Doris “Cookie’’ Butler Idel, – passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019 in New Orleans, LA at the age of 87. She is survived by her children, Andrea Idel (Clifford) West, Rosalind Idel Culberth, Cornelius Idel III, Vernon Idel and Anthony Jackson; sisters, Cleo Revish and Olga Bankston; grandchildren, Wanda (Honorable Tony) Knotts, Renata Johnson, Latrina (Willie III) Carr, Abemunah Ben yah Alef, Kenneth Idel Culberth, Keyanna Idel, Cornelius Idel IV, Tamara Cole, Keenan Jackson, and Ashley Jackson; devoted friend, Alice Faust; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, other relatives and friends. Doris is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Cornelius Idel Jr.; parents, Matthew Butler and Lee Ester Butler; son, Tyrone Idel; grandson, Darius Idel; sisters, Gloria Joseph and Marion Butler; brothers, Evans, Ulyesses Sr., Vernon, and Willard Butler.
Relatives, friends, Employees of Kipp Believe Prep, The Regency Banquet Hall, and Trumpet Zion Fellowship Ministries are invited to attend the funeral services honoring Doris on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10:00AM at Fifth African Baptist Church, 3419 S. Robertson St., New Orleans, LA. Rev. Dale Sanders, officiating.
Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Providence Memorial Park, Metairie LA.
Earthly remains entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.