Funeral services for Daniel Augustine. of Marksville will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at Starlight Baptist Church in Hickory Hill. Burial will take place in the church cemetery.
On June 20, 2019, Daniel Augustine ended a life well fought. On June 20, 2019, the
death angel appeared and took our beloved husband, father, and grandfather
home. Deacon Daniel Augustine took his wings to heaven and left and departed
from Avoyelles Hospital at 9:15 a.m.
On March 25, 1943, Daniel was born to the union of Louis Augustine and Fredna
Ford. He was baptized and became a member of the Starlight Baptist Church at an
early age under the leadership of Pastor C. Johnson. He served in the brotherhood,
usher board, deacon board and as the male choir director for many years. He was
an active member of the Pride of Marksville (Lodge #89) where he served as
Chaplain faithfully until his health began to fail.
Deacon Daniel received a certification from the Associate General Contractors of
America for Farm Settlers Highway / Bridge Concrete Finisher, and worked for TLJ
Co. for many years. He later went to work for James Bordelon Construction who
became a true brother and friend until his retirement.
He was preceded in death by (4) sisters; Follette Augustine, Ella Dee Sampson,
Beada Thomas and Gilda Jean Frank, 2 great grandchildren; Ashton Jacobs and
Bailey Yvonne Simpson.
On September 26. 1964, Daniel Augustine was united in holy matrimony to
Theresa Mae Lewis, and to this union, 6 beautiful daughters were born, Veronica,
Debra, Fredna, Amanda, Christina, and Daniell.
Daniel leaves to cherish his memories and carry his legacy, his beloved of 54
years, Theresa Lewis Augustine; daughters, Veronica (Durwin Martin Sr.) of
Marksville, La., Debra (Milbert Coleman) of Bunkie, La., Fredna Prevot of Marksville,
La., Amanda Murray of Mansura, La., Minister Christina (Pastor Frank Todd Sr.) of
Winnfield, La., Daniell (Troy Phillips) of Cottonport, La. (1) brother; Frank
Augustine Sr. of Marksville, La. (1) Step-brother; Chaft Frank Jr. a host of sister in
laws, and brother in laws, (19) grandchildren; Ashley, Kimberly, Courtney (Justin),
Jasmine (Fitzgerald), Durwin Jr. (Rashonda), Nicholus (Daneshia), De'Layma,
Zacchaeus Trey (Natalie), Rachel (Ron), Jamie (Kamal), Kayla (Travis), Francona Jr.
(Jaekejthra), Romeo, Daniel Deandre, Arnold Jr., Sharonda, Wynetha, Olajuwon, and
Kone Kone; (19) great grandchildren; Aiden, Kyran, Kingston, Aniyah, Chavez Jr.,
Avery, Arayah, Ariel, Avani, Jaylon, Nicholus Jr., Alivia, De'Zarian, De'Jon, Nila,
Adrian, I'brie, Carter, Jaylon, (l) brother in law; Otis Sampson Sr, (12) Godchildren,
special friends, Mr. & Mrs. Howard Jones, Amanda Wilmer, Dionne Lair, Irma Jones,
Maudrey Guidry, Irene Guilbcaux and their families, and a host of nieces, nephews,
relatives, and friends.
Visitation will begin 8:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at Starlight Baptist Church in Hickory Hill.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.escudefuneralhome.com.
Escude Funeral Home of Mansura, 552 Front St. Cottonport, LA 71327 (318-964-2324) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.