Roy Henry Abraham

August 21, 1940 ~ May 20, 2018


Funeral services for Mr. Roy Henry Abraham, 77, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018 in the Church of Christ, 1812 N. Cutting, with Pastor Kevin Mitchell officiating.


Burial will be in the Peterson Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.


Visitation will be at the Church of Christ from 8:00 a.m. Saturday until time of services.


Mr. Abraham passed away at 5:52 a.m., Sunday, May 20, 2018 in the Heart Hospital in Lafayette.


Mr. Abraham was a native of Breaux Bridge and a resident of Jennings most of his life. He was a retired welder. He loved to dress nice, ride in clean vehicles and was always washing his truck. He was a member of Christ Encounter Worship Center.


Survivors include his wife, Gloria Brown Abraham; three daughters, Shena Edwards of Lake Charles, Shelly Lewis of Jennings, Miesha Baker of North Carolina; five sons, Troy (Mary) Smith of Baytown, TX, Tevis (Blanquetta) of Baton Rouge, Kerman Abraham, Reginald (Cynthia) Mallet of Jennings, Cole Gloston of Jennings; three sisters, Willa Mae Alexander of Breaux Bridge, Joyce (Anthony) Alexander of Jennings, Earline (Rev. Horace) Miller of Temple, TX; two brothers, Bradley Abraham, Jr. and Jerry Abraham both of Jennings; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.


Mr. Abraham is preceded in death by his parents, Bradley and Lena Batiste Abraham; three sisters, Zenobia Alexander, Doris Palfrey, and Elsie Soularie.


Burial: Saturday, June 2, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Peterson Memorial Cemetery

Funeral Service: Saturday, June 2, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 am

Jennings Church of Christ

Visitation: Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Jennings Church of Christ

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  1. I am very sorry for your loss. Some of my favorite scriptures at times like this are John 14:27 and Revelation 21:1-5. May these bring you comfort and hope! Sincerely…..

  2. You will truly be missed Unk! Me and the kids love you and thank you for being such a wonderful Uncle tell Mamaw we love her and miss her so so soooooo much her and the rest of the family up there ..

  3. Sending my prayers along with my deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences, may he rest in peace!

  4. Mr. Candyman was such a sweet and loving man that stayed with a smile on his face. He left a mark on everyone he met. We gonna miss you. Rest Peacefully.

  5. Rest in peace cousin Roy, may the perpetual light shine on you forever and ever. You will be missed.

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