( May 30, 1930 - July 03, 2018 )
Nell Rose Wilkinson Andrews, 88, died Tuesday, July 3 in Denton, Texas, where she resided for 20 years. She was a retired teacher, having coached and taught in Ascension Parish high schools for more than 30 years. A native of Walker, Louisiana, she was raised in Denham Springs. She graduated from Denham Springs High School and Louisiana State University. She began her education career as a girls’ basketball and softball coach at Gonzales High School and was on the founding faculty of East Ascension High School in 1966. She was a long-time member of the Gonzales United Methodist Church, active in the music program and the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Baton Rouge Womens’ Music Club Chorus. Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 West New River St., Gonzales, LA on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Graveside service to follow in the chapel in the mausoleum at Roselawn Memorial Park, 4045 North St., Baton Rouge, LA at 12:30 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Glenn L. Andrews of Gonzales, Louisiana; her parents, Rex V. and Carrie Belle Milton Wilkinson of Walker; her sister Barbara Del Hill of Denham Springs; and her daughter-in-law Eileen M. Andrews of Metairie, Louisiana. She is survived by her children, Valerie J. Andrews of Metairie; Scott (Patricia) Andrews of Denton; Victor Andrews of Metairie; and Glenn (Casandra) Andrews of Irvington, Alabama. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Bonnie Andrews (Galen) Cook of Denton; Navy Lt. Kathleen Andrews of Trecastagni, Italy; Soren Andrews of Denton; Caroline Andrews of Metairie; and Joseph and Emily Rose Andrews of Irvington. Her surviving sisters are Jimmie Lee (James) DeLaune and the Rev. Alice W. Story of Denham Springs; and Connie (Larry) Glover of Walker. She is also survived by her brother-in-law Bobby Hill of Denham Springs and preceded in death by her brother-in-law Jack V. Story.
Valerie, Your mom was one of my favorite adults at EA. Not only was she a great teacher but she helped us through those rough years in the early 70's. With her it was all going to be all right, just do your work. No matter what was going on around us. So sorry for your loss . patsy
Patsy Knight MeadesPrairieville, LA
My sincerest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your Mother. May the Lord give you comfort and strength during this difficult time. Wayne
Wayne ChristenberryNew Orleans, LA