THURSDAY

BUT WE WILL GIVE OURSELVES CONTINUALLY TO PRAYER,

AND TO THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD.

~Acts 6:4~

Madison D. “Matt” Easley

July 20, 1949 – April 02, 2021
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Madison D. “Matt” Easley, a longtime resident of New Orleans, passe

April 17 – “WMU Tea” at FBC, Greensburg at 10 A.M.; Bring a friend! Come and be blessed.d away on April 2, 2021 at Tulane Medical Center at the age of 71 with his brothers at his side. In retirement Matt awoke every day with “the beautiful noise of the Marigny beckoning him to the streets.” He spent many hours walking the streets visiting with all sharing conversations. His love for the city made him quite knowledgeable of the history and architecture. Matt was born July 20, 1949 in Kentwood, LA. He is survived by his brothers, Richard Easley and wife, Lyn, John Easley and wife, Anne-Marie; step-brother Greg Flores and wife Sarah, step-sisters Theresa Flores, Rebecca Davis and Dock, Karlette Bridges and Vernon, Rhenette Beck and Barry. Nieces and nephews Richard C. Easley, Jennifer Davis and Brad, Joffrey Easley and Moira, Kim Bodden and Shawn, Claire Cox, Emily Flores, Hudson Flores, Eric Davis, Megan Edwards and Brian, Annelise Kent and Devin, and Aubrie Medlin. Preceded in death by his father Morris E. Easley, Jr. and mother Sadie Williams Carter; step-mother Susie Easley, step-father Prentiss Carter, Jr. and a step-brother Kevin Carter. Matt was a retired State Probation and Parole Officer and operated the Creole Cottage Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans. He served in the United States Army. Matt was a longtime member of Day’s United Methodist Church. Active member of the Krewe of Amon-Ra. He treasured family and the friendships that he made throughout his life. His classmates from the Greensburg High Class of 1967 were important to him as well as his friends from the City. He was an avid L.S.U. football fan. Twice a year he traveled to New York to enjoy the museums and Broadway productions. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until religious services at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Services conducted by Fr. Bill Terry. Interment Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine Ridge, LA. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

READ THE BIBLE CHRONOLOGICALLY IN 2021 – APRIL 8

RUTH 4:13-22

1 CHRONICLES 2:9-55

1 CHRONICLES 4:1-23

1 SAMUEL 1:1-8

BAPTIST PRESS

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TWO INVITATIONS FOR THE COMING WEEKS:

April 17 – “WMU Tea” at FBC, Greensburg at 10 A.M.; Bring a friend! Come and be blessed.

April 24 – “Willing Hands for Missions”at FBC, Kentwood at 9 A.M.; Bring a finger food to share. We are learning about and doing mission projects. If your church is working of something, feel free to bring your project in progress to share the idea and to get some help.

PRAYER FOCUS FOR THE DAY – FRIENDS

Thank God for friends.  Pray for your friends and their needs.

Thank God for the rain.  Thank God for the sunshine too.  Enjoy a beautiful sunny spring day.

Anna Lee