Funeral services for Mr. Owen Leslie Dement, 82, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at North Bastrop Church of God with the Rev. David Sistrunk and the Rev. Marvin Tabora officiating. Interment will follow in Christ Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 at Golden Funeral Home.
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Mr. Dement, a resident of Bastrop and a retired employee of International Paper Company, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011 at Morehouse General Hospital.
Mr. Dement was a member of North Bastrop Church of God. He was a loving husband and father. Mr. Dement was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Dement was preceded in death by his parents; one son, James Stacey Dement; granddaughter, Jennifer Dement Stephenson; brother and sister-in-law, Hubert and Annie Sue Dement; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Dement.
Mr. Dement is survived by his wife, Blanche Ellen Dement; daughter Becky Ramphrey and husband Malcolm of Bastrop; two sons, Carl Dement and wife Linda of Bastrop and Royce Dement and wife Rhonda of Union Parish; one brother, Kenneth Dement of Bastrop; seven grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Alan Dement, Jason Dement, T.J. Dement, Bruce Jenkins, Doug Riels and Tommy Wallace. Honorary pallbearers will be Jessie Ramphrey, Roy Anderson and Chris Ramphrey.
Golden Funeral Home - Bastrop
2016 East Madison
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from May 3 to May 7, 2011