Monday Addition

Request from Karen Seymour, a former student:

My daughter donated her kidney 34 days ago. She is having another surgery today to repair a incisional hernia from the kidney transplant. Surgery is at 2:00 at Tulane. Prayers needed for my daughter Kasey.




Jessie Jane Lowery Carden Head

September 17, 1932 – October 27, 2019

She was born September 17, 1932 in Amite, LA and passed away on October 27, 2019 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond, LA. She had resided at Landmark Nursing Center, Hammond, LA for the past two years. She was an avid gardener and seamstress, enjoying crocheting, knitting embroidering, and quilting. She was a life long member of Friendship Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Larkie Ann Carden Ellzey and husband, Russell; also three grandchildren, Cheryl E. Scamardo and husband, Kenny, Donna E. Fairburn, Russell “Rusty” Ellzey, Jr. and wife, Sarah; Four great granddaughters, Samatha, Catalina, Anna Lynn and Amanda Sue Fairburn and their father, Jason Fairburn; sister-in-law, Lydia Lowery. Preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Larkie Cutrer Lowery; her first husband, Thomas Carden; her husband, Roy Head; brother, Jessie “Donald” Lowery; and nephew, David Lowery. The family would like to offer a very special thanks to Landmark Nursing Center Staff especially the 200 hall nurses and nursing assistants for their compassionate care. Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Lowery Cemetery, Amite. Services conducted by Rev. Bob Logston. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements.