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Albertha Sylvester Obituary
Albertha Y. Sylvester

PALMETTO - Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at New Life Church of God Campground in Palmetto for Mrs. Albertha Young Sylvester, 48, who passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Washington. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Rev. Dale Fontenot officiated the funeral services.

Mrs. Sylvester is survived by: her husband, Louis Sylvester; six daughters, Lerita Doomes (Wilson), Kymberly Joseph, Makeithen Simon, Lakerria Simon, Marice Simon and Jakayla Young; one son, Jakorrie Smith; her father, John Stevens, Sr. (Betty); grandmother, Ollie F. Young; four grandchildren, Jecaitlyn, Jailon, Jalisia and Kee'ia; three sisters, Felicialette Y. Comeaux (Craig), Nashelette Young (Calvin) and Helen G. Thomas (Eugene); three brothers, Donald Young (Audrey), Troylan Stevens (Kelly) and John Stevens, Jr. (Karen); and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her mother, Ollie M. Young; her grandfather, Elwood Young; her aunt, Janelle Y. Jones; her uncle, Eldridge Young; and her grandson, Germany Miller, Jr.

Visitation was observed on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Ford and Joseph Funeral Home. A rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m.

Words of condolences may be expressed at fordandjosephfh.com.

Ford and Joseph Funeral Home, 907 N. Market St., Opelousas, LA, (337) 942-6750, was in charge of arrangements.



Published in the Daily World from May 1 to May 4, 2014
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