For to us a child is born,

to us a son is given,

and the government will be on his shoulders.

And he will be called Wonderful Counselor,

Mighty God,

Everlasting Father,

Prince of Peace.

~Isaiah 9:6~

J.D. Smith requests prayers. He has been hospitalized in two different hospitals, but is now at home. He and his family will will greatly appreciate your prayers.

David Ray Granger

December 04, 1961 – December 15, 2021

A resident of Hammond, LA, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. He was born December 4, 1961 in Independence, LA and was 60 years of age. He is survived by his wife, Linda Brooke; sister, Becky Granger; brothers, Gary McCarroll, Jack “Catfish” Granger, Jr. and wife Tammy, Jules Granger and wife Vonda, Bill Granger and wife Charla, Doug Granger and wife Kim; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Jack Granger, Sr. and Marjorie Thomas Granger; sister, Barbara Morgan; brothers, Earl McCarroll, Edward Granger, and J. L. Granger. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5:00PM until religious services at 7:00PM on Friday, December 17, 2021. Services conducted by Rev. David Cutrer. For an online guestbook, visit

Allison George Singleton

January 13, 1928 – December 15, 2021

A resident of St. Helena parish, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at her home. She was born January 13, 1928 in Georgeville, LA and was 93 years of age. She is survived by her children Danny, Kay, and Gail Singleton and grandson Sage Parsons. She cherished her family. Preceded in death by husband Emmett Singleton, grandson Elliot Parsons, brother Buddy George & their parents, Herbert and Maude. Graveside Services at 11:00AM on Monday, December 20, 2021 at Killian Chapel Cemetery at Hwy 16 & 441. Gather with us. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Montpelier United Methodist Church.McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit

Read the Bible Chronologically in 2021

December 16th Readings
2 TIMOTHY 2:1-4:18

Read Luke in December

Luke 16

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Have a great day!

Anna Lee