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Geretha Delores Lewis Dinkins - Madison Parish, Louisiana


From New Orleans Times-Picayune, October 19, 2012

DINKINS Geretha Delores Lewis Dinkins, a retired personal care attendant, peacefully entered into eternal rest at 4:30p.m., on Monday, October 15, 2012 at her daughter's residence. Beloved companion of Charles McGinnis. Loving mother of Dorothy Mitchell, Diane (Tyrone) Degree and Demetrius Lewis. Grandmother of the late Leona Marie Dinkins. Daughter of the late John Lewis and Rebecca Jackson. Granddaughter of the late Ollie and Walter Jackson. Sister of Isadore Elerby, Henry Elerby, Antoinette Elerby and the late Linda Watson and Janice Jones. Godmother of Raymond Moten and Lawrence Draine; also survived by 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.


Age: 66 years a native of Tallulah, La. and a resident of Algiers, La. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of New Home Ministries, Jesus is Lord Evangelistic Ministries and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Funeral Service at New Home Ministries, 1616 Carondelet St. New Orleans, La, on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 10:00a.m. Prophet Robert Blake, Sr., Pastor/ Pastor Donald Williams, officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m. until service time at the above named church. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery- Avondale, La.Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, La. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to