“A Time to be Born”
Melvin Wayne Douglas Sr. was born April 11, 1943 to the late Ardis Douglas Sr. and the late Bertha Richardson Douglas.
“A Time to Die”
He left his earthly home May 11, 2015 at his residence.
“A Time to Plant”
Melvin accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age. He later rededicated his life to Christ and joined Camp Zion Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Kenneth Dotson.
“A Time to Laugh”
On Sept. 1, 1985 he met the love of his life Carolyn Morgan. In this relationship, two children were born. On April 14, 2001, they united in holy matrimony.
“A Time to Reflect”
He was employed by Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries. He is preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Ferrell; brothers, Ardis Douglas Jr., James Douglas and Leonard Douglas Sr.
“A Time of Peace”
He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife,: Carolyn M. Douglas; sons, Michael (Rhonda) Douglas, Charles (Tina) Douglas, Melvin (Carolyn) Douglas Jr., Ronald (Velma) Douglas, Aldric Morgan (Ashley Allen), and Kedrick Morgan (Josilyn Bowman); sisters, Addie Jones (Haughton) and Glenel Woods (Dallas); brothers A. C. Douglas (Doyline), John L. Douglas (Shreveport), Clarence (Nancy) Douglas (Beamont, Texas) and Freddie Douglas (Haughton); 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.