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Jenell Forbes Dillon

Jenell Forbes Dillon
Aug. 13, 1931 – Nov. 4, 2022
Jenell Forbes Dillon, 91, of Franklinton, died Nov. 4, 2022, at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. She worked at Finch’s Flowers in Franklinton for 33 years and continued her love for flowers throughout the rest of her life. Mrs. Dillon also worked at West Brothers clothing store in Franklinton and the box and bag factory in Bogalusa for a time.
She was a member of Cornerstone Church and loved quilting, sewing and reading in her spare time.
Survived by son: Dennie (Verda) L. Dillon of Isabel; grandchildren: Tina (Ralph) McKean of St. Francisville, Staci (Eddie) Bergeron of Franklinton, Nancy Lea Dillon of Murfreesboro, TN; great-grandchildren: Kaylie (James) Whittington, Chuck (Ariana) Jenkins, Jordan (Danny) Bergeron, John (Katie) Michael, Gavin and Hannah Adams; great-great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Whittington, Anabelle Whittington, Taysom Whittington, Tori McKenzie, Eli Jenkins, Brady Joe Jenkins, Branttlee Adams, Brodee Adams, Bronc Adams; brothers: William E. Forbes of Pine, Walton W. Forbes of Tylertown; sisters in law: Clara Forbes, Sylvia Forbes; special former co-workers and friends: Betty Brooks, Katherine Broadway, Robert Stafford.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Brenda Calecas, husband John C. Dillon, parents Reecie Forbes and Lillie Mae Dillon Forbes, a sister Mary Cutrer, brothers John Forbes, Charles Forbes, Richard Forbes, Robert Forbes.
A graveside funeral service wwas Nov. 8, 2022, in the Ponemah Cemetery in Bogalusa with Rev. Leon Hickman officiating.
Pallbearers were Devin Castleberry, Mitchell Castleberry, Tony Forbes, Timmy Forbes, Greg Forbes, Richard Barnhill, Chuck Jenkins
Honorary pallbearers were James Whittington, Eddie Bergeron, Jr.
Crain Funeral Home in Franklinton was in charge of the arrangements.

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