Gladys Edna Badeaux Booth, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the age of 94. She was born on September 7, 1925 in Jefferson Parish and was a resident all her life. She graduated from Jefferson High and worked as a bookkeeper for many years. Gladys enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. In later years, she enjoyed casino trips and traveling.
Gladys is survived by her children: Lionel Booth, Jr. (Nancy) and Stephanie B. Young (Mark); grandchildren: Richard Booth (Kara), Sara Young, and Alex Young; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Lionel Booth, Sr.; grandson, Matthew; her parents, Mary Ellen and Vincent Badeaux; two brothers and their wives: Vincent (Amelia) and Wilfred (Joan); and three sisters: Mary Ellen, Alice, and Aline (Jay).
We would like to thank the staff at Cardiology Associates of Jefferson especially Dr. Arshed Malik and Valerie Bernard, NP, and New Orleans Nephrology Associates especially Dr Rick Harris. Family Homecare provided wonderful services over past several years especially Scott, the physical therapist who encouraged her to keep moving.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70001 on Saturday, September 5, 2020. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am with a service starting at 11:00 am followed by interment. Due to state mandates, the funeral home is limited to 50 people and masks are required to be worn. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gladys’s name may be made to American Heart Association at www2.heart.org or to SpayMart at spaymart.org.
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