Abshire, Gerald Sr.

Abshire, Gerald Sr.

Male 1914 - 2007  (92 years)

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  • Name Abshire, Gerald  [1, 2
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 19 Jul 1914  Lyons Point, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Obituary Apr 2007  Crowley, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home 
    • A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Lyons Point for Gerald "Dago" Abshire, Sr. Officiating for the service will be the Reverend Donald Pousson, pastor. Mr. Abshire died Saturday, April 14, 2007, in Lafayette. Visitation will be observed from 1 PM until 9 PM Monday, April 16, 2007, and again from 8 AM until service time Tuesday. A rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 7 PM Monday.

      Mr. Abshire was a retired Acadia Parish school bus driver and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

      Survivors include two daughters, Helen Miller and her husband, Otis, of Iowa, LA and Gloria Beasley and her husband, Bill, of Ferriday, LA; three sons, Douglas J. Abshire and his wife, Effie, of Kaplan, John Carlton Abshire and his wife, Mae Dell, also of Kaplan, and Gerald Abshire, Jr. and his wife, Gail, of Lafayette; eleven grandchildren and fourteen great-grand-children.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, Leah Bertha Abshire, a granddaughter, Aline Abshire, his parents, Oscar and Sylviana Abshire, a brother, Melcha Abshire, and two sisters, Evelyn Leleux and Aline Abshire.
    Name Dago 
    Reference Number 265809 
    Find A Grave Link https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18956452 
    Find A Grave Memorial # 18956452 
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    Died 14 Apr 2007  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Apr 2007  Lyons Point, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    St. John the Baptist Cemetery & Mausoleum
    8021 Lyons Point Highway
    Lyons Point, Louisiana 70526
    https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1780047/saint-john-the-baptist-cemetery 
    Person ID I265809  Our Family 2021
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2018 

    Father Abshire, Oscar,   b. 6 Dec 1877, Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1957  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Abshire, Sylviana,   b. 28 Feb 1882, Vermilionville, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A.(1823-1883) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Feb 1896  Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F126667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Avant, Leah Bertha,   b. 8 Feb 1919, Lyons Point, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 2005, Kaplan, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1938 
    Children 
     1. Abshire, Douglas Joseph,   b. 4 Feb 1944,   d. 22 Feb 2011, Kaplan, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Abshire, Gloria
     3. Abshire, John Carlton
     4. Abshire, Gerald Jr.
     5. Abshire, Helen
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F98141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jul 1914 - Lyons Point, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home - Apr 2007 - Crowley, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 2007 - Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    St. John the Baptist Cemetery & Mausoleum
    8021 Lyons Point Highway
    Lyons Point, Louisiana 70526
    https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1780047/saint-john-the-baptist-cemetery - 17 Apr 2007 - Lyons Point, Acadia, Louisiana, U.S.A.
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    Gerald Abshire Sr.
    Gerald Abshire Sr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S69] Duhon Funeral Home, http://www.duhonfuneralhome.com/index.cfm (Reliability: 3), 24 Feb 2011.

    2. [S28] The Advertiser (Lafayette), http://archive.theadvertiser.com/article/20140713/ANNOUNCEWAVE/407130305/Wedding-Leah-Abshire-Jeremiah-Dawsey (Reliability: 3), 20 Jul 2014.