Funeral Services for Lorene W. Spikes, who departed this life on May 29, 2008, will be held Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 11:00 am at Norris Memorial Church of God in Christ in DeRidder. Officiating will be Elder Otha Green and Rev. Wilfert Williams. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 3, 2008 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Burial will be at Spikes-Bancroft Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Myers Colonial Funeral Home of DeRidder.
Sons: Donald (Delores) Spikes of DeRidder, LA; Ellis (Rendia) Spikes of DeRidder, LA; Edgar (Janice) Spikes of Merryville, LA; Joe (Janet) Spikes of Fort Worth, TX; John (Christina) Spikes of Moss Bluff, LA; Mac (Michele) Spikes of DeRidder, LA; Reggie (Pauline) Spikes of Bancroft, LA. Daughters: Helen Ruth Walker of DeRidder, LA; Shirley (Jimmy) Childs of Bancroft, LA; Shewanna Mattox of Lake Charles, LA. Brothers: Archie Lee Williams of Sacramento, CA; Rev. Wilfret Williams of Bancroft, LA; Roosevelt Williams of Singer, LA; Charles Williams of DeRidder, LA; John Williams of Perris, CA; Leroy Williams of Sacramento, CA; Leo Williams of Sacramento, CA; James Williams of DeRidder, LA. Sisters: Florine Ashworth of DeRidder, LA; Blanche Smith of Seaside, CA; Ocie Williams of DeRidder, LA and Margie Flagg of Los Angeles, CA. 22 Grandchildren, 23 Great-Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester “Pappy” Spikes; parents: Archie and Collie Williams; a daughter, Bessie Jenkins and son James Ivy Spikes.
She was the mother of Morning Star C. O. G. I. C. She was a dedicated mother to all of her children and a mother to many other children. Mrs. Spikes was employed at Hyatt High School for many years as a cafeteria technician. She assisted in her community with those with special needs. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.