“He heals the brokenhearted
and binds up their wounds.”
First Baptist Church, Kentwood is accepting donations of food for the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home. The pick-up date is September 21.
Most Needed Items:
- Bottled juice
- Children’s cereals
- Cleaning supplies
- Cooking oil
- Dishwasher detergent
- Freezer bags
- Canned fruit
- Laundry detergent
- Paper towels
- Salad dressings
Operation Christmas Child items can be left at the church Monday – Friday.
- 3″ balls (3/bag at Dollar Tree)
- $1.00 flashlights (Walmart)
- AA batteries (Walmart)
- Checkers with foldable plastic mat (Dollar Tree)
Please continue to pray for everyone with Covid-19 virus. Wear your mask as practice social distancing. Thank God for those who do that and have been doing so. Let’s prevent as many cases as possible.
October 18, 1967 – August 13, 2020
Mark Jones, a resident of Amite, LA, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. He was born October 18, 1967 in Hammond, LA and was 52 years of age. He is survived by 2 daughters, Christine Smith and husband Cody and Mikki Jones; grandchildren, Peyton Smith and Cameron Smith; mother, Frances Jones; brother, Jeff Jones and wife, Tammy; nephew, J.J. Jones. Preceded in death by Johnny L. Jones. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until Funeral Services at 11:30AM on Monday, August 17, 2020. Services conducted by Father Howard Adkins. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
Johnnie Marion McKenzie
January 03, 1940 – August 13, 2020
Graveside services for Johnnie Marion McKenzie , 80, of Tylertown, Msississippi will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Union Church Cemetery in Tylertown with Rev. Doug Lee and Rev. Ron Jordan officiating.
Mr. McKenzie passed away in Brookhaven, Mississippi on Thursday, August 13, 2020. He was born January 3, 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi to the late Sarah Thornton and Clark McKenzie. He is also preceded in death by his granddaughter Amanda Mathis and his great-grandson Caleb Mathis.
He enjoyed watching baseball, old movies, hunting, target practicing and spending time with his family. Mr. McKenzie was a member of Union Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and as part of the Baptist Brotherhood. He served as a volunteer Civil Defense Director and as Walthall County Justice Court Judge for many years. Mr. McKenzie retired as Sergeantfrom the Army National Guard and also woked as a timber cruiser for Monticello Forestry company for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years Frances McKenzie; son Gary Marion McKenzie and his wife Sylvia McKenzie; daughters Becky Dickerson and her husband Tim Dickerson, Cindy Smith and her husband Chad Smith, Christy Yarborough and her husband Chad Yarborough; grandchildren Jason McKenzie, Ashley Greene and her husband Travis Greene, Stephanie Harper, Johnny McKenzie and his girlfriend Becca Gaudet, Craig Dickerson and his wife Alex Dickerson, Corey Dickerson and his wife Beth Anne Dickerson, Heather Coker and her husband Tyler Coker, Brayden Smith, Caleb Yarborough and his fiance’ Elleana Smith, Caylee Grace Davis and her husband Zane Davis, and Caden Yarborough; 21 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren, sister Virginia Sauls; brothers Henry Earl McKenzie and his wife Ginn McKenzie, Jimmy Thornton and his wife Katie Thornton, Dewayne Thornton and his wife Debbie Thornton, Harold Thornton and his wife Susan Thornton, James Thornton and his wife Jeri Thornton; along with a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and loving family.
Pallbearers are Johnny McKenzie, Craig Dickerson, Corey Dickerson, Caleb Yarborough, Caden Yarborough, Zane Davis, and Tyler Coker.
Honorary pallbearers are Lucas Thornton, Mark Brumfield, and Tim Dickerson along with the deacons of Union Baptist Church.
Read the Bible in 2020 – August 15
- Nehemiah 9:22-10:39
- 1 Corinthians 9:19-10:13
- Psalm 34:1-10
- Proverbs 21;13
Reminder: Due to Covid-19, FBC, Kentwood will provide online services only tomorrow. You can find them on Facebook and You-tube at 10:30 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.
Coming soon – Week of Prayer for Louisiana Missions (Georgia Barnette)