Lucila Yañez Tisdale
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“I will never forget Lucy's love of life, family,& friends. We always had a grand old time when Joe & Lucy would come see mamma & Daddy down on...Read More »
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“Condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss. Lucy was an amazing, classy & fun loving lady. I will always remember the happy times we had...Read More »
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“We are so sorry for your loss. You mom was a beautiful soul and our prayers are with you all. Love you guysNancy and Boomer ”
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“I was Joe and Lucy's neighbor for 12 years. When I moved next door to them they went out of their way to welcome me and we became close friends. Our...Read More »
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Lucila Yañez Tisdale, 89 years old and a longtime resident of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away on August 18, 2019 at her condominium on Pensacola Beach, Florida.

Lucy was born on Sunday, February 16, 1930 in Donna, Texas. A devoted wife and mother of two daughters, Lucy was a truly selfless individual to countless friends and neighbors throughout her life. In her later years, she was a devoted member of the Cruisin' Cajuns Motor Home Club of Louisiana. She was also an avid gardener who could always be found working on something in her yard.

Surviving are 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Tisdale and Ian Crozier and Debra Tisdale and Michael Foley; 4 grandchildren, Deandra Holcomb (Steve), Jason Sandefur, Bradley Foley (Bianca), and Adam Foley; step grandson, Sean Crozier; 4 great grandchildren, Anthony Satirieon, Tucker Foley, Sawyer Foley, and Hunter Foley; sisters, Yolanda Chapa, Mary Jo Vela, and Tina Acevedo; brother, Daniel Yañez; sister-in-law, Ann Kelley; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.

Lucy is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Tisdale; parents, Estefana Alaniz and Daniel Yañez; and sister, Naomi Lantz.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 9:00 am until the funeral service begins at 11:00 am in the funeral home chapel.

Entombment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Hammond, Louisiana.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society at

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