|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1971|
East Baton Rouge Parish
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 2006|
Jefferson Davis Parish
Jerri Nichols LeBlanc
(August 24, 1971 - December 13, 2006)
Kathy Ellen Nichols
Levie "Tookie" Gisclar
Charles "Chucky" Johnson
Ricquel Deanna Nichols
Christine Sissy Johnson
Walter Henry "Nick" Nichols
Clara Christine Noble Nichols
William Landreth Noble
Myrtle Lena Wood Noble
Jerri Nichols, who's Mother, Kathy Ellen Nichols trained Quarter Horses, began her career as a Jockey at Delta Downs in Louisiana in 1988. Jerri was one of the leading riders Hoosier Park in Indiana in 1995. Jerri won over 1000 races in her career.
Jerri was married to fellow Jockey, Kirk LeBlanc.
Jerri Nichols-LeBlanc was killed in a tragic automobile accident.
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 18, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Mrs. Kirk LeBlanc, age 35, the former Jerri Nichols, who passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2006 in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Lafayette. The Rev. Calvin Robinson will officiate at the services.
Mrs. LeBlanc grew up in Denham Springs and had been a resident of Lafayette for more than 15 years. She was employed as a jockey for more than 20 years, traveling within the states. She accomplished much in the racing industry. Aside from being an extraordinary person, she was her husband's soul mate and best friend, and a devoted and unconditional, loving Mom to her two children.
Survivors include her husband, Kirk LeBlanc of Lafayette; one son, Kasey Toups of Lafayette; one daughter, Levie "Tookie" Gisclar of Carencro; one brother, Chucky Johnson of Arkansas; three sisters, Bonnie Robinson and her husband, Calvin, of Hineston, LA, Deanna Nichols of Arkansas, and Sissy McKinney of Folsom, LA; her lifelong best friend, Regena Stelly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Kathy Ellen Nichols, native of Baton Rouge; and an uncle, Harold "Shag" Noble.
Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro,in charge of arrangements.
Kathy Ellen Nichols (1954 - 2000)
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Maintained by: Dee Nichols
Originally Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Dec 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17089437
Added: Nov. 24, 2013
Jerri, today I am transferring your memorial that I created for you over to your sister which I know will be in great hands and heart. God Bless|
Kathy S. Savoie
Added: Nov. 28, 2012
Rest in Peace Beautiful Lady|
Kathy S. Savoie
Added: Jan. 16, 2011