Remembering Alberta A. “Berta” French

Funeral services for Alberta A. “Berta” French, age 82, of Simsboro, LA were held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Antioch Methodist Church in Eros, LA.  Services were officiated by Bro. Bo Horne.  Interment followed in Antioch Cemetery in Eros, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

A visitation was held at 5:00 – 7:00 PM Monday, August 8, 2022, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Berta was born on September 21, 1939, in Montgomery, AL and passed away on August 5, 2022, in West Monroe, LA.  She was a longtime member of and served as secretary of Arcadia United Methodist Church in Arcadia, LA.  Berta enjoyed cooking, camping, fishing, and softball.

She is survived her husband of 65 years, Norman E., “Buddy” French of Simsboro, LA; children, Tamara D. Dozier (Kerry) of Grady, AL; Norman E. French, Jr. of Brandon, MS; Robert Ray French (Bernadine) of Simsboro, LA; 7 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Michael French, Joseph French, Dennis French, Jim Elliott, Marvin Crain, and Kerry Dozier.

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