Clarence Joseph 'Nylon' Sylve Sr.

December 29, 2019


Clarence Joseph ‘Nylon’ Sylve Sr. departed this life on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at his home in Gretna, LA. He was 81 years old and was a native and lifelong resident of Point-Ala-Hache and Port Sulphur, LA until relocating following Hurricane Katrina.

Son of the late Morris and Mary Ancar Sylve Sr. Husband of Sherry Lafrance-Slyve. Father of Jennifer LaFrance, Kenneth Sylve, Ebben Sylve, Cornelius Mackey, Chelsa Sylve and the late Clarence J. Sylve Jr. Stepfather of Tanya Gibson, Jarvis Mackey, Jennifer Taylor, Darryl Williams and Tina Williams. Brother of Josephine Brooks, Nelson Sylve, Emmette Sylve, Carroll Sylve Sr., Adam Sylve, Micheal Sylve, Janet Sylve and the late Morris Sylve Jr. and Mary Jane Duplessis. Godfather of Celeste LaFrance and George Brooks Jr. He is also survived by several grand and great grandchildren, sisters and brothers-in-law, sons and daughter-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends and devoted friends. He was predeceased by his granddaughter Trishell Sylve Carlton and his son Christopher Sylve.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church located at 236 Robinson St. Marrero, LA 70072. The visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. service. Dr. Melvin Zeno will officiate. Private Interment will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020.

The family will receive guest for a visitation on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home 9611 Hwy 23 Belle Chasse, LA 70037 from 6p.m. until 8p.m.

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