Kenneth Wayburn Pelham

Published 4:47 pm Monday, November 1, 2021

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Kenneth Wayburn Pelham, a native of Florala, AL and a resident of Paulina, LA, was born on January 8, 1946 and passed away on October 31, 2021 at the age 75.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.  Kenneth loved his family more than anything and was a great provider.  He was a big football fan and thoroughly enjoyed watching his favorite team, the Alabama Crimson Tide.  He was employed with Air Liquide in Norco, LA and held the position of Manager for the last 10 years before retiring.

Kenneth is survived by his wife of 50 years, Catherine Louque Pelham; daughter, Deania St. Martin Truesdale; son-in-law, John Long; sister, Sandra Steele (Freddie); sister-in-law, Florence Pelham; brother-in-law, Curtis Green; grandchildren, Joseph Meyers (Mary Ann), Warren St. Martin III, Trista Manuel, Greg Manuel, Jr., Johnathon Manuel, and David Manuel; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Curtis Pelham and Clara McLeod Pelham; daughter, Shelly Manuel Long; sisters, Eleanor Cane (Robert), Lou Pelham, and Deborah Green; and brother, Max Pelham.

A memorial visitation will be held at Rose Lynn Funeral Home in Lutcher, LA on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 10:00 AM until religious service at 11:00 AM.  Interment will take place at a later date in the Chapel Hill Cemetery in Florala, Alabama.

Rose Lynn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To view or sign the online guestbook, please visit