Barbara Shirley Englund Voorhees

Barbara Shirley

Englund Voorhees

Funeral services for Barbara Shirley Englund Voorhees, 82, of Monroe, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 4, 2014 in the chapel at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road with Rev. Lijo Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at St. Matthew's Catholic Church Mausoleum.

Mrs. Voorhees died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at her residence after a lengthy illness. She was an active member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church. She was a faithful volunteer for Veteran's Affairs. Mrs. Voorhees was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran and worked as a recruiter as well as in many hospitals during her active duty. Was an avid football fan and enjoyed watching her Green Bay Packers. She loved taking road trips and spending time with her family and friends. She had an expert green thumb and always looked forward to her annual tomato garden. She was a very generous person who enjoyed caring for others.

Mrs. Voorhees was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd A. Voorhees, Jr.; and daughters, Patricia V. Anders and Mary Voorhees.

Survivors include sons, Larry Voorhees and wife Sandra, and Karl Voorhees and wife Becky; daughters, Jean Voorhees of Monroe, LA, Barbara V. Ervin and husband Tim of Mt. Pleasant, TX, and Krista V. Harvey and husband Curt of Rowlett, TX; son-in-law, Billy Anders and wife Pam of Monroe, LA; eight grandchildren, Sabrina Harvey of Rowlett, TX, Katie W. Brewer of Kyle, TX, Christopher Voorhees and fiancée' Lauren Traweek of Monroe, LA, Matthew Voorhees and wife Maggie of Ruston, LA, Zachary Ervin of Mt. Pleasant, TX, Will Anders of Monroe, LA, and William and Douglas Cox of Monroe, LA; three great grandchildren, Lily Guevara and Savannah Brewer of Kyle, TX, and Collier Voorhees of Ruston, LA; and many loving nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until service time Friday at the funeral home.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Catholic Church Building Fund.

Online Registry/Condolences:

Mulhearn Funeral Home

Sterlington Road

Monroe, LA

Funeral Home

Mulhearn Funeral Home Inc
2308 Sterlington Rd Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 323-0505

Published in The News Star on Apr. 3, 2014