Jerry W. Ingraham departed this life on Sunday, December 15, 2013. Son of the late Joseph and Ophelia Ingraham. Step son of the late Carmen Ingraham. Husband of Barbara Ingraham. Father of Krystal (Thomas Howard), Ava (Dale Russell, Kendra (Kenyon Williams), Jarrad (Shelly), Jamekia, Jerry Merrick and the late Tomica Merrick. Brother of Anna (Morris Stann Sr.), Barbara (Larry Gaudet), Kirk (Elizabeth) Ingraham, Ava Ingraham, the late Inez (Raymond Riley) and Felix (Emelda Encalade). He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend funeral services at First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Empire, LA on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:00am. Officiant: Reginald H. Burl Sr. Interment: Mount Zion Cemetery. Arrangements by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil St., Gretna, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the online guestbook.
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Rhodes Funeral Home - Westside
1020 Virgil Street Gretna, LA 70053
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Dec. 26 to Dec. 28, 2013