Published 12:00 am Friday, December 20, 2013
LELAND — Funeral services for Debra Johnese, 56, of Waterproof, who died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, will be at 2 p.m. today at New Hope Apostolic Church in Leland, with the Rev. Russell Johnese, the Rev. Chris Hamilton, the Rev. Bobby Ratcliff and the Rev. Kenneth Patten officiating.
Burial will follow in Oakley Cemetery in Wisner under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Hyde officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the church.
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She was preceded in by her father, Carl Ray Knapp.
Survivors include her husband, Laudell Johnese; three children, Russell Johnese, Nathan Johnese, and Karen Knapp; her mother, Ettie V. Knapp; three sisters, Diane Caldwell, Bobbie King, and Karen Knapp; and three brothers, Danny Knapp, Mack Knapp and Douglas Knapp.
Pallbearers will be Mack Knapp Jr., Robert Lee, Tony Knapp, Michael Brownell, Shawn Knapp, Jimmy King, Wayne Caldwell and Randy Caldwell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Freddy Green, Nathan Johnese, Nicky Mitchell and Tyler Foreman.
Online condolences may be sent to magnoliafuneralhome.com.