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Gloria Lucille Brabham Alessi

Gloria Lucille Brabham Alessi
  • February 23, 1929 - March 16, 2017
  • Independence, Louisiana

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“Burrell and family I'm sorry to hear about your Mom. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. God bless ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jo Ann Gennaro - Independence, LA

“Burrell and family I'm sorry to hear about your Mom. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. God bless ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Jo Ann Miceli Gennaro - LA

“Lisa, Burnell and family...so saddened to read of your mother's passing.God comfort and bless you all. You mother's life was a life well lived.Her...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Glenda Sharkey - Hammond, LA

“I am at a loss for adequate words to express my grief for you. I was blessed with the opportunity of knowing your mother and I know heaven has...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Veronica Fannaly - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Mrs. Gloria was such a sweet & kind person. I remembered goin over to the Alessi house after Daniel & I had been out & was...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Charlene Matise Gratia - LA

“My condolences to the family I'm sorry for your loss, I'm praying for your family and miss Gloria,she was a real nice lady who always treated me nice...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Bankston - Albany, LA

“Our Condolences to the family. I am sure she will be remembered for her extra large heart & giving nature. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Thomas & Jeanne Buffington - LA

“Maw maw was one of the best ladies i ever knew! Took care of everyone an god knows when we were all kids we would drive her crazy! Love an miss her...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Anzalone-Lee - Tickfaw, LA

“So sorry for your loss. I remember Mrs. Alessi as the best room mother ever . Gloria Jean you & I were class mates. Sending prayers to the family...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Denise (D'Antoni) White - Osyks, MS

“my condolences to the family. Ms Gloria was the best, her home was always open to all her children's friends. Many good memories of those times....Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Georgiana Guzzardo - Baton Rouge, LA

“Please accept our deepest sympathy! ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Wyman & Mona Milton - Amite, LA

“Some of my fondest memories are of my many sleepovers and days spent at the Alessi Home. Ms. Gloria had a large family, and many responsibilities...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mona Milton - Amite, LA - Friend

“Rest in peace maw maw....xoxo ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Kristina Murphy - Ponchatoula


Gloria Lucille Brabham Alessi passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017 surrounded by her family at her residence in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 88. She was born on Saturday, February 23, 1929 to the late Bessie Mae Dunn Brabham and the late James Corbett Brabham. She was a long time resident of Independence, Louisiana.

Gloria is survived by her daughters, Gloria Gene Alessi Magee, Alisa Ann Alessi Fussell, Marie Alessi Smith, and Cindy Sue Alessi Adams; sons, Burnell Thomas Alessi, Gene Joseph Alessi,Jr., and Jeffrey Lynn Alessi; 15 grandsons; 6 granddaughters; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bessie Mae Dunn Brabham and James Corbett Brabham; husband, Gene Joseph Alessi, Sr.; and sons, Joseph Corbett Alessi, Sr., and Daniel Ray Alessi, Sr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9:00 am until the funeral service at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Arcola Cemetery.

Gloria's guest book can be viewed on www.harrymckneely.com.