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Obituaries for Thursday, May 18, 2006

Hazel Hennington Box

Graveside services for Hazel Hennington Box, of Springfield,La., are 10 a.m. Friday, May 19, at Wesson Cemetery. HarrigillFuneral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Visitation is today from 6 to 9 p.m. at Harry McKeely & SonFuneral Home in Hammond, La.

Mrs. Box, 87, died May 17, 2006, at North Oakes Medical Center.She was born in Beauregard on Aug. 13, 1918, to Edgar and MaryElizabeth Hennington.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JohnPreston Box; her infant daughter; her son-in-law, Bruce Creek; hergranddaughter, Janelle Box; and her 11 brothers and sisters.

Survivors are her daughter Johnnye Pearl Creek; her daughter andson-in-law, Cherie and Charlie Taylor; her son and daughter-in-law,Philip “Flip” and Debbie Box; her sister, Margarite Granberry; andher 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Springfield First United MethodistChurch, P.O. Box 66, Springfield, LA 70462.

E-mail condolences may be made to hmckneely@i-55.com. On thesubject line write “Box.”

Randall L. Calhoun

Services for Randall L. Calhoun, of Meadville, are 11 a.m.Friday, May 19, at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial in ConcordBaptist Church Cemetery in Franklin County.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Calhoun, 39, died May 16, 2006, at his residence. He wasborn in Jackson on Nov. 24, 1966, to Carol Mack Calhoun andMargaret Calhoun Buie.

He was a self-employed carpenter and woodworker. He was a memberof Concord Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death was his stepfather, Jack D. Buie.

Survivors are his parents; his wife, Desree L. Calhoun, ofMeadville; his son, Gavin Calhoun, of Meadville; his stepson, TateWilliamson, of Meadville; his daughter, Rhiannon Calhoun, ofMeadville; his stepdaughter, Layla Williamson, of Meadville; hisstepgrandmother, Myrtle Buie, of Meadville; his brothers, JohnnyMarlon Calhoun and wife, Sheila, of Hattiesburg; his sister,Deborah Magee, Meadville; and several nieces and nephews.

Dolly Watts Jolly

Services for Dolly Watts Jolly, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Friday, May 19, at Friendship Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Jolly, 90, died May 17, 2006, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter. She was born on Sept. 22, 1915, to Charlie Watts and AnnieSmith Watts.

She was retired from Stahl Urban Company. She was a member ofFriendship Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Joe Jolly;her brothers, Ira Watts, Zollie Watts and Burton Watts; hersisters, Clara Smith, Ruby Smith, Verdie Watts and Katie Watts.

She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

F.M. Oglesby Sr.

Services for F.M. Oglesby Sr., of Meadville, are 10 a.m. Friday,May 19, at Franklin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in MidwayCemetery in Meadville.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, and onFriday from 8 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mr. Oglesby, 82, died May 16, 2006, at his residence. He wasborn in Franklin County on Jan. 2, 1924, to George Oglesby and EllaCloy Oglesby.

He was retired from the Armstrong Tire and Rubber Co., after 40years of service. He served as treasurer for the Local 303 Unionfor 26 years. He served for 13 years as election commissioner forDistrict Two in Franklin County. He was an Army veteran of WorldWar II. He was a member of Meadville Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his seven brothers; histhree sisters; and one grandson, Andy Oglesby.

Survivors are his wife, Louise Wallace Oglesby, of Meadville;his son, F.M. Oglesby Jr., and wife Cathy, of Baton Rouge, La.; andhis daughter, Beverly Oglesby, of Meadville.