Edna Jones Achord
Fri, 2013-11-01 14:22 Harlan Kirgan
Edna Jones Achord
April 30, 1926 — October 31, 2013
Edna Jones Achord, a resident of Baton Rouge, was born April 30, 1926, and passed away Oct. 31, 2013, at the age of 87. Born in Columbia, La., she married Arthur Achord and together they lived in Colfax, Patterson, Houma and False River before returning to Baton Rouge. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Edna provided love, guidance and support to her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Arthur T. Achord; daughter, Sheila Achord Churchman and son-in-law, Dave Kern Churchman; grandson, Don Kern Churchman; and her brother, Marion Jones.
She is survived by her daughter, Sally Achord Plattsmier and her husband, Charles Plattsmier; son, Stephen Arthur Achord and his wife, Nancy Achord; granddaughters, Kimberly Churchman Davis and her husband, Stephen Davis, and Joanna Brice Plattsmier; grandsons, Zachary Achord and Christopher Plattsmier; and brothers, Leon Jones and Frank Jones.
Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson, with visitation from noon until 2 p.m. with services and burial immediately following. Chaplain John Vess will officiate the services.
The family wishes to acknowledge with thanks and gratitude the staff of Nottingham Regional Rehab Center, Dr. Campo, the staff of Hospice In His Care and Dr. Kantrow, all of whom provided excellent care, love and support over many years.
Memorial contributions may be made in Edna’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, One Lakeway, 3900 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 1200, Metairie, LA 70002, www.alz.org/louisiana/in_my_community_donate.asp, 504-648-4084.
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392; phone, 985-395-7873.