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Thomas Celestine

October 15, 1933 ~ August 24, 2017 (age 83)

The Piano Brothers

Thomas Celestine, 83, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, passed away peacefully at 3:09 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017.

​Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September, 1, 2017 at New St. Matthews Baptist Church located at 3966 Hwy 311 in Houma. Burial will follow in Crescent Farm Cemetery.

​He is survived by his sons, Irvin Celestine (Virginia), C.W. Celestine, Ernest Celestine (Doretha) and Rufus Celestine; daughter, Lois Ruffin (Julius); twenty-two grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Geraldine Celestine; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

​He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Rose Celestine; daughters, Barbara C. Nixon, Ora Mae Celestine and Dorothy C. Frye; great-great grandchild; parents, Sidney Celestine and Celina Miller Carter; brother, Johnny Celestine; sisters, Willie Mae Richardson, Rosedele Hawkins, Laura Harris and Mable Martin. 

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
September 1, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New St. Matthews Baptist Church
3966 Highway 311
Houma, LA 70360

Funeral Service
Friday
September 1, 2017

11:00 AM
New St. Matthews Baptist Church
3966 Highway 311
Houma, LA 70360

Interment following funeral service
Friday
September 1, 2017

Crescent Farm Cemetery
Intersection of Highway 311 and Savannah Road
Houma, LA 70360


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