Dec. 25, 1925-Feb. 13, 2022
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Vera Carnahan Mariner will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with the Rev. Charlie Ray serving as celebrant. Burial will follow at Emmanuel Cemetery in Chopin. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 6:30 p.m.
Vera was born Dec. 25, 1925, to Adam Carnahan and Jessie McGlothin Carnahan in Chopin and passed away in Natchitoches Feb. 13, 2022, at the age of 96.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Vernon Carnahan and Carroll Carnahan; two sisters, Clara Spillman and Doris LaCaze; two granddaughters, Tara Suttles and Jessica Spillman; and a grandson, Saxon Spillman.
She is survived by three sons, Donnie Spillman and wife Patty, Billy Spillman and wife Ann and Jim Spillman and wife Pat; a daughter, Janice Mil Nichols and husband Jack; one step-son, Max Loffgren; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Her grandsons will be honored to serve as pallbearers.