April 25, 1944-July 21, 2021

A graveside service for Mrs. Patricia Burford Churchman will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 26 at the Gloster Trinity Cemetery in Gloster.

Mrs. Churchman was born April 25, 1944, in Shreveport to Charles E. Burford and Laverne Lemley Burford of Gloster.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and a lifelong teacher.  She entered into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family July 21, 2021, at her residence in Natchitoches.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Charles and Laverne Burford; her sister, Mary Carol McLamb, and brother-in-law, James McLamb.

Mrs. Churchman is survived by her husband of 54 years, Charles Churchman; two sons, Charles “Ryder” Churchman and wife Hope, and Patrick Churchman and wife Amelia; six grandchildren, Brittainey, Cameron, Haden, Luke, Gabriel and Mary Hannah; one great-grandchild, Declan; one sister, Minette Green and husband, Jessi; and two brothers, Jack Burford and wife Terri and Charles “Chuck” Burford; and many nieces and nephews.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Haden Churchman, Cameron Churchman, Luke Churchman, Gabriel Churchman, Garrett Burford and Peyton Burford.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Mary Long and the staff of Hand In Hand Hospice; Nurse Megan Berry, Nurse DeVaughn Lites and Nurse Tiffany Sepulvado for their compassionate care.