Published 2:15 pm Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Quitmon Landrum, a resident of Bogalusa, departed this life in the arms of our Savior on Aug. 6, 2021, at the age of 90.
Quitmon was a Bogalusa High School graduate. He was a Veteran of the Korean War, serving the U.S. Navy from 1950 to 1954. He was also employed at the paper mill and retired from the State of Louisiana as a prison guard.
Quitmon was a loving family man and enjoyed being with his family and friends, always helping people in his church and community. He especially loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. While serving faithfully he loved doing missionary work. Quitmon and his loving wife Maxine Keaton Landrum of 65 years, as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, were sealed for time and all eternity in the Mesa, Arizona Temple on July 14, 1964.
Quitmon is survived by his wife, Maxine Keaton Landrum; his three children, Sybil (Hal) Moon of Nebraska, Malcolm (Kareldean) Landrum of Texas, and Dale (Jennifer) Forbes of Utah; one brother, Houston Landrum of Bogalusa; one sister, Lena Mae Foster of Washington; 20 grandchildren, Mandy Moon Kline, Heather Moon, April Bodenheimer, Cassie Tweten, Nicole Moon, Jared Moon, Bret Landrum, Erica Ramsey, Brandon Landrum, Brooklyn Landrum, Marissa Butikofer, Kara Carpenter, Micaela Hennis, Marc Landrum, Emily Tesene, Shaylon Forbes, Tanner Forbes, Baylee Forbes and Keaton Forbes; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Quitmon was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Walter Landrum and Leola Woodward Landrum; one daughter, Marcia Jill Landrum; five brothers, Jack Landrum, Printiss Landrum, Joseph Walter Landrum Jr., O’Neal Landrum and Delkue Landrum; two sisters, Onita Chester and Elda Mae Janney; and one grandson, Evan Landrum.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, from 11 a.m. until time for the services at 1 p.m. in the Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel with Branch President Randy Helm officiating the services. Interment will follow at Keaton Cemetery in Angie.
To view and sign the guestbook, visit online at www.pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.