Lorenia Johnson Hanzy, 91, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Gibson, LA, passed away peacefully at 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at St. Luke Baptist Church, 3755 Bayou Black Drive in Houma. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, Elijah Hanzy, Jr. (Cheryl), Nathan Hanzy, Sr. (Joyce) and Claudel Hanzy (Sylvia); daughters, Louise Joseph and Orelia Turner (Clarence, Sr.); thirty-one grandchildren; sixty-five great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; brother, Albert Johnson (Cecile); daughters-in-law, Francis, Shelia and Gail Hanzy; sister-in-law, Dorothy Johnson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Elijah Hanzy, Sr.; children, Charles Hanzy, Alfred Hanzy, Sr., Annie Mae Johnson, Annie Lee Hanzy and Lionel Hanzy, Sr.; grandchildren, Jamar Hanzy and Bryant Johnson; parents, Richard, Sr. and Carrie Cross Johnson; brothers, Richard, Jr. and Leroy Johnson, Sr.; and sisters, Rosette White and Louise Ballard.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.
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