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Bernard Antley (01-14-2016)
Funeral services for Bernard
Antley, 80, were held at
2 p.m. on Friday, January 8,
2016, at Mt. Ararat Baptist
Church, Downsville with
Rev. Louis Bartett officiating.
Burial followed in Mt.
Ararat Cemetery under the
direction of Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Mr. Antley went to his
heavenly home January
5, 2016. He was a native of
Union Parish and a resident
of West Monroe for over 50
years. He was a member of
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church,
a heavy equipment operator
having worked for T.L.
James Company for many,
many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr.
Antley loved his family and the value of hard work. He
was caring and helpful and a good listener. He loved to
read the Bible and cherished his family.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, James and
Ezmel Antley; and a daughter, Suzanne Antley.
Left to cherish his memory is: His wife, Betty Ruth
Antley of West Monroe; two sons – Bobby Antley and
wife Carla and Richard Antley and wife Lisa, all of West
Monroe; three daughters – Sherry Walker and husband,
Ron of Monroe, Shelly J. Antley of West Monroe, and Jane
Phillips and husband, Jonathan of West Monroe; a brother,
Billy Jack Antley of West Monroe; a sister, Sandra Estes
of Weatherford, Texas; as well as nine grandchildren; 11
great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jonathan Phillips, Nic Phillips, Bryan
Beeson, Mike Antley, Richard Antley and Bobby Antley.
Visitation was held Thursday at the funeral home.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.