Obituaries for Tuesday, November 30, 2004
Adam Beck Creel
Services for Adam Beck Creel of Zachary, La., are 10 a.m.Wednesday, Dec. 1 at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. in Zachary. TheRevs. Frank Easley and Bruce Broussard will officiate.
Graveside services are 1:30 p.m. at Bonner Creek Baptist ChurchCemetery. There will be a gathering at Crain Funeral Home inFranklinton at 1 p.m. for a procession to the church cemetery.Father Gene Bennett of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer ofBrookhaven will officiate.
Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:30-10a.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Creel, 27, died Nov. 28, 2004, at Baton Rouge GeneralMedCity, after a very courageous 9 1/2 year battle with braincancer.
He was a wonderful, loving devoted husband and father, son andfriend. He touched the lives of everyone he met. He was a carpenterby Creel father’s trade one generation to the next, work on – allmen are carpenters. He was an excellent pool player and an avid LSUfan…Geaux Tigers!
Preceding him in death were his paternal great-grandmother,Ollie Jenkins; paternal great-grandfather, Mylford Jenkins;maternal grandfather, Latimore “PawPawlat” Primes; paternalgrandfather, Milfred Creel; grandmother, Elizabeth “MeMom” Kincade;and an uncle, Bobby Primes.
Survivors are his wife, Christy Michele Miller Creel of Zachary;three daughters, Kierstyn (6), Raegan (4), and Madison Creel (5) ofZachary; two sons, Christopher Creel (9) of Baton Rouge, andGabriel Adam Creel (six months) of Zachary; his father, LinseyCreel of Clinton; and his mother, Jan Kincade of Brookhaven; hisstepfather, Steve Kincade of Brookhaven; his father-in-law andfiance, Raymond Miller and April Hayes of Zachary; hisbrother-in-law, Jason C. Miller of Zachary; his stepbrother andsister-in-law, Chad and Michelle Kincade of Baltimore, Md.; hisstepsister and brother-in-law, Marti and Tate Hamilton of Wahiawa,Hawaii; his paternal grandmother, Edith Creel of Clinton; hismaternal grandmother, Kathleen Lee of Brookhaven; his grandparents,Frank and Mary Ann Corbell of Slaughter; numerous aunts, uncles,cousins, extended family; two nephews; one niece; special friends,Josh, David, Vonda, Alyssa, Terry, Roland, “Tar Baby” and theentire ‘TNT Crew.’
Pallbearers will be Josh Ravencraft, David Estabrook, AndyCreel, Scott Creel, Jason Miller, Drew Webb. Honorary pallbearerswill be Terry Kleinpeter, Gary Dufrene, Roland Blanchard and Mike”TarBaby” Pettit.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. RuebenFabrega and staff; the staff at Baton Rouge Medical CenterRadiation Oncology and fourth floor nursing staff.
A trust fund has been set up at all Bank One locations under thename “Adam Creel Trust Fund for Memorial Donations.” Friends mayalso make donations to St. Joseph Hospice Center, 5215 Essen Lane,Suite 10, Baton Rouge, La. 70809.
Services for Chad Price of Jayess are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inSartinville Cemetery in Sartinville.
Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Price, 30, died Nov. 29, 2004, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson, from injuries sustained inan automobile accident on Hwy. 27. He was born in Hattiesburg onJan. 10, 1974, to Danny Price and Dianne Sistrunk Price.
He was employed with paint and body work. He was a member of theBaptist faith.
Survivors are his parents; his wife, Renee Price of Jayess; hisdaughter, Laney Price of Jayess; and his brothers, Chris Price andCorey Price, both of Jayess.
Melvin Roundtree Jr.
Services for Melvin Roundtree Jr. of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 1 at Willie Mae Tyler Memorial Chapel with burialin Siloam M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today from noon until 5 p.m. at R.E. Tyler FuneralHome.
Mr. Roundtree, 68, died Nov. 25, 2004, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born in Lincoln County on June 21, 1936, toMelvin Lewis (ML) Roundtree Sr. and Rosetta Rancifer Roundtree ofBrookhaven.
He was a retired janitor at the University of Illinois inChampagne, Ill. He was a member of Second Baptist M.B. Church.
Preceding him in death was his father.
Survivors are his mother; his daughter, Rosetta Brown ofBrookhaven; his sons, J.L. Roundtree of Florida, Arzell Roundtreeof Denver, Colo., and stepson, Paul Hill of Brookhaven; his sister,May Manning of Brookhaven; and a host of grandchildren, nieces andnephews.