The Cenla Report is a news aggregation website covering Central Louisiana and East Texas.


Dec 21

Funeral services for Bobby W. Burks, 75, of DeRidder, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, December 22, 2014, at Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in DeRidder, LA, with Rev. Clyde Snider officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Creek Cemetery near Kipling Community, LA, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder. Mr. Burks passed from this life on Friday, December 19, 2014, in Lake Charles, LA. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Sunday, December 21, 2014, and Monday, December 22, 2014 from 8:00 A M until time of the service at Labby Memorial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.

Bobby was born on Tuesday, March 21, 1939 to William Robert and nancy Davis Burks in Pitkin, LA. He was a retired route salesman, a God fearing Christian, loved singing and was a musician. He was a great husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Faye Burks; sons Randy Burks and wife Kristi, and Russell Burks; daughters Renee’ Davis and husband John, Roxanne Davis and husband Ermel, Ronise Steech and husband Jeff, all of DeRidder, Robin Spence and husband Bruce of Rosepine, LA, and Rachelle Brown and husband Dusty of DeRidder; brother Darval Burks of DeRidder; sister Evelyn Isbell of DeRidder; 18 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren

Dec 21

Funeral services for Manuel Ford, 74, of Leesville, Louisiana will be announced by the Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville. Mr. Ford passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014, in Leesville.

Dec 21

The Anacoco Indians connected on 85 percent of their free throw attempts in the fourth quarter, holding on for a 70-63 victory over the Leesville Wampus Cats in the finals of the Mickey Goins Memorial Tournament held Saturday at Anacoco High School.


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