Donald Ben McMillan
(December 15, 1933 – December 18, 2012)
A resident of Kentwood, he died at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jackson. He was born December 15, 1933 in Mt. Hermon and was 79 years of age. He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of Korea and later retired from Cajun Electric. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Collette Mitchell McMillan, Kentwood; 6 sons, Dalton R. McMillan and wife, Glenda, Kentwood, Donald M. McMillan, California, Orhan C. McMillan, Baton Rouge, Dale W. McMillan and Meridith, Galvez, Wayne Mitchell and wife, Denise, Fluker and Mark Mitchell, Baton Rouge; 8 grandchildren, Joshua, Jeremy, Madeline, Willow, Colton, Dustin, Dane and Derek; 4 great-grandchildren, Brayden, Rylee, Colin and Cami Kate. Preceded in death by his first wife, Berat Altan McMillan; mother, Zelma McMillan Merritt and husband, Wallace; father, Delmar Brumfield and wife, Gwynette. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012. Services conducted by Rev. Joe Baugh. Interment Woodland Cemetery, Kentwood. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
(August 22, 1929 – December 18, 2012)
A resident of Kentwood, died at 12:28 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite. He was born August 22, 1929 and was 83 years of age. He was a native and resident of the East Fork Community, where he lived all his life. He was a retired farmer, dairyman, and cattleman. Survived by, 3 sisters, Beth Blazo, Osyka, MS, Joy Easley, East Fork and Estelle Martino, Baton Rouge; brother, John M. Easley, Osyka, MS. Preceded in death by, parents, Fred C. Easley and Lillie Dykes Easley; 4 sisters, Frances Potts, Floy Dell Easley, Lilla Rowley and Audrey Redmond; 4 brothers, Floyd, Fred, Hank, and Bobbie Easley. He was never married and had no children of his own, but loved his nieces and nephews as his own. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday and from 1 p.m. until religious services at 2 p.m on Friday, December 21, 2012. Services conducted by Rev. Mike Schumock. Interment East Fork Cemetery, East Fork, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.