Easter “E.T.” Juanita Jackson Troullier, 82, peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Born on Easter Sunday, 1938 in Lake Charles, LA., Easter attended W.O. Boston High School where she once reigned as Homecoming Queen. She went on to receive an undergraduate degree from Southern University A&M, then a Master of Education from Nicholls State University in 1975. Easter was a resident of Westwego, LA for more than 60 years, and was one of the first African-American educators in Jefferson Parish, where she taught for over 33 years. Easter was a devout member of New Zion Baptist Church, and served in several auxiliaries to include: The Pastor Support Committee (President), Emeritus Trojans Club, Hospitality (Chairwomen), Scholarship Committee (Chairwomen), and Tireless Workers. She was also an Eastern Star, and formal member of the Original Exclusive Twenties Social Club. Easter is survived by her sons, Marcus Aurelius Harris-Troullier (James) of Austin, TX, and Luke Anthony Troullier (Christy) of Gretna, LA; brother, Henry Jackson (Joyce) of Lake Charles, LA; sister-in-law, Leola Jackson of Baton Rouge, LA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and her cherished companion, Chico. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Rachel Jackson; siblings, Columbus Jackson, Marilyn Holmes, Arthur Lee Jackson, twins, Clarence and Claude Jackson, Margaret Jackson-Crowe; and her faithful companion, Chaos.
– A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:00AM at New Zion Baptist Church, 2319 Third St., New Orleans, LA.
– Visitation will be held from 8:00AM until the hour of service.
– Interment will be private.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.