Evelyn Jean Soileau
June 11, 1957 – May 2, 2014
ELTON – Funeral services for Evelyn Jean Soileau, 56, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Elton. Rev. Babasino Fernandes will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin Funeral Home of Elton.
The family will receive visitors at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. with a rosary scheduled to begin at 10 o’clock.
Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Elton. She was a graduate of Elton High School and McNeese State University. Due to her compassion and desire to help others, she chose a career in the field of social services. She was a dedicated employee of the Department of Children and Family Services’ Economic Stability Unit for thirty years. Evelyn was deeply rooted in her faith and family. She was a wonderful mother to her son, Jon-Erik. She greatly enjoyed the many gatherings of her family on weekends and holidays. She especially enjoyed decorating at Christmas and giving gifts to her many great nieces and nephews. Evelyn also enjoyed traveling. She cherished the memories of the time she spent traveling to locations both at home and abroad with family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.
Those left to cherish her memory include her parents, J.C. and Della Soileau of Elton; one son, Jon-Erik Soileau of Elton; five sisters, Cheryl Wilson of Basile, Carroll (Terry) Gobert of Elton, Lindy (Karl) Gatson of Lake Charles, Donna (Donald) Mouton of Duson and Roslyn (Larry) Harmon of Kinder; two aunts, Deloris (Alvin) Morris and Louella Soileau, both of Baytown, Texas; two uncles, Curtis (Rena) Sterling of Lake Charles and Herbert (Carolyn) Soileau of Compton, Calif.; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Words of comfort may be sent to www.ardoinfuneralhome.com.
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