Ida Abshier

d. December 5, 2019

Ida Abshier

Ida Mae Claire Abshier, 83 years old went to be with the Lord on December 5, 2019 at Tulane Medical Center following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Austin Cody Abshier and is survived by her husband of 23 years, John Jeffers; her son, Mark Abshier; her son, Sim Abshier and wife Jonna Abshier; her son, Benjamin Abshier and wife Brenda Abshier; her son, Joel Abshier; one brother, Emmet Scobel; three sisters, Lynda Chatelain; Joan Springer; Nancy Scobel; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and numerous cousins and close friends.

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Buras, Louisiana, she was the daughter of Emmet and Julia (Morel) Scobel. Ida was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy in New Orleans. Ida enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a very talented woman who enjoyed making greeting cards, painting, and other arts and crafts. She was a loving mother, wife, and sister who will be missed terribly. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington, Louisiana on Monday December 9, 2019 at 12:00 Noon. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM till 12:00 PM. Interment will be at Restland Memory Park Cemetery in Bishop, Texas on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Condolences to the family may be offered online at

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Monday, December 16, 2019

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