2023ObituariesElizabeth “Janice” Stafford Sherwood

February 15, 2023by SealeUser2

July 26, 1938 – February 13, 2023


Janice Elizabeth (Stafford) Sherwood was born on July 26, 1938. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on February 13, 2023. She was a lifelong resident of Livingston Parish and enjoyed large family gatherings. She was married to her childhood sweetheart, Earl Sherwood for 57 years and a devoted mother to 4 children. She was an excellent cook and nothing gave her more joy than preparing a large country meal for her loved ones. She worked at Don Avenue Baptist Church Daycare and Preschool for 25 years as a teacher and loving mentor to countless children. She often saw former students and loved catching up on their lives. We know she is now rejoicing with daddy and their loyal companion, Murphy in Heaven.

She is survived by her children Kavin Sherwood (Cindi), Karen Gazzea (Dennis), Kristi Wiesen, and Kelli Walker; Eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and two great- great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers are grandsons Chad Sherwood, Derek Evans, Tristan Gazzea, Kevin Wiesen, and Brant Walker and great-grandson, Coby Sherwood. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs, LA on Friday, February, 17 at 1:00 pm, with services beginning at  3:00pm. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park located directly behind Seale Funeral Home..




  • Paul Golmon

    February 16, 2023 at 11:48 pm

    What a beautiful lady she was. Always had kind words and a smile. I know she will be missed.


  • Dimple Lawrence

    February 15, 2023 at 10:48 pm

    Loved Mrs Sherwood. She is now with the man who adored her. Prayers to the family.


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