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Rose Mary Bergeron

Rose Mary Bergeron, 73, of Monticello, passed away Jan. 23, 2024, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. She was born Nov. 29, 1950, in New Orleans, La.

A funeral service was held Jan. 27 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag, with burial following in the church cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Smith officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

She was the daughter of a little Italian lady and a Spanish father.  She was married to a Frenchman, so she learned to cook many different dishes. She was a seamstress and made many Mardi Gras ballgowns when she lived in Louisiana.  She also sewed many wardrobe pieces for her family and friends. She loved to crochet. At Christmastime, she loved to bake cookies with her kids and grandkids. Rose loved her Lord and loved to do her devotionals every morning. She also loved to fish with her late husband, Lloyd, and especially in Louisiana since she said, “The fish are bigger there.” Her favorite TV show was “The Golden Girls.” Rose also loved passing on knowledge and traditions.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Bergeron Sr.; son, Lloyd Bergeron Jr.; father, George Ramirez; and mother, Josephine Capitano Ramirez.

Survivors include her daughter, Angela Bergeron Buchanan (Andy), of Monticello; sons, James Bergeron (Paula) and Bryan Bergeron (Emily); honorary children, Jenny Capitano and Frank Capitano; 10 grandchildren, Katherine Odom, Reeno Bergeron, Tony Buchanan (Amber), C.J. Bergeron (Cheyenne), Katelyn Martin (Chanest), Chris Bergeron, Timothy Bergeron, Nathaniel Waites, Matt Hoeniges, Charles Wilkerson; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Danny Ramirez of Jonesboro, La., and Joseph Ramirez, of Baton Rouge, La.; sisters, Shirley Dupre (David), of Houma, La.; Frances Patton (Cliff), of Houma, La.; and Mary Ramirez, of the Philippines; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were James Bergeron, Tony Buchanan, C.J. Bergeron, Chris Bergeron, Timothy Bergeron, and Arthur Valverde.

Honorary pallbearers were Frank Capitano, Andy Buchanan, Charles Wilkerson, and Patrick Bergeron.

Special music was performed by Bro. Philip Alford.