Nelda Westerburg Marcantel

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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It’s with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family Nelda Westerburg Marcantel announces her passing from this life on Jan. 20, 2019, at the age of 70. Funeral Services for Nelda Lou Westerburg Marcantel, 70, of Jennings will be held at New Hope Baptist Church in Jennings Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at 11 a.m. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 3-9 p.m. Visitation will resume Thursday, Jan. 24, from 8 a.m. until the time of her service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Nelda was born in Winnsboro on March 6, 1948. Nelda worked in the clerical field. She also loved to cross stitch, sew and entertain family and friends. She was a kind and loving person and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Nelda is survived by her daughter, Shannon Marie Fontenot (Hillman) of Jennings; her five grandchildren, Samantha Faulkner (Jeremy), Kinsey Marcantel, Avery Marcantel, Shane Fontenot and Olivia Morgan; and her five great-grandchildren, Serenity Lockhart, Maddie Faulkner, Nick Faulkner, William Faulkner and Aria Faulkner. Nelda was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Emery J. Marcantel; and her brother, Dalton Westerburg. Carrying Nelda to her final resting place will be Hillman Fontenot, Jeremy Faulkner and Wedley Courville. Honorary pallbearers will be Nick and William Faulkner. To extend online condolences, please visit

Published in Jennings Daily News January 22, 2019