“Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” 

~Hebrews 10:24 NIV~




Baby Jules Tanksley, daughter of KeriBeth and Jamie Tanksley, will be having her second open heart surgery.  Pray for the staff at Children’s hospital, the family, and for Jules.




Rosa Emma Miller Turner

April 26, 1947 – March 25, 2019

She is far more precious than jewels and her value is far above rubies or pearls Proverbs 31:10 Rosa Emma Miller Turner of Hillsdale, Louisiana passed away peacefully on Monday March 25, 2019 at North Oaks Hospital. She was born in Baton Rouge on April 26,1947. She was the daughter of James T. Miller and Anne Mae Siebert Miller. Shortly after her birth her mother passed away and God blessed her with a wonderful woman who raised as her own daughter, Rosa S. Miller. She graduated from Woodland High School in 1965 and Southeastern Louisiana University in 1973 obtained a degree in Business. Rosa Emma was a retired Educator. She loved her lord and savior Jesus Christ and instilled in all of her children and grandchildren her favorite bible verse “This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it… Psalms 118:24” Survived by her three children, James Keith Newell and wife Karen, Kimberly Newell Landry, and Robert Klint Newell; brother, Ted Miller and partner Henry Mayes Jr.; grandchildren, Kari and Eric LeBlanc, Scott and Haleigh Villeneuve, Kaylie Villeneuve, Keifer Newell, Lake Newell, Nicole Newell, and River Newell; great-grandchildren Owen, Ethan, Charlie, Lucien, and Brayson. Preceded in death by her parents. We would like to thank Dr. Smitty Smith and North Oaks Medical Center for their care and comfort during her final days. Visitation will be held at Hillsdale Baptist Church on Friday, March 29th from 10:00AM until religious services at 1:00PM. Services conducted by Rev. Darryl Miller and Rev. Randy Carlin. Interment in church cemetery. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit




Read and Write the Bible – Philippians 2:1-5




Midwest recovery begins as additional flooding looms




It is one thing to know your brother-in-law as a kind, caring, helpful, and humble Christian man, but it is certainly another to witness hundreds of people stand in a winding line for so long to file through to say good-bye to him.  Pray for the family at they continue to celebrate Jimmy’s life today.  

Anna Lee