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December 01, 2020

Obituary

Jacquelyn (Lyn) Ann Hooker Pigott

August 23, 1944 – November 30, 2020

Jacquelyn (Lyn) Ann Hooker Pigott was born August 23, 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut to John Douglas Hooker and Jacqueline Peltier Hooker.  The family moved to Naples, Fl in 1954, Lyn graduated from Naples High School in 1962 and shortly thereafter joined the United States Air Force.  There she met and married Robert Pigott.  Upon discharge from the military they moved to Bogalusa, which is Robert’s home town.    They built a life here, raising 4 children.  As member of Annunciation Catholic Church, Lyn served on the Annunciation School Board, the Annunciation Parish Council, and served as Secretary to the Board of Bogalusa Habitat for Humanity under the direction of Rev Phillip Stagg.

Lyn retired from the Louisiana Department of Corrections having worked at WCI/RCC for 27 years.  

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert R. Pigott; daughters, Kathy Pigott, Bobbi Jo (Troy) Breland, Nancy (Wendell) Pigott Cook, of Bogalusa and a son, R. Douglas (Sheila) Pigott of Slidell. Five grandchildren, Kayla (Kendall) Wheat Jenkins of Crossroads, Ms, Morgan (Justin) Wheat Blackwell, of Bogalusa, Brittany Pigott of Waveland, MS, Anna Miley of Pearl, Ms. and Amber Guidry.  She is also survived by 10 great grandchildren, Layken, Rilei, Masson, Reese, McKinlea, Erin, Brantley, Addysyn, Ayva, and Skyler; who she dearly loved; their hugs and kisses made her world and a cousin, Bonnie Hooker of Manchester Ct.   Lyn leaves behind two of her dearest friends, Joan Williams and Darylene Gillespie.  She is also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.  

She had a love of traveling and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends and these family gatherings owned her heart.

She is preceded in death by her parents John Douglas Hooker, Jacqueline Peltier Hooker Crawford, a grandson Dakota Pace and sisters Sue Vokes of Nanuet, New York and Carol Hooker of Pass Christian, MS.

Pall bearers- Wynn Galloway, Tommy Brumfield, Wendell Cook, Keith Bickham, Kendall Jenkins, Justin Blackwell and Troy Breland

Honorary pall bearers – Lori Vernon, Barbara Mehrtens, Billie Sue Alford, Vickie Burgess, Karen Hall and Beverly Kelly.

Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home and Crematory, Bogalusa, LA on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with Deacon Ed Kelley officiating. Interment to follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery, Varnado, LA. Visitation will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home and Crematory on Thursday morning from 9 A.M. until service time at 11:00 A.M.

Military Honors will be presented by Magic City American Legion Post #24.

The family would like to express their thanks to St Tammany Parish Hospital, especially those in the ICU and CCU units. 

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you donate to the charity of your choice.

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