Memorial services for Geraldine Claire Heres Hightower, 86, former owner and publisher of The Guardian-Journal, of Homer, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017, at First Methodist Church of Homer with the Rev. R. B. Moore officiating, following a private family burial in Arlington Cemetery.
Mrs. Hightower was born July 20, 1930 in New Orleans to Harold Heres and Hilda Morgan Heres. She passed away at her home on May 9, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
She graduated high school from University High, the LSU Laboratory School, in