JENNINGS – Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Lyons Point for Ella Mae Bertrand, 73, who died Monday, June 13, 2005 at the Jennings American Legion Hospital. Interment will be in Lyons Point Cemetery. Rev. James Darunday will conduct the service.
Mrs. Bertrand was a native of Gueydan and a resident of Jennings. She was a former resident of Lyons Point. She was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Lyons Point and a member of the Ladies Altar Society. She loved to cook and she loved children.
Survivors include three sisters, Advelia Mallett and her husband Wallace of Welsh; Mona Richard and her husband Henry of Jennings and Evette Miller and her husband Howard of Campwood, Texas and her sister-in-law, Wanda Nolan of Gueydan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph LeJeune and Alice Hines; her stepfather, Fabian Nolan; her husband, Austin "Buck" Bertrand; one brother, Franklin Nolan, two sisters, Phalia Saltzman and Nola Trahan.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews and Son Funeral Home Jennings.