Jane Elizabeth Young McCant

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  • "No words can express what you feel at this time. Let the..."
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    - AVE HILLS-ROBERTSON
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    - New Providence Baptist Church
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Jane Elizabeth Young McCant, "Sista", 75, passed away Tuesday March 25, 2014 at her Baton Rouge residence. She was a native of East Feliciana Parish. Mrs. McCant worked domestically as a caregiver and caterer before and after retiring from Southern Belle Sandwich Company in Baton Rouge. Survived by daughters Shirley McCant-Daiges (Carl), Michelle McCant, God-child Victoria Carney and beloved Carolyn Gross (Melvin) of Baton Rouge, son Darrell McCant, Sr. (Gail) of Round Rock, TX, and husband Joe Lewis McCant of Zachary. Also survived by her grandchildren, Raegan McCant, Darrell McCant, Jr., and beloved Jakyra Bradley, two sisters Helen Harris (Moses) of San Antonio, TX and Emma Young of Baton Rouge, a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Hattie Green Young and 10 siblings Esau, J.D., Ezekial, Nathaniel, Bill, Jack and Herbert, Grace Journigan, Mary Young, and Mammie Batiste. Born April 1, 1938 as the 12th child of the "medicine man" of Wilson, and raised on subsistent-tenant farms, she enjoyed singing gospels and the outdoors. She attended Smith Rosewall Elementary, in Wilson where she played on the girls' basketball team and was vocationally trained in home economics at Clinton HS. After marriage and moving to Baton Rouge, she never knew a stranger and kind-heartedly served her church for more than 50 years earlier as a choir member and later as Deaconess. Visitation will be Saturday, April 5, at Little Zion Baptist Church, 1955 74th Avenue, in North Baton Rouge 9-11:00 AM. Religious service will follow at 11 AM, conducted by Pastor Marcus Jackson. Interment in Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilson LA. Share sympathies, condolences, and memories at www.richardsonfuneralhomela.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 2 to Apr. 4, 2014