March 08, 2019


Lavern Kennedy Case
July 10, 1929 - March 05, 2019

Lavern Kennedy Case, agde 89 and a resident of Bogalusa, LA, passed away on March 5, 2019 at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, LA. Known affectionately to many as Maw Maw Vern, she was born in Morton, MS on July 10, 1929. She worked with her late husband, Charlie Case in a family owned retail shoe business, Case’s Shoes, for approximately 35 years. She was a member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church for over 20 years. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, swimming, and caring for her family.

Maw Maw Vern is survived by her children Suzi C. Major, Charles Edward “Eddie” Case Jr. and wife Carol H. Case; three grandchildren Nickie Case Leos and husband Toby, Tony A. Case and wife Kellie W. Case and Heather N. Major; three beautiful great grandchildren Addison N. Leos, Jackson Leos, and Will Case.

She is preceded in death by her husband Charles E. Case, Sr., a daughter Belinda G. Henderson, a son-in-law Danny R. Major, Sr. and her parents Lennis W. and Eva Susan Kennedy.

Visitation will be held Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home, 216 Alabama Ave., Bogalusa, LA, 70427 from 4:30 until 8:30 and will continue at Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 57500 Knapp Thomas Rd., Bogalusa, LA 70427, on Monday, March 11, 2019 from 9:00 am until the funeral at 11:00 am. Rev. Pete Underwood will officiate the service and interment will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens on Spring Valley Rd in Bogalusa, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband and her daughter.

Pallbearers will be Scott Burt, Troy Trevelon, Joey Landrum, Buddy Jenkins, Johnathan Mizell, and Gage Trevelon.

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