December 20, 1948 - December 21, 2017
“I have fought a good fight I have finished the race I have kept the faith” 2 Timothy 4:4
Mrs. Florence Myres Spikes was born on December 20, 1948. She was the daughter of the late Jessie Myres Sr. and Irene Myres.
Florence was born and raised in Angie, LA. She is a high school graduate of Wesley Ray High. Sometime after high school she met and married Johnnie R. Spikes and to this union two children were born, Johnnie Jr. and Tonya M. Spikes. Later in life she moved to New Orleans, LA where she worked as a cook for many years which she loved passionately.
Florence leaves to cherish her memories: her mother, Irene Myres; three children; Veronica (Curtis) Gatlin of Bogalusa, LA, Tonya M. Spikes and Michael (Alexis) Spikes both of Bogalusa, LA; twelve grandchildren; two sisters, Jessie M. (David) May, Annie R. (Robert) Peters; three brothers, Vernell Myers, Jessie Myres, Jr., Rev . Ottis (Trenell) Myers all of Angie, LA and a host of other relatives and friends.
Florence was preceded in death by: her father, Jessie Myres Sr.; one child, Johnnie R. Spikes, Jr.; one sister, Aurgnettia Myres Smith; three brothers, Clody Ree Myres, Wilbert L. Myres and Earl L. Myres.
Visitation will be at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 9:00 am to 10:45 am with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 am.