Jerrie Mathis Larkin

October 29, 1943 ~ February 20, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old


Jerrie Mathis Larkin, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, in New Orleans, LA. Jerrie was born to parents Elmer and Ruth Mathis on October 29, 1943, in Greer, SC, where Jerrie grew up and attended high school. She moved to New Orleans as a young adult before moving to other states with her husband, Frank Larkin, and eventually back to New Orleans where they lived for most of their life and called home.  Jerrie obtained her RN and dedicated her career to nursing at the Ochsner Medical Hospital in New Orleans. Jerrie and Frank remained actively involved in New Orleans culture, always undertaking life to the fullest. They were also lifelong fans of Texas A&M University.  Throughout her life, Jerrie maintained strong ties with her family, extended family, and lifelong friends, past and present.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and grandson, James Himbert. Jerrie is survived by her brothers, Steve Mathis and John Mathis; daughters, Ruth Himbert and Martha Sandidge; grandchildren, Sarah Himbert, Lindley Sandidge and Reed Sandidge; and her extended family and friends. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 2, at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St. New Orleans, La 70118.

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March 2, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home
3827 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119


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