Emma Dell Carr O'Gwin, a resident and native of Patterson, LA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at her residence.
Emma will lie in state for viewing & visitation on Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Zion Chapel AME Church 1511 Cherry St, Patterson, Louisiana 70392 from 10:00 AM until 12 Noon. (All visitors are asked to adhere to the CDC/local regulations by wearing masks and practicing social distancing). Funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM at the Patterson Civic Center 116 Cotten Road Patterson, LA 70392 with Pastor Richelle Lewis Castine, officiating. Burial will follow funeral services in the Morgan City Cemetery.
Emma leaves to cherish her memories: her children, Neva O'Gwin (Barry) Madise and Leroy O'Gwin, Jr., both of Patterson, LA., nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy O'Gwin, Sr.; parents, Titus and Lorenza Jeff Carr; brothers, Charlie Carr, Alfred, Raymond, Lester, Robert and Henry; sisters, Mary Carr, Marjorie Mae Carr, Marguerite Waites, and Evelena Johnson.