Death Notices for the week of August 12th

Otis Lee Jones, 57 of Houston, Texas formerly of Monroe, LA maintenance worker died July 31, 2019. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 16 at First Pilgrim Baptist Church, Monroe, LA Visitation will be 10:00 a.m., until service time Friday, August 16 at First Pilgrim Baptist Church, Monroe, LA Burial will be in the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Monroe, LA.

Joycelyn Shaw, 66 of Monroe, LA., food service worker died August 8, 2019. Services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, August 17 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, Monroe, LA. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until service time Saturday, August 17 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, Monroe, LA. Burial will be in the Richwood Memorial Gardens, Richwood, LA under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Janyce Marie Ford, 55 of Tempe Arizona formerly of Monroe, LA., died August 11, 2019. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 17 at Smith Funeral Home, Monroe, LA. Visitation will be 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 16 at Smith Funeral Home, Monroe, LA. Burial will be in the Magnolia Cemetery, Monroe, LA under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Pastor Dottie Carter Rivers, of Monroe, LA., clergy died August 7, 2019. Services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 17 at Greater New Antioch Baptist Church, Monroe, LA. Visitation will be 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 16 at Word of Faith Church, Monroe, LA. Burial will be in the Richwood Memorial Garden, Richwood, LA under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Johnnie Lee Hubbard, 73, master carpenter, died August 13, 2019. Services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Smith Funeral Home, Monroe, LA. Visitation is 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019, at Smith Funeral Home, Monroe, LA. Burial will be in the Richwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.