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Dorothy Bearden Brantley (02-05-2015)
Photo of Dorothy Bearden BrantleyFuneral services for Dorothy
Bearden Brantley, 94,
were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday,
February 1, 2015, at Mt.
Ararat Baptist Church in
Downsville with the Reverends
Greg Clark and David
Moreland offi ciating. Burial
followed at Mt. Ararat Cemetery
under the direction of
Farrar Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brantley, a homemaker,
went to her heavenly
home January 31, 2015. She
was a lifelong resident of
Union Parish and a member
of Mt. Ararat Baptist
Church. She was a gift from
God and cared for and loved all her family. Mrs. Brantley
enjoyed cooking, canning and working in her garden.
Mrs. Brantley was preceded in death by: Her parents,
Doc and Ora Calk Bearden; as well as fi ve brothers and
three sisters.
Left to cherish her memory is: Her son, W.L. Brantley
and wife Ruth of Downsville; four daughters Eloyce
Aulds and husband Billy Joe of Downsville, Phyllis Edney
and husband Keith of West Monroe, Arlene Nunn
and husband Gary of Downsville and Becky Martin and
husband Steve of West Monroe; a sister, Eula Mae Smith
of Georgia; 23 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and
15 great-great grandchildren. Serving, as pallbearers were
Larry Brantley, Barry Brantley, Joshua Nunn, Jeremy
Martin, Daniel Parker and Richard Bowden. Honorary
Pallbearers were her grandsons and great grandsons.
Visitation was Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. until
till time of service at the church.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.