Ms. Nercile Benjamin, a homemaker, died at her residence from drowning due to Hurricane Katrina. She was 82 years old. A native of Tylertown, Mississippi and a resident of New Orleans, LA for over 60 years. Beloved daughter of the late Robert and Myrtis Lewis. Loving mother of Lois Walker. Sister of Sara Lewis. Adopted mother of Ronald and Marl Lavallis. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and good friends. Relatives and friends of the family; also parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker C.C.; employees of Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department and Social Security Office of Jefferson Parish are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker C.C., 455 Ames Blvd., Marrero, LA. Rev. Paul McQuillen, celebrant. Rosary at 9:00 a.m. Visitation 9:00 a.m. until funeral time. Interment Resthaven Cemetery. Arrangements by MAJESTIC MORTUARY.
Published in The Times-Picayune on 12/16/2005.
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