OBITUARIES - Elaine "Lanky" Johnson Legere
Elaine "Lanky" Johnson Legere
(August 21, 1949 - March 26, 2011)
"The joy of the Lord is my strength." A resident and native of
Plaquemine, she died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at her
home. She was 61. Visiting at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine, on
Monday, March 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visiting at First Baptist
Church, Plaquemine, on Tuesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. until religious
service at 2:30 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Keith Horton. Interment in
Grace Memorial Park. Survived by her husband of 38 years, James "Red"
Legere, Plaquemine; mother, Mary Lou Mire Johnson, Addis; daughter, Tara
Legere Allen and husband Randy, Plaquemine; son, James "Lil Red" Legere
Jr. and wife Trisha Carline Legere, Plaquemine; three sisters, Sally
Johnson Jones and husband Tom, Baton Rouge, Cindy Johnson Bourg and
husband Mark, Port Allen, and Cheryl Johnson and partner Tatia Coco,
Baton Rouge; brother, Thomas "Wesley" Johnson Sr. and wife Irene Hidalgo
Johnson, Plaquemine; five grandchildren, Cydney Legere, Randi Salvadras,
James Legere III, Keegan Allen and Nathan Henson; and numerous nieces,
nephews and close friends. Preceded in death by her father, James
Richard Johnson Sr.; brother, James "Jimmy" Richard Johnson Jr.; and
sister, Tammy Sue Johnson. Pallbearers will be her nephews, Michael
Jones, Thomas Wesley Johnson Jr., John Travis Johnson, Clay M. "Tres"
Bourg III, James "Richie" Richard Johnson Jr. and Michael Langlois.