Evangelist Elaine Marie Harkins, 59, a resident of Morgan City, died Monday, January 2, 2012 at Teche Regional Medical Center at 12:35 p.m.
Visitation will be at Second Mission Baptist Church Saturday, Jan.7, from 9 a.m. until funeral at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Morgan City Cemetery.
Evangelist Harkins graduated from Morgan City High School in 1970 and began her working career at Shell Offshore, Inc. She later broadened her career and became a loyal and dedicated employee at Firmin Architects Ltd.
She accepted Jesus Christ and witnessed for the Lord by way of radio on Sundays initially with her mother, Helen Dorsey, on KBZE. She was one of the pioneering clients of KBZE 105.9FM when the station signed on the air Jan. 1, 1993.
Evangelist Harkins leaves to cherish her memories two aunts, one uncle and a half sister, Gertie Eugene; two godchildren, a host of relatives, friends and colleagues.
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, grandmother, aunts, uncles and cousins with whom she is now rejoicing.
Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to the family.