Funeral services for Tommy D. Thompson, 81, of Holly Ridge, were held at 10 a.m., Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Bethel Baptist Church, Holly Ridge, with Bro. David Herrington and Bro. Charles Best officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery, Holly Ridge under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville. Tommy was born June … Continue reading Obituary for Tommy D. Thompson, of Holly Ridge
How Richland Parish's HOLLY RIDGE Got It's NameHolly Ridge (Richland) - Holly Ridge is an accurately descriptive name. When the Holly Ridge post office was established in November 1911, the community was a lumbering center. In 1908, the Chess and Wymond Company erected a mill at Holly Ridge to manufacture barrel staves and headings for … Continue reading How Richland Parish’s HOLLY RIDGE Got It’s Name
ALTOMrs. Belle HicksARCHIBALDMr. Leonard B. ArchibaldMr. Leonard B. Archibald, Jr.DELHIMrs. Ethel MontgomeryMr. Joseph StegallMr. Willie Arthur DearmanMr. Eugene KonterzkyMr. Willie Arthur DearmanMrs. Mamie W. B. HigginbothamMr. Earl AllenDUNNMiss Amanda FullerMr. Harry HobenMs. Ruth Hoben McKibbensMiss Myrtle CoatsMr. Binford L. DearGIRARDMr. Robbie BinionMr. Edward L. McConnellMrs. Rilla O. GuynesMrs. Rilla G. DeFoorMrs. Melrie Fike ClementHOLLY RIDGEMr. … Continue reading Richland Parish Postmasters
Here are some great extracts on Richland Parish, which I came across in a 1945 Tour Guide called, "Louisiana: A Guide to the State."Published in 1947 as part of the Federal Writer’s Program, Louisiana: A Guide to the Stateis a travel guide from the past.