Gloria Mae Williams Mackey departed this life on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at her home in Tickfaw, LA. She was 82 years old and a longtime resident of Nairn, LA until relocating to Tickfaw following Hurricane Katrina.
Daughter of the late Rosemary Zenon Williams and Joseph Edgar Williams. Wife of the late Alfred Mackey Sr. Beloved mother of Edward L. ‘Truck Turner’ Turner, Grace T. (Robert) Demolle, Alfred (Paula) Mackey Jr., Joseph W. ‘Jody Wayne’ Mackey, Chris N. (Jolene) Mackey and the late Felix J. Mackey III. Sister of Irene (Late Kenneth) Martin Sr., Mildred Costict, Linda (Late Nathan) Taylor Sr., Samuel (Iris) Williams Sr., Larry (Faye Nell) Williams Sr., Peter (Sharon) Williams and the late Audrey (Eugene) Avist, Russell (Matilda) Williams, Burnell (Norine) Williams, Sherner Lafrance, Louis (Mary) Williams and Reynard Williams. Honorary mother of George Washington Jr. She is also survived by her devoted granddaughter and caregiver Angela Grace Mackey, 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, Pastor, officers and members of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Greater Mt. Sinia Baptist Church and all neighboring churches in Plaquemines Parish, Christian Minister Missionary Baptist Association, employees of Parish Ready Mix, Nairn Concrete, Johnny Asphalt, Plaquemines Parish Government and Sheriff’s Department, Roko Oyster Co., Fremin’s IGA, Slavich Bros Oyster Co. and Freeport Sulphur Co. are invited to attend the funeral service on Monday, December 23, 2019 at the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church 39752 Hwy 23 Boothville, LA 70038. The public visitation will begin at 9 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. service. Dr. Theodore Turner Jr. will officiate and Entombment will follow in Mackey Cemetery Nairn, LA.
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