Lelia Mae Shepherd Elair, 94, a resident of Verdunville, LA and a native of Bayou Sale, LA passed away on Sunday April 2, 2017 at 1:19 PM at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City, LA.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Jones Funeral Home Chapel, 1101 Main Street, Franklin, LA, from 9:00 AM until funeral service at 11:00 AM, the Rev. Phillip Braziel will officiate the services. Burial will follow funeral services in the Golden Queen Cemetery in Centerville, LA.
Memories of Lelia Mae will forever remain in the hearts of her two sons, Paul Elair and his wife Rose and Sidney Elair all of Verdunville, LA; two daughters, Mary Sterling of Centerville, LA and Edna Ayers of Verdunville, LA; fity-four grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Lelia was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Shepherd and Edna Ross Shepherd; her husband, Paul H. Elair, Sr.; three sons, Clarence, Alfred and Frank Elairl one daughter, Bernadine Elair; one brother, Alex Daniel Shepherd; one sister, Haywiller Bray and four grandchildren, Jamiylah Ayers, Roslyn Sterling, Stafford Elair and Stephanie Elair.