Percy "Ham" Edward Gabriel, Sr.

December 28, 1932 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 87)

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Percy "Ham" Edward Gabriel, Sr., 87, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 7:26 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

Memorial services will be conducted at a later date.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Lyons Gabriel; sons, Percy Gabriel, Jr. (Lula), Kenneth Gabriel (Flora) and Benjamin Thomas, Jr. (Annette); daughters, Jewel Gabriel, Jennifer Moses (Clarence), Sherita Gabriel and Denise Thomas; twenty-seven grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brothers, Clyde Washington and Clarence Gabriel, Jr.; sisters, Alice Armstrong and Carol Harris; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan "Munsie" Johnson; two grandchildren; parents, Clarence Gabriel, Sr. and Bertha Champagne Gabriel Washington (Jeff); siblings, James Gabriel, Walter, Henry and Claude Washington, Emma Christopher, Margarite Walters, Louise Adams and Thelma Castle.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.

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