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LIZZIE MAE HENRY CHARLES

January 12, 1936 — October 1, 2020

Lizzie Mae Henry Charles entered into eternal rest at Ochsner Medical Center Westbank on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the age of 84.  She was a native of New Orleans, LA a resident of Lower Coast Algiers (Cut Off Community). Lizzie attended L. B. Landry High School and received her high school GED accreditation from Holy Cross College. She was a retired Orleans Parish School Board Transportation Monitor. Lizzie was a faithful member of Asbury United Methodist Church and participated in several ministries, Women of Perfection Choir, Youth Ministry, and the Prayer and Fasting Ministry to just name a few. She was president of the Friends of Charity Benevolent Society Association. Beloved wife of the late Hammond Charles, Sr. Loving mother of Liroy, Sr. (Loretta), Anthony, Cubie, Hammond, Jr. (Scarlette), and Markey (Della) Charles, Trudy (Campanella, Sr.) Kent, Keith, Sr. (Brenda) Brian (Sheryl) Roxanne and Precious Charles, and the late Neal (Janice) Charles and Muchell (Lisa) Charles, Sr. Grandmother of the late LaShawn Marie Charles. Daughter of the late Clarence Henry, Sr. and Ernestine Harrison Henry. Sister of Ernestine Henry (the late Dood II) Johnson, Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Jr., John “Mickey” Henry, Sr., and the late Doris Henry Madison and Corrine Henry-Noel Broussard. Mother-in-law of Karen Charles. Sister-in-law of Leonard (Julia) Charles, Sr., Huey Madison, Sr. and Percy Noel. Godmother of Aubrey Benn. Special friend of Lonnie Houser and Ferdile St. Cyr and the late Warren Harrison, Sr. Lizzie is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, co-workers, and her church family. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Asbury United Methodist Church and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Asbury United Methodist Church, 2725 Ernest St. New Orleans, LA on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 10:00a.m. Facebook Live @ Asbury UMC New Orleans or BestbankNOLA  Pastor Clifton C. Conrad, Sr., officiating  Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m until service time at the church.  Interment: Westlawn Cemetery-Gretna, LA  Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service  230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED.  IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.   

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

8:30 - 10:00am (Central time)

Asbury United Methodist Church

2725 Ernest St, New Orleans, LA 70131

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

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Asbury United Methodist Church

2725 Ernest St, New Orleans, LA 70131

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