Myrtle Brister Salim, Bill Yancey's Mother-in-Law
Posted Friday, January 27, 2012 07:27 PM

Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home

Myrtle Brister Salim
(November 1, 1925 - January 26, 2012)


Funeral service for Myrtle Brister Salim will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Blanchard - St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, LA with Father Stephen Scott Chemino officiating. Interment will follow at Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum in Natchitoches, LA. The family will receive friends from 5 pm - 8 pm on January 28, 2012 at Blanchard - St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, LA.

Myrtle Salim, 86 years of age, passed away January 26, 2012. She was born November 1, 1925 in Provencal, LA. Myrtle was a loving a compassionate lady. She was a mother to everyone; she was everyone's "Sitti". She was happiest when she able to care for others, always reaching out to help someone in need. Her family was her life, and she derived her greatest joy from spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, especially cabbage rolls and kibbi for Skeeter and Earnest. She was a great lady, and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She was survived by her husband, Sam Salim of Natchitoches, LA; one daughter, Kaye Yancey and husband Bill of Collinsville, TX; five grandchildren, Don Yancey, Mike Yancey, Pat Yancey, Kristi Jeffcoat, and Toni Salim; eleven great grandchildren, Brooke Yancey, Amanda Yancey,Shelby Yancey, Garrett Yancey, Tyler Yancey, Courtney Yancey, Cassidy Yancey, Emily Jeffcoat, Allison Jeffcoat, Preston Greer, and Nicholas Stein; and her daughter-in-law, Terri Salim of Florence, MS.

She was preceded in death by her son, Bill Salim; her parents; two sisters, Doris Burleson and Dorothy Perry; and one brother, Charles Brister.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Don Yancey, Mike Yancey, Pat Yancey, Garrett Yancey, Earnest Palmisano, and Johnny Ferrira.