June 24, 2021, Agnes Bonnefaye Jackson-Ross left this earth from Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center for her heavenly home; Agnes was 69. The fourth of eleven children born to Irvin & Irene Brown-Jackson on June 26, 1951. Agnes graduated from Glen Oaks Senior High School in 1969.She graduated from Radcliff/Harvard of Boston, Massachusetts in 1973 as Summa Cum Laude. She attended a summer institute in Virginia; in September of 1973 went to work as a counselor at Oklahoma Baptist University for the native American students. After a brief time Agnes returned to Baton Rouge in 1975. She worked for the Departments of Health & Human Resources and Department of Transportation. In 1982 Agnes found her niche with the Mental Health Association of Baton Rouge from which she retired after 25 years. Agnes took a year's hiatus and then went to work for the East Baton Rouge Library System for 11 years and then retired again. Viewing of the body is from 9:00-11:00 AM Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2021 @11:00 AM at Winnfield Funeral Home -7221Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA Family ask that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the Mental Health Association of Baton Rouge, or Alzheimer's Association
Published by The Acadiana Advocate from Jul. 1 to Jul. 5, 2021.