Joyce Lorraine Withers
Joyce Lorraine Fleniken Withers passed away at 6:30 am on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at the Baton Rouge General on Bluebonnet. She was 71 years old, a native of Baywood, and a resident of Slaughter. She was a loving mother, devoted grandmother, and great friend. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Tommy Withers, a daughter Vanda Kay Mannino and her husband Mike, a son Randy Withers and his wife Ashley, a granddaughter Vallen Kathleen Brown, a sister Barbara F. Jones and her son Chat, and another sister Tennie Womack and her husband Jimmy. She is preceded in death by her parents Lee Brown and Bessie Fleniken. She was a 1963 graduate of Pride High School. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Womack, Patrick William Withers, William Withers, Mike Mannino, Chat Jones, and Rodney Brown. Larry Rankin will be honorary pallbearer. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Visitation will be at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. in Zachary, LA on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 5pm until 8pm and then on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 9am until funeral services at 10am. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Baker, LA.