Celebrating the life of Britney Gary - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Celebrating the life of Britney Gary

Posted: Updated:
  • More Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Family united with old family photos

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:53:17 GMT
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
    A Lake Charles man, Rick Buller, found old photo wheels with picture slides where his aunt works, Brussard Gregg and Neal Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Lake Charles. These photos became a mission for him to find out whose they were.More >>
  • Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Authorities investigating St. Mary Drive shooting

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:15:10 GMT
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
    Authorities are investigating a Sunday shooting in the 1300 block of St. Mary Drive in Lake Charles.More >>
  • AAR signs deal with major company

    AAR signs deal with major company

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:40:46 GMT
    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months. More >>
    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months.  More >>

By Amanda Ward - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Jeff Davis community gathered at Mathews and Son funeral home in Jennings Saturday to celebrate the life of Britney Gary; a life cut short in a mysterious string of homicides. But it's not a day of mourning; it's a celebration of a beautiful soul.

"I don't want people to think about how she left us, but what she was like when she was here," said Velvet Gary, Britney's sister.

"She loved baby dolls. At 16 years old, that's what she wanted for Christmas. One of the wreaths my sister made has a baby doll on it," said Britney's aunt, Vanessa Cox.

"It's hard. But, we're just sitting back and watching the slideshows of Britney," Vanessa added.

"What I remember most about my sister is playing with her long curly hair. How she used to smile all the time, and laugh. We were always together," said Velvet.

The funeral is set for Sunday at 3pm at Matthews and Son Funeral home in Jennings.

Powered by WorldNow