Eunice Marie Roth Persick

Published 10:00 pm Monday, April 15, 2019

Eunice Marie Roth Persick, 95, of Baker, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Brookhaven, Mississippi.

She was born Aug. 21, 1923, to Agnes Greely Roth and Louis Boissac Roth Sr. She was a graduate of Istrouma High School. She was married to Julius John Persick Jr. March 28, 1943, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and aunt. Her favorite pastime was watching her grandkids playing various sports.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

She is survived by her daughters, Evelyn Efferson (Carroll), Julie Persick McCulloch, Patti Alderman (Tommy); nine grandchildren, Rusty Efferson (Charmaine), Leslie Yellott (Robbie), Steve Efferson (Katie), Jamie Berthelot (Steve), Matt McCulloch (Sagan), Cameron Alderman, Chelsea Alderman Chaves (Guillermo), Carlianne Alderman and Cory J Alderman (Kayla); 10 great-grandchildren, Brandon Efferson (Elise), Brooke Efferson Simon (Micah), Kaitlin Dilworth, Lance, Riley and Blake Efferson, Tre’ and Brock Berthelot, Mia McCulloch, and Tomas Chaves; three great-great-grandchildren, Irene and Brand Efferson, and Parker Simon; brothers, Louis Roth (Margaret), Jimmy Roth (Myrtle); sisters, Rita McKee (Robert), Rosemary Lawless, and Bunny Roth; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband Julius John Persick Jr., her parents, Louis and Agnes Roth, sisters Melanie Roth and Sally Delatte and her dear friend and sister-in-law Edith Morgan.

Eunice was more affectionately known to her sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews as Noonie or Aunt Eunice. At her request she was lovingly called “Maw Maw Fat” by her grandchildren and the majority of others who knew and loved her.

Visitation is today, April 16, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., with funeral service at 10 a.m. at Baker Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Baker, Louisiana.

Pallbearers are Rusty Efferson, Steve Efferson, Tre’ Berthelot, Matt McCulloch, Cameron Alderman and Cory Alderman.

Arrangements are by Riverwood Family in Brookhaven.