Funeral services for Gary L. Valentine will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be the Rev. Buster Bailey. Interment will follow at Whitehall Cemetery near Leton. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. today (Friday, Oct. 7, 2011) at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Gary was born Sept. 7, 1938 in Cotton Valley and entered into rest Oct. 5, 2011 in Sarepta.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Valentine of Sarepta; son, William Valentine of Conroe, Texas; step-sons, Keith Tilley and wife, Cassie of Athens and Kevin Tilley of Sarepta; daughter, Paula Clements and husband, Jimmy of Conroe, Texas; step-sister, Bonnie Burnham of Shreveport; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Sheriff Gary Sexton, Kyle Greer, Don Smith, Jr., Charlie Hortman, Jay Hortman and John Byrd.
Honorary pallbearers will be R.O Machen, Keith and Kevin Tilley and Webster Parish Sheriff's deputies.
The family would like to express a special thanks to Agape Hospice for the care given to Gary during his time of illness.Subscribe to Read!