John H. Birdsong Jr.

January 31, 1933 - October 9, 2020
Grace Episcopal Church
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Wednesday 10/14, 10:30 am
Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery
623 Hwy 80E
Monroe, LA 71203
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Retired long-time Monroe businessman John H. Birdsong, Jr., passed away in Shreveport, Louisiana, October 9, 2020. John was born in Monroe, Louisiana, on January 31, 1933 and grew up in Monroe.  After graduating from Neville High School, he then graduated from Louisiana State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting, and was aContinue Reading

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Paula Eunson West left a message on October 15, 2020:
Oh Theda I am just seeing this. I so loved you and your husband. He was one of my favorite people. I have never forgotten you both attending mom and Dad's funerals. My thoughts and prayers are with you in the days ahead. I know God had a special place for John. All my love, Paula
James W., "Jim" Standley, IV left a message on October 15, 2020:
My thoughts and prayers are with Mrs. Birdsong and the rest of the family.
Randy Landrum left a message on October 14, 2020:
My father did all his hardware,farming,every part of his farm products came from Royal Feed and Seed.I have great memories of going down there on Desiard street My dad and Mr.Birdsong would talk I would look all in there,I pray you find peace in your heart in knowing he was a good man Randy and Cindy Landrum and Randell
Susan Johnson left a message on October 13, 2020:
John was and is one of my favorite people. A great friend of my family. Loved talking with him about any subject. My favorite memory- flocked Christmas Tree❤️
Jeffery Galle left a message on October 13, 2020:
For so many good years while Joey and I worked in the English Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Theda and John were mentors and good friends. So many memories will be treasured--going to auctions together, having Christmas celebrations together, and sharing time with our pets. Several holidays, we worked at John's store selling and delivering Christmas trees. The photo I include was the day I returned from Korea (where my father passed) with the conductor's bell of a Korean train. This was a present for John. I do not have the space to share the laughter and love John brought to those of us who knew him. Love, Jeff and Jo Galle
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Jim and Georgiann Potts left a message on October 13, 2020:
Our heartfelt love and sympathy to Theda, Anne, and the entire Birdsong family. We shall miss our friend -- his good humor, his warm heart, and his eternal optimism even in the bleakest of moments. Prayers to you all in these coming days. Jim and Georgiann
Kerry Heafner left a message on October 13, 2020:
On behalf of the NELA Master Gardeners Association and Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo, I send most heartfelt condolences to the Birdsong family. I'll never forget talking cigars with Mr. Birdsong! What a pleasure! I think he would be pleased with the changes happening at the zoo!
Marg Tennis Scott left a message on October 12, 2020:
My heartfelt condolences to Theda and Ann as well as the entire Birdsong family! I loved him and will miss him and his great sense of humor!
Gary Miers left a message on October 12, 2020:
My sincere condolences to Theda, family and friends. Such a dear friend and a good man. Many treasured memories, there. God bless.
Joe Roberts left a message on October 12, 2020:
John Birdsong was one of those people that you encounter in life that you just couldn't help but like. A man of strong faith and personal conviction, John always let you know how he felt, but he was always a gentleman. I will miss him. Rest in peace dear brother in Christ and at the last day, rise with your savior in his glory!
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