Dr. Julia Guernsey-Pitchford died on Feb. 4th at four p.m.
Pitchford was diagnosed with liver cancer in Dec. 2019. She was then sent to receive hospice care at Avalon Place.
Funeral arrangements have not yet been made but will be posted on the same Facebook page.
Pitchford worked at the University of Louisiana of Monroe’s English department for 20 years.
Editor’s note: This is the corrected version of the article that was previously published.