“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen;

it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” 

~Hebrews 11:1 NLT~



Pray for the many people sick with the stomach bug, flu, and pneumonia.  Take care not to catch or spread any of these.



Dutton Wall

October 05, 1939 – December 31, 2017

VILLE PLATTE –  Funeral services services for Mr. Dutton Wall, 78, will be held at 11AM Thursday January 4, 2018 at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church with burial to follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Mr. Wall a resident of Ville Platte passed away Sunday December 31, 2017 at his residence.

He will be deeply missed and forever remembered by his devoted family, his wife Karen Soileau Wall of Ville Platte; son Jeptha Wall and wife Lee Ann of Egan; daughter Spill Wall Dieterich and husband Destin of Lafayette; 5 grandchildren Dannon Dieterich, Dade Dieterich, Regan Marian Wall, Dutton Dieterich, Ezekiel Alon Wall; niece Jennifer Wall Bel of St. Francisville; nephew John Ross Ford of Gulfport.
He is preceded in death by his parents Alon and Dorothy Booty Wall, son Jubal Wayne Wall, brother Sidney Wall, sister Lida Wall Abernathy.

Visitation will begin Wednesday January 3, 2018 from 3PM-9PM, with a rosary being recited at 6PM, and will resume again Thursday January 4, 2018 from 8AM until the time of services.

The guestbook can be signed online at

LaVille Funeral Home
2353 East Main St.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
337 363 1100



Read the Bible 

  • Genesis 10-14
  • Psalm 2
  • Matthew 3



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Lottie Moon Offering for International Missions

It’s not too late to give to the LMCO to support telling people around the world about Jesus.  Some people are called to go and tell.  Others are called to tell internationally though giving.  How are you telling?



Once again, we have continuing cold weather.  Choose one or more people to check on today.

Anna Lee