Estella LeDay

May 23, 1934 - January 7, 2022

Estella LeDay, 87, of Winnie, died Friday, January 7, 2022, at Riceland Medical Center. She was born May 23, 1934, in Mallet, Louisiana, now known as Lawtell, Louisiana, to Anastasia and Goldman Guillory.

Estella was affectionately known as “Nan Sis” on her side of the family and as “Anastell” on her husband’s side. She enjoyed cooking and zydeco music. She especially loved the rose garden she had in front of her house.

Survivors include her children, Anatole LeDay, Jr. and wife, Judy, of Rayne, Louisiana; Anthony LeDay and wife, Marie, of Beaumont; Michael LeDay and wife, Claudette, of San Diego, California; Daniel LeDay and wife, Faye, of Winnie; and Theresa LeDay-Freeman, of Dallas; grandchildren, Daphanie; Mia; Anatole III; Johnathan; Taneshah; Joseph; Danalicia; Gwendolyn; Shalandra; Aaron; Anthony; Alden; Alex; Denise; Jacquise; and JáReese; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sisters, Laura Guillory and Ella E. Fontenot.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Anatole LeDay, Sr.; daughter, Charlene Marie LeDay; and eight siblings.

A gathering of Mrs. LeDay’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 14, 2022, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Reverend Anthony LeDay, Sr. will officiate closing prayer. Her interment will take place at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Lawtell, Lousiana. The family requests that all attendees wear a mask to be permitted entry to Mrs. LeDay’s gathering. If you prefer not to wear a mask, please share your condolences to the family via Mrs. LeDay’s website obituary at as an alternative to attending.

Memorial contributions in honor of Mrs. LeDay may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, Virginia 22102.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • January 14, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • January 14, 2022
  • 6:00 pm


Saint Ann Cemetery
  • U.S. Highway 190, Lawtell, Louisiana, 70550,

Comments (6)

    Pamela K. Chavis says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Anastell will be greatly missed. She will be remembered for her kindness and that beautiful smile that she always displayed. Prayers going forth for the entire Leday family. Rest well🙏🏽🙏🏽

    Will and Jane says:

    Please accept our deepest condolences

    Will and Jane says:

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family may she rest in the arms of GOD

    Patrick Stelly says:

    Daniel my heart goes out to you and the family, It’s hard to let mom go ,much love for yall

    Sue Foster says:

    So sorry for your loss. May God give each loved one strength and peace. She was so sweet.

    Fr Tony Kall says:

    Kerry sorry for your loss. Be sure of my prayers for Estella

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