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 Elaine “Lanky” <I>Johnson</I> Legere

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Elaine “Lanky” Johnson Legere

  • Birth 21 Aug 1949 Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 2011 Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 68434629

Elaine "Lanky" Johnson Legere
(August 21, 1949 - March 26, 2011)

The joy of the Lord is my strength. A resident and native of Plaquemine, she died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at her home. She was 61. Visiting at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine, on Monday, March 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting at First Baptist Church, Plaquemine, on Tuesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. until religious service at 2:30 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Keith Horton. Interment in Grace Memorial Park. Survived by her husband of 38 years, James "Red" Legere, Plaquemine; mother, Mary Lou Mire Johnson, Addis; daughter, Tara Legere Allen and husband Randy, Plaquemine; son, James "Lil Red" Legere Jr. and wife Trisha Carline Legere, Plaquemine; three sisters, Sally Johnson Jones and husband Tom, Baton Rouge, Cindy Johnson Bourg and husband Mark, Port Allen, and Cheryl Johnson and partner Tatia Coco, Baton Rouge; brother, Thomas "Wesley" Johnson Sr. and wife Irene Hidalgo Johnson, Plaquemine; five grandchildren, Cydney Legere, Randi Salvadras, James Legere III, Keegan Allen and Nathan Henson; and numerous nieces, nephews and close friends. Preceded in death by her father, James Richard Johnson Sr.; brother, James "Jimmy" Richard Johnson Jr.; and sister, Tammy Sue Johnson. Pallbearers will be her nephews, Michael Jones, Thomas Wesley Johnson Jr., John Travis Johnson, Clay M. "Tres" Bourg III and James "Richie" Richard Johnson Jr.


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  • Created by: Melane Daigle Gulotta
  • Added: 16 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68434629
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elaine “Lanky” Johnson Legere (21 Aug 1949–26 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68434629, citing Grace Memorial Park Cemetery, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Melane Daigle Gulotta (contributor 46963605) .