Mary O'Neal, 90, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away on September 28, 2021. Mary was born on January 1, 1931, to the Union of Jacob Harris and Corrine Holmes in Slaughter, Louisiana. She was well-known to all as "Sista" and loved by all. Mary was a homemaker with a love for gardening, cooking, knitting, fishing, dancing, and spending time with her family. She is proceeded in death by her late husband, Clarence O'Neal Sr; daughter Katie Davis; sons Earl Harris and David Harris, in addition to her parents, aunt, uncle, and grandparents. She leaves to cherish her memories her daughters, Bernadine Pearson, Trudy Harris, Betty Washington, Shirley Brown, Pearl (Melvin). Emery; sons, Clarence O'Neal Jr., Ennis (Brenda) Harris, and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. Family and friends are invited to attend the Visitation on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Wilson- Wooddale Funeral Home, 1553 Wooddale Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA from 9:00 am- 10:00 am with funeral services immediately following. Interment: Strangers Home Baptist Church.
Published by The Advocate from Oct. 6 to Oct. 8, 2021.