Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

~James 5:16~

Avery Campbell, daughter of Rick and Krystal Slaven Campbell, is well enough to be at home with her family. She and her mother had a hard week. Today, pray for the days ahead for this family. Thank God for Avery’s improvement.

ORA LEE WILSON has recovered well from knee surgery. David saw her shopping in the grocery story.

Virean V. Carter Hughes Turknett

April 17, 1929 – April 16, 2022

A resident of Roseland, LA, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at her home. She was born April 17, 1929 and was 92 years of age. She is survived by son, Cecil W. Hughes and Mary Helen Hughes; daughter-in-law, Paula Hughes; grandchildren, Heather Foster, Terry Lynn Swindell, Tamie Christmas, John Ashley Hughes; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Sophia Foster, Michael Christmas, II, Reece Ann Christmas, and Carl Ashton Hughes; brother, Paul Carter. She was preceded in death by first husband, Carl Hughes; second husband, Junion “Red” Turknett; son, Charles Wayne “Pete” Hughes. Special thanks to Diane, Rosie, Pam, and Missy for their devoted care over the past four years. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Services conducted by Rev. Rick Elder. Interment Arcola-Roseland Cemetery, Roseland, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Grace “Gracie” Margaret Rohner Chandler

May 9, 1976 – April 16, 2022

A 45 year old resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2022 in St. Helena Parish. She was born on Mother’s Day, May 9, 1976 at 6:45AM in Hammond, LA. She graduated in 1994 from Loranger High School. She was in 4H, played basketball, band, color guard and a Wolfette. From 1994-1995 she was the St. Helena Parish Forest Festival Queen of the Pines. In 1995 she was Louisiana Fairs and Festivals Miss Congeniality Former Teen Miss Amite Oyster Queen, Kentwood Dairy Festival Princess, Tangipahoa Parish Fair 1st Runner-up. She worked as a Fingerprint Technician, Day Care worker, and for the last 10 years as a dispatcher at Tangipahoa Parish 911. She is survived by her husband, Robby Chandler; 4 daughters, Samantha Ann and husband Douglas Mahaffey, Laney Grace Chandler, Kaylee D’Shae Chandler, and Amelia Jade “Mia” Chandler; grandchildren, Mason Ray and McKinley Jane Mahaffey and expected Baby Grace Mahaffey in July 2022; mother, Mittie Lou White Rohner; brother, John T. and wife, Christy Adams Rohner; brother-in-law, Ron Chandler; nephews, Thomas Rohner and fiancé, Sarah Rees, Eli Rohner(Godson), and Brennan Chandler and wife, Amelia; nieces, Mary Beth Rohner, Brittany Cotten and husband, Greg; goddaughter, Blaire Holmes Phares; aunt and godmother, Miriam Rohner; aunt, Nancy Leglue and husband Hank; uncles, Buster White and wife Kathy and Nickie White and wife, Teresa and Ricky and Barb Chandler, Rudy and Loretta Chandler, Rexine Bennett, and Aunt G.G.; cousins, Becky, Shelby, Lucy, Jamie, Jane, D.J., Shelby Lynne, Allison, Jennifer, Tiffany, Candy, Nick, Beck and their families; special best friend, Vanessa Grace Corbin and her family; Tangipahoa Parish 911 work family; “Adopted Kids”, Kane Yeung and Haleigh “Bug” Cushingberry; many other Chandler, Rohner, and White relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her father, John Thomas “J.T.” Rohner; uncle and godfather, J.W. “Uncle Dubbie” Rohner; grandparents, William and Beatrice Grace Simmons Rohner and Grover and Margaret Lucille Edwards White; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ronny and Wanda Chandler; cousins, Shelia and Billy Rohner; aunt, Sally “Sookie” White Mullins; second momma, Elizabeth “Little Bit” Conerly. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5:00PM until 9:00PM on Tuesday and from 8:00AM on Wednesday until a special eulogy that will be held at 10:00AM conducted by Johnny Morgan. A Mass will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Husser, LA. Mass conducted by Fr. Reuben Dykes. Interment St. Dominic Cemetery, Husser, LA. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at Live Oak Baptist Church in Watson, LA starting at 5:30PM until. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Sheila Broyles passed away. I have not found an official obituary. She was very involved in her Kentwood community and did so much for others here. She will be missed in her church and community.


April 19 – Psalms 103:2-4


Soap (Bars, not liquid)




These items can be left in the church office M-F, 8:00 – 5:00.

The donation from Carolyn Raborn was used to help purchase marbles for our older boys’ boxes. Thank-you, Carolyn.

I’m looking forward to Saturday’s Ladies/Girls OCC workshop in the Fellowship Hall at 9:00 A.M. This is your invitation to come participate with us.

Anna Lee