February 12, 1943 ~ December 12, 2022
Geraldine “Jeri” Lee Sewell Hugunin
Jeri left this earth peacefully on the 12th of December 2022 at the age of 79.
Jeri was born in Indiana in 1943. She married Randell Franklin Chandler and lived in Franklin, Kentucky before moving to Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her two young children in 1969. It was in Baton Rouge where Jeri worked in the trucking industry and raised her children before meeting her next husband William “Bill” R. Hugunin and moving to Walker, Louisiana in 1988.
While living in Walker, Jeri and her husband founded “Whispering Pines Dog Kennel” where they bred German Shepherd dogs for show and sale. Jeri had many pets throughout her lifetime but she loved the German Shepherd dog breed the most.
Jeri is preceded in death by her son, (Cary Wayne Chandler, 1992), father (Clarence Henry Sewell, 1974), mother (Blanche, Beatrice Morris Sewell, 1949), sister (Phyllis Anne Bradbury, 2018), and brother (Donald Kenneth Sewell, 2011). She is survived by her daughter Deborah Lynn Chandler (Fuzhou, Fujian, China), grandson Cary Andrew Chandler, daughter-in-law Destiny Marie Johnson, and great-grandson Arthur Wayne Chandler (Zephyrhills, Florida), grandson Nedal Majed Mohammad (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), and granddaughter Serena Majed Mohammad (Baton Rouge, Louisiana).
A Celebration of Life visitation will be held on 2 January 2022 at Seale Funeral Services located at 1720 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs from 3-4 pm with Celebration of Life services at 4:00pm . Family and friends are welcome.