Virginia Earline Wickham 

Published 9:06 pm Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Services for Virginia Earline Wickham, of Brookhaven, formerly of Tangipahoa, Louisiana, were held Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at noon at St. Helena Catholic Church, in Amite, Louisiana, with burial at Tangipahoa Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Beard officiated the services. McKneely Funeral Home in Amite, Louisiana, was in charge of arrangements.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wickham, 85, died Monday, August 7, 2017, at her home.

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She was born March 28, 1932, in Rose Hill, Alabama. She loved taking care of kids.

Preceding her in death was her husband of 46 years, Harold J. Wickham; son, David Paul Wickham; granddaughter, Minnie Victoria Wickham; and two sisters, Gwendolyn Bryant and Betty Campbell.

Survivors are her five children, Beth DeLaughter, of Brookhaven; Robert “Bob” Wickham and wife, Marie, of Holden, Louisiana; Jane Wickham, of Kentwood, Louisiana; Kathryn Wickham, of Kentwood, Louisiana; and Keith Wickham and wife, Stephanie, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana; daughter-in-law, Keri Wickham, of Amite, Louisiana; nine grandchildren, Chris DeLaughter and wife, Kayla, Jennifer Townsend and husband, Chad, Angela Davis and husband, Andrew, Sabrina Smith and husband, Adam, Madeline Walker and husband, Jake, Theresia Martin and husband, Butch, Mary Elizabeth Ricourd and husband, Brad and Mitchell and Maxwell Wickham; special granddaughter, Deanna Reynolds; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Michael Guerin, Lacombe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Virginia Erline Wickham