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Ella Lois (Jolly) Poston

December 30, 1928 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 90)


Ella Lois Jolly Poston, 90, joined her husband at the feet of Jesus on Monday, July 8, 2019. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Sunday, July 14 at 2 PM until service at 4 PM, officiated by Rev. Jared Middleton. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park.

Mrs. Poston was born on December 30, 1928 in Deville, Louisiana. She was a devoted pastor's wife, serving alongside her husband during his ministry of over 60 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Rev. Jerry F. Poston; parents Manuel W. and Salome Jolly; brothers Manuel W. Jr., Truly, James, George, and Arvie; sisters Dovie O'Neal, Eva Belgard, Evie Allen, and LuAnne Ryder.

She is survived by daughters Rev. Danita Poston Knowles and husband James P. of Baxley, GA, Nanette Poston DeFoe and husband David A. of Baton Rouge; grandchildren Rebecca M. Chandler and husband Darren, I of Atlanta, GA, Rev. Jared D. Middleton and wife Robin of Dexter, GA, David T. Kemp and wife Elizabeth of Alexandria, VA; great grandchildren Gabrielle O. Driese, Darren, II and Ella Chandler, Caleb and Jesse Middleton; sisters-in-law Juanita Jolly and Barbara Jolly both of Deville, and Betty Poston Wiley of Pineville, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Special appreciation is extended to the Assisted Living Facility staff of Colonial Care Retirement Center of Baton Rouge and the staff of Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge for their loving and attentive care.

If memorials are preferred they may be given to Gideons International or Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge or to Methodist Home for Children & Youth P.O. Box 2525 Macon, GA 31204.

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