Oct. 12, 1936-May 29, 2020

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Funeral services for Faye Katheryn Mathews McLeod were will be Monday, June 1 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home at 1 p.m., with burial following at Memory Lawn Cemetery.

Ms. McLeod was born Oct. 12, 1936, in Bastrop to Clarence and Minnie Mathews.  She passed away Thursday, May 29, 2020, in her home surrounded by her four loving children whom she adored and always “Loved the Most.” Ms. McLeod lived in Natchitoches for the past 54 years.  She was a graduate of Northwestern State University, majoring in Library Science.  She retired from Natchitoches Parish School Board as a Librarian at Fairview Alpha Elementary and loved her job very much.

Ms. McLeod was a member of Grand Ecore Baptist Church and enjoyed the Thursday Bible studies and attending the singings at Cane Gardens Assisted Living.  Ms. McLeod had many favorite past times, but what she enjoyed the most was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, William Eugene “Gene” McLeod and wife Debra of Terrell, Texas, Sandra Hughes and husband David of Zavalla, Texas, Lori Stewart and husband Johnny of Goldonna and Mallie Anderson and husband Matt of Natchitoches; grandchildren, William M. McLeod, Christi Haggard, Carin Asher, Christopher and Taylor Stewart, Brad Calvert, Paige Bouchie and Logan Anderson; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Melborn Printis “M.P.” McLeod; father, Clarence Mathews; mother, Minnie Mathews; sister, Shirley Delafield; brother, Wayne Mathews; granddaughter, Jessica McLeod; and great-granddaughter, Teegan Stewart.

Pallbearers will be William M. McLeod, Christopher Stewart, Logan Anderson, Brad Calvert, Johnny Stewart and Matt Anderson.

Family would like to thank Hospice of Natchitoches and two special people, Dorothy Johnson and Patricia Payne.