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Cleveland Lonzo

August 4, 1950 — November 10, 2020


Visitation for Cleveland Lonzo of Evergreen will begin at 1:00pm until 2:00pm on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Escude Funeral Home in Cottonport. Burial will follow immediately after at Magnolia Baptist Cemetery in Evergreen.

Cleveland Lonzo, age 70, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home in Evergreen. He was a hardworking man during his lifetime, having worked for Haas Investment Company, Holsom Bread Company, Allen Canning Company, and scaling ships down in New Orleans. Mr. Cleveland lived a quiet, calm, and humble lifestyle. In his spare time, he was caring for his dogs and chickens and sometimes doing landscape work or fixing a lawnmower for a friend. Overall, Cleveland was a loving husband and loving family man and he will be dearly missed.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 15 years, Debra Lonzo of Evergreen; daughters, Mosheika Johnson and April Johnson both of Evergreen; sons, Malcolm Specks of Tyler, TX, James Specks of San Antonio, TX, and Brian Johnson of Marksville; his brother, Stanley Lonzo, Jr. of Cottonport; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Lonzo, Sr. and Orelia Lindsey Lonzo; and his sister, Doretha Petite.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home in Cottonport (318-964-2324).

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Escude Funeral Home of Cottonport

554 Front St, Cottonport, LA 71327

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