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In Memory of

Amanda Rae Celestine

December 13, 1978 - June 15, 2017

Obituary


Services for Amanda Rae "Mandy" Celestine, 38, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Rice Cemetery in Leggett.
Amanda passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Beaumont, Texas. She was born December 13, 1978 in Lufkin, Texas and has Downs Syndrome.
She was a member of Faith Congregational Methodist Church, the Girl Scouts, Special Olympics bowling and track, and loved her monthly visit to Catfish King.
Amanda has lived the past 17 years...

Services for Amanda Rae "Mandy" Celestine, 38, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Rice Cemetery in Leggett.
Amanda passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Beaumont, Texas. She was born December 13, 1978 in Lufkin, Texas and has Downs Syndrome.
She was a member of Faith Congregational Methodist Church, the Girl Scouts, Special Olympics bowling and track, and loved her monthly visit to Catfish King.
Amanda has lived the past 17 years in "Jubilee House" with her "special friends" in Beaumont.
She is survived by her mother, Mildred Celestine of Burke; sisters, Kari Celestine and Kay Celestine, both of Burke; brother and sister-in-law, Clint and Yolonda Poncho of Livingston; nieces, Haley and Mikayla Sudduth of Burke and their dad Michael Sudduth; nephew, Hawk Poncho of Livingston; numerous other relatives and countless friends; and many relatives of the Alabama Coushatta Reservations of Texas and Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her father, Milton Warren Celestine, in November 2012.
Her family wishes to extend special thanks to Demetra, Diane, Arvy and the staff at Jubilee House for many years of love, care and friendship.
The family will receive friends from noon until service time on Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.