Dennis Trepagnier
B: 1952-10-04
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Trepagnier, Dennis
Barbara Strong
B: 1940-12-15
D: 2018-02-17
View Details
Strong, Barbara
Henry Clark
B: 1942-10-12
D: 2018-02-03
View Details
Clark, Henry
Willie Mae Smith
B: 1941-06-01
D: 2018-01-29
View Details
Smith, Willie Mae
Paul Schnyder
B: 1939-06-25
D: 2018-01-27
View Details
Schnyder, Paul
Dianne Bazile
B: 1947-05-24
D: 2018-01-22
View Details
Bazile, Dianne
Avis Jessie
B: 1948-07-26
D: 2018-01-20
View Details
Jessie, Avis
Shirley Bland
B: 1950-08-15
D: 2018-01-20
View Details
Bland, Shirley
Rudolph Sorrell
B: 1936-08-27
D: 2018-01-17
View Details
Sorrell, Rudolph
Augustine Fields
B: 1944-04-16
D: 2018-01-06
View Details
Fields, Augustine
Dardnella Clark
B: 1954-12-29
D: 2018-01-05
View Details
Clark, Dardnella
August Turner
B: 1968-11-02
D: 2018-01-02
View Details
Turner, August
Juanita Grimes
B: 1939-02-01
D: 2018-01-01
View Details
Grimes, Juanita
Lennard Butler
B: 1934-04-09
D: 2017-12-31
View Details
Butler, Lennard
Glenn Mogilles
B: 1950-08-08
D: 2017-12-30
View Details
Mogilles, Glenn
Felmon Bethancourt
B: 1936-10-12
D: 2017-12-29
View Details
Bethancourt, Felmon
Jacqueline Oubre
B: 1951-12-19
D: 2017-12-28
View Details
Oubre, Jacqueline
Rosa Lee Priestley
B: 1952-04-01
D: 2017-12-27
View Details
Priestley, Rosa Lee
Charles Harris
B: 1939-01-28
D: 2017-12-25
View Details
Harris, Charles
Norris Pillette
B: 1952-11-24
D: 2017-12-25
View Details
Pillette, Norris
Malcolm August
B: 1967-03-25
D: 2017-12-21
View Details
August, Malcolm


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
315 E Airline Hwy
Gramercy, LA 70052
Phone: 225.258.4039
Fax: 225.258.4041

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of MELBA CELESTIN can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle


Melba Marie Celestin was born on July 14, 1957 to the late Eunice Smith Celestin and Overton Jones of Vacherie, LA. Melba entered eternal rest on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 60yrs. Many friends and family members loved Melba. She was a kind and loving person to all. She touched a lot of lives and will be greatly missed. Her 60yrs on this earth was a generous blessing.
Melba leaves to cherish her memories, her beloved friend George Simon; her children: Brandy Guest(Tremayne), Keri Bannister, John Ambrose(Trenell), and Tredell Celestin; her siblings: Eunice Edwards, Edith Sears, Gerald Smith, Overton”June”, Owen”Michael”, and Gregory Celestin; her grandchildren: Kiamonte, Jarius, Jyrin and Kailynn Bannister; Lily Guest; John Jr. and Juan Ambrose; her God-child Tahira Melancon Howard; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Melba was preceded in death by her father, Overton Jones, mother Eunice Celestin, sister and best friend Margaret Stewart, sister Leona Washington, nephew Leo Wayne Diggs, great niece Sky Sears, great nephew Jenson Washington, and great great niece and nephew Riley and Ricky Washington Jr.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from First Baptist Church of Vacherie, 1244 Magnolia Heights St. Vacherie, LA 70090; Pastor Johnnie B. Magee, Jr. Officiant. Visitation begins at 9:00am followed by service at 11:00am. Interment church cemetery. Treasures of Life Funeral Services are entrusted with her final care. 315 E. Airline Hwy, Gramercy, LA 70052. 225-258-4039.
“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!”
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories