Nelda, age 86, went to her heavenly home, July 24, 2020. She was a native and lifelong resident of Ponchatoula. She loved cooking and would deliver surprises to friends and family. Nelda loved singing and serving at her church. By trade, she was a legal secretary serving lawyers and judges in the 21st Judicial Court System. She held a notary license for many years. For recreation, Nelda loved traveling with her family and friends, along with attending musical concerts and plays. Nelda is already dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Nelda is preceded in death by her husband, John Stuart Henry; daughter, Sonia Fay Henry; parents, Fred and Carrie Joiner Sr.; sister, Edna Joiner Lavigne; brothers, Owen Joiner, Sr., Guy ‘Buddy’ Joiner, Luther ‘Sam’ Joiner, and Fred ‘Cricket’ Joiner, Jr.


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation from the Chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Ponchatoula Saturday, August 1, 2020 beginning at 10 a.m. until the start of the Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Interment to follow in Sandhill Cemetery.

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