Funeral services to celebrate the life of Azelia P. Efferson, 86, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2201 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Burial to follow the service at Rose-Neath Cemetery, 5185 Swan Lake Road, Bossier City, Louisiana.
Azelia was born August 13, 1936, in Port Allen, Louisiana, to William Pecquet and Laura Loup Pecquet, and passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Azelia Efferson met and fell in love with Joseph R Efferson Sr., whom she married and had six children. She devoted her time and effort to raising their six children while living in Louisiana and North Carolina.
Azelia is preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, John W Pecquet, Maurice Pecquet, William Pecquet, and Howard Pecquet; three sisters, Joyce Glass, Theresa Hebert, and Thelma Mertz. She is survived by her sister, Shirley Pecquet, of Prairieville, Louisiana; two sons, Joseph Efferson, Jr. and wife, Cindy, Douglas Efferson and wife, Vanessa; four daughters, Catherine Beaird and husband, Rex, Carla Plunkett and husband, James, Cindy Cipriano and husband, Francisco, Phyllis Thurman and husband, David.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be James Plunkett, Jr., Jared Thurman, Joshua Thurman, Cody Efferson, Daniel Cipriano, Carlos Cipriano, and Seth Butcher.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation may be made to Hot Springs Village Sacred Heart church at 295 Balearic Rd, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71909 (http://hsvsacredheart.com).
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