Mr. Eurel Henton , Sr.
Funeral Services for Mr. Eurel Henton, Sr. 85, of Lecompte, LA will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at he Beulah Baptist Church, 2716 Rapides Avenue, Lecompte, LA with the Rev. Terry Kirk, pastor/officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Alexandria, LA with full military honors under the direction of Boyce Community Funeral Home. Mr. Henton passed away on August 15, 2015 at 8:45 pm in his residence.
Friends may come by Beulah Baptist Church, Lecompte, LA on August 26, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for wake services.
Mr. Eurel Henton was born on November 29, 1930 to the late Mr. Eurel (Frank) Henton, Sr and the late Ozell Howard Henton in Cheneyville, Louisiana. He accepted Christ and was baptized at a young age at Union Chapel Baptist Church in Lyles, Louisiana. He later became a member of the Beulah Baptist Church in Lecompte, Louisiana, where he remained a member until his death. He was a Veteran of US Army and retired from Roy O Martin (Durawood)Treating Company as a Treating Engineer.
On July 17, 1955, he was united in Holy Matrimony to Louvenia Jones. To this union, 8 children were born.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Louvenia Henton, one sister, Carrie Anderson and one brother, Nathan Henton.
Those left to cherish his memory include his five sons, Alfred (Toni) Henton of Pflugerville, TX, Timothy Henton of Leander, TX, Eurel (Diane) Henton, Jr. of Alexandria, LA, Michael Henton of Lecompte, LA and Dr. Mark C. (Lisa) Henton, Sr of New Iberia, LA and three daughters; Reta F. Henton of Los Angeles, CA; Mary Henton, Alexandria, LA; Cynthia A. Henton of Leander, TX; one brother Johnny Mac (Christina)Henton of Marysville, WA; sisters-in-law, Linkie B. Henton of Lecompte, LA; Erma (Leve) Ross of Los Angeles, CA; Daisy (Clarence) O'Dell of Beaumont,TX; seventeen grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.