Barry Brumfield

Published 8:29 am Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Barry Craig Brumfield passed away at the age of 61 on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Our Lady of Angels in Bogalusa.

A lesson we can all learn from Barry: Never allow life’s struggles to steal your JOY! (Joy for Jesus; Joy for Others; Joy for YOU).

He leaves to cherish his memories his daughters, Toyanica S. Burris and Jasmin Riley of Bogalusa; grandchildren, Cardeja Burris, John Downey III and Kai’Dynce McCree; brothers, Larry C. Brumfield of Bogalusa and Charles (Terry) Brumfield of Houston; sister, Rosetta (Clifton) Brumfield-Brown of Stafford, Texas; stepbrother, Mitchell (Maria) Newell of Bogalusa; nephew and nieces, Jamal Brumfield, Kourtney Brumfield, Keashea Brumfield, Mister Brumfield, Berrica Brice, Luciane and Clifton Brown J.; a host of family and friends; the Brumfield family (California and Texas), the Brock family (Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi) and the Payne family (California and Louisiana); and companion, Darlene Ishman.

Barry was preceded in death by his daughter, Kalinda Moses; mother, Iola Brumfield; and father, Virgil Brumfield.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by a family hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 1 p.m. at Greater Salter Chapel A.M.E. Church, with the Rev. Earl Robinson officiating. The interment will be at Bogalusa Cemetery. Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign guestbook at