Homegoing service for Gwendolyn Muriel Icker Jeane will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at Burr Ferry Pentecostal Church at 2:00 PM with Reverends Roger Herrington and Randy Wead officiating. Interment will follow at the Burr Ferry Cemetery, Hwy. 111, conducted by Reverend Phil Dunn and under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be David Nash, Aaron Nash, Tanner Nash, Trenton Nash, Casey Free, & Vernon Thibodeaux. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jason Nash, Karl Grevemberg, & Phil Dunn.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2023, from 12:00 PM until service time.
Mrs. Gwen Jeane was born on November 4, 1936, to Elwood and Elinor Rogers Icker in Irvington, New Jersey. She passed away at her residence on October 31, 2023, at the age of 86. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a friend to many. She retired from South Central Bell/Bell South AT&T phone company after thirty years as a telephone operator. She loved playing her piano and organ and working in her yard. She was a member of Burr Ferry Pentecostal Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Milford Ray “Pete” Jeane, parents, Elwood and Elinor Rogers Icker, brothers, Richard and Ralph Icker, sisters Evelyn Bray and Lynn Wilson.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda and Harvey Nash, and Barbara and Rocky Jordan of Burr Ferry; sisters-in-law, Peggy Icker of Lady of Lake, FL, and Nancy Icker of Apopka, FL; brother-in-law, Dale Bray of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Jason Nash, Aaron and Julianna Nash, David and Jennifer Nash, Tiffany and Vernon Thibodeaux all of Burr Ferry, and Kelli and Jessica Mendoza of Hornbeck, Tanya and Randy Wead from Ozark, AR; great grandchildren Tanner and Maddie Nash, Myles Pennington, Cooper and Jacy Cobb, Judah Nash, Madison and Casey Free, and Kylie, Jasmine, Kaydee and Jaylee Brack, Miranda, Maura and Marlin Wead, Trenton and Brittany Nash; great-great grandchildren Chloe, Scarlett, Owen and Sammy Nash, and Kohen Free, adopted granddaughter, Ashley Wunschel, and a host of extended family and friends.
The Jeane family would like to thank the following caregivers for the loving care they provided over the past 3 years: Tina Hampton, Mary Rivers, Penny Hillman, Stacy Kennamore & Beckie Laurence. They would also like to thank Hospice of Leesville for their support and exceptional care during that time.