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Martha "MamMaw" Jean (Bruce) Addison

February 19, 1932January 9, 2021
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Martha Jean "MamMaw" (Bruce) Addison, age 88, of Shreveport, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021. Martha was born February 19, 1932 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Millie Long Bruce and James Walter Bruce.

MamMaw was a homemaker. That title including babysitting grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was their role model and they all love their MamMaw beyond measure.

MamMaw was a devoted Christian and faithful life long member of Calvary Baptist Church. She read her Bible and prayed daily she lived her Christian life by example. Martha was a beloved Mother, Grandmother and Aunt. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her family enjoyed their MamMaw time. She loved working in her yard, visiting with friends, and watching her LSU Tigers, Saints and Astros.

Her Memory will be cherished by her loving family; her daughter Pamela Addison LeBlanc and husband Anthony "Tony"; and son Gary Addison; grandsons Brian Addison and wife Kim, Jason Addison and wife Cherie, and Britt LeBlanc; great grandchildren Zachary Cole, Grace Ann Addison, Hunter Addison, Logan Addison, Adisyn Devillier, and Pierce LeBlanc; great great grandson Kooper Cole. Also, her sister-in-law Charlotte Bruce. Along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Martha was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years M.V. Addison, Jr.; her parents; brothers James Walter Bruce, Jr. and William "Bill" Bruce; twin brothers Ralph and Richard Bruce, and her twin sister Marion Rose Bruce Kierbow.

A visitation for Martha will be held Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00pm in the Chapel at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home, 8801 Mansfield Rd, Shreveport, Louisiana 71108. Her funeral service will begin at 2:00PM with Bro. Price Harris Officiating. Following services, burial will take place in Centuries Memorial Park.

Honoring MamMaw as pallbearers are her grandsons Brian Addison, Jason Addison, and Britt LeBlanc; great grandson Hunter Addison and nephews Mark Prunty and Mark Sandefur.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Martha's memory may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, ATTN: Julie Thompson, 9333 Linwood Ave, Shreveport, Louisiana 71106 US, https://www.calvaryshreveport.org/give; and Louisiana Baptist Childrens Home, 7200 Desiard Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71203 US, https://my.simplegive.com/App/Form/6f4adc61-d697-42c1-a84c-c5a882ffc13a or to a charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tyler Lash (Megan and Brandon); Willis Knighton Home Health (Kim "boots", Tristan, Casey, and Donna); Willis Knighton Hospice (Angela, Katherine and Monica) for their compassionate care they provided to MamMaw and the family. MamMaw called all of them her Angels on Earth

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.CenturiesMemorialFH.com for the Addison family.

  • FAMILY

  • James Walter Bruce, Father (deceased)
  • Millie Long Bruce, Mother (deceased)
  • M.V. Addison, Jr., Husband (deceased)
  • James Walter Bruce, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • William "Bill" Bruce, Brother (deceased)
  • Ralph and Richard Bruce, Twin Brothers (deceased)
  • Marion Rose Bruce Kierbow, Twin Sister (deceased)
  • Pamela Addison LeBlanc (Anthony "Tony"), Daughter
  • Gary Addison, Son
  • Brian Addison (Kim), Grandson
  • Jason Addison (Cherie), Grandson
  • Britt LeBlanc, Grandson
  • Zachary Cole, Great Grandchild
  • Grace Ann Addison, Great Grandchild
  • Hunter Addison, Great Grandchild
  • Logan Addison, Great Grandchild
  • Adisyn Devillier, Great Grandchild
  • Pierce LeBlanc, Great Grandchild
  • Kooper Cole, Great Great Grandson
  • Charlotte Bruce, Sister-in-law
  • Martha was also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brian Addison
  • Jason Addison
  • Britt LeBlanc
  • Hunter Addison
  • Mark Prunty
  • Mark Sandefur

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

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Martha "MamMaw" Jean (Bruce) Addison

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walter bruce

January 12, 2021

MY AUNT MARTHA WAS A FINE WOMAN. STRONG AS ANY BRUCE COULD BE. SHE WAS A DEVOTED WIFE, MOTHER, AND GRANDMOTHER. SHE LOVED THOSE BABIES, JUST LIKE HER MOTHER. AUNT MARTHA IS AT PEACE AND JOKING AROUND WITH MY DAD AND HER SIBLINGS.. CUTTING UP AND HAVING FUN. AUNT MARTHA, I LOVE YOU DEARLY AND WILL MISS YOU DEARLY.
SINCERELY AND WITH MUCH LOVE,
WALTER BRUCE

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