Breaux Bridge - A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, November 12, 2021, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for Corey James Batiste, Jr., 22, who passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at St. Martin Hospital.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 7:00 am until 10:00 am on Friday.
A rosary will be prayed at 8:00 am on Friday.
Corey was a member of the Junior Knights of Peter Claver. He was an avid sports lover who enjoyed playing football and baseball. Corey loved traveling, cooking, and baking. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his mother, Nakiah Castille; father, Corey James Batiste, Sr.; daughter, A’Niyah Danae Batiste; sisters, A'Nyrie Castille and Amiracle Batiste; brothers, Armondo Girard and Correll Batiste; maternal grandfather, Peter Girard; grandmother, Otelia LeBlanc; paternal grandmother, Lorena Batiste; and paternal grandfather, Malcolm Jean Batiste. Corey was also raised by Ricky (Lillian) Gary Sr. and Francene LeBlanc Gary.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Gaynella Girard; paternal grandmother, Octavia Girard; paternal grandfather, Wallace Girard; paternal great grandmother, Verna Mae Noel; paternal great grandfather, Paul Noel; maternal great grandfather, Raymond Gary; and maternal great grandmother, Theresa Davis Gary; two aunts, Renella Gary and Dexter Morale; and two uncles, Ronald Gary and Preston Gary.
Pallbearers will be Armondo Girard, Johnny Castille, Cordell Batiste, Raymond Gary, III, Allen Jones, Ricky Gary, Jr., and Michael Batiste.
Honorary pallbearers will be Peter Girard Jr., Damian Jones, Ricky Gary, Sr., Terry Gary, Raymond Gary, Jr., Tyrick Gary, Jonathan Gary, Raymond Alexander, Gerald Batiste, Jr, and Nathanial Batiste.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.