We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Yvonne Roberta (Parden) Blackwell
November 9, 1935 ~ March 12, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
Yvonne Roberta Parden Blackwell, 87 years old, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Sister, was called to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 12, 2023. She entered this world on November 9, 1935, born to Erma Moritz Parden and Ralph Parden, in Shreveport, LA. She was a devout Catholic and a longtime member of St. Isidore Catholic Church. Yvonne was a generous, kind, and selfless soul who loved the Lord, her family, and digging through and collecting rocks.
Yvonne is survived by her children, Debbie Walley and husband Elvin, Diane Weiland and husband John, Denise Pickering and husband Steve, John Blackwell, Jr. and wife Susan, and Glenn Jones and wife Kathe; grandchildren, Krystal, Kanen, Aaron, Evie, Gabrielle, William, Jillian, Tyson, and Timmy; numerous great grandchildren; siblings, Jeanette, Margorie, Gerrie, and Donnie; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Yvonne is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Blackwell, Sr.; parents; and granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Jones.
Serving as pallbearers will be Justus Danehower, Glenn Jones, Kanen Blackwell, Aaron Blackwell, Steve Pickering, and John Weiland.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. The visitation will continue at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 5657 Thomas Road, on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, from 9:00 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM, officiated by Father Frank Bass. Rosary will be recited at 10:00 AM. The graveside service and burial will follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Tuesday March 14, 2023 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Baker Funeral Home 6401 Groom Road Baker, LA 70714
Wednesday March 15, 2023 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM St. Isidore Catholic Church 5657 Thomas Road Baker, LA 70714
Wednesday March 15, 2023 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM St. Isidore Catholic Church 5657 Thomas Road Baker, LA 70714
Wednesday March 15, 2023 11:00 AM St. Isidore Catholic Church 5657 Thomas Road Baker, LA 70714
Wednesday March 15, 2023 12:30 PM Greenoaks Memorial Park 9595 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70815