Ernest Lee “Tony” Nettles, Sr. entered into eternal rest at West Jefferson Medical Center on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at the age of 73. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and resident of Harvey, LA. Ernest was employed as a Master Carpenter and Contractor. Beloved husband of Marilyn Nettles by second marriage and the late and Alice McGowan Nettles Beasley by first marriage. Father of Ernest (Raquel) Nettles, Jr. Michael (Angelina) Nettles, Sr., Cabrini Scott, Yolanda Nickerson, Jacquelyn Nettles, Latandra Marshall, and Elizabeth Nettles. Grandfather of the late Jaquan Nettles. Son of late Angeline William Nettles (Robert) Ellzy, William “Ho Bo” “Cha” “Country” Nettles, Sr. Grandson of the late Tom Nettles, Matilda Cheatum Nettles, Ernest Nettles and Sally Williams Nettles. Brother of William Nettles, Jr., Jerry (Deborah) Nettles, Lavern Smith, Sally Rose (Lewis) Mallory and the late Sir Charles Nettles, and Robert Ellzy, Jr. Brother-in-Law of David McGowan, Sheryl Marshall Brown, and the late Benedict Smith, Shirley Otis Nettles, and Dedrick “Dickey” Marshall. Uncle of Oliver Ellzy, Sr., also survived by 16 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service at DAVIS MORTUARY SERVICE, 6820 Westbank Expressway Marrero, LA on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 10:00a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m. until service time. Interment: Evening Star #2 Cemetery-Harvey, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.
DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED TO 70 PEOPLE. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ENTERING THE MORTUARY WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.