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Obituaries for May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.


Lola Jeanne Mooney Rothell, 57, most recently of Superior, Colorado, passed away at home on May 5, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving family and her partner, Matthew Lewis Reddick.

Lola was born in Palacios, Texas, to Edward Lane ‘Bo’ and Betty Ruth Mooney on September 18, 1963. She attended school in Magnolia, Arkansas and graduated from Northwestern State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 years in Louisiana.

The compassion and kindness that she had for patients carried over to her personal life. Her family and friends were blessed by her generous spirit. Lola loved adventure and traveling, and made friends wherever she went as she was accepting of all.

Lola Jeanne Mooney was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Betty Mooney, brother Frank Alan Mooney, and sister Nell Marie Mooney. She is survived by her son, Elijah Lane Rothell; daughter, Shylar Renee Rothell; step-son, Jason Rothell; brother and sister-in-law, Edward Robert and Katherine Mooney; sister Carla Taliaferro; brother and sister-in-law James Raleigh and Lucy Mooney; sister and sister-in-law Anne Mooney and Lynn Pricer; nieces Bettie Jean Mooney, Melissa Bailey, Anne Lewis; nephews Edward Lane Mooney, Caleb Robert Mooney, Kyle Edward Mooney, Alan Mooney, Jimmy Mooney, Frank Mooney; several great nieces and nephews, and many other family and friends.

A memorial stone will be placed at the Mt. Pisgah cemetery in Emerson, Arkansas, where her parents are laid to rest. The family of Lola Jeanne wish to extend sincere thanks to the many friends that continued to pray, and give encouragement and support during her battle.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Annie & Millie’s Place at If you would like to offer your condolences, please visit


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