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Current Obituaries

Obituaries from the November 14 paper.

Daniel Stanley

Daniel Gene Stanley Sr., 80, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in a local hospital.

He was born in Port Arthur, Texas. He graduated from Grand Lake High School and attended Louisiana College. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps League, and the LAJ Goldwing Association. He retired as Supervisor for ALCOA. He was a lifelong resident of Lake Charles. He was the pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in LeBleu Settlement.

Survivors are his wife, Nelda Faye Chesson Stanley; daughter, Denise G. Stanley Miller (Scotty) of Big Lake; sons, Daniel G. Stanley Jr. (Mary) of Lake Charles, and Derek G. Stanley (Stephanie) of Carlyss; sisters, Judy Guidry of Lake Charles, and Sheryl Simpson of Olympia, Wash.; brother, Deryl Stanley of California; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Stanley and Dula LeBleu; and one sister.

His funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 9, at Bethany Baptist Church in Lake Charles. Dr. David Hankins and Rev. Randall Chesson officiated. Burial followed the service in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home of Lake Charles.

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Milton Trahan

Milton Joseph “Claude” Trahan, 82, resident of Vinton died on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. He was born in Edgerly. His first job was on his father’s farm in Edgerly where he learned about the operation of a rice farm. After high school, he moved on to working as a roustabout in the oilfield, then an operator in the Cities Service Refinery, followed by a career as an electrician working in industry. He worked in the Cities Service PCD plant in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, but moved to Rifle Colorado where he worked in the Shale Oil Processing Industry. He returned to Louisiana and went to work at the Boeing Strategic Oil Reserves in Hackberry. He also served in the Louisiana National Guard.

He was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vinton where he served as Extraordinary Minister of Communion and CCD Teacher.

He is survived by his wife, Alma Levada Trahan; children, Mitzi Bond (Joe), Todd Trahan (Kathy), Cathy Hoffpauir (George), Greg, Wendy Miguez (Keith), Sunny Miller (Mike), Jade English (Conor); 22 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Murphy and Edith Trahan; one brother; and one grandchild, Jessica.

A Mass of Christian burial was held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Vinton on Monday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. followed by a graveside service at Mimosa Pines-South Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton.

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Mark Wood

Mark Evans Wood, 40, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

He was born in Sulphur. After graduating from Sulphur High School in 1997, He graduated from the police academy in 1998. He ended 18 years of police work after being promoted to lieutenant and finally captain. He was security supervisor at Cameron LNG until his death.

Mark is survived by his wife, Ashley Wood; three daughters, Alexis, Aidan and Adyson, all of DeRidder; father, Robert Wood of Seymour, Tenn,; mother in law and father in law, Keith and Stefani Ortego of Ragley; grandmother, Trudy Poole of Sulphur; brother, Chad Wood of Sulphur; brother, Gokay Ormanci of Lake Charles; brother, Jared Campbell of Benton.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose Marie Wood.

Funeral service was held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at DeRidder First Baptist Church with Pastor Garrett West officiating. Burial followed at Whitaker Cemetery under the direction of Johnson and Robison Funeral Home.

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Tommy Mouton, Jr.

Earl Thomas “Tommy” Mouton, Jr., 56, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 in Thailand.

Tommy served in the Army National Guard before graduating from Western Carolina University with a degree in Education. Tommy’s teaching career eventually brought him to Thailand where he taught, students of all ages, English. Before going to Thailand, Tommy was a successful kickboxer holding many titles.

Tommy leaves behind three beautiful children Rashale Mouton, Alicia Mouton, Jonnathun Mouton and wife Shelby; two beautiful granddaughters, Emerson and Madelyn Mouton; sisters Yvonne Mouton and Teresa Mouton; brothers, Val Mouton and wife Derinda and Gerald Mouton and wife Kelli; and his grandmother, Bonnye Theriot Hebert.

His prayer and reflection service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at Johnson Funeral Home, led by Fr. Johnny Savoy. A gathering of family members and friends will be on Monday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the start of the service. Burial of his urn will be in Our Lady Star of Sea Cemetery.

Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net

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