Jewel Hennesy’s Obituary

Jewel Hennesy obituary

The Daily News Bogalusa, LA. Monday April 9, 1979. Volume 52, No. 61. “Jewel J. Hennesy, 77, died this morning at 3:05 in the Bogalusa Medical Center. He was a resident of 705 St. John Street. He was a native of Franklinton, a retired tour foreman for Crown Zellerbach, a member of Superior Avenue Baptist Church and Center Lodge No. 244, F&AM, and Bogalusa Chapter No. 61 of the Royal Arch Mason. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Madie F. Hennesy, two daughters Mrs. Douglas (Jewell) Fortenberry, Baker; and Mrs. Billy (Charlotte) Cathern, Bogalusa; two sons, James Andrew Hennesy, Denver, Colo.; Leonard R. Hennesy, Bogalusa; one sister; Mrs. Lucille Fairley, Wilmington, Del.; one brother, Ezzie Hennesy, Natchez, Miss. and 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Mrs. Roy Middleton and Mrs. Wilbur Knight. Calling hours at Poole’s Funeral Home will begin at 6:30 today until 11 o’clock tonight and tomorrow at 8 a.m. until services in the Poole Chapel at 3 p.m. Rev. Sollie Smith and Rev. Roy Mooneyham will be in charge of funeral rites. Masonic services will be held tonight in the chapel at 7:30.”

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