I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. 2 Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV)
Alvin A. Venable, age 80, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 4, 2018. A resident of Baton Rouge and native of Greensburg, LA. He was a retired barber and retired from United Parcel Service (UPS). He was very faithful working the Bible-thons and Share-a-thons at Family Worship Center. Visiting at Family Worship Center, 8919 World Ministry Ave., Baton Rouge, LA on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until service at 11:00 a.m. The family will regather at Day's United Methodist Church, 6349 Hwy. 10, Greensburg, LA, at 2:00 p.m. for a viewing and short service to follow. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Wilma H. Venable; two sons, Randy Venable and Keith Venable; and brother, Harold Ray Smith and wife, Linda. Preceded in death by his parents, Alvin A. and Irene Kennedy Venable; stepfather, Harvey Smith; and two sisters, Louise Venable Alford and Geraldine Venable Brown. He was a member and usher at Family Worship Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Family Worship Center, 8919 World Ministry Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70810 or at www.jsm.org. Ascension Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Please visit the online guestbook at www.ascensionfuneral.com.