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Brenda Shelvin Abraham

August 8, 1949 — October 17, 2021

Breaux Bridge - Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 10:00 am at Pellerin Funeral Home - 211 Berard Street for Brenda Shelvin Abraham, 72, who died on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at Lafayette General Hospital - Lafayette, Louisiana.

Patrick Simon will conduct the funeral services. Burial will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.

Survivors include - Brother, Kenneth (Paula) Shelvin; Children: Renee Simon (Patrick), Marina Abraham, Latoya Abraham; Freddie Jr. (Audrey), Lamont (Claudine) Abraham; 17 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, her “four-legged” companion Smokey and Van Driver Assistant, Barbara Williams.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Pastor Freddy J. Abraham, Sr; her Parents: CJ and Pauline James Shelvin; Sister: Shannon Matthews; Brothers: Charles Shelvin Jr, Emmitt Shelvin; Daughters: Mary “Michelle” Abraham and Roxanna Abraham Young.

Sis Abraham was a Pastor’s Wife and loved the work of God. She was the Pastor’s wife as well as the Van Driver for a very long time - picking up children for Sunday School. Children were always dressed and waiting for her along the country roads of Cecilia and Arnaudville…She loved those children to God. Always had a loving greeting when they got on the van and “lots of treats.” She loved to spend time with her family and always had a cooked meal for anyone that came into her home.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Abraham, Corey Abraham, Drake Simon, Lamar Abraham, Lamont Abraham and Jacob Hawthorne.

Honorary pallbearers will be Freddie Abraham, III, Daniel Williams, John Hawthorne, Johnathan Hawthorne, Joshua Hawthorne, and Charles Young.

The family request that visitation be observed at Pellerin Funeral home from 8:00am to 10:00am and will continue until the time of service at 10:00am.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, October 23, 2021

8:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Burial

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2

Main Hwy, Breaux Bridge, LA

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