Nelson John Landry

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Nelson John Landry

Funeral services for Mr. Nelson John Landry, 86, of Jennings will be held today, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at 10 a.m. in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Susil Fernando officiating.

Visitation was held Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, from 2:30-9 p.m., with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume today, Tuesday, until time of service at 10 a.m.

Burial will be in Lacassine Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Mr. Nelson passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in his residence surrounded by his loving family and his loving dogs, Sissy and Missy.

Nelson was born Nov. 4, 1934, in Lacassine to Sylves and Bernice Gotte Landry.

He worked as a welder in the shipyard. He enjoyed horse races, dancing, raising his animals and planting in his garden. He also enjoyed watching football with his family.

Those left behind to treasure Mr. Nelson’s memory are his daughter, Bernadine Alexander of Hathaway, sons, Tim (Laura) Landry of Hathaway, Larry (Lisa) Landry of Iowa and Gerald (Linda) Landry of Jennings; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sylves and Bernice Gotte Landry and three brothers, Harold, George and Fred Landry.

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Published in Jennings Daily News January 26, 2021