Funeral services for Erma Ruth Tyler Scallion, 70, of Creston will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at Creston Baptist Church with Bro. Truman Leach officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at Creston Baptist Church. Funeral services under the direction of Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home.
Mrs. Scallion was born July 30, 1949, in Readhimer and passed away Feb. 20, 2020.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Glen Scallion; her parents, Calvin and Dixie Tyler; and one brother, Raymond Earl Tyler.
Mrs. Scallion is survived by two daughters, Tanya Scallion Graves and husband Ernest and Shannon Scallion, both of Creston; two grandsons, Joshua Beach and Charity Myers of Natchitoches and Tyler Sullivan and Emily Windham of Creston; one great-grandson, Waylon Glen Myers of Montgomery; five brothers, Kenneth Tyler and wife Nina of Ashland, Larry Tyler of Readhimer, Calvin “Junior” Tyler and wife Diane of Readhimer, Donald Tyler and wife Debbie of Readhimer and Robbie Tyler and wife Debra of Readhimer; four sisters, Doris Pardee of Campti, Sharon Rachal and husband Dan of Goldonna, Rita Fenn of Ashland and Tammy Bennett of Readhimer; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts and uncles; and very special niece, Kim Scallion.
Pallbearers will be grandson Tyler Sullivan, Kenneth “Wayne” Tyler Jr., Calvin “C.J.” Tyler III, Robbie “R.J.” Tyler Jr., Lucas Thomas, Donnie Scallion, Joey Scallion and Joey Creamer. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Rachal, Jerry Brigmon, Thomas Holland and Larry Creamer.
The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Wyche Coleman, Dr. Sean Troxclair and the entire nurses and staff of Christus Coushatta Health Care Center.