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Evangeline Funeral Home

314 E Saint Peter St, New Iberia, LA

OBITUARY

Ethel Halbert Scott

August 1, 1929March 8, 2020
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. William “Scotty” Scott, the former Ethel Halbert, age 90, at 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. William Blanda officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at the funeral home in New Iberia on Tuesday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a rosary at 6:30 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Wednesday at 8:00 am until the service time.

A native of Franklin and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Scott passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving husband, children, and family members.

Born on August 1, 1929 to the late Xavier and Zolide Lambert Halbert, Ethel was one of five children. She was a loving woman who will be remembered for her kind heart toward others. Ethel found such joy in helping those in need. In her younger days, she would often volunteer at St. Francis Diner and other organizations that helped families down on their luck. Ethel was a world traveler. Side by side with her husband, they visited many places such as Aruba, Italy, Fiji, St. Lucia, and Australia to name a few. Ethel loved being outdoors and enjoyed the many flower gardens she had around the house. She would often take a walk to admire their beauty. Ethel worked for many year as a telephone operator. In 1968, she and her husband owned and operated Scotty’s Camper Sales which is still open to this day. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, Ethel will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, William “Scotty” Scott; children, Margie Broussard (David, Sr.), Mary LaBiche (Pat), and William W. Scott, Jr. (Tina); grandchildren, Giselle Flores, David Broussard, Jr., Kristie Broussard, Joshua LaBiche, Jade Cox, Jordan Tyler, and Ariel Louviere; great grandchildren, Bryce, Tyler, Mindi, Kailyn, Finley, Emmalyn, Whitney, Kohen, Easton, and Noah; and sister-in-law, Ruby Halbert.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Zolide Nall, Lucille Comeaux, and Charolet Marin; and brother, Harold Halbert.

Pallbearers will be Walter Scott, Jr., David Broussard, Sr., Pat LaBiche, David Broussard, Jr., Joshua LaBiche, and Bryce Flores.

Honorary pallbearers will be, Richard Flores, Troy Tyler, Jeff Cox, and Ryan Louviere.

To view the on-line obituary, video tribute, and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • William "Scotty" Scott, Husband of 69 years
  • Margie Broussard (David, Sr.), Daughter
  • Mary LaBiche (Pat), Daughter
  • William W. Scott, Jr. (Tina), Son
  • Giselle Flores, Granchild
  • David Broussard, Jr., Granchild
  • Kristie Broussard, Granchild
  • Joshua LaBiche, Granchild
  • Jade Cox, Granchild
  • Jordan Tyler, Granchild
  • Ariel Louviere, Granchild
  • Ruby Halbert, Sister-in-law
  • Xavier Charles Halbert, Father (deceased)
  • Zolide Lambert Halbert, Mother (deceased)
  • Zolide Nall, Sister (deceased)
  • Lucille Comeaux, Sister (deceased)
  • Charolet Marin, Sister (deceased)
  • Harold Halbert, Brother (deceased)
  • Mrs. Scott also leaves behind to cherish her memory, great grandchildren, Bryce, Tyler, Mindi, Kailyn, Finely, Emmalyn, Whitney, Kohen, Easton, and Noah.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Walter Scott, Jr.
  • David broussard, Sr.
  • Pat LaBiche
  • Joshua LaBiche
  • Bryce Flores
  • David Broussard, Jr.
  • Ryan Louviere, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Troy Tyler, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jeff Cox, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Richard Flores, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Rosary Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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John Berard

March 13, 2020

Your family has my deepest sympathy.... I was unable to attend the services.......I have known her and her family most of my life...I sure will miss them....you all will be in my prayers.....

Mary Greene

March 11, 2020

With deepest sympathy
y'all are in our thoughts and prayers. She was a great friend and will truly be missed. Love mary and Johnny

Bessie Mitchell

March 10, 2020

I’m so very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Scott was such a kind and gentle person. I know that she will be greatly missed. May God bless you all.

Kenneth Champagne

March 9, 2020

Mr. Scotty l am so sorry for your loss, Mrs. Ethel was a wonderful lady. I am praying for her and you, and all the family. Kenny Champagne

Jodie and John Mouton

March 9, 2020

John and I are so sorry about the passing of Mrs. Scott. Though we began as customers of Scotty’s we ALWAYS felt a special friendship that went beyond business with Mrs. Scott and her family. We will remember her sweet smile and her quiet, yet welcoming presence . Our sympathies and prayers to the family.

John and Jodie Mouton

David Broussard

March 9, 2020

George and Kathy Blanchard

March 9, 2020

Mrs Scott was such a lovely lady to visit with.

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Maw looked forward to getting her hair fixed by her granddaughter Jade Cox and also giving Reece (Jade’s dog) a few scratches. She loved all the puppies

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