Virginia Rose “Ginny” Jones Booker, age 95, a native of Cleburne, TX and a long-time resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on April 7, 2018.
She was a Parishioner of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, an avid LSU Tiger fan, she loved to play bridge and read.
She is survived by her children, Robert A. Booker, Jr. and wife Cathy, Charles P. Booker, Sr. and wife Carolyn, Penelope B. Ernst and husband Terry, and Carolyn L. Booker; brother, Ted D. Jones and wife Barbara; grandchildren, Cynthia Galloway and husband Michael, Barkley S. Booker, Traci E. Broussard and husband Brad, Anthony B. Booker and wife Ann, Robin E. Abboud, Jeremy T. Booker and wife Nibal, Samuel S. Ernst and wife Jessica; 15 great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Virginia is preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Booker, Sr.; father, Charles O. Jones; mother, Corrie D. Jones; sister, Jacqueline J. Southern; grandson, Charles P. Booker, Jr.; and great grandson, Jack Cole Staples.
Visitation will be held at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave, Baton Rouge, LA on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 9:00am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am. Burial will immediately follow in Resthaven Gardens of Memory, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.
Pallbearers will be Brad Broussard, Anthony Booker, Jeremy Booker, Samuel Ernst, Caleb Broussard, Ethan Broussard, Connor Abboud, and Seth Broussard.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul, 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 and Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge, 550 Lobdell Ave, Baton Rouge, 70806.
Special thanks to Home Instead Senior Care, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital staff, Hospice of Baton Rouge staff, and Ollie Steele Burden Manor staff for their special care of our mama.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.
My thoughts and prayers are with yiu Penny. I look forward to giving you a big hug soon. Your Mom is now with those loved ones that went B4 her. I know that your Mother is & was always very proud and thankfulI for you. I love, miss you & am always very proud of you too! your Sr.'73 SJA classmate
Elizabeth Safford HawkinsBaton Rouge, LA
Thoughts and prayers for you all. May God bless you and comfort you during this time of loss.
Luke AtchleyBaton Rouge,, LA
I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mama. I will be lifting you and your family up in prayer during this difficult time.
Diane Vickers Comfort
Diane Vickers ComfortSt Francisville, LA
Penny, Terry, Traci, Robin and Samuel and the entire Booker Family,
Please accept my sincerest sympathy on the passing of Mrs. Ginny. I remember her so fondly. May God Bless each and every one of you at this most difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs to all of you.
Stacy B. Burns
Stacy B. BurnsBaton Rouge, LA