Mrs. Anna Marie (Young) Gary
A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Mrs. Anna Marie (Young) Gary, 71, at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Anthony Fontenot officiating.
Burial will be in Bertrand Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.
Funeral home visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., with a rosary led by Deacon Bennett McNeal at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Visitation will resume on Friday, Jan. 11, from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
Mrs. Gary died on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at 2:41 a.m. in Jennings American Legion Hospital.
Mrs. Gary was born on April 15, 1941, in Evangeline, and was a lifelong resident of Jennings. She graduated from Iota High School in May of 1959. She married Nolan Joseph Gary of Hathaway on June 6, 1959. Together they had five children.
She owned Anna’s Nursery Rhymes Daycare Center in Jennings for 18 years. Mrs. Gary was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a lifelong member of the Catholic Daughters Society. She was also a member of Immaculate Conception Rosary Team. She ministered to homebound congregation members until the time she became disabled.
Left behind to honor her memory are three sons; Cedric (Liz) Gary, Cecil Gary Sr. and Todd Gary, all of Jennings; two daughters, Andrea (Glenn) Stains of DeQuincy and Mary (Jon) Whitehouse of Jennings; two brothers, Austin John (Mary “Pinky”) Young of Jennings, and Arnold Dwight “A.D.” (Rhonda Kay) Young of Evangeline; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She will be carried to her final resting place by her three sons, Cedric Gary, Cecil Gary Sr. and Todd Gary; sons-in-law Glenn Stains and Jon Whitehouse; and grandson Nolan Gary. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons Cecil “CJ” Gary Jr. and Dylan Bergeron.
Mrs. Gary will be welcomed in Heaven by her husband, Nolan Joseph Gary; four infant sons; her parents, Joseph Alvin and Eula Mae (Fruge) Young; her sister, Natalie Gayle Young; and her best friend, Norman “Mo” Mohar.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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