Sandra Lee Ann Deroche Ellis (Schexnayder)

Published 4:17 pm Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Sandra Lee Ann Deroche Ellis (Schexnayder) was born on Jan. 19, 1947, and passed away at her home on Dec. 31, 2017.

Sandra Lee Ann Deroche Ellis (Schexnayder)

She is a native and resident of Gramercy.

She played numerous sports when she was young.

She worked at St. James Bank and the hospital as a chef, where she made many friends. She loved to cook and was an excellent chef.

She lived in Georgia and Romania for a few years.

She is survived by her daughter, Joan Mancuso, and son, John D. Schexnayder; and her loving grandchildren: Jaci (Jesse) and Kaci Mancuso, Gavin and Koby Schexnayder.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Eunice Roussel Deroche and her brother, Garen Paul Deroche and her husband, Charles Ellis.

She is also survived by her loving Aunts whom she drank coffee with every morning: Joyce R. Bourgeois and Janice R. Millet; her sisters-in-law Adair Dunn and Jude Deroche; nephew Ryan and niece Ashley.

A visitation in her honor will be at Rose Lynn Funeral Services, 1870 Cabanose Ave. in Lutcher, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, followed by a service at the funeral home.

Burial will be at a later date.

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