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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
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)
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.
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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.
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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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|69|| 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)
|70|| 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)
|71|| 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)
|72|| 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)
|73|| 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.
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|74|| 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.
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|75|| 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.
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|76|| 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.
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|77|| 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)
|78|| 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)
|79|| 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)
|80|| 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)
|81|| 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)
|82|| 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)
|83|| 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)
|84|| 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)
|85|| 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)
|86|| 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)
|87|| 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)
|88|| 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)
|89|| 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)
|90|| 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)
|91|| 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)
|92|| 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)
|93|| 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)
|94|| 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)
|95|| 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)
|96|| 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)
|97|| 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)
|98|| 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)
|99|| 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)
|100|| 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)