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Ellis ("Da Biscuit") Hall, Sr.

March 20, 1937 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Ellis Hall, Sr. Obituary

Ellis Hall, Sr.

March 20, 1937 – December 31, 2023

Ellis “Da Biscuit” Hall, Sr. departed his earthly life and entered his eternal home at St. James Parish Hospital on Sunday, December 31, 2023 at the age of 86.

Ellis Hall, Sr. was born on March 20, 1937 in Edgard, LA. He was the son of Washington Hall, Sr., and Rozelia Marshall Hall.

Biscuit accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age. He later joined Second African Baptist Church in Edgard, LA. where Rev. Joseph Weber was the pastor.

Ellis Biscuit Hall was Justice of the Peace in Edgard, LA for over 20 years until his retirement. He worked as a custodian in the St. John Parish School System. He later started working at Club Grocery and then landed his final job with St. John Parish Utilities until his retirement.

On March 3 1962 he was united in Holy Matrimony to his beloved wife Alice Burke Hall of 61years.  From their union 5 children were born, Ellis Kevin Hall, Jr., Zelda Hall Ketchens (Allen), Burnell Anthony Hall, Sr. (Bridget), Amanda Hall Hayes and Craig Martin Hall, Sr. (Rechell) and his grandson who he raised as a son, Dontrell Michael Hall also a bonus son Rico Lumar, Sr. (Deidra). Ellis was the loving grandfather of 19 Grandchildren and 25 Great Grandchildren.  He was also survived by  his sister-in-law Florence "Tee-Tee" Burke and brothersin-law Randolph Burke, Jimmy Holland, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. His devoted nieces Betty Boudoin and Annette Jenkins.  Devoted friends, Gerald Bastian, Wilbert Milton, Sr., Milton Cox, Alfred Narcisse, Sr. and Russell Jack, Sr.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rozelia Hall and Washington Hall, Sr., 1 daughter, Tina Howard, his siblings, Jessie Hall, John Hall, Sr., Washington Hall, Jr., Richard Hall, Aldonia Johnson, Irene Holland, Ophelia Stockman, Lillly Lumar, Josephine Gordon and Anniois Hall, his Mother-in-law Elizabeth Burke and his Father-in-law Joseph Burke. 

Relatives and friends of the family, Pastors, Officers and Member of Second African Baptist church and all neighboring churches along with St. John Parish Schools, Galata Chemical Plant, St. John Parish Clerk of Court Office, Turner Industries, Entergy Services and Armant Fleet are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebration at 11:00am on Saturday, January 13, 2024 Second African Baptist Church, 136 West 3rd Street, Edgard, LA 70049. Rev. Clarence Z. Mollaire-Pastor-Officiant. Visitation 9:00am until time of service at the above-named church. Interment St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Final Arrangements Entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, Laplace, LA  70068. 985-359-1919.  “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission.”

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January 13, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Second African Baptist Church
136 W. 3rd Street
Edgard, LA 70049

Celebration of Life
January 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Second African Baptist Church
136 W. 3rd Street
Edgard, LA 70049

Interment following funeral service
January 13, 2024

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Mausoleum
2349 La Hwy 18
Edgard, LA 70049


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