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Obituaries for Wednesday, February 11

Max Richard Conliff Jr.

Services for Max Richard Conliff Jr. of Wabash, Ind., are 10a.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at McDonald Funeral Home, EddingfieldChapel, in Wabash with burial in Falls Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 2-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Conliff, 53, died Feb. 8, 2004, at Wabash County Hospital.He was born in Wabash on Dec. 15, 1950, to Max R. Conliff Sr. andPat Marks France.

He was a member of LaFontaine Christian Church.

Preceding him in death were his mother and two brothers.

Survivors are his sons, Shane R. Conliff of Akron, Ind., RogerD. Conliff of Wabash, Ind., Max Garrett of Andrews, Ind., andShannon Schaffer of Brookhaven; his brothers, Randy Conliff, MickyConliff and Dennis Conliff, all of Wabash, and Jimmy Conliff ofAkron; his stepsisters, Robin Corn of N. Manchester, Ind., and LolaFrance of Wabash; his stepbrothers, Rocky France of Wabash, RichardFrance of Ohio, Russell France of N. Manchester, Randy France ofServia, Ind., and Rodney France of Laketon, Ind.; and ninegrandchildren.

Rita Hutchinson Traylor

Services for Rita Hutchinson Traylor of Brookhaven are 11 a.m.,Thursday, Feb. 12, at McKneely Funeral Home in Kentwood, La., withburial in Barron Cemetery in Kentwood. Services will be conductedby the Rev. David Milligan.

Visitation is Wednesday from 6-9 p.m., and Thursday from 8-11a.m., at the funeral home.

Mrs. Traylor, 88, died Feb. 9, 2004, at her residence.

She was a homemaker, and was a native of Hammond, La.

Preceding her in death were her husband, T.J. Traylor; twodaughters, Bertie Ballard and Yvonne Chenevert; her son, JimTraylor; an infant brother and sister; and a grandson, HaroldBernard Fairburn Jr.

Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Wilda Fairburn Gillof Spring Creek, La., Nancy and Larry Loper, and Jo Ann and ElliottSmith, all of Brookhaven, Lois and F.L. Leonard of Springfield,La., and Sharon and John Bevil of Gramercy, La.; her sister, AudreyFairchild of St. Francisville, La.; her grandsons, Bill Ballard ofChesbrough, La., and Scott Traylor of Gramercy; and numerousgrandchildren, great-grandchildren andgreat-great-grandchildren.