OBITUARY

Jeanne' "Johnnie" Pugh

July 27, 1939January 30, 2019
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Jeanne’ “Johnnie” Richardson Pugh, a native of Springfield, LA and resident of Baton Rouge passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the age of 79. Johnnie attended Southeastern Louisiana University, and graduated from Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in education. She taught in East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes with most of her time at The Runnels School in Baton Rouge. Johnnie enjoyed reading, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. She had a genuine love for people and rejoiced in helping people feel special. Known for her sweet spirit and loving nature, she always had a smile and kind words for everyone she met. Johnnie will be remembered for her selfless generosity and was widely considered to be a joy to have around. Johnnie is preceded in death by her parents, Frances and Llewellyn Richardson; brothers, Glenn “Buddy” and Keith Richardson, husband, Jessie E. Pugh and one son, David L. Pugh. She is survived by one son, Chris Pugh (Rachel); sisters, Frances “Frankie” Estes (Joe), Jennifer Richardson, Susan Walton (Lynn); grandchildren, Dave Richardson (Sisa), Cameron Carlos (Claudia), Chris Pugh, Jr., Joshua Pugh, and Rebecca Pugh; great-grandchildren, Stella Marie Richardson and Alexander Jesse Richardson. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation which will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Ascension Baptist Church from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at 2:30 pm in Carter Cemetery, Springfield, LA. The family would like to thank the staff at The Carpenter House of Baton Rouge for their outstanding care. Please visit www.oursofh.com to leave expressions of sympathy and condolences. Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Jeanne' "Johnnie" Pugh

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Gloria Giammanco

February 3, 2019

You were such a wonderful teacher and I loved teaching with you. My kids certainly loved you. I am praying for you family and the many friends you had at Runnels School. Loved buying flowers at your shop.

Love Gloria(Dr. G.)

Chris Pugh

February 1, 2019

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Chris Pugh

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