Monroe Alex Schilling
January 30, 1951 - April 4, 2020
Monroe Alex Schilling, age 69 and a resident of Franklinton, died Saturday evening April 4, 2020 at the Bogalusa Rehabilitation Hospital. He worked for many years at 4-Star Meat Company and later worked for Asplundh Construction for several years. Monroe and his family were foster parents for 26 years. They had the blessing of fostering well over 40 children in need. He was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church and he had a special place in his heart for his pet Chihuahua ‘Sugar”. Monroe loved watching Walker-Texas Ranger and spending time with his beloved family and grandchildren.
Survived by: Wife of 44 years: Mary Miley Schilling of Franklinton; 2 Daughters and Sons in law: Jessica Schilling Duval and Kevin Duval of Bogalusa, Jackie Schilling Thompson and Kyle Thompson of Albany; 2 Sons: John Schilling, Aiden Schilling; 5 Grandchildren: Dominick Duval, Grayson Thompson, Dixie Thompson, Tessa Miley, Aubree Davis; Brother: Woodrow Schilling of Mt. Hermon; Sisters in law and Brothers in law: Janice Schilling, David Miley, RM and May Miley, Winford and Wanda Miley, Clarence Miley, Sr. and Mollie Miley, Paul and Cherie Miley, Alice Miley; Also numerous nieces, nephews and other family members
He was preceded in death by son Christian Schilling, parents Horace Schilling and Lula Mae Jenkins Schilling, siblings Ray Schilling, Wanzie Schilling Sheridan, Arnie Schilling, Henry Schilling, Velma Blackwell, Fannie Lee Stogner, Arnold Buck Schilling, Buford Schilling, Emma Jean Cooper, Bertha Lee Finley, father in law and mother in law Eld. Dave Miley and Helen Miley and brother in law Cletus Miley.
A graveside funeral service will be held in Miley Cemetery on Seven Mile Road at 1:00 pm Wednesday April 8th with Rev. Timmy Mayeaux, Eld. Jason Skipper and Rev. Caleb Martin officiating.
Pallbearers: Josh Magee, Rusty Magee, Matt Miley, Clarence Miley, Jr., Stanley Thomas, Johnny Yates, Mark Spence