Praise the LORD, my soul,

and forget not all his benefits . . . . 

~Psalm 103:2~




My cousin, Scott Tolleson, got to leave the hospital after six days.  No more infection, so he is back at home.  Everyone was both thankful and tired last night.




Robin Alford, Walton and Peggy’s second daughter, is continuing to improve from her ankle injury.  Six weeks down and six more weeks to go.  Peggy and her sister, Polly, are still there to help Robin manage all the stairs.  Robin in looking forward to moving into a one-level home soon.  Thank you for your continued prayers for Robin.




Kami Frazier Bourque, a former student, who is studying to be a nurse has had Covid – 19, but is now home.  Pray for her as she continues her recovery and returns to nursing school.




Jameson McDaniel was born yesterday.  He weighed 5 lb. 3 oz. and was 18.5 in. long.  Celebrate the birth of this child with Austin and Brittany.




An article the will be a guide to church leaders as they plan to reopen their churches in the coming weeks:




Rebecca Ann Anderson Desmond

April 20, 2020

A resident of Amite, LA, Becky passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, at her home. She was born September 26, 1950 in New Orleans, LA and was 69 years of age. Becky was a skilled and compassionate nurse, and generous and dedicated supporter of many philanthropic causes. She served on the boards of many community organizations over the years, both in Louisiana and her longtime home state of North Carolina. She is survived by her husband, Tim Desmond, MD; mother, Frances Snell Anderson; sister, Claire Anderson Bel; brothers, Andy Anderson and Pat Anderson; nieces, Angie Anderson Danielson (J.R.), Megan Bel Miller (Joel), Erin Newman (Craig), Hannah Anderson, and Molly Bel (Danny Strickland); great-nieces and great-nephews, Abbie Holmes, Savannah Danielson, Luke Danielson, Millie Danielson, Parker Miller, Caroline Miller, Anna Newman, and Anderson Newman; and sister-in-law, Kim Andrews Winslow and husband, Eric. Preceded in death by her father, Edwin Stanley Anderson; brother-in-law, Buddy Bel; and sister-in-law, Nadine Anderson. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit




Read the Bible in 2020 – April 22

  • 3 Judges 1:1-2:9
  • Luke 21:29-22:13
  • Psalm 90:1-91:16
  • Proverbs 13:24-25




May your help to bring some “Sonshine” in lives today!

Anna Lee