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39301 Vernell Morgan, 81, of Indian Bayou died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, in Herman Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Indian Bayou United Methodist Church.

Vernell was a native and lifelong resident of Indian Bayou. She taught school at Indian Bayou for more than 25 years. She was loved by all of her students for her sweet disposition and for integrating crafts into all their studies. Her love of crafts continued through her work in several Home Demonstration Clubs, most recently, the Vermilion Parish Homemakers Club. She was a lifelong member of Indian Bayou United Methodist Church, where in earlier years she taught in Sunday School and Bible School.

Survivors include a sister, Trevlyn Brookshire, and her husband, Buck, of Beaumont; a brother, Gervis Morgan, of Indian Bayou; and a sister-in-law, Leona Morgan, of Sulphur. She was dearly loved and will be missed by seven nieces and nephews; 23 great-nieces and nephews; and five great-great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elic and Dottie Morgan, and one brother, Ross Morgan.

Burial will be at the Indian Bayou United Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation was from 5 PM to 9 PM Saturday and continues from 8 AM to service time today.

Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne is in charge of arrangements. 
Morgan, Vernell (I64701)
 
39302 Vernis Mitchell Robichaux, Sr., 74, a native and resident of Houma, La. died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 8:52 am.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at the Magnolia Chapel of Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at St. Francis No. 2 Cemetery.

Vernis is survived by his five children, Vernis, Jr., Timmy and wife Donna, Lisa and husband Michael, Philip and significant other Louise and Oscar Robichaux; one sister, Verna Robichaux Oberholtzer; 13 grandchildren, Jessica, Rebecca, Jeremiah, Elizabeth, Timothy, Sara, Kailyn, Sky, Katrina, Katherine, Theresa, Austin and Donovan; 6 great grandchildren, Erica, Samantha, Gracie, Leaux, Sandra and Natalie.
Vernis was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Adele Marie Robichaux, his parents, Edven, Sr., and Florence Robichaux, daughter-in-law, Lisa, two sisters, Virginia and Virdrine; two brothers, Vergus and Edven; and one great grandchild, Britney.

Vernis loved Elvis and enjoyed making people laugh.

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc., is honored to serve the Robichaux family. 
Robichaux, Vernis Mitchell Sr. (I509452)
 
39303 Vernon "Joe" Nunez, 36, of Bayou Vista, died Thursday, May 29, 2003 ,in a Houston, Texas, hospital. Mr. Nunez was born in Lake Charles and spent most of his early life in Creole. He lived in Bayou Vista, near Morgan City, for the past five years. Mr. Nunez was a graduate of South Cameron High School and Sowela Technical Institute.

Mr. Nunez was manager for M-I Drilling Fluids in Berwick. He will be greatly missed by his family, his co-workers, and his friends.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Kingrey Nunez, and two sons, Jonathan and Shawn Nunez, all of Bayou Vista; his mother, Evelyn Chapman Nunez, of Cameron; his father and stepmother, John Vernon and Alice Nunez, of Iowa, La.; one brother, Ronald Nunez and his wife, Sara, of Sweetlake; two sisters, Kathleen Nunez, of Cameron and Stephanie Nunez, of Broussard; maternal grandfather, Donald Chapman, of Jennings; and paternal grandmother, Laura Nunez of Cameron.

Funeral services will be at 2 PM Monday, June 2, 2003, in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Charles Gilder will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 PM until 10 PM on Sunday and from 8 AM until time of services on Monday. A rosary/scripture service will be held at 6 PM Sunday evening in the funeral home. 
Nunez, Vernon Joseph (I260318)
 
39304 Vernon Miller passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at the age of 84.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 22 2017, at 2:00 PM. at Quirk and Son Funeral Home in Eunice.

Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Deacon Gary Gaudin will officiate.

At the request of the family visitation will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM until time of services.

A rosary will be prayed at 1:30. Deacon Gary Gaudin will officiate.

Vernon is survived by his son; Todd Miller of Baton Rouge, LA., two step-sons; Larry Young of Opelousas, LA., Tim Young and wife Brenda of Baton Rouge, LA., one brother; Sterling Miller of Lafayette, LA., two sisters; Patricia Young of Crowley, LA., Bonnie Staricka of California, two grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, Mathias Miller and Ola Daigle Miller, his wife;  Dorothy Reviere Miller, one brother; Gerald Miller, three sisters Myrtle Gary, Theresa Clements, Joycia Miller.

Quirk and Son Funeral Home in Eunice is in charge of the arrangements. 
Miller, Vernon Lee (I531182)
 
39305 Vernon T. Bolleter died peacefully November 30th at ninety years of age at the Rosewood Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Lafayette, Louisiana

Vernon was born December 15, 1925 in Lufkin, Texas to Cyril Thomas Bolleter and Blanche Inez Odum Bolleter. He was one of five children raised in the small town of Lytle, Texas where he attended school and worked on a peanut farm for spending money as a youth. By the age of sixteen, in 1941, he had learned carpentry as a helper building army barracks in Lackland, TX and was raising flocks of 200 chickens to sell at market to help the family.

During his high school years, he lettered two years in the football program, and upon graduation applied to join the Navy. He was not accepted due to his age, but upon his seventeenth birthday, in 1942, he was allowed to join the United States Marine Corps. His math skills earned him an assignment to combat engineering school which included his favorite training, demolitions. And by the Spring of 1944, he was shipped off to fight in the Pacific Theater of Operations on the Island of Saipan. Within eighteen days he was wounded while fighting as a flame thrower, then sent home to recuperate; but, without the use of a trigger finger, he was honorably discharged from the Marines having received his Purple Heart.

After the war, Vernon was accepted into Rice Institute (now Rice University) to study architecture; however, after a summer job designing window details he decided to pursue a B.S. degree in the college of Geology at the University of Houston. With a penchant for science, skills in math, and love of business, Vernon joined the oil and gas exploration business, discovering oil fields for various companies which were purchased by Tenneco in 1966. By 1970, following his success for Tenneco in the North Sea, he was promoted to Chief Geologist. In 1981, Tenneco promoted Vernon to V.P. and Exploration Manager, a position that required worldwide traveling, but which also caused him to long for the more simple study for oil and gas. By 1987 he retired from Tenneco, then used his time to return to what he loved, studying the oil and gas basins around the world, especially their similarities, looking for patterns to reveal the next "big find".

In 1965, Vernon married Sandra Elaine Reed, who was his companion and loving wife during and in the advancement of his career, as well as his many travels. They both liked hunting and fishing, entertaining, and loved and enjoyed their family life.

Vernon was preceded in death by his mother and father; by his wife Sandra Reed Bolleter, and his step son Nicholas Reed Voorhies; his brother William Bolleter; and his sister, Marilyn Isidori.

He is survived by his sister, Melva Lanier; his brother, Robert Bolleter; his daughter, Cynthia Bujnoch and her husband, Roman Bujnoch of Magnolia, Texas; his son, Jim Bolleter and his wife, Debbie of Wellington, Florida; his step daughter, Rev. Dr. Nedra Voorhies and her husband, Rev. Dr. Donald Denton; his granddaughter, Courtney Williams and her husband, Travis Williams; his grandsons, David Voorhies and his wife Pam, Matthew Thomas Fossett and his wife Michelle, Alexander Vest, Michael Bolleter and Tyler Bolleter; his great granddaughters, Mayson Fossett, Anabelle Fossett; Meghan Voorhies, Lauren Voorhies and Brandy McNeil; his brother-in-law, Dwight Andrus, Jr. and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Matthew Fossett, Alexander Vest, Michael Bolleter, Tyler Bolleter, David Voorhies, Dwight W. Andrus IV, Adam Andrus and Ansley Robinson.

Honorary Pallbearers are Dwight W. Andrus Jr., Mike Bernard, and Roman Bujnoch.

Services will be held this Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 1:00 PM in Martin & Castille's La Fleur de Lis Chapel, 600 E. Farrel Rd. He will be interred in a family plot at Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Rev. Richard Humphries, Pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church will officiate the services.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00 AM until time of the services at Martin & Castille's SOUTHSIDE location.

His family would like to thank all those who helped with his care during these last couple of years, especially Pernella Bernard and Mike Bernard. In lieu of flowers or donations to the family, memorial contributions in Vernon's name may be made to NSI Hospice, 1025 Camellia Blvd., Suite 201, Lafayette, LA 70508.

Please visit www.mourning.com to express condolences to the family.

Martin & Castille, SOUTHSIDE, 600 E. Farrel Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508, 337 984-2811. 
Bolleter, Vernon Thomas (I278103)
 
39306 Victoire is the dau. of Jerome Desrpsoers amd Amab. Richard. Brein-Desrosiers, Victorie (I277884)
 
39307 Victor "Vic" Henry Sevier Jr., 88, a native of Ferriday and resident of Houma, died at 10:50 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2015.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 23, and from 9 a.m. until funeral time Friday, July 24, at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery II.

He is survived by his children, Dr. Victor Henry Sevier III, Sarah Sevier Chauvin and husband, Gene Jr., Dorothy Sevier Fontenot and Matthew Browne Sevier and wife, Jill; grandchildren, Kayce Sevier, Stephanie Prejean and husband, Shane, Brittany Sevier, Ross Chauvin and wife, Dominique, Michelle Means and husband, Brock, Katie Cormier and husband, Matthew, Jason Fontenot and companion, Heather Falcon, Melinda Sevier and Theresa Sevier; great-grandchild, Aliyah Fontenot; and three expected great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy "Dot" Matthews Sevier; parents, Victor Henry Sevier Sr. and Naideen Jordan Sevier Browne; stepfather, Dr. Alford Brown; and sister, Naideen Comer and husband, George.

Vic, Dad, Pop, PopPop was a loving husband to Dot for 63 years until her death March 12, 2015. He was truly the epitome of a good husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born in Natchez, Mississippi, but lived in Ferriday and Union City, Tennessee during his youth. He attended LSU for two years, then attended and graduated from Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI) in Lafayette. It was there he met his wife, Dot. He then joined the U.S. Army and was sent to Camp Rucker in Alabama, where he and Dot were married.

Vic and Dot lived in Lafayette with their four children, then moved to Houma in 1967. He worked in the oil field and was employed by Gemoco for 29 years. He held the positions of sales, vice-president and president of the company. His job gave him the opportunity to travel all over the world.

His love of fishing and hunting was evident. He spent many hours in deer stands and in his boat. He was also an avid bridge player.
He will be remembered as a kind soul, a true gentleman, a loving father, grandfather, a dedicated husband, an honest man, an excellent role model and a great joke teller. He created many great memories through which his spirit will live on.

The family would like to thank the Skilled Nursing unit at TGMC for the care and compassion given in his last days. Thanks also goes to the staff at The Homestead. 
Sevier, Victor Henry Jr. (I163990)
 
39308 Victor Kent Thibodeaux passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014 at the age of 58.
A Memorial Service will be held at New Hope Fellowship at 2 PM on Monday.. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rev. Richard E. Newman, Jr. will officiate.

Victor is survived by three sons, Zachary Thibodeaux, Dylan Thibodeaux, and Noah Thibodeaux all of Schenectady, NY; three daughters, Sarah Lecklet of Eunice, Kory Bell of CO, and Amy Peloquin of Eunice; one brother, Howie Thibodeaux of Lake Charles; and three sisters, Michelle Thibodeaux of Eunice, Jackie Thibodeaux of New Iberia, and Gayle Bult of Eunice.

Preceded in death by parents,Howard Thibodeaux, Sr. and Pearl Stutes Thibodeaux. 
Thibodeaux, Victor Kent (I16596)
 
39309 Victoria Claire Leger and Airman Brandon Todd Shearin were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Inn on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The Groom's father Pastor Todd Shearin officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Robert and Claire Leger of Carencro, La. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Leger of Carencro, Mrs. Joan Gauthier and the late Mr. James B. Gauthier Sr. of Lafayette. Victoria is a graduate of Carencro High School. The groom is the son of Pastor Todd Shearin and his wife Lisa of Warner Robbins Ga. and Janice D'augereau and her husband Harry of Breaux Bridge La. He is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Ann Pittmon of Charlotte NC and the late Gilbert Francois of Eunice LA and Mrs. Joan Martin and the late Harold Shearin of Charlotte NC. Brandon is a graduate of Lafayette Christian Academy and he recently completed basic military training for the United States Air force in San Antonio, TX.

Courtney Elizabeth Leger, sister of the bride, and Christina Danielle Hargroder, cousin of the bride, served as bridesmaids. Chandler Cain Shearin and Matthew Lane D'augereau, half brothers of the groom served as groomsmen.

Following the wedding, a reception was held at Inn on the Riverwalk. The couple will reside in Wichita Falls, TX. 
Family F142173
 
39310 Victoria Gene Smith and Kristopher Mabry Degeyter were united in marriage on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at seven o'clock at Keith's Ballroom in Broussard, Louisiana.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. Brent L Smith and the late Lisa Wallace Smith of Lafayette. Victoria is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold L Smith of Lafayette and Mrs. Geri M. Wallace and the late Mr. Gene O. Wallace of Lafayette.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester J. Degeyter of Lafayette. Kristopher is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Degeyter of Lafayette and Mrs. Freida O. Rush and the late Mr. Billie Joe Rush of Lafayette.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore an original Blue by Enzoani A-line, Cathedral length gown made of soft tulle, embellished with Alencon lace and an antique style crystal belt. She carried a bouquet of ivory garden roses and hydrangeas wrapped in lace from her mother's wedding dress.

Sister of the bride, Molli Louise Smith served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Brignac, Katie Lynn Poche, Rebecca Soileau, Lauren Parker, and Bianca Degeyter, sister of the groom. The flower girl was Lexi Dunkelman, cousin of the groom.

The groom was attended by his best man Shane Parker. Groomsmen included Christopher Orillion, Austin Bell, Nick Bellard, Bill Kavanaugh and Jeremy Posey. Ushers included Matt Ikner, Michael Cormier, and Aaron Judice. Ring bearer was Maxxon Nyugen Bui.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Ballroom at Keith's. Upon returning from a honeymoon in Destin Florida, the couple will reside in Lafayette. 
Family F154801
 
39311 Victoria Leigh Toce and Matthew Paul Hicks were united in marriage on December 31, 2012 during a 7 p.m. ceremony held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau. Father Joe Breaux and Father Garrett McIntyre officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andre F. Toce of Mandeville and Ms. Kim McCartney of Lafayette. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Toce, Sr., Mr. Jim Allen, and Mrs. Linda Hall. She is a 2005 graduate of St. Thomas More High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in English Education. She is currently pursuing a Master's of Education Degree in School Counseling from the University of St. Thomas. She is employed as a Teacher at St. Cecilia Catholic School.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Hicks of Houston. He is the grandson of Mrs. Jean Porter and the late Tom Porter and Mrs. Bette Hicks and the late Richard Hicks, Sr. The groom is a 2004 graduate of Memorial High school and a 2009 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and played baseball. He is the Vice President of Texican Olifield Services.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given away by her parents. She wore a Vera Wang couture Chantilly lace sheath gown with cap sleeves. Her dress was adorned with an encrusted sash at the waist. A chapel-length tulle veil flowed behind her. The church and reception were garnished with bouquets and arrangements of garden roses, peonies, and light blue hydrangeas.

Serving as Maid of Honor was Francesca Toce, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Michele Domengeaux, Tracy Hebert, Alyssa Hicks, Amber Hicks, Ginny Landry, Logan Lipton, Annie Saab, Sarah Sadler, and Amy Simon. Flower girls were Sophie Moncla, Elle Toce, and Maleah Toce.

Serving as Best Man was Patrick Hicks, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Will Braden, Shaun Greer, Scott Hawkins, Matt Hebert, Mark Hicks, Josh Logan, Will Long, Hunter Moody, and Eric Silverman. Ring bearers were Cooper Hawkins and Chase Marshall.

Ushers included William Hicks, Jr., Andrew Picos, Cole Sinclair, David Tauber, Jr., Andre Toce, Jr., Gianni Toce, and Taylor Toce.

Members of the house party included Sarah Allen, Hannah Castille, Hailee' Castille, Lauren Covey, Alissa Hicks, Sydney Hicks, Murphi Laurenzano, Rebecca MacMaster, Erin Randol, Sarah Ressler, Sarah Mary Toce, and Kristen Wheeless.

Following the wedding, a reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Toce, Sr. in Lafayette.

The couple will take a honeymoon trip to Tortola, British Virgin Islands. 
Family F152973
 
39312 Viel Paul Caswell, Sr. passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017, at the age of 92.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11:00 AM at St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

Deacon David Guillory will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice.

Viel passed away on a very special day, the birthday of his wife, Theresa.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by two sons, Viel P. "Jay" Caswell, Jr. of Eunice and Charles Caswell of Lafayette; four daughters,

Cheryl Manuel of Eunice, Susan Miller of Eunice, Paula Cappo and husband Craig of Baton Rouge, and Margaret Young and husband Wendell of Eunice; one sister, Elrine Segura of Eunice; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren.

Viel was preceded in death by his parents, Elice and Lourisa Bertrand Caswell; his wife, Theresa Mae Miller Caswell; one daughter, Mary Catherine Caswell; two sons-in-law, Gene Miller and Dale Fontenot; six sisters, Ema Stroderd,
Beatrice Doucet, Lilly Young, Eve Caswell, Imae Seilhan, and Mazie Caswell; two brothers, Elvin Caswell and Cannan Caswell.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2017, from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Quirk & Son Funeral Home in Eunice. A rosary will be prayed by Deacon David Guillory on Sunday at 7:00 PM. The funeral home will reopen on Monday for visitation at 8:00 AM until time of service.

Quirk & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
Caswell, Viel Paul Sr. (I370571)
 
39313 Vietnam veteran Shaw, Richard O'brien (I223561)
 
39314 Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, May 25, 2012 in Melancon Funeral Home in Carencro for Jenell H. Daigle, age 56, the former Jenell Hanks, who passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at her residence in Mire.

Mrs. Daigle was a native of Scott and a resident of Mire. She enjoyed spending time in her garden watching the hummingbirds and doves. Mrs. Daigle was a parishioner of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Mire.

Survivors include her husband of thirty six years, Steve Daigle of Mire; two sons, Andre Daigle and his wife, Chelsea, of Youngsville and Blaine A. Daigle and his wife, Aimee, of Mire; three grandchildren, Colyn Daigle, Kaden Daigle and Abigail Daigle; one brother, Carrold Hanks and his wife, Kathy, of West Monroe; one sister, Karleen Menard and her husband, Ravis, of Ville Platte; and two godchildren, Christopher Menard and Leah Maneke.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Hanks and the former Laura Babineaux, both natives of Cankton; and one brother, Ronald Hanks.

A rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Friday.

Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue, (337) 896-6366, is in charge of arrangements. 
Hanks, Jenell Ann (I359814)
 
39315 Viley J. "Jay" Chauvin, III, 60, a native of Franklin and a resident of Baldwin, died Saturday, December 13, 2008, in Franklin.

Jay is survived by his wife, Sylvia "Sue" LeBlanc Chauvin, of Baldwin; two sons, Jay Darren Chauvin, of Key West, Fla., and Adam Paul Chauvin, of New Orleans; two daughters, Wendy Chauvin Richard and her husband, Coby, of Maurice, and Jill Lee Chauvin, of Lafayette; mother, Goldie Adams Chauvin, of Franklin; three sisters, Sylvia Borne, of Franklin, Susan Ockman, of Lockport, and Janie Chauvin, of Bourg; two grandchildren, Ashley Lynn Chauvin, and Allison Chauvin Smith; and two great grandchildren, Ayden and Madelyn.

He was preceded in death by his father, Viley J. Chauvin, Jr.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please call Ibert's Mortuary at 337-828-5426 for further information.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin. 
Chauvin, Viley Joseph III (I215406)
 
39316 Vincent Sittig passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the age of 85.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, February 01, 2018, at 10:00 AM. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Eunice. Burial will follow at St. Thomas More Cemetery.

Fr. Clinton Sensat will officiate.

At the request of the family visitation will begin on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM at

Quirk and Son Funeral Home in Eunice. And will reopen on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 8:00 AM until time of services.

A rosary will be prayed on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Deacon David Guillory will officiate.

Vincent is survived by his daughter; Renee Ortego and Ricky of Eunice, LA., one daughter-in-law Maria Sittig of Ville Platte, LA., his former wife, Loretta Midkiff of Eunice, LA., three grandchildren; Ricky Ortego II of Eunice, LA., Jeffery Sittig of Baton Rouge, LA., Joni Fontenot of Ville Platte, LA. and one great grandchild.

Vincent was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard Sittig and Carmilite Corkin, one son, Vincent Dale Sittig, six brothers; Arcade Sittig, Predose Sittig, Detroit Sittig, Clement Sittig, Armand Sittig, Dolan Sittig, two sisters; Elba Rougeau and Edna LeBouef.

Quirk and Son Funeral Home in Eunice is in charge of the arrangements. 
Sittig, Vincent (I418836)
 
39317 Vinton J. Dore' joined the Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the age of 87. He was born in New Iberia, LA to the late Ovey Dore' and the late Marie Segura Dore'. Vinton was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Council 1905 in Gretna, LA. He was a past member of the Krewe of Endymion and a former thoroughbred owner. Vinton was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years Earldine Duhon Dore' and his brother Dalton Dore'.

He is survived by his daughter Rebecca Fulton, son-in-law Robert Fulton, Sr., his son B. J. Dore' and his daughter-in-law Peggy Dodd Dore'. He also leaves behind his only grandchild Robert Fulton, Jr. Vinton was blessed to have had a very loving and devoted friend in Delores Rowbatham. Vinton was a devout Catholic and a dedicated and loving family man. He loved to live and he lived his way, all the way!

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the Staff, Nurses, and CNA's of Wynhoven Healthcare Center for their genuine care, respect, and love shown to Vinton during his 18 months there.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 6th Street, Gretna, LA on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:15 PM. Interment, Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna, LA.

Parlors will be open at MOTHE FUNERAL HOME, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 from 6 PM to 8 PM and again on Wednesday from 8 AM to 12:45 PM. In lieu of flowers, masses would be appreciated.

For further funeral information, please call 504-366-4343. Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at www.mothefunerals.com 
Dore, Vinton J. (I77902)
 
39318 Violet Morgan Duncan is remembered for her long and vibrant life. She expressed her creativity in many ways, but most notably through her cooking, painting, and needlework. She was happiest among family and friends, serving up big bowls of her trademark chicken gumbo and shrimp or crawfish etouffe. She loved to paint landscapes or portraits, and family members remember the many portraits and other designs she painted on fragile eggshells.

She also enjoyed crocheting and sewing, and when her hands weren't holding a cup of black coffee, they were always busy with her latest project.

Violet was born on July 21, 1924, in Ridge, Louisiana, near the Indian Bayou home of her ancestors. As a child, she lived in many Louisiana and Texas oil towns since her father worked for Humble Oil and moved the family of twelve frequently. But in spite of all the moves, she remembered her dad always planted a garden.

A member of the first graduating class of Denver City High School, she was pictured with a friend kicking up their heels in the nearby Sand Hills of West Texas on their graduation day in 1941. After graduation she attended a business college in Lubbock, Texas, and acquired bookkeeping and other administrative skills. Those skills helped her land one of her first jobs, at the rice mill of Crowley, Louisiana, where her family had moved during the 1940s. In Crowley she met a handsome young man who had served as a Navy torpedoman in World War II. Bob and Violet Duncan were married in a small ceremony in Lafayette, Louisiana, on June 1, 1945, and remained together until his death in 2008.

A couple of years after they were wed, the couple moved to Texas. After living several years in Pasadena, Texas, where her children attended school, Violet and Bob returned to Crowley. There they attended the First United Methodist Church of Crowley, where she sang in the choir and he taught Sunday School classes. She also was a member of the Rebekahs and contributed many of her legendary lemon meringue and coconut cream pies to church and social functions. In addition, she worked in the office of the American Legion Hospital for several years.

Violet Morgan Duncan died on January 31, 2012, at the Gracious Living personal care home in Dickinson, Texas, at the age of 87. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert C. Duncan. She is survived by her son, Richard (Dewey) Duncan and daughter-in-law, Myrna Duncan, of Dickinson, Texas; her daughter, Roberta (Bobby) Sue Duncan of Austin, Texas; and three grandchildren: Todd Duncan of Pensacola, Florida; Vance Duncan of Mannville, Texas; and Tracy Duncan Alfultis of Austin, Texas. She is also survived by three great-grandsons: Kazman and Chase Duncan of Deer Park, Texas; and Hilton Duncan of Mannville, Texas.

One of ten children, she was predeceased by her parents, Annie and Soloman Morgan, her oldest sister, Ruth Morgan Avant, and four brothers, O.B., Wynen, Myrlen,and Richard Morgan. She is survived by two sisters, Irma Morgan Campbell of Houma, Louisiana, and Wilda Morgan Van Drome, of Lafayette, Louisiana. In addition, she leaves behind two brothers, Kenneth Morgan of Lafayette, and Bryan (Butch) Morgan of Deer Park, Texas. She is also survived by several nephews, nieces, and cousins.

A visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, February 3, 2012, at the Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.

Honorary pall bearers will be Michael Alfultis, James Campbell, Todd Duncan, Vance Duncan, Dan Hemker, Bryan Morgan, and Jonathan Morgan. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012, at the Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, with The Rev. Zack McCoy officiating. Virna Argueta will sing some of Violet's favorite hymns. Violet will be buried next to her husband at the Houston National Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank all the loving people who attended "Miss Violet" at the Gracious Living Personal Care Home, and to Hallmark Hospice of Galveston County, including her case nurse Lisa O'Brien and Raquel Sambrano. A special thanks is extended to Connie Alameda of League City, Texas, for her years of caring for both Violet and Bob Duncan, and for her help to the family. 
Morgan, Violet Matilda (I364893)
 
39319 Violet Rhea Rita Smith, 91, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:25 AM . She was a native of Montegut, LA and resident of Houma, LA.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 9:30 AM until Service time at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral . Burial: St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2

She is survived by her Sons, Ivy Smith, Jr, Danny Smith and wife Elaine, James "Jimmy" Smith and wife Caren; Daughter, Therese Oubre and husband Howard "Buck" Oubre; Grandchildren, Ronnie Smith and wife Shirley, Tina Abbacchi and husband Mark, Tanner Magee and wife Kristen, Courtnee Salas, Howard Oubre, Jr and wife Beth, Alisa Ransome and husband Dustin, Dylan Smith and Devin Smith; Great Grandchildren, Jackie, Amber and Zachary Smith, Collin and Madison Straeter, Christin and Cullen Ransome, Thomas and Meridith Oubre, Julia, Grace and Kate Magee; and Sister-in-law, Elizabeth Lirette.

She was preceded in death by her Husband, Ivy Joseph Smith, Sr; Parents, Eddie D. Lirette, Sr and Celestine Fanguy Lirette; Brothers, Eddie Lirette Jr, Bill Percy Lirette and John Lirette; and Sisters, Libby Rhodes, Leola Bergeron, Pearl St. Romain and Eula Chauvin.

She was a member/parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral .

Violet was a member of the Catholic Daughters. She loved cooking for her family and friends who enjoyed many delicious meals. She loved to garden. She was a devout Roman Catholic who lived her faith and shared it with many. She loved to spend time with her family and friends. She would help anyone in need. She carried the cross of paralysis for seventeen years with great grace. The family is deeply grateful to all who cared for her especially the staff and caregivers at the Homestead assisted living facility and the private sitters over the years, and Haydel Memorial Hospice, and many others over her time of need. Mass will be celebrated by her nephew Fr. Paul Bergeron. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She has now received the gift of everlasting peace.

In lieu of flowers and memorial donations your personal prayers are requested.

To send condolences please visit www.chauvinfuneralhome.com. Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements 5899 Highway 311 Houma, Louisiana 70360 Phone: 985-868-2536 Fax: 985-876-5032 
Lirette, Violet Rhea Rita (I402039)
 
39320 Virgie Frances Bienvenu Wallace passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2009.

Beloved wife of the late Wayne Paul Wallace. Mother of Wayne Clifton Wallace and Gregory Paul Wallace. Grandmother of Tammy Tiel, Torey, Brittney, Christopher and Ryan Wallace. Sister of Doris Sninchak, Ethel Bonfanti and the late Elma Rita Thonn.

Age 91 years. A native of New Orleans and a resident of Mandeville, LA for the past 12 years.

A retired dietician from the Lafayette School Board. Past President and member of the Pink Ladies of Lafayette General Hospital and Past President and member the Lafayette Garden Club. Member of PEO, a Philanthropic Educational Organization. Volunteer at Southeast LA State Hospital and The Samaritan Center of Mandeville.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 12:00 PM from E.J. Fielding Funeral Home Inc., 2260 W. 21st. Ave., Covington, LA 70433. Visitation on Saturday from 11:00 AM until service time.

A private interment in Hope Mausoleum at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to The Samaritan Center, 402 Gerard St., Mandeville, LA 70448. 
Bienvenu, Virgie Frances (I139977)
 
39321 Virgie Naquin Dupre, 93, a native of Chacahoula and a resident of Houma, died at
11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time today at Chauvin Funeral Home.
Mass will be 10 a.m. today at the funeral home chap-el, with burial in St.
Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.

She is survived by her daughter, Dolores D. Breaux and husband, Floyd, of Houma; one daughter-in-law, Dolores Ray Dupre; and 10 grandchildren, Carolyn D. Prejean and husband, Jace, Lisa D. Neal and husband, Ed, Monica D. Bergeron and husband, Travis, Aimee D. Worley and husband, Charles, Mary D. Bergeron and husband, Tony, David Breaux, Keith Breaux, Gail B. Champagne and husband, Robert, Brian Breaux and wife, Dione, and Cathy Louviere and husband, Heath; 19 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren;and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Renaud J. Dupre; her parents, Edgar and Josephine Crochet Naquin; one son, Reynold Andrew Dupre; four brothers, Claude, Morris, Joseph Lindsay and Joseph Allie Naquin; three sisters, Agnes Henry, Annie Boudreaux and Nellie Olivier; and one grandchild, Wendy Dupre.

She was a homemaker and a parishioner of St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church. 
Naquin, Virgie (I67358)
 
39322 Virgie Richard LeJeune passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the age of 90.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Eunice. Msg. Bob Romero will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Edward Cemetery in Richard.

Virgie is survived by one son, Gerald LeJeune and wife Eloise of Eunice; one brother, Delton Richard of Church Point; one sister, Lilie Mae LeJeune of Welsh; two grandchildren, Tony LeJeune and Tracy Manuel; seven great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.

Virgie was preceded in death by her parents; Angelas Richard and Lucille Doucet Richard; her husband, Isaac LeJeune; one sister, Lillian Mott; four brothers, Felix Richard, Rufus Richard, Rodney Richard, and Ervin Richard; and one great-grandson, Brett Manuel.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014, at 9 a.m. and will be open all night until the time of service on Saturday. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. on Friday evening by Deacon Chuck Ortego.

Quirk & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
Richard, Virgie (I285552)
 
39323 Virginia Doris Sandoz Champagne Rousseau, 88, of Lafayette, died Sunday, December 9, 2012 surrounded by her family.

She was born to the late Arthur & Ida Sandoz in Erath, La on June 20, 1924. She is preceded in death by her son, Glen Patrick Champagne, 5 brothers, 4 sisters and a loving husband of 53 years, Roy J. Champagne of Lafayette.

"Buddy" as many knew her, had a great passion for her faith, her family, and her friends. She was an active member of St. Pius Church; she enjoyed a great round of bridge, the theater & arts, and enjoyed traveling the world. She experienced life to its fullest in all of her endeavors.

She is survived by her son Jim Champagne (Carole) of Maurice, La and her daughter Glynn Tidewell (James) of Prairieville, La. Her six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren- Hope Champagne Grendel (John) Hannah, Owen & Wyatt of Michigan; Bobby Champagne (Anna) Charlie, Will, Joe & Annie of Alabama; Roy Champagne (Michelle) Catherine & Carson of Texas; Eric Tidwell & Morgan of Prairieville, La; Kyle Tidwell (Rachel), Elizabeth, Lance, Hannah and Peyton of Baton Rouge; Nicole Tidwell Lewis (Brandon) Reagan, Lauren & Aiden of St. Amant along with her special friend and companion, Jules Rousseau of Baton Rouge.

A memorial service is being planned following the holidays in Lafayette, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to a Hospice chapter in your area. 
Sandoz, Virginia Doris (I96490)
 
39324 Virginia Ellen Simon and William Egan Kellner were united in holy matrimony on Friday, May 29th, 2009 during a 7:30pm Mass at Our Lady of Wisdom Church. Father Joe Breaux officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Sidney James and Ellen Simon of Lafayette. She is the granddaughter of the late Leon and Elaine Broussard of Lafayette and the late Sidney Joseph and Mabel Simon also of Lafayette. She is a graduate of Lafayette High School and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She recently graduated from LSU Medical School in New Orleans and will begin her residency training in neurology with Washington University in St. Louis, MO at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

The groom is the son of William Emile and Mary Kellner. He is the grandson of William Eugene and Fran Kellner and the late Marjorie Foret Kellner of Lafayette and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Russell Oliver also of Lafayette. He is a graduate of St. Thomas More High School and University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He earned his Masters Degree in Business Administration.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given away by her parents. She wore an ivory lace mermaid style gown with a sheath of delicate beaded and sequined re-embroidered lace on net with a chapel-length train. Unique halter neckline and keyhole back dramatize the bodice, which is separated from the skirt by a slim satin ribbon sash draped down the side of the dress. She wore an ivory fingertip length veil outlined in satin matching the dress and a pearl and crystal tiara. She carried an assortment of spring bouquet flowers of orchids, roses, hydrangeas and lily's wrapped with antique lace from her mother's wedding gown.

Serving as Maid of Honor was Emily Schmidt of Austin, TX friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Kathryn Saclarides of Chicago, IL friend of the bride, Jennifer Cashion, Philadelphia, PA, friend of the bride, Mandy Caldcleugh of Blenheim, New Zealand, friend of the bride, Ashton Williams, niece of the bride and Courtney Kellner, sister of the groom, both of Lafayette.

The Best Man was Kyle Kellner of Lafayette, brother of the groom. The Groomsmen were Matt Spizale, friend of the groom, Jared Arsement friend of the groom, Clayton George, friend of the groom, Adam Angers, cousin of the groom, all of Lafayette, and Arthur Simon of Rayne, brother of the bride.

Serving as the Flower Girl was Annie Angers of Lafayette, godchild of the groom. Ring Bearers were Adrien Simon of Shawnee, KS, nephew of the bride and Jase Simon of Shawnee, KS, nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Christopher Simon of Shawnee, KS, brother of the bride, Byron Simon of Lafayette, brother of the bride, Jonathan Simon of Seattle, WA, brother of the bride and Jeff Simon of Kansas City, MO, brother of the bride.

Readers at the ceremony were Skylar King of Austin, TX, friend of the bride and Joel Bacque of Lafayette, friend of the groom.

Gift Bearers were Bridgeft Simon of Seattle, WA, sister in law of the bride, Susan Simon of Shawnee, KS, sister in law of the bride and Vanessa Williams Simon of Lafayette, sister in law of the bride.

Following the wedding ceremony a reception was held at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette. After returning from a honeymoon in the Bahamas the couple will reside in St. Louis, MO. 
Family F137623
 
39325 Virginia Lauren Guillory and Bertrand Levy Dabadie exchanged wedding vows during a 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 nuptial Mass in The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. The Rev. Keith DeRouen officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Bob G. Guillory and Simone Broussard Guillory, both of New Iberia. She is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Nurse Anesthetists at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. She is a registered nurse.

The groom is the son of Colonel and Mrs. Stephen Coyle Dabadie of New Roads. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. He recently completed seven years of duty with the U.S. Army and National Guard as a Staff Lieutenant, Military Police. He is a Louisiana State Trooper.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless gown made of cafe satin and ivory lace. The straight sleek gown featured a soft dipped neckline and a flared hemline that was embellished with Alencon lace. The back of the gown was finished with delicate satin covered buttons and a chapel length train. She wore a two tiered fingertip ivory veil embellished with ivory pearls. She carried a cluster of cream Vendela roses in full bloom with smaller spray roses and buds in a candlelight and soft pink with ribbon wrapped stems.

Maid of honor was Lauren Alexis Hussey. Matron of honor was Sydney Jo Leblanc. Bridesmaids were Kiesha Romero, Stacey Sturlese, Amie Hockless, Maureen Haik and Amber Suggs. They wore rosy-coral satin faced taffeta strapless princess gowns with a cuffed neckline. They carried cluster bouquets of camel roses in full bloom with ribbon wrapped stems.

Best man was Craig Dabadie. Groomsmen were Harrison Darbonne, Shea Guillory, Michael Guillory, Armondo Perry and Shellby Russell.

Ushers were Christopher Blanchard, Christopher Jones and Jeremy Jones.

Flower girl was Elise Guillory. She wore a tea length gown of ivory silk embellished with ivory pearls. She carried a pomander covered in small cream roses.

Ring bearer was George Guillory.

Following the wedding, a reception was held at The Townhouse.

After returning from a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia, Antilles, the couple will reside in Lafayette. 
Family F122522
 
39326 Virgis Joseph Blanchard Jr., 63, died Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 5:05 AM. He was a native of Houma, LA and resident of Bourg, LA.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 16, 2011 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc. and Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at St. Ann Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 9:00 am at St. Ann Catholic Church. with burial in St. Elie Cemetery.

He is survived by his, Son:Jeremy John Blanchard and wife Amy Theriot Blanchard of Bourg LA Daughter: Jody Ann Blanchard Pellegrin and husband Albert Pellegrin Jr. of Baton Rouge LA Brothers:Gerald Blanchard and wife Yvette Ledet Blanchard of Pointe Aux Chene LA Raymond Blanchard of Bourg LA Cornelius Blanchard and wife Martha Roger Blanchard of Gray LA Sisters: Iris Blanchard Peeples and husband Johnny Peeples of Independence VA. Juanita Blanchard Authement and husband Rodney Authement of Chauvin LA Virgie Lee Blanchard of NC

Grandchildren: Katelyn Blanchard, Madeline Blanchard, and Megan Cunningham. Also survived by many numerous nieces and nephews. Fostered Children: Marissa Guidry Use' and husband Jules Use' of Houma LA Dustin Lirette of TX Foster Grandchildren: Derrick Use', Erick Use', Jacob Use', Julie Use', and Leslie Use' all of Houma LA.

He was preceded in death by his, Parents: Virgis Blanchard Sr. and Eunice Liner Blanchard Grandparents: Essie Blanchard and Celesida Thibodeaux Blanchard Clifford Liner and Bernadette Lirette Liner Foster Grandchild: Grace Lirette of TX.

He was a parishioner of St. Ann Catholic Church. 
Blanchard, Virgis Joseph Jr. (I404083)
 
39327 Visitation and Services
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2012 in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Patrick Lee Brasseaux, 65, who passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Lafayette General Medical Center.

The family requests that visitation hours be observed on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.


Obituary
Survivors include his loving wife of 44 years, Cindy Beckworth Brasseaux of Lafayette, LA; one daughter, Victoria "Adria" Elder of Lafayette, LA; two sons, Fred William Brasseaux of Lafayette, and Patrick Lee Brasseaux, Jr.; five grandchildren, Fred Brasseaux, Jr., Patrick M. Brasseaux, Morgane Brasseaux, Chloe Brasseaux, and Kenzie LeBlanc; and one great-grandson, Luis Brasseaux.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lily Mae Hanks Brasseaux; his father, Paul Brasseaux; and one brother-in-law, Fred Beckworth.

Mr. Brasseaux was a Veteran of the United States Navy, and served in Vietnam.


Preferred Charities and Donations
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name, care of Walters Funeral Home, 2424 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, 70507. 
Brasseaux, Patrick Lee (I340967)
 
39328 Visitation for Mrs. Julie Ann Brinkhaus Olivier will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau followed by a Catholic Mass at 11:00 a.m. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in the St. Charles Cemetery. Fr. Dan Riley will celebrate the Mass.

Mrs. Julie Ann was a native and lifelong resident of Sunset. She passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015, at Lafayette General Medical Center at the age of 85. She was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and had a strong Catholic faith.

She worked for St. Landry Parish School Board at Sunset High School as an Art Teacher for many years until her retirement. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Mrs. Julie is survived by her husband, John L. Olivier of Sunset; two sons, John T. Olivier and wife, Terri of New Orleans; and Frank ''Francis'' Olivier III and wife, Mary of Opelousas; two daughters, Denise Olivier Daigle and husband, Thomas of Lafayette; and Yvonne Olivier of Prairie de Femme; two brothers, Armand Brinkhaus and wife, Margaret of Sunset; and Allen Brinkhaus of Sunset; one sister, Anna Jane Gaiennie Miller of Lafayette; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Armand L. Brinkhaus and Julia Thoms Brinkhaus ; daughter, Miriam Olivier; sister-in-law, Loretta Brinkhaus; and brother, William ''Bill'' Brinkhaus.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Grand Coteau. 
Brinkhaus, Julie Ann (I458588)
 
39329 Visitation for Seldon Joseph Deshotels Jr. will be held from 2 PM until 4 PM Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, and a memorial service at 4 PM at The First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, with Dr. Henry Blount, the Revs. Veronica Pritchard and Gary Schexnayder officiating.

Seldon J. Deshotels Jr., 56, died Nov. 1, 2007. He was born July 10, 1951, in Lafayette, LA. He was married to Ann Risher on October 12, 1985, in Lafayette, and moved to Alexandria in 1989. Dr. Deshotels is survived by his wife, Ann Risher Deshotels of Alexandria; two daughters, Kimberly Ann Deshotels of Alexandria,

Jamie Deshotels Pucheu and husband, Philippe, of Baton Rouge; one son, Matthew Deshotels of Baton Rouge. He is also survived by his mother, Beverly Deshotels of Opelousas, his father, Dr. Seldon J. Deshotels, Sr. and his wife Alverda of Opelousas, and his mother-in-law, Maunette Risher of Alexandria. Don is also survived by three brothers, Stephen and his wife, Cheryl of Opelousas, Andre and his wife, Reba of Opelousas, and Teddy and his wife, Sharon of Lafayette. Don is also survived by three sisters, Anne and her partner Betsy Goggan from Carencro, Pat from Eunice, and Mary and her husband, Dave from Lafayette. Other survivors include his brothers-in-law and their wives, Greg and Roane Risher of Houma, and Owen and Julie Risher of Lafayette. Don had 6 nieces and 13 nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Simon and Marie Guillory of Mamou, and his paternal grandparents, Gilbert and Bathilde Deshotels, also of Mamou.

In addition, he is preceded in death by his father-in-law, James Theodore Risher, one niece, Christina Deshotels, and one nephew, Nicolas Tate Courville.

Dr. Deshotels completed his medical degree at LSUMC in New Orleans in 1979. He completed his Pathology residency at Charity Hospital of New Orleans in 1983 and was board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Don was a Fellow Member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the College of American Pathologists. He was also a member of the Louisiana State Medical Society, the Rapides Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana Pathology Society. Don was a past president of the LA Pathology Society, and past medical director of the pathology department of Franklin Foundation Hospital, Hamilton Medical Center in Lafayette, Savoy Regional Hospital and Rapides Regional Medical Center. Don was the past president of the medical staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center. Some of his community service included being

President of Alexandria Country Day School (ACDS) Board of Directors and an ACDS Boys Soccer Coach.

Pallbearers will be his beloved brothers and brothers-in-law and best friend, John Murphy. Don's family asks that memorials be made to any of the following special organizations in his life: The LSU Medical Alumni Association at 533 Bolivar Street, New Orleans, LA 70112; Central LA Community Foundation for the benefit of Alexandria Country Day Endowment Fund at 5603 Bayou Rapides, Alexandria, LA 71303; Crossroad Soccer Association at P.O. Box 13676, Alexandria, LA 71315; and Opelousas Catholic Capital Campaign Fund at 428 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, LA.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to John Kramer & Son, Alexandria. Notes of condolence may be sent on-line to the family at  Kramerfunerals@aol.com 
Deshotels, Dr. Seldon Joseph Jr. (I351019)
 
39330 Visitation services will be held Monday, April 3, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Rena Mary Landry, 92, the former Rena Mary Marks, who passed away Monday, April 1, 2017 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Opelousas.

Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens in Carencro.

Survivors include one son, John Landry of Butte La Rose; one sister, Thelma Cormier of Plaucheville; one sister-in-law, Bertha Bellard of Port Barre; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a host of loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elias Marks and the former Alida Stelly; one daughter, Rita Landry Marcel; one brother, Charles Marks; and one sister, Rose Stelly.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens of Carencro, 4117 North University Avenue, (337) 896-6366, is in charge of arrangements. 
Marks, Rena Mary (I466079)
 
39331 Visitation services will be held Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for BJ Duplechin, age 34, who passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at his residence in Carencro.

BJ was a native and lifelong resident of Carencro where he was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church. He was employed with CSI for the past several years as a hose fitter.

Survivors include his son who was the world to him, Cullen Paul Duplechin and his mother, Jandi Duplechin; his parents, Ronnie James Duplechin and the former Terry Lynn Belaire; his paternal grandmother, Adeline Prejean; one brother, Trent James Duplechin all of Carencro; one uncle, Keith Duplechin and his wife, Allison, of Lafayette; four aunts, Tessie Duplechin of Rayley, Debbie Duplechin of Carencro, Vickie Blanchard and her husband, Marshall, of Lafayette and Andria Belaire of Lafayette; two nephews, (his godchild) Skye Duplechin and Shade Duplechin; and a host of cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Russell Duplechin; his maternal grandparents, Amede Belaire and Yvonne Belaire; his great grandmother, Lucille Prejean "Tabu"; and his godfather, Randy "Frog" Duplechin.

A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Logan Duplechin, Kassie Ryder and Lacy Duplechin.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements. 
Duplechin, B. J. (I469913)
 
39332 Visitation services will be held Thursday, December 1, 2016 for Kenneth Wayne Savoie, age 56, who passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas.

Mr. Savoie was a native of Port Barre and a resident of Opelousas for the last 30 years. He worked with Unit Drilling since the age of eighteen and, for the past five years, worked with his son-in-law at Possum Metal Working. Having been raised in the country, Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He also valued spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his mother, Lillian Aymond LeBlanc of Opelousas; five children Brandon Savoie, Ashley Nguyen and her husband, Mazie, Kimberly Savoie and her significant other, Matthew Foster, all of Opelousas, Paige Guise and her husband, Jacob, of Port Barre and Eric Savoie and his wife, Danielle, of Opelousas; two brothers, Chad Savoie and his wife, Shannon, of Baytown, Texas, and Christopher Savoie of Krotz Springs; two sisters, Lynn Darby and her husband, Dale, of Lavonia, and Brandy Higginbotham and her husband, Cory, of Port Barre; nineteen grandchildren, Brandon Joshua, Skylar, Devyn, Kade, Mikah, Nathan, Tylor, Nicholas, Kylee, Aleeci, Haisly, Natalie, Allie, Hunter, Russell, Jacob, Jr., Masey, Mason and Brian, Jr.; and the mother of his children, Sandy Guidroz of Opelousas

He was preceded in death by his father, Benny Savoie; one brother, Troy Savoie; and one granddaughter, Cheyenne Marie.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements. 
Savoie, Kenneth Wayne (I498261)
 
39333 Visitation will be held at Delhomme Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm with a Rosary at 6:30pm. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 12:00pm until 2:30pm followed by a funeral Mass, which will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church at 3:00pm, for Marilyn Myra Grasso Buford, 70, who died on May 30, 2015.
Marilyn was a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. She attended Our Lady of Fatima school and graduated from Lafayette High School. She married Frederick Dean Buford of St. Martinville in 1965. She attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana and completed her bachelor degree in nursing and went on to complete her Master's degree in nursing.
She worked at Lafayette General Medical Center for 27 years. She then went on to become a nursing instructor at ULL, from which she retired in 2014.
She was an avid supporter of ULL athletics, following the death of her husband she established the Freddie Buford Fund, raising money for and establishing a new study hall for student athletes. As a faculty member, she served on the Ragin Cajun athletic committee.
She was also active in the community teaching catechism and serving as a Eucharistic minister. She served for many years on the board of Camp Bon Cour, which supports children with heart anomalies.
She was known by those fortunate enough to be a part of her life as a kind and loving person. She exemplified God's unconditional love in her love for her children, and she will be missed dearly by all those who loved her.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Michael and Mary Anne Grasso; by her husband of 33 years, Frederick Dean Buford and her sister, JoAnne Varisco. She is survived by her sisters, Nancy Duco and her brother in law Lanny Duco of Pierre Part, LA and Eileen Duke of Bossier City, LA; son, Michael Joseph Buford and his wife, Sally Buford of Lafayette, LA; daughter Dr. Amy Anne Buford of Houston, TX; son, Frederick Dean Buford of Lafayette, LA, and son, Mark Buford of Lafayette, LA; grandchildren Ashley, Michael, and Nicholas Buford of Lafayette, Lauren and Brennan Buford of Carencro, LA and Ava Buford of Lafayette, and one great grandchild, Olivia Robicheaux of Hammond, LA.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Buford family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA is in charge of funeral arrangements. 
Grasso, Marilyn Myra (I221049)
 
39334 Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, from 5 PM until 9 PM and will continue Saturday from 9 AM until 2 PM for Eddie Domingue, Jr., 79, who passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, at Maison De Lafayette in Lafayette.

Entombment will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Lafayette.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 49 years, Mary Ardoin Domingue, of Lafayette; three daughters, Debbie D. Webb and her husband, Jerry, of Austin, Texas, Liz D. Ardoin, of Arlington, Va., and Denice Murley and her husband, Jerry, of Austin, Texas; three sons, Daniel Domingue and his wife, Danita, of Lafayette, Chris Domingue and his wife, Deanna, of Lafayette, and Eddie Domingue III and his wife, Margo, of Lafayette; two sisters, Anna Bell Roy and Mary Ester Huval, of Lafayette; one brother, Robley Domingue, of Lafayette; 14 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie Domingue Sr. and Aurora Duhon Domingue; and one son, Ryan Neal Domingue.

A native and lifelong resident of Lafayette, La., he was the owner of Domingue Amusement Company. While a young man, Mr. Domingue enjoyed racing horses and hot rods. In his last years he loved to garden and work with wood. His pride and joy was his hand crafted boat he assembled at his office on Rue Du Belier.

View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com

Martin & Castille Funeral Home Inc. of Lafayette, (337) 234-2311, has been chosen to help with the arrangements. 
Domingue, Jean Adoe Jr. (I345318)
 
39335 Visitation will be held from 11:00 am Wednesday until time of service at Evangeline Funeral Home.

A native of St. Martin Parish and resident of St. Martinville, Mrs. Stockman passed away at 10:45 am on Monday, January 4, 2010 at Azalea Estates.

Mrs. Stockman was a retired school teacher after 27 years of teaching in St. Martin and St. Mary parishes.

She is survived by her nephews, Philip LeBlanc and Barry LeBlanc of New Iberia; Robert Hammick, Jr. of Monroe and William Hammick of New Orleans and her nieces, Rebecca Picard of Franklin; Mary Faye Gambrill of New Iberia and Bonnie Vivien of Lafayette.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Douglas Stockman; parents, Louis & Basile Fuselier deLaureal; sisters, Helen Brettrager and Flora LeBlanc; sister in law; Dolores Hammick and nephew; Christopher Brettrager.

Pallbearers will be Philip Leblanc, Charles Vivien, Alvin Picard, Jr., Scott Brettrager, Chad Gambrill and Drew Gambrill.

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. 
de_Laureal, Ethel May (I140022)
 
39336 Visitation will be held from 9 AM until noon Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, in the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Herman Lee Terro, 59, who died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at Lafayette General Medical Center.

Mr. Terro, a native of Lafayette, was the son of the late Wilfred Terro and the former Ludy Prejean.

Survivors include his wife, Ah Terro, of Scott; daughter, Charlotte Dupont and husband, Dalton, of Lafayette; son, Justin Terro and fiancée, Amanda Beza, of Fresno, Calif.; grandchild, Nathan Terro; and one sister, Debra Deville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Michael Terro.

Family condolences may be sent to the Terro family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, (337) 235-9449, is in charge of all funeral arrangements. 
Terro, Herman Lee (I325695)
 
39337 Visitation will be held in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne for Opale F. Spell, 77, who passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:31 P.M. at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge, La.

The family has requested visitation to be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne.

Survivors include three daughters, Julie Spell Rougeaux of Indian Bayou, Virginia Spell of Crowley, Michelle Fitch and Chris Phillips of Ville Platte, two sons, Harry Foreman and Lisa Daniels of Henderson, Terry Foreman and wife, Ashley Demette of Cankton; seventeen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Ms. Spell was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Spell; her parents, Francis and Lucille Foreman; one sister, Perna Bea Foreman; one brother, Wilbur Foreman.

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

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Rayne, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Avenue, Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangement. 
Foreman, Opale (I140780)
 
39338 Visitation will be held Monday, May 4, 2015 in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Ronald "Ronnie" Leger, age 65, who passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:03 a.m. at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.

Mr. Leger was a native of Lafayette and a resident of Carencro. He was an avid pool player and baseball player until he became disabled.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Carriere Leger of Carencro; two sons, Kevin Comeaux and his wife, Bridget, of Orlando, FL and Ryan Leger of Carencro; one daughter, Sara Leger of Carencro; six grandchildren; and two sisters, Linda Leger Melancon and her husband, Terry, of Scott and Debbie Guidry of Broussard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alton Leger and the former Grace Trahan.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday.

View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements. 
Leger, Ronald P. (I14877)
 
39339 Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 2, 2012 from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm in Lafayette for Sarah Harriette Underwood Langford, 91, who passed away on August 31, 2012 at 12:30 pm at Cornerstone Village South.

Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Waycross, GA on Wednesday September 5, 2012.

Mrs. Langford, a resident of Lafayette, LA, was the daughter of the late James Hartridge Underwood and the former Mattie Jones both of Georgia. Sarah was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Bill Langford and his wife Mary of Carencro, LA and Hal Langford and his wife Jane of Commerce, TX; five grandchildren, Josh Langford and his wife Jenny, Carrie Begnaud and her husband Dallas, Andy Langford and his wife Carolyn, Dana Langford and her fiance' John Bennett, and Katie Dufrene and her husband Ryan; and ten great grandchildren, Will, Kyra, Ethan, Elias, Deacon, Jack, Forest, Zoe, Harper and Caleb; as well as one niece and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William "Bill" Langford, Sr., one sister, Rosemary Underwood, and one brother, James "Buddy" Underwood.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Delhomme Funeral Home of Lafayette on Sunday, September 2, 2012 from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm in Lafayette.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Garden View Assisted Living for loving care during her last years, the staff at Cornerstone South and Regional Hospice, and Louise Guidry for special care during her last days.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Langford family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA, is in charge of funeral arrangements. 
Underwood, Sarah Harriette (I329509)
 
39340 Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Walters Funeral Home for Kelvin Trahan, 62, who passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015.  A private interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery.

He is survived by four daughters, Kelly Guillory and her husband Weston Guillory, Sr. of Lafayette,  Kristy Dupuis and her husband Troy of Henderson,  Chuckie Wagnon and her husband Terry of Lafayette,  and Anna Trahan-Davis of Kinder;  one son, Adam Trahan and his wife Kathleen of Byron, GA;  his mother, Verlie Trahan of Lafayette;  one sister, Saundra T. Frederick of Broussard;  ten grandchildren, Brook Broussard, Wesley Guillory, Weston Guillory, Jr., Kyle Dupuis, Karley Dupuis, Sophia Trahan, Dalton Trahan, Auria Wagnon, Bree Davis, and Ava Davis;  one great-grandson, Damien Broussard;  one sister-in-law, Charleen Trahan of Cankton;  his first wife, Linda Faye Bellfy of Breaux Bridge;  and his second wife, Sheila B. Trahan of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Roy Trahan;  and one brother, Curtis Lloyd Trahan.

Pallbearers will be Brook Broussard, Kyle Dupuis, Branan "Dodd" Frederick, Wesley Guillory, Weston Guillory, Jr., and Adam Trahan.  Honorary Pallbearers are Dalton Trahan, Tom Eglip, and Frank Trahan. 
Trahan, Kelvin Roy (I399293)
 
39341 Visitation will be held Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in Melancon Funeral Home in Opelousas for Rita Fern Smith, age 93, the former Rita Reed, who passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016 Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas.

Interment will be in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Grand Coteau.

Mrs. Smith was native and lifelong resident of Opelousas. She loved to entertain for family and friends, crocheting and crossword puzzles.

Survivors include one son, James A. Smith and wife, Yolanne, of Grand Coteau; two daughters, Suzanne M. Montgomery and husband, James, Sr., and Janet A. Montgomery all of Opelousas; six grandchildren, James Montgomery, Jr., Jeffrey Montgomery, Aimee Adams, Jennifer Durham, Katherine Baker and Andrew Smith; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur B. Reed, Sr. and the former Alida M. Arnaud; her husband, Raphael Lee Smith; one brother, Arthur B. Reed, Jr.; and one son-in-law, Richard K. Montgomery.

A rosary will be prayed at 1:00 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements. 
Reed, Rita (I388976)
 
39342 Visitation will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 10:00 until Committal Service at 11:00 a.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Stacey Lee Estilette, age 58, who passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at Pecan Grove Training Center in Alexandria.

Interment will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Carencro.

Stacey was an extremely happy person who loved everyone and had an infectious smile.
Survivors include three brothers, Dayne Estilette, Felix "Buster" Estilette, Jr. and Darrell "D.D." Estilette; one sister, Barbara "Bootsie" Carter; and her nieces and nephews, Jolene Thiel and her husband, T.J., G.F. Carter, Kelly Estilette and her husband, Jagon, and Gabriel Paul Estilette.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Felix Francis Estilette, Sr. and the former Barbara Lee Thurmond; and one infant nephew, Garrett Paul Estilette.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements. 
Estilette, Stacy Lee (I356430)
 
39343 Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Melancon Funeral Home in Opelousas for Mrs. Linda Janise, age 64, the former Linda Jeffers, who passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 in Opelousas.

Mrs. Janise was a native of Opelousas and a resident of Sunset. She was a graduate of Opelousas High School. Following high school, she attended T.H. Harris for nursing, having been an LPN for over 30 years. Mrs. Janise was retired, most recently employed for A1 Nursing. She was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Kenneth Joseph Janise of Sunset; one son, Robert Kenneth Janise and his wife, Christy, of Sunset; one daughter, Skyla Janise Kost and her husband, Paul Robert Cost, Jr., of Sunset; her mother, Dulcie Jeffers; four brothers, Ray Jeffers and his wife, Rhonda, of Krotz Springs, Wayne Jeffers and his wife, Melanie, of Opelousas, Randy Jeffers and his wife, Ruth, of Port Barre, and Michael Jeffers and his wife, Kathy, of Sunset; one sister, Marla Jeffers and her husband, Jude Hargroder, of Opelousas; and three grandchildren, Tucker Broc Janise, Adalynn Skye Clark and Paul Robert Cost III.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Willie Jeffers.

A Eulogy will be done at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all of her brothers, sisters and children.

Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements. 
Jeffers, Linda (I359517)
 
39344 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Choplin, June Ellen (I233608)
 
39345 Visiting for Frank Cambre, 82, will be at 9 am-10am with mass at 10 am on Wed, June 10, 2009, in the Queen of Angels Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at 3:30 PM in the St. Gabriel Cemetery in St. Gabriel, Louisiana.

Frank was born in Carville, LA and was a resident of Opelousas.  He retired from the U.S. Navy after serving in WWII and the Korean War.   He left his friends on June 8, 2009.

His smile, laughter and jokes will be missed by his daughters: Linda M. Cambre of Fort Wayne, IN and her two children Blake Delatte and Chelsea Himes; Linda Leger Richard and husband, Keith of Opelousas; Fran Leger LaFleur and husband, Steve of Opelousas; Simone Leger Nielsen and husband, Dale of Natchitoches, and Connie Leger Murdock and husband, Jody of Little Rock, Arkansas; siblings, William P. "Bill"  Cambre and wife, Rosa of Baton Rouge; Lula Cambre Armand and husband, Hubert of Geismar; Annette Cambre Tucker and friend, Doyle Gautreau of Gonzales; and Martha Cambre Laurent and husband, Monty of Carville; 12 grandchildren and 21 nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Blake Delatte, Adam Richard, Dale Nielsen, Blaine LaFleur, Tyler LaFleur and Keith Richard.

Preceded in death by his father, William "Willie" Cambre; mother, Eulalie Babin Cambre; first wife of 35 years, Ethel Kilner Cambre; second wife of 14 years, Ruth Leger St. Amand Cambre; brother, John Cambre; and sister, Mary Theresa Cambre Simoneaux.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas. 
Cambre, Frank (I379894)
 
39346 Vital is the son of Joseph Filion. Filion, Vital (I277976)
 
39347 Vivian "Tiny" Hebert was born in Evangeline, LA on April 11, 1929 to Allex Doucet and Julia Faulk Doucet. She was called home to her Heavenly Father on December 21, 2016. Vivian loved spending her free time reading and working on crosswords and puzzles. Most of all she loved devoting her time to her beloved family. Vivian will be tremendously missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Vivian is survived by her sons, Clint Hebert of Tennessee and Roger Dale Hebert and his wife Debra of Iota, LA; one sister, Betty Monceaux of Morse, LA; one brother, Richard Doucet (Shirley) of Jennings, LA; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Vivian is proceeded in death by her parents, Allex and Julia Faulk Doucet; her beloved husband, Alcee Hebert; two brothers and one sister.

Vivian's wishes were to be cremated. She will be laid to rest in St. Jules/Tee Mamou Cemetery.

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

Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews & Son Funeral Home. 
Doucet, Vivian (I251819)
 
39348 VOKEY, Chesley - Passed peacefully away after a short illness at Health Sciences Centre, St. John`s on Thursday, February 6, 2003, Chesley VOKEY of George`s Brook, aged 59 years. Predeceased by his daughter Lisa. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Bertha of 29 years; sons: Shawn (Jerelynn), Golden, B.C. and Craig (Shawna), Clarenville; sister Naomi (Warrick Toope); brother Abner VOKEY, Random Island; four sisters: Beatrice, Mary, Lorraine and Joan; grandchildren John, Kaleigh, Shawna and Liam and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at FEWER`s Funeral Home, Clarenville. Funeral service to take place on Sunday, February 9, 2003 from St. Mary`s Anglican Church, Clarenville with interment at Clarenville Interdenominational Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in his memory may be made to the Children`s Wish Foundation.
February 07, 2003 
Vokey, Chesley W. (I311999)
 
39349 W. E. Harson became one of the most progressive Sheriffs that Lafayette Parish voters ever elected. This is evidenced by his accomplishments which began with his election to office in 1960.

A pioneer in our local law enforcement history, Harson realized the need for an organizational structure in such a fast growing area and instituted the Parish's first departmentalized Sheriff's Office. He was also the first Lafayette Sheriff to emphasize the importance of training as he required his personnel to attend special training courses at L.S.U. In addition, Mr. Harson was the first President of the Southwest Western Union Teletype Circuit which established an important link of communication between all Sheriff's Offices in Southwestern Louisiana. Placing the first boat patrol on the river and utilizing Lafayette's first vehicular rescue unit equipped with resuscitator, tools and radio, were also among his major contributions to the safety of this area.

Like his father, Mr. Harson was vitally interested in the Youth of Lafayette Parish, and fulfilled his father's dream by completing Mayor Harson Field at Beaver Park. In addition to supplying uniforms for the baseball program, he also sponsored Youth Council trips, created the Junior Deputy Program and compiled Lafayette's first library on narcotics which he utilized during personal lectures to area school children. W. E. Harson married the former Gladys Dupuis. They reared a family of three children. 
Harson, Winfred Eli (I447132)
 
39350 Wade Joseph Levron, 77, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He was a native of Terrebonne Parish, and resident of Houma, LA.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until Service time at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his, wife, Carol Champagne Levron; children, Darla Chauvin and husband Darren, Kemala Domangue and husband Sherwood, Wade Levron Jr., Maria Sims and husband Luke; grandchildren, Kattie and Riley Chauvin, Kyle Trosclair, Joshua Domangue, Connor Wilson, Logan and Evan Sims; step-grandchildren, Donovan, Austin, and Theresa Domangue; mother Mayola Rotherham; brothers, Myron and Al Levron; sister, Karen Kelly.

He was preceded in death by his, father, Alcide Levron; brother, Dean Levron; sister, Werlin Robert; granddaughter, Erin Chauvin.

Wade was very talented and very good with his hands. He could fix anything and was very active. He loved fishing, woodworking, gardening, and spending time with his family. He served in the U.S. Navy where he began his career as an avid amateur H.A.M. operator. He was also past president of the Thibodaux Amateur Radio Club. He was employed by Western Electric, AT&T, and Lucent Technologies for most of his life. He enjoyed life to the fullest.

Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc., is honored to serve the Levron family. 
Levron, Wade Joseph (I481487)
 

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