Willie J. Creel Sr.

Published 4:50 pm Friday, July 5, 2013


Willie J. Creel Sr., 71, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at his residence in Angie. Born Nov. 6, 1941, he worked as a logger for several logging companies.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Lee Creel of Angie; two sons, Willie J. Creel Jr. (Colinda) of Pasadena, Texas, and Boris J. Stogner of Pine; three daughters, Kim (Bobby) Whaley of Franklinton, Tammy Creel of Pasadena and Dawn (Arron) Davis of Lucedale, Miss.; two stepdaughters, Sheila (John) May and Michelle (Robert) Daugherty, both of Franklinton; one stepson, Robert B. Stogner of Hackley; two brothers, J.L. Creel of Franklinton and Auther (Cathy) Creel of Lucedale; four sisters, Edila Rester and Thelma Smith, both of Franklinton, Robina Boucheaux of Bogalusa and Marie Frank of New Orleans; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 6 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home from 5-10 p.m., and will resume on Sunday from 8 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Willie Faye Rogers conducting the services. Interment will follow in the Morris Cemetery in Franklinton.

Family and friends may visit and sign the online guest book at www.brownmcgehee.com.