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James Warren Sikes Sr
(1856-1925)
Sarah Ellen Crain
(1861-1926)
Christopher H Prince
(1840-1919)
Amanda Jane Tullos
(1843-1887)
James Warren Sikes Jr
(1876-1962)
Alice Jane Prince
(1877-1938)
Arnold Larkin Sikes
(1900-1956)

 

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Bertha Walker

Arnold Larkin Sikes

  • Born: 3 Mar 1900, Winn Parish, LA
  • Marriage: Bertha Walker
  • Died: 5 Nov 1956 at age 56
  • Buried: Winnfield Cemetery, Winn, LA
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census, 1910, Ward 3, Winn, LA. Name: Arnold L Sikes
Age in 1910: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: James W
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Alise J
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Home in 1910: Police Jury Ward 3, Winn, Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male



census, 1920, Ward 3, Winn, LA. Name: Arnold Sikes
Home in 1920: Police Jury Ward 3, Winn, Louisiana
Age: 19 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: James W
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Alice
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Obituary, 1956. Arnold L. Sikes, 56, widely known local automobile salesman, died at his home in Winnfield Thursday night, November 8, from a heart attack. He had been in ill health a number of years.

Mr. Sikes was a life long resident of Winn Parish and a member of one of the oldest pioneer families of the parish. For 30 years he had been employed as a salesman for Winn Motors, Inc. He had a wide acquaintance in automobile circles throughout, La.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bertha Sikes, Winnfield; three sons, A. L., Jr., Ruston, Ardis Ray and James, Monroe; two daughters, Miss Nellie Fay Sikes, Shreveport, and Mrs. Chloe Atkins, Edna, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

He also leaves his father, J. W. Sikes, Dodson; one brother, Grady Sikes, New Orleans; four sisters, Mrs. W. T. Adams, Mrs. Clyde Parker, and Mrs. Dave Simmons of Dodson, and Mrs. Thomas Chadwick, Shreveport.

Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. November 10, with Dr. W. L. Holcomb and the Rev. W. R. Gage officiating. Burial was in the Winnfield Cemetery under direction of Hixson Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers were J. R. Madden, Jr., Johnny Waters, Machen Mayes, O. T. White, Howard Tarver, Harry Stevenson. Honorary pallbearers were J. C. Long, D. C. Warner, R. C. Byrnes, Harvey Rhymes, Joe Beck, Dr. J. T. Mosley, Dr. J. R. McElwee, E. C. Frazier, Homer Smith, Alvin Hahn, Houston Gates, John Emerson, Mont Breedlove, and Alton Martin.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, November 15, 1956


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Arnold married Bertha Walker. (Bertha Walker was born on 6 Aug 1901, died on 17 Oct 1981 and was buried in Winnfield Cemetery, Winn, LA.)




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