Funeral services celebrating the life of Lawanda Marr will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2023, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 200 Pam St., Mansfield, Louisiana with Rev. Waylon Gaunt officiating the service. Interment will follow at Mt. Heights Cemetery, Mansfield, Louisiana. A visitation will be held at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 943 Polk St., Mansfield, Louisiana, on Sunday, April 30, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Lawanda Weaver Marr, 71, of Mansfield, Louisiana entered into rest on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. She was born on December 11, 1951, in Mansfield, Louisiana to Edward and Malissie Cloud Weaver.
Lawanda was a woman of faith who loved the Lord and was faithful to her church. She loved traveling and shared a passion for quilting with her sisters. She made several quilts of Valor for the Veterans at her church. She also had a passion for genealogy because family connections to the present and past were important to her. Her daily life revolved around her love for children and grandchildren. She loved her dogs and had a love for Life!!!
Preceding her in death are her husband, Jerry Dean Marr, and her parents, Edward and Malissie Weaver.
She is survived by her sons, Markus Marr and wife, Crystal, and Jeffrey Marr and wife, Pamela; daughter, Balinda Youngblood and husband, Kenneth; sisters, Ann Mitcham and husband, Lloyd, Sara Jane Weir and her husband, Murry, Betty Chism and husband, Mitchell, Lucille Morris and husband, Craig, and Newlyn Vines; brother, Edward Weaver and wife, Marilyn; grandchildren, Christopher, Shaina, Nicholas, Alex, Alexandria, Jaclynn, Catherine, Gavin, D.J., Tyler James, Makenzie, Michael, Kaleb, Destiny, Savanna, Tyler O’Neal, and Trey; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Honoring Lawanda as pallbearers will be her grandsons.