Lou Ella Suire Pesson

March 16, 1930January 7, 2021

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Lou Ella Suire Sherman Pesson, age 90, at 11:00 am Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr. Buddy Breaux officiating. Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Mausoleum.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home on Monday from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Tuesday at 8:00 am until 10:30 am.

Mrs. Pesson passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at her residence, peacefully after a long and courageous battle.

Mrs. Pesson was the matriarch of her family and the pride she held for her family was undeniable. She had many life experiences and traveled many places that most only dream of. Family and friends will cherish the many memories of her as wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, religion teacher and librarian.

She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Rodney Sherman and wife Lisa; Reed Sherman and wife Cynthia; Craig Sherman and wife Iris; her grandchildren, Faith Borel and Kevin; Jennifer LeMaire and Jaque; Jon-Paul Sherman and Christina; Coby Sherman; Grant Sherman and Ashley; Dana Broussard and PJ; Devon Sherman; Emilie Sherman; Robert Sherman; Daniel Ready; Drew Sherman; Brock Sherman and Quentin Sherman; thirty one great grandchildren and ten great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, OJ Sherman; second husband, Ray Pesson; one son, Charles Sherman; daughter in law, Kathy Sherman and one granddaughter, Brittany Sherman.

Pallbearers will be Faith Borel, Jon Paul Sherman, Coby Sherman, Grant Sherman, Devon Sherman, Robert Sherman, Drew Sherman, Daniel Ready, Brock Sherman and Quentin Sherman.

The family would like to thank Amedisys Home Health Care and Hospice for the care they provided and her adoring granddaughters, Faith Borel, Emilie Sherman, Amber Borel and Chelsie Burke who cared for their Granny.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Rodney Sherman (Lisa), Son
  • Reed Sherman (Cynthia), Son
  • Craig Sherman (Iris), Son
  • Faith Borel (Kevin), Grandchild
  • Jennifer LeMaire (Jaque), Grandchild
  • Jon-Paul Sherman (Christina), Grandchild
  • Coby Sherman, Grandchild
  • Grant Sherman (Ashley), Grandchild
  • Dana Broussard (PJ), Grandchild
  • Devon Sherman, Grandchild
  • Emilie Sherman, Grandchild
  • Robert Sherman, Grandchild
  • Daniel Ready, Grandchild
  • Drew Sherman, Grandchild
  • Brock Sherman, Grandchild
  • Quentin Sherman, Grandchild
  • OJ Sherman, Husband of 1st marriage (deceased)
  • Ray Pesson, Husband of 2nd marriage (deceased)
  • Charles Sherman, Son (deceased)
  • Kathy Sherman, Daughter-in-law (deceased)
  • Brittany Sherman, Granddaughter (deceased)

  • Faith Borel
  • Jon Paul Sherman
  • Coby Sherman
  • Grant Sherman
  • Devon Sherman
  • Robert Sherman
  • Drew Sherman
  • Daniel Ready
  • Brock Sherman
  • Quentin Sherman


  • Visitation

    Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Rosary

    Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  • A Mass of Christian Burial

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021


Lou Ella Suire Pesson

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Lucille Colomb

January 10, 2021

My deepest sympathy to the family of Ms. Lou.
A nice, kind, spiritual lady has gone to her eternal reward. May Ms. Lou rest in peace and may you all be comforted with the knowledge of God's love for you in the difficult days ahead.
Love and Prayers
Lucille B Colomb

Angela Brown

January 9, 2021

Rest In Peace Ms Lou. You will always have a special place in my heart. I will always appreciate your rare qualities of kindness, love, and peace. You always made me feel special. With Love & Peace ~ Angela Granger Brown

Faith Borel

January 8, 2021

It will never be the same Granny. You have always been my go to. I could tell you everything and anything. Love you The Spoil One