Louisiana Jenkins, 86, departed this earthly life Tuesday, December 25, 2012 surrounded by family.
Louisiana was born May 31, 1926 in Centerville to the union of the late Junius Isadore and Charlotte Volter Isadore. Louisiana was a faithful member of the St. John Baptist Church in Four Corners.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Clarence Jenkins Sr.; one son James Jenkins; and one brother, Easton Isadore.
Those who remain to cherish her memories are her five sons and three daughters, Clarence Jr., Lawrence, Donald, Joseph (Pamela), Patrick, Cora J. Wiggins, Lou Ann Berry and Marie Torres; one brother Colton Isadore, Sr. (Melba); and two sisters, Otterie Brister (Lennox) and Jo Ann Marks; her uncle, Alfred Isadore Jones Sr., 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013 at St. John Baptist Church, Four Corners, with wake service scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2013. Burial will immediately follow the services on Saturday at St. John Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home, Port Arthur, Texas and Otis Mortuary of Franklin.