EUGENE ‘’JELLY’’ EDWARDS, departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Ochsner Medical Center Slidell Campus. He was 85 years old and a native and lifelong resident of Davant LA. Mr. Edwards served his country proudly as a member of the United States Navy. He was also a longtime member of the Saint Thomas Catholic Church in Point-Ala-Hache LA.
Son of the late Carrie Picquet Edwards and Jack Edwards Sr. Beloved husband of Lillian Narcisse Edwards. Stepfather of Zachary and Rosalind Narcisse, Marnita Johnson, Shawn and Sharon Encalade and the late Merlin Encalade. He also raised and cared for Lakeshia Barthelemy and Bernell (Sadot) Encalade. Brother of the late George, Irene and Jack Edwards Jr. Nephew of the late Geneva LaFrance. Godfather of Walter Peter III, Marketta Isidore and Cory Picquet. He also leaves to mourn his passing 14 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends and neighbors.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday March 19, 2022, at the Saint Thomas Catholic Church located at 17605 Hwy 15, Point-Ala-Hache LA. 70082. The visitation will begin at 9A.M. followed by an 11A.M. Mass. Father Sampson Abduli will celebrate the Mass and Entombment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery in Phoenix LA.
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Funeral planning entrusted to Robinson Family Funeral Home 9611 LA-23, Belle Chasse LA. 70037. (504) 208-2119
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