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Beauregard Parish Library

Knowledge, Growth, Imagination

Beginning Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 the Beauregard Parish Library will reopen with limited services and hours. See branch hours and service details here. Computer use is limited and by appointment only. Patrons can schedule appointments online here or by calling 337-463-6217 or in-person by asking a library clerk. Appointments are set at 45-minute intervals. No consecutive appointments for 1 person. Thank you for your patience as we work to restore services safely.

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Beauregard Parish Library Summer Reading Program 2020

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Quillard F. Lyons

Lest We Forget


Date of Birth: January 10, 1945
Place of Birth: DeRidder, LA
Date of Death: April 13, 1968
Burial Site: Community Cemetery, DeRidder, LA
Address of Record: 125 Elm Street, DeRidder, LA
Spouse: None
Children: None
Parents: Mrs. Thelma Bridges (mother) and Mrs. Rose German (guardian) are listed
Siblings: None
School(s): George Washington Carver High School
Southern University at Baton Rouge
Affiliations: Methodist-Bethel A.M.E. Church

Military Career - Vietnam

Branch: U. S. Army
Rank: SP-4
Serial Number: 15 895 586
Decorations: Purple Heart
National Defense Service
Vietnam Service
Vietnam Campaign Ribbon
Combat Infantryman Badge
Unit: Troop C, 1st Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry, American Division
Battle or Circumstance: Wounded by explosive device on 10 Apr 1968.
Circumstances of Death: Died of wounds on 13 Apr 1968.
Comments: Nickname: “Buttercup” to all who loved and knew him, “especially the Thomas family”


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Contact us:
  • Telephone: (337) 463-6217
    or 1-800-524-6239 for areas of Beauregard Parish that are a long distance call
  • Fax: (337) 462-5434
  • Email: help@beau.org
  • Mailing Address:
    Beauregard Parish Library
    205 South Washington Ave.
    DeRidder, LA 70634

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