OBITUARY

Ophelia "Lil' Ma" Turner Camel

August 9, 1938October 3, 2021
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Ophelia Turner Camel, better known as "Lil' Ma" transitioned into Eternal rest on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 at the age of 83. She was in the presence of her loving husband when she made her transition. She was married to Charles Edward Camel, the love of her life, for 43 years. Mother of Ernest Ranson, Darryl Ranson, Wayne Ranson and the late Lyndia Williamson. Sister of Joyce Kennedy, Lois Turner, Lawrence Turner, Milton Turner, the late James Turner, as well as the late Louis Turner. Ophelia is also survived by her grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ophelia attended Dillard University and excelled in her studies, graduating with a 4.0 grade point average. She served as the director for the Marrero Community Center and worked as a Housing Inspector for Jefferson Parish. Ophelia was very active in church ministry and was a member of St. Mary's Baptist Church in Marrero, Louisiana. There she served the Lord and sang in the choir. Ophelia will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know her.

A funeral service for Ophelia will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, October 15th, 2021 at Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway in Marrero, Louisiana. A visitation will begin at 8:30AM and continue until the service time. Please visit www.westsideleitzeagan.com to share memories and express condolences to Ophelia's family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 15, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 15, 2021

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Wilma Cormier

October 15, 2021

To the Camel family,
Our sincerest condolences on the home going of our dear friend and wonderful co worker Ms Ophelia. May God Bless you and keep you.
From Wilma Baker and Tiffanie Cormier

Lois & Lynn Tibbs

October 14, 2021

To our neighbor, Mr. Camel and family: With sympathy and many prayers that God will give you HIS help, HIS perfect strength and HIS hope. May the God of comfort bring you the peace that passes all understanding and the assurance of HIS loving presence during this time of sorrow. Love and prayers always, The Tibbs Family.

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