January 17, 1928 ~ April 27, 2023
Vera Hill McNabb
“A good name is better than precious ointment,
And the day of death than the day of one’s birth;” Ecclesiastes 7:1
Vera was born on January 17, 1928, and since her birth she surrounded herself with those she held dear to her heart including her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. On April 27, 2023, in the comfort of her home and surrounded by family and friends, Vera passed peacefully into her Savior’s loving arms.
Vera was a life-long member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Bayou Barbary where she also served at the church as a Sunday School teacher for many years. Her heart’s desire was for everyone to know the love and grace of her Lord and Savior. Vera also worked as a seamstress at Neese Industries for over ten years as well as helping her husband with their poultry farm.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, 21949 Louisiana Highway 444, Livingston, beginning at 1:00pm. Rev. Paul Taylor will conduct funeral services at 4:00pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery,
Vera married Milton McNabb and shared a solid Christian marriage for 71 years until he made his way Home with the Lord in 2018.
Vera had a green thumb and loved to spend time in her vegetable gardens and flower beds. She loved to work with her hands and was very passionate about spending time with her daughters and grandchildren. If you ever stopped by for a visit, Vera always offered to feed you and would put on a pot of coffee to share. One of her enjoyments in life included taking trips with her husband, her children and exploring the mountains of Tennessee.
Vera is survived by her daughters Linda (Reed) Salassi and Rita Duffy; Grandchildren Nicole (Tommy) Lake, Corey (Julie) Duffy, Gawain (Becky) Salassi, Leah (Gary) White, and Garret (Christy) Salassi; Great Grandchildren: Nicolette Lake, Gawain Salassi Jr., Emma (Jerry) Knight, Gavin (Catherine) Lake, Rachel Salassi, Jacob Duffy, Logan Salassi, Gary White III, Kayleigh White, Allie White, Gabriel Jones, Kendall Salassi, and Grayson Salassi; and Great Great Granddaughter Alice Salassi; sisters Latrice Clark and Joyce Hardy and brother Huey Hill; and many nieces and nephews.
Vera was preceded in death by her husband Milton McNabb; parents Jesse and Evelyn Hill; sister Inez Landry and brother Vivin Hill.
Pallbearers are Gawain Salassi Jr., Gavin Lake, Jacob Duffy, Logan Salassi, Gary White III and Gabriel Jones. Honorary Pallbearers are Corey Duffy, Gawain Salassi Sr. and Garret Salassi.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Pinnacle Hospice for the care given to our mother. A very special thank you also to her nurses Amanda, Kerri and Crystal and her aide Leona for their dedication to giving her the best care they could offer and to her great friend Judy Baldwin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Jerusalem Prayer Team Ministry @jerusalemprayerteam.org. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com