EUNICE-It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Elizabeth Manuel announces her passing on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at her home with loving family by her side. She was 63. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice with Father Sonny Brown, officiating.
Elizabeth, known as Beth, loved many things including hosting and entertaining, and traveling and shopping. She enjoyed her monthly Pokeno group, visiting the French Quarter, and was a fan of the New Orleans Saints. Beth worked for 35 years and retired from Ardoin’s Funeral Home. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her husband of 40 years, David W. Manuel of Eunice; her children, Nikalos Manuel and wife, Mallory of Arnaudville, and Leia Sobieralski and husband, Nick of Fort Myers, FL; three grandchildren, Cooper Lee, Scarlett Monroe, and Sawyer Nikalos Manuel; her mother, Georgia “Kitty” Veillon of Opelousas; siblings, Susan Provost and Pat Matte of Church Point, Arlene Thibodeaux and husband, James of Opelousas, Garrette Veillon and wife, Terry of Denham Springs, Jennifer Huckaby and husband, Thomas of Krotz Springs, Keith Veillon of Opelousas, and Timothy Veillon and wife, Cheryl of Morgan City; sister-in-law, Linda Griffin and husband, Walter of Tomball, TX; brother-in-law, Terry Manuel and wife, Vicki of Carencro; as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her father, Charles Veillon; sister, Lisa Veillon; and in-laws, Leroy and Lucille Breaux Manuel.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Tuesday, June 18th from 10:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be recited at 3:00 pm on Tuesday with Deacon Gary Gaudin.
The Manuel family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Sandra Christ, sisters, Susan and Arlene, niece, Stacey Schulze, Ms. Elreen Semien, Cheryl Stout, Eunice Community Health, and St. Joseph Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Genevieve Catholic School, 201 Elizabeth Ave., Lafayette, LA 70501, Ph:(337)234-5257
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.