Julia Phillips Rossett

February 20, 1928 ~ March 17, 2024

Julia Faye Phillips Rossett, 96, of Ragley passed away at 7:25 AM on Sunday, March 17, 2024 in a Deridder nursing home.

Mrs. Rossett was born on February 20, 1928 in McAllister, OK and resided in Shreveport before moving to Ragley where she spent most of her life. She was a lifelong dedicated member of First Baptist Church of Gillis where she taught Sunday school for many years. Mrs. Rossett also belonged to the Eastern Star of Shriner’s.

She took pleasure in painting, gardening, reading, and cooking but the most important thing in her life was being the foundation of her family.

Those left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Jeanne Darbonne of Ragley; brother, Donnie Phillips of Arkansas; grandchildren, Joe Honshul of Ragley, Miranda Honshul (Rafelito Quinones) of Lake Charles; and Stephanie Higginbotham of Dequincy; and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, M.L. Rossett; parents, Beaulah and L.C. Phillips; daughter, Raynell Rossett; son, Rex Rossett; siblings, Harry and Pat Phillips; grandson, Bryan Honshul; and great granddaughter, Ashlea Richard.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the First Baptist Church of Gillis. Rev. Glen George will officiate. The burial will be in Squyres-Risinger Memorial Park under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will begin in the church at 11:00 AM and continue until the start of the service.


Visitation: Saturday, March 23, 2024
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Gillis Baptist Church
678 Topsy Road
Lake Charles, LA 70611

Funeral Service: Saturday, March 23, 2024
1:00 pm

Gillis Baptist Church
678 Topsy Road
Lake Charles, LA 70611

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  1. Candle 1Mrs.Julia was and will always be a special part of not only our church family but my personal family. She was a faithful servant of the Lordand dedicated prayer warrior. We rejoice in knowing she is with her Lord. Prayers for Jeanne and all the grandchildren she loved so much.

  2. Julia was such a special person to me and my Mom., as well as FBC of Gillis. Her presence lightened up a room and she will be missed. Much love and prayers for Jeanne and the rest of the family.

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