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Jack L. Brumfield (12-01-2016)

The earthly journey of Jack L. Brumfield of Baton
Rouge ended Sunday afternoon, November 20, 2016, at
home. He was in the presence of his family and is now
walking with the angels on the Heavenly streets of gold.
Jack was born in Baton Rouge April 22, 1934. Funeral services
were held at Istrouma Baptist Church on Wednesday,
November 23, 2016.
While this life on earth is over, his family and friends
celebrate as his glorious new journey in eternity has begun.
Jack is survived by: His loving wife and best friend
of 63 years, Marlene. The Brumfields are former residents
of Farmerville and attended First Baptist Church here.
He is also survived by: His daughter DiAnne Haddox
and husband Kinny of Farmerville; son David Brumfield
and wife Janet of Baton Rouge; daughter Nancy Parker
and husband Chris of Denham Springs; six grandchildren Evie and Emma Davis and William, Stewart and Jack Haddox
and Salvatore Cannizzaro. His great grandchildren
were also a special joy and comfort to him. His legacy will
live on through them.
Jack gave his life to Jesus when he was nine years old.
He spent his life serving others and was a Deacon and
Sunday School teacher. He retired from Shell Chemical
in Geismar. He served in the U.S. Army in Washington,
D.C. He loved the outdoors and fishing was his favorite
past time. He enjoyed God’s glory many days fishing in
the marsh, the Gulf of Mexico, the Atchafalaya Basin,
Toledo Bend and Lake D’Arbonne.
The family respectfully requests any memorials be
made to the Istrouma Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.
– Adam Haddox and wife Lauren of Baton Rouge,
Christopher Brumfield and wife Jessica of Denham
Springs, Julie Davis and husband Andy of West Monroe,
Sarah Brumfield of Gonzales, Jack Brumfield and wife
Sadie of Gonzales, Keri Cannizzaro and husband Louis
of Mandeville and Landon Parker of Baton Rouge.
His grandchildren were a great joy of his life as he
watched them grow and become loving, caring, serving
adults. In turn, his grandchildren grew to respect him,
follow his example and loved him dearly. He also has eight
loving great grandchildren – Addison and Laney Brumfiel,