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Mary Faulkenbury

Mary Katherine Faulkenbury

Wednesday, March 26th, 1924 - Saturday, March 6th, 2021
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Obituary

Mary Katherine Faulkenbury passed away March 6, 2021. She was a life-long resident of Morehouse Parish. She was born to Elva and Walter Braddock on March 26, 1924. She attended the Mer Rouge schools and later Louisiana Business School in Monroe.

In her years of strength she operated Dewey’s Grocery and the Mer
Rouge Grocery for 45 years with her husband and sons. She especially cared for her customers because they were her friends and neighbors. She strived to be kind and welcoming to all.

Mary Katherine was so blessed to be able to remain independently in her home of many years due to the love and support of her grandchildren. She rarely left home but looked forward to visits from family and friends. She enjoyed the Christian ministry on television and her daily Bible readings along with the spiritual commentaries that she subscribed to. She will truly be missed because she was the heart and soul of her family. She was the epitome of JOY; Jesus first, Others second, and Yourself (her) last.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dewey Faulkenbury of 58 years; sons, Dewey Wayne and Walter Faulkenbury; Sisters, Meredith Cox and Dola Ryan; Son-in-law, Gerald Johnson; Grandson, Darren Johnson; and Granddaughter; Gerilyn Johnson; and nephew, Rodney Ryan;

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Johnson of Germantown, TN; Granddaughters, Jana and husband, Denny Cannon, of Bastrop, Grandsons: Keith Faulkenbury of Monroe, Jesse Faulkenbury of Bastrop, and Vince Faulkenbury and wife Lisa of Bastrop; a Godson, Herbert Evans of Louisville, MS; Nephews: Richard Cox, Jr. and wife Gayle of Palm Harbor, FL, Dr. Michael Ryan and wife Jennifer of Portland, OR. Great Grandchildren: Trey Thomas of Monroe; Ryan Faulkenbury of Aurora, CO; Kelsey Faulkenbury of Monroe; Stephanie Johnson of Germantown, TN; Riley, Karlie, Hallie, Cole and Bailey Faulkenbury of Bastrop.
Interment is in the Bastrop Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Mylinda Norsworthy

Posted at 11:55am
I remember as a child coming and seeing you and even grown. I'm so saddened by your loss. You were truly a light in this world of darkness. I will always cherish the time we spent at your home. So blessed to have had you in my life. I love you so much kay-kay. 💗 Your now peacefully in the arms of God.
Dearest sympathies,

Mylinda
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Jerry Honeycutt

Posted at 11:12pm
My wife Carolyn & I, Jerry Honeycutt, want to share our deepest regrets for this lady’s passing. My family knew this family all my life. May God grant you
peace with in your hearts. One day you will meet her again. Jerry & Carolyn Honeycutt
 
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Jamie Sharpton Posted at 10:07pm

Mrs. Mary Katherine is such a part of my growing up memories. She was always so nice to all us kids who loved to go to the store. Marilynn we will keep you in our prayers. Jamie Hodges Sharpton
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