Memorial services for James B. “Jim” Avant, 77, of West Monroe will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Community Baptist Church-West Monroe with Rev. Danny McIlveene officiating.
Jim was born January 28, 1944 in West Monroe and passed away March 17, 2021 in West Monroe. He was preceded in death by his parents; Charles Gray Avant and Margie Mae Whittington Avant; wife Sybil D. Avant; siblings; Anne Elizabeth “Girlie” Avant Fields, William “Huey” Avant, Charles Gray “Bud” Avant, Jr., Clarence “Punkin” Avant, Betty Louise Avant, Jane Evelyn Avant Nelson and Mary Frances Avant.
Jim is survived by his siblings, George Edward Avant, Margie “Sally” Mae Avant and Thomas Lawrence Avant; children, James Benjie (Ben) Avant and wife Mary, Lorie Avant Bennett and fiance’ John Turnage and Sara Avant Woodcock and husband David “Woody”; grandchildren, T.J., Andrew, Shelton, Jennifer, Shane, Kylie, Parker and Koby; 8 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com