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Pearl Manuel

September 20, 1915 — December 28, 2019


EUNICE- It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the loss of their loved one, Pearl Manuel on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Oaklane Wellness and Rehab in Eunice at the age of 104.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 02, 2020 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Father Hampton Davis Celebrant.

Pearl, a loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend, will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her, especially her three sons, S.J. Manuel and wife, Lynda of Mesquite, Nevada, Patrick Manuel and wife, Debra, Timothy Manuel and wife, Carla, all of Eunice; eight grandchildren, Tammy Merrill, Ed Manuel, Brett Manuel, Kylie Doucet, Troy Gifford, Tracy Howes,Terry Thorton, and Brian Labbe; a sister, Maude Dupre of Eunice; numerous great-grandchildren; as well as extended family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Shelton J. Manuel, Sr.; parents, Lucuis and Edna Israel Fuselier; and siblings, Emily Fontenot, Lee Fuselier, Viale Fuselier, Harry Fuselier, Son Fuselier, Lanis Fuselier, Web Fuselier, and Sally Fontenot.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Wednesday, January 1st from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm, and again on Thursday, January 2nd from 8:00 am until time of services.  A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm evening by Deacon Chuck Ortego.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the St. Edmund Foundation or the Monsignor Harry Benefiel Foundation, 230 N. 3rd Street, Eunice, LA 70535, Ph: 337.457.3777.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.

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