OBITUARY

Helen Kershaw

November 3, 1936October 22, 2018

Helen Touchet Kershaw, 81, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018.

Helen has been a resident of Hackberry for over 55 years. Helen was an active member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Hackberry, serving with the Legion of Mary and Catholic Daughters of America. Helen made a Cursillo in 1985. She loved playing bingo, dancing, French Music, sewing, and enjoying time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Helen is survived by her children: Audrey Vincent (Dennis) of Youngsville, LA; John Abshire Jr; Jacque Abshire (Diana); and Jacob Abshire, all of Sulphur; Anita Abshire (Kyle Blackmon) of Carlyss; Jessie T. Abshire (Belinda), and Lucy Ann Kershaw of Hackberry; daughter in law and special caregiver, Ada Mae Kershaw of Hackberry; step daughter Elaine Lacombe of Opelousas; a brother, Adam Touchette of Sulphur; a sister, Wilda East of Hackberry; and numerous grandchildren and great grand children. She is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Alcee Paul Kershaw; two sons, James Adam Abshire & Jordan Paul Abshire; her mother, Lucy Touchet; two sisters, Lorena Holden and Wilma Cain; one grandson, Jeremy James Abshire; and one stepson Melvin Kershaw.

Visitation will be held at St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church in Hackberry on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 4-9pm; Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 9am-9pm. A Cursillo Rosary will be held at 7pm on Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Friday, October 26, 2018. Burial will follow in the New Hackberry Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Audrey Vincent and husband Dennis, Daughter
  • John Abshire, Jr., Son
  • Jacque Abshire and wife Diana, Son
  • Jacob Abshire, Son
  • Anita Abshire and Kyle Blackmon, Daughter
  • Jessie T. Abshire and wife Belinda, Son
  • Lucy Ann Kershaw, Daughter
  • Ada Mae Kershaw, Daughter in law and special caregiver
  • Elaine LaCombe, step daughter
  • Adam Touchette, Brother
  • Wilda East, Sister
  • Alcee Paul Kershaw, Husband of 40 years
  • James Adam Abshire, Son
  • Jordan Paul Abshire, Son
  • Lucy Touchet, Mother
  • Lorena Holden, Sister
  • Wilma Cain, Sister
  • Jeremy James Abshire, Grandson
  • Melvin Kershaw, step son
  • also left to cherish her memory are numerous grandchildren and great-grand children.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Cursillo Rosary Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, October 26, 2018
REMEMBERING

Helen Kershaw

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Shirley Clostio

October 23, 2018

Wish I could be there during the celebration of Ms. Helen's life. She was truly a good person. I've witnessed how wonderful and lively she can be. Always welcoming and inviting others into her life making them feel like family.

Sending my love and prayers to all of you during this difficult time. Take comfort in God's word knowing she is with Him and smiling down on all of you. .. I love you allπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

Anna Bruner

October 23, 2018

Such a sweet, gentle soul. Love you, Miss Helen. Will miss you!

Hervin Fruge

October 23, 2018

Miss her smile and the way she made me and my lil boys feel so welcomed in her home, was a place of laughter and love. Never forget you. Love and prayers for family.. so sorry for your loss..

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