April 21, 1935 – Jan. 31, 2021
Roosevelt Conerly, 86, of New Orleans, native of Jayess, died at his daughter’s residence in Harvey, LA, Jan. 31, 2021, after a lengthy illness. He was born April 21, 1935, in Jayess to the late Levi Conerly and Elevenor Montgomery Conerly.
Funeral services and burial was Feb. 8, 2021, at the New Home Church Cemetery, Jayess.
Conerly graduated from Hope High School in Jayess in 1951. He later moved to New Orleans where he was employed by The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. in Jeferson, LA, until his retirement. He married Jacqueline Thomas in 2007 and lived briefly in Tampa, FL, upon their return to New Orleans.
Survivors are his wife, Jacqueline Conerly; children: Patricia Conerly, Cynthia Conerly, Cheryl (Noewell) Carpenter and Christopher Barber; step-children: Sharon, Terry and Tracy Thomas; brothers: Jerome (Audrey, Morise and Edward (Myrtle) Conerly; sisters, Audrey (Willie) Roberson, Ineta Conerly.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share online condolences with the family at www.craftfuneralhome.org.