Obituaries from the August 13 paper.
Virginia Fae Myers Mahaffey, 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in a local hospital.
She was a native of DeQuincy and had been a resident of Sulphur for the last 11 years. She enjoyed reading her Bible and discussing the Bible with others, as well as traveling and spending time with her family. Virginia was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Sulphur.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, George Mahaffey, Sr. of Sulphur; four children, Frank Mahaffey of Sulphur, Laura Pooser and husband, Anthony of Sulphur, George "Bubba" Mahaffey, Jr. and wife, Ruth of Prairieville; and Anthony Mahaffey of Spring, Texas; six grandchildren, Brandy Mahaffey, Mikey Mahaffey, Kelsey Brown, Kayla Soileau, Cullen Mahaffey, and Aaron Mahaffey; and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Miles Myers and Ethel Craft Myers; and her sisters, Opal Perkins and Frankie Streetman.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, in The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 857 Sweeney Lane in Sulphur. Brother Ronald Young will officiate.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.
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Brenda Faye Chaline, 60, of Sulphur died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in a local hospital.
She was born in Lake Charles to U.V. and Florence Doucet.
She is survived by one daughter, Raquel Chaline-Ardoin and husband Cory of Sulphur; two stepsons, Michael Chaline and wife Susan of Hackberry, and Rocky Chaline and wife Shannon of Longville; one sister, Sheila Doucet of Durant, Okla.; one brother, Wayne Doucet of San Angelo, Texas; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elray Chaline.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Johnson Funeral Home. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery. Rev. Chuck Huddleston officiated.
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Kayla Rose Broughton, 23, was born in Houma. She died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from a head wound sustained from a long boarding accident while not wearing a helmet.
She attended South Beauregard in Longville from pre-K through 9th, 10th and 11th grade at Barbe High and 12th at LaGrange High. She loved French language and culture and studied at LSU at Eunice.
Survivors include her parents, Benjamin A. Sr. and Mary Ann Broughton; brothers, Benjamin Jr. and Matthew Broughton; sisters, Sarah, Jenny and her twin sister, Kristy Broughton; grandmother, Claire M. Regan.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 9, at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles.
Memorial donations may be made to help with funeral expenses.
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A graveside memorial service for Jerrie Irene Granger, 58, were held Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Hebert Cemetery in Grand Lake. Pastor Carl Joseph officiated.
Ms. Granger died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Born in Pineville, she lived most of her life in the Ragley and DeRidder area. She attended South Beauregard High School.
Survivors include her three daughters, Rebecca Brown of Lake Charles, Jennifer Fontenot Franklin of Ragley, and Kelsi Gebhardt of Metairie; two sons: Joey Fontenot of Lake Charles, and Cody Buratt of Prairieville; one sister, Barbara Comfer of Moss Bluff; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lynna Hood Granger; and a daughter, Amanda D. Brown.
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