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Elese Peterson Nicholas

Elese Peterson Nicholas
  • April 11, 1936 - July 6, 2016
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Elese Peterson Nicholas entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the age of 63. Daughter of the late Ollie W. Peterson and Alvin Gray. Wife of Johnell Nicholas. Mother of Nikias Nicholas, Ta-Tanisha Gross (Thomas), and Taju Nicholas (Aisha). Sister of Ollie P. Hankton and Girod Peterson (Tamara), and the late Sharon Peterson and Alverina Dudley. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers-in-law, 4 sisters-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was a 1970 graduate of Joseph S. Clark High School.
Relatives and friends of the family, pastors, officers, and members of Living Faith Christian Fellowship are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Living Faith Christian Fellowship, 4339 Eastern Street at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Thomas Gross, Sr. officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment: Providence Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please visit to sign the guestbook.