In Memory of




Obituary for Jacquelyn Santa Cruz

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021. Jacquelyn passed away at the age of 73. Beloved mother of three sons; grandmother of five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Jackie was born on May 1, 1948 in New Orleans, LA to the late Theresa Taylor Mackey and Louis Mackey, Jr. She was a graduate of Joseph S. Clark High School Class of 1966 and was employed by the City of New Orleans for 30 Years. Jackie leaves to cherish precious memories, her children, Dwayne (Darla), Walter (Tamika) and Travis (Ryan); five grandchildren, Tristan, Tyrone, Cairon, Travis, Jr. and London; two bonus grandchildren, De'Jon and Kendall Thomas; one great grandchild, Preston and seven bonus great grandchildren. Also survived by siblings, Marion, Cleo, Catherine, Bernetta, Jeanetta, Sandra, Dorelia and Louis "Boogie." In addition to her parents, Jackie was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter Santa Cruz, Jr; brothers, Larry and Raymond, Mackey, Sr; seven nephews, two nieces and one great nephew. A Celebration service honoring the life of the late Jacquelyn Santa Cruz will be held at True Vine Baptist Church , 2008 Marigny Street, New Orleans, LA 70117 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 10 am, Rev. Dr. Donald C. Jeanjacques, Sr., Officiating. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery & Mausoleum 4000 Norman Mayer Ave., New Orleans, LA 70122.