Linda Deshotel

Linda Deshotel

Biography – Linda H. Deshotel

Date Started Attending HBC:

Where are you originally from:
DeRidder, LA

My husband, Matthew, a beloved son, Matthew Shane who is in heaven, a beautiful and treasured daughter, Daren Elizabeth, a wonderful son-in-law, Quincy and two adorable grandchildren, Cash Owen and Dixie Mae.

DeRidder High School

Favorite part of being at HBC:
Studying God’s Word and serving with fellow Christians.

Something you have learned from being at HBC:
As believers, we all have a roll or a function in the church. We are different but we all work together and are necessary parts of the whole.

Favorite Bible verse(s):
– John 3:16
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Philippians 4:13
13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

– Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

Isaiah 41:10
10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Jeremiah 29:11-12
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Describe yourself using 3 words:
Resourceful, diligent and accommodating

What are your hobbies:
Cooking, gardening. antiquing, reading, traveling, theater

Most people don’t know this about me:
I can’t tell a joke.

Favorite Restaurants
Steamboat, Red River Grill, Applebee, Outback

Favorite Dessert or Snack Food
Fruit Cobbler with Bouillie

Favorite Musical Artist
The Gathers, Sandi Patti, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Eva Cassidy, Andrea Bocelli, George Strait, this list could go on and on……. depending on genre. I love all kinds of music.

Favorite Book
anything Grisham

Favorite Comic Strip

Favorite Season

Favorite Vacation
Visiting grandchildren

One place you would like to visit

What was your first job
Wrapping Christmas presents in a department store.

What was your first car
Ford Fairlane

One Thing you would love to learn how to do
Make Pralines

Kathy Bernard
Youth Pastor
Charles Blanchard