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Funeral services for Milburn James Barrere of Hamburg will take place on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Moreauville beginning at 2:00pm with Father Marc Noel officiating. Visitation will also be held that day from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Escudé Funeral Home of Moreauville. A private burial service will be held at a later date.

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Funeral services for Gertrude Theresa Juneau of Moreauville will take place at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Moreauville on Thursday, August 14, 2014 beginning at 11:00am with Father Marc Noel officiating. Visitation will take place at the Escudé Funeral Home of Moreauville that morning from 8:00am to 11:00am. Burial will commence at the Sacred Heart Catholic Mausoleum. Gertrude Juneau, age 85, passed away at the Avoyelles Hospital of Marksville on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Folse & Marie Lemoine Juneau, and brother, Roy Juneau. She is survived by her brother, Joseph Juneau of Moreauville; sister, Annie Ruth Morgan of Longbridge; and extended family and friends. Service and arrangements are under the direction of Escudé Funeral Home.

Landry (L.A.) Roy, 76, died Saturday, August 9, 2014 in his home after a struggle with cancer. Mr. Roy is known by thousands of students as an extraordinary teacher. With his sharp wit, sense of humor and passion for knowledge, Mr. Roy influenced the lives of every student he encountered.

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Funeral services for Rowena Gauthier Vidrine will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in the Chapel of Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie. Burial will follow in the Pythian Cemetery under the direction of Melancon Funeral Home. Mrs. Vidrine, age 92, of Bunkie, passed away at the Lexington House in Alexandria.

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 Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in the Delhomme Funeral Home Chapel for Zachary Shawn Rivers, Sr, 37, who passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:30 am at his residence. Reverend Gary Funderberg, Associate Pastor of The Bayou Baptist Church will conduct the funeral services. Burial will take place in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Zachary, a resident of Scott, LA was the son of the Andy Rivers and the former Patricia Nicholson Felder.

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Funeral services for Mary B. Ducote of Simmesport will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 beginning at 11am at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Simmesport with Fr. Dwight De Jesus officiating. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 beginning at 8am until 11am at the Escudé Funeral Home in Simmesport. Interment will be held at the Christ the King Mausoleum. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Escudé Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for Samuel Barrow were held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Christian Worship Center in Alexandria, where Bro. Jimmy Harris officiated. Burial followed in Salem Cemetery in Bunkie, under the direction of Progressive Funeral Home of Bunkie. Samuel, age 72, of Bunkie, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2014, at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

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