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MELVINA PRESTLY GORDON

March 22, 1938 — July 2, 2021

Melvina Gordon, age 83, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Ochsner Medical Center Westbank. She was a native of Darrow, LA and a resident of Harvey, LA. Beloved wife of Cleveland Gordon. Loving mother of Mercedes (Aubrey) Jones, Odile Gordon, Betty Gordon, and the late Cleveland Gordon, Jr. Grandmother of Aubrey (Lindsey) Jones, Jr., and Valeri Jones. Great grandmother of Robinson and Reese Jones. Daughter of the late Herbert and Odeal Prestly. Sister of Sandra Fairman and the late Lloyd Herbert Prestly, Rudolph Prestly, Ruby Mae Simms, and Mary Thomas. Melvina is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of First King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church, St. Paul Baptist Church of Gretna, LA, Christian Assembly of Gonzales, Second Pleasant Grove, Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Darrow, LA, Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Harvey, LA, and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebration at First King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church, 120 Plaza St. Bridge City, LA on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 10:00a.m. Pastors Louis Phenix, host pastor; Pastor Orin Grant, officiating  Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m. until service time at the church. Interment: Von Hoffe Cemetery-Darrow, 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 FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.

      

 

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

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

First King Solomon Baptist Church

, Bridge City, LA 70094

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Homegoing Celebration

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

First King Solomon Baptist Church

, Bridge City, LA 70094

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