“Those who hear my words and believe in him who sent me

have eternal life.”

~John 5:24A (GNT)~

Robin Alford continues to improve following her complete ankle replacement. Keep her in your prayers. This has been a long process.

Mayme Poche’ Russell

June 14, 1921 – March 25, 2021

Mayme Poche’ Russell, a resident of Rayne, LA, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at The Ellington in Rayne, LA. She was born June 14, 1921 in Amite, LA and was 99 years of age. She devoted her life to her family, church, community and the Town of Amite. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Jennette R. Bearb and husband Melvin of Rayne, LA and Sarah R. Bauerle and husband John of Garden City, KS; daughter-in-law, Kimberly R. Kea (Lee’s wife) of Ponchatoula; grandchildren, Terri Bearb and fiancé Karl Rougeau, Tony Bearb, Sr. and wife Kayla, Kathy Bauerle, Christopher Bauerle and wife Winter, Amanda Russell, Brooke Russell and Jennah Kay Russell; great-grandchildren, Blaze Peterson and husband John, Tony Bearb, Jr., Ethan Bearb and Cidney Potter and husband Levi, and Nealee Russell; great-great-grandchildren, Tony “Tripp” Bearb, III, Owen Lee Bearb, and Nova Potter; Preceded in death by her husband, Hilton Lee Russell, Sr.; son, Hilton Lee Russell, Jr.; great-great-grandson, Beckham Bearb; parents, Joseph Euwin Poche’ and Vivian Landry Poche’; brother, Joseph Euwin Poche’, Jr. and wife Rita; sister, Gloria Almond and husband Pat. Graveside Services will be held at Amite Cemetery, Amite, LA at 3:00PM Saturday, March 27, 2021. Services conducted by Deacon Eddie Renz. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit

I taught at a school where “Miss” Mayme often substituted. She had a wealth of knowledge about cooking, gardening, life, and many other subjects.

Read the Bible Chronologically in 2021 – March 27

JOSHUA 15:20-17:18

David and I drove through the countryside in SW MS. The flowers were beautiful! The cold temperatures didn’t kill the plants or prevent the blooms.

Saturday is a day of preparation for the Lord’s Day.

Anna Lee