Sybil James Guilliams

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Mrs. Sybil James Guilliams, age 95 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021.

Born Friday, August 6, 1926 in Verda, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by husband, Buford of 61 years; a daughter Regina; parents, Charles and Veva James; 3 sisters, Thelma Horne (Bill), Hazel Roberts, and Nell Poisso; 5 brothers, Casey, Jessie, Arthur (Dude), Huey and Troy.

She was a retired school bus driver, a long time member of South Winnfield Baptist Church where she served as church clerk, Sunday school teacher, church secretary, choir member, Ladies Prayer group, W.M.U., and worked several years at Food Pantry.

She loved her Pastor and her church family, to cook, work in her yard, do needle point....but most of all she loved to travel.

She is survived by 2 sons, Dorman and beloved daughter-in-law, Susan of Winnfield and Rodney of Shreveport; grandson, Chance Guilliams (Kristan) of Winnfield; granddaughters, Velvet Koenig (Danny) of Anahuac, Texas, Suzonne Harrison (Kent) and Lisha Guilliams all of Baytown, Texas and Mandy Guilliams of Alexandria; 9 greatgrandchildren, 5 stepgreat grandchildren; sister, Patsy James, and a seems like son, Gary Parker and a host of nieces and nephews of whom she loved dearly and some very special friends.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at South Winnfield Baptist Church with Reverends Jack Miller, Craig James, Stanley James and Ty James officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories in Winnfield under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

The family received friends at the church on Monday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Tuesday from 9:00 AM until time of services.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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