Scott Randall Rogers
March 10, 1961 – August 22, 2023
Scott Randall Rogers of Jonesboro, LA, passed from this world on August 22, 2023. Born to Robert and Betty Rogers on March 10, 1961, Scott always loved the great outdoors with a fondness for hunting and fishing. He was an accomplished marksman who enjoyed competition shooting and archery. He also had an artistic side that he displayed through his carvings and taxidermy. Though he was renowned for his ability to repair and refurbish firearms, he will be remembered most for his wisecracks, pranks and ability to make others laugh.
Left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Robert W. Rogers Jr (Catherine) and David M. Rogers; nieces, Brooke and Holly; nephews, Dusty and Daniel, along with a host of great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 6:00 pm at North Hodge Assembly of God with Bro. Michael Whitman officiating.
Edgar Herman Shows
April 30, 1938 – August 26, 2023
Edgar Herman Shows, age 85 of Dodson, walked through Heaven’s gates on Saturday, August 26, 2023. He worked for the Hodge Paper Mill for 48 years as a painter and insulator. After retirement he enjoyed going out to eat at favorite restaurants like the Catfish Inn with his sweetheart, Melba. Edgar was a fan of Old Westerns, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed anytime he got to spend outdoors. He enjoyed working his hunting dogs. Edgar loved the entertainment of sitting on his back porch with his tobacco pipe, watching the Martins feed and fly and listening to his scanner. His favorite hobby was gardening and he was quite a green thumb when it came to raising one. He grew corn, purplehull peas, squash, tomatoes, cucumbers and the list grows on. Edgar always grew enough in his garden to send fresh corn and peas home with his whole family. He loved his family dearly, especially his great grandchildren. The love for them showed all over his face when they came for a visit and his face would always light up. Edgar was blessed to live a long life that was well lived and full of love.
Those left to cherish his memory is his wife of 65 years, Melba (Borland) Shows, children, Phillip Shows and wife Ramona of Quitman, Loretta Ledford and husband Freddie of Weston, Liz Shumake of Jonesboro, Mark Shows of Denham Springs, Jason Shows and wife Samantha of Weston; grandchildren, Nathan Shows (Christy), Bradley Shows (Brigitte), Jessica Middleton (Zack), Caleb Guyotte (Stacie), Amber Guyotte, Lance Ledford (Amanda), Jacob Shows (Anna Claire), Cole Shows, Ben Shows, Garrett Shows, Jayson Roberts, Philip “P.J.” Roberts; 9 great grandchildren; siblings, Don A. Shows and wife Bobbie of Dodson, Jerry Taylor and husband Garland of Dodson, Mary Ann Tinsley and husband Jim of Dodson; son in law, Jimmy Shumake; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins,
other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Donnis (Wyatt) Shows; brother in law, Burl Lasyone.
Funeral services are set for 11:00AM Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at Siloam Baptist Church in Gansville with Bro. Charlie Hammons and Bro. Terry Bartley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home,
Serving the family as pallbearers will be Nathan Shows, Caleb Guyotte, Lance Ledford, Jacob Shows, Bradley Shows, Cole Shows, Ben Shows, Garrett Shows.
The family would like to extend special appreciation and thank Allegiance Healthcare Hospice and his caring sitters, Misty and Terri for all their care.
Shirley Ann Allen
February 16, 1951 – August 26th, 2023
Shirley Ann Allen was born on February 16, 1951, and passed from this life on August 26th, 2023. She was a loving wife, sister, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed crocheting and doing needlework. She liked to hunt and fish. She was caring and friendly. She never met a stranger, to know her was to love her. She enjoyed playing games with her family and her friends, Pokeno was her favorite.
She will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by his parents, Dave and Ada Lee Lenard; and brothers, Ray Lenard, Gary Lenard, Herman Lenard.
Those left to cherish her memory include by her husband of fourteen years, Homer F Allen; her children Curtis Risher and spouse Callie, Chris Risher, David Risher and spouse Michelle, Nettie Truelove and husband John; her siblings Edward A Lenard and wife Charlene, and Don Lenard and wife Susie; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 29th, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Chatham with Brother Darrin Lenard officiating. Interment followed at Chatham Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe.
Pallbearers were Jarrod Lenard, Stacy Lenard, Josh Lenard, Todd Lenard, Larry Don Lenard, and Bubba Givens. Honorary pallbearers were Randall Gregory, and Johnny McConnell.