Era Dowden Burch
Era Dowden Burch 94, of DeRidder, Louisiana passed from this life on Sunday, December 5, 2010 in DeRidder, Louisiana. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2010 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, Louisiana and again on Friday, December 10, 2010 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at First Baptist Church in DeRidder, Louisiana. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 10, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in DeRidder, Louisiana. Bro. Lindsey Burns, Bro. Johnny Johnson & Bro. LeRoy Spence will officiate. Interment will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana.
Mrs. Burch is survived by Daughter: Charlotte Lynn Burch of DeRidder, LA.
Preceded in death by Husband - John Henry Burch.
Mrs. Burch retired from the Louisiana Department of Public Welfare after 34 years. She was also a teacher wth the Beauregard Parish Public School System for 7 years, 1938 - 1945. She was born in Robeline, Louisiana. She graduated from Robeline High School in 1935 and from Northwestern State University in 1940.