Hazel Stewart Petry

“Today you will be with me in Paradise.” This greeting from Jesus was heard by Hazel Stewart Petry on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug.  29, at 1 p.m. at Crowley First Church of the Nazarene. Ms. Petry, who was 89, passed away at her home.

Rev. Bob Bradley, Rev. Orville Rogers and Rev. Greg Beaty will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Thursday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to service time with all visitation at Crowley First Church of the Nazarene, located at 1203 W. Northern Ave. in Crowley. Burial will be in Ebenezer Community Cemetery.

Mrs. Petry is survived by one daughter, Lynette P. Prather and her husband Edwin D. of Richard; one son, Dwayne Petry and his wife Cheryl of Crowley; five grandchildren, Brian Petry and his wife Mandy of Aurora, Colorado, Bradley Petry of Lafayette, Ronda Prather Reed and her husband Michael of Lafayette, Daniel Prather of Richard and Kentry Prather and his wife Amanda of Richard; and two great-grandchildren, Victoria and Matthew Petry of Aurora, Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Lynn Petry; her parents, Robert and Azena Kibodeaux Stewart; three sisters, Edna Domingue, Mabel Connor and Thelma Leger; and three brothers, Offord, Walker and Oliver “Doc” Stewart. 

Pallbearers will be Dwayne Petry, Brian Petry, Bradley Petry, Edwin D. Prather, Daniel Prather and Kentry Prather. 

The family wishes to thank Heart of Hospice and her caregivers for their compassion and care of Mrs. Petry these last few months. 

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 North Avenue F, Crowley, LA 70526, 337-783-3313.

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