“May God be praised!

He has not turned away my prayer

or turned His faithful love from me.”

~Psalm 66:20~

Austin Rose

Well I am learning that there will be good days and bad days. Friday was terrible… Nausea, vomiting, nose bleeds… Ended up on medicine that made him sleep, which was great, but we missed having him alert and awake. Luckily, Saturday was better. Even had a visitor ( thank you for coming) and dad brought in a pan of Chicken Alfredo. Austin ate more last night than he has in over 2 weeks. They are starting to prep me for what I will have to do at home ( no fun) but going home sounds good. Keeping fingers crossed that we get discharged tomorrow afternoon. Will keep y’all posted. Please continue to pray for his healing.

My aunt and my brother-in-law’s mother (the same person)

Eva Smith is having a pacemaker implanted this morning in northern Alabama.  Pray for her, the medical staff, and her family.

Pat Felker called to say her dad, Kenneth Felker, is now a resident for the Kentwood Nursing home.  Mr. Kenneth would appreciate your visits.

Updated obituary

Geoffrey Dennis Bel
(July 10, 1978 – July 5, 2013)

A resident of Amite, he died on Friday, July 5, 2013 at Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite. He was born July 10, 1978 in Hammond and was 34 years of age. He is survived by his wife, Brandy Kay Bel; 3 daughters, Alayna Evelyn, Katelyn Alexandra and soon to arrive Sara Alexis; father, Dennis Bel; mother, Claire Dupuy Bel; grandmother, Norma Jean Bel; 2 brothers, Clay Bel and wife, Courtney and Chris Bel; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandparents, Joseph Bel, Sally and Armond Dupuy. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 12 Noon until religious services at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. David Melville. Interment Amite Memorial Gardens, Amite. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Conner Corkern, 60588 Smilin Acres Road, Amite, LA 70422. For an online guestbook, visit

Lewis Pierce
(October 17, 1936 – July 1, 2013)

Lewis Pierce, 76, of Placida, Florida passed away peacefully at home on July 1, 2013. Lewis was born in McComb, Mississippi and spent his childhood between Hammond, LA, Lewiston, LA and Honduras. He and his wife, Carol moved to Englewood, Florida with their son, Robert in 1995. Lewis is preceded in death by his father Clyde Leo Pierce, his mother, Ivel Golda Lewis Pierce and his sister, Miriam. Lewis graduated from Southeastern College in Hammond, Louisiana, however, he was an avid LSU football fan. He worked in Industrial and Commercial Fire protection and besides football, loved boating and bike riding. Lewis is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Carol Pierce, two sons, Clyde Lewis Pierce, Jr. and Robert Leo Pierce, also two daughters, Rebecca Susan Pierce and Alyson Ann Pierce. He is also survived by a sister, Sue Pierce Perilloux as well as many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Funeral services were held on Friday July 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Englewood, FL. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Lewiston Cemetery, Kentwood, LA. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Calvary Baptist Church Missions Fund, 75 Pine Street, Englewood, Florida 34223. You may express your condolences to the family at

Have a blessed day and be a blessing to someone today.

Anna Lee



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