Oakdale-Myrtle Cloud Strother, 95, of Glenmora, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, August 19, 2016, surrounded by her family.
Funeral service for Myrtle will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Calcasieu Baptist Church. Rev. Joe Cruz and Rev. Bert Riddles will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery. All arrangements have been entrusted to Allen Parish Funeral Home.
The family will receive visitors at Allen Parish Funeral Home, 311 Highway 1152, Oakdale, on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 3-9 p.m. Visitation will continue at Allen Parish Funeral Home on Sunday from 10 -11:30 a.m. Myrtle will then be taken to Calcasieu Baptist Church where visitation will resume at 1 p.m. until time of service.
Myrtle was born February 5, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Cloud. She lived her entire life in the Union Hill community and was a life-long member of Calcasieu Baptist Church. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Those left to cherish Myrtle’s memory include her three sons, Carl W. Strother and wife, Janice of Oakdale, Dewain Strother of Florien, and Lamar Strother and wife, Randie of Pitkin; three daughters, Freda Guree and husband, John of Oakdale, Dorothy Jones and husband, Morris of Glenmora, and Ruth Strother of Glenmora; nine grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; two brothers; three sisters; and a multitude of nephews and nieces.
Pallbearers to serve will be Calvin Thornhill, Scotty Strother, Chad Strother, Heath Strother, Kirk Thornhill, and Ben Thornhill.
Myrtle is preceded in death by her loving husband, William (Bill) Strother; along with grandsons, Michael Edwards and Hank Thornhill; great-grandsons, Jordan Thornhill and Matthew Strother; and daughter-in-law, Charlotte Strother.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.ardoinfuneralhome.com or www.allenparishfuneralhome.com