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     The parents of William Case came to New York from England and purchased the Algonquin Hotel. After the mother died, giving birth to a baby, George, the father left George in an orphanage and went with William to Rising Sun, IN. William Case, as a young man, left Rising Sun, IN and floated on a flat-boat (barge) down the Mississippi River to Natchez, MS. There he met and married Virginia Texada. Her grand-father was Don Manuel Garcia Texada. Their sons John and Jerome came to LA.[thercase.FTW]
     The parents of William Case came to New York from England and purchased the Algonquin Hotel. After the mother died, giving birth to a baby, George, the father left George in an orphanage and went with William to Rising Sun, IN. William Case, as a young man, left Rising Sun, IN and floated on a flat-boat (barge) down the Mississippi River to Natchez, MS. There he met and married Virginia Texada. Her grand-father was Don Manuel Garcia Texada. Their sons John and Jerome came to LA.
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Case, William Laboyteaux (I356586)
 
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A Mass of Christian burial for Gerard Michael "Jerry" Lipari will be celebrated on Friday, June 19, 2015, at 12:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. He will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Father Angelo Cremaldi will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday at the church from 10:30 AM until time of Mass, with the rosary being prayed at 11:00 AM.

Jerry, as he was affectionately known, was born in Morgan City on New Year's Day, 1954 to the late Mike Peter Lipari and the late Lucy Agnes Listi Lipari. He was raised in Patterson and in his early years worked in home construction, building many homes in the Patterson area. He was a longtime executive for Boy Scouts of America, Evangeline Area Council and in his later years was a professional poker player. He passed away at the age of 61 on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Lisa Kay Laws Lipari; two children, Lieutenant Colonel Ben Lipari and his wife Melissa, and C. Maria Lipari-Hardy and her companion Eric Forsythe, Jr.; seven grandchildren, Eric III, Montana, Christopher, Dominik, Noah, Ruby, and Joseph; his siblings, Peter Michael Lipari, Leona "Lee" L. Lee, Mary Antoinette L. Guarisco, F. Elizabeth "Liz" L. Prestenbach, Judy Ann L. Keegan; his mother-in-law, Verdie Laws; his father-in-law, Delbert Laws; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his sisters, Diane L. Cheramie and Josephine Lipari (infant); and his nephew, Tony Resignola.

Serving as pallbearers will be Lieutenant Colonel Ben Lipari, Christopher Hardy, Dominik Lipari, Peter Keegan, Harris LaGrange, Neal Laws, Eric Forsythe, Jr., Eric Forsythe III, and Edward Hardy. Honorary pallbearers will be Peter Lipari, Donald Black, and Delbert Laws.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873. 
Lipari, Gerard Michael (I5754)
 
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A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church in Charenton for Mrs. Regena Blanchard Frederick, with a gathering of family and friends on Friday from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary. The rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church at 9:00 AM. Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Melancon, Joshua Frederick, Matthew Rupple, Glenn Blanchard, Waylen Frederick, Jr., and Blake Marcotte. Honorary pallbearers will be Antoine Blanchard, Ambrose Blanchard, Raymond Frederick, and Wayne Melancon. She will be laid to rest in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Gregory Cormier will officiate the services.

Mrs. Regena was a native of St. Martinville and a resident of Charenton. She was a longtime parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Charenton, where she served for many years as a Trustee, Eucharistic Minister, as well as a Religion Teacher for over 40 years. She was 88.

Survivors include four children, Waylen Joseph Frederick and his wife June, Shirleen Marie Melancon and her husband Wayne, Randall Joseph Frederick and his wife Jeanie, and David James Frederick and his wife Debra Jean; two brothers, Antoine Blanchard and Ambrose Blanchard and his wife Mary Ann; six sisters, Rita Charpentier, Lena Mae Businelle, Lucy Marcotte, Beatrice Judice and her husband Lee, Emily Blanchard, and Irene Blanco; two brothers-in-law, Raymond Frederick and Ted Mire; nine grandchildren, Waylen Jr., Kimberly, Joshua, Dana, Matthew, Chad, Melissa, Samantha, and Katrina; step-grandchildren, Jeannie and Johnnie; numerous great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarest J. Frederick; one son, Kenneth Lee Frederick; her father, Rene Blanchard; her mother, Anita Gaudet Blanchard; three brothers, Abel, Elton, and Francis Blanchard; one sister, Marie Ann Blanchard; five brothers-in-law, Raymond Charpentier, Rodney Businelle, Ernest Blanco, Elmer Marcotte, and Clarence Frederick; and four sisters-in-law, Ruby Stroud Blanchard, Barbara Perez Blanchard, Sue Frederick, and Marie Frederick.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in Mrs. Regena's name to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Maintenance Fund, PO Box 278, Charenton, LA 70523.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426. 
Blanchard, Regena (I349593)
 
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Cloud Manley "Rusty" Winstead Jr. passed away on Monday, June 8, 2015.

He was born on Jan. 1, 1923, in Weatherford. He graduated from Weatherford High School and attended Weatherford College. Rusty was a rancher and a former employee of Leonard's Farm Store in Fort Worth. He was a member of the North Main Church of Christ and a lifelong resident of Weatherford. Rusty loved people and was a friend to all. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers; and two nephews. 

He is survived by wife, Ruth Winstead; and sister, Carrie Bridges; one nephew and three nieces; numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Pallbearers will be Bob Winstead, Patrick Winstead, Wayne Walker, Clint Walker, Jarred Vickers and John Bethel.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be held at North Main Church of Christ on Thursday, June 11, at 10 a.m. with John Herington officiating.

Burial will follow at Spring Creek Cemetery. 
Winstead, Cloudless Manley Jr. (I73682)
 
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Funeral services for Chestin Joseph "Chet" Boudreaux, Jr. will be held during an 11:00 AM graveside service on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Baldwin where he will be laid to rest. Fr. Gregory Cormier will conduct the service.

Chet was a native of Abbeville, a former longtime resident of Franklin, and a resident of Port Allen for the past 25 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Vietnam War for which he was awarded the Bronze Star. He passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 14, 2015, following a brief illness.

Survivors include his three daughters, Lauri B. Louviere and her husband Dwayne of Jeanerette, Kristy L. Boudreaux of Broussard, and Michelle B. Van Norden and her husband Todd of Port Allen; three grandchildren, Luke Anthony Louviere of Jeanerette, Lanie Taylor White of Broussard, and Stella Grace Van Norden of Port Allen; and a special friend, Linda Muth of Luling.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Agnes "Cele" Bodin Boudreaux; his parents, Dr. Chestin "Chet" Joseph Boudreaux, Sr. and Stella Landry Boudreaux; and an infant sister, Rosalind Ann Boudreaux.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Chet's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, 800-805-5856, or online at www.stjude.org, or to Immaculate Conception Church, Office of Religious Education, Attn. Rachel Christ, PO Box 158, Lakeland, LA 70752.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426. 
Boudreaux, Chestin Joseph Jr. (I405402)
 
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Funeral services for Daniel Joseph Rogers, Sr. will be held Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 1:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin. He will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Ibert's Mortuary from 11:00 AM until time of service. Serving as pallbearers will be his six grandsons, Kyle Bonin, Manuel Rogers, Lee Mallet, Robert Mallet, D. J. Rogers, and Darryl Rogers.

Mr. Daniel was born in Louisa, Louisiana on July 11, 1929, the eldest of seven children born to the late Cyrus P. Rogers and the late Emily Lormand Rogers. He was a former longtime resident of Franklin and Mamou, and was a resident of Breaux Bridge since 2006. Mr. Daniel was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II with the Navy Construction Battalion. His favorite pastime was music and dancing, especially to The Rebels. On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at St. Agnes Health Care Center in Breaux Bridge, Mr. Daniel went home to the Lord at the age of 85.

Survivors include five children, Daniel J. Rogers, Jr. and his wife Donna Hebert Rogers of Broussard, Donna R. Mallet and her husband Robert Mallet of Arnaudville, Sandra R. Tamporello and her husband Glenn Tamporello of Breaux Bridge, Susan R. Bonin and her husband Ronald Bonin, Jr. of Breaux Bridge, and Roxane R. Derouen and her husband Nyron Derouen of New Iberia; one brother, C. J. Rogers and his wife Sylvia of Carencro; three sisters, Velma R. Belanger and her husband Robert of Jeanerette, Loretta R. Clements and her companion Jimmy Romero of New Iberia, and Ann R. Trahan and her husband Jessie of Abbeville; a sister-in-law, Nelda Rogers of Franklin; ten grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Sadie Bodin Rogers; one granddaughter, Amy Tamporello; two brothers, Alvoid Rogers and Harold Rogers; and his longtime companion, Carrie Jordan.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426. 
Rogers, Daniel Joseph Sr. (I408597)
 
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Funeral services for Herbert P. "Trace" Barras, III, will be held Monday, February 23, 2015, at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin at a 3:00 PM Mass of Christian burial. Father Bill Melancon will be the celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services. He will be laid to rest in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Baldwin. A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at the Church of Assumption from 10:00 AM until time of service.

Serving as pallbearers will be David Aymond, II, Robert Box, Jr., Scott Naquin, Jared Caviness, Jonathan Walden, Nick Bailey, Jessie Mendoza and Nick Mendoza. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Nathaniel Caldwell, Cody Thibodeaux and Brennan Caffery.

Trace, a native of Franklin and lifelong resident of Baldwin, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at University Medical Hospital in Shreveport, surrounded by family. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, who will be remembered for his amazing sense of humor, his unforgettable laugh, and for having the kindest heart of any man his family and friends have known. Trace also was a member of a very competitive fantasy football league and will be greatly missed by his league.

Survivors include his father, Herbert P. "Bert" Barras, Jr. of Charenton; mother, Lisa Ibert Barras and her fiancé Peter Stark of Port Barre; sister, Bailey Barras Caldwell and her husband Justin of Lafayette; nephew, Nathaniel Caldwell; best friend/brother, David Aymond, II of Carencro; maternal grandfather, Charles Bordelon of Franklin; maternal aunts and uncles, Denise Ibert Lane and her husband Tom of Houston, TX, Brian "Ki" Ibert and his wife Kye of Rockwall, TX, Brad Ibert and his wife Trish of Mire, and Paul Ibert of Franklin; paternal aunts and uncles, Lynn Barras-Leyse, Ann Barras, Blythe Lyons and Lon Randall, all of Lafayette; maternal cousins, Kate Lane of Boston, MA and Mark Lane of Houston, TX; and a special family friend, Kim Hidalgo.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Charles Smith Ibert and Nancy Bailey Ibert Bordelon; paternal grandparents, Herbert P. Barras, Sr. and Hazel Hebert Barras; maternal uncle, Glenn David Ibert; paternal aunts, Cecilia Barras Wilson and Aimee Barras Parro; and paternal uncle, Dean Leyse.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main St., Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426. 
Barras, Herbert Paul III (I428196)
 
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Funeral services will be held Friday, April 17, 2015, at 2:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson for Carroll J. Cuvillier, a native of Roanoke, AL and a resident of Bayou Vista, who passed away peacefully at the age of 67, hand in hand with her husband, on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at her residence. She will be laid to rest in Ibert's Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor Darren White, her nephew, will conduct the services. Musical selections will be performed by Karen Norred, her niece. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday at Ibert's Mortuary from 11:00 AM until time of service.

Carroll was a wonderful woman who will forever be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her loving husband, Bobby L. Cuvillier; two daughters, Gretta Benefield Rabardi and Brandi Danielle Anthony; two grandsons, Justin Bowyer and Jagar Anthony; one granddaughter, Jesalyn Pearl; one great grandson, Isaiah Bowyer; one brother, Dwain Waldrep and his wife Shirley; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mitchell and Flossie Brown Waldrep; one granddaughter, Amanda Kay Benefield; and one sister, Geneava White.

Serving as pallbearers will be Ryan Cuvillier, Darren Cuvillier, Justin Bowyer, and Jagar Anthony.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to help alleviate funeral expenses.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873. 
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James "T-Boy" Nolton Rougeau passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the age of 85.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral Home
in Eunice. Deacon David Guillory will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

James is survived by his wife, Lessie Carrier Rougeau and numerous nieces and nephews.

James was preceded in death by his parents Duma Rougeau and Nita Smith Rougeau and
sister Elsie Rougeau Law.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Monday, April 13, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. by Deacon David Guillory. The funeral home will reopen at 8 a.m.
on Tuesday for visitation until the time of service.

Quirk & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
Rougeau, James Nolton (I434580)
 
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John Ray Schneider, Sr. passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the age of 80.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 10 AM at St. Anthony Catholic
Church. Msg. Robert Romero will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

John is survived by one daughter, Yolanda S. Martz of Warner Robbins, GA; three sons, Randy Joseph
Schneider and wife Karen of St. Simon Island, GA; Ramey J. Schneider of Mandeville, and John Ray Schneider, Jr.
and wife Debbie of Kenner; two sisters, Clara Smith of Oberlin and Julia Ann Slade of Houston, TX; eight
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents, George and Clara Manual Schneider; his wife, Linda Rougeau
Schneider; and one brother, George Schneider.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 5 PM to 10 PM at Quirk & Son
Funeral Home. A Rosary will be prayed at 6 PM by Deacon Gary Gaudin. The funeral home will reopen on
Saturday at 8 AM for visitation until the time of service.

Quirk & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
Schneider, John Ray Sr. (I448045)
 
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Judy Guidry passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014, at the age of 67.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral Home in Eunice. Pastor Dennis Gotreaux will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice.

Judy is survived by two sons, Gregory Gotreaux of Eunice and Kenneth Gotreaux, Jr. of Pineville; one daughter, Rachel LeJeune of Mamou; four brothers, Larry Guidry of Lafayette, Levan"Black" Guidry" of Eunice, Alfred Guidry of Lanse Meg, and Albert Guidry of Eunice; one sister, Lorraine Bertrand of Eunice; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Noel Guidry and Cecile Miller Guidry; one daughter, Holly Janot; one son, Christopher Gotreaux; two brothers, Felton Guidry and Clevan Guidry; and two sisters, Bernice Leger and Jeneatte Higginbotham.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Quirk & Son Funeral Home. The funeral home will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday for visitation until the time of service.
Quirk & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
Guidry, Judy (I387187)
 
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Melba Eaves Baldridge passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015, at the age of 90.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Krotz Springs First
Baptist Church. Pastor Chad Balfa will officiate. Interment will follow at the Krotz Springs First
Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are Aaron Morgan, Michael Morgan, Armando Garza, and
Jeremy Frey. Honorary pallbearers are Tim Morgan and Seth Baldridge.

Melba was born in Merryville, LA, a native of Krotz Springs, LA, resided in Lafayette, LA the last
three years of her life. She went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2015. Melba was a member and
active in the church with VBS and other activities prior to her declining health. She loved reading,
gardening, and enjoyed watching Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, cooking shows, country music, and
attending parties.

Melba was survived by her children, Diana Wasserman and husband Clyde Royals, Voncile Monique
and husband David Hudman, Hillary Allen and wife Mae Baldridge II, and Melanie B. and husband
Glenn McCauley. Melba was the eldest of her siblings. Her sisters and brothers include, Jackie
Williamson, Lora Peavy, Willie Bea Moses, Linda Willis, Henry Eaves, and Bob Eaves. She has ten
grandchildren: Tim Morgan, Hillary Morgan, Amber Darbonne Frey, Hillary Baldridge, III,
Seth Baldridge, Naomi Wasserman Stinson, Tzeidle Wasserman, and Gila Wasserman. She has
eighteen great-grandchildren: Alex Roussel, Aaron Morgan, Elizabeth Morgan, Emma Morgan, Michael Morgan,
Ella Morgan, Sara Higginbotham, Jolie Frey, Levi Frey, Armando Garza, Shawn Garza, Ariella Thomas,
Seth Voorhies, Dalton Baldridge, Hannah Baldridge, Willow Baldridge, Seth Alan Baldridge, Wyatt
Baldridge, and Erin Baldridge.

Melba was preceded in death by her parents, William Britt and Nannie Coleman Eaves; her husband,
Hillary Allen Baldridge Sr.; one sister, Nussie Eaves; and one granddaughter, Samantha Juanita Morgan.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. at
Quirk & Son Funeral Home in Eunice.

Quirk & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
Eaves, Melba (I451016)
 
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Memorial Services celebrating the life of Ronald David Fournet, 57, will be conducted on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Jenkins Memorial Baptist Church, 111 Oak Drive St. Martinville, LA. Visitation will begin at 9 am with religious services at 2 pm.

Ronald "Ronnie" David Fournet was born in in St. Martinville, LA on May 11, 1958 to Dr. Kenneth and Elsie Cooper Fournet. He passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center on Monday, March 7, 2016 with his endearing family by his side.

Ronnie, as he was known to family and close friends graduated from St. Martin Academy in St. Martinville, LA. He was a Paramedic with Acadian Ambulance for 20 years and a Manager with Radio Shack.

Ronnie was of the Baptist faith and was a former member of Jenkins Memorial Baptist Church. In his spare time he enjoyed riding motorcycles and playing computer games.

His "off the wall" humor will be missed.

Ronald is survived by his loving wife of 12 years, Lucille Karen Domingue Fournet, daughters Kayla Marie Fournet, Shannon Nicole Fournet, Sara Lynn Fournet and Victoria Smith-Patno; parents Dr. Kenneth Leon Fournet Sr. and Patricia Sibley Fournet; siblings Renee' Richter, Carrie Curet, Kenneth Fournet Jr., Cheryl Lambert, Dr. Timothy Fournet and Susan Fournet and grandchildren Gage Fournet, Sydni Fournet and Roland Smith-Patno.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his mother Elsie Cooper Fournet; daughter Ashley Renee Fournet, and his sister Cynthia Moore.

Share your condolences and words of comfort with the family of Ronald "Ronnie" Fournet at www.lafuneralservices.com

Ronald Fournet and his family were cared for and entrusted final arrangements to Louisiana Funeral Services & Crematory of Broussard, LA (337) 330-8006. 
Fournet, Ronald David (I388329)
 
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Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Guidry Funeral Home in Church Point, La. for John Bob Janise, 75. Bob, as he was known, was a native of Church Point and long-time resident of Baker, La. He died at 1:00 A.M. Thursday, January 22 at his residence. Reverend Glen Murphy of Grace Pentecostal Church of Central, La. will conduct the services with the assistance of Reverend Rick Hardwick of the Church Point Pentecostals. Interment will follow in the First Baptist Cemetery on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include his wife, Janell Boudreaux Janise of Baker; a son, Darrin Janise and companion Brenda of Baker; a daughter, Tammy Janise and companion Larry of Denham Springs, La.; his grandchildren, Jonathan and Joshua Janise and Tony Jacobs; his great-grandchildren: Dominic, Damian, Jeanne and Charlie Janise and Kaylee Jacobs; an uncle, Dickie Labbie and wife Pat of Lafayette, La. and an aunt, Stella Labbie of Sulphur, La.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin Janise and Dorris Labbie Janise Pedigo.

The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 4:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Friday, January 23 and continue from 9:00 A.M. Saturday until the time of the services.

A commercial painter who was a member of IUPAT Local 728 in Baton Rouge, La.; Bob enjoyed a life time of hunting and fishing with his grandchildren and had several camps during his lifetime.

Arrangements are being handled by Guidry Funeral Home, Inc.; 219 N. Broadway, Church Point, La. (337) 684-5488. View the obituary and guest book on-line at guidryfuneralhome.com. 
Janise, John Bob (I385562)
 
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Lenzi Kaye Desormeaux and Damian Todd Babineaux, II were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at seven o'clock in the evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne, Louisiana. The ceremony was officiated and blessed by Father Samuel Fontana.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Paul Desormeaux of Lafayette, Louisiana. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald Edwin Butcher and Mrs. Shirley Broussard Butcher of Lafayette, Louisiana and Mrs. Arline Denais Desormeaux and the late Mr. Ervin Dale Desormeaux of Lafayette, Louisiana. She is a 2008 graduate of Acadiana High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, were she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is currently employed by Regional Nutrition Assistance, Inc. as Senior Program Specialist.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Damian Todd Babineaux of Delcambre, Louisiana. He is the grandson of Mr. & Mrs. Harold Joseph Renard, Sr. of Delcambre, Louisiana, and Mr. & Mrs. Gordy Joseph Babineaux of New Iberia, and Ms. Janelle Boutte Babineaux of Youngsville, Louisiana. He is a 2007 graduate of Delcambre High School and attended Panola College and Baton Rouge Community College. He is currently employed by Advanced Telephone Concepts as a salesman.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless fit and flare gown that begins with a scalloped edged sweetheart neckline. Sequined embroidered lace sparkles down the skirt into the semi cathedral train. Enhancing the gown is a natural band fitted around the waist encrusted with a rhinestone and beaded medallion. The bride completed her look with a rhinestone and pearl trim cathedral veil. She held a bouquet of red royal majesty roses, white freesia with a center focus of green cymbidium orchids and cascading blue dendrobium orchids. The bouquet was adorned with her great grandmother's rosary.

Serving as Matron of Honor was Amy Desormeaux Hernandez, sister of the bride. Serving as bridesmaids were Brooklyn McKenzie Babineaux, sister of the groom, Alexandra Edith Gaspard, Chelsea Blake Degueyter, Rachel Elizabeth Saboe, and Kathryn Joan Keating, all friends of the bride. The Matron of Honor and bridesmaids wore a formal, eggplant silk taffeta, A-line gown with halter neckline, pleated collar detail and gathered band at natural waist by Jim Hjelm. They held a bouquet of red royal majesty roses and green cymbidium orchids. Serving as flower girl was Anistyn Renee' Hernandez, godchild of the bride. The flower girl wore an ivory silk taffeta, tea length dress handmade by Victoria Fillbach. The dress had a three layer tulle overlay skirt and short sleeves with pearl buttons. A wide ivory sash accentuated her waist and was made into a large bow at the center of her back. She wore an ivory pearl and champagne rhinestone halo in her hair. She held an antique wooden basket with royal red majesty roses with white, green, and purple flowers.

Serving as Best Man was Kramer Dade Vincent, friend of the groom. Serving as groomsmen were Tuker Patrick Bourque, godchild of the groom, Kobi Joseph Hernandez, brother-in-law of the bride, Austin Reed Mendoza, Chip Joseph Landry, and Brock Justin Phillips, all friends of the groom. Serving as Ushers were Colby James Williams, friend of the groom, Jacob Aaron Hebert, friend of the bride, and Harold Joseph Renard, Jr., uncle of the groom. Serving as ring bearer was Cayden Michael Renard, godchild of the groom.

The scriptures were read by Amanda Louise Bourque, godmother of the groom, and Troy Patrick Bourque, uncle of the groom. Serving as gift bearers were Lyndi Michelle LeJeune and Lyndsey Claire Viator, both friends of the bride and groom. Serving as program attendants were Ramsie Rae Bouzon and Lauren Ann DeRouen, both friends of the bride.

The wedding ceremony was accompanied in music by Kip Faulk on organ, Will Green on trumpet, and Amy Williams on flute.

A reception for family and friends was held immediately following the ceremony at The Crossing at Mervine Kahn in Rayne, Louisiana. Guests were entertained by live music from The Vermilion Band.

After returning from their honeymoon to Riviera Maya, Mexico the couple will reside in Lafayette, Louisiana 
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Poimboeuf, Eugene Athanase (I187922)
 
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Tate, Hilaire Eli Sr. (I136058)
 
69 A Celebration of Life will be held for, Gerald B. "Jerry" Ducharme, Sr., on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel in Opelousas; with visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. Deacon Dwayne Joubert will conduct the service.

Jerry, age 88, a resident of Lafayette and native of Opelousas, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at River Oaks Retirement Manor in Lafayette with his family by his side.

Jerry served his country proudly in the United States Navy and Navy Reserve. He loved spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and working in his yard. Jerry served as a SLPS Deputy, he was the owner and operator of Pap's Motel, and he also operated H & H Marine Sales. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Vernita "Nita" Ducharme; daughters, Becky Gossett, Judy LeBlanc (Jerry), Jeanne Ducharme and Bonnie Ducharme; sons, Gerald "Bubba" Ducharme (Monette), Chris Ducharme and Quin Ducharme; step-son, Mike Allen (Wendy); a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews who affectionately knew him as "Uncle Duck".

He is preceded in death by his parents, August "Pap" Sr. and Judith "Judy" Ducharme; two brothers; and a special Aunt Julie.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas. 
Ducharme, Gerald B. Sr. (I557463)
 
70 A Mass of Christian Burial for Betty Gautreaux Champagne, 79, will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Duson, LA with Rev. J. Aaron Melancon as Celebrant. The family has requested that visitation be held at St. Theresa's Church Hall in Duson, LA and begin Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM, with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00 PM and continue until 9:00 PM and will resume on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 8:00 AM until just prior to service time. Mrs. Champagne passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at her home in Scott, LA.

Mrs. Champagne is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Nelson Champagne of Scott, LA; daughter, Janet Johnson and her husband, William of Scott, LA; sons, Sidney Champagne of New Iberia, LA, Darrell Champagne and his wife, Racheal of Scott, LA; sisters, Ailene Thibodeaux and her husband, Wediese of Rayne, LA, Lillian Patin of Scott, LA ; brother, David Gautreaux and his wife, Mae of Lake Charles, LA; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Gautreaux and Emay Broussard Gautreaux.

You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Champagne's family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Avenue, Rayne, LA 70578 is honored to be in charge of all of the arrangements. 
Gautreaux, Betty (I454013)
 
71 A Mass of Christian Burial for Jordan Michael "Jorge" Prince, age 18, will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Loreauville with Father Buddy Breaux officiating and Fr. Paul Onugebe serving as co-celebrant. Vocalists for the services include Gannon Dooley, Karen Bashay, Patty Gondron, and Woodrow Gondron, Jr. Interment will follow at St. Joseph cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM until 9:00pm. A recitation of the rosary will be Wednesday evening at 7:00pm. Visitation will resume on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:00 am until time of service.

"Jorge" as he was affectionately known by family and friends, was a graduate of Loreauville High School, Class of 2015, where he served in the band for eight years playing the baritone. He was well liked amongst anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him, his dry sense of humor always putting a smile on everyone's face. He loved hunting and fishing and was extremely talented and mechanically inclined. You could often find him working on four and three wheelers in his spare time. "Jorge" had a soft spot for animals, going as far as rescuing his best friend, "Lucky" from a cane field and nursing him back to health. Jordan was also given the nickname "St. Theresa" by his Confirmation classmates. He had a heart of gold, and his memory will be cherished among his family and friends.

He is survived by his parents, Gary Louis and Paulette Crochet Prince of Loreauville; brother, Jacob Paul Prince; maternal grandparents, Paul and Audrey Crochet of Loreauville; paternal grandparents, Louis and Marietta Prince of Loreauville; aunts, Gale Holmes and husband Kendall of Loreauville; Carolyn Roseberry and husband Mark of Loreauville; Melissa Thibodeaux of Michigan, Diane Borel and husband Carol of Carencro; Patricia Crochet of Lafayette; Uncles, Mike Crochet and wife Becky of Coteau Holmes; Malcolm Crochet and wife Vicki of Loreauville; Gerald "Ping" Crochet and wife Missy of Loreauville; Chris Crochet and fiancée Chris Broussard of Loreauville; numerous cousins; & special cousin, Kimberly Roseberry.

Those upholding the honor of Pallbearer include Jacob Prince, Chris Crochet, Brodie Oubre, Garrett Broussard, Jade Delcambre, Drew Dugas, Eddie Jeanlouis Jr. and Matt Dugas. Honorary Pallbearers will include "Jorge's" family and friends.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jordan's honor be made to the Loreauville High School Band or the St. Joseph Completion Campaign.

Those wishing to express condolences may sign the online guestbook.

David Funeral Home of Loreauville, 118 Main St. (337) 229-8338 is in charge of arrangements. 
Prince, Jordan Michael (I453969)
 
72 A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Elias A. Desormeaux, 81, will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church with Fr. Herb Bennerfeld officiating.

Visitation will be at David Funeral Home of Erath on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM with a recitation of the rosary at 7:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 8:00 AM until the time of the services. Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Mausoleum.

A native and resident of Delcambre, Mr. Desormeaux died at 4:30 PM on Monday, November 15, 2010 at a Lafayette Hospital. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Korean Conflict, and then became a successful accountant retiring from Entex after over 30 years of service. He was also commander of the Delcambre American Legion and past commander of VFW Post #4158.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Dorothy Lee Desormeaux of Delcambre; a son, Elias A. Desormeaux and his wife Bettina of Delcambre; a daughter, Denise D. Smith and her husband Stanley of Lafayette; a sister, Joyce Viator of New Iberia, and five grandchildren, Brittney Desormeaux, Callie Desormeaux, Joshua LeBlanc, Jordon LeBlanc, and Angelle Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jean Demas and Julie Broussard Desormeaux; three brothers, Alvin Desormeaux, Ulysse Desormeaux, and Howard Desormeaux; and two sisters, Lillian Comeaux and Lizzie Mae Bourque.

Serving as pallbearers will be Elias Desormeaux, Jr., Joshua LeBlanc, Elwood LeBlanc, Stanley Smith David Funeral Home of Erath at 209 E. Putnam St. (337)937-0405 will be handling the arrangements. 
Desormeaux, Elias A. Sr. (I424802)
 
73 A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. James Mayo Segura, Jr., the former Bernice Cecile Chastant, will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Erath, with Fr. William Melancon officiating. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 10:00 AM until the time of service with a recitation of the rosary at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Mausoleum.

A resident of Erath, La. Mrs. Segura died at the age of 98 on January 12, 2014. She passed away in her home after a long and happy life.

Mrs. Segura was born on July 4, 1915 in Delcambre, La. at the home of her parents Pierre and Ada Landry Chastant. She was the wife of James Mayo Segura, Jr. for 48 yrs. Her life was spent devoting her time and care to her husband, children, family and her home. She was an active member of her church and a member of the Ladies Alter Society. Mrs. Segura was a charter member of the Demi Tasse Club and also enjoyed playing cards with friends. She was a loving, giving and kind mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Segura died at her home after suffering many years from complications brought on by a broken hip.

She is survived by her son James Mayo Segura, III and his wife Jeanell L. Segura of Erath, her daughters Sandra S. Roy and husband Gerald Roy, of Broussard, and Cynthia S. Chauvin and husband Archie O. Chauvin of Lydia. She has 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren along with a sister-in law, Lois W. Chastant of New Iberia, La., and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband James Mayo Segura, Jr. Also her parents Pierre and Ada Chastant, a sister Ruby Cashen and her husband J. Pershing, all of Delcambre, La., and a brother Gerald P. Chastant, of New Iberia, La., as well as her great-granddaughter Claire Briggs of Mobile, Ala.

Serving as pallbearers will be James M. Segura, IV, Dave Roy, John Chauvin, Joey Cashen, Dr. Terry Segura and Gerald P. Chastant, Jr. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Bart Briggs, Jerome Payau, Tom Piggot, Walter Hidalgo, Jr., Patrick Tucker, Brian Holasek and Douglas Summerlin.

The family would like to thank Jeanette Conner, Christine Bourque, and Russella Guillotte for the loving care and assistance they provided during Mrs. Segura's time of need.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation be made to Hospice of Acadiana.

David Funeral Home of Erath, 209 East Putnam Street, (337) 937-0405 are in charge of the arrangements. 
Chastant, Bernice Cecile (I215343)
 
74 A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Minos J. Delahoussaye the former Mary Lou Touchet, 79, will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Our Lady Prompt Succor Catholic Church with Fr. Barry Crochet officiating.  Interment will follow at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at David Funeral Home of Erath on Monday, January 18, 2016 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a recitation of the rosary at 7:00 PM.  Visitation will resume on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM until the time of the services.

A native of Youngsville and a resident of Coteau, Mrs. Delahoussaye died 9:33 PM on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Delahoussaye and her husband were farmers and she would cook for the hired help.  She enjoyed horse racing having worked with race horse as a girl with her father who owned a country track, then with her husband who also trained and raced horses.  She also worked at Soileau Canning.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Minos J. Delahoussaye of Coteau; a son, Darrel J. Delahoussaye and his wife Mitzi of Harrisburg, PA; two daughters, Gail D. Bodin of Coteau and Brenda D. Champagne and her husband Nick of Coteau; six grandchildren, Heath Champagne, Jason Champagne, George Bodin, Bryce Bodin, Paige Delahoussaye, and Kylie Smith and her husband Matt; nine great grandchildren; three brothers, Shirley Louviere and his wife Anna Lee of Coteau, Raymond Touchet and his wife Betty of Coteau, and Ceriman Touchet of Coteau; a sister, Leona T. Bonin and her husband Roger of Coteau; and two sister in laws, Ledet Guillotte and her husband Adrian and Ruby Nell Delahoussaye.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Louisiana Bourque Touchet.


Serving as pallbearers will be Heath Champagne, Jason Champagne, Bryce Bodin, George Bodin, Roger Bonin, and Donald Guillotte.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Concepts of Care and Heart of Hospice for the special care they gave Mrs. Delahoussaye. 

David Funeral Home of Erath at 209 E. Putnam St. (337)937-0405 will be handling the arrangements. 
Touchet, Mary Lou (I474122)
 
75 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Iberia for Nelson Paul Decoux, Sr., 80, who died Monday, October 27, 2014, in Youngsville.

Interment will follow in St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery, in Abbeville.

Rev. Mark Derise will be the Celebrant.

A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM Wednesday. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM.

A resident of Youngsville since 1999, Mr. Decoux was born on January 21, 1934 in Erath to Cyriac and Laura Menard Decoux. He worked for the Iberia Parish Hospital, and then worked as a self-employed painting contractor for over 40 years. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Decoux worked in maintenance at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. His hobbies included dancing, fishing, going to the casino, repairing lawnmowers, working in his yard, making everyone laugh, and spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Decoux was loved by everyone.

Survivors include seven sons, Bradley Decoux and wife Judy of Youngsville, Stafford Decoux and wife Peggy of New Iberia, Timmy Decoux of Youngsville, Russell Decoux of Abbeville, Nelson "Jr." Decoux, Jr. and companion Randale of Lafayette, Michael Decoux and wife Julie of Loreauville, Nathan Romero and companion Lisa of Lafayette; five daughters, Sandra Dartez and companion Walter "Reed" Freeman of Youngsville, Roxanne Hebert and husband David of New Iberia, Lisa Albert and husband Donald of Loreauville, Leslie Amy and husband Mark of New Iberia, Melissa Freese and husband Tyson of Corpus Christi, Texas; brothers, Eugene Decoux and wife Grace of Coteau, Lawrence Decoux of Erath; sister, Anita Viator and husband Louis of Delcambre; 22 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren; Laurie Romero who he looked at as a daughter; and two special ladies in his life, Amy Romero and Marie Jeffcoat.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Marie Touchet Decoux; son, Christopher Romero; grandchildren, Nicole Decoux and Stafford Decoux, Jr.; great grandchild, Zachary Decoux; son-in-law, Wayne Dartez; daughters-in-law, Phyllis Decoux and Ruby Decoux; and several brothers and sisters.

Pallbearers will be his seven sons, and honorary pallbearers will include his sons-in-law.

Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, 337.365.3331, is in charge of arrangements. 
Decoux, Nelson Paul Sr. (I337632)
 
76 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am, on Friday, November 6, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, for Enola Champagne Melancon, 87, who passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, in St. Martinville.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 1:30 PM until 10:00 PM on Thursday, and continue on Friday at 7:00 am until 10:30 am, at Pellerin Funeral Home in Breaux Bridge. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM on Thursday.

Father Bryce Sibley will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Scriptures will be read by Sara-Jean Breaux and Jackie Benoit. Gift Bearers will be Victoria Pellegran and Maddie Breaux. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge.

Mrs. Melancon was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and enjoyed participating in all church events; such as counting money, working the church fairs, attending daily Mass, and even going to an Astros game with Father Sibley. She was known to many as a happy-go-lucky person and went along with everything. She loved playing Bingo and Pokeno, cooking, especially her cabbage rolls, and going to the casino. The joy of her life was spending time with her family, friends, grandchildren, and great grandchildren that she loved so dearly.

She is survived by son, Jerry Champagne and wife Cheryle of St. Martinville; step son, Malcom Melancon of Breaux Bridge; step daughter, Ronnie Garritt and husband Rickie of Breaux Bridge; 4 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; 9 step grandchildren; 23 step great grandchildren; and 6 step great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Whitney Melancon; her parents, Joseph and Armide Courville Champagne; brothers, Arista and Antoine Champagne; sisters, Maria Frederick, Martha Theriot, and Esther Douet; and a step great granddaughter, Ashley Hebert.

Pallbearers will be Billy Pellegran, Ronnie Rogers, Baylon Pellegran, Mitchel Melancon, Reed Hebert, and Daniel Breaux.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Breaux, Matt Breaux, and Rickie Garritt.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements. 
Champagne, Enola (I465834)
 
77 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am, on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Henderson, for Kenneth "Kenny Boy" Huval, 63, who passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 11:30 am until 9:30 PM on Friday, and continue on Saturday at 7:00 am until 10:30 am, at Pellerin Funeral Home in Henderson. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM on Friday.

Rev. Garrett McIntyre will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery in Henderson.

He is survived by three sons, Miles (Amber) Huval, Bryan (Kayli) Huval, Chuck (Christina) Huval; his daughter, Candi Huval; his sister, Jackie (Wiley) Latiolais; and four grandchildren, Emmerson Huval, Braxton Huval, Victoria Huval, and Phillip Huval

He is preceded in death by his wife, Sally Ann Hayes Huval; his daughter, Crystal Ann Huval; and his parents, Valrie and Cecile Hebert Huval.

Pallbearers will be Miles Huval, Bryan Huval, Chuck Huval, Chris Latiolais, Dustie Latiolais, and Kelly Courville.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Henderson, 1120 Huval St., Henderson, LA, (337-228-2218) is in charge of arrangements. 
Huval, Kenneth (I388096)
 
78 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 PM, on Friday, May 1, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cecilia, for Rochelle A. Boudreaux Thomassee, 78, who passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 11:00 am until 9:00 PM on Thursday, and continue on Friday at 8:00 am until 1:45 PM, at Pellerin Funeral Home in Cecilia. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM on Thursday by Deacon Ken Soignier.

Rev. Michael Delcambre will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Scriptures will be read by Blair Bernard and Ross Louvierre. Gift Bearers will be her grandchildren. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Cecilia.

Mrs. Thomassee graduated from Cecilia High School in 1954 as Salutatorian of her class. While in high school, she played the Tuba in the band and also enjoyed playing the piano. She was a substitute teacher for many years and was a former member of the American Legion Post 289 '96 Women's Auxiliary, in Parks.

Rochelle was always meticulous about her appearance and how she was dressed. She was quick-witted, her smile contagious, and her grace and charm was loved by all.

Rochelle was a loving wife, mother, step-mother, and grandmother, who always put her family first, above all else.
She enjoyed cooking, going dancing, and caring for her family, whom she loved unconditionally.

She is survived by her husband, Carrol Antoine Thomassee; five sons, Cornel Boudreaux and wife, Bonnie, Dale Boudreaux and wife, Jackie, Kenneth "Kenny" Boudreaux and wife, Lisa, Daryl Boudreaux and wife, Charlie, and Robert Boudreaux and wife, Charlene; her daughter, Charlene "Tookie" Louvierre and husband, Rodney; two step daughters, Donna Thomassee Duplechein and husband, Barron, and Brenda Thomassee; her brother, Warner Angelle and wife, Earline; 14 grandchildren, Nicole Guidry, Miles Boudreaux, Lynsey Peltier, Blair Bernard, Jennifer Boudreaux, Christopher Boudreaux, Colby Louvierre, Ross Louvierre, Nicholas Boudreaux, Lauren Boudreaux, Laina Boudreaux, Kayla Hebert, Ryan Boudreaux, and Dillon Boudreaux; 4 great grandchildren, Hayleigh Louvierre, Aidan Hebert, Bella Clair Bernard, and Noah James Peltier; 2 step grandchildren, Keel Duplechein and fiancée Ashley Dowell and Tanya Duplechein and fiancé Lynn Riley; and 8 step great grandchildren, Dawn, Aidan, Ethan, Tucker, Makayla, and Abby Duplechein, and Trinity and Mason Sawyer.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Christopher and Eula Guidry Angelle; her first husband, Voorhies Boudreaux; two sisters, Druscilla Dugas and Annie Durand; and a grandchild, Cody Boudreaux.

Pallbearers will be her five sons, Cornel, Dale, Kenny, Daryl, and Robert Boudreaux, and son-in-law, Rodney Louvierre. Honorary pallbearers will be her brother, Warner Angelle and her grandchildren.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Cecilia, 2238 Bushville Hwy., Cecilia, Louisiana 70521, (337-667-6464) is in charge of arrangements. 
Angelle, Rochelle (I393934)
 
79 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Dorothy B. Leleu, 93, at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Crowley, LA with Rev. Clint Trahan as Celebrant.

The family is requesting visitation be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM and will resume at 8:00 AM on Wednesday until just prior to time of service. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Leleu was a member of the Ladies Altar Society at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

She is survived by her two daughters, Carolyn Simoneaux and husband Robert of Rayne, LA and Vickie Leleu of Covington, LA and one son, Patrick Leleux and his wife, Janet of Lafayette, LA; five grandchildren, Lauri Simoneaux, Celeste Simoneaux, Kate Leleux, Chad Leleux and Kyle Leleux and four great grandchildren, Peighton Simoneaux, Hayes Prudhomme, Paxton Prudhomme and Zachary Simoneaux.

Pallbearers will be Robert Simoneaux, Kyle Leleux, Chad Leleux, Patrick Leleux, Harold Menard, and Richard Foreman. Honorary pallbearers will be A.D. Foreman, Kenneth Huval and Jude Hernandez.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Enos Leleu and her parents, Rene and Leocadie Broussard. You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Leleu's family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC '96 Crowley, LA (337) 783-1395, 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy., Crowley, LA 70526 is in charge of the arrangements. 
Broussard, Dorothy (I225553)
 
80 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Larry LaBove, 57, at 10:00 AM Saturday, March 14, 2015 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Crowley, LA with Rev. Mikel A. Polson as Celebrant. Visitation will be at Duhon Funeral Home of Crowley, LA beginning at 9:00 AM on Friday, March 13, 2015, with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00 PM, until 10:00 PM and will resume on Friday at 8:00 AM until just prior to the time of service. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mr. LaBove is survived by his wife, Carla Kibodeaux LaBove of Crowley, LA; children, Justin W. LaBove, Karen R. LaBove, Billy LaBove and Larry P. LaBove; mother, Laura Mae LaBove; sisters, Loretta Trahan and her husband, Robert and Barbara Deshotel and her husband, Burley; brother, James LaBove and his wife Stephanie all of Crowley, LA as well as numerous Godchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Belezaire LaBove.
Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Billy LaBove, Larry LaBove, Clifford LaBove, Burley Deshotel, Robert Trahan, Michael Trahan, Peyton Trahan and Larry Guillory. Honorary pallbearer will be Justin LaBove.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. LaBove's family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Crowley, LA (337)783-1395, 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy., Crowley, LA 70526 is honored to be in charge of all of the arrangements. 
LaBove, Larry (I448948)
 
81 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mrs. James Lynn Mouton, the former Anita Leger, age 75, at 10:30 am on Friday, February 2, 2018 at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Fr. William Blanda officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Family Mausoleum.

Visitation will take place on Thursday from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm with the rosary at 6:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Friday at 8:00 am until service time.

A native of Jeanerette and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Mouton passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at her residence.

Mrs. Mouton was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church where she taught religion classes for many years. She was the owner of Anita Mouton Real Estate where she was an agent for 20 years and also a Notary Public.
She served as the Matriarch of her family, whom she loved dearly.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James Lynn Mouton of New Iberia; her four children, Rachel Lynn Mouton and companion Scott Young; Chad Mouton and fiancé Yolanda Bayer; Mark Mouton and wife Rachel Ann Mouton and Jill Waguespack and husband Darren Waguespack; four grandchildren, Lauren Mouton and partner, Jose' Valadez; Victoria Montana and husband Jacob; Dillon Mouton and Hunter Mouton her four siblings, Rita Mackenzie and Al; Henry Leger and Anna; Dixie Byler and Dickie and Keith Leger and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Cornelius and Marie Leger.

Pallbearers will be Chad Mouton, Mark Mouton, Patrick Brown, Marshall Leger, Mark Gachassin and Robert Leger. Scott Young, Darren Waguespack, Dillon Mouton and Hunter Mouton will serve as honorary pallbearers.

To view the on-line obituary, video tribute, and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements. 
Leger, Anita Immaculate (I48025)
 
82 A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for John Emery Duplantis (PawPaw) , age 83 at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church with Fr. Ed Degeyter officiating. Entombment will be held at Nativity of Our Lady Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday, July 15 with a rosary at 6:30 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:30 am on Tuesday until time of service.

A native of St. Martinville and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Duplantis passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013.

John "Emery" was a graduate of St. Martinville Sr. High School. He enjoyed being project manager for many family projects and was known as "a jack of all trades and master of none". Family was very important to him. He retired after serving 23 years in the United States Air Force. He then worked for many years for the State of Louisiana at the Employment office. He then worked for Morton Chemical and retired from there when the plant closed. His strong work ethic then took him to Bruce Foods where he worked until he decided to stay home and work full-time on family projects. He was an active member of his faith community at Nativity of Our Lady and was a member of the Knights of Columbus at Nativity. His life advice is one of the many things that he passed on to all. His strong beliefs in education lead him to obtain his bachelor's degree while working and raising his family.

Mr. Duplantis is survived by nine children, Anne D. Lovato and husband Mark; Mary (Kathy) D. Musumeche and husband David; Christine (Chris) D. Grudzien and husband Richard; John (Jed) Duplantis, Jr. and wife Bonnie; Vicki D. Landry and husband Faron; Philip (Phil) Duplantis and wife Ellen; Anita D. McCoy and husband Howard; Keith Duplantis and wife Joni; Paul Duplantis and wife Laura. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; His surviving siblings include one sister Judy Carnahan Webb (Houston) and two brothers: Homer "Junior" Duplantis (Houston), and Allan Duplantis (Broussard), and special "daughters" Tiuana Williams, Jackie Thompson and Lucreutia Augustine.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Doris Barras Duplantis; his parents, Homer and Henrietta Duplantis; his sisters Florence "Flo" Suire and Genevieve "Jenny" Lasseigne ;Grandson Nicholas Duplantis and several special angels.

Pallbearers will be Steven Musumeche, Jacob Musumeche, Matthew Musumeche, Travis Duplantis, Ray Romero, III, Josh Doucet, and Corey Trim.

Honorary pallbearers will be all the granddaughters and "outlaws".

David Funeral Home of New Iberia, 1101 Trotter St. (337) 369-6336 is in charge of arrangements. 
Duplantis, John Emery Sr. (I396360)
 
83 A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mr. Lester Joseph Romero, Sr., age 86, at 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church with Fr. Ed Degeyter officiating. Interment will follow at Nativity of Our Lady Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Tuesday with a Rosary at 7:00 PM. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday until service time.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Romero passed away peacefully on January 22, 2016 at Consolata Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.

Lester proudly served his country in the United States Armed Forces from 1951'961953 during the Korean Conflict. He was stationed at Fort Brag in South Carolina where he acted as an automotive mechanic.

Mr. Romero later went on to own his own business, Romero's Machine Shop, where he worked until retiring in 1991 at the age of sixty-two.

Lester was a kind and caring man. He was always willing to serve others. Lester and his wife, Mazel, acted as caretakers for his mother and father-in-law for many years. To Lester, family always came first.

Mr. Romero had a passion for fishing. His favorite catch was always Sac-a-lait, and he would go out as often as he could. When asked where his favorite place to fish was or where his secret fishing spot was, Mr. Romero would often joke by replying with "In the water."

He will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his three sons, Lester Romero, Jr. and wife Cindy of Saint Martinville, Karl Boutte and wife Tina of Kingston, AR, and Craig Boutte and wife Alice of New Iberia; five daughters, Darlene Robinson and husband Steve of New Iberia, Karen Chaney and husband Glen and Sharon Moss and husband Robert both of Montgomery, TX, Marilyn Neal and husband Wayne of St. Martinville, and Carolyn Simar and husband Joseph of New Iberia; one sister, Evelyn Kirby of Orange, TX; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of forty-six years, Mazel Gardemal Romero; one son, Ronald "Bookie" Boutte; parents, Raoul and Annie Louviere Romero; four brothers, Philip Romero, John Clifford "Pee-Wee" Romero, Allen Romero, and Noah Romero; and five sisters, Anna Mae Dartez, Hilda "Dot" Boudreaux, twins Lena Robbins and Lynette Romero, and Olive Dartez. .

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be members of the family.

To view the on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements. 
Romero, Lester Joseph Sr. (I432609)
 
84 A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Lester Lopez, the former Cynthia Babineaux, 76, at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Bill J. Melancon officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a rosary being recited by the Men's Rosary Group at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 8:00 am until service time.

A native of New Orleans and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Lopez passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Iberia Medical Center with her family by her side.
Born in New Orleans on August 30, 1941 and lifelong resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Lopez was a retired salesperson of Beall-Ladyman, Allain's Jewelry, Abdalla's, and a substitute teacher for the Iberia Parish School Board. She was a past CCD teacher and coordinated of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and volunteered at their office.

Cynthia was married to Lester Lopez for 57 years before his death in 2017. They were always together and never far from one another. In their last years, they planted a garden each year and provided vegetable and fruits to family and friends. Lester and Cynthia's family helped to pick and bag their bounty for all to share.

Cynthia was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She devoted herself to taking care of family and loved them fiercely. She was known for being a kind and loving woman with a good sense of humor. Cynthia will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. Special thanks to the staff of Consolata Nursing Home for the care she received while going through rehabilitation therapy.

She is survived by her daughters, Angela Thibodeaux and husband Arthur, Jr. of New Iberia, Yvonne Hebert and husband Gregg of Rynella, Christine Duplantis of Bull Island, and Melanie Judice of Loreauville; siblings, Phyllis Babineaux and companion Vernon Trahan of New Iberia and Matthew Babineaux of Youngsville; grandchildren, Maria T. Miller and husband Michael, Jodi Thibodeaux and boyfriend Justin Guillory, Arthur Thibodeaux, III., Wyatt Hebert and fiancée Kristen Thibodeaux, Lee Hebert and wife Brae, Franny Hebert and boyfriend Andrew Menard, and Jessica Hebert, Victoria Duplantis and boyfriend Dylon Bertrand. C.J Graves, Jr. and wife Jennifer, Anjelle Graves and companion Jonathan Richter, and Lacey Graves and companion Harley Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Kami, Kaiden, Grayson, Noah, Mason, Arianne, Harper, and one on the way- Sailor Ann; and numerous nieces, nephews, sisters-in-laws, brothers-in-laws, cousins, godchildren, neighbors and friends and beloved family pet Bear.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Lester John Lopez; her parents George & Rita Judice Babineaux Sr., brother, George Babineaux, Jr., and son-in-law, Larry Duplantis.

Pallbearers will be Wyatt Hebert, Lee Hebert, C.J Graves, Jr., Arthur Thibodeaux, III., Gregg Hebert, Arthur Thibodeaux, Jr., David Judice, and Dylon Bertrand.

Honorary pallbearers will be Vernon Trahan, Matthew Babineaux, Michael Miller, Justin Guillory, Harley Mitchell, Andrew Menard, and Jonathan Richter.

To view the on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements. 
Babineaux, Cynthia (I446595)
 
85 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 22, 2014 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, LA., for Mr. Wilfred LeDoux. Mr. LeDoux, a native of rural Acadia Parish near Richard, died May 18, 2014 at the Kinder Retirement Center in Kinder, LA.

Father Wayne Duet will conduct services, with interment immediately following in the St. Edward Cemetery adjacent to the church. Pallbearers honored to serve are his grandsons: Jerry Brown II, Jason Brown, Dwayne Deshotel, Brandon Giles, Benjamin LeDoux, Joshua LeDoux, Aaron Thibodeaux, and Michael White.

Please join family and friends for visitation at Guidry Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m., until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8:00 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at Guidry Funeral Home at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday by Deacon Bryne Winn.

Survivors include two sons; Dr. Scott LeDoux LeJeune and wife Adena of Oakdale, LA., and Joseph LeDoux of Deweyville, TX; two daughters, Tina Brown and Husband Jerry of Deweyville, TX and Tammy Thibodeaux of Starks, LA; stepson, Floyd LeBouef and wife Delores of Church Point; step daughters, Genora Giles and husband Shane of Lafayette, LA., and Geneva White and husband Jim of Lumberton, TX; two brothers , Harry LeDoux of Eunice, LA, Wilson LeDoux of Rayne, LA; twenty two grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Ethel (Thibodeaux) LeDoux, his parents Joseph and Lilia (Thibodeaux) LeDoux, two brothers, Pierre LeDoux and Wilbert LeDoux; two sisters Hazel LeDoux and Nora LeDoux Leger.

Wilfred worked for over 40 years in rice farming. He enjoyed the special challenges that rice farming held- unpredictable weather, long days of hard work, manual labor, and "fixing" the combines and tractors. He rarely met a stranger. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and Godchildren. He enjoyed rural life and living simply. Especially gardening and fattening up the snapping turtles he found in the rice fields. In his retirement, Wilfred enjoyed raising pigeons, gardening, and telling everybody the best way to grow rice.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Michael Felton, and the staff of Acadia-St. Landry Hospital, Kinder Retirement Center and Heart of Hospice, for their special care during his long illness.

Arrangements are being handled by Guidry Funeral Home, Inc.; 219 N. Broadway, Church Point, La. (337) 684-5488. View the obituary and guest book on-line at guidryfuneralhome.com. 
Ledoux, Wilfred (I423735)
 
86 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at St. Peter Catholic Church in New Iberia, for Gracie Marie Bienvenu , 5 month old daughter of Brandon and Brooke Gary Bienvenu, who passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015, in Baton Rouge.

Interment will follow in Holy Family Cemetery.

Rev. Nicholas DuPre will be the Celebrant.

A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM Wednesday. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 8:00 AM until 9:30 AM.

In addition to her parents, Gracie is survived by her sister, Elizabeth Claire Bienvenu of New Iberia; brothers, Joseph Michael Bienvenu of New Iberia, Thomas James Bienvenu of New Iberia, LA; grandparents, Elwood and Mary Bouilion Gary of New Iberia, Bert and Myra Borel Bienvenu of New Iberia; great-grandmother, Verna Judice Bienvenu of New Iberia; uncle, Brock Gary and wife Heather of New Roads; aunt, Kristen Bienvenu Segura and husband Bron of Lafayette.

Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, 337.365.3331 is in charge of arrangements. 
Bienvenu, Gracie Marie (I459391)
 
87 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013 in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Joseph Nelson Ewing, IV, 69, who passed away on Friday, April 19, 2013.  The Reverend Gary Schexnayder, Pastor at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, will officiate the funeral ceremony.  Interment will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens immediately following the services.

He is survived by one son, Joseph Nelson Ewing, V, and his wife Anne of Lafayette;  two sisters, Joyce Meche and her husband Clifford of Duson, and Thelma Avant of Scott;  and one granddaughter, Heidi Beatrice Ewing.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Eva and Joseph Ewing, III;  one daughter, Constance Ewing;  and one brother, Raymond James Ewing.
Mr. Ewing was in the United States Army, serving in Korea, then being deployed to Vietnam.  While enlisted, he received the Vietnam Service Medal, three Bronze Service Stars, the National Defense Service Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and was known as a Rifle Expert.

He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW (Veteran's of Foreign Wars) Post 9822.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Arceneaux, Jerry Arceneaux, Mitchell Arceneaux, Jared Deculus, Greg Oliver, and Jody Oliver.  Honorary Pallbearers are Clifford Meche and Claude Oliver.

Visitation hours will be observed on Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 11:00a.m. until 9:00p.m, and on Monday, April 22, 2013 from 8:00a.m. until time of service.  A rosary will be said on Sunday evening at 6:00p.m.

Walters Funeral Home, (337) 706-8941, 2424 North University Avenue in Lafayette, is in charge of funeral arrangements. 
Ewing, Joseph Nelson IV (I228542)
 
88 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013, in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Robert Earl "Bob" Mouton, 78, who passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Buckner Villas Nursing Home in Austin, TX, surrounded by loved ones.  Reverend Gary Schexnayder, Pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, will officiate the Mass and the Interment.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Delores Young Mouton of Round Rock, TX, daughter and son-in-law, Paulette Marie and Henry Louis Boudreaux of Elgin, TX, son, Donald Raymond Mouton of Austin, TX, daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer Louise and James Henry Arzola of Round Rock, TX, son and daughter-in-law, Eric Prescott Mouton and Carissa Rhea of Burleson, TX, son and partner, Robert Jeremy Mouton and Kimberly Marvel of Austin, TX, and five grandchildren, Emily Patricia Arzola of San Marcos TX, Joshua Robert Arzola and Elise Philomena Arzola of Round Rock, TX, and Dawson Rhea Mouton and Channing Day Mouton of Burleson, TX.  He is also survived by his twin brother, Donald Charles Mouton, FSC of Santa Fe, NM, younger brother, Malcolm Gerard Mouton of Lafayette, LA, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Clay and Heloise LaCour Mouton, and sister-in-law, Clara Anne Comeaux Mouton, wife of Malcolm Mouton.  

Robert was a twin, born in Ville Platte, LA and was a resident of Lafayette most of his life. He was a 1953 graduate of Cathedral High School and 1958 graduate of The Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning with a Bachelor of Science in Geology.  In May of 1958, he married Delores Young in Lafayette, LA and they moved to St. Louis, MO where he worked as a cartographer for the Department of the Air Force at the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center.  In August of 1962, he was honorably discharged from the Armed Forces, having served in the Army National Guard and on active duty at Fort Sill, OK.  Back in Lafayette he began a long and successful career in the banking industry having spent 22 years with Union Federal and then 18 years with Teche Federal Savings Bank, retiring in 2001 as Executive Vice President and as Director of Teche Federal Bank from 1989 to 2007. From 1994 to 2007, he served as a Director of Teche Holding Co. and as Director Emeritus from 2007 till death.  In 1979, he was honored to be President of the Louisiana Savings and Loan League, Southwest District and in 1985 he served with the Beaver Club of Lafayette, an organization very dear to his heart, as President.  A banker by career, he was a cowboy at heart making several trips to his beloved Montana, Wyoming, and West Texas to spend time on large working cattle ranches.  At the family farm he always enjoyed his well-loved horse and any opportunity to meet with the other cowboys in his life and do western things.  His final gift was to medical science in the hope that the study of his brain will bring answers to the quest to cure Alzheimer's disease for future generations.

Pallbearers will be Donald Raymond Mouton, Eric Mouton, Robert Jeremy Mouton, Henry Boudreaux, James Arzola, and Joshua Arzola.

Honorary Pallbearers are Donald Charles Mouton, Malcolm Mouton, Dawson Mouton, Michael Haydell, Patrick Haydell, Jim Boudreaux, John Arceneaux, Russel Mouton, Edward Paul Mouton and Donald Rogers.

Visitation will take place on Friday evening, October 11th from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a rosary at 6:30 p.m. and on Saturday morning, October 12th from 8:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. at Walters Funeral Home in Lafayette, LA.  Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Robert Earl Mouton's name to the Alzheimer's Association's Capitol of Texas Chapter, 3520 Executive Center Drive, #140, Austin, TX 78731 or the De La Salle Christian Brothers, 1522 Carmel Drive, Lafayette, LA 70501 to care for aged and infirm Christian Brothers belonging to his brother's religious order.

Sincerest appreciation to the Staff of Buckner Villas Nursing Home for the loving care and compassion given to Bob over the last four years and to Buckner Hospice and Glenn Shoemake, M.Div, their amazing Chaplain, who showed this family so much love and support in our time of grief.  Finally, heartfelt gratitude to Kim Marvel for her untiring efforts to locate a program that would accept Bob's donation to Alzheimer's research.  She was and is incredible. 
Mouton, Robert Earl (I59403)
 
89 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, LA for Iceal Joseph LeJeune, 86, who passed away on Monday, November 2 at 3:41 PM at Lafayette General Medical Center. Rev. Wayne Duet, Pastor of St. Edward Catholic Church, will be the Celebrant of the Mass with burial following in St. Edward Cemetery adjacent to the church.

Mr. Iceal, a native and long-time resident of rural Acadia Parish near Richard, was the son of the late Ogel LeJeune and the former Helen LeJeune.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Wilma M. LeJeune of Richard; one daughter, Connie Ann LeJeune and husband Raywood LeJeune of Richard; one son, Shelly James LeJeune and wife Glinda LeJeune of Baton Rouge, LA; three grandchildren, Nicholas LeJeune and wife Melanie of Denham Springs, LA, Laura Ledet and husband Adam of Baton Rouge and Heather LeJeune of Richard; three great-grandchildren, Miranda Evans, Laynee LeJeune and Ella Smith and three sisters, Lima Clement, Susie Carrier and Carrie Savoy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Alice Bellard, Ella Bergeron and Loraine Richard and one brother, Isaac LeJeune.
Mr. Iceal, a Eucharistic minister at St. Edward Catholic Church for many years, helped his wife, Mrs. Wilma, take care of the cemetery at St. Edward Catholic Church for many years as well.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Guidry Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 4 from 10:00 am until 10:00 PM and continue on Thursday from 8:00 am until the time of service. A rosary will be recited in the funeral home Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM by Deacon Art Bakeler.

Pallbearers will be Shelly James LeJeune, Nicholas LeJeune, Raywood LeJeune, Adam Ledet, Gary Matte and Jonathan Savoy.

Guidry Funeral Home, 219 N. Broadway St., Church Point, LA is in charge of final arrangements. 
LeJeune, Iceal Joseph (I45267)
 
90 A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Peter's Catholic Church for Charles "Charlie" Zaunbrecher, 77 of Gueydan, LA on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be held at Matthews & Son Funeral Home on Monday, May 18th from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM with a rosary recited at 10:00 AM. Charlie will be laid to rest in Gueydan Cemetery with Father Clint Trahan officiating.

Charlie was born in Gueydan, LA on October 19, 1937 to the late Joseph Zaunbrecher and the late Mary Klien Zaunbrecher. Charlie was called to his heavenly Father on May 16, 2015. Charlie loved being outdoors. He was a farmer all his life. Charlie was an avid supporter of St. Peter's Catholic Church and School. He loved attending the Sales at the Sales Barn and going to the Rodeo. He also enjoyed watching Football and Baseball. Charlie was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Charlie is survived by two brothers, Ronald (Eldie) Zaunbrecher of Lake Arthur, LA, William "Bill" (Nona) Zaunbrecher of Gueydan, LA; as well as a very special niece and nephew, Monica Zaunbrecher and Joel (Patricia) Zaunbrecher both of Gueydan, LA.

Charlie is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Zaunbrecher; five brothers, Philip, Wilfred, Frederick, Richard and Julian Zaunbrecher; two sisters, Mary LeBlanc and Dorothy Toups.

Carrying Charlie to his final resting place in the Gueydan Cemetery will be Joel Zaunbrecher, Richard J. Zaunbrecher, Martin Zaunbrecher, Neal Zaunbrecher, Jason Zaunbrecher and Blaise Zaunbrecher. Honorary pallbearers will be Lyle Zaunbrecher and Justin Zaunbrecher.

To extend online condolences, please visit our website at www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net

Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews & Son Funeral Home. 
Zaunbrecher, Charles Anthony (I144059)
 
91 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for William C. "Billy" Fowler, who died Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at his residence. Reverend Kenneth Domingue, pastor of St. Leo the Great Church in Leonville, will celebrate the mass and conduct the funeral service. Readers will be Cindi Babineaux and Steve Mouton; Eulogist will be his godchild Kim Pruitt. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years Debbie Mouton Fowler of Carencro; his son, Shawn Fowler of Carencro; his mother, Thelma Z. Fowler of Lafayette; two sisters, Cheryl Ducote (Dan) of Lafayette and Shelley LeBlanc (Karl) of Kingwood, TX; four godchildren, Nick Rabalais of Lafayette, Kim Pruitt of Kingwood, TX, Ryan Mouton of Carencro, and Jessica Roger of Youngsville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Fowler; maternal grandparents, Claude and Yolanda Zimmerman; paternal grandmother, Leola Fowler; and in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Alcee Mouton, Jr.

Billy was a resident of Carencro. He graduated from Cathedral Carmel in 1973, and went on to graduate from Nicholls State University, where he played basketball. He followed in his dad's footsteps at Bill's Millwork, and retired after 38 years of service. He loved playing basketball, listening to country music, drag racing, watching sports and Duck Dynasty. He enjoyed keeping his truck clean as well.

The family requests that visitation be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 1:00 –  9:00 PM, and resume Friday morning at 8:00 am until time of service. A rosary will be led by Reverend Domingue Thursday evening at 7:00 PM.

Special thanks are given to Dr. Chancellor Donald and his wonderful staff at Louisiana Oncology, and to Zack and the staff of Paramount Hospice. 
Fowler, William C. (I9113)
 
92 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on August 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau, La., for Frank James "Frankie" Domingue, who passed away after a long illness on Monday, July 30, at the Evangeline Oaks Guest Home in Carencro where he has resided for over a year. Burial will follow in the St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery.

Frank, a native of Sunset, La., was born to Frank John and Lois (Devalcourt) Domingue on November 26, 1938. He was married to Avis (Schoelen DeSoto) of Lafayette, La., for over 30 years and resided in Carencro, La., for the past 19. He was an avid fishermen and hunter, loved to raise, train, and work with his dogs; and he received national recognition for several of his Labrador Retriever field trial champions.

Frank graduated from Cathedral High School in Lafayette and from SLI (now UL) with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting. He also attended LSU/Baton Rouge, La., and UNO/New Orleans La. He retired after serving as both a public and corporate accountant for 20 years each, which included working for the Affiliated Blind Training Center for the visual and hearing impaired, for Broussard, Poche, Lewis and Breaux CPA's, for oilfield service companies, and as a retail grocer for 5 years. He was a veteran of military service and was honorably discharged from both the US Army and the National Guard after serving in each for 2 years. He served as a Board Member of First National Bank of Opelousas, as President of Civitan Club of Lafayette, as President of the Alleman Center/Acadian Village, was a charter member of the St. Edmonds Knight of Columbus, was the longest serving President of Lodge 501 of Woodmen of the World, was a Lifetime Sponsor of Ducks Unlimited, was Treasurer of Ducks Unlimited (Carencro Chapter), was a member of the Carmelites Guild, made Cursillo #5 in Prairie Ronde, served as an usher, altar server, and lay minister at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau and at St. Edmonds Catholic Church in Lafayette.

Frank is survived by his wife, Avis; his children, Arlene Mistric Domingue (Gerald) of Leonville; Carole Boudreaux (Blaine) of Sunset; Kenneth James "Kenny" Domingue of Baton Rouge, La.; Annette Domingue Neiweem (John) of LaGrange Park IL; Phyllis Domingue Boudreaux (Anthony "Tony") of Sunset; Phillip Joseph Domingue of Denver, Co., and friend James McRae; Dave John DeSoto of Lafayette; and Bobby Clay DeSoto (Joni) of Sedalia, Co.; by 12 grandchildren, Amy Mistric Williamson (Matthew); Jeffery Mistric (Alyssa); Craig Boudreaux (Christen); Dr. Shawn Boudreaux (Brooke); Brock Boudreaux, Emily Boudreaux, Colby Domingue, Jack Nelson DeSoto, Sebastien DeSoto, Cody Young, Lacey Young, and Connor Soyez, by 8 great-grandchildren, Liam Williamson, Gabriel Mistric, Madison Boudreaux, Lucas Boudreaux, Connor Boudreaux, Elijah Boudreaux, Emery Anne Boudreaux, Amelie Estelle Boudreaux; by 3 brothers, Theodore Domingue (Kathleen) of Church Point, Louis Domingue (Denise) of Mire, and Raymond Domingue (Nancy) of Lafayette; by 7 sisters, Hilda Richard of Lake Charles, Linda Domingue Freyou (Simon) of New Iberia Anne Domingue Bergeron (John) of Carencro, Leota Domingue Castille of Youngsville, Nancy Domingue Ellis (Barry) of Madisonville, Elizabeth Domingue Block (Randy) of Lafayette, and Lori Lynn Domingue Guillory (Scott) of Covington, La.; by 5 godchildren, Raymond Domingue, Sr., Collette Domingue LeBlanc, John Bergeron, Jr., Tony Montesano, Kathrine Richard Bersofski; by a host of nieces and nephews; and by his best friends, Dr. Don McConnell, Ellis Guilbeau and Dr. Kenneth Guilbeau.
Preceding Frank in death were his first wife, Bernadine (Carroll); his parents, Frank and Lois Domingue; his paternal grandparents, Leota Mouton Domingue And Delpha F. Domingue; his maternal grandparents, T.B. "Bebe" Devalcourt and Louise Darby Devalcourt; a sister, Irene Della Domingue Thompson and husband, Bernal Thompson, II, brothers-in-law, Franklin Richard and Jimmy Castille; his niece, Lois Renee Guillory and nephew, Frank John Domingue, II; his best friend, Fred Guilbeau; and his loving in-laws, John and Rosemary Schoelen.

The family requests that visitation be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas. A rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday evening by Deacon Cody Miller and a eulogy by Raymond Domingue, Sr. Visitation will resume on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. prior to departure for Mass.

Vocalist for the Mass on Monday will be Frank's daughter, Arlene Domingue Mistric; and the organist will be Jewell Trosclair. Kenny Domingue, Phillip Domingue, Bob DeSoto, Theo Domingue, Louis Domingue, and Raymond Domingue, Sr. will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Gerald Mistric, Blaine Boudreaux, Tony Boudreaux, John Neiweem, and Felix "Brother" Horaist.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas. 
Domingue, Frank James (I35114)
 
93 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 5, 2013, at 1:00 PM, in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Harold Joseph Olivier, Jr., 63, who passed away peacefully August 2, 2013 at Maison de Lafayette after a battle with cancer. The Reverend Gil Dutel, pastor of St. Edmunds Catholic Church, will officiate the ceremony. Interment will be held in Abshire Cemetery in Lyons Point.

Survivors include two daughters, Tiffany Fawvor (Erik) of Duson and Cassie Olivier and her fiancee Bobby Abshire of Lafayette; two sons, Kristopher Olivier of Lafayette and Lance Olivier of Carencro; one sister, Judy Mouton (Paul) of New Iberia; two brothers, David Olivier (Sadie) of Breaux Bridge and Dennis Olivier (Cheri) of Marietta, GA; and five grandchildren, Kylie, Cadon, Braylon, Kynlie, and Jordan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, the former Philomene Bouton and Harold Joseph Olivier, Sr..

Harold was a native of Lafayette and long time resident of Butte la Rose, and was in the construction industry.

Pallbearers will be Kristopher Olivier, Lance Olivier, David Olivier, Dennis Olivier, D. J. Olivier, Erik Fawvor, Paul Mouton. Honorary pallbearer will be Bobby Abshire.

The family requests that visitation be held on Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 11:00 am - 8:00 PM, and resume on Monday morning at 8:00 am until time of services. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 1003 Hugh Wallis Rd. F-2, Lafayette, LA 70508. 
Olivier, Harold Joseph Jr. (I261779)
 
94 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's Chapel in Lewisburg for Yvonne Doucet Latiolais, 59 who passed away at her home surrounded by her family in Church Point.

Fr. Garrett Savoie, her great nephew and Associate Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne, will be officiating for the services.
The family is requesting the visitation to be held on Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. then Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. until time of services. A Rosary will be recited Friday at 7:00 in the evening in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in St. John's Chapel Church Cemetery in Lewisburg.

Survivors include her husband, Ferdie Latiolais of Church Point; two sons, Morgan and wife, Lauren Latiolais of Church Point and Tyler and companion, Angella Cormier of Church Point; three step sons, Ricky Latiolais of Lafayette, Wade and wife, Erin Latiolais of Youngsville and Tommy and wife, Michelle Latiolais of Church Point; one step daughter, Gwen and husband, Ronnie Boudreaux of Church Point; three sisters, Bernella Thibodeaux of Church Point, Charlene Daspit of Lafayette and Janelle Doucet of Church Point; one brother, Rogers and wife, Betty Doucet of Church Point; thirteen step grandchildren and fourteen step great-grandchildren.

Yvonne is preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Armenia B. Doucet and four brothers, Milton, Kermit, Roy and Albon Doucet.
Please send personal condolences to the family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Church Point will be in charge of arrangements. 
Doucet, Yvonne Gail (I375949)
 
95 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point for Marie Carriere Matte, 99, who passed away Friday, August 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

Very Rev. Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc, Pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church New Cemetery in Church Point.

The family is requesting the visitation to be held on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited Friday at 7 o'clock in the evening in the funeral home chapel. Visitation will resume on Saturday, August 15, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.

Survivors include one son, Eddie and wife, Cynthia Matte, Jr. and one daughter, Judy and husband, George Cormier all of Church Point; two sisters, Lessilyn Viator of Church Point and Margaret Reviere of Crowley; nine grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Ms. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Matte, Sr., one daughter, Anna Lee Stanford; one grandson, Shane Matte; one son-in-law, Eddie Stanford, Jr.; her parents, Maurice and Mathilda D. Carriere; six brothers and two sisters.

Please send personal condolences to the family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Church Point will be in charge of the arrangements. 
Carriere, Marie (I329055)
 
96 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Elrena May Terro, 86, who passed away peacefully on April 22, 2013. Father Mario P. Romero, associate pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, will celebrate the Mass and conduct the funeral services. Musical selections will be performed by Phyllis Simar and Ron Moreau. Lectors will be Melissa Thibodeaux and Peggy Terro; gift bearers, Jordan Baugh and Kyle Thibodeaux. Interment will directly follow the funeral mass in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband Elgin Terro of Lafayette; two daughters, Charlotte Prejean (Russell) of Thibodaux and Darlene Hobart (Paul) of Youngsville; one son, Dale Terro (Peggy) of Arnaudville; one sister, Margie Credeur of Duson; five granddaughters, Melissa Thibodeaux, Nicole  Fanguy, Rae Belanger, Megan Cummins, and Jessica Terro; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, the former Lucia Trahan and Aldeus Sonnier; two brothers, Hayward Sonnier and Wincie Sonnier, and one step-grandson, Nic Hobart.

Elrena was a native of Duson and resident of Lafayette for most of her life. She worked in the cafeteria at Edgar Martin Middle School for 15 years, and was involved in the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW on Albardo Road.

Pallbearers will be Paul Hobart, Dale Terro, Russell Prejean, Jordan Baugh, Tim Fanguy, and Aaron Credeur.

The family requests that visitation be held from 4-9 pm on Tuesday, April 23, and resume Wednesday morning from 8 am until time of service. A rosary will be led by Brady LeBlanc at the funeral home on Tuesday evening at 6 pm.

Walters Funeral Home- 2424 N. University Ave., Lafayette, LA 70507. 337.706.8941, is in charge of arrangements. 
Sonnier, Elrena May (I421647)
 
97 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:00 PM in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Florence M. Touchet, 75, who passed away November 9, 2013 at Lafayette General Medical Center. Father Brian Taylor, pastor of St. Genevieve Catholic Church, will officiate the mass and conduct the funeral services. Private inurnment services will be held at a later date.

Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Tabb of Lafayette; two sons, Wilbert  Tabb, Jr. of Greenville, NC and Roger D. Tabb of Rayne; two sisters, Mabel Vallot of Youngsville and Helen Haines of Broussard; two brothers, Lauris Touchet of Lafayette and Lennis Touchet of Carencro; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Minus and Anna Touchet; one son, Steve W. Tabb, Sr.; two brothers, Minus "Pee Wee" Touchet, Jr. and George Lee Touchet; three sisters, Dorothy Decou, Gladys Duhon, and Jessie Hill; and the father of her children, Wilbert Tabb, Sr.

Ms. Touchet was a native of Milton and resided in Lafayette for most of her life.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Tabb, Brady Tabb, Jared Tabb, Ryan D. Tabb, Randall Tabb, and Steve W. Tabb, Jr.

The family requests that visitation be held Wednesday from 9:00 am until service time. A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 am. 
Touchet, Florence Marie (I253910)
 
98 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:00 am in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Shirley A. Leger, 57, who passed away peacefully September 9, 2013 at Evangeline Oaks Guest House. Father Mario Romero, associate pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Scott, will be the Celebrant of the Mass and conduct the funeral services. Jodi Bollich, organist and soloist, will perform, "Amazing Grace," "His Eye Is On The Sparrow," "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," and "Here I Am, Lord." Lectors and giftbearers will be Janie Myers and Brandy Leger. Interment will follow the mass in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Scott.

She is survived by her parents, the former Belle Thibodeaux and Joachin Leger of Lafayette; four brothers, Ronald James Leger of Cecilia, Michael Wayne Leger of Lafayette, Tommy Joseph Leger of Arnaudville, and Douglas Paul Leger of Lafayette.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Esther and Cyrus Leger; and  her maternal grandparents, Easton and Eve Thibodeaux.

Shirley was a native of Church Point and lived in Lafayette for most of her life. She retired from the Lafayette Parish School Board after 30 years of service.

Pallbearers will be Briley Leger, Brandy Leger, Ronald Leger, Michael Leger, Tommy Leger, and Douglas Leger

The family requests that visitation be held Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 1:00-9:00 PM, and resume Wednesday morning at 8:00 am until time of service. A rosary will be led by Deacon Jay Bergeron at 7:00 PM on Tuesday evening. 
Leger, Shirley Ann (I329134)
 
99 A Memorial Mass for Kenneth "Ken" Segura, 82, will be held at 12:30 PM on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Loreauville with Fr. Barry Crochet as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 11:30 AM until the time of the Memorial Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17 South Main St, Loreauville.

Kenneth went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. He was a native and lifelong resident of Loreauville, and he owned and operated Segura Hardware and Water Well Service since 1963. He attended Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now University of Louisiana) and served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Ken loved to duck hunt and spend time in his airboat at Lake Fausse Point. He was a firm believer in hard work and lived by that mantra. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his two daughters, Charlotte Chaplin and husband David of Baton Rouge and Susan Segura and husband John Hunsaker of Alexandria; two sisters, Judy Theriot of New Iberia and Jennifer Neuville or Loreauville; and two grandsons, Daniel and Luke Hunsaker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clenie Joseph Segura and Eve Gonsoulin Segura; and his sister, Willie Mae Barrilleaux.

Friends and family may send their condolences and/or sign the register book at www.davidfuneralhome.org

In lieu of flower, donations may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church Completion Campaign.

David Funeral Home, 118 Main Street, Loreauville is in charge of the arrangements. 
Segura, Kenneth (I516089)
 
100 A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM, on Monday, December 7, 2015, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia, for James Lorne Picard, 53, who passed away on Friday, December 4, 2015.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 9:00 am until 1:00 PM on Monday.

Deacon Jay Bergeron will officiate the Memorial Service.

James "Jimmy" Lorne Picard went home to be with his Heavenly Father on December 4, 2015 after being a good and faithful servant here on earth.  Jimmy was born on October 17, 1962 to John Walter "Coon" and Beverly Picard of Milton, LA.  At the time of his death, he was 53 years of age.

Jimmy is survived by the love of his life, Dawn, his wife of 28 years.  His two daughters, Alison and Katherine, were his greatest joys, as well as a most recent addition to the family, his beloved granddaughter, Ava Claire, daughter of Alison and Hunter.  After 24 years, Jimmy finally got his sons, Hunter Moody, Alison's husband, and Andrew Boulet, Katherine's boyfriend.

Jimmy is also survived by his six sisters and brothers:  Julie Picard Fox, Susan Picard Menard, Mattie Picard Mouille, Larry Picard, Richard Picard and Robert Picard.  Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents.

Jimmy was a member of the Comeaux High School graduation class of 1980 and remained close friends with many of his classmates.  After high school, Jimmy enrolled at USL (now UL) in Lafayette where he received an undergraduate degree.

Jimmy was born in Milton, LA and has been a resident of New Iberia for over 28 years.  Jimmy was an avid golfer and shared many wonderful days golfing with his Squirrel Run buddies.  His other pleasures in life included spending time with family, hunting and fishing.  One of his favorite activities was spending time with his "Classic Country Saturday Night" gang, which included neighborhood friends and family. Jimmy showed his enjoyment for life through music, dancing, cooking and serving others.  He was known for his love and nurturing of animals.

In lieu of flowers, the family of Jimmy asks that you honor his memory by making a donation to your  charity of choice.

Pellerin Funeral Home of New Iberia, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements. 
Picard, James Lorne (I214436)
 
101 A memorial service will be held for Marie Orgeron Dawson, age 67, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2015, in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel with visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Ms. Dawson, a resident of Arnaudville, LA, died on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at Opelousas General Health System.

Marie did exquisite knitting and needle work and was a wonderful cook. She graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Political Science from Oklahoma City University. Marie will be greatly missed by her family, her friends and all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her daughters, Dianne Dawson, of Burbank, CA; Peggy Rambosk of Havana, FL; Camille Dawson Moore and husband, William, of Sunset, LA; her sister, Jacqueline Orgeron Landrum and husband, Terry, of Arnaudville, LA; her brother, Douglas Orgeron and wife, Colleen, of Youngsville, LA and three grandchildren, Gabriel Dawson, Tyler Rambosk and Kaitlyn Rambosk.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Edward Orgeron and Louise Arnold Hartiens.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. 
Orgeron, Marie Antionette (I275624)
 
102 A private memorial will be held at a later date honoring the life of Willie Ray Lane, 79, who died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Eastridge Nursing Center.

Willie is survived by his wife of 54 years, Cecile Foster Lane; daughters, Janise McAfee of La Valle, WI and Sharon Fournerat of Porter, TX; step-daughter, Gwen L. Johnson of Abbeville; step-son, George Anthony De Angelo of Abbeville; four grandchildren, Tobian Ivins, Kelsey McAfee, Brandie Fournerat and Brenda Fournerat; four step-grandchildren, William "Chip" H. Miller, III, Beau C. Johnson, Jeremy De Angelo and Jared Roy De Angelo; twelve great grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Lane and the former Myrtle Mae Bonnette; daughter, Cynthia Lynn Lane; grandson, Charles Fournerat; and numerous siblings. 
Lane, Willie Ray (I78202)
 
103 A resident of Central, La, and a native of Lafayette, La, he passed away Thursday May 13, 2010, at the Carpenter House.

Douglas is survived by his wife, Cathy Chesson; mother, Willa Dean Comeaux Chesson; two daughters, Allison Dean Chesson, and Kristen Chesson Canella, and husband, Frank Canella; son, Matthew Gerald Chesson; sister, Carolyn Brupbacher.

Douglas was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Douglas M. Chesson.

Visitation will be at Greenoaks Funeral Home 9595 Florida Blvd. on Saturday from 8 AM till service time at 10 AM interment to follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Richard Bell, Stephen Comeaux, Desmond Gillam , Richard Davis, Barton Bernard, Phillip Brupbacher. Honorary Pallbearers will be Russell Comeaux, Gene Rizzo, Fred Fournet, Don Chesson Jr., Andrew Chesson, Mackie Verot, Pat Foley, Ashton Mouton, George Debaillion.

Douglas received a BS Degree in Biology form University of Louisiana at Lafayette, he enjoyed hunting, cooking, gardening, and spending time with his family. 
Chesson, Douglas Milton Jr. (I389121)
 
104 After her marriage Emilie settled herself in a large house with a
beautiful view of the shoreline. 
Delisle, Emelie Sophie (I277852)
 
105 Breaux Bridge native John Angelle, 67, passed away on August 10, 2013.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Patsy Fontenot Angelle of New Iberia; two daughters, Debbie Richard (Brock) of New Iberia, and Angelica Wiggins (Dean) of Broussard; six sons, Melvin John Angelle (Pamela) of New Iberia, Willie Corey Angelle (Donna) of Lafayette, Brian Christopher Angelle (Grace) of Scott, Tommy Angelle (Arlette) of Sunset, Scott Wayne Angelle and his companion Holly Miller of Sunset, and Ronnie Paul Angelle and his companion Amber of Carencro; one sister, Josie Boudreaux of Breaux Bridge; one brother, Honore Angelle (Maryann) of Lafayette; twenty grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emelia and Willie Angelle; three sisters, Shirley Mire, Emmeline Duhon, and Patricia Meche; and one brother, Henry Angelle.

In his free time, John enjoyed riding his four wheeler, fishing, and hunting.

Pallbearers will be his sons and L.J. Boudreaux, Honore Angelle, Brad DeValcourt, and Patrick Angelle.

The family requests that visitation be held Monday, August 12, 2013 from 3:00 - 10:00 p.m., and resume Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. until noon. A rosary will be prayed Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Calvary Cemetery.

John's family would like to extend its special thanks to Aunt Josie, Scotty, and Tommy. 
Angelle, John Carroll (I390882)
 
106 Funeral services for Earl "Tooch" Lee Touchet, 79 of Jennings, LA will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews & Son Funeral Home on Monday, July 13th from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM with a rosary at 6:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, July 14th at 8:00 AM until the time of his service. Earl will be laid to rest in Pine Island Cemetery.

Earl was born in Lowry, LA on October 13, 1935 to Adam Touchet and Lelia Touchet. He was called to his Heavenly Father on July 11, 2015 surrounded by his beloved family. Earl worked, as an electrician, for forty-five years. In his spare time he enjoyed watching TV especially his western movies. He also loved spending quality time with his family. Earl was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all.

Earl is survived by his wife, Marie Louise Miller Touchet of Jennings, LA; his son, Earl Dale Joseph (Kathy Baudoin) Touchet of Jennings, LA; one daughter, Rachel Louise Touchet (Christopher) Matthews of Jennings, LA; one brother, Russell (Brenda Credeur) Touchet of Pine Island, LA; two grandchildren, Dustin (Fiancée Stacy Lavergne) Touchet of Jennings, LA, Kisha Touchet (Joseph) Hardy of Jennings, LA; and three great grandchildren, Ava Hardy, Clara Touchet and Allan Touchet all of Jennings, LA.

Earl was preceded in death by parents, Adam and Lelia Touchet; two brothers, John and Adam Touchet; and beloved grand dog, Rocky.

Carrying Earl to his final resting place in Pine Island Cemetery will be Seth Crochet, Christopher Matthews, Kim Landry, Johnny Watson, Brandon Landry and Paul Miller. Honorary pallbearers are Earl Touchet, Dustin Touchet, Russell Touchet, Kisha Hardy and Tommy Crochet.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Heart of Hospice and Angie, Jenifer, Marcie and Trina.

To extend online condolences, please visit our website at www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net

Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews & Son Funeral Home. 
Touchet, Earl Lee (I456855)
 
107 Funeral services for Essie Mae Johnson Thompson, 91, will be held (pending) Monday June 8, 2015 at Our Lady Queen of all Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte with burial to follow in the St. Peter's Cemetery in Pine Prairie.

Mrs. Thompson a resident of Lanse Greis passed away Friday June 5, 2015 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.

She will deeply missed by her sons Landy Thompson and wife Nancy of Chataignier, David Thompson and wife Pam of Lake Charles; sister Delza Attilio and husband Tony of Baytown, TX; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Emma Brunet Johnson, husband Clavin Thompson, son Terry Thompson.

Visitation will be held Sunday June 7, 2015 from 2PM-10PM with a rosary being recited at 6PM, and will resume again Monday June 8, 2015 at 8AM.

The guestbook can be signed online at www.lavillefuneralhome.net

LaVille Funeral Home 2353 East Main St. Ville Platte, LA 70586 337 363 1100 
Johnson, Essie Mae (I454294)
 
108 Funeral services for Mary Ann Hebert Vallot, 78, will be held Wednesday December 9, 2015 at 2:00 PM in David Funeral Home. With Pastor Carl and Ellen Cormier officiating.

Visitation will be held Tuesday December 8, 2015 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and will resume Wednesday from 8:00 AM until time of services. Burial will follow at St. Anne Catholic Cemetery in Youngsville.

Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed by all. Mary passed away Sunday December 6, 2015 at a River Oaks Retirement Manor.   Survivors include her two daughters Judy Stelly and Sarah and her husband Steve Gregory; and one son Randal and his wife Dee Vallot; three sisters Louella and her husband Lester Boutte, Lorine and her husband Raymond Steiner, and Florine and her husband James Faul; four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband George Ray Vallot; her son Larry Earl Vallot,  son in law Randy Stelly; her parents Arthur and Olivia Viator Hebert and one sister Ethel Hebert.

Serving as pallbearers will be Randal Vallot, Chris Stelly, Steve Gregory, Ernie Hebert,  Melvin Romero, and James Romero, Joshua Vallot. Honorary pallbearer will be Edna Mae Romero.

Condolences may be sent to the Vallot family ay www.davidfuneralhome.org  David Funeral Home 316 Youngsville Hwy Lafayette La. (337-837-9887) is in charge of  arrangements. 
Hebert, Mary Ann (I314180)
 
109 Funeral services for Mr. Carlton Soileau, will be held 2PM Friday January 22, 2016 in the LaVille Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the St. Peter's Cemetery in Grand Prairie.

Mr. Soileau a resident of Ville Platte formerly of Grand Prairie passed away Thursday January 22, 2016 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home.

He is survived by his brother Marion Soileau and his wife Mary of Opelousas. He is preceded in death by his parents Albert and Camille Soileau. 
Soileau, John Carlton (I474431)
 
110 Funeral services for Mr. Donald D. Deshotel, 73, will be held 4PM Friday June 12, 2015 in the LaVille Funeral Home Chapel. Father Jason Vidrine will officiate.

Mr. Deshotels a resident of Vidrine passed away Thursday June 11, 2015 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.

He will be missed by his sister Gloria Dupre of Ville Platte; 13 nieces and nephews. Preceded in death his parents Maurice and Annie Guillory Deshotels, brothers Lowell Deshotels, UL "Red" Riley Deshotels.

Visitation will be held Friday June 12, 2015 from 12 PM until the time of services.

The guestbook can be signed online at www.lavillefuneralhome.net

LaVille Funeral Home 2353 East Main St. Ville Platte, LA 70586 337 363 1100 
Deshotels, Donald David (I107438)
 
111 Funeral services for Mr. Frank "F.E." Landry, Jr. 93, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2013 in the St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Rev. Babasino Fernandes officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Paul Cemetery in Elton under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.

Funeral home visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday with a rosary recited by the Knights of Columbus at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Visitation will be at the church Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. Landry was a lifelong resident of Hathaway with the last 18 years of his life in Rayne. He was a retired rice, soy bean and cattle farmer. He was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus and a charter member of council 4787, where he served as past Grand Knight. F.E. served as chairman of the board of the Jennings Production Credit Association. He was an avid square dancer, accomplished wood carver and wood worker. He was a founding member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Raymond and now a parishioner of St. Leos in Roberts Cove.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Theunissen Landry; one daughter, Ann Allums and husband Hub of Loreauville; three sons, Dan E. Landry and wife Jennifer of Hathaway, Joe Landry and wife Gwen of Hathaway, Frank Landry, III and wife Rhonda of Zachary; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank E. and Alice Fuselier Landry, Sr.; his wife of 44 years, Helen Heinen Landry ; one daughter, Janet Landry; five sisters, Lorma LeBlanc, Edna Mae Doise, Yola LaBlanc, Leola Hensgens and Alice Courville. 
Landry, Francois Elio III (I361206)
 
112 Funeral Services for Mr. Ray Allen Harrington, 73, will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at David funeral Home Chapel of Erath with Chaplain Paul Broussard officiating. Interment will follow at LeBlanc Cemetery.

Visitation will be at David funeral Home of Erath on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 9:00 AM until the time of the services with a recitation of the rosary at 11:00 AM.

A native of Delcambre and a resident of Erath Mr. Harrington died at 2:30 PM on Friday, October 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Ray was a member of Sam's Camping Club and an avid outdoorsmen. He was known for his love of camping, fishing, and helping people.

He is survived by two sons, Steve Harrington of Abbeville and Mark Harrington and his wife Christina of Erath; two daughters, Laurie H. Guidry and her husband Dale of Abbeville and Connie Harrington of Moresville, NC; his companion, Betty Bodin of Erath; a step son, Timothy Lege and his husband Philip LeBlanc; a step daughter, Debbie Lege; ten grandchildren, Coby Vice, Amber Goutierrez, Jonathan Harrington, Jared Harrington, Jax Harrington, Phillip Vincent, Shaynarae Foret, Joshua Harrington, Jace Harrington, and Jenna Harrington; and ten great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Yula Trahan Harrington; his parents, Ora and Annie Mae Duhon Harrington; a brother, Paul Julius Harrington; a sister, Janet Connor; and a great grandchild, Caden Vincent.

Serving as pallbearers will be Coby Vice, Jonathan, Harrington, Jared Harrington, Joshua Harrington, Jace Harrington, and Kevin Foret.

Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Jax Harrington.

David Funeral Home of Erath at 209 E. Putnam St. (337)937-0405 will be handling the arrangements. 
Harrington, Ray Allen (I355974)
 
113 Funeral services for Mr. Rayln Joseph Fall, 85, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, January 25, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Mermentau, with Father Neil McNeill officiating.

Burial will be in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.

Funeral home visitation will be from 2:30 PM until 9:00 PM, today, Thursday; and 8:00 am until time of services.

A rosary led by Deacon Mike Trammel will be recited at 7:00 PM today, Thursday in the funeral home chapel.

Mr. Fall died on January 22, 2013 in the Jennings American Legion Hospital.

Mr. Fall was a lifelong resident of Mermentau. He loved to garden, fish and camp. He loved to dance with his wife.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years; Betty Fall; three daughters, Pamela (Benjamin) Martin, Patricia Fall, and Priscilla (Dale) Leger all of Jennings; three sons, Daniel (Joddi) Fall of Moss Bluff, Nolan (Katie) Fall of Nashville TN, and Darrell (Cindy) Miller of Mamou; six sisters, Helen Ardoin of Pine Prairie, Kathaleen Mire of Eunice, Jeanette Fall of Oakdale, Mary Sonnier of Eunice, Bonita Fall of Abbeville, Wyeanette Johnson of Lafayette; 14 Grandchildren and 18 great-grandchidren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lydia Manuel Fall, a son, Rayln Fall Jr., a grandson, Chad Martin and seven siblings.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Fall, Nolan Fall, Darrell Miller, Dale Leger, Ben Martin, Jeremy Leger, Ross Riquelmy and Donovan Fall. 
Fall, Rayln Joseph (I417287)
 
114 Funeral Services for Mr. Warren Joseph Renard, 84, will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, July 9, 2015 with Pastor Dave Rousse officiating. Interment will follow at LeBlanc Cemetery.

Visitation will be at David Funeral Home of Erath on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 8:00 AM until the time of the services.

A native of Avery Island and a resident of Erath, Mr. Renard died at 7:45 PM on Monday, July 6, 2015 at Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. During that time he was part of a crew that flew a secret mission overseas; and was a Military Policeman while stationed in Roswell, NM. After the military he worked a short time in the mines in New Mexico, then returned home and worked as a welder till he retired. After retirement he became an active member of Faith Cathedral Church and was a member of their prayer team.

He is survived by two daughters, Cathy Renard Simon of Lafayette and Vonnie Renard Louviere of Kaplan; five sons, Keith Renard and his wife Tina of Delcambre, Dean Renard and his wife Vicki of Abbeville, Doug Renard and his wife Lynette of Maurice, David Renard of Erath, and Kim Renard and his wife Jamie of Parks; a sister, Mara Renard Ramsey of Houston, TX; sixteen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Grace Duhon Renard; his parents, Clemile and Electa Dubois Renard; two brothers, Sidney Paul Renard and Ronald Dean Renard, and a grandson, Colby Simon.

Serving as pallbearers will be Keith Renard, Dean Renard, Doug Renard, David Renard, Kim Renard, and Carl Bourque.

The family would to extend a special thanks to the staff at Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home and the staff at Amedisys Hospice Care.

David Funeral Home of Erath at 209 E. Putnam St. (337)937-0405 will be handling the arrangements. 
Renard, Warren Joseph (I456502)
 
115 Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Wilder Bailey, 92, will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Jennings United Methodist Church with Rev. Walter Parker officiating.

Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Crowley under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.

Funeral home visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday; and at the church from 8:00 a.m. until time of service Friday. Mrs. Bailey died at 4:45 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014 at the Jefferson Davis Living Center.

Mrs. Bailey was a native of Crowley and a 61 year resident of Jennings. She was a retired school teacher after teaching for 40 years and a member of the Order of Eastern Star where she was Past Matron. She was a member of the Jennings United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Nell Reppond of Westlake; her son, William W. Bailey of Jennings; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Ruth Blakeman Wilder; her husband, Clovis Bailey; two sisters, Beverly Wilder and Peggy Wilder; and four brothers, Jack, Herschel, Samuel and George (Buster) Wilder. 
Wilder, Barbara (I257848)
 
116 Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Brown Guillory, 81, will be held 10 AM August 8, 2015 at Our Lady Queen of all Saints Catholic Church with burial to follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Father Matthew Bazare will officiate.

Mrs. Guillory a resident of Ville Platte passed away Wednesday August 5, 2015 at her residence.

She will be deeply missed and forever remembered by her sons Richard Guillory of Ville Platte, Keith Guillory of Ville Platte; daughter Deborah (Debbie) Poret and husband Dan of Ville Platte; brother Voorhies Brown and wife Norma of Washington; 5 grandchildren Dawn Poret Fontenot, Kim Poret Cloud, Renee Poret Nevils, Madison Leigh Guillory, Hydi Renee Guillory; 8 great grandchildren Olivia Ann Fontenot, Casey Dunagan, Courtney Cloud Gotreaux, Carly Cloud, Colby Cloud, Justin Nevils, Taylor Nevils, Makaylin Guillory. She is preceded in death by her parents Pierre and Olivia Vidrine Brown, husband Herman Guillory, brother Louis Allen Brown, sisters Mary Mae Fontenot, Lou Helen Brown.

Visitation will be held Friday August 7, 2015 from 10AM-9PM with a rosary being recited at 6:30 PM, and will resume again Saturday August 8, 2015 at 8AM.

The guestbook can be signed online at www.lavillefuneralhome.net

LaVille Funeral Home 2353 East Main St. Ville Platte, LA 70586 337 363 1100 
Brown, Dorothy (I163829)
 
117 Funeral Services for Mrs. Edolia "Sue Soon" Demette Savoy, 94, will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at St. Anne Catholic Church with Deacon Cody Miller officiating.   Interment will follow at St. Anne's Mausoleum.

Visitation will be at David Funeral Home of Lafayette on Friday, December 18, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a recitation of the rosary at 7:00 PM.  Visitation will resume on Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 8:00 AM until the time of the services.

Edolia " Sue Soon" was born to Joe and Laura Viator Demette on August 31, 1921 in Maurice, LA.  She died on December 17, 2015 at 6:19 PM at her residence in Youngsville surrounded by her family.  She married Lores Savoy, Sr.  on September 20, 1939 and they had three children.  She was a farmer's wife, homemaker, and mother.  She cleaned house, ironed clothes for family and friend, and babysat her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved to cook and bake.  Her specialty that her family fondly remembers are her tarts, fudge, and rice dressing.   She enjoyed playing cards with her special cousins; Anna Mae, Diana, and Olita.  She was also a member of St. Anne's Alter Society of Youngsville.

She is Survived by a son, Lorris Savoy, Jr. and his wife Rose; two daughters, Shirley Sonnier and her husband David and Laura Carlin and her fiancé Russell Meche; twelve grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren,  six great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be her great grandsons.

Serving as gift bearers will be three of her great granddaughters and music will be provided by Jodi Bollich.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to her caregivers over the last three and a half years; Joann, Tracey, Kelly, Zelda, Jeannie, Melanie, and especially Sable for her daily care and companionship, and the nurses and staff of Lamm Family Care Hospice.

David Funeral Home of Lafayette at 316 Youngsville Hwy (337)837-9887 will be handling the arrangements. 
Demette, Edolia (I288334)
 
118 Funeral services for Mrs. Eula Mae Broussard Deshotel Williams, 83, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2013 in the Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur with Rev. Pat Deshotel officiating.

Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery in Lake Arthur.

Funeral home visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. , Friday and 10:00 a.m. Saturday until time of services.

Mrs. Williams died at 10:15 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2013 in the Jeff Davis Living Center.

She was a lifelong resident of Jennings, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Jennings, lifetime member of the Hot Box Brothers and Sisters Cooking Team and was a retired Jeff Davis Parish School Cafeteria worker.

Mrs. Williams is survived by two daughters, Sue Dirks and husband Woodrow of Jennings, Ginger McIntosh Reiley and husband Shawn of Houma; one son, Louis Deshotel, Jr. and wife Becky of Denham Springs; two sisters, Joy Deshotel Fontenot of Welsh, Delta Giles of Lake Arthur; one brother, Aldes Broussard of Lake Arthur; seven grandchildren, Josh and Ben Deshotel, Kim Dirks, Jimmie and Brandie Croker, Katherine and Elizabeth Reiley; four great-grandchildren, London Deshotel, Trey and Silver Duhon, Siera Croker; and one great-great grandchild, Justin Trevon Zeno.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Julian and Eva Broussard; one son, Minos Deshotel; one sister, Helen Broussard Guillotte Breaux; and one brother, Amos Broussard. 
Broussard, Eula Mae (I34295)
 
119 Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Ann Guidry Matlick, 68, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 13, 2013 in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur.

Funeral home visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Tuesday; and 8:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of services.

A rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.

Mrs. Matlick died at 8:00 a.m., Monday, November 11, 2013 in the Jennings American Legion Hospital.

She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of the Lake Arthur area.

Mrs. Matlick loved spending time with her family, especially her great-granddaughter, Emma Grace.

Survivors include her five daughters, Melinda Abshire Roe and husband Glenn, Donna Ryder and husband Bubba, Sharon Sonnier and husband David, Lonette Benoit and husband Steven all of Lake Arthur, Mary Abshire Hibbitts and husband Todd of Jennings; her eleven grandchildren, Sarah, TuTu, Logan, Kyle, Brittney, Joseph, Grant, Donavon, Luke, Alex and Taylor; and her two great-grandchildren, Xander and Emma.

Mrs. Matlick is preceded in death by her parents, Wilton (Cook) Paul and Eunice Bertrand Guidry; one sister, Dorothy LeMaire; one brother, Sydney "Bonnie" Guidry and one grandson, Jordan Cole Benoit.

Pallbearers will be Glenn A. Roe I, Glenn A. Roe II, Kyle Ryder, David Sonnier, Steven R. Benoit and Todd Hibbitts. Honorary pallbearers will be Logan Ryder, Joseph Sonnier, Grant Benoit, Donavon Benoit, Luke Benoit and Alex Hibbitts. 
Guidry, Helen Ann (I428980)
 
120 Funeral services for Mrs. Lou Ella Cormier Istre, 84, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 3, 2014 in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMillin and Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating.

Burial will be in the Andrus Cove Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur.

Funeral home visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., Sunday; and 8:00 a.m. Monday until time of services.

A rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m.by the Catholic Daughters #1573, Sunday in the funeral home chapel.

Mrs. Istre died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in the Camelot Brookside Nursing Home in Jennings.

Mrs. Istre was a lifelong resident of Lake Arthur. She loved to iron and was known for her delicious fried chicken. She loved attending Mass, saying her rosary, dancing and having family get-togethers. Mrs. Istre never had a negative word to say to anyone and she was loved and will be missed by all who knew her. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and was chosen Catholic Daughter Mother of the Year. She was a member of the church choir, the funeral choir and the Coalition Choir.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mr. Carlton Istre; one daughter, Jessica Guidry and husband Lorne of Jennings; three sons, Robert Dale Istre and wife Bonnie, Dennis Istre and wife Betty, Wayland Istre and wife Laura all of Lake Arthur; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Arcade and Amelie Broussard Cormier; eight sisters and four brothers. 
Cormier, Lou Ella Mary (I351902)
 
121 Funeral services for Mrs. Naomie Thibodeaux Lanthier, 98, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Our Lake of the Lake Catholic Church with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur.

Funeral home visitation will be from 2:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., today, Tuesday; and 8:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of services. A rosary led by the Catholic Daughters will be recited at 7:00 p.m. today, Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.

Mrs. Lanthier died at 8:07 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2013 in the Camelot Brookside Nursing Home in Jennings.

She was a lifelong resident of Lake Arthur, a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters. Her favorite past-time was working in her yard.

Survivors include three daughters, Wilda Trahan and Una Champagne both of Lake Arthur, Susan Storm of Knoxville, TN; three sisters, Alice Martin, Ann Mathieu , Edith Gutierrez; one brother, Wilton Thibodeaux; ten grandchildren, Kevin Trahan, Julie LaCombe, Colette Manuel, Tony Trahan, Camala Hebert, Jeffery Champagne, Jude Champagne, Paula Broussard, Tina Champagne and Connie Storm; ten great-grandchildren, Jennifer Cormier, Jared Manuel, Brittany Simon, Ashlyn Reed, Josh Trahan, Robbie Trahan, Nicholas LaCombe, Lindsey LaCombe, Chelsea Champagne and Katlin Champagne; and 12 great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Kevin Trahan, Tony Trahan, Jeffery Champagne, Jude Champagne, Marlon Hebert and Jared Manuel.

Mrs. Lanthier is preceded in death by her parents, Evariste and Editha Thibodeaux, her husband Jessie Lanthier, four sisters and three brothers.

The family would like to thank the nurses and aides at Camelot Brookside, her sitter Angie Lacombe, Heart of Hospice. They all were wonderful to her and a special thanks to Father Jeff Starkovich. 
Thibodeaux, Naomie (I420340)
 
122 Funeral Services for Norma Jean Ellis Credeur will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at The First Baptist Church of Krotz Springs. Brother Chad Bolfa will conduct the services. Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Credeur, age 73, a resident of Krotz Springs, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

Norma enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her sons, Bobby St. Romain of Krotz Springs, LA; Charles "Chuck" Dale St. Romain of Krotz Springs, LA; her daughter, Kimberly St. Romain (Craig Trahan) of Arnaudville, LA; her step-son, Charles Ray Credeur of Carencro, LA; her sisters, Elizabeth Huffman (Donnie) of Jonesville, LA; Shirley Dupont (Ronald) of Melville, LA; Debra Evans (Jimmy) of Krotz Springs, LA and Karen Sally Stelly (Olan) of Krotz Springs, LA. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Brittany Dawn St. Romain, Bobby Neal St. Romain, Jr., Brennan Shane St. Romain, Logan Anthony Reeves, Ethan Earl-John Reeves, Caelan Jean St. Romain, Kieran Renee' St. Romain, Caanan Earl-Blake St. Romain; one great-grandchild, Preslee Skye Torres and a host of nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Essie Credeur; her parents, Ethel Marie Dupuis Ellis and Leon Earl Ellis; her brothers, Eddie Leon Ellis, Robert "Joe" Charles Ellis and Michael Anthony Ellis and her nephew, Eddie Shane Ellis.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Krotz Springs. It will continue on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 8:00 AM until the time of service.

Pallbearers will be Logan Anthony Reeves, Robert Kyle Ellis, Bobby Neal St. Romain, Jr., Justin Kyle Kidder, Christopher Michael Huffman, Shawn Darian Ellis, Ronald Steven Dupont, Chad Oscar Nall and Colt Landon Nall.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Street, Krotz Springs, LA 70750, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. 
Ellis, Norma Jean (I288975)
 
123 Funeral Services will be conducted for Darius "Danny" Merrick Soileau, Jr., Age 68, at 7:00 PM Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Bullock officiating. Interment will be held privately at a later date.

Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Danny passed away at 3:10 PM on, Friday, October 16, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

Danny loved spending time outdoors at his camp in Loreauville and hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed racing his 1963 Ford Falcon. His family was very important to him and he enjoyed spending time with them and spoiling his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Theresa Louviere Soileau of New Iberia; one daughter, Tracey S. LeMaire and husband Charles of St. Martinville; one son, Dane Soileau of Lafayette; three grandchildren, McKenzie LeMaire, Conner LeMaire and Cameron LeMaire and three sisters, Lorraine Barras and Debra Romero and husband Barry all of New Iberia and Doris David of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Darius Merrick and Lessie Hilliard Soileau, Sr.; mother and father in law, Maurice and Edna Louviere; brother in law, Eddie Barras, nephew, Tommy Barras and his great niece, Cacie Barras.

To view on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements. 
Soileau, Darius Merrick Jr. (I464701)
 
124 Funeral services will be conducted for Kimberly Eve Decuir, 24, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 12:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Buddy Breaux officiating. Burial will follow in All Saints Mausoleum.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM and resume on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 9:00 AM until the service time. A rosary will be prayed in the funeral home on Tuesday at 7:00 PM.

A native of New Iberia and a resident of Loreauville, Kimberly passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015, at 3:10 PM in a Lafayette hospital.

She was an Honor Student and a 2009 Graduate of Loreauville High School. She was captain of the Cheerleading Squad, selected as an All American Cheerleader in 2008 and 2009 and performed at the Capitol Bowl in Orlando, FL. She was active in Swimming and Gymnastics. She fought a brave battle with mental illness for six and a half years.

She is survived by her parents, Byron J. Decuir and Rose Anne Dugas Decuir of Loreauville; her sister, Jana Angelle and her husband Ron of Loreauville; her brothers, Michael P. Decuir and his wife Lauren of Lafayette, Benjamin M. Decuir of New Iberia and Christopher J. Decuir and his wife Annie of Broussard; her nephews, Cameron, Kale, Landon and Aiden Decuir, Ascher Carhart, her godchild and nephew, Eli Angelle and her nephew, Dylan Angelle; her nieces, Addison Decuir and Jillian Angelle and her special aunt, Penny Decuir of Loreauville.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Nolan and Annette Dugas and her paternal grandparents, Lester and Grace Decuir.

Pallbearers will be Michael Decuir, Benjamin Decuir, Christopher Decuir, Ron Angelle, Shane Dugas and Dumas Dugas, Jr.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be her nephews, Cameron Decuir, Kale Decuir, Landon Decuir, Eli Angelle, Dylan Angelle and Ascher Carhart.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) at P. O. Box 51903 Lafayette, LA 70505

You can sign the guest register book and / or send condolences at www.davidfuneralhome.org

David Funeral Home of Loreauville, 118 Main St. (337) 229-8338 is in charge of arrangements. 
Decuir, Kimberly Eve (I417666)
 
125 Funeral Services will be conducted for Mr. Jose Balderas, Jr., age 55, on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10:00 am at Evangeline Funeral Home. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Church Cemetery in Patterson.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Friday with a Rosary at 7:00 PM. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday and remain open until service time.

A native of Kingsville, Texas and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Balderas passed away at 11:15 am on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Iberia Medical Center.

Mr. Balderas was a member of the Plain View Hunting Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Spending time with family, friends and his granddaughters were especially happy times for him. He was employed by Shamrock Management as an Oilfield Production Foreman.

He is survived by his wife Linda Balderas of New Iberia; son, Jo Ray Balderas of Kingsville, TX, stepson, Joseph Aufleri and wife Nicole of Franklin, LA; daughters, Sunday Landry and husband Charles of Broussard, LA, Jessica Balderas of Kingsville, TX; sisters, Norma Lundy of New Iberia, Linda Hughes of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Ashlyn Landry, Alexi Aufleri, Lillie Balderas and countless nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jose Balderas, Sr. and Josefa Mendietta Balderas.

Pallbearers will be Steven Kilsby, Joseph Aufleri, Jo Ray Balderas, Ray Frederick, Rydel Frederick, and Charles Landry.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Tobat and Scott Louviere.

To view on-line obituary, video tribute and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements. 
Balderas, Jose Jr. (I520030)
 
126 Funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. James T. Desormeaux, Sr., the former Mary Ruth Verret, 75, on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 3:00 PM at St. Peters Catholic Church with Father Ed Degeyter officiating. Interment will follow in Beau Pre Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will begin on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM and resume on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 8:00 AM until services. A rosary will be prayed in the funeral home on Thursday at 6:00 PM.

A native of Jeanerette and a resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Desormeaux died on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:00 AM in a New Iberia hospital. Mrs. Ruth was truly an amazing woman and always giving of her love, time and support. You could always find her cooking or sewing, as well as encouraging those she loved. She leaves her family and friends with a lifetime of love and memories. She enjoyed cooking and feeding families. She volunteered at area nursing homes and at ARC. She lived for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Ronnie Desormeaux of Baton Rouge, Tommy Desormeaux and his wife Jeanene of Lafayette, Barry Desormeaux, Tamie Lopez and her husband Mitchell all of New Iberia and Michael âœBoo❠Desormeaux, Sr. and his wife Cristy of De Soto, IL; her brother, Arthur Lee Verret of Jeanerette; her sister, Nileas Migues of New Iberia; her beloved campanion, Dewey Touchet; 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Desormeaux, Sr.; her parents, Eulgy and Masey Migues Verret; her sisters, Margaret Breaux and Laura Mae Bourque; her brothers, E. J. Verret, Woodrow Verret, Drolen Verret, Huey Verret and Alvin Verret; her daughter-in-laws, Monica Desormeaux and Kathy Desormeaux.

Pallbearers will be Eric Desormeaux, Jason Desormeaux, Ryan Desormeaux, Adam Desormeaux, James Desormeaux, Chase Desormeaux, John Desormeaux, Michael Desormeaux, Jr. and Brach Lopez.

David Funeral Home of New Iberia, 1101 Trotter St. (337) 369-6336 is in charge of arrangements. 
Verret, Mary Ruth (I376178)
 
127 Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, March 18, 2013 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point, La. for Estelle Higginbotham, the former Estelle Tweedel. Mrs. Higginbotham, a native of Lewisburg, La. and long-time resident of Church Point, died at 10:25 A.M. Saturday, March 16 at Acadia-St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point. Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc will conduct the services with entombment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include two sons, Danny Higginbotham of Opelousas and Blane Higginbotham of Church Point; a daughter, Carla Ethridge and husband Marty of Youngsville, La.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Higginbotham, Sr.; her parents, Joseph and Josephine (Gay) Tweedel and two grandchildren, Martin Allen Ethridge, Jr. and Scott Tyler Ethridge. She was also preceded by a sister and four brothers. Mrs. Higginbotham was an LPN at Acadia-St. Landry Hospital in Church Point for over forty years. The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 1:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 17 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Monday until the time of services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday by Monsignor DeBlanc 
Tweedel, Estelle (I334563)
 
128 Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, March 9, 2015 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point, La. for Judy Boudreaux, 68, the former Judy Anne Gauthreaux. Mrs. Boudreaux, a native and currently a resident of Church Point, died Friday morning, March 6 at her residence. Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc will conduct the services with interment to be determined by family.

Survivors include three sons, Lane Galloway II and wife Jessica of Montgomery, Tex. and Maury Thibodeaux and wife Christina and Shawn Thibodeaux and wife Maria-all of Sulphur, La.; a brother, Larry "Goat" Gauthreaux and wife Merillene of Lafayette, La. and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Leonie Johnson Gauthreaux and two grandchildren, Kyler and Krischan Thibodeaux.

The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 4:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 8 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Monday until the time of the services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. Sunday by Monsignor DeBlanc.

A devoted Catholic, Mrs. Boudreaux was actively involved in the Catholic Church and a Church Point Bible group for many years.

Arrangements are being handled by Guidry Funeral Home, Inc.; 219 N. Broadway, Church Point, La. (337) 684-5488. View the obituary and guest book on-line at guidryfuneralhome.com. 
Gauthreaux, Judy (I382776)
 
129 Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 10, 2015 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point, La. for Gladys Cecilia Henry, 85. Ms. Henry, a native and long-time resident of Church Point and currently a resident of Maison de Lafayette, died Thursday morning, August 6 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, La. Father Matt Melancon will conduct the services with entombment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum adjacent to the church.

Survivors include five nieces: Jenny Domingue of Lafayette, Karen Levy and husband Mark of Baton Rouge, La., Denise Caldwell and husband Brent of Albany, La., Lynn Patin and husband Keith of Scott, La. and Joan DeJean and husband Bobby of Prairieville, La.; a nephew, Ronnie Doucet and wife Ginger of Lafayette and numerous great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ivy and Emily LeJeune Henry and two sisters, Lena Doucet and Ola Mae Cormier.

The family requested that visiting hours be observed at Guidry Funeral Home from 4:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 9 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Monday until the time of the services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held there at 7:00 P.M. Sunday by Father Melancon and the local council of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Pallbearers will be Ben Domingue, Matt and Damian Doucet, Kyle Patin, Sam Levy, Brannon Byrd and Tyler Caldwell. Readers will be Karen Levy and Norma Johnson and gift bearers will be Abby and Luke Domingue.

A valued employee of long standing at Horecky Motors in Church Point, Ms. Henry was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and volunteered at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church Rectory as a "money-counter" for many years. The family wishes to thank her caretakers at Maison de Lafayette for their services. Ms. Henry always thought of them as her friends and "second family". 
Henry, Gladys Cecilia (I459130)
 
130 Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 29, 2015 at Guidry Funeral Home in Church Point, La. for James Lester Clavier, 60. Mr. Clavier, a native and long-time resident of Church Point, died Friday evening, June 26 at Acadia-St. Landry Hospital in Church Point. Pastor Josh Carrier will conduct the services with interment following in the Monsignor Bienvenu Cemetery on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include a son, Tyson Clavier of Lafayette, La.; two brothers, Henry Clavier of Eunice, La. and Nelson Clavier of Church Point; two sisters, Gloria Carrier and Betty C. Gaultier and husband Richard-all of Church Point and a grandchild, Delaney Orr.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilton and Rena Cormier Clavier and two brothers, Clyde and Roy Clavier.

The family requested that visiting hours be observed at Guidry Funeral Home from 10:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 28 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Monday until the time of the services.

Arrangements are being handled by Guidry Funeral Home, Inc.; 219 N. Broadway, Church Point, La. (337) 684-5488. View the obituary and guest book on-line at guidryfuneralhome.com. 
Clavier, James Lester (I455738)
 
131 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point, La. for Alton Leon "Tony" Huckaby, 71. Mr. Huckaby, a native of Eunice, La. and long-time resident of Church Point, died at 7:00 A.M. Monday, November 12 at his residence.

Father Mark Thibodeaux will conduct the services with interment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include a daughter, Dawn Cole and husband Bill of Smithfield, R.I.; his sisters, Verda Mae Siffert and Patsy Chapman of Eunice and Becky Miller and husband Craig of Basile, La.; a granddaughter, Kayla Cole of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; a special friend, Bernadine LeJeune of Church Point and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille (Barousse) Huckaby; his parents, Alton L. and Eulalie (Fruge) Huckaby; a brother, James Huckaby and two sisters, Kathleen Briscoe and Betty Jayne LeCoq..

The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Friday, November 16 and continue from 10:00 A.M. Saturday until the time of the services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Friday by Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc.

Pallbearers will be Paul, John and James Siffert; Alton James, James and Brandon Huckaby and honorary pallbearer Craig Neal Miller II. Mr. Huckaby, a Viet Nam veteran, retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1983 as a Master Sergeant with some twenty-two years service. He learned air conditioning and electrical repair and worked for the Acadia Parish School Board for many years. An avid hunter and fisherman, Mr. Huckaby enjoyed doing so with his daughter, granddaughter and many nephews. An active member of VFW Post 9903 and American Legion Post 225, a Fourth Degree Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 2504 and a member of the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Choir for many years, he will be honored with a Flag Presentation Ceremony at the time of services. 
Huckaby, Alton Leon (I342882)
 
132 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, August 10, 2015 at Duhon Funeral Home Chapel, LLC of Rayne, LA for Wallace Joseph Trahan. He was 73 years of age. Visitation will be held at Duhon Funeral Home, LLC. , Chapel on Sunday, August 9,2015 beginning at 10:00 AM, with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM, until 10:00 PM and will resume on Monday at 8:00 AM until just prior to service time. Interment will follow the funeral service and will be in St. Theresa Catholic Cemetery in Duson, LA. Mr. Trahan passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Lafayette, LA.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie C. Trahan of Duson, LA; daughters, Debra Broussard and her husband, David of Church Point, LA, Pamela Trahan and partner, Victor Hebert of Opelousas, LA; grandchildren, David Broussard, II, Sean Tate, Crystal Broussard, DonnaJo Broussard and Aaron Tate; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Broussard, Taylor Broussard, Shanan Beckwith and Hunter Broussard; brothers, Wilton Trahan, Carol Trahan, Rodney Trahan and Paul Trahan; sisters, Delta Thibodeaux and Linda Credeur.

Mr. Trahan was preceded in death by his parents, Edney Trahan and Ethel Marie Albarado Trahan; brother, Dalton Trahan and sister, Rosa Mae Spell.

Pallbearers will be David Broussard, II, Sean Tate, Aaron Tate, Michell Trahan, Ronnie Trahan and Victor Hebert. Honorary pallbearers will be Jr. Thibodeaux, David Broussard and Bradley Thibodeaux.

You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Trahan' s at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC- Rayne, LA, (337)334-3600, 900 East Texas Avenue, Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangements. 
Trahan, Wallace Joseph (I330722)
 
133 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM, on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge, for Lawrence Picard, 84, who passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Lafayette General Medical Center.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 am until 8:00 PM on Saturday, and continue on Sunday at 8:00 am until 12:30 PM, at Pellerin Funeral Home in Breaux Bridge. A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 PM on Saturday.

Rev. David Broussard will officiate at the Funeral Service. Scriptures will be read by Joey Picard and Jennifer Angelle. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge.

Mr. Picard was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, honorably serving his country in the United States Navy, while serving aboard the aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Valley Forge. He was the owner and operator of Picard's Auto Parts since 1961, which still today remains a family owned business. Lawrence was a parishioner of St. Bernard Catholic Church and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an airplane pilot and loved riding his tractor and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Irene Friedman Picard; two sons, Larry Picard and wife, Millie, and Rick Picard and wife, Lisa; two daughters, Tavia Hudi and husband, Tony, and Nicole Blanchard and husband, Tommy; his brother, Jack Picard, Jr. and wife, Mimi; his sister-in-law, Mary Picard; six grandchildren, Brandon Picard and wife, Nicole, Robert Picard and wife, Abbi, Richard Picard, Sam Hudi, Simon Hudi, and Tanner Blanchard; and four great grandchildren, Emma and Chloe Picard and Jake and Andrew Picard.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jack Picard, Sr. and Idalie Thibodeaux Picard; and his brother, Joe Picard.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Picard, Robert Picard, Richard Picard, Tommy Blanchard, Tony Hudi, Sam Hudi, Simon Hudi, and Bryce Andrepont.

Honorary pallbearer will be Tanner Blanchard.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2199) is in charge of arrangements. 
Picard, Lawrence (I419117)
 
134 Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Monday, September 1, 2014 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point for Mavis Douga, 90, the former Mavis Faul. Mrs. Douga, a native and long-time resident of Church Point, died at 7:05 P.M. Friday, August 29 at Opelousas General Hospital in Opelousas, La. Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc will conduct the services with interment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include her sons, Ebey Henry, Jr. and wife Jacqueline of Mire, La; Michael Henry and wife Patsy of Carencro, La. and Kenneth Henry and wife Albercy, Johnny Henry and Billy Henry and wife Jessica - all of Church Point; her daughters, Dorothy Nelams and husband Robert of Church Point, Geraldine Circello and husband Pete of Melville,La., Delores Vidrine and husband Velton of Opelousas and Geneva Stelly and husband Mike of Arnaudville, La.; her brothers, Reivers and Clinton Faul of Church Point; her sisters, Evelyn Huval and Liera Porche of Baton Rouge, La. and Eva Jean Miller of Nederland, Tex.; a daughter-in-law, Patsy Henry and thirty-two grandchildren, sixty-one great-grandchildren and twelve great-great-grandchildren and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Easton Douga; her parents, Valmont, Sr. and Aldogonte Vasseur Faul; a son, Gerald Henry; an infant son; a daughter, Mary Henry; six brothers; four sisters and three grandchildren, David Nelams, Jordan Mobert and Conner Lamana.

The family requested that visiting hours commence at 11:00 A.M. Sunday, August 31 and continue uninterrupted until the time of the services on Monday. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday by Monsignor DeBlanc.

An unfailingly loving mother, family was everything to her.

Arrangements are being handled by Guidry Funeral Home, Inc.; 219 N. Broadway, Church Point, La. (337) 684-5488. View the obituary and guest book on-line at guidryfuneralhome.com. 
Faul, Mavis Mary (I442048)
 
135 Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 2, 2018 for Janel Bourque Duplechin in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home. Deacon Sammy Diesi will officiate the service. Rite of Committal will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. A Rosary will be prayed at 10:00 a.m. by Deacon Sammy Diesi.

Mrs. Duplechin, age 75, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 at her residence.

Janel was a bank teller for many years at American Bank, Washington State Bank and St. Landry Bank. She then went to work as a secretary at the Louisiana Yambilee Association and the St. Landry Parish School Board. Janel enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her cousins and friends. She also loved doing crafts and ceramics with her elderly friends. Janel will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ernest Duplechin; and her parents, Elsie Doucet Bourque and Darius Bourque.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA, 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. 
Bourque, Janel (I365108)
 
136 Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point, La. for Mrs. Huey "Nell" Olivier, 71, the former Nelwin Marie Bergeron. Mrs. Olivier, a native and long-time resident of Church Point, died at 10:50 P.M. Friday, October 18 at Opelousas General Hospital in Opelousas, La. Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc will conduct the services with entombment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include her husband, Huey "Sunny" Olivier of Church Point; her son and daughter, Darby Michael Olivier and Rochelle Olivier of Church Point; two sisters, Roberta Thibodeaux of Church Point and Nadine Thibodeaux and husband Jay of Iowa, La.; eight grandchildren: Simone B. Daigle and husband Cullen, Allison Benoit and fiance James Meche, Jr., Jordan Benoit, Colby Leger and Tiffany Olivier, Alona Olivier, Tricia Olivier and Tara Olivier-all of Church Point-and six great-grandchildren: Madisyn, Cole and Leigha Daigle; Hayden Meche, Raegan Elkins and Ana' Leah Rose Olivier. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alphonse "Bea" and Ester Leger Bergeron and two sons, Dirk and Lawrence Randall Olivier.

The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 A.M. until 10:00 P.M. on Monday, October 21 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Tuesday until the time of the services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday by Monsignor DeBlanc.

Mrs. "Nell" and her husband Huey established "Sunny's", a family restaurant, in 1972. Co-managing it, they made it a popular eating and meeting place for Church Point and the surrounding area. 
Bergeron, Nelwin Marie (I349356)
 
137 Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 PM Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point for Shevonne Cormier Tweedel, 58, who passed away at 9:20 PM Tuesday, March 24 at her residence. Msgr. Jefferson J. DeBlanc, Pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, will conduct the funeral services with burial in the St. John Cemetery in Lewisburg, La.

Shevonne, a resident of Lewisburg, was the daughter of the late Joseph Alton Cormier and the former Beulah Fontenot.
She is survived by her husband, Douglas B. Tweedel, Sr. of Lewisburg; two step- daughters, Shannon Tweedel and Toni Tweedel-both of Lewisburg; one step-son, Douglas "Dougie" Tweedel, Jr. of Krotz Springs, LA; two step-granddaughters, Kurstin and Ariana Tweedel of Lewisburg; her in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. James Tweedel, Sr. of Stuart, OK; her "children", Gizmo, Denim and Diggity II and a host of cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a step-daughter, Riki Tweedel.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Guidry Funeral Home from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Friday, March 27 and continue from 9:00 am Saturday until the time of services. A rosary will be recited in the funeral home at 6:30 PM Friday evening.

Shevonne, with a Masters of Education in teaching the "learning disabled", taught for some thirty-two years in local schools. A devout Catholic and tireless volunteer, she was a member of the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish Council, The Catholic Daughters of America, a Eucharistic minister and a Church Lector; rising to the highest level of lay persons in the Diocese of Lafayette. Loved by her family, friends and associates, she will truly be missed.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Tweedel family at www.guidryfuneralhome.com. Guidry Funeral Home, 219 N. Broadway St., Church Point, LA is in charge of final arrangements. 
Cormier, Shevonne (I400559)
 
138 Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, December 7, 2012 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, La. for Raphael "Ralph" Vanicor,74. Mr. Vanicor, a native and long-time resident of rural Acadia Parish near Church Point, died at 11:50 A.M. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, La. Father Wayne Duet will conduct the services with interment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Survivors include a son, Marcus Vanicor and wife Marla of Church Point; a daughter, Jennifer Scanlan and husband Charles of Church Point; a sister, Della Richert and husband Jerry of Church Point; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sadie (Venable) Vanicor; his parents, Gervais and Rena (Richard) Vanicor and a grandson, Trae Vanicor.

The family requested that visiting hours begin at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 6 and continue uninterrupted until the time of the services on Friday. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday by Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc.

Mr. Vanicor was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 9436 in Richard and a member of the Acadia Parish and Louisiana Cattlemen's Associations. 
Vanicor, Raphael (I187652)
 
139 Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, November 29, 2013 for Beatrice Savoy Constantine who died on the morning of Tuesday, November 26. Mrs. Constantine died of natural causes at the glorious age of 100. She was born on December 24, 1912 to Berchman and Alice Leger Savoy. She was a life-long resident of Church Point where she raised her family. She was married to Frank "Yan" Alvin Bergeron and Joseph Ovey Constantine. She was a member of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Wayman Bergeron and his wife Benita of Lafayette, La., Helen Bergeron of Church Point, Charles "Shirley" Bergeron (spouse of the late Madeline Johnson) of Scott, La., Sylvia Bergeron Daugereaux and her husband Rodney of Church Point, Anthony "Tony" Constantine and his wife Susan of Bloomington, Ind., a daughter-in-law, Madeline Bergeron of Church Point as well as a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Constantine was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, her son, Charles Ray Bergeron, three grandchildren, Diana Labbe and Ronald and Kurt Thibodeaux, a son-in-law, Kurtney Thibodeaux and two great-grandchildren, Daniel and Gabrielle Bearb. Visitation will be observed from 9:00 A.M. Friday until the time of the services and a recitation of the Rosary will be held at 1:15 P.M. The Services and Rosary will be officiated by Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc with entombment in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum on Highway 35 north of Church Point.

Pallbearers will be Sylvia and Rodney Daugereaux, Paul and Susie Daigle, Anthony "Tony" Constantine and Wayman, Charles "Shirley" and Frank Bergeron. 
Savoy, Beatrice (I379621)
 
140 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou on Sunday, September 9, 2018, for Schuyler David McGee, 45, who passed away on Thursday, September 06, 2018 in Mamou, LA.

Burial will take place in the New St. Ann's Cemetery in Mamou.

Schuyler David McGee was born in Houston, TX on October 24, 1972 to Kenneth Wayne McGee and Diana D. Deason.

He is survived by his parents, Kenneth Wayne McGee and Diana D. Deason; two sons, Chase McGee and Jordan McGee; paternal grandmother, Bernice McGee Siebert; maternal grandmother, Ethel Deshotels; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Bobby McGee and maternal grandfather, Wesley Deshotels.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Visitation will continue Sunday from 8:00 AM until service time.

Personal condolences may be sent to the McGee family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Mamou is in charge of arrangements 
McGee, Schuyler David (I40870)
 
141 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM at Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, for Daniel Kade Fontenot, 30, who passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Ville Platte, LA.

Brian Dore, pastor of New Life Assembly of God Church, will conduct the funeral services.

Burial will take place in St. Andrew Cemetery in Plaisance, LA.

Kade was born in Opelousas, LA on February 17, 1988 to Danny Fontenot and Tammy LaFleur Kalb. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 15, 2018. Kade loved the Lord Jesus with all his heart and he longed to study his bible daily. He attended New Life Assembly of God in Ville Platte and when he lived in Lafayette he was a faithful member of Metro Life Church.

As a young man, Kade worked on the pipelines as a certified pipe x-ray technician. During his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his family, playing video games, and listening to music. He loved his family immensely and their memories with Kade will never be forgotten. His life brought everyone great joy and his legacy will be cherished in the hearts of his loved ones forever.

He is survived by his father, Danny Fontenot of Ville Platte; mother, Tammy Kalb of Lafayette; three brothers, Alex Fontenot, Dustin Kalb, and Dylan Kalb; aunts, Connie Hall and Annette Lodrigue; uncles, Justin LaFleur of Grand Prairie, Clint LaFleur of Grand Prairie, and Merril Fontenot of Grand Prairie; grandmothers, Ana Lee Saucier of Opelousas and Judy LaFleur of Grand Prairie; Nanny, Tressa LaFleur; and Parain, Burke Saucier of New Orleans.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Larris Fontenot, Yat Saucier, Don LaFleur, and Bobby Lodrigue; and Uncles, Randell Fontenot and Chris Ortego.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Burial will follow service.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Fontenot family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements. 
Fontenot, Daniel Kade (I557038)
 
142 Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, July 6, 2015 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, LA for Alice B. LeJeune, 93, who passed away at 07:39 PM Friday, July 3 at her residence. Rev. Wayne Duet, Pastor of St. Edward Catholic Church, will conduct the funeral services with burial immediately following in St. Edward Cemetery adjacent to the church.

Alice, a resident of rural Acadia Parish near Richard, was the daughter of the late Daniel Blanchard and the former Celiman Boudreaux.

She is survived by three daughters, Lois LeBlanc and husband John "J.V." of Duson, LA., Lou Anna Barry of Rayne, LA and Charlotte Lavergne of Lafayette, LA; two sons, Roland LeJeune and wife Patty of Pitreville, LA and Randal LeJeune of Lafayette; 16 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren and one brother, Tilman Blanchard of Baytown, TX.

She was preceded in death by parents; her husband, Aaron LeJeune and six sisters and four brothers.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Guidry Funeral Home on Sunday, July 5 from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM and on Monday from 9:00 am until the time of service. A Rosary will be recited there at 7:00 PM Sunday.

Pallbearers will be Marty LeJeune, Bryan Savoy, Keith Savoy, Matthew and Aaron Lavergne and Dillon LeJeune. Honorary pallbearers will be Tilman Blanchard and Greg Lavergne. Lectors will be Lisa Martin and Parker Vige.

Personal condolences may be sent to the LeJeune family at www.guidryfuneralhome.com. Guidry Funeral Home, 219 N. Broadway St., Church Point, LA is in charge of final arrangements. 
Blanchard, Alice (I456221)
 
143 Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard, La. for Mrs. Wilfred LeDoux, 83, the former Ethel Thibodeaux. Mrs. LeDoux, a native and long-time resident of rural Acadia Parish near Richard, died at 1:05 A.M. Sunday, July 7 at Acadia-St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point. Father Bali will conduct the services with interment following in the St. Edward Cemetery adjacent to the church.

Survivors include her husband, Wilfred LeDoux of Church Point; a son, Floyd LeBouef and wife Delores of Church Point; two stepsons, Joseph LeDoux of Texas and Scott LeJeune and wife Adina of Oakdale, La.; two daughters, Genora Giles and husband Shane of Lafayette, La. and Geneva White and husband Jim of Lumberton, Tex.; two stepdaughters, Tina Brown of Texas and Tammy Thibodeaux of Richard; a sister, Odile Cormier of Groves, Tex.; twelve grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ferrier and Marante (Richard) Thibodeaux; six brothers and four sisters.

The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 2:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. on Monday, July 8 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Tuesday until the time of the services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday by Deacon Bryne Winn. 
Thibodeaux, Ethel (I253012)
 
144 Funeral services will be held at a 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Church in Ville Platte on Tuesday, April 03, 2018 for Hope "Pinky" Wiggins Demourelle, 86, who passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Ville Platte, LA surrounded by her loved ones.

Father Mitch Guidry, pastor of Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass and will conduct the funeral services.

Rite of Committal will take place in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ville Platte, LA.

Hope "Pinky" Demourelle was born in Ville Platte, LA on September 28, 1931 to Dr. J.H. and Claudia Ardoin Wiggins. A life-long resident of Ville Platte she graduated from Sacred Heart High School. She went on to receive degrees from USL and LSU. Hope was the Ville Platte High School librarian from 1967 until her retirement in 1996. Ms. Pinky continued to work at the public library from 1997 until 2011. She was a lover of books and the stories they held for people. She encouraged so many to find books that interested them and to love the library the way she did. She taught several generations of families' children and inspired all those she came into contact with.

She is survived by her daughter, Dale Gaudet; sons, Sidney Gaudet, Jr and Walter Gaudet; grandchildren, Daniel Guidry, Robert Deville, Sarah Rhodes, Danielle Gaudet, Matt Lahr, and Victor Gaudet; and great-grandchildren, Hope Guidry, Louis Deville, Lelia Deville, Dylan Guidry, Matthew Guidry, Frances Rhodes, and Kelsey Ardoin.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Dr. J.H. and Claudia Ardoin Wiggins; brother, Joseph Wiggins; daughter, Claudia Quinlivan; and grandchildren, Brandon Gaudet, and Michael Dunigan.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 1:00 PM until 9:00 PM. A rosary will be recited at 6:00 PM Monday. Visitation will continue Tuesday from 9:00 AM until time of service.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Gaudet/Demourelle family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements. 
Wiggins, Claudia Hope (I86600)
 
145 Funeral services will be held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM for Joseph Saul Hebert , 89, who died Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, LA.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are two daughters, Betty Bryan and husband Julius of Missouri City, TX, Brunella Borne and husband Curtis, Perry, Georgia, one grandson, Thomas Edward Bryan of Houston, TX.

He was preceded in death by wife, Elita Higginbotham Hebert, parents, Raoul Hebert and Lucia Trahan Hebert, one sister, Della Hebert.

A rosary will be recited Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM at Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne, LA.

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 11:00 am until 8:00 PM and Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 8:00 am until 2:00 PM.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141. 
Hebert, Joseph Saul (I334870)
 
146 Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 11:00 am Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia "Pat" Champagne Alleman , 74, who died Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at her residence.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Mausoleum, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are husband, Merlin A. Alleman, six children, Gregory Alleman and wife Deanna, Pamela Alleman Landaiche and husband Andre, Michael Alleman and wife Catherine, Catherine Alleman Lyons and husband Marx, Jeffrey Alleman and wife Kimberly, Angela Alleman Moring and husband Christopher, sixteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Andrea Claire Alleman, father, Benton Champagne, mother, Effie Fontenot Champagne.

A rosary will be recited Friday, May 1, 2015 at 6:00 PM at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel.

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA Friday, May 1, 2015, 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM and Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8:00 am until 10:30 am.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141. 
Champagne, Patricia (I380491)
 
147 Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. for Thomas Philip Zaunbrecher, 86 who died Thursday, November 22, 2012 in American Legion Hospital.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are two sisters, Louise Z. Carpenter of Rayne and Patricia Zaunbrecher of Rayne; one brother, Bernard Zaunbrecher of Rayne; three nephews, Karl Bailey of Lafayette, David Bailey of Natchitoches and Wallace Ousse of Frederick, MD; four nieces, Barbara Carpenter Miller of Rayne, Kathleen Bailey Burk of Shreveport, Helena Ousse Long of Kenner and Anne Ousse of Lafayette; five great-nieces, Teresa Bailey Day of Baton Rouge, Brianna Bailey Megee of Natchitoches, Elizabeth Long Cormier of Lafayette, Stacy M. Miller of Lafayette and Jennifer Ousse Seye of Baltimore , MD; three great-nephews, Joseph Long of Kenner, Ryan L. Miller of Bellvue, NE and Christopher Ousse of Frederick, MD.

He was preceded in death by his parents Karl Zaunbrecher, Sr. and Helena Frey Zaunbrecher; four sisters Stephanie Zaunbrecher, Teresa Z. Bailey, Eleanor Z. Ousse and Julia L. Zaunbrecher; three brothers, John Zaunbrecher, Karl Zaunbrecher, Jr. and Hubert Zaunbrecher; and one great-nephew David Karl Burk.

Mr. Zaunbrecher served his country in the United States Army.

He was born Wednesday, May 26, 1926 in Rayne, La, Son of the late Karl Zaunbrecher, Sr. and the late Helena Frey Zaunbrecher.

Friends will be received 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday, November 23 and 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 24, 2012. at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141. 
Zaunbrecher, Thomas Phillip (I143872)
 
148 Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial for Carroll Lynn Boudreaux Stutes, 57, who died Sunday, March 6, 2016 in Rayne Guest Home, Rayne, LA.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are husband, Ronald Stutes of Rayne, one daughter, Ashley Stutes Seibold and husband Cade of Rayne, one sister, Mary Stoddard of Lake Charles, one brother, Charles Stoddard Houma, four nieces, Carla Sue Lormand and Joe of Rayne, Sheila Richard of Rayne, Daphne Winters of Lake Charles, Nicole Manuel of Norcross, GA, two nephews, Don Boudreaux and Sheila of Sunset, Todd Boudreaux and Janie of Houma.

She was preceded in death by father, Hampton Boudreaux, Sr., mother, Ida Broussard Boudreaux, one brother, Hampton Boudreaux, Jr..

A rosary will be recited Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Gossen Funeral Home of Rayne, LA.

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 10:00 am until 2:30 PM.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141. 
Boudreaux, Carol Lynn (I17363)
 
149 Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for Marion Trahan Zaunbrecher, 88, who died Sunday, December 16, 2012 at her residence.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are one daughter, Elaine Schiller and husband Steve of Olympia, WA, three sons, Chris Zaunbrecher and wife Peggy of Rayne, Reginald "Dusty" L. Zaunbrecher, Jr. of Lake Arthur, Lester "Jody" J. Zaunbrecher and wife Kay of Arnaudville, seven grandchildren, Nick Schiller, Stephaine Schiller, Christina Mayeaux, Cicely Barousse, Catherine Zaunbrecher, Claire Zaunbrecher, Eve Zaunbrecher, three great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Reginald Louis Zaunbrecher, Sr., parents, Lester Trahan and Manila Rees Trahan, two sisters, Belle Gilder, Lois Gossen, one brother Buddy Trahan, one grandchild, Alex Zaunbrecher.

She was born Thursday, July 31, 1924 in Rayne, LA, daughter of the late Lester Trahan and the late Manila Rees Trahan.

A rosary will be recited Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne, LA.

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m..

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141. 
Trahan, Marion (I144409)
 
150 Funeral Services will be held for Bradley Joseph Cormier, 20, at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in the Duhon Funeral Home-Crowley Chapel with Pastors Bud Plake and Bru Lantier of Crossroads Church in Lafayette, LA officiating.

Visitation will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 in the Duhon Funeral Home-Crowley Chapel at 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM and will resume on Tuesday at 8:00 AM until just prior to the service time. Interment will follow the chapel service and will be in Johnson-Hanks Cemetery in Morse, LA. Bradley passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Acadia General Hospital in Crowley, LA.

Bradley is survived by his parents, Chad J. Cormier and his wife, Stephanie of Rayne, LA and Bridget Vincent Trahan and her companion, Mark Trahan of Morse, LA; sister, Christy Cormier of Crowley, LA; brothers, Dustin Cormier of Houma, LA, Daniel Cormier of Baton Rouge, LA and Kylan Cormier of Rayne, LA; maternal grandmother, Evelyn Vincent of Crowley, LA; maternal grandfather, Calvin Vincent and his wife, Rose of Texas City, TX; godmother, Ramona "Nana" Vincent of Crowley, LA; aunt, Donna Hanks and her husband, C.J. of Morse, LA; cousins, Myra Hanks and Maddox Hanks of Morse, LA; great-grandmother, Anna Vincent of Morse, LA.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Raymond Lester Cormier and Stella Cormier; maternal great- grandparents, Ouida "Dot" and Emile Hanks; paternal great-grandfather, Alton Vincent and one aunt, Mona Gayle Vincent.
Pallbearers will be C.J. Hanks, Maddox Hanks, Bruce Simon, Philip Myers, Ronnie Myers and Dustin Cormier Honorary pallbearer will be Josh Hollier.

You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Cormier's family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Crowley, (337) 783-1395, 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy., Crowley, LA 70526 is in charge of all of the arrangements. 
Cormier, Bradley Joseph (I337224)
 

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