Gwendolyn Katherine (Whitney) Jones

August 16, 1957 ~ August 11, 2023 (age 65) 65 Years Old
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Gwendolyn Katherine Whitney Jones, 65, a native and resident of Larose, LA passed away peacefully on Friday, August 11, 2023 at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, LA.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church 12911 E. Main Street Larose, LA from 9:00 AM until  Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Entombment will follow in the Holy Savior Catholic Church Cemetery in Lockport, LA.

Gwen leaves to cherish her memory: husband, Leonard E. Jones, III,; three daughters, Tranise Whitney Tyler (Michael), Brandi Whitney, and Richelle Whitney Bourda. She was the mother of two stepsons, Jeffery and Jude Lewis; one stepdaughter, Mikeall Ceasar; eleven grandchildren, Christopher, Brandon, and Breyden Whitney, Ethan Tyler, Jaxson and Jasmine Bourda, Stanley Tate, Brooklyn McLuckie, Carter and Oliver Lewis, Jennie Louise Hawkins; and great-grandson Krue Tate. She leaves behind one brother, Rodney C. Whitney, Sr. (Janice); one sister, Lynn Adams; two nephews, Rodney Whitney Jr. (Annetta), and Damien Adams (Daphne); two nieces, Yvette W. Pierre (Marcus) and Crystal W. Green (Tony); mother-in-law, Mrs. Jennie G. Jones; brother-in-law, Carl A. Jones; and a host of relatives and friends.

Gwen is preceded in death by her parents, Washington (Nick) Whitney and Adeline P. Whitney; sister, Gilda Whitney; uncles, Murray and Curtis Peterson; father-in-law, Leonard E. Jones, Jr.; two sisters-in-law, Nedra B. Whitney and Sr. Jennie L. Jones, S. S. F.; two brothers-in-law, Daniel Adams and Benjamin Jones; and her first husband Andre Walker.




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August 19, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Rosary Church-Larose, LA
12911 E Main St.
Larose, LA 70373

Mass of Christian Burial
August 19, 2023

11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Rosary Church-Larose, LA
12911 E Main St.
Larose, LA 70373

August 19, 2023

Holy Savior Catholic Church Cemetery
612 Main Street
Lockport, LA 70394


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