June 11, 2005

Published 12:00 am Monday, June 13, 2005

The Vicksburg Post prints obituaries in news form for area residents, their family members and for former residents at no charge. Families wishing to publish additional information or to use specific wording have the option of a paid obituary.

Tina Louise Fuller

DELHI – Tina Louise Fuller died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. She was 19.

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Miss Fuller was a 2005 graduate of Forest High School in Pioneer, La. She was a cashier with Farmers One Stop in Monticello, La., and a member of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by her parents, Clyde Edward Fuller and Debra Ann Hale Fuller of Pioneer; her paternal grandfather, R.E. Fuller of Pioneer; two brothers, Michael Wayne Fuller and Robert Clyde Fuller, both of Pioneer; and her fiance, Chris “Gator” Smitherman of Monticello.

Services will be at 3 today in the chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Delhi with the Rev. Todd Perry officiating. Burial will follow at the Epps Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home until the time of the service.

Pallbearers will be Timmy Whatley, John Ragus, Heath Hutchinson, Paul Philley, Mark Kirkland and Stacey Kirkland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hardy “James” Arledge, Adam Plunkett, Brandon Pace and the 2005 graduating class of Forest High School.

Memorials may be made to the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA), 3501 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 940, Metarie, LA 70002 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Gloria Marie LaForge

OAK GROVE – Gloria Marie LaForge died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. She was 19.

Miss LaForge was born in Bastrop, La., and was a resident of Oak Grove.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Jim Thompson and Nolan Harper.

She is survived by her father and stepmother, Robert Dean and Angie LaForge of Kilbourne, La.; her mother, Tammy Lynn Densmore of Oak Grove; her stepfather, Jimmy Harper of Kilbourne; her grandparents, Maria and Paul LaForge and Johnny and Dinky Cook, all of Kilbourne, Betty Jo Thompson of Monroe and Diane Harper of Oak Grove; two brothers, Bransen LaForge and Ethan LaForge, both of Oak Grove; and three sisters, Callie Harper and Haley Moon, both of Kilbourne, and Jessica LaForge of Oak Grove.

Services will be at 10 today at Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove with Archie Haley officiating. Burial will follow at Kilbourne Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Slade Ratcliff, Josh Crowe, Matt Huffty, Steven Carroll, Adam Brown, Cody Huffty, John Patrick Brown and Jeremy McAlpine.

Mary Louise Richey

OAK GROVE – Mary Louise Richey died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at the West Carroll Memorial Hospital in Oak Grove. She was 57.

Mrs. Richey was preceded in death by her parents, Felton Odell and Vera A. Patterson, and a sister, Patricia Patterson.

She is survived by her husband, Duane Richey of Oak Grove; a son, Stephen Hagan of Oak Grove; two daughters, Tammy Harper of Jamestown, La., and Terry Shaw of Greenville, S.C.; a brother, Donald Patterson of Morgan City, La.; and a sister, Norma Jean Streetman, also of Morgan City.

Services will be at at 2 today in the Cox Funeral Home chapel in Oak Grove with the Rev. Mike Howard officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Joey Harper, Andy Shaw, Joe Tannehill, Brandon Hagan, Alan Serjeant and Archie Haley.