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Leslie L Avant, Jr.

October 16, 1926 - October 12, 2015

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date October 16, 2015

Funeral Home Rose-Neath Minden

Cemetery Cotton Valley Cemetery

Church First United Pentecostal Church

Visit: 4-7 pm Thursday 10-15-2015 at Church

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Cotton Valley, LA

Leslie L. “Bud” Avant,


Funeral services for Leslie L. “Bud” Avant, Jr. will be held Friday, October 16, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Cotton Valley First United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Kenneth DeHart and Daniel Maddry officiating. Interment will follow at Cotton Valley Cemetery in Cotton Valley, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. The family will receive friends from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the church.

Bud was born October 16, 1926 in El Dorado, Arkansas and entered into rest October 12, 2015 in Minden, Louisiana. He served his country during WWII in the United States Navy. Bud enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Esther Rose Avant and his son Leslie L .”Buster” Avant III.

He is survived by daughter Beverly Lopez of Minden, sisters Ann Russell and husband Bill of Longview, Texas, Martha Wilkins of Grand Prairie, Texas, brothers Jerry Avant of Longview, Texas, Charles Avant and wife Linda of Alba, Texas, Grady Maddry and wife Cathy of Cotton Valley, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Parker, Craig Canter, Leslie Avant IV, Don Lewis, Daniel Maddry, and Grady Maddry.


Rose-Neath Funeral Home

211 Murrell Street

Minden, Louisiana 71055

(318) 377-3412 Fax (318) 377-0227

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