James Nagabala Dennis, Sr., 85, a native of Kingsville, Liberia and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 5:20 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Hampton, VA.
Visitation will be from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at New Zion Baptist Church, 263 Grand Caillou Road in Houma. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sadie White Dennis; son, James N, Dennis, Jr. (Darlene); daughters, Yvette D. Driver (Larry), Lynnette D. Baaheth (Rawetts, Sr.), Melissa D. Scott, eighteen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; brothers, Sam Lynch and Nathaniel Denu; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Kelvin and Jonathan Dennis; parents, Ponkollie and Joseph Gabriel Dennis; brothers, Dapor and Francis Dennis; and sister, Gwendolyn Dennis.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.