Obituaries for May 28, 2001
Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 27, 2001
Sunday, May 27, 2001
The Natchez Democrat
Obituaries published in the May 28, 2001, edition of The Natchez
Johnie G. Miller, 11 a.m., Good Road Penecostal Church.
Ida Anna R. Blanchette
June 20, 1901 – May 23, 2001
Graveside services for Ida Anna &uot;Ann&uot; Rickard Blanchette,
99, of Orange, Texas, who died Wednesday, May 23, 2001, in San
Antonio, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Natchez City Cemetery under
the direction of Laird Funeral Home with the Rev. Corky Evans
Blanchette was born June 20, 1901, in Brenehauven, Germany.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, William B. Rickard
and Otar Blanchette; two sons, Harry Rickard and Frank Rickard;
and two granddaughters, Patsy Rickard and Becky Rickard.
Survivors include a son, Eddie L. Rickard of San Antonio; grandchildren,
Linda Douglass of Lake St. John, La., LeRoy Rickard of Texas,
Trenna Rickard of Amarillo, Texas, Cathy Lewis of San Antonio,
Jo Lynn Bailey of Beaumont, Texas, and Edward Rickard and Maggie
Rickard, both of San Antonio; six great-grandchildren; and seven
The family requests memorials be made to the local chapter
of the American Cancer Society.
Barry H. Varner
Dec. 5, 1952 – May 25, 2001
LISMORE, La. – Services for Barry H. &uot;Bear&uot; Varner,
48, of Monterey, who died Friday, May 25, 2001, in La Salle Parish,
will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, at Lismore Baptist Church with
the Revs. Paul Stephens and Tony Ganey officiating.
Burial will be in the Lismore Baptist Church Cemetery under
the direction of Young’s Funeral Home Ferriday Chapel.
Visitation is from 5 until 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at
the funeral home and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday
at the church.
Varner was born Dec. 5, 1952, in Henderson, Ky., the son of
Barrett M. and Audrey M. Varner.
He was a truck driver with Plains Marketing in Vidalia.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a sister, Bonnie
Survivors include his mother; and friend, Derrick Barlow.
Pallbearers will be Sid Goings, Roger Wiley, Pat Tucker, Sonny
Lees, Ray Barlow, Michael Guillot, Jimmy Guillot Jr. and Curtis
Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Dale Guillot, James Enterkin,
Jimmy Goings and Dutch Thornton.
Johnie G. Miller
Feb. 20, 1917 – May 26, 2001
JONESVILLE, La. – Services for Johnie G. Miller, 84, of Jonesville,
who died Saturday, May 26, 2001, in Ferriday, will be at 11 a.m.,
today at Good Road Penecostal Church with the Revs. Mickey Hudnall,
Steve Cleoenger and Bryan Taylor officiating.
Burial will be in the Heard Cemetery in Manifest under the
direction of Young’s Funeral Home.
Miller was born Feb. 20, 1917, in Jonesville, the son of Frank
and Julia Miller.
He was a custodian for Jonesville Elementary School, a World
War II veteran as a member of the U.S. Army and a member of the
Good Road Penecostal Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Billy Miller.
Survivors include a wife, Ioma Miller of Jonesville; two daughters,
Renee Butts and Lisa Coleman, both of Jonesville; five sons, David
Miller, Tommy Miller and Ray Mille, all of Jonesville, Johnny
Miller of Vidalia and Terry Miller of Rhinehart; three brothers,
Albert &uot;Bud&uot; Miller and Frank Miller, both of Jonesville,
and Phillip Miller of Oakwoods, Texas; and a sister, Marie Windham
Pallbearers will be Ethan Butts, Kris Coleman, Billy Miller,
Bobby Miller, Brock Miller, Robert Miller, Jeremy Posey and Jerry
T. Waring Bennett
Services for T. Waring Bennett, 84, of Natchez, who died Sunday,
May 27, 2001, at Natchez Community Hospital, are incomplete at
Laird Funeral Home.