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Elsie Ann (Jones) Guillory

July 7, 1938 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Elsie Guillory Obituary

Elsie Ann Jones Robertson, 85, peacefully left this world on December 31, 2023 with her family surrounding her.

Born July 7, 1938 in Lafayette, La to James Savoie, Sr, and Irene Jones. Elsie moved to Lake Charles, La and was wed to Earl Robertson. Through that union six children were born.

Elsie was a fulltime wife and mother. After the loss of her husband, she raised her six children alone by the grace of God. Elsie was the epitome of an awesome and strong women. Family meant everything to her, especially her children. She was a very strong disciplinary, trying very hard to make sure her children stayed the course. She was also the most loving and caring mother you could ever hope for. All the hugging and kissing you see in her children all stem from what she instilled in them. Her strength, guidance and love were awesome! Elsie worked in different capacities: Greater St. Mary (Receiving Clerk), Riverside Ministry (Experience Works), LaQuinta Inn (Foodservice Associate), Oasis Daycare Center Inc. (Nursery Worker) and a Caregiver for many. She had a love for gardening whether growing flowers or planting vegetables. She was also a vid gin rummy player and would not let you win but once. Elsie was the zydeco queen in her family and she loved dancing with her children and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her children’s father Earl Robertson; mother Irene Jones, father James Savoie, Sr.; sisters, Iris Stewart, Norma Gardiner, Betty Guillory; brother, James Savoie; sons, Charles A. Robertson Sr., Patrick D. Robertson Sr. and grandson, David L. Robertson.

She leaves to cherish her great and fond memories; children, Elaine M. Robertson Boone (Gregory), Angela F. Robertson Joseph (Jimmy), Cynthia G. Robertson Barker (Mark), David J. Robertson Sr. (Mary) ; grandchildren: Cheryl R. Robertson (Hugh), Joseph E. Robertson, Sr, Ray A. Robertson, Desherick W. Boone, Demetrius D. Boone,  Jerilyn R. Chenier, Jimmy L. Joseph II, McKinlee E. Joseph, Charles A. Robertson, II, Tuwana Little, Harry J. Ceasar, Kelvin D. Simien Jr., Adrienne M. Barker, Tremaine Robertson, David J. Robertson, Jr.,  Patrick D. Robertson, Jr, Chandler Crawford, Hannah Robertson, Sara Robertson, Bianca Robertson. sisters, Alice Coleman, Mary Longshore (Carlos), Earline Gage, Shirley Savoie, Lady Savoie Watson, Darrell Savoie, Johnnie Savoie, Leo Savoie, Linda Savoie Gallow, Irma Malbreaux, Diane Dunford, Mary Maxine Harris, and a Plethora of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

 

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Saturday
January 6, 2024

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Stevens' Funeral Home
823 N. Shattuck Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 6, 2024

2:30 PM
Stevens' Funeral Home
823 N. Shattuck Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

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