But for you who revere my name,

the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays.

And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.

~Malachi 4:2~

Please continue to pray for Douglas Warren. Today is day # 96 for him at North Oak fighting Covid-19. He seems to be making some improvement. Keep praying.

Charles Alton Miller

January 22, 1936 – March 10, 2021
Charles Alton Miller, a resident of Hillsdale, LA, died at 5:27 pm at home surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends on Wednesday March 10, 2021, at the age of 85. He was born January 22, 1936 in Hillsdale, LA, to parents, Merrick and Elvie Reeves Miller. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Agnese Vickers Miller; children, Belinda Miller, Pete Miller (Brenda), Cindy Miller, Denise Miller Smith, Ellen Miller Harter, and Morgin Miller Ricks; 20 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, all seven of his brothers, and his son – Dennis Charles Miller. His viewing will be on Saturday, March 13, from 10:00-2:00 at Hillsdale Baptist Church, Amite, LA with services to follow. He was a Korean War Veteran, a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, a teacher, coach, & principal at Woodland High School and a lifetime member of Hillsdale Baptist Church. He was a lifetime farmer and owned and operated Woodland Acres in the Woodland Community. He is greatly loved and will be sorely missed by family, friends, and community. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hillsdale Baptist Church Community Meals Ministry is requested. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit

Margaret Courtney Stevens of Amite

93 Years Old

Margaret Courtney Stevens, age 93, passed away on March 11, 2021, at the home of her daughter in Pearl River, Louisiana. She was born on April 2, 1927, in Amite, Louisiana. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Tauzin Brandt (Bob), grandson Steven Reed, granddaughter Bess Reed Currence (John) and great-granddaughter Mamie. She is also survived by special niece and nephew, Margaret Ann Stevens McCoy (Bobby) and Larry Stevens (Cindy), who are the children of her only sister, Dorothy (Wallace Stevens), as well as their children David McCoy (Renee), Derek McCoy and Robbie McCoy, Kimberly Stevens Guillory (Heath) and Kristen Stevens Easley (David), great-great nieces Madeline and Evangeline (Evie) McCoy and great-great nephew Patrick Wallace McCoy, great-great-niece Gracelyn Guillory and great-great-nephews Luke and Kyle Easley, as well as numerous other nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her husband Shelby M. Stevens, parents Harney Dean and Bessie Shumway Courtney, sister Dorothy Courtney Stevens and brother Norman Courtney.After graduating from Amite High School, Margaret worked for B. Stern Company in Amite before beginning her career with various Tangipahoa Parish government offices. She was honored on her 85th birthday with a Proclamation from Tangipahoa Parish Government for her years of service to the parish, beginning with the parish Clerk’s Office, Assessor’s Office and Police Jury Office, where she served as Secretary/Treasurer, and also served on the Police Jury State Retirement System Board. She also served as Secretary/Treasurer for Tangipahoa Parish Gravity Drainage District Four and Five.Margaret was an avid LSU sports fan, especially football, dressed in purple on game days and called her niece’s husband (Bobby McCoy) on game days to ask “Are we gonna do it (win)?”She was a member of many organizations, including the DAR, the Daughters of 1812, the UDC and the Order of the Eastern Star, serving in many leadership positions. She was also honored as the Amite Oyster Pearl for the 2005 Amite Oyster Festival and the 2015 Carnival Queen for the assisted living facility where she then lived. She loved traveling to other states with her friends and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Amite.Margaret was a faithful Christian who loved her family, lived a full life and was a friend to many. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.A memorial service and interment in Amite City Cemetery will be held at a later date.

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Obituary for Ana Paola Spiers

The obituary is forthcoming.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 610 S. Goliad St., Rockwall, TX 75087, with Pastor Steve Swofford officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. A gathering of family and friends will take place prior to the service beginning at 9:00 am.

Read the Bible Chronologically in 2021 – March 12


Looking Ahead – Shirts->Dresses

  1. Saturday, March 20 at 9:00 A.M.
  2. Monday, March 22 at 10:00 A.M.

Today’s Prayer Focus – Shirts-> Dresses

Pray for those who will attend and create dresses for our girl’s shoeboxes and make other items for all our shoeboxes.

To God be the Glory!

Anna Lee