Thursday

Moses answered the people,

“Do not be afraid.

Stand firm

and you will see the deliverance

the LORD will bring you today.

The Egyptians you see today

you will never see again. 

~Exodus 14:13~

(Same Bible story as we did in missions last night!)

 

 

 

 

Shirley McElveen

December 27, 1930 – October 31, 2017

 

A resident of Independence passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. She was born December 27, 1930 in Independence and was 86 years of age. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Richmond “R.E.” McElveen, Jr.; daughter, Karen McElveen; son, Loren McElveen and Stella; daughter, Aimee Millhouse and Jeffery; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer Stabile Evans and Cody, Matthew McElveen and Shelly, Griffith Millhouse and Susie and Hayley McElveen and Joseph; 6 great grandchildren, Gavin, Chandler, Mylee, Ben, Grayson, and Lilly; and her sister, Marie Edwards. Preceded in death by her parents, Jacob Munchausen, Sr. and Anna Schroeder Munchausen; and infant brother, Jacob Munchausen, Jr. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5 PM until 9 PM, Thursday and from 9 AM until religious services at 11 AM Friday, November 3, 2017. Services conducted by Bro. Mitch Williams. Interment Amite Memorial Gardens, Amite. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
John B. Jones, MBA, CHSP

August 21, 1963 – October 31, 2017

 

A resident of Port O’Connor, TX, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, TX.  He was born August 21, 1963 in Independence and was 54 years of age. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Lawrence Baptist Church, Loranger. He worked in hospital administration for 35 years. He was involved in Habit for Humanity of Victoria, TX and the planning committee for the YMCA. He won multiple first place awards in cooking competitions, winning. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Cauley Jones, Port O’Connor, TX; 2 daughters, Brooke Jones Richardson, and husband, Chris and Summer Jones; 1 grandson, Daniel Tassin, Jr.; sister, Debra Shields, Loranger;  mother, Lillian Osborne, Baton Rouge. Preceded in death by his father, Lee Jones; sister, Tammie Daigle; 3 brothers, Dorrence Jones, Lee T. Jones, and Carl D. Jones; and his grandparents, John and Estelle Wilkinson and Charles and Eva Jones. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5 PM until 9 PM, Friday, and from 8 AM until religious services at 10 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017. Interment Ford Cemetery, Independence. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Margie Crowe

December 12, 1944 – October 31, 2017

A resident of Richton, MS, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Bedford Alzheimer’s Facility in Hattiesburg, MS. She was born December 12, 1944 in Franklinton, LA and was 72 years of age. She is survived by her daughters, Rebecca Dunaway and husband, Hilton, Richton, MS, Jennifer Temple and her husband, Danny, Summit, MS, Robin Crowe, Mt. Hermon, LA, and Johanna Lawrence and husband, Ricky, McComb, MS; 12 grandchildren, Amanda Cook, David Cook, Lloyd Dunaway, Nicole Dunaway, Sarah and Drew Hopkins, Danielle Sharp, Cory Temple, Jenna and Josh Melton, Daniel Doherty, Kaile and Kyle Young, Dale Kent, Autumn and Brandon Cole, Audrey Lawrence and Jade Use`; 18 great grandchildren; and sisters, Marie Elliot and Emily Spears. Preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Leon “Bo” Crowe; parents, David Earl and Myrtle Husser; 9 sisters, and 3 brothers. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 1 PM until religious services at 2 PM Friday, November 3, 2017. Interment Sharon Cemetery, Amite. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

 

“Shoebox’ Packing Party

  • Saturday
  • 4 P.M.
  • Bring your favorite Christmas treat to share.

 

Bible Study 

  • Friday at 10 A.M.
  • Heritage Room

 

Read the Bible – I Corinthians 13-14 & Psalm 147

 

 

May we all use this day to share Jesus in some way!

Anna Lee