Elgie Sikes  ‎(I13196)‎
Given Names: Elgie
Surname: Sikes
Married Name: Elgie Gaar

Gender: FemaleFemale
      

Birth: 14 January 1910 43 41 Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death: 29 July 1970 ‎(Age 60)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA

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Birth 14 January 1910 43 41 Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA


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Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA

Agency: Gaars Mill High School

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Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, USA

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Occupation Home economics teacher Dodson, Winn, Louisiana, USA

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Occupation Assistant home demonstration agent Bienville, Louisiana, USA


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Professional Organization Retired Teachers Association


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Professional Organization Delta Kappa Gamma - Alpha Beta chapter


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Show Details Note: Mrs. Shelby Gaar, the former Miss Elgie Sikes, of Winnfield, died in a local hospital Wednesday, July 29, 1970, after many months of illness. She was 60 years of age, and was a retired teacher.
Funeral services have been set for 2:30 Thursday in the First Baptist Church with Dr. W. L. Holcomb, former pastor, of Pineville, officiating. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories.

The body will be at Southern Funeral home until time of the last rites.

Mrs. Gaar was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Redden Sikes, natives of the Gaars Mill Community, where she was born and reared. She was a graduate of the Gaars Mill High School and of Louisiana Tech, and spent most of her teaching career as Home Economics instructor in the Dodson High School. For a short period she was Assistant Home Demonstration Agent in Bienville Parish.

Mrs. Gaar was very active in the First Baptist Church, serving many years as superintendent of the Junior Department. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and of Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, a professional organization for women teachers.

She is survived by her husband, Shelby Gaar, Winnfield; two sisters, Mrs. Dayton Hammons of Shreveport and Mrs. James E. Dark of Winnfield; one brother, D. E. Sikes, Winnfield; and eight nieces and nephews.

Published in Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, The July 30, 1970

Death 29 July 1970 ‎(Age 60)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA


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Funeral 30 July 1970 ‎(1 day after death)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Address:
First Baptist Church

2:30 PM
Officiated by Dr. W.L. Holcomb



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Burial 30 July 1970 ‎(1 day after death)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Cemetery: Garden of Memories


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Religion Baptist - First Baptist Church Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA


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Parents Family  (F4640)
James Redden Sikes
1866 - 1956
Carolin Jane Underwood
1868 - 1940
Lessie Olivia Sikes
1887 - 1975
James Ernest Sikes
1889 - 1918
Bertha M. Sikes
1891 - 1903
Dennis Eugene Sikes
1893 - 1980
Maude L. Sikes
1897 - 1987
Myrtle Eva Sikes
1899 - 1904
(Birth) Elgie Sikes
1910 - 1970

Immediate Family  (F4657)
Shelby Eugene Gaar
1908 - 1978


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Obituary Mrs. Shelby Gaar, the former Miss Elgie Sikes, of Winnfield, died in a local hospital Wednesday, July 29, 1970, after many months of illness. She was 60 years of age, and was a retired teacher.

Funeral services have been set for 2:30 Thursday in the First Baptist Church with Dr. W. L. Holcomb, former pastor, of Pineville, officiating. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories.

The body will be at Southern Funeral home until time of the last rites.

Mrs. Gaar was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Redden Sikes, natives of the Gaars Mill Community, where she was born and reared. She was a graduate of the Gaars Mill High School and of Louisiana Tech, and spent most of her teaching career as Home Economics instructor in the Dodson High School. For a short period she was Assistant Home Demonstration Agent in Bienville Parish.

Mrs. Gaar was very active in the First Baptist Church, serving many years as superintendent of the Junior Department. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and of Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, a professional organization for women teachers.

She is survived by her husband, Shelby Gaar, Winnfield; two sisters, Mrs. Dayton Hammons of Shreveport and Mrs. James E. Dark of Winnfield; one brother, D. E. Sikes, Winnfield; and eight nieces and nephews.

Published in Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, The July 30, 1970

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Family with Parents
Father
James Redden Sikes ‎(I13153)‎
Birth 11 April 1866 31 25 Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 6 July 1956 ‎(Age 90)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA
2 years
Mother
 
Carolin Jane Underwood ‎(I13154)‎
Birth May 1868 Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 8 April 1940 ‎(Age 71)‎ Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA

Marriage: 1886
17 months
#1
Sister (Birth)
Lessie Olivia Sikes ‎(I13157)‎
Birth 1 June 1887 21 19 Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 20 August 1975 ‎(Age 88)‎ Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, USA
2 years
#2
Brother (Birth)
James Ernest Sikes ‎(I13184)‎
Birth 17 February 1889 22 20 Sikes, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 23 December 1918 ‎(Age 29)‎ Dodson, Winn, Louisiana, USA
2 years
#3
Sister (Birth)
Bertha M. Sikes ‎(I13185)‎
Birth 2 April 1891 24 22 Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 16 June 1903 ‎(Age 12)‎ Winn, Louisiana, USA
2 years
#4
Brother (Birth)
Dennis Eugene Sikes ‎(I13186)‎
Birth 22 February 1893 26 24 Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 24 December 1980 ‎(Age 87)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA
5 years
#5
Sister (Birth)
Maude L. Sikes ‎(I13193)‎
Birth 1 October 1897 31 29
Death April 1987 ‎(Age 89)‎ Winn, Louisiana, USA
20 months
#6
Sister (Birth)
Myrtle Eva Sikes ‎(I13195)‎
Birth 8 June 1899 33 31 Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 18 May 1904 ‎(Age 4)‎ Winn, Louisiana, USA
11 years
#7
(Birth)
Elgie Sikes ‎(I13196)‎
Birth 14 January 1910 43 41 Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 29 July 1970 ‎(Age 60)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Family with Shelby Eugene Gaar
Husband
Shelby Eugene Gaar ‎(I13197)‎
Birth 1 September 1908
Death 7 October 1978 ‎(Age 70)‎ Dodson, Winn, Louisiana, USA
16 months

 
Elgie Sikes ‎(I13196)‎
Birth 14 January 1910 43 41 Gaars Mill, Winn, Louisiana, USA
Death 29 July 1970 ‎(Age 60)‎ Winnfield, Winn, Louisiana, USA