Gloria Jean Shows

Mrs. Gloria Jean Shows, age 79 of Winnfield, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Autumn Leaves Nursing Home.

Mrs. Shows is the daughter of the late Wallace Desadier and the late Virginia Desadier. She was also preceded in death by her sister Ann Ates, brothers Buster Desadier, and Teddy Desadier and her son-in-law Sam McFarland. She was a homemaker and a devoted ministers wife serviing in various churches for more than 50 years.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years Reverend Deloy Shows, son Mike Shows (Liz) of Broussard, La., daughter Kim McFarland of Winnfield, daughter Martha Finch (David) of Red Lick Tx., son Jeff Shows (Mary) of Goldonna, La., grandchildren Melissa Sealy (Mike), Christina Bounds (Rick), Paighton Veillon (Austin), Jared Shows (Rebecca), Josh Shows (Hannah), Kyle Watson (Valerie), and Erin Watson; great grandchildren Evan and Luke Sealy, Brenden Bounds, Caroline Veillon, Grayson and Molly Shows, Korbin Shows, Kyra Roberts, and Noah Shows.

She is also survived by her sister Marie Johnson of Corpus Christi Tx., Aunt/sister-in-law Betty Shows (Henry) of Winnfield, La.,

Funeral Services were held Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Tannehill with Reverends Bob Tuggle and Jeff Shows officiating. Interment followed in the New Jerusalem Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Pallbearers were Jared Shows, Josh Shows, Kyle Watson, Dave Finch, Mike Sealy, and Rick Bonds.

Honorary pallbearers were Wayne Harlan, Lamar Harlan, Jimmy Usrey, Henry Shows, Larry Shows, Terry Taylor and all of Mrs. Shows great grandsons.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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