Jenell Forbes Dillon
August 13, 1931 - November 4, 2022
Jenell Forbes Dillon, age 91 and a resident of Franklinton, passed away Friday morning November 4, 2022 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. She worked at Finch’s Flowers in Franklinton for 33 years and continued her love for flowers throughout the rest of her life. Jenell also worked at West Brothers clothing store in Franklinton and the box and bag factory in Bogalusa for a time. She was a member of Cornerstone Church that loved quilting, sewing and reading in her spare time. Jenell was always quick to pick with her family when she needed help. “Houston, we have a problem!”
Survived by: Son and Daughter in law: Dennie and Verda L. Dillon of Isabel; Grandchildren and Spouses: Tina and Ralph McKean of St. Francisville, Staci and Eddie Bergeron of Franklinton, Nancy Lea Dillon of Murfreesboro, TN; Great-grandchildren and Spouses: Kaylie and James Whittington, Chuck Jenkins and Ariana McKenzie, Jordan Bergeron and Danny DeBeer, John Michael and Katie Adams, Gavin and Hannah Adams; Great-great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Whittington, Anabelle Whittington, Taysom Whittington, Tori McKenzie, Eli Jenkins, Branttlee Adams, Brodee Adams, Bronc Adams; Brothers: William E. Forbes of Pine, Walton W. Forbes of Tylertown; Sisters in law: Clara Forbes, Sylvia Forbes; Special former co-workers and friends: Betty Brooks, Katherine Broadway, Robert Stafford; Also numerous nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her daughter Brenda Calecas, husband John C. Dillon, parents Reacie Forbes and Lillie Mae Dillon Forbes, a sister Mary Cutrer, brothers John Forbes, Charles Forbes, Richard Forbes, Robert Forbes and other family members.
The family wishes to express a sincere thank you to Terri Hart for her 10 years of dedicated and loving care to Jenell.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Monday November 7th from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A graveside funeral service will be held in the Ponemah Cemetery in Bogalusa at 11:00 am Tuesday with Rev. Leon Hickman officiating.