Jimmie Ann Dugas

October 9, 1932November 11, 2012

Jimmie Ann Gessner Dugas, a retired chaplain and administrative assistant, went home Sunday evening, November 11, 2012 after a short illness. She was 80 years old. Ms. Dugas was born in Chattanooga, TN and attended high school in Meridian, MS. She also attended Louisiana State University. In 1995, Ms. Dugas was honored with the Order of St. Louis Medal for dedication and service to the Archdiocese of New Orleans. She worked at Our Lady of Divine Providence for 14 years and served on the church parish council. She trained and served as a hospital chaplain at Mercy/Baptist Hospital in New Orleans and East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie. She is preceded in death by her husband, Milton Joseph Dugas. She is survived by her daughter, Lee Ann Dugas, her sister, Bethoe Gessner Levy, and numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Thursday, November 15, 2012 starting at 9am at Our Lady of Divine Providence Church, 1000 North Starrett Road, Metairie, followed by a Mass at 11am. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA. In lieu of flowers, please consider the charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 15, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, November 15, 2012

Jimmie Ann Dugas

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December 24, 2012

Lee, I was really saddened by your Mom's passing. Ya'll were fortunate to have each other.

December 11, 2012

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Surely she is now at peace and both you and your Mom are in my thoughts and prayers.
Judy Haber

December 3, 2012


No one truly knows the life of a "caregiver" but another "caregiver," and I KNOW You were a top-notch "caregiver" to "Mom," who who never wanted for anything, as she had the very best LOVE & CARE on the planet. A wonderful daughter and friend you are/were Lee. Your Mom's goodness, grace, kindness and presence will never be far away because they'll ALWAYS be here on display existing in the person of one Lee Dugas--Mom's Legacy lives on! I LOVE YOU LEE xoxo Love you too, and hugs to you too "Mom".....Athielene Wolf (Tina)


November 29, 2012

All my love during this time Lee. Your mum was well loved, and she has a daughter to be proud of!

November 20, 2012

There aren't really words for times like this...but, know that we understand your loss. I'm sure she is looking after you from above. May you take as good care of you did your sweet Mom. :)


Lovell "LHood72" Hood

November 20, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Stand Dev

November 20, 2012

LD, my condolences for your loss. Your mother was such a positive influence and was often part of Chatroom discussions.
It will be strange not hearing you say "brb, moms calling".....
I hope you can find strength and continue to keep her memory alive.....

Stephen (honeyhabour)

November 20, 2012

i guess good memories and smiles are all we get sometime..and certainly friendship.If i ever could get to Nola I'd look you up in a minute ...i have thing for good people....and Lee all the best forever

John Jewell

November 19, 2012

Lee, my deepest condolences on the loss of your Mum. I know she is proud of you.

Best wishes to you always. John (jcjewell)

Larry ("NotRappaport")

November 18, 2012

I'm sorry for your loss, Lee. I lost my mother a few years ago. It's terribly difficult but you will heal over time. Take joy in your memories of her.