BOSSIER CITY – Services celebrating the life of Mary Ann Jamroz will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at St. Jude Catholic Church, Bossier City. Officiating will be Reverend Pike Thomas. The family will receive friends at 9:00 a.m. in Kilpatrick Hall with interment following on Saturday, November 23 at Walker Cemetery in Redland, TX. Mary was born June 23, 1931 in Redland, TX. She went to be with her heavenly Father and family on Thursday, November 14 after a lengthy illness.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Jamroz, her parents, Mather and Allie Lankford, brother, Abe Lankford, sister, Alene Harbuck, twin sisters, Daize Lankford and Maize Tweedie.
Left to cherish her memory are sons, Michael Jamroz and wife Melissa of Romayor, TX, Mark Jamroz and wife Rebecca of Benton, LA, John Jamroz and fiancée Lily Rodriguez of Magnolia, TX; grandchildren, Joe Jamroz, Amber Jamroz Alonzo and husband Gabriel, Alicia Andre’ and husband Drew, Amanda Jamroz, Madyson Jamroz, and Matthew Jamroz; four great-children, Keegan, Keena, Kayden, and Kaylee; her brother, Billy Lankford and wife Jan of Beaumont, TX; sisters, Doris Johns and husband Jim, Sue Harris and many nieces, nephews, step grandchildren and extended family members.
Mary was a registered nurse receiving her degree from Confederate Hospital School of Nursing. She was in private practice with Drs. Bays and Harold in Shreveport before relocating to Houston, TX where she worked her remaining career as an emergency room nurse at N.W. Memorial Hospital. Mary was an avid gardener and was always ready to play a game of cards or dominos. She and her husband John loved to dance and won many competitions. After retirement, she and John moved to Lufkin, TX where her favorite pastime was Saturday garage sales. Mary learned to paint and became passionate with her talent, painting many treasured pieces for family and friends. Mary was a dedicated mother and Grammy teaching her grandchildren how to bake, play cards and dominos, love life and gardening. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.
Honoring Mary as pallbearers will be family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Amedisys Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary’s honor to St. Jude Catholic Church Capital Campaign, 3800 Viking Drive, Bossier City, LA. 71111.