Graveside services for Mrs. Rosemary Marzula Fowlkes, 95, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday May 19, 2022, at St. Paschal Catholic Cemetery with Rev. Pike Thomas officiating, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 10:50 AM at Mulhearn Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fowlkes was born in Shreveport, LA on August 2, 1926, and died May 16, 2022. Mrs. Rosemary was a resident of West Monroe since she was 7 years old and was present at the first mass of St. Paschal Catholic Church. At St. Paschal, she served as a member of the Altar Society and was devoted to her church family. She worked for 32 years at Monroe Building and Loan/Pelican Homestead serving in many capacities. She loved her customers! Rosemary was also a past member of the Quota Club, LaTuterillia Book Club, The Camellia Society and was a diplomat for the West Monroe/West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce. Family, church, Dixie Youth Baseball and the West Monroe Rebels were some of her passions. Mrs. Rosemary never met a stranger…..because surely you were related to someone she knew!
She was married to the love of her life, Robert William Fowlkes, Sr. for 57 years. He preceded her in death in 2006, along with her sister, Constance Buccola, and brothers, Sam Marzula, Vincent Marzula, and Joseph Marzula.
Mrs. Fowlkes is survived by her two sons, Robert William Fowlkes, Jr. and wife, Pam, and David Fowlkes and wife, Dawn; grandchildren, Dr. Justin Fowlkes, Hunter Fowlkes, Natalie Moore, Lauren Rosendahl, and David Miller; great grandchildren, Rose Fowlkes, Garrison Land, Reese Rosendahl, Jack Rosendahl, and Ryan Moore. Siblings left to cherish her memory are Theresa Massey and John Marzula; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Justin Fowlkes, Hunter Fowlkes, Buddy Bennett, Michael Massey, Jeff Marzula, and David Miller.
Memorials may be made to St. Paschal Catholic Church 711 North Seventh St. West Monroe, LA 71291
Our Mother had a great life!
The family would like to thank our “Angels on Earth” Roxi Marsh, Hazel Gordon, and Jena Henderson who helped Mrs. Rosemary for the past four years at her home. Much appreciation to Ascend Hospice and Arbor Lake Nursing Home in Farmerville, LA. We could not done it without ya’ll.
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA