Louise Preston went to her eternal home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 in Houston, Texas.
Louise was born to the late Mr. Jimmie Moreland, Sr., and Mrs. Beatrice McGee Moreland in Webster Parish.
She accepted Christ at an early age at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Sibley, under the leadership of the Rev. J.H. Tims.
She was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Arthur Gardner, Sr. and to this union seven children were born. When this marriage was dissolved, she united in holy matrimony to Mr. Raleigh Preston and to this union no children were born.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughter, Genevia; son, Arthur, Jr.; and 10 siblings.
She loved her family and was a people's person. No one was a stranger. For many years she was a care giver for her family and wherever there was a need.
She leaves to cherish her loving and caring memories three sons, Jeffery, Patrick and Gregg; two daughters-in-law, Armani (her care giver); two daughters, Eloise and Beatrice; one son-in-law; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She leaves three siblings, Lewis Moreland (Eula) of Houston Texas, James Moreland, devoted brother, of Shreveport and Carrie Stringer of Chicago, Illinois.
She also leaves a host of nieces – special nieces Shirley Holmes and Destiny Moore (Sweet Sweet); nephews; and two dear friends, Josephine Sears and Ruby Faye Austin.