DeLois Knott McCartney

Mrs. DeLois Knott McCartney, age 90 of Shreveport, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Born Thursday, April 28, 1927 in Natchitoches, Louisiana, she was a member of First United Methodist Church of Winnfield and was a long-time manager of Heard Insurance Agency, 1956-98. After retirement, she remained active in the insurance industry and was a member and instructor with the Certified Insurance Counselors of America. Mrs. McCartney was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Willie Mae Bruce Knott; Husband, A.J. “Buck” McCartney. Those left to cherish her memory include her Son, A.J. McCartney, Ph. D.; Sisters, Clydie Mitchell (Ray), Jimmye Holmes (Shove) and Sue Elliot. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. Interment followed in Beulah Cemetery, in Marthaville, LA. Serving the family as pallbearers were Shove Holmes, Ed Crawford, Richard Heard, Buddy Heard, Harold Birdwell, Charles Montpelier and John Glenn Jackson, Hon. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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