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Emmett Bearden (11-03-2016)

Funeral services for Emmett Bearden, 80, of Farmerville
were held at 10 a.m., Monday, October 31, 2016 at
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Burns officiating.
Burial was in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery under
the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mr. Bearden, retired from the Union Parish School
Board, went to his heavenly home October 29, 2016.
He was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. Mr.
Bearden enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and visiting
with family and friends. He loved his church and most
of all his Lord Jesus.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, Andrew
and Lonia Bearden; two sisters – Mattie Dean and
Emma McCrary; two brothers – W.B. Bearden and Len
Bearden; and a granddaughter, Cassie Dianne Cordova.
Left to cherish his memory is: His loving wife of
58 years, Laveina Bearden; one son, Henry Bearden
of Farmerville; two daughters – Tammy Cordova and
husband Michael of West Monroe and Lisa Martin of
Cuba, Mo.; two sisters – Rita Daigrepont and husband
Ernest of Moreauville, La. and Margaret Chandler of
Camden, Ark.; three grandchildren – Heather Dickinson
and husband Christopher, Wade Martin and wife
Abigail and Steven Martin; four great-grandchildren
– Rachel, Sephiroth, Lilith and Luke; his beloved dog
Sam; and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.
Pallbearers were Jason Cummings, Dennis Lannan,
Johnny Pearson, Jimmy Martin, Junior Johnson and
John Ed Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Russell
Adams, James “Hamburger” Bennett, and Stein
Bearden.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, October
30, 201, at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.