Keith Shalawn August

Funeral services will be held for Mr. Keith August, 40, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Journet & Bolden Funeral Home, 711 S. Corinne Street, New Iberia. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. until time of services. Rev. Richard Archangel will officiate the services. Interment will be private.

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Keith Shalawn August departed his earthly home and entered into eternal rest with his heavenly father.

Keith was born August 6, 1977 in Lafayette. Keith was a resident of Jeanerette. He was baptized at St. Mark Baptist Church in Jeanerette. Keith received his GED, then went to complete the requirements to become a barber. He loved cutting hair of his beloved customers.

He leaves to cherish fond memories of his life, his mother Mary August of Jeanerette, La; one sister, Shantell August of Port Arthur, Texas; one brother, Wilfred “Billy” Matthews Jr. of Four Corners; two daughters, Keithalyn Sam of New Iberia and Robnaisha Johnson of Port Arthur, Texas; one son, Donvontae Ozenne of New Iberia; his father, Wilfred James Matthews and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his grandparents, Philoman August and McKinley Lotts Sr.; a step-father, Kenneth Lewis; uncles, McKinley Lotts Jr., Clarence August, Clifton August, Robert August; one cousin, Michael August.

Active and honorary pallbearers will be family members and friends.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Journet & Bolden Funeral Home, 711 S. Corinne Street, New Iberia, LA 70560. 369-3638.

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