Obituary Archive

Rebecca Post (06-23-2016)
Photo of Rebecca PostFuneral services for Mrs.
Georgia Rebecca “Becky”
Monroe Post, 101, of Farmerville,
were held at 2 p.m.
on Thursday, June 16, 2016,
at First Baptist Church in
Farmerville. Officiating was
Rev. Kurt Auger.
Visitation was held from
5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June
15, 2016, at the church. Interment
followed in Farmerville
City Cemetery under
the direction of Kilpatrick
Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mrs. Post was born on
March 18, 1915, in Lumber
Bridge, N.C. and passed
away on June 12, 2016, in
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was
in the Farmerville Book Club, Farmerville Bridge Club
and enjoyed China painting. She served as a nurse in the
U.S. Navy in World War II.
She was preceded in death by: Her husband, Benjamin
F. Post; her parents, Duncan and Ollie Monroe, three
sisters and brothers – David Monroe, Nina Ruth Marrett,
and Connie Christianson; and granddaughter: Heather
Michelle Post.
She is survived by: Her daughter, Marilyn Wade and husband
Thomas; two sons – David F. Post and Stephen E. Post
and wife Sandra, all of Farmerville; a daughter: Susan Post
Key and husband Don of Houston; 10 grandchildren – Kevin
Kelley and wife Christy, Jason Kelley, Brent Wade, Russell
Wade and wife Christa, Stephen Wade and wife Jennifer,
Winston Post and wife Nicole, Armand Post, Holly Bryant
and husband David, Ryan Key and wife Tanya, and Derek
Key and wife Ashley; 24 great-grandchildren - Austin Desadier,
Tori Desadier, Olivia Kelley, Ben Kelley, Colin Kelley,
Hudson Wade, Conner Wade, Sydney Wade, Cassidy Wade,
Wesley Venters, Dixie Venters, Millie Venters, Zoe Venters,
Logan Wade, Brady Wade, Drew Wade, Duncan Wade, Quinn
Post, Ramsey Post, Caroline Bryant, Kamden Bryant, Georgia
Kate Bryant, Sage Key and Presley Key: special relatives
Jon Marrett, Roy Post, Mary Post and Peggy Albritton; and
special friends Sybil Green, and Betty Tettleton.
Serving as pallbearers were her grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers were Stein Baughman Jr., Tim
Tettleton, Glen Post III, Thomas T. Fields, Jr., David
Wade and Jon Marrett.
The family would like to express their gratitude for
the care of their loved one to caregivers – Ruth Mixon,
Linda McNeal, Stephie Nute, Lashan Nation and the
Union General Hospital staff and Dr. Venters.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.

Wilma Ernestine Jones (06-23-2016)
Photo of Wilma Ernestine Jones
A celebration of life
for Ms. Wilma Ernestine
Jones, 83, of West
Monroe, was held Tuesday,
June 21, 2016 in the
chapel of Griffin Funeral
Home in West Monroe,
with Bro. Danny Eddy
and Bro. Danny MeIlveene
officiating. Interment
followed at Kilpatrick’s
Serenity Gardens
in West Monroe.
Ms. Jones passed from
this life on June 17, 2016.
She was a member of
Franklin Street Baptist
Church in Farmerville
for over 20 years and
Community Baptist
Church in West Monroe for the past 10 years. Ms. Jones
enjoyed quilting, reading, teaching Sunday School and
Vacation Bible School. She loved spending time with
her family and serving the Lord and others.
Ms. Jones is preceded in death by: Her husband,
Fred A. Jones; her parents, Eldred and Florence Gilbert
Berry; a sister, Elaine Whitlock; and a brother,
Arnold Berry.
Left to cherish her memory are: Three children – Phil
Jones (Pam_, Les Hodge (Phil), Alicia Rodgers (Mickey);
six grandchildren – Greg Hicks, Sarah Jones, Chris
Hodge, Keshia Hodge, Bryce Rodgers and Brooke Rodgers;
three great-grandchildren – Addison Hicks, Peyton
Hicks and Aubrey Claire Jerry; a sister, Helen Burgess;
a brother, Jim Berry; as well as a host of nieces, nephews,
cousins and special friend, Susie Hancock.
Pallbearers were Greg Hicks, Chris Hodge, Bryce
Rodgers, Adron Hart, Casey Sewell and Scott Taylor.
The family would like to express a special thank you
to the staff of Cornerstone Hospital, Dr. Don Hammett,
Flesa James and Henrietta Thomas.
Memorials may be made to Franklin Street Baptist
Church in Farmerville or Community Baptist Church
in West Monroe.