Myrtis Rai Barksdale Bamburg

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Mrs. Myrtis Rai Barksdale Bamburg, age 93 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, June 09, 2015. Born Thursday, September 15, 1921 in Natchitoches, Louisiana, she was a member of First Baptist Church of Winnfield where she was active in the WMU for a number of years. She was also a clerk in Central Supply at Winn Parish Medical Center. Mrs. Bamburg was preceded in death by her Parents, Travis and Zora Barksdale; Husband, Bion H. Bamburg; Brothers, James Barksdale, Mack Barksdale, Aaron Barksdale and one sister Peggy Sheffield. Those left to cherish her memory include her Son, Jerry Bamburg and his wife Jeanette of Winnfield; Granddaughter, Rhonda Grady, Camden, AR; Grandson, Jay Bamburg and wife Amy, Pineville; Great Granddaughter, Morgan Grady, Camden, AR; Sisters, Margaret Sanders and Yvonne Scoggin both of Bossier City; Sister-in-laws, Helen Barksdale and Esther Barksdale.. Graveside funeral services were held at 2:30 PM on Friday, June 12, 2015 at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Fairview Alpha wit  Rev. Stephen Laughlin officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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