Julie Harry

Published 3:09 pm Tuesday, April 25, 2017

On Sunday night, April 23, 2017, God called her home. Thus, 96 years rolled into eternity.

Julie Jefferson Harry was born to the union of the late Mr. Thomas Harvey Jefferson Sr. and the late Mrs. Effie Weary Jefferson in Angie.

Julie was preceded in death by her husband, Otto Harry; three sons, Milton D. Harry Sr., Thomas Harvey Harry Sr. and Arnold L. Harry Sr.; her parents, Thomas Harvey Jefferson Sr., Effie Weary Jefferson, Zena Bickham Jefferson; five sisters, Lottie J. Marks, Willie Viola J. Pittman, Daisy J. Brown, Naomi J. Brown, Willie Mae Spikes; four brothers, Nevers L. Jefferson, Lucious Jefferson Sr., Thomas Harvey Jefferson Jr. and Joseph Jefferson Jr.

She leaves to cherish fond memories: three sons, Willie A. Jefferson (Elmira) of New Orleans, Otto Harry Jr. (Anne) of Tyler, Texas, and Anthony E. Harry of Angie; one daughter, Dr. Zena M. Thompson of Waldorf, Md.; six brothers, Marshall L. Jefferson Sr., Freddie H. Jefferson I, Marvin A. Jefferson Sr. (Athrin) of Angie, Clarence Jefferson Sr. (Clarissa of Jackson, Miss., Cleveland Jefferson (Myrtle) of Baton Rouge, the Rev. Julius Jefferson (Carol) of Pikesville, Md.; two sisters, Margarutte Morman, Ester Jefferson of Angie; three additional daughters-in-law, Willie Delores Harry of Bogalusa, Margy Harry Pennington of Baton Rouge, Vickie Harry of Angie; three other sisters-in-law, Alice Jefferson, Joannie Jefferson of Angie, Aona Jefferson of Upper Marlboro, Md.; three godchildren; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 1, at Wesley Ray United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terrence August, pastor, officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church.

Interment will be in the Jefferson Cemetery in Angie.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements.