Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 22, 2008
“I have fought a good fight, I have kept the faith, I have finished my course.”
FERRIDAY – Services for Bonnie McIntosh Lancaster, 79, of Ferriday, who died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at her residence, will be at 1 p.m. today at Young’s Funeral Home, in Ferriday, with the Revs. John Williams and Fred Mallory officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Lancaster was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Braxton, the daughter of James Madison McIntosh and Annie Matilda McIntosh. She was the owner of M&W Superstore and was a member of the Clayton First Baptist Church. Ms. Lancaster was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. “Bobby” Lancaster; and her parents.
Survivors include her three sons, Mal Lancaster of Clayton, Sam Lancaster and wife, Wendy, both of Ferriday and Jamie Lancaster and wife, Heather, both of Vidalia; four daughters, Jeanine Herrington and husband, Rob, both of Clayton, Jessica White and husband, Dee, both of New Orleans, Jezelle Headley and husband, David, both of Port Gibson and Jennifer Crosby and husband, Patrick, both of Mandeville, La.; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; special nieces, Patti Raven and Pam Hall; and a number other nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers will be Toby McIntosh, Rick Raven, Jacob Herrington, Barton McIntoch, Neal White and Patrick Hails.
The family wishes to thank Kay Smith for her care and concern through the years and to her caregivers, Ruth Rush, Pat Bearden, Jan Paul and Myrtis Felter. Also, the staff of Colvin’s Pharmacy, Tensas Home Health and Hospice Health.
Memorials may be made to Huntington High School.
To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.youngsfh.com.