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Ashley News Observer- Obituaries

Edwin “Jerry” Bergeron, 49, of Shreveport, La., formerly of Hamburg, died July 18, 2014 in Shreveport.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Medders Funeral Home, with burial in Crossroads Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Jackson.

He is survived by two sons, Bon Bergeron of Hamburg and Drew Bergeron of Vicksburg, Miss.; a daughter, Heather Bergeron of Hamburg; a stepson, Skyler Wilbanks of Vicksburg, Miss.; a sister, Marlaina Credille of Washington, D.C.; a brother, Joey Credille of Vicksburg, Miss.; his stepfather, Larry Credille of Vicksburg, Miss. and two grandchildren.

Visitation is from 12 noon-2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Medders Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Georgia Lee Blackmon, 96, of Dermott, formerly of Portland, died July 15, 2014 at Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center in Little Rock.

Funeral services were July 22 at Holland Chapel AME Church, with burial in Coleman Memorial Cemetery in Dermott. The Revs. Christopher Goodman and Daniel Franklin officiated.

She was a seamstress and a member of Holland Chapel AME Church in 1968 and served as Sunday School secretary, church treasurer, and secretary of trustee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jasper and Pashion Bennett Blackmon.

She is survived by an adopted son, Lewis Hardaway of Hensley and other relatives.

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Daniels-Jiles, 81, of Lacey, died July 18, 2014 at her residence.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olive AME Church, with the Rev. Jesse Washington officiating.

She was a retired showroom designer and a member of Mt. Olive AME Church.     
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Esther Jo Smith Daniels and two brothers, Willie Daniels, Jr. and Terry Daniels.  

She is survived by a son, Mark Da’von Graham of Compton, Calif.; four daughters, Carolyn Faye Royal of Los Angels, Calif., Victoria Streeter Rasshan of Chino Hills, Calif., Sharon Joya “Cookie” Christopher of Eilat, Israel and Arlethea Jiles of Monticello; a sister, Mae Sue Thomas of Lacey; 18 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Cromwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Julia Palomino Nash, 78, of Hamburg, died July 16, 2014 at Pinewood Health and Rehabilitation Center. 

Graveside services were July 18 at Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery in Union County with Dr. Bobby Pennington officiating. 

She was a seamstress and a member of First Baptist Church of Hamburg, where she served as Sunday school secretary. 

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 352, Hamburg, AR  71646. 

Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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