Esther Lee
1939 - 2021
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Esther Lee, affectionately known as "Momo" and "Ms. Lee", was born on December 3, 1939 to the late Jesse Gillard and Olevia Semino Gillard in Rosedale, LA. While in the comfort of her home and surrounded by her family, Esther Lee departed her earthly life on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the age of 81. Visitation will be at Hall Davis and Sons Funeral Home in Port Allen, LA on Friday, February 19, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. Private funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021. She leaves to cherish her memory: daughters, Gwendolyn Gillard, Leona (Mark Sr.) Davis, Cathy Weber (Leroy), Jacqueline (Joseph) Shields, and Veronica Washington (Keith); sons, Raymond (Eloise) Gillard and Lloyd Weber Sr. (fiancé Richelle Gross); a very special niece whom she loved as her own, Wanda Lee Colocke; sisters, Dorothy Williams and Mary Tuckerson; 22 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren. Esther Lee was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Olevia Gillard; 9 sisters, 3 brothers, and 2 grandchildren.

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Published in The Advocate from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2021.
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February 21, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering my Nanny in a special way. Much love to all of you.
Rinnia B. Griffin
Family
February 20, 2021
Sending My Condolences to the family of Mrs.Lee she was such a sweet loving and caring person. Everyone was family if you attended gatherings she made you feel at home. She will truly be missed
Praying God strengthen the family
Courtney Harris
Family
February 20, 2021
We would like to express our heartfelt sympathy and love to the family of our dear Sis. Esther Lee. We pray that God will grace you with peace and comfort today and in the days ahead.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Deacon Ministry
February 19, 2021
Oh my I'm so sorry abt the loss of Ms. Esther. I'm praying for the family and know that you all has my deepest sympathy.
Martha L Ross
Friend
February 19, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherish those fond memories. She will truly be missed from singing in the choir. With heartfelt sympathy,
Rev. Kenneth & Angela Moore
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February 19, 2021
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February 19, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I sat near your mother at church when she wasn’t singing in the choir. She was the sweetest & she will be greatly missed.
Demetria Jackson
February 19, 2021
Enjoyed her singing in the choir. With Deepest Sympathy
Ed & Pat B Fredericks
February 19, 2021
To the Family of Ms Esther Lee. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow! Celebrate a life well-lived and cherish the memories forever.
GRACE JONES
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February 18, 2021
"And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philemon 4:7

Extending our heartfelt condolences to the Family of Mrs. Esther Lee. Praying for peace to bring each of you comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Manuel & Sadie C. Scott & Family
February 18, 2021
A. Wesley Funeral Home and Staff extend our condolences and are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Jackie Wesley
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Freddie Wesley & Family
A. Wesley Funeral Home
February 18, 2021
Extending our heartfelt condolences to Family of Mrs. Esther Lee. Cherish the loving memories Mrs. Esther Lee
created with each of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.



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