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Funeral services held today for Jeff Davis Deputy who died of COVID complications

Services begin at 3:00 pm in Jennings
Posted at 2:14 PM, Aug 07, 2020

Funeral Services were held on Friday, August 7 in Jennings for a Jeff Davis Parish deputy who died from complications related to COVID-19.

Deputy Claude Winston Guillory, 63, became a sheriff's deputy in 2019 and worked in the department's 911 office.

Deputy Guillory had more than 30 years in law enforcement. He retired from the Jennings Police Department and worked for a short time for the Lake Arthur Police Department and Coushatta Tribal Police.

Following the 3:00 pm services at Mathew's Funeral Home, the public is invited to line the streets for a funeral procession. Deputy Guillory will be laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery.

The public is encouraged to wave American flags as the procession passes.

See the route for the procession below:

  • West on First St.
  • North on Cary Ave., then immediate West turn onto Clara St.
  • Turn North on Hwy. 26 (Elton Dr.), to pass under the American Flag (which will be hung by Jennings Fire Department and Jeff Davis - Electric at the carwash and JDEC parking lot)
  • Turn East on Hwy. 90 (Shankland Ave.), continue East on Shankland to N. Cutting Ave.
  • Turn North on Hwy. 102 (N. Cutting Ave.)
  • Turn East on Hwy. 97 (Roberts Ave.) and continue to Greenwood Cemetery

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