Monday Evening

Patrick Hoosier had tests today that did not show the presence of any cancer.  The family is thanking God.

Kelly Wayne Russell had two bypasses.  He is doing well and did not even need a ventilator.  Keep praying.

Connor Corkern has been sedated for the last few days.  When he woke up today the first thing he did was . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SMILE!

Mason’s appointment for next week has been cancelled so an American doctor can evaluate Mason’s condition at their annual meeting later this month.

John “Snow” Milton
(October 23, 1936 – March 12, 2013)

A resident of Roseland, he died at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was born October 23, 1936 in Lexie, MS and was 76 years of age. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of The Korean Conflict. He is survived by his best friend and companion for over 20 years, Lucille Cooper; son, Kevin Milton and wife, Debra; Lucille’s son, Gary Cooper and wife, Debbie; 3 grandchildren, Whitney Sykes, Bobbi Jo White and Aaron White; Lucille’s 3 grandchildren, Stephanie, Staci and Grason Cooper; 3 great-grandchildren, Ryleigh Sykes, Reece White and Jaziah White; Lucille’s 2 great-grandchildren, Gracy and Casi Cooper; brother, Dan Milton and wife, Dot, Bogalusa; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Viola Milton; 2 brothers, T. C. and Warren “Son” Milton; 2 sisters, Louise Clark and Eva Nell Carter. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., on Wednesday and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. Joey Miller. Interment Killian Chapel Cemetery, Amite, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Evelyn Hempel Varnado
(January 10, 1930 – March 11, 2013)

A resident of Amite, died at 11:43 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013 at her home. She was born January 10, 1930 in Gonzales, TX and was 83 years of age. Survived by 2 daughters, Sharon Sue Narretto and husband, John, Loranger, Renee Cutrer, Amite, 1 son, Samuel Paul Varnado and wife, Lauren, Pearland, TX, 5 grandchildren, Aubrey L. Smith, Amy D. Smith, Abby V. Gregory, Danna C. McDaniel, Shelby C. Simpson, 13 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Edith Eichman, Victoria, TX, Lola Kelm, Burton, TX, 4 brothers, Curtis Hempel, Georgetown, TX, Frank Hempel, Ft. Meyers, FL, Howard Hempel, Carrollton, TX, Loyd Hempel, Cuero, TX and numerous niece and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Edgar I. “Ed” Varnado, son in law, Rufus B. “Butch” Cutrer, parents, Arnold and Anna Hempel, sister, Alice H. Gaugler, and 2 nephews, Gerald Eichman and Matthew Hempel. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6:00PM until 9:00PM, Wednesday and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. Mike Foster. Interment Amite Memorial Gardens, Amite.