Breaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for Alfred Tolliver, Sr., 87, who passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at his residence.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in Breaux Bridge from 7:00 am until 10:00 am on Tuesday.
A rosary will be prayed at 8:00 am on Tuesday.
Interment will follow at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Breaux Bridge.
Alfred Tolliver, Sr. was born on December 16, 1934, to Montgomery Tolliver, Sr. and Bernadette Batiste Tolliver in Arnaudville, La. He departed this life on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at his residence in Breaux Bridge, LA.
Alfred was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He worked many years at the sugar mill co-op and also as a crawfish farmer. Alfred enjoyed watching baseball and football, especially his favorite team, The New Orleans Saints. He also shared a love for horse racing and spending time with his family. Alfred was a great man to all who knew him. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He leaves to cherish his three sons, Alfred Tolliver, Jr. (Ruby) of Breaux Bridge, McKinley Tolliver (Maureen) of St. Martinville and Michael Tolliver (Marilyn) of Lafayette; six daughters, Bernadette Gotch (Ferrell), Theresa Broussard (Russell), Rebecca Foster (David), Nazy Mills (Bruce), all of Houston, TX, Lillian Tolliver (Dallas) of Breaux Bridge and Alfreda Cowans (Ricardo) of Lafayette; brothers, Sylvester Tolliver (Cheryl), Montgomery Tolliver, Jr. and Shemery Tolliver; sisters, Stella Ames, Barbara Ann Zeno (Carrol), Christine Tolliver and Lucille Tolliver; 27 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Cora Mae Tolliver; sons, Alvin and McKinley Tolliver; grandchildren, Nakita Broussard and Paisley Cowans; great-grandchildren, Tayshaun Dirden and Roderick Hollis; parents, Montgomery Tolliver, Sr. and Bernadette Batiste Tolliver; brother, Bennett Tolliver; and sisters, Clarice Calais and Barbara Thomas.
Pallbearers will be Jarvis Tolliver, Reginald Tolliver, Elthanius Tolliver, Tyrise Tolliver, Rico Tolliver and Michael Davis.
Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.