Idell Peek Booty Edwards
December 18, 1932 – November 4, 2022
A resident of Kentwood, LA, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022 at The Lodge in Amite, LA. She was born December 18, 1932 in Amite, LA and was 89 years of age. She is survived by her brother, Roddy Braddy; son, Jewel Clyde Booty, Jr.(Diane); daughter, Anita Esch(Danny); son-in-law, Thomas Doty; 5 grandchildren, Steven Esch(Jennifer), Clyde Booty, III(Barbara), Tasha Tate(Dale), Amy Cooley(Randy) and Shane Doty; great-grandchildren, Savannah Scariano(Cody), Jay Booty, Parker Esch, Brody Tate, Carson Booty(Stephanie), Lauren Esch, Drew Tate, Chloe Guidry(Randy). Preceded in death by her husband, James W. Edwards; daughter, Betty Doty; grandson, Ryan Foy; parents, Harvey Peek and Addie Braddy; sisters, Ernestine Cutrer, Emma Lambert, Helen Ridgedell, Cora Braddy and Inez Peek; brothers, Howard, Charlie, Harvey, James and Sammy. Pallbearers are Steven Esch, Parker Esch, Cody Scariano, Brody Tate, Drew Tate, Shane Doty, and Dale Tate. Honorary Pallbearers are Clyde Booty, III, Jay Booty, and Carson Booty. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6:00PM until 9:00PM on Tuesday and from 9:00AM until 11:00AM on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at New Jerusalem United Pentecostal Church. Religious Services at New Jerusalem United Pentecostal Church at 11:00AM on Wednesday. Interment New Jerusalem United Pentecostal Cemetery, Bolivar, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
Kathy Hammond Tullos
October 6, 1963 – November 6, 2022
A resident of Amite, LA, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell, LA. She was born October 6, 1963 in Amite, LA and was 59 years of age. She is survived by her husband, Samuel Tullos, Jr.; daughters, Alice Jordan and husband, Whitney, Elizabeth Walker and husband, Cortez, and Helen Brumfield and husband, Javontae; grandchildren, Tatiana Jordan, Tristin Jordan, Tiana Jordan, Tia Jordan, Toriana Jordan, Giana Walker, Ky’Leigh Walker, and A’Kaila Brumfield; brother, Patrick Fields and wife Victoria; sister, Shyrlee Hammond; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her father, James Hammond; mother, Helen Williams; brothers, Jesse James Hammond, Larry Wayne Hammond, and Alford Henry Fields; sisters, Karen Sue Hammond and Marilyn Faye Hammond. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until religious services at 11:00AM on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Interment Arcola Roseland Cemetery, Arcola, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
Barbara Ann Weaver
March 12, 1940 – November 22, 2022 ( Sister of Gail Brister of Kentwood)
A resident of Roseland, LA, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at her home in Roseland, LA. She was born March 12, 1940 in Hot Springs, Arkansas and was 82 years of age. She had a deep love for her family and loved being surrounded by her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Kerry Layne Brown and husband Ricky; 2 sons, Capt. Larry Wayne Weaver and wife, Trudy and Herbert Payne Weaver, Jr. and wife, Bricy; special daughter-in-law, Amanda Dorsa; special son-in-law, Matt Dorsa; 2 sisters, Gail Brister and husband, Tom and Donna Gardiner;12 grandchildren, Trisha Gambino, Heather Tassin, Laurel Cotton, Isaiah Weaver, Abe Brown, Adam Brown, Sam Weaver, Jr., Chase Weaver, Carson Weaver, Casey Weaver, Trey Weaver and Yoga Mann; 2 special grandchildren, Camryn and Cayli Dorsa; 21 great- grandchildren, Koty Ketchum, Bethany Ketchum, Chrysta Ketchum, Shelby Tassin, Bryce Tassin, Alayna Cotton, Ashira Cotton, Aztyn King Cotton, Riley Brown, Chloe Brown, Caitlyn Brown, Ezra Brown, Solomon Weaver, Maddox Weaver, Serenity Weaver, Gauge Weaver, Harley Weaver, Haven Weaver, Devin Kelly, Kevin Kelly and Taylor Metz; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Elizabath Ketchum and Elijah Ketchum. Preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Thelma Murray; husband, Herbert Weaver, Sr.; son, Samuel Weaver. Memorial Services will be scheduled for a later date. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Options in Hammond. http://www.options4u.org. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
James Marion Walker
July 9, 1952 – November 26, 2022
A resident of Amite, LA, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. He was born July 9, 1952 in Independence, LA and was 70 years of age. He is survived by his sons, David Walker and Jiland Torres, Charles Huckabee and Ramona, and David Tucker; daughter, Ann Williams and Eddie; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Walker, Rita Holden, Nancy Morris, and Juanita Paste. Preceded in death by his parents, Travis and Pauline Walker; wife, Sarah Walker; brothers, Charlie James and Paul James; sister, Betty Phillips; grandson, Troy Barnes; great-grandchild, Abigail Huckabee. Memorial Services will be scheduled for a later date. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
READ and WRITE SCRIPTURE TODAY
Nov. 29 – Ecclesiastes 5: 11-12
David and I went OCC shopping in Franklinton. We bought notebooks, folders, cut outs and filler paper for the folders, boxes of 64 crayons, and scrunchies for girls to put in their hair. God gave us a productive shopping day!
TODAY is ThanksGIVING Day
It is a perfect day to give to the Lottie Moon Offering, Samaritan’s Purse, LA. Disaster Relief, etc.
Sunday is the day to turn in your bags of gifts for local children’s Christmas. If you have a filled bag, bring it to church Sunday. If your bags are not filled, go shopping and get your bags ready to turn in Sunday. If you do not have bags, you can contact the church office of FBC, Kentwood (229-8111).
THANKFULNESS – Day 29 – Opportunities
Today, I am thankful for special Opportunities to GIVE and DO through my local church.