Eloise Williams

August 21, 1927 - May 1, 2014


On the afternoon of May 1, 2014, Eloise celebrated her homecoming, surrounded by her family while being cared for by Beauregard Memorial Hospital’s ICU staff and Dr. Pandya.  Eloise passed after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s, she was 87.  Eloise was born on August 21, 1927, she was the second daughter of Jack and Martha Keel of Deweyville, TX and later of Rosepine, LA.  


Eloise, was preceded in death by her parents, Martha and Jack Keel; sister, Huldia Davis of Virginia; great granddaughter Dorothy Jo Mathis of Rosepine, LA; and her husband, Jodie Avery Williams of Rosepine, LA.  Eloise is survived by two daughters, Joann Mallette and husband Gerald of Rosepine, LA and June Warden and husband James of Singer, LA.  Eloise loved being surrounded by her six grandchildren, Twila Perkins, Tina Mathis, Donald Mallette, Kenneth Cannon, Jaran Cannon and Aric Cannon, along with 14 great grandchildren.


Memorial services will be held at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home, 3178 Hwy 190 W., Deridder, LA.  Viewing will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm.  Funeral services will be Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:00pm.  Burial will follow at Rosepine Cemetery in Rosepine, LA.  Special thanks to Dr. Pandya and BMH ICU staff, Heather, George, Jeremy, and John for going above and beyond to make our mother as comfortable as possible and for allowing our family so much time together.  Also, to the staff at Westwood Manor for all your care and concern during our mom’s illness.

Eloise Williams