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Elsie Stelly

St. Martinville - Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, February 27, 2009, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville, for Elsie Champagne Stelly, 64, who passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at St. Martinville Rehab and Nursing Center in St. Martinville. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in St. Martinville. Elsie's passion was to care for others; she was a genuine "caretaker". She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Traveling was always a treat for her. Survivors include son, Wilson A. Stelly, Jr. and his wife, Paige of Youngsville; her daughters, Tisa Broadbent and her husband, John of Grantsville, Utah, Madonna Talley and her husband, Ted of Parks and Maurine Usie and her husband, Yates of Cecilia; her brothers, Charles Douet of Parks, Rex Champagne and Howard Champagne both of Lafayette; her grandchildren, Crystal Fontenot, Gary Talley, Nia Talley, Misty Lasseigne, Brittney Stelly, Kyle Olsen and Millie Broussard; her great grandchildren, Michael Duplantis, Emily Capritto, Kelci Talley, Logan Aucoin, Seth Fontenot and Spencer Fontenot; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dernaval and Marie Douet Champagne, Mom & Pop Belaire and Mom and Pop Douet; her brothers, Harry Champagne and Leroy Champagne; her sisters, Maureen Champagne and Doris Guidry; her daughter-in-law, Melissa Stelly and her grandson, B.J. Lasseigne. The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 12:30 p.m. Thursday until 12:30 p.m. on Friday. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. Pallbearers will be Wilson Stelly, Jr., Kyle Olsen, Yates Usie, Gary Talley, Ted Talley and John Broadbent. Honorary pallbearers will be Edward Guidry, Charles Douet, Michael Duplantis, Rex Champagne and Howard Champagne. Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.

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Our Prayers are with you. I only met her a one time but she was very nice.

Connie Thomas Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

Tisa, we are sorry about the loss of your mother, I know how hard it is and our prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.

T.R. & Kerrie Fields Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

Tisa and the rest of the family, sorry to hear about your mom. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Cherish the memories.

Greg and Laura Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

maureen tisa madonna sorry to hear about your mama my prays are with yall just hang in there.

florine melancon izquierdo Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

We miss u sooo much maw maw....i love u!! u showed me what life is about...Hugss and kisses to u and all our angels above!!!just remember to be watching over emily i told her that you was her angel now...love you!!!!

nia Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

Tisa, Madonna, T-Will & Maureen you are all in are prayers at this difficult time. Aunt Elsie was a wonderful caring and loving women. May you all cherish and find comfort in all the beautiful memories of such a giving mother. May our Lord always hold you all in the palm of his hands. Love & God Bless,Kathleen

Kathleen Richings Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM



Mama I miss you so much, I know your suffering had ended but I can't help wanting to pick up the phone to hear your voice. I wanted to let you know I made it home safely. You are my angel and always have been the woman I adore in my life.

Tisa Broadbent Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

Tess, I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Our hearts go out to you and your family. We Love you and our prayers are with you. We will talk to you later. Love, Sandie

Sandie Peterson Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

I was very sad to learn of Aunt Elsie's passing I will always remember all the good times we had with her she always had a smile and would literally do anything for anybody who needed her she would drop everything she was doing and just be there, truly a special Lady she will be missed deeply. May our Dear Lord Bless her with Eternal Peace and Love. A butterfly lights beside us like a sunbeam And for a brief moment its glory and beauty belong to our world But then it flies again And though we wish it could have stayed... We feel lucky to have seen it..

Donna Trahan Babineaux Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM

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