Remembering Eleanor Gandy Terzia

Eleanor Gandy Terzia

Graveside Services for Eleanor Gandy Terzia are scheduled for Saturday, July 1, 2023, 10:00 A.M., at Riverview Cemetery, in Monroe, LA. Rev. John T. Mabray will be officiating the services under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Eleanor was born June 23, 1923, to Robert Wiley Gandy and Ellen Pennfield Gandy, and was the youngest of 5 children.   

Eleanor graduated from Tallulah High.  She attended L.S.U. where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority.  She then returned to Tallulah, graduated from N.L.U., and married her husband on November 9, 1946.

Eleanor was a member of the Thursday Bridge Club.  She also loved playing bridge with her friends at The Bridge House in Monroe.  She lived a wonderful life and was a joy to be around.  Having lived to the age of 100 was a real joy for her.

Eleanor is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Wiley and Ellen Pennfield Gandy; her husband, Leo F. Terzia, Jr.; siblings, Robert Wiley Gandy, Jr., Mary Helen Loe, William Frederick Gandy, and Dr. Thomas Howard Gandy.

She is survived by her two children; Cynthia Le Henderson and husband Ben of Canton, GA, and son, Leo F. Terzia, III (Buddy) and wife Jennifer, of Ruston, LA; grandchildren, Laura Terzia Bankston and husband Matt of Shreveport, LA, and Gregory Bain Terzia and wife Audrey of Choudrant, LA; and six great grandchildren, Addison, Melody, Lola Belle, Olivia, Abby, and Lexie.