Clyde Adolph Soumas, Sr.
Services celebrating the life of Clyde Adolph Soumas, Sr.
PM – Past Master
GIG – Grand Inspector General
HPIP – Honorary Past Imperial Potentate
PP – Past Patron Ester Lee Meadows Order of Eastern Star were held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Hill Crest Funeral Home and officiated by Deputy Larry Cain Most Wishful Deputy Grandmaster Prince Hall Grand Lodge.The family will received friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.
‘“I Have No Words”…”In Loving Memory of Our Father”…”A Leader Of Many”…”He Loved His Family”…
~ Panderina Soumas ~ Clyde Soumas, Jr. ~ Karen Soumas-Lewis ~ Donavon Soumas ~
Clyde Adolph Soumas, Sr. ~ Son of the late Ollie Patsy Wooten-Soumas and the late Charles James Soumas was born in Mandeville, Louisiana October 16th, 1933. He married Greta Mae McCaleb on July 20th, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana. To that union 4 children were born, Panderina D. Soumas, Clyde A. Soumas, Jr. (wife~Teri Soumas) Karen A. Soumas-Lewis (husband~Howard Lewis) and Donavon P. Soumas. The family foundation of their children branched the next generation of 7 Grandchildren: Damon L. Soumas (wife~ Ces Verzosa-Soumas), Rahsann L. Soumas (wife~ Akima Shoy-Soumas), Clyde A. Soumas III, Anthony M. Soumas, Tiffani J. Lewis, Nicole A. Lewis and Christopher D. Lewis. The celebration of life & love continued to branch with 8 Great-grandchildren (*extended great grandchildren from / to marriages to the Soumas Family*): Sean M. Soumas, (*Tristan K. McGowen), (*Carrole C. Jones), (*Jordan K. Marriott), Ajinkya R. Soumas, Rasheed A. Soumas, Kennedy S. Soumas, Benjamin M. Soumas, Olivia M. Soumas, Dominic S. Soumas and Rowan M. Soumas.
Clyde Adolph Soumas, Sr. went into the USAF in 1951 where he served his country, raised his family, and traveled world-wide. Retiring from Barksdale AFB in 1974, he and his wife ( Mrs. Greta M. McCaleb-Soumas ) of 62 years decided to make Bossier City, Louisiana their home.
He leaves to cherish his celebrated love and life, his wife of 62 years, Mrs. Greta M. McCaleb~Soumas. He is preceded in death by his siblings: Andrew N. Soumas, Marcelle Soumas~Taylor, Marie Louise Soumas~Duncan and Robert James Soumas. He will be missed and loved by a host of nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, cousins and many…many dear friends and neighbors.
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