Jerry Breland

Published 1:47 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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Jerry Dale Breland, 74, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. He was a native of Sandy Hook, Miss., and a resident of Bogalusa.

He retired after over 40 years of service with the Gaylord papermill.

Jerry is survived by two sons, Todd Breland (Rebekah) of Laurel, Miss., and Stuart Breland of Laurel; his daughter, Deonna Stroud (David) of Sandy Hook, Miss.; six grandchildren, Maddox Breland, Morgan Breland, Reagan Breland, Isaac Stroud, Phillip Stroud and Sarah Stroud-Herring; one great-grandchild, Hayden Stroud; and special person, Samantha (Seal) VonderBruegge (NuNu).

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jabus and Genelle (Brumfield) Breland; and his sister, Marilyn Breland.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 15, at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home, located at 216 Alabama Ave. in Bogalusa, 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visitation will continue at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Saturday, July 16, at 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Tommy Seals and the Rev. Carl Dickens officiating the service.

The family would like to thank Rhonda Stringer and STHS Home Health and Hospice for their exceptional care of Mr. Jerry.

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