If any of you lacks wisdom,

you should ask God,

who gives generously to all without finding fault,

and it will be given to you.

~James 1:5~

Carolyn Adele Allen Tarver

July 24, 1945 – February 06, 2022
A resident of Magnolia, MS, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her home in Magnolia,
MS. She was born July 24, 1945 in and was 76 years of age. She is survived by her 3 daughters, DeLisa Zeigler(Gary) of Osyka, MS, Leah Pouncey(Ricky) of Pride, LA, and Cheryl Coon(Chad)of Hammond, LA, Christopher ”Kit” Williams(Marilyn) of Baton Rouge, LA; 2 sisters, Shirley Lee of Hammond, LA and Faye Strong(Ronald) of Amite, LA; 1 brother, Dennis Allen (Debbie) of Fluker, LA; 9 grandchildren, Justin Blades, Michael Dean, Jr.(Celeste), Rickey Pouncey, Jr.(Lynsey), Ryan Pouncey(Shelby), Trevin Lewis, Brock Lewis(Kelsey), Dayton Lewis, and Chassity Coon and Darielle Magee; special friend, Herbert Jones of Laverne, TN; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Addie Allen; husband, Robert Tarver; sister, Vesta Allen. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 5:00PM until 9:00PM on Wednesday and from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM on Thursday, February 10, 2022. Services conducted by Bro. David Hartman. Interment Day’s Church Cemetery, Greensburg, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
October 10, 1934 – February 05, 2022

David Wilson LeJeune, Age 87, passed away peacefully in the log home he built in Arcola, La. surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, February 5,2022. He was born on Oct 10,1934 in Egan, La. He is survived by his wife Dolores Babineaux LeJeune and their 8 children: Anne Marie LeJeune, Christine LeJeune Clever (Jay), Pamela LeJeune St. John (Jim), Madeline LeJeune, Bernadette LeJeune, Michael Jude LeJeune, Monica LeJeune Mixon (Duane), and Brian David LeJeune. Additionally, he is survived by his sister Margaret LeJeune Hanks. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren: Thomas Bruce (Sasha), Eileen Bruce McCroskey (Cliff), Candace Knoblock Barrera (Victor), Jeremiah Clever (Emily), Marya Clever Erdesky (Adam), Andrew St. John, Chad Mays, Jonathan Mays, Mary Havard Ramo (Justin), Daniel Havard, Genna Marland Jackson (Marvin), Joshua Carter, Mary LeJeune Davis (Joey), Eric Mixon, Jon Mixon (Heather), And his 39 greatgrandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. David is preceded in death by his parents: David Jagois LeJeune and Maria LeJeune LeJeune, his infant brother David J. LeJeune, his sisters Dorothy LeJeune Hanks, and Hilda LeJeune McLeod, and his Grandson Joshua Michael LeJeune. David will be remembered for his love of God and his Catholic faith, he was always kind, generous, and friendly to everyone he met. He was a faithful, devoted, and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He retired from Avondale Shipyards after 35 years and was an active member of St Helena Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Visitation at St. Helena Catholic Church Hall from 9:00AM until 10:30AM with Funeral Mass at St. Helena Catholic Church at 11:00AM on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Services conducted by Fr. Mark Beard. Interment Arcola-Roseland Cemetery, Arcola, LA. A special Thank you to Tulane Medical Team , Acadian Ambulance #372, and Karol McGee from Modern Hospice for making it possible to fulfill my husband’s and dad’s last wish. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Brian Ellis Varnado

April 02, 1986 – January 15, 2022

Brian Ellis Varnado

On Saturday January 15, 2022, Brian Ellis Varnado, a resident of Baton Rouge LA, passed away peacefully at the age of 35. He loved his kids unconditionally. He leaves behind his five children, Damyn Cutrer, Kayle Cutrer, Peyton Tarver, Abriane Varnado, and Everly Nereaux. Also his father Ellis Varnado, grandmother Cora Angie Miller along with his three brothers Jonathon (Ashly) Gilliland, Justin “Little Ricky” Varnado, and Ellis Varnado Along with his two sisters Cora Lajoie and Amber young with many other brothers and sisters, numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Brian was preceded in death by his mother April Michelle Gilliland, his grandmother Mary Ann Mckee, and his two grandfathers Jimmy Gilliland and M.L. Varnado. A memorial will be held on Saturday February 5, 2022 from 2:00pm until at M.L. Varnado Family Cemetery. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Norm Frosch, Bro. Darrell’s brother-in-law, passed away a few days ago. The obituary is not available yet. Please pray for the family.

Please continue to pray for Jim Slaven and JoEllen Carruth. Your prayers will be greatly appreciated.


February 8 – Nehemiah 9:17

(A copy of the readings for February is available at FBC sanctuary or office.)



David and I have been searching for marbles and $1.00 solar calculators for OCC. You help or information of where we might locate them will be appreciated.

Thank you for reading, praying, and helping.

Anna Lee