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Sandra Houston

August 18, 1943 - February 9, 2021
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Sandra N. Houston, age 77 of Gonzales, Louisiana stood in presence of the Lord on February 09, 2021. She passed away from congestive heart failure at Inspired Living of Kenner in Kenner Louisiana at 8:30am. Sandra was born in New Roads, Louisiana on August 18, 1943 to John and Leona (George) Nelson Sr. She was married to John William Houston of New Roads, Louisiana for 49 years. She received her education in Lafayette at Holy Rosary Elementary and High School. Shewent on to get a BS degree in Education from University of Louisiana at Lafayette (USL/ULL) in Lafayette, Louisiana. Sandra worked as a schoolteacher for the New Orleans School Board for over 30 years and made a multitude of friends along the way. Ultimately, she retired as a 4thgrade teacher at Sherwood Forest Elementary. Sandra is survived by her 3 adoring children,Thaddeus (Kelly) Drexel Houston, Kimberly Houston Francis and Holly Maria Houston. Shenow watches over her seven magnificent grandchildren: Kassidy, Kamille, Kalani, Kyra and Kai Houston and Adam and Eden Francis. She leaves behind a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Her husband, John W. Houston her parents, John J. Nelson Sr. and Leona Nelson, her brothers, John J. Nelson Jr. (Bruce), James Rickey Nelson, and Thomas Rodney Nelson Sr. precedes her in death. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 411 North Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA, at 10 AM. Visitation begins at 10 AM. Sandra will be laid to eternal rest at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Mayer Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana. The family is requesting in lieu of flowers to make a donation to trust fund for grandkids at Chase Bank account number: 3865878863.
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    February 20, 2021 | 10:00am
    February 20, 2021 10:00am
    Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and International Shrine of St. Jude
    411 N. Rampart Street
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  • Interment

    Mount Olivet Cemetery
    4000 Norman Meyer
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Janelle Egdorf

Posted at 08:32am
I hadn’t seen Ms Houston in many years, but loved her. She was my teacher at Sherwood Forest, then I ended up teaching there while she was still teaching, so I became her co-worker. Such a wonderful, elegant woman. May her grandkids always remember how incredible she was.

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