Josephine "Josie" Lenard

Thursday, May 30th, 1946 - Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
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Funeral service celebrating the life of Josephine "Josie" Lenard of West Monroe, LA will be held at 10:00am, Friday, May 7, 2021 at Lapine Assembly, West Monroe, LA with Ernie Lenard officiating. Interment will follow at Lapine Assembly Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home.

Family will receive friends for visitation, Thursday May 6, 2021 from 5pm until 8pm at Griffin Funeral Home, 911 Warren Drive, West Monroe.

Josephine was born May 30, 1946 and passed from this life May 2, 2021 at the age of 74.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Genie Walker and father, Wesley Hardin; husband, Pete Lenard, and son, Owen Bernard Lenard (Opie); siblings, Carl Bradshaw, Aaron Hardin, John Walker Hardin (J.W.), Christine (Bradshaw) Easterling, Eunice (Bradshaw) Bowens, Lillian Bradshaw (Yates) Lavon Bradshaw (Griffis), and Ruthie Jean Bradshaw (Davis) (Rooster).

Survivors include her children, Tavis Bryan and wife Edillia, Cindy Lenard, Kenny Lenard and Toni Spangler Smith, Charlie Lenard and wife Delores, and Lee Alderman; twenty six grandchildren, Michael Lenard, Melanie Shipley, Jeremy Clowers, Cassidy Sanchez, Christy, Heath Lenard, Jason Sell, Amy Sell, Lee Ann Joyner, Scott Sell, Briana Lenard, Allen Chase Crocker, Erin Vanlandingham, Brandy Branch, Misti Yosiett, Dylan, and Tadeo Bryant, twelve great grandchildren, and great-great nephew; also survived by a host of extended family and friends.

Pallbearers include Rusty Patrick, Joe Carter, Heath Bryant, Joseph Sanchez, Bobby Thompson, Bobby Hendricks, and L.J. Sidney.

Honorary pallbearers include Dino Hendricks, Hunder Abbet, Adam Delarcuz, and Jose Venitez.
Honorable mention to Toni Spangler Smith, Lynette Price, and Meliza Benavides, and Olivia Pescatore.

Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe
    911 Warren Drive
    WEST MONROE, LA 71291
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  • Service

    Friday, May 7th, 2021 | 10:00am
    Friday, May 7th, 2021 10:00am
    Lapine Assembly of God Church
    550 Lapine Road
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  • Interment

    Lapine Assembly of God Church Cemetery
    550 LaPine Rd
    WEST MONROE, LA 71292
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Chester Yates

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Karla Johnson

Posted at 06:57pm
My thoughts go out to Josie’s family and friends. I hope you find peace soon. Mrs Josie was one of a kind!!!! :)
Karla Lowery Johnson

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