Gloria Jean Bang

August 17, 1944 ~ September 13, 2016

Gloria Jean Choate Bang, 72, of Cameron Parish, LA, died at 10:46 AM on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in her daughter’s residence.


Ms. Bang was born August 17, 1944 in Cameron, LA and lived most of her life in Cameron Parish. She loved cooking, sewing and crafts, but her true passion was for her family and her children.


Ms. Bang is survived by her children, Beabe Campbell and husband Frank Goodwin of Picayune, MS, Galene Bang Theriot of DeRidder, LA, Irvin Allen Bang and wife Kay of Lake Charles, LA, Bruce Kyle Bang and wife Julie of Bell City, LA, Ginger Boudoin and husband Terrell of Sweetlake, LA, Estella Marie Bang Mudd of Grand Lake, LA, Desarie Delaine Dixon and husband Samuel James of Lake Charles, and Gloria Ann Bang of Sulphur; brother, Roy Joseph Choate and wife Charlotte of California; sisters, Lorraine Johnson of Grand Lake, LA and Barbara Choate of Iowa, LA; twenty-four grandchildren; and thirty-two great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Eluce Joseph and Lelia Marie Choate; sister, Eula Mae Griffith; and brother, Wilson Choate.


Her graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Sweetlake-Grand Lake Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Her nephew, Ronnie Johnson will officiate.


Donations can be made to the family to help with expenses.

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  1. Stella, Ginger, & Bang families. My thoughts & prayers are with you at this time of terrible heartache. Remember her always in wonderful, happy, healthy times. God bless, Lisa Gaye

  2. I am so sorry to hear if Gloria's passing. We had many laughs together. Bob and I send our heartfelt condolences to the family. Rest in Peace Gloria.

  3. I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Ms. Gloria. I always liked her and she always made me and all the neighborhood kids feel welcome in her home when we were growing up. She will be greatly missed. Rest easy Ms. Gloria. Love, Peanut

  4. We love you grandmaw and all you taught us and all the love you always showed us, Rest Easy, Gone but never forgotten!

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