J.D. Rana, 93, of Watson passed away on July 2, 2019 in Monroe, Louisiana.

He was a longtime farmer in the Watson area, a Baptist, and served in the United States Navy during WWII.

Mr. Rana was born on April 3, 1926 in Briggsville, Arkansas to the late Clark and Roxie Taylor Rana.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Clara B. Smith Rana; and two sisters, Maggie Held and Wanda James Sample.

Survivors are his son, J.D. Rana, Jr. of Watson; daughter, Marti Sivils and husband, Greg of Crossett; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 6, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home with Greg Sivils officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Lake Cemetery with military honors.

Memorials may be made to Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home, 6700 US Hwy 165 North, Monroe, Louisiana 71203.