Myrtle Mary Jeansonne

Published 4:09 pm Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Myrtle Mary Jeansonne, 76, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at Highland Community Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 10 at 3 p.m. at the Picayune Funeral Home Chapel. Father Mike Synder will officiate at the service, with burial following in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, May 10 from 2 p.m. until time of service.

Mrs. Jeansonne, a resident of Carriere, was a homemaker and a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She and her husband Earl were married Sept. 7, 1947 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Orleans and had enjoyed nearly 60 years of marriage.

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She is survived by her husband, Earl Jeansonne of Carriere; two sons, Roger Jeansonne of Marrero, La., and John Jeansonne of Carriere; one daughter, Tina Marchand of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, Paul Lacey Dupont of Tennessee; one sister, Geneva Newman; and five grandchildren: Becky Todaro, Angel Marchand, Jody Jeansonne, Tiffany Marchand and Jenna Jeansonne.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Woodruff and Hattie Dupont; one brother, Elwood Dupont; and one sister, Mildred Bihm.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.