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Obituaries for March 28 2023

March 28, 2023 at 4:00 a.m.


Gloria Marzelle (Harrison) Haynes, 82 of Magnolia, Arkansas formerly of Springhill, Louisiana passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at Wentworth Place in Magnolia.

Marzelle was born, April 25, 1940, in the Spring Branch Community to the late Thomas Jackson Harrison and Nora Irene (King) Harrison. She was a member of Bethel Church, a master gardener, loved working in her yard, and could play the piano by ear.

Marzelle is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Sammy Joe Haynes; and her siblings, Kenneth Harrison, Hulen "Boots" Harrison, Rand Harrison, and two infant brothers. She is survived by her children, Jan Hutcheson (Rick) of Magnolia, Arkansas; Loretta Rodriguez (Luis) of Hendersonville, North Carolina, Paula Phillips (Marty) of Decatur, Mississippi, Jason Haynes of Fayetteville, Georgia; grandchildren, Caleb Hutcheson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Joel Hutcheson of Magnolia, Jennifer Rodriguez of Ashville, North Caolina, Jonathon Rodriguez and Claire Dubois of Hendersonville, North Carolina, Nicholas Rodriguez (Rachel) of Mills River, North Carolina, Hunter Phillips and fiancé Liza Wall and Jesse Phillips all of Decatur, Mississippi; a great grandson Milo Gay of Ashville, North Carolina; a sister Martha Powell of Walker, Louisiana; and three sisters in law, Bobbie Harrison of Springhill, Louisiana; Minnie Morgan of Magnolia, and Deva Nell Kilpatrick of Shongaloo; and a host of extended family and friends.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Paul Troquille officiating with burial to follow at Western Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia. Visitation with the family will be Saturday evening from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Leadership Training International, 2395 Tallgrass Circle, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111.

Pallbearers were Jesse Phillips, Hunter Phillips, Joel Hutcheson, Caleb Hutcheson, Harper Baucum, and Jim McWilliams.


Clarence J. Johnson, 84, of Lewisville, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, March 26th, 2023, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with R.L. Reed Funeral Home in Magnolia, Arkansas.


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