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Arthur Charles (Bill) Douglas

by Minden Press-Herald



Homegoing celebration services for A.C. Douglas will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at 11 a.m., at Camp Zion Baptist in Haughton. Pastor Kenneth Dotson will officiate.

On July 31, 2016, God called one of his children home. A.C. Douglas passed peacefully from this life that evening after a gradual decline in health. He was surrounded and supported by his loving family during the last days of his life. A.C. was born in Haughton on June, 30, 1930 to Ardis and Bertha Lee Douglas. A.C. was the oldest of the 11 children that were born.

On Oct. 25,1952, A.C. was united in Holy Matrimony to Betty Louise Ware Douglas. To this union four children were born.

Over 30 years, A.C. worked for the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant to support his family.
At an early age, A.C. united with Christ at Camp Zion Baptist Church. He was a faithful singer in the Choir.

A.C. was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved all of his nieces and nephews. For special birthdays there was a special song that only he could sing.

He leaves to cherish his memory: three daughters: Betty Jo Minniefield (Elbert Minniefield), Shreveport; Sue Ann Kennon (Gary Kennon), Doyline; Daphne Bernestine, Compton California; and one son Johnathan Charles Douglas (Rose Douglas), Minden. Also, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Brothers: John L Douglas of Shreveport; Clarence Douglas, Beaumont, Texas; Freddie Douglas, Haughton.

Sisters: Glenel Woods, Dallas; Addie Jones, Haughton; aunt, Queen Esther Turner of California.
A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Visitation at Benevolent Funeral Home in Minden on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016.

Interment will be on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Camp Zion Cemetery.

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