Ernest Henry Avants

Published 5:00 am Friday, June 18, 2004

Services for Ernest Henry Avants of Bogue Chitto are at noon,Saturday, June 19, at the Community Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until noon, at thechapel.

Mr. Avants, 73, died June 14, 2004. He was born in LincolnCounty on Jan. 23, 1931, to Eston Avants and Bertha Williamson.

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He was a Korean War Army veteran. He was of the BaptistFaith.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sister Betsy AnnCrawford; and his great-granddaughter, Kelsey Avants.

Survivors are his wife, Martha Avants; his daughter, ElizabethWallace of Bogue Chitto; his sons, David Avants and Glenn Avants,both of Bogue Chitto; one sister, Mary Nell Merritt of Baker, La.;nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.