But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

~Galatians 5:22-23~

Request from Jan Hammons

Please add Darrell’s friend and former pastor, Dr. Michael Hawley, retired pastor from Ponchatoula, to the prayer link.  He has a large growth on the artery from the kidney to the heart.  He is seeing a surgeon today (Friday).  Thanks.

Please pray for all the people with colds due to the changing weather conditions. Colds can make people miserable and return again and again.

Katherine McGehee Bryan

April 20, 1930 – February 22, 2022

Katherine McGehee Bryan 91, of Kentwood, LA passed away February 22, 2022 at her son’s residence in Denham Springs.

Visitation will be Saturday March 5, 2022 at East Fork Baptist Church 17278 Hwy 1054 Kentwood, LA from 9:00 AM until services at 11:00.  Rev. James Avance will officiate. 

Hartman Jones Funeral Home of McComb will be in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bryan was born on April 20, 1930 in Tangipahoa Parish, LA to Holt and Gladys McDaniel McGehee.

She was a telephone operator many years ago for Southern Bell Phone Co.  She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  Serving her family was what she lived for.  She was a homemaker and longtime member of East Fork Baptist Church in Kentwood.

Mrs. Bryan is preceded in death by her parents; her husband David Monroe Bryan Jr.; her grandchildren Richard Neil Bryan, Jr., Raina Nicole Bryan and Jessica Travis; two sisters Jerry Nell Benefield and JoAnn Ingram.

She is survived by three sons and daughters in law Richard Neil Bryan Sr. (Anita) of Denham Springs, LA, Bobby Brent Bryan (Melessa) of Osyka, MS, David Brad Bryan (Melissa) of Kentwood, LA; one sister Bobbie Coltharp of Logan, UT; 11 grandchildren and numerous great grandchild

Teresa Thibodeaux

May 04, 1959 – February 23, 2022

A resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at her home. She was born May 4, 1959 in Jackson, MS and was 62 years of age. She is survived by her 2 children, Michael Anthony (Aimee) of Livingston, Kristi Hyde of Roseland; grandchildren, Alexander “AJ” Hyde, Brooke Hyde, Reagan Anthony, Coltyn “Bubba” Hyde, and Rylie Anthony; nieces and nephews, Josh Thibodeaux (Desiree), Justin Thibodeaux (Tammy), and Fallon Thibodeaux (Bill); great-nieces and nephews, Brody Thibodeaux, Landry Thibodeaux, Caden McKinney, Joleigh Thibodeaux, and Paisleigh Thibodeaux; mother, Barbara Ann Thibodeaux. Preceded in death by her father, A. F. Thibodeaux, III; brother, A. F. “Bubba” Thibodeaux, IV; son-in-law, John Hyde; grandparents, Alexander Forrest Thibodeaux, Jr. and Mattie Mabry Thibodeaux and Charles Clogston and Elizabeth Clogston. Pallbearers will be Josh Thibodeaux, Justin Thibodeaux, Mike Dingler, George Ricks, Hayden Rushing and Hunter Rushing. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5:00PM until 9:00PM on Monday. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Crystal Springs Cemetery, Crystal Springs, MS. Services conducted by Pastor Michael Matthews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to McKneely Funeral Home. For an online guestbook, visit

Read and Write Scripture Today

February 26 – Matthew 22: 37-39

Starting tomorrow – Annie Armstrong Week of Prayer for North American Missions

Have a great day. Be sure to do something to help others today.

Anna Lee