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Constance Rasberry Yent

Constance Rasberry Yent
  • August 20, 1922 - February 10, 2017
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“Mom will be missed. To me she was the quintessential mother. She was loved respected and cherished by her family. Mom was stern but fair. If you did...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mike` Yent - West Melbourne, FL

“Simply put, Jammaw, you maintained being the woman every woman strives to be. I have been so honored to have had you. Thank you. I love you. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Claudette Reno - Manchac, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Lots of good memories with Connie working with Paula, Zil , and Ms. Kramer at our Country Folks store in Ponchatoula during the 1970's...our thoughts...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Larry Wilson - Ponchatoula, LA

“I want the entire Yent family to know how much I enjoyed having Jammaw with me the last few months. I am pretty much house bound and get lonely by...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Carolyn Yent - Hillsdale,, LA

Constance Rasberry Yent passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017, in , Amite, Louisiana at the age of 94. She was born on Sunday, August 20, 1922, in Ville Platte, Louisiana. She was a native of Evangeline Parish and a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She was the best Mother and Friend you could have.

Constance is survived by her sons, Michael C. Yent (Flordia), Lindon P. Yent (Hillsdale), Roy E. Yent (Ponchatoula), and Kenneth Yent (Livingston); daughter, Priscilla Yent Reno (Manchac); step-daughter, Barbara Yent Cox (Bruly); 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Yent; parents, Alma & Wilbur Rasberry; four sisters, Vance Petrell, Murl Gremillion, Vida Gautreaux, and Nathalie Irwin; and grandson, Alan Michael Yent.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Ponchatoula , 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 9:00 am until the funeral service at 12:00 pm. Interment will follow in Wetmore Cemetery, Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Arrangements entrusted to Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Homes of Hammond and Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

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