Chantel Annette Briscoe

March 4, 1977 ~ September 30, 2019 (age 42)
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Chantel Annette Briscoe, 42, a resident and native of New Iberia, LA, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 5:05 PM at her residence. 

Visitation will be observed on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church 321 Center Street New Iberia, LA from 8:00 AM until funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM, with Reverend Allen R. Randle serving as the Eulogist. Burial will follow funeral services with full military honors in the Franklin Cemetery.

Those who remain are crushed and deeply broken by the loss of Chantel. Nevertheless; she will live on forever in the hearts of her mother Essie M. B. Wells – New Iberia, LA; her beloved and devoted son Trae’lan Briscoe – New Iberia, LA; her beloved and special sister Tamara B. Jones (Jacen) – New Iberia, LA; two god-appointed brothers Leslie L. Wells, Jr. (Shavonda) – Lafayette, LA and Loren Wells – Franklin, LA; one god-appointed sister LaShawn Druilhet (Chad) – Franklin, LA.; two uncles Michael Briscoe (Mary Ann) – Thibodeaux, LA; Richard E. Briscoe (Donna) – Morgan City, LA; two aunts Neoami Briscoe – Dallas, TX and Donna Short (Randolph) – Franklin, LA.; two god-appointed uncles Joseph Ina, Jr. and Raymond Ina, Sr. (Sedonia); both of Franklin, LA.  Memories of love and laughter will forever be shared by her niece and godchild Tasia; her niece Tamia and her nephews Tyran and Tyson.  Chantelalso shared a rare and special relationship with her cousins Donovan, Michael, Jr., Jalen, Richelle and Mercede.  They will all share the bittersweet memories of love and that special bond that can only be created by those of us who are family.   

There is yet another group of special people who Chantel came to know as a ‘family’ and we are so thankful that they too understand and are sharing in our loss and pain…namely the GriefShare Ministry group at the New Iberia Church of Christ.  We thank God for their role in her life following the loss of her god-appointed daddy.  Others who will share in our pain are the family members of her biological father, whom she had just begun to develop relationships with during recent years.  In addition, there are countless other relatives and friends who will all share in the loss of this beautiful soul who was named Chantel Annette Briscoe.  And finally, the chain in the Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church family has once again been broken and we know that her beloved brothers and sisters in Christare among those who will surely miss her presence.  

Chantel was preceded in death by her baby son Darrien Anderson, Jr.; her beloved god-appointed daddy Leslie L. Wells, Sr.; her biological dad Tellis Matthews, Sr.; her maternal grandparents Essix and Mercedes Briscoe; her uncle John Briscoe and one special cousin Krystal Shantel Briscoe.  


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