Funeral services for Jerry McCartney Etheredge, age 83 of Olla will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from the sanctuary of Pinehill Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Smith officiating. Rev. Stacey Pitman will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in the Pinehill Cemetery under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Olla. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the church from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Jerry Lynn McCartney Etheredge was born on December 6, 1935 in LaSalle Parish to the union of her parents, Quincy Luke McCartney and Robbie Waggoner McCartney and she passed from this life on April 20, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness. Jerry was a lifelong faithful member of Pinehill Baptist Church and she was a 1954 graduate of LaSalle High School in Olla. She made her lifelong career as a homemaker and mom. She was very dedicated to the care of her family. She is well known for her love of cooking and making sure no one around her was hungry. She was fierce in her love for her family and service to her Lord. She served the verses well in Proverbs 31:10-31. Praises to a virtuous woman. Jerry is preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Mary Bell and her late husband, Leon .
Those left to cherish her memory are her three children, two sons: Leon, JR, and Rickey both of Olla; her daughter, Cheryl Ruddell of Olla; two grandchildren: Nathan Ruddell and wife, Rudi of Olla and Hannah Ruddell Black and husband, Jason of Sterlington; one great-grandchild: Annistyn Kate Black.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike McCartney, Keith Ruddell, Dan Veuleman, Steve Pennington, C. H. Boyd and Mike Dunn . Honorary pallbearers include Pete Henderson and Steve Barbo .
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