Deaths Elsewhere

Former legislator, publisher
OAKDALE – Services for former newspaper publisher and legislator E. Holman Jones will be Wednesday. He died Jan. 12 at age 87.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He and the late Harold Hudgins began the Oakdale Beacon in 1960 as a free circulation paper. He was owner of Magnolia Printing for more than 50 years and co-owner of the Oakdale Journal. He served one term in the Louisiana House and was president of the Oakdale Recreation District board for almost 40 years.
Survivors include his wife Patricia and five children.
Arrangements are by Rush.

Retired banker
NEW IBERIA – Services for retired banker Jack O. Broussard will be Tuesday. He died Jan. 11 at age 91.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired CEO of New Iberia National Bank.
Survivors include three children.
Arrangements are by Evangeline.

SLU Professor Emeritus
HAMMOND – Services for SLU Professor Emeritus Dr. Thomas Tedder, Jr. will be Thursday. He died Jan. 11 at age 85.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. HE was founder of the La. Council of Professors of Educational Administration.
Survivors include a daughter.

Furniture company owner
ALEXANDRIA – Services for former medical records administrator and furniture company owner Fay Downs Ellerbe will be Thursday. She died Jan. 12 at age 87.
Her family owned Downs Furniture for many years.
Survivors include three sons and a daughter.

Former Grambling councilman, pastor
JONESBORO -- Services for former Grambling, La. city councilman and educator/pastor the Rev. Roosevelt Bryant, Jr. will be Thursday.
He was a former teacher-administrator in Ouachita, Jackson and Bienville Parishes schools and director of Project Upward Bound at Grambling State. He had pastored a number of Baptist churches in Louisiana and serviced on the Grambling City Council.
Survivors include his wife Emma Jean and two children.
Arrangements are by Paradise.

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