“God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him.”
~Philippians 2:13 NLT~
Betty Taylor’s sister, Glenda Phelps, will have heart surgery early morning, possibly at 7:00. Keep Glenda and her family in your prayers.
Fieldon John Fulda
April 30, 1931 – October 08, 2019
Fieldon John Fulda, a resident of Amite, LA, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma, LA. He was born April 30, 1931 in Camden, AR and was 88 years of age. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and teacher.
He was a music educator for over five decades, including Southeastern Christian College and Burgin High School in Kentucky; and at Amite High School, where he taught band and choir for 28 years. He loved his band and choir “kids” through whom his legacy continues. He is also a retired Church of Christ minister serving in Indiana, Kentucky and Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree from LSU and Master’s Degree from SLU. He was proud to be a member of the Golden Band from Tigerland and was a lifelong LSU sports fan, beginning as a Boy Scout assisting spectators. His voice will be missed during the national anthem and alma mater at LSU home football games. He was a featured soloist in numerous oratorios and other religious works throughout the U.S. and performed in and directed local theater productions. For many summers he was the director at Antioch Music Camp in Kentucky.
He was an alumnus of Amite High School, where he was a member of the Key Club and was elected Tri-State Governor. He was a co-founder of the Tangi Dog Training Club and a member of the Amite Arts Council. He loved reading, fishing, and was an avid beekeeper.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Clytae Wright Fulda; three daughters, Jana Fulda Russell and Greg, Lisa Caryn Fulda and David Lam, and Beth Fulda van Mullem and Robbie; grandchildren Johanna Garland-Fulda Russell, Lauren Ansley van Mullem and Julia Catherine van Mullem; brother George Earle Fulda, Sr., step-grandchildren Sarah and Jerod King, Megan and Mark McCarver, Justin and Lydia Russell, and Benjamin and Katy Russell; and nieces and nephews Chuck, Cindy, George and Nina. Preceded in death by his parents, Charles Julius Fulda, Jr. and Georgie Virine Stafford Fulda; brother, Charles Julius “Pete” Fulda, III. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5:00PM until 9:00PM on Sunday and from 9:00AM until Religious Services at Amite Church of Christ at 11:00AM on Monday, October 14, 2019. Services conducted by Bro. Don McGee and Rev. Josh Milliron. Interment Mulberry Street Cemetery, Amite, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
The October Quarterly Two Rivers WMU meeting will be held at FBC, Kentwood on Monday, October 21. Please plan to attend.
The Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Party will be Saturday, October 26th at 6 P.M. I hope you plan to attend. You are asked to wear Christmas colors and to bring a Christmas snack. Let’s get those boxes packed and sent out to children so they and their families can hear about Jesus.
Scripture Writing for October 11 – I John 2: 7-11
Mission Giving Opportunities
- Georgia Barnette (Louisiana)
- Postage for shoeboxes ($9.00/Shoebox)
Enjoy weather that is a little cooler and the possibility of some rain. It’s been a long time since we had a good rain!