Death Notices

Linda Lee Liles
April 22, 1942 – June 12, 2023

lilesBeloved wife and mother, Linda Gunter Liles, went to her heavenly home for a grand reunion on June 12, 2023 at the age of 81. She would often say her greatest achievement was raising her daughters. She led them by example showing them how to serve others, to overcome the storms of life and to rely on Jesus through it all.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Thomas Elwin Liles of 61 years; her daughters and son-in-laws, Random Sharee & Timothy Kennedy, Shawn Rachette & Shannon Pardue, Relani Shane & Scott Garrett, Seine Revelry & George Smith, Regal Shez Liles, & Salien Summer Reign Liles;7 Grandchildren: Josiah, Micah, Caleb, Aaron, Charis, Easton & Scarlet; 8 Great-Grandchildren: Kaley, Kinsley, Stetson, Anderson, Sloan, Logan, Luke & August. Her brother & sister, Billy Webb Gunter and Nelline Gunter Hutchinson, husband Jerry Hutchinson & a host of Nephews & Nieces. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Suni Rayne Liles; her parents, Webb & Pauline (McConathy) Gunter; sister in law, Dale Gunter.

The Funeral service was held at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro with Reverends Brian McAllister and Trey Etheridge officiating. Burial followed in the Quitman Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Josiah Kennedy, Micah Kennedy, Caleb Kennedy, Easton Garrett, Todd Hutchinson, Steven Hutchinson.

Mary Bernice Mosely
September 23, 1932 – June 13, 2023

moselyMary Bernice Hearn Mosley was born on September 23, 1932 to her parents, William and Ida Hearn. Bernice married the love of her life, J.B. Mosley, and they raised four boys in Chatham,La. Ms. Bernice was known for many things including her love for gardening, flowers, cooking and her love for her family. No matter the occasion that arose in her community, she was quick to prepare tea cakes, cakes and her famous fried chicken. Her grandchildren most enjoyed her rainbow cakes that she made for each of them on their birthdays. She took pride in doing and caring for others. Before having a stroke and entering the nursing home, she would be found preparing meals, assuring her house was spotless clean or sitting on her front porch enjoying the outdoor view with a cup of coffee. Until her last moments, she would brag on “her boys” as she was known for calling them, or would say “I love you” to her family and at any discussion about J.B., she without fail would say “I loved him. He was a good man.” She had no hesitation to pour out her deep love and dote on her family that she was so proud of.

Bernice was peacefully called home to be with her Savior on June 13, 2023 at the age of 90 years old. We rejoice in knowing that she was reunited with J.B. as she longed for.

She is preceded in death by her late husband, J.B. Mosley; grandson, Garry Lane Mosley, Jr. “Rocky”, and a daughter in law, Glenda Mosley. Left to cherish her memory are her four sons: Wayne Mosley, Roy and Cheryl Mosley, Garry and Pam Mosley and Jerry Mosley. Grandchildren: Tina Holbron, Mauri Sneed, Angela Myers, Candi Henderson and Jill Aldy; along with ten great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held on Friday, June 16, 2023 in Chatham Cemetery with Reverend Joel Sneed officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

The family asks for donations in her memory to be made to the Full Gospel Temple Vision In View Building Fund. The family will receive a formal notification letter of your contribution. Monetary donations may be mailed to 773 Walker Road; Jonesboro, La 71251 or given through Full Gospel Temple Text To Give option by texting the word “Vision” and the donation amount to 318-351-2529.

We would like to thank Forest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation facility for fifteen years of service and care for Mrs. Mosley. In addition, we appreciate the care and professionalism of Elara Caring hospice staff.

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