In Memory of



Obituary for Irma Tisdale

Funeral services for Irma Newman Tisdale, 94, of Ferriday, LA will be held at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 10AM with Bro. Ben Priest officiating. Interment will follow at South Central Cemetery in Wisner, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.

Irma was born on Wednesday, April 04, 1928 in Wisner, LA and passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a member of Ferriday First Baptist Church. Irma loved a pretty house and yard, and spent time sprucing it up with flowers. More so, Mrs. Irma loved her family and spending time with them. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Walter Tisdale; parents, Nancy Halford Newman and Eugene Newman, Sr.; brothers, Ernest Newman, Eugene Newman, Jr., Percy Newman, and Thomas Newman; and sisters, Etta Newman Hill, Tena Newman Bond, Versie Newman McKnight, and Bobbie Newman Stephens.

Those left to cherish Irma's memories are her son, Daniel Timothy Tisdale; granddaughter, Heather Tisdale Zuccaro & her husband Chris; grandson, Aaron Timothy Tisdale & his wife Amanda; great-granddaughters, Ali Nevaeh Bass, Kaidence Aryana Tisdale, and Arin Preslie Tisdale; brother, John Wesley Newman & his wife Dorothy; and a host of nieces, nephews, and dedicated friends.

Those honoring Irma as pallbearers are James Stephens, Ernie Newman, Scott Boykin, Matt Wilson, Rhett Hill, Blaine Hill, and Jake Lim.

Honorary pallbearers will be Marion Newman, Guy Hill, Tommy Boykin, and Zane Boykin.

The family will receive friends at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 5PM until 8PM.

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