Gwen Lazarus Patton
1942 - 2020
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Gwen Lazarus Patton

Keithville - Funeral services for Gwen DeSoto Lazarus Patton, 77, of Keithville, La will be 2:00 PM, Monday, June 29, 2020 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home-Southside Chapel. Rev. Roger Morton will be officiating. Burial will follow at Centuries Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit Monday, June 29, 2020 from 1:00 PM until service in the chapel.

Gwen, daughter of Edward and Mary Walker DeSoto, was born August 21, 1942 in Mansfield, LA. She passed away at her residence in Keithville, June 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Halbert A. Lazarus, Jr; her grandson, Matthew Lee McDonald; sister, Janine DeSoto Hux and brother, Timmy Desoto.

Gwen was a member of the Barron Road Baptist Church in Keithville. Gwen retired from AT&T where she worked for 27 years. She also made many friends selling Avon. Her hobbies included sewing for her children and grandchildren, bird watching, and working in her flower garden. She enjoyed spending time with her family and she kept her grandchildren for many years.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 14 years, James Guy Patton; her children, Edward Austin Lazarus (Lisa), Hazel "Polly" Lazarus Fischer (Doug, Jr.), and Cathy Lazarus Hosey (Gregg); her stepson, Roger A. Patton, Jr. (Lynette); 12 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and her niece, Ellen Creel.

Gwen's family wants to extend a special Thank You to Willis-Knighton Cancer Center; Dr. Patel and nurses Lanie and Haley. Also, to her very special caregivers, Van, Lisa, Melissa and JoAnne.

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Published in Shreveport Times from Jun. 28 to Jun. 29, 2020.
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July 27, 2020
Eddie, Polly & Cathy, We are so sorry to hear of Your Mom's passing. Please know We are keeping Your Family in Our Prayers.
She was a Lovely Lady and will be missed.
Wesley Beshea Family
June 29, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
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June 29, 2020
I'm so sorry for the loss of your wonderful mom. You all are in my heart and prayers. Much love, Kim Neal Gregory
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June 29, 2020
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So sorry to hear about your mom we will be praying for everyone we send our love and thoughts to the family. Love Jack and Pat
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