The GazetteJanuary 25, 1939 The following clipping is taken from a Houston, Texas, newspaper of recent date: "A Houston mother and father prepared today to bury their only two children, baby girls, 1 and 3 years old, after the two had died within a few minutes of each other this morning. "The children, Carolyn Grace, … Continue reading COUPLE’S ONLY CHILDREN DIE FEW MINUTES APART


Dan Barr was “Grand Old Man” of Methodism

Winnfield News-AmericanNovember 27, 1936 Reverend Dan C. Barr, 84, affectionately known as "Brother" Barr, and termed the "grand old man of North Louisiana Methodism", died at a Monroe clinic. He had been seriously ill for several days, and the end was not unexpected. The body was taken to the First Methodist Church of Monroe Friday at … Continue reading Dan Barr was “Grand Old Man” of Methodism

In Memoriam

The Gazette May 20, 1903 When death invades the family circle and claims for its victim the dear, devoted wife and fond, indulgent mother, and leaves husband and children almost heart-broken, it is indeed a sad sight to the beholder. But it is the Lord's doings, and it is marvelous in our eyes. Lizzie, wife … Continue reading In Memoriam

Lori Ann Taylor

Funeral services for Lori Ann Taylor, 58, of Farmerville will be held at 10:00am, Friday, May 11, 2018 at Holmesville Baptist Church near Downsville with Bro. Jerry Whitman officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Nebo Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville. Lori went to her heavenly home on May 8, 2018. … Continue reading Lori Ann Taylor

Jacob Marx

The Gazette August 13, 1902 News was received this morning at Farmerville that Mr. Jacob Marx was dead. He died yesterday afternoon at four o’clock at the insane asylum at Jackson, La., whither he was carried about a week ago, in an incurable demented condition. For many years Mr. Marx was a leading merchant of … Continue reading Jacob Marx