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Harlis Carnell Meylian

June 19, 1927 January 29, 2019
Harlis Carnell Meylian
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Obituary for Harlis Carnell Meylian

Funeral services for Harlis Carnell Meylian will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Flactor Baptist Church with Reverends Jimmy Koonce, Wesley Jackson, Terry Ward, and Huey Haymon officiating. Burial will follow in the Flactor Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service. Visitation times for the family and friends of Mr. Meylian will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, February 1st at the church and again from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.
Mr. Meylian was born on June 19, 1927, and passed away on January 29, 2019, at the age of 91. He was born and raised in the Hineston area and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. For many years, he worked as a salesman and pastored at several churches including Spanish Branch, Calcasieu Baptist, Beaver Creek, Cold Springs, and Big Hammock. Mr. Meylian also served as an interim pastor at many churches throughout Central Louisiana. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, running trap lines, turkey hunting and especially quail hunting. Mr. Meylian was the type of man who never seemed to have a bad day, and he never met a stranger.
Preceding him in death are his wife of 67 years, Joy Marie Kirkpatrick Meylian; parents, James Alfred Meylian and Mary Jane Robinson Meylian; son, Jerry Wayne Meylian; great grandson, Alexander Johnson; and brothers, James Edward “Jaybo” Meylian and Elmer Merlin “PeeWee” Meylian.
Left to cherish their memories of him are his sons Gordon Meylian and wife Kathy of Hineston, LA and Derrick Meylian of Simpson, LA
daughter Angela Meylian of Pineville, LA
fourteen grandchildren Lori Meylian Rabalais and husband Daniel, Karyn Meylian Dogay and husband Martin, Kelly Meylian, Jerry Meylian and wife Heather, Jamie Meylian and wife Kelly, Justin Meylian, Kayley Meylian, Celie Meylian, Tyler Meylian, Kristie Johnson Parker and husband Donovan, Cody Johnson and wife Hanna, Allison Deshautelle, Hailey Meylian, and Mackenzie Meylian
and twenty-six great grandchildren Kathryn, Jacob, Tyler, Amber, Rylee, Lydia, Ellie, Avery, Loren, Morgan, Eli, Mary Cathryn, Sara, Lindsey, Marley, Jaxon, Lilly, Tayte, Nathyn, Toby, Taylor, Hunter, Madisen, McKenzie, Maycee, and Avery.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Meylian, Jamie Meylian, Cody Johnson, Justin Meylian, Daniel Rabalais, Martin Dogay, Donovan Parker, and Nelon Meylian,
Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Gillespie, Toby Parker, Taylor Parker, Joe Wells and Buddy Wells.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

1

Feb

5:00 PM 2/1/2019 5:00:00 PM - 11:00 PM 2/1/2019 11:00:00 PM
Flactor Baptist Church

1081 Hicks High School Road
Leesville, Louisiana 71446

Flactor Baptist Church
1081 Hicks High School Road Leesville 71446 Louisiana
United States

Visitation

Saturday

2

Feb

8:00 AM 2/2/2019 8:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Flactor Baptist Church

1081 Hicks High School Road
Leesville, Louisiana 71446

Flactor Baptist Church
1081 Hicks High School Road Leesville 71446 Louisiana
United States

Funeral

Saturday

2

Feb

11:00 AM 2/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Flactor Baptist Church

1081 Hicks High School Road
Leesville, Louisiana 71446

Flactor Baptist Church
1081 Hicks High School Road Leesville 71446 Louisiana
United States
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