Douglas "Doug" Jeter

Douglas "Doug" Jeter

Services for Douglas Alan Jeter will be held at 10:00 a .m. Saturday, October 13, 2012, at the chapel of Hixson Brothers of Alexandria, with Reverend Tracy Mac Kenzie, officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.

Visitation will be Saturday, October 13, 2012, at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Service.

Doug passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Grace Home of Alexandria, surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the medical staff of the 4th floor South tower at Rapides Regional Medical Center and the staff at Grace Home at Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital for excellent care provided.

Mr. Jeter, 48, of Alexandria was a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School and attended Louisiana State University of Alexandria. He discovered his talent as a hairdresser and graduated Barber College in New Orleans and was the owner of Hair Gallery in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He was most recently employed as a glass installer for Glass Specialties.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bobby and Shirley Jeter.

Those left to cherish his memory include his brother Greg Jeter and wife Lila; sister Mona Jeter Leopard and husband Dirk; nieces Melissa Walker, Lindsay Leopard, Abby Ohrt, and Courtney Leopard; nephew Jordan Leopard; great nephew Henry Walker; Special companion for many years Angela Jenkins Laird and her son Lane Durr, whom he adored.

Pallbearers will be Nic Ohrt, Bradley Farr, Greg Walker, Jordan Leopard, Ronnie Bradshaw and Wesley Barker. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees for Glass Specialties.

Memorials may be made to Grace Home Hospice at Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital or Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church, Alexandria.

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Funeral Home

Hixson Brothers Funeral Home
701 Jackson Street Alexandria, LA 71301

Published in The Town Talk on Oct. 12, 2012