In Memory of




Obituary for Ida Mae Wiltz-Jackson

Ida Mae Wiltz Jackson, a native of Wallace, Louisiana but resided in Los Angeles, California, at the graceful age of 84 peaceful entered eternal life, on February 16, 2020.

She was born on August 6, 1935 in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Adlus Wiltz, Sr. and Leabora Clark Wiltz. The eldest of seven children. Ida was baptized and made her Holy Communion and Confirmation at St. Philips Catholic Church in Vacherie, Louisiana. She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late James Jackson.

She leaves to cherish her memory daughter, Venessa Maiden; son-in-law Eugene, her two son Vernon Muhammad and Tracy Evans; her 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren, her brother Melvin and sister Eunice Wiltz, a host of loving and caring nieces, nephews and cousins.

She graduated from Second Ward High School in 1955.

She was a faithful member of St. Brigid Catholic Church, for over 30 years where she served several ministries.

Ida is preceded in death by her husbands, Vernon Evans Sr. and James Jackson Jr., her parent, Adlus Sr., and Leabora Clark Wiltz, her siblings, Adlus Wiltz Jr., Velma Dumas, Doris Frazier and Clinton Wiltz.

There will be a private grave site memorial and entombment on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at St. Philip Catholic Church in Vacherie, Louisiana. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 East Airline Highway, Gramercy, Louisiana.

“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!”