Funeral Mass for Mr. Edward Douglas Shanklin age 90 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will be at Lakelawn Cemetery in Metarie Louisiana at a later date. Mr. Shanklin passed away Friday at his residence.
A native of Chack Bay, LA. He was the son of the late Thomas and Oella Reed Shanklin, retired from United Food, and a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife Joyce Glapion Shanklin of Fayetteville, sister Lucy Ranson of Plantinvillle, LA.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday evening from 5 – 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
The memories of I have of “Poppa” Shank will continue to live on, although he will be missed. The family gatherings are imprinted in my mind and tracked in my heart. Nanny Joyce, our prayers are with you during this hour of bereavement. Remember that this is not the end, but a transition to a new beginning.
Michael, Deb’orah, Thais & Indira
Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. I will keep your famaily in my prayers. God Bless.
Ed was a good man.
May God have mercy upon his soul
and may he rest in peace.