Chancellor Paul Jefferson
March 24, 1971 - October 20, 2017
On October 20, 2017 at the age of 46, Chancellor Paul Jefferson, was called to his home of eternal rest.
He was born March 24, 1971 to the late Oscar Jefferson and Linda Jefferson. He joined Wesley Ray United Methodist Church at an early age and was active in the male chorus. He graduated from Varnado High School in 1989. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served 2 years. When he returned home, he started working offshore as a cook with Delta Catering, where he worked until his health began to fail. On November 16, 2002 he married his High School sweet heart, Tonyah Burris.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Tonyah Jefferson; one son, Scipio Burton; his mother, Linda Jefferson; four brothers, Oscar (Shauntel) Jefferson, Jr., Marcus Jefferson I, Melvin (Thomasina) Nichols, Terry K. Jefferson; one sister, Ursula (Ken) Bullock; one sister-in-law, Lyttron Burris; two brothers-in-law, Rowan L. Burris, Erskin (Rena) Burris; grandfather, Marshall Jefferson; step-grandfather, Vernon Travis, Sr.; two grandchildren, Marcus Jefferson II, LaKendra Bullock; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Jefferson, Sr.; mother-in-law, Eva S. Burris; brother, Christopher Jefferson; grandparents, Joseph Henry, Sr., Charlene Travis, Chiresa Jefferson; step grandmother, Ernestine Henry.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 2:00PM – 5:00PM followed by a family hour from 5:00PM - 6:00PM at Crain and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Bogalusa.
Funeral service will be on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:00PM at Wesley Ray United Methodist Church with Rev. Terrance August – Pastor Officiating. Interment – Jefferson Cemetery. Crain and Sons Funeral Home - Bogalusa are in charge of arrangements.