Angelle T. Avants

Angelle T. Avants, born on November 10, 1971, gained her angel wings on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 45. She is survived by her fiancé, Aaron Lunt. She is also survived by her 2 sons, Cory Reis (Catherine), Channing Reis, her granddaughter Seren Reis, her step-daughter Morgan Lunt, her brother Kenny Fayard Jr. (Tyler), her sisters Shannon Cosse (Corey), Kelly Swaby, her parents Linda Schiro and Joseph Cosgrove Jr. She is also fondly remembered by her adopted father Kenny Fayard Sr., her precious fur baby “Voodoo”, her Paran Jay Autin and godmother Anna Fayard, along with many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Velma Hoffmann & T.J. Hymel, her paternal grandparents Joe & Marguerite Cosgrove and Jimmy & Pat Fayard.

Angelle was born in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish where she was known and loved as “Nana” to her many, many babies. She will be deeply missed by her family and by all those whose lives she touched. She was well loved and affectionately known for her good nature and generous heart.

Relatives and friends were invited to attend a memorial gathering held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., followed by a celebration of her life that began at 11:00 a.m. Her burial was private. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit