Velma Mae Kennedy Rashall
Velma Mae Kennedy Rashall, 93, of Coppers Cove, Texas, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. She was born on March 1, 1916. Visitation will be held Friday, July 17, 2009 from 5 PM until 9 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, Louisiana. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 10 AM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ford Cemetery in Bon Weir, Texas. Her pallbearers will be son-in-law: Jimmy Drawdy; grandsons: Rick Rashall and Marty Rashall; great grandsons: R. J. Rashall and Justin Rashall; and friend: Paul F. Thames.
She was survived by the following: daughter: Brenda Drawdy and husband Jimmy of Kempner, TX; granddaughter: Tiffany Thames Ward of Killeen, TX; great grandson: Aidan Collis Ward of Killeen, TX; sons: C. L. Rashall, Jr. and wife Diane of San Antonio, TX, Willie Richard Rashall and wife Peggy of Orange, TX, and Earnie Ray Rashall and wife Connie of Eunice, LA as well as fourteen grandchildren, thirty-two great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: husband: Collis L. Rashall of Merryville, LA and Beaumont, TX; mother: Rose Ella Kennedy of Merryville, LA; father: Lawrence Daniel Kennedy of Sikes, LA; and brother: Cheasmon Kennedy of Merryville, LA.