Bertha “Bert” Mae Blair Warren Tassin, 91, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Old Jefferson Community Care Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was born Friday, December 21, 1928, in Simpson County, Mississippi.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.
A graveside funeral service was held Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. at Magee City Cemetery in Magee. The burial followed in Magee City Cemetery. Bro. Trent Sullivan officiated. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee handled arrangements (601) 849-5031.
Mrs. Tassin was a former resident of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Prairieville, LA, and a native of Magee, MS. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church and a retired Orleans Parish School System employee. She dearly loved family and spending time with them. Granny Bert, you are so loved and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Rev. E.L. Warren; parents, Estus Thomas and Jennie Kay Smith Blair; six brothers, Hollis, Curtis, Berry, Clifton, E.T. and Pete Blair; three sisters, Ethel Welch, Tressie Mott, and Ora Lee Bynum.
Survivors include one son, Ron Warren of Kenner, LA; one daughter, Ginger Cameron and husband Jack of Gonzales, LA; one grandson, Jeremy Cameron (Christi) of Gonzales, LA; one granddaughter, Melissa McDaniel (Scott) of Watson, LA; four great-grandchildren, Bryton Cameron, Brailyn Cameron, Brenlyn McDaniel, and Kamryn McDaniel; one brother, Liston Blair; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jack Cameron, Jeremy Cameron, Bryton Cameron, Scott McDaniel, Neil Blair, and Don Duke. Honorary pallbearer was Liston Blair.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.colonialchapelmageemendenhall.com