Nancy Lena Machado
Nancy Lena Machado
  • March 15, 1952 - December 25, 2017
  • Port Sulphur, Louisiana

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Nancy Phillips Machado entered the gates of heaven to be with our Lord on December 25th 2017 at the age of 65. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 15th 1952 to the late Maurice & Emelda Phillips, Nancy leaves many family members and friends behind to cherish her memory. Survived by her husband of 46 years Maxie Machado, four loving children; Valerie M. Winton, Gregory P. Machado (Shalena), Cheri L. Salinas (Jose), Jamie M. Williams (Markell), 17 grandchildren, three brothers; Maurice Phillips, Danny Phillips, Mark Phillips, four sisters; Rosina Phillippe, Miranda Phillippe, Ladonna Sylve, and Juliana Phillips. Nancy is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Nancy was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. A member of Grand Bayou's Light Tabernacle Church, Nancy lived her life serving God faithfully, was adamant about her family serving God and was a witness to everyone about His goodness and mercy. Nancy was a resident of Grand Bayou, but also very much enjoyed her 15 years spent in Tennessee. Services will be held at Exceleration Church located at 7737 Hwy 23 in Belle Chasse, LA officiated by Pastor Terry Bell. Family and friends are encouraged to attend the funeral service beginning at 12:00pm on Saturday, December 30th with visitation from 10:00am-12:00pm. A wake will be held on Friday, December 29th from 6:00pm-9:00pm(immediate family is welcome to come at 5:00pm). Graveside service is to follow Saturday afternoon at Our Lady of Perpetual Health Cemetery in Belle Chasse. Please express condolences at