A loving mother, grandmother and a devoted servant of the Lord will be forever in our hearts. She died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday July 16, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center on Essen Lane, surrounded by her loving family. She was 59, born February 11, 1954 in New Orleans, La. She worked at Christina's Restaurant with over 25 years of service. Services at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Rd., Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. conducted by the Rev. Charles Allen, Pastor. Survived by her two sons, Randy Ely and wife Darnella of Galveston, Texas, and Shedrick Ely of Baton Rouge, La.; two daughters, Zena Ely and Chrystal Watson, both of Baton Rouge; 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Willie Ely, Sr., Reginald Ely and Randy Joseph Ely, all of Baton Rouge; two sisters, Geraldine Weatherspoon and Svtlana Brown, both of Baton Rouge; and a host of nieces, nephews, loved ones and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Gladys Jackson and Willie Ely; brother, Donald Wayne Ely, Sr.; sister, Joyce Marie Turner; and other loved ones. Arrangements by Winnfield Funeral Home.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 18 to July 22, 2013