Man, 87, dies from injuries sustained during tornado

Man, 87, dies from injuries sustained during tornado
Ira Jefferson, 87, dies from injuries sustained during EF2 tornado (Source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office)

BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed a third death related to the EF2 tornado that ripped through Haughton early Saturday.

Ira Jefferson, 87, had been hospitalized for the last few days. His great-grandson informed the office that he passed away Tuesday evening.

He also said his great-grandfather served his country in the Army and was a man who loved the Lord.

His funeral arrangements are pending.

The GoFund me was set up by Elizabeth Sims, with a goal of $15,000.
The GoFund me was set up by Elizabeth Sims, with a goal of $15,000. (Source: ELIZABETH SIMS-KSLA)

The memorial service for the Franks will take place Wednesday, Jan. 15, at First Baptist Church in Haughton.

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