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Shirley Porterie

October 13, 1949 — January 4, 2023

Marksville

Funeral service for Shirley Mae Desselle Porterie of Marksville will begin at 11:00am on Friday, January 13, 2023 at St. John Community Church Baptist in Marksville with Rev. Charles Guillory officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Community Baptist Church Cemetery in Marksville.

Shirley Mae Porterie, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Colonial Nursing Home in Marksville.

Those left to cherish her memory are her; nieces, Lora Desselle of Marksville, Valerie Desselle of Marksville, and Patricia Desselle of Evergreen; nephews, Don Craig of Marksville, Tory Lee Desselle of Marksville, Paul Desselle of Ville Platte; half-sisters, Linda Francisco of Marksville, Susan Simon of Marksville, Dorothy Jones of Dallas, TX, Tina Ballard of MI, Nina Desselle of MI, and Sadie Mae Desselle of MI; and half-brother, Roger Desselle of Baton Rouge; her godchildren, Emeric Jacobs (Patricia), Sterling Jacobs, Jr., and Irvin Jacobs.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonis Desselle & Celine Francisco Desselle; her husband, James Porterie; one brother, and two sisters.

Visitation will begin at 9:00am until 11:00am on Friday, January 13, 2023 at St. John Community Church Baptist in Marksville.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350.

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Visitation

Friday, January 13, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John Community Church-Baptist

531 St John, Marksville, LA 71351

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 13, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John Community Church-Baptist

531 St John, Marksville, LA 71351

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