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Archie Lord

A memorial service for Archie Andrew “Red” Lord Sr. was held April 13, 2023, at Riverwood Family, with burial in Arm Cemetery.
Mr. Lord Sr., 86, of Monticello, died April 9 in Monticello. He was born in Franklin Parish, La., Aug. 18, 1936, to Walter Smith “Jack” Lord and Leila J. Walker Lord.
Red loved to work outside doing mechanical work on cars, plowing gardens, and riding his tractor. He loved to help his neighbors, friends, and family with anything they needed. He was a wonderful provider for his family, working offshore for 46 years. Red was the rock of stability in his family. He had a wonderful ability to make sure everyone was happy and provided a safe home for those whom he loved. His greatest testimony will be his sincere honesty, whether you agreed with him or not. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Andrea Irene Lord; three brothers, Jack Lord Jr., Matthew Lord, and Zious Lord; and three sisters, Bertha Turner, Lucille Morrison, and Sarah McDaniel.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Georgia I. Lord; two sons, Archie Andrew “Andy” Lord Jr. (Vivian), of Shivers; Robert Harvey “Bobby” Lord (Theresa), of McComb; two daughters, Susan Darlette Carney (Junior), of Tilton; and Gwendolyn Dorise Rutland (Thomas) of Monticello; brother, Daniel T. Lord (Lorraine), of Jayess; sister, Rachel J. Lowe, of Gulfport; nine grandchildren, Candice Warren, Kacy McKissick, Stacy Gibson, Robert Glen Lord, Mallory Buie, Jacob Lord, Tyler Rutland, Kelsey Lord, and Mahaila Clay; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231 or The Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.