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Gazetta Neyra

August 18, 1961 — July 13, 2019

Gazetta Lou Johnson Neyra, 57, of Owensboro passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at her home. Gazetta was born on August 18, 1961, in Riverside, CA. to the late Louis Bushrod Woods and Eloise Gaylee Purcell Woods. She was employed as an Occupational Therapist Assistant at Fordsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses faith.

She enjoyed singing, dancing, skating, sports, and preaching the good news, she loved the Spanish community and speaking Spanish, but most of all she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her husband, Orlando Neyra; a daughter, Jasmine Johnson; and her sister, Yvonne Woods.

She is survived by her children, Brianne (Michael) Crockett, Jamin (Randi) Johnson, Gazelle (Curtis) Leon, Telem Johnson, Aija Johnson, Pelaiah (Michael) Barner, Elioenai Johnson and Lastira Johnson; grandchildren, Tevin, Jade, Devaughn, Jaylen, Asarel, Melech, Jalana, Darius, Hitomi, Kaedin, Aquila, Heru, Ja’Kira, Jalilah, Jaziah, Malayah, Miyae, Zahaid, Kailex; and one brother, Glenn (Jeanine) Woods; nieces, Destiny Woods and Geri (Andre) Davis.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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