Funeral services for Eldon Joseph Batiste, Sr. will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 beginning at 11:00am at Escude’ Funeral Home in Mansura.
Mr. Batiste, 72, resident of Mansura passed away on October 9, 2017 in Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nelson and Evelyn (Simon) Batiste; sister, Shirley Rava; brother, Raymond Batiste.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 48 years Eula Mae (Augustine) Batiste of Mansura; daughters, Linda Batiste of Baton Rouge, Helen B. Shepard of Atlanta, Ga.; son, Elton Batiste, Jr of Baton Rouge; sisters, Gloria Andrew of Marksville, Jacqueline Batiste of New Orleans, Juliette Batiste of Marksville; brothers, Russell Batiste of California, Martin Batiste of California, and Bruce Batiste of Germany; and six grandchildren.
We wanted to express our condolences to the Batiste's family during this difficult time. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Ray & Tracy BerrySlidell, LA
My thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathy
Calvin JonesBaton Rouge, LA
Was a great father n law. May he rest in peace and peace for the family
Hillary GonzalesVermillion, LA