Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed,

for his compassions never fail. 

They are new every morning;

great is your faithfulness.

~Lamentations 3:22-23~

Mr. “Cete” Dillon got a good report yesterday. He will released in a couple of days to come to a facility in Kentwood where he can get the care he needs now.

John F. Needham

August 17, 1937 – January 03, 2021

John F. Needham, a resident of Kentwood, LA, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Southwest Regional Medical Center in McComb, MS. He was born August 17, 1937 in Kentwood, LA and was 83 years of age. He is survived by his wife Judy Foster Needham; 4 children, Frances Thornton(Kentwood,LA), Mark Needham(Kentwood, LA), Wayne and Teresa Needham(Kingwood, TX) and Wanda Newman(Kernersville, NC); grandchildren, Joseph Thornton and wife Christy, Lucas Thornton and wife Allison, Clayton Thornton and wife Jessica, Joshua Thorton and wife Danyelle, J.B. Needham and wife Crystal, Tabitha Whittington, Trenton Needham, Seth Needham, Cassie Needham, Joe Newman, Jr. and wife, Angie and Tiffany Hutchins and husband Adam; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Mildred Needham Birch. Preceded in death by his parents, Jule Pierce and Mae Felps Needham; sisters, Mary Needham Roberts, Helen Needham Caston, Daisy Lee Needham and Lula Needham Will. Graveside Services will be held at Needham Cemetery, Kentwood, LA at 10:00AM Thursday, January 7, 2021. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Violet Mahaffey Hunt

March 27, 1942 – January 02, 2021

Violet Mahaffey Hunt, a resident of Kentwood, LA, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington, LA. She was born March 27, 1942 in Franklinton, LA and was 78 years of age. She is survived by her 3 children, Rose Hunt Marez and husband Daniel, Mark Hunt and wife Lorrie and Moses Hunt and fiancé Gwen; 11 grandchildren, Joseph, Deanna, Nina, Nathan, Austin, Samantha, Adam, Tommy, Christopher, Nick and Timothy; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Margie Mahaffey Day and Gladys Mahaffey Foster; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Hunt; parents, James Daniel Mahaffey and Gracie Mahaffey; sister, Mary Belle Napier; 3 brothers, Joseph Mahaffey, Charles Mahaffey and Roy Mahaffey. Visitation at Roseland Praise and Worship Center from 5:00PM until 9:00PM on Tuesday, and from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM on Wednesday, January, 6, 2021. Services conducted by Bro. Bobby Bennett. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Mount Hermon, LA. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

The shingles vaccine is now available for those who are 70 and above. If you qualify, the vaccinations can be given at some of the local pharmacies and clinics. You must get an appointment in order to get the vaccination.

A number of friends and/or their relatives have are now sick with the virus. If you have been exposed, carefully follow the regulations for quarantine.

Read the Bible in 2021 – January 5

GENESIS 15:1-17:27

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Let’s pray for our country and its leaders.

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