MANDEVILLE, LA - Lawrence Hendren Hennessey, Jr., died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on Friday, July 5, 2013. He was 77.
A native of Vicksburg, Mr. Hennessey was a 1957 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a veteran of the U.S. Marines. He retired from a career of selling insurance and was lovingly known as the "best life insurance salesman ever".
Survivors include his beloved wife of 12 years, Alice Wilson-Hennessey; five sons, Michael Hennessey, Shawn Hennessey, (Cheri), James Hennessey, John Wilson, Jr. (Tanya) and Robert Wilson (Sarah); seven daughters, Maureen H. O'Rourke (Bryan), Margaret H. Murray (Bradley), Catherine H. Miller (Charles), Mary Patricia H. Miller (Bryan), Bridget Kaminski, Blythe Baranko (Peter) and Michelle W. Grosch (Todd); one brother, John A. Hennessey (Class of 1959) (Joy Ann); and two sisters, Joan H. Koestler and Catherine H. Mulhern (Mike).
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mothe Funeral Home in Harvey, LA. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Gretna, LA. Visitation will be in the chapel of the funeral home from 10: a.m. until the hour of the service Friday.
Class of 1959
We, the Class of 1959, celebrated our 50th class reunion on April 24 and 25, 2009. This blog is about sharing memories of our class reunions and a long ago life at our Alma Mater's, S.F.X.A. and S.A.H.S. Good memories of days gone by but not forgotten! A gift to my classmates. ~Marian Love Phillips ~
Monday, July 08, 2013
— Joseph Malcolm Booth died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at his home in Memphis. He was 66.
Mr. Booth was born Nov. 18, 1946, in Vicksburg to William and Elizabeth Booth. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi and a member of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. Joe was a father to many and a stranger to none. He worked as an agent for Nationwide Insurance for 42 years. He was the vice president of marketing for the Rogue Soccer Organization and past director of coaching for the Collierville Lobos Soccer Association. He was a proud member of the Vagrants Soccer Club, and he will be missed by his countless mates.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Carl Martin Booth; three sons, Christopher Booth (Jamie), Michael Booth (Jessica) and Patrick Booth; two sisters, Mary Pat Fulton and Peggy Rector; seven brothers, William Booth Jr., Paul Booth (Class of 1959), George Booth, Mike Booth, Jerome "Bubba" Booth and Peter Pikul; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday (today) at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Lalor officiating.
Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.