Services for Ms. Ellen Geneva Paris Sistrunk will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Lucern Church of God Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:30-3 p.m. on Friday at Milling Funeral Home of Union. Rev. Heath Ellinburg will officiate.
Mrs. Sistrunk, 75, of Laurel, formerly of Union, passed away following a lengthy illness on Monday, March 5, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 26, 1942 in Eva, La.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years Riley Sistrunk; four daughters, Pamela Parker and husband Wayne of Union, Brenda Knapp and partner Tracy of Flemington, N.J., Rhonda Garner and husband Michael of Newellton, La., and Darlene Blackledge and husband Jimmy of Laurel; two brothers, Donnie Paris and wife Pat of Jonesville, La., andRay Paris and wife Martha of Monterey, La.;11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.She was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Sistrunk was preceded in death by her parents Wesley and Zadie Paris and her brother Lloyd Paris, all of Monterey.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Parker, Jimmy Blackledge, Donnie Addy, Michael Garner, Ron Barnett and Joshua Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Jathyn Tucker and Dakota Arnold.
The family thanked Comfort Care Hospice for all they did to care for Mrs. Sistrunk, and especially her nurse, Kim.
Milling Funeral Home of Union was in charge of the arrangements.