Funeral services for Nell Fox Platt were held at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church in Mansfield, LA on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. with The Right Reverend Charles E. Jenkins, D.D. officiating. Family received friends for visitation at the parish hall on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Interment was held at Grand Cane Cemetery in Grand Cane, LA.

Nell was born on August 27, 1926 in Ruston, Louisiana to Lawrence J. Fox and Ina Shepherd Fox. She entered into rest on September 29, 2019 in Mansfield, Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Walter C. Platt D.D.S., parents, brother, Larry Fox and grandson, Scott Radford.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her son, Dr. Walter S. Platt D.D.S. & wife Kay of Baton Rouge, LA, daughters, Allyson E. Menefee & husband Tandy of ElDorado, AR, Ninette P. Russell & husband John of Grand Cane, LA, Mary Margaret Radford of Mansfield, LA, sisters, Lucille Fox Jones of Baton Rouge, LA, Kathryn Fox Allen of Colorado Springs, CO, grandchildren, Chuck Menefee, Courtney Menefee, Jodie Legendre & husband Steve, Rodney Cobb & wife Mary Vay, Joshua Platt, Jaimee Platt, Katie Hebert & husband John, Brad Radford and 12 greatgrandchildren.

Nell was active in the hospital auxiliary and the Episcopal community of women at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church. In her younger years she was an avid tennis player. She also enjoyed playing bridge and dancing. Nell was probably best known as always having a positive attitude and being able to laugh no matter what the situation.

Pallbearers for Mrs. Platt will be her grandsons, Chuck Menefee, Courtney Menefee, Rodney F. Cobb, Joshua Platt, Brad Radford and Steve Legendre. Honorary pallbearers will be Grant Russell and Jordan Russell.

A special thanks to our mother’s caregivers Lora Duncan, Carrie Page, Doris Fant and Superior Hospice.

Memorials may be made to Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, 401 Washington Avenue Mansfield, LA. 71052.

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