Antonia-Defaye August-Obituary

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Antonia Defaye August

Lafayette, Louisiana

Aug 3, 1974 – Oct 11, 2019 (Age 45)


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Carney Funeral Home - Lafayette Obituary

Abbeville, LA ----- A Celebration of Life for Antonia “Nunnie” Defaye August, 45, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, 313 S. Lamar Street., Abbeville, LA. Pastor Walter August, Jr. will officiate the service.

Interment will follow in Graves Family Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at Thursday at 8:00 AM and conclude at 11:00 AM at the church.

Antonia was born on Sunday, March 3, 1974 to the parents, Alvin Levine, Sr. and the late Geraldine August in Lafayette, LA. She attended the schools of Vermilion parish. She worked for many years as a CNA in Abbeville, LA and New Iberia, LA. She had an infectious smile and outgoing personality.

In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by her, her aunt/mother who raised her, Lanie Fusilier; grandparents: Mary Vernis Plowden and Walter August, Sr.  Antonia‘s life came to an end unexpectedly on Friday, October 11, 2019 in New Iberia, LA.

Antonia leaves to cherish many precious memories with her children, Alexis August, Alania August, Walter August and Nazarion Perro , all of Abbeville, LA, Alexandria August and Nicholas Perro, Jr., both of New Iberia, LA, Deshawn Perro of Erath, LA and Fabian August of Houston, TX; her  father, Alvin (Victoria) Levine, Sr. of Abbeville, LA her uncle/father, who reared her, Clarence  (Brenda) Fusilier of Erath, LA; her siblings, Andrea (TJ Darby) Wilson, Angela (Billy) Harrison-Laston, Tommy (Carla) Williams, Jr., Alvine  Levine, Jr., and Joshua Levine, Sr., all of Abbeville, LA, Kendra (Kerry Conway) Fusilier of Erath, LA, Tara (Renny) Keal of New Iberia, LA and Crystal Sadler of Delcambre, LA;  five grandchildren; her aunts and uncles; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.

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Professional services entrusted Carney Funeral Home, 602 North Pierce Street, Lafayette, LA, (337) 235-9789, is in charge of arrangements.

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My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family at this time of bereavement . May your hearts find comfort in the fond memories and gods wonderful promise for the future. John 6:40

Missing you so much sis. Rest easy. Love you

I'm so heartbroken I'm going to miss u soooo much my sister I love you high baby you've earned your wings... please give my baby Paige a big hug and kiss for and tell her I love and miss her sooo much.....R.I.P. NUNNIE

I met this beautiful soul, being her sister was a former coworker. I haven't seen Nunnie in years, but what I remember most about her is her gorgeous smile and exuberant spirit. R.I.P.
and fly high, queen!

Juss no u r gonna b missed Im gonna remember wen I first met u wen we worked at churchs n the early 90s ress eazy

Prayer's to Uncle B and the rest of my Levine Family. Sorry I can't be there but i'm with yall in spirit. Rest easy my Cuzzen

Will be missed ...great person n a hard worker

Condolences to the family
Antonio was a beautiful person inside and out...

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.