Funeral services for Jessie Hammontree, 82, will be held today (Monday, June 20, 2011) at 11 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be the Rev. Don McCormick. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family received friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2011 at Rose-Neath.
Jessie was born Feb. 8, 1929 in Jena and entered into rest June 16, 2011 in Minden.
Her mother, Willie Mae Gilcrease Conley and her father, Russell Jack Gilcrease preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Thomas Hammontree of Minden; daughters, Charlotte Hammontree of Shreveport and Tanya Poland and husband, Eddie of Evergreen; sister, Daisy Jones and husband, Bob of New Iberia; brother, Jack Russell Gilcrease and wife, Marlene of Houma; grandchildren, Russell Brian Hammontree and Lennon Shane Ruthardt; and four great-grandchildren.Subscribe to Read!