Charles Thomas Ames

Published 5:30 pm Monday, November 2, 2020

Aug. 27, 1948 – Oct. 31, 2020

MONTEREY — Funeral services for Charles Thomas Ames, 72 of Monterey, LA will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Lismore Baptist Church at 10 a.m., with Bro. Ken Gilmore officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 3 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Interment will follow at Lismore Baptist Church Cemetery, under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.

Bubba Ames was born August 27, 1948 in Jonesville, LA, and passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020.

He was a resident of Monterey and was an active member of Lismore Baptist Church where he faithfully served on the Building and Grounds Committee and the Cemetery Board Committee. If something needed to be done at LBC, “Uncle Bubba” (as he was known to all) was the man to call. Bubba proudly served his country in the US Army where he was awarded the Silver Star Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal. Bubba loved having coffee and checking on his friends and neighbors throughout the community. He also did woodworking as a hobby. Bubba is survived by a host of nieces and nephews whom he loved as if they were his own. He is also survived by lifelong friends, Morris and Gloria Willson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Linnie Ames, brother,

JD Ames, sister, Catherine Kidd, sister, Betty Bonneau and brother, Dewey Ames.

Pallbearers are Zane Ames, Jeff Ames, Taylor McCaughey, Jesse Poole, Brad Mount and George Book.

Honorary pallbearers are Morris Willson, Jack Mount, Pete Wheeler, Matthew Avery, Cam Avery and A.G. Green.

Donations can be made to Lismore Baptist Church, 5148 LA 565, Jonesville, LA 71343. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit