Elton-Funeral service for Elizabeth Marie Abbott Thompson, 91, will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the Indian Bible Church. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Home.
The family will receive visitors at Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Home of Elton on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 4-10 p.m. with a Singing Service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Wednesday morning from 8 a.m. until time of service.
Elizabeth, affectionately known as “Kosi-kan”, which means “the good aunt” in the Coushatta language, was a loving mom, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was the oldest living Coushatta tribal member of the Bobcat Clan. Elizabeth taught Sunday school at the Indian Bible Church for over 25 years. Some of her favorite past times included basket weaving, gardening fruits and vegetables, and she loved planting her roses. She also enjoyed collecting, playing Wa-hoo and dominoes. She loved God, her family and her Indian heritage.
Those left to cherish Elizabeth’s memory include her daughter, Debra Thompson, of Elton; her six grandchildren, Keisha Comeaux and husband, Frank, of Eunice, Steven Thompson and wife, Brandi, of Lake Charles, Kim Captain of Elton, Xena Thompson and fiancé, Bryan Fontenot, of Elton, Leigh-Anne Michelle Thompson of Elton, and Rachel Daigle of Eunice; four great grandchildren, Nelson Daigle and Jordan Comeaux, both of Eunice, Giana Jere Pullman of Elton, and Sara Courville of Eunice.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, Launie Abbott and Ency Robinson; her husband, Sam Thompson; one son, Michael Glenn Thompson; and three infant children, Brock Randall, Stephen and Elaine Thompson.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.ardoinfuneralhome.com and to our Facebook page: Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Homes.