4th of July

“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”

 ~Matthew 6:14-15 NIV~



Kevin Edward Husser

January 29, 1964 – July 01, 2018

Kevin Edward Husser, a resident of Husser, LA passed away on Sunday Morning, July 1, 2018 in his sleep on his big rig. He was born January 29, 1964 in Amite, LA. Kevin is survived by his wife, Susan Curtiss Husser; sons, Kevin Leon Husser and Joseph Calmes; daughter, Kathy Hooper and husband, Jacob; stepdaughters, Sharyl Teague and husband, Billy, Amanda White and husband, John “Tony”; 5 grandchildren, Nya Hooper, Max and Madison Teague, and Wesley and Elijah White; sister, Myra Sharpe; brothers, Ronnie and Clifton Husser; sisters-in-law, Linda and Evelyn Husser; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Kathleen Calmes Husser, Jr.; and a brother, David Wayne Husser. Kevin was a 35 year lifetime member of Husser Volunteer Fire Department and drove almost 30 years for J. B. Hunt. He was a 2,000 mile safe driver. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until 11:00AM on Friday, July 6, 2018. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Husser, at 12:00 Noon on Friday. Services conducted by Fr. Howard Adkins. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.



Dwight V. Casanova, Sr.

February 09, 1933 – June 30, 2018A resident of Amite passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at his home. He was born February 9, 1933 in Amite and was 85 years of age. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a retired dairy farmer, a retired school bus driver and a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Verma Hoover Casanova; daughter, Lana Casanova; 2 sons, Dwight V. Casanova, Jr. and Michael W. Casanova; 2 granddaughters, Erica and Jessica Casanova; 2 brothers, Austin J. Casanova and John W. Casanova, all of Amite. Preceded in death by parents, Monroe and Virena H. Casanova. The family would like to thank New Century Hospice and Prime Care Home Health for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation to your favorite charity. Private Graveside Services were held at St. Dominic Cemetery, Husser, LA on Monday, July 2, 2018. Services conducted by Deacon Michael Agnello. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.


Myrthe E. Erwin

July 13, 1929 – July 02, 2018

A resident of Kentwood passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018 at The Guest House in Baton Rouge. She was born July 13, 1929 in Kentwood and was 88 years of age. She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Gail Lorio and husband, Randy, Pride and Donna Erwin, Baton Rouge; 2 grandchildren, Marcy Linxwiler, Baton Rouge and Crystal Datz and husband, Nathan, Pride; 4 great-grandchildren, Aspen and Sage Linxwiler and Brady and Logan Datz; 3 sisters, Zilpha Lea Smith, Onzia Anderson, and her twin sister, Myrle Gates and husband, Curtis. Preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Erwin; parents, Ashford and Mae Varnado; brother, Donald Varnado. Visitation at Spring Creek Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018. Services conducted by Dr. Danny Smith. Interment Spring Creek Cemetery, Spring Creek. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.



Read the Bible

  • Ezra 3-4
  • Job 24
  • 2 Cor. 6


Have a safe holiday!  Remember the reason for the holiday.

Anna Lee