Obituaries

Ziad Abu Dalu

11 August 1939 - 4 September 2018

Ziad Abu Dalu, M.D. died peacefully on September 4, 2018 at his beloved farm near Farmington, MO. He was born in Jerusalem, Palestine on August 11, 1939 to Sulieman and Nuzmiah (Bamia) Dalu.

Benjamin Richard Persons

6 January 1927 - 3 September 2018

After a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, Benjamin Richard (Ben) Persons, 91, of Rochester, passed away on September 3, 2018, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Ben was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on January 6, 1927, to Benjamin and Catherine (Colbert) Persons, the third of four children.

Tawhida Parnoutsoukian

7 December 1939 - 27 August 2018

Our dear Tawhida "Sophie" Parnoutsoukian, 78, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 27th, 2018 from congestive heart failure. Sophie was born on December 7th, 1939 in Assiut, Egypt to Wilson and Liza Tadros.

Frederick Leopold Haack

25 July 1920 - 25 August 2018

Frederick Leopold Haack died quietly at home in New Orleans on August 25, 2018 at age 98. A true representative of the Greatest Generation, he was born in New York City on July 25, 1920 and, prior to America's entry into World War II, attended the University of Wyoming.

Benny James Swindler

19 June 1926 - 15 August 2018

Born June 19, 1926, in New Roads. After graduating from Poydras High School, he joined the Navy and served at the Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor, and aboard the USS GUAM (CB-2) during World War II. He was a graduate of LSU with a degree in mechanical engineering.

William Carl Quinn

11 August 2018

Bill Quinn, 89 of Vidor died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont, TX. A native of Beaumont, he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Bill served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a member of the Asiatic - Pacific Fleet.

Alexander S. Allen VIII

7 January 1941 - 1 August 2018

Alexander (Al) S. Allen VIII (77) returned home to his Heavenly Father, Wednesday evening, August 1st, 2018 with his friends and family nearby.

Jeffrey Eugene Jones

31 August 1954 - 26 July 2018

A service was held on Friday, July 27, 2018, for Jeffrey Eugene Jones, at the Islamic Community Greater Killeen Mosque in Killeen, Texas. Burial followed the service at Magbarah Cemetery of Central Texas, Temple, TX.

Agop Parnoutsoukian

5 July 1931 - 23 July 2018

Agop “Jack” Parnoutsoukian, 87, cashed in his chips July 23rd, 2018 after he was dealt a losing hand of lymphoma cancer. Jack was born on July 5th, 1931 in Beirut, Lebanon to Ohannes and Helene Parnoutsoukian.

Gary D. Darby

14 July 2018

Gary D. Darby, 79, of Floyd, Virginia, formerly of Bumpass, passed away July 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Beverly Joyce Cleaver

23 July 1924 - 14 July 2018

Beverly “Bev” Joyce Cleaver, of the Denver Eastern Star and Masonic Retirement Community, and formerly a resident of Homewood at Crumland Farms in Frederick Maryland, and of Penn Valley, California, died Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Merrilee Ann Gomoll

10 January 1943 - 13 July 2018

Merrilee Ann (Adams) Gomoll passed away at Peace Hospice on July 13, 2018. Merrilee was born on January 10, 1943 in Longview, WA to Chester and Bertha Adams. The family lived in Kelso, WA for many years where she attended elementary, middle and high school and graduated with an AA degree from Lower Columbia College in Longview.