Elwyn G. Springfield, Sr.

Elwyn G. Springfield, Sr., age 83 of Monroe, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 after a lengthy illness. Elwyn originally lived in Winn Parish, where he retired from the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office in 1976. He later moved to Monroe, where he retired from the City of West Monroe Public Works Department. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Monroe. Born Wednesday, April 11, 1934 in Jonesboro, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Neza Hammett Springfield; and wife, Nellie Faye Jordan Springfield. Those left to cherish his memory include his sons, Roy L. Springfield (Susan), Houston, TX and Glenn Springfield (Michelle), Monroe, LA; grandson, Matthew Springfield (Lindsay), Monroe, LA, granddaughter, Ashley Buntyn (Russ), Sterlington, LA, grandson, Heath Springfield, Beaumont, TX, and grandson, Cole Springfield, Klein, TX; and 4 great grandchildren. Graveside services were held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Hurricane Grove Cemetery with Rev. Warren Eckhardt officiating, under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield. Serving the family as pallbearers were Jerry Collins, Kiah Beville, and the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Deputies. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Avalon Place, Dr. Greg Green, and Caring Hands Hospice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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