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Mrs. Robert Earl Scheck
ABBEVILLE - Services for Mrs. Robert Earl Scheck, 63, the former Goldie Conner will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church. Interment will be in the St. Paul Cemetery in Abbeville.
Visitation was held Friday from 4-12 p.m. at Hebert-David Funeral Home, which reopened today at 8 a.m. A rosary will be held at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Scheck died at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 1997, at Abbeville General Hospital.
The Hebert-David Funeral Home Inc. of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie D. Guillotte
JEANERETTE - Services for Mrs. Marjorie D. Guillotte, 65, will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Landry-David Funeral Home of Jeanerette with the Deacon Theo Landry officiating. Interment will be in the St. John Cemetery in Jeanerette.
Visitation will be from 5-10 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at the funeral home which will reopen Sunday at 8 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Patoutville and resident of Jeanerette, Mrs. Guillotte died at 1:26 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 1997, at Columbia Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia.
She was a teacher-aide at Bambi Headstart.
Mrs. Guillotte is survived by four sons, Kirk Guillotte and Tommy Guillotte, both of New Iberia, Lynn Guillotte of Jeanerette and Rodney Guillotte of Sorrell; five daughters, Paula Guillotte Figueroa and Agnes Guillotte Lalonde, both of New Iberia, Debra Guillotte Landry and Toni Guillotte Mendoza, both of Jeanerette, and Diana Guillotte Olander of Cypremort Point; and 30 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Claytus Derouen; her stepfather, Johnny Telotta; her mother, Mary Lancon Telotta; her brother, Dudley Derouen; and her sister, Agnes Derouen Guillotte.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
The Landry-David Mortuary of Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements.

Barron Coleman
Services for Barron Coleman, 96, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Star Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronell Cheatham officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today at Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel which will reopen at 7 a.m. Saturday until 12:30 p.m.
Mr. Coleman died at 8:36 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, at Columbia Dauterive Hospital following a brief illness.
He was the oldest member of Star Temple Baptist Church where he also served on the deacon board.
Mr. Coleman is survived by two sons, Caldwell Coleman of Huntington, Md. and Alton J. Coleman of Henrietta, New York; two daughters, Doretha C. Dilworth and Dorothy C. Burruss, both of Rochester, New York; two daughters-in-law, Brenda Coleman of Huntington and Mary Theresa Coleman of Henrietta; two sisters, Catherine Shallow of Galveston, Texas, and Amelia Polk of Port Arthur, Texas; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Avia S. Coleman; his parents, Jules and Cecelia Beals Coleman; and one brother, James Broussard.
Pallbearers will be Wilbert Mitchell, Rodney Simon and Billy Livingston.
The Fletcher Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Agnes J. Polk
Services for Agnes J. Polk, 85, the former Agnes Jones, will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Edward Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas James officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 7 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services at Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel.
A native of New Iberia and resident of Houston for two years, Mrs. Polk died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1997, at Briarwood Nursing Care Center in Houston.
She is survived by three sons, Isaac Polk Jr. of Sealy, Texas, Arthur Polk of New Iberia and Kenneth John Polk of Heidenburg, Germany; five daughters, Barbara Simon of Beaumont, Texas, Betty Jean Polk, Emma Batiste and Mary Nell Moore, all of Houston, and Linda Broadnax of Sugarland, Texas; two brothers, Albert Jones Sr. of New Iberia and Ernest Jones of Houston; one sister, Hilda Trahan of Los Angeles; one beloved son-in-law, Edward Broadnax of Sugarland; 27 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Mrs. Polk was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Polk Sr.; her parents, Frazier and Neomia Jones; one brother, Norris Jones; and two sisters, Marjie J. Calhoun, and Lorena J. Wilfred.
Pallbearers will be McKinley Polk, Aubrey Polk, Seff Michael Polk, Floyd Edward Polk, Irving Moore and Edward Simon Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Isaac Polk Jr., Arthur Polk, Kenneth John Polk, Paul Mitchell, Rev. Ernest Jones and Albert Jones Jr.
The Fletcher Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

LeRoy Norris
Services for LeRoy Norris, 73, will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church with the Rev. Dan Picard officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3-11 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at David Mortuary, which will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services.
A resident of New Iberia, Mr. Norris died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, 1997, at Lafayette General Medical Center.
He was a retired pipe inspector for AMF Tuboscope for 35 years and a senior citizen volunteer for 10 years for Council on Aging.
Mr. Norris is survived by his wife, Anna Mae Trahan Norris of New Iberia; one son, Terry J. Norris of Lafayette; one brother, Dennis Norris of New Iberia; one sister, Lula Mae N. Romero of New Iberia; three grandsons, Toby J. Norris of New Iberia, Beau M. Norris and Stephen Thomas, both of Lafayette; and one great-granddaughter, McKinley P. Norris of New Iberia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie E. and Edna Viator Norris; and one brother, Anoie Norris.
Pallbearers will be family members.
The David Mortuary of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Kendric Lively
JEANERETTE - Services are pending for Kendric Lively, 20, who died Sunday, Oct. 12, 1997, at Iberia Medical Center.
The Alex Lovett Funeral Services Inc. of Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements.

Paige Elizabeth Schexnaider
ERATH - Services for Paige Elizabeth Schexnaider, 7, will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with the Rev. Wayne Duet officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 7 a.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at Broussard Funeral Home, which will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services.
Miss Schexnaider died at 1:14 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, 1997, as a result of an automobile accident. 
She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Annette Vincent Schexnaider of Erath; her maternal grandparents, Preston and Judy Segura Vincent of Erath; and her paternal grandparents, Ennis and Mary Broussard Schexnaider of Abbeville.
The Broussard Funeral Home of Erath is in charge of arrangements.

Irma Ball
Services are pending for Irma Ball, 52, who died at 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 1997, at Abbeville General Hospital.
The Fletcher Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Lockette
Services are pending for Frank Lockette, 91, who died at 12:59 a.m. today.
Journet and Bolden Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Donald J. Touchet
ERATH - Services for Donald Joseph Touchet, 69, will begin at 3 p.m. today at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with the Rev. Wayne Duet officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Military services will be conducted by Deroun-Moss American Legion Post 279.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until the time of services at Broussard Funeral Home.
A resident of Erath, Mr. Touchet died at 2 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.
He retired from Texaco, Morgan City District, after 30 years of service. Mr. Touchet was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Deroun-Moss American Legion Post 279.
Mr. Touchet is survived by his wife, Lula Vice Touchet of Erath; two daughters, Mrs. Stafford (Dianna) LeBlanc of Erath and Yvonne T. Bazer of New Iberia; five grandchildren, Marseille Primeaux, Christine Duhon, Paula Bernard, Natalie LeBlanc, Lance LeBlanc, Andrea Bazer and Alicia Bazer; and three great-grandchildren, Keisha Menard, Angellica Primeaux and Austin Bernard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Manson and Agnes Belle Touchet; and one brother, Dalton Touchet.
Pallbearers will be Lance LeBlanc, Jude Bernard, Brian Richard, Alvin Vice, Curly Granger and Randy Granger.
The Broussard Funeral Home of Erath is in charge of arrangements.

Flossie P. Toups
ABBEVILLE - Services are pending for Mrs. Flossie Pundt Toups, 89, who died at 12:30 a.m. today at Eden Nursing Home in Eden, Texas.
The Hebert-David Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Neglest J. Trahan
Services for Neglest J. "Frenchy" Trahan, 82, will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at David Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Steve Trahan officiating. Interment will be in the Notre Dame Du Lac Cemetery in Delcambre.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at David Mortuary, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of services.
A native of Jefferson Island and resident of New Orleans, Mr. Trahan died at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997, at Memorial Baptist Hospital in New Orleans.
He was a retired electrical welder.
Mr. Trahan is survived by his wife, Ruth Lake Trahan of New Orleans; three sons, David N. Trahan of New Orleans, Steve R. Trahan of Kenner and Jeffery W. Trahan of Madisonville; two daughters, Janice R. Buisson and Karen C. Trahan, both of Metairie; two sisters, Anna Mae Norris and Anna Belle Champagne, both of New Iberia; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Desire' and Ella Lange Trahan; two brothers, John Trahan and Joseph Trahan; six sisters, Enith LeBlanc, Elda Morvant, Edna Comeaux, Marie Trahan, Edith Delahoussaye and Rita Babineaux.
The David Mortuary of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Cleveland J. Verret
Services for Cleveland Jacob Verret, 84, will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike McLaurin officiating. Interment will be in the Rosehill Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of services at Evangeline Funeral Home.
A native of Bayou Chene and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Verret died at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997, at his residence.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Verret is survived by two sisters-in-law, Helen Curry and Jane Stockstill, both of New Iberia; one sister, Mary Diamond of Bayou Sorrell; one nephew, Floyd John Curry; one great-nephew, John Curry; and two great-nieces, Genee' Curry and Rebecca Curry, all of New Iberia; and numerous nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Stockstill Verret; his parents, Clayton Verret and Eliza Mendoza Verret; three brothers, Burl Verret, Jessie Verret and Lilton Verret; and one sister, Ethel Curtis.
Pallbearers will be members of the family.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 119 Jefferson Street, New Iberia, La. 70560.
The Evangeline Funeral Home Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Iva M. Smith
MANY - Services for Mrs. James Clifton Smith, 80, the former Iva Maines, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Warren Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Bethsadia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-10 p.m. Thursday at the Evangeline Funeral Home in New Iberia and from 12 p.m. until the time of services at Warren Meadows Funeral Home of Many.
A native of Many and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Smith died at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997, in a local hospital.
She is survived by four sons, Donald Smith of Jay, Fla., Kenneth Smith of Alice, Texas, Samuel "Joe" Smith of Scott and Bennett Smith of Decatur, Ala.; two daughters, Mrs. Preston (Helen) Hulin of New Iberia and Mrs. Kernie (Becky) Boutte of Metairie; one sister, Mrs. Nell Husky of Prescott, Ark.; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, James Clifton Smith; her parents, Willie and Mamie Trammel Maines; two sons, James Presley Smith and Clifton David Smith; one sister, Lucille Blackwell; and one grandson, Joshua Smith.
Memorials may be made to the local American Heart Association or the local Cystic Fibrosis Association.
The Evangeline Funeral Home Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Howard G. Gray
Services for Howard Gerard Gray, 39, will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Catholic Church with the Rev. Charles Thevis officiating. Interment will be the Greenlawn Cemetery in Lafayette.
Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today with a 6:30 p.m. rosary at Evangeline Funeral Home, which will reopen Thursday at 8 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Lake Charles and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Gray died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Faye Viator Gray of New Iberia; one son, Jacob L. Gray of Lafayette; one daughter, Kacie Faye Gray of New Iberia; his father and mother-in-law, Purlis and Elda Rouly Viator of New Iberia; and one sister, Elizabeth G. Johnson of Lafayette.
Mr. Gray was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Elizabeth Masor Gray; one brother, Thomas Gray; and one niece, Jenny Johnson.
Pallbearers will be Tony Sturlese, Jacob Gray, James Leach, Frank Stolz, Sammy Cartimiglia, Raymond Johnson, Jude LeMaire, David Lester and Mac Wood.
The Evangeline Funeral Home Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Kendric Lively
JEANERETTE - Services for Kendric "K-Live" Lively, 20, will begin at 8 p.m. Friday at Morning Pilgrim Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Moncriffe officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Friday at Alex Lovett Funeral Home Chapel and from 5-10 p.m. at the church, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday.
A native of Jeanerette and resident of Port Arthur, Texas, for eight years, Mr. Lively died Sunday, Oct. 12, 1997, at Iberia Medical Center.
He was employed by Cherokee Construction Co. of Beaumont, Texas, as a scaffold builder.
Mr. Lively is survived by his father and stepmother, Alvin and Michelle Lively; his mother and stepfather, Shelia C. and Larry Fontenette Sr.; one daughter, Keandra Monique Lively of Jeanerette; a very special and devoted friend, Tahesha Little; four brothers, Alvin (Shawn) Lively of Jeanerette, Larry Fontenette, Derrick Fontenette and Travis Fontenette, all of Port Arthur; his grandparents, Viola F. Charles, and Mr. and Mrs. Jessie William of Jeanerette; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Albert Charles; one uncle, Gregory P. Charles; and two aunts, Debra Lynn Harding and Janice Charles.
Pallbearers will be immediate family members and friends.
The Alex Lovett Funeral Service Inc. of Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements.

Jean R. Landry
ERATH - Services for Jean Roy (Pe-Too) Landry, 77, will begin at 3:30 p.m. today at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with the Rev. Wayne Duet officiating. Interment will be in the Migues Cemetery.
The Broussard Funeral Home of Erath is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Lockette
Services for Frank "Horse" Lockette, 91, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Journet and Bolden Funeral Home with the Rev. Earnest Davis officiating. Interment will be in the St. Matthew Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 7:30 a.m. Friday at Journet and Bolden Chapel.
A native of New Iberia, Mr. Lockette died at 1:48 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 1997.
He is survived by four daughters, Mary Vanderbilt, Mary Morton, and Emily Johnson, all of New Iberia, and Linda Lockette of Kansas; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Lockette was preceded in death by his wife, Gracie Lockette, one son, Edward Lockette; four brothers, Alex Lockette, Earnest Lockette, Robert Lockette and Nora Lockette; and one sister, Ella Lockette.
Pallbearers will be friends and family members.
The Journet and Bolden Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Alfred P. Nelson Sr.
Services for Alfred P. Nelson Sr., 78, will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with the Rev. Daniel Picard officiating. Interment will be in the St. Edwards Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. Friday with a 7 p.m. rosary, at Jacquemoud-David Funeral Home, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday until time of services.
A native of Coteau and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Nelson died at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997, at his residence.
He was a warehouse manager for Standard Supply and Hardware Co.
Mr. Nelson is survived by his wife, Felicienne Frilot Nelson of New Iberia; one son, Denfer Boutte Sr. of New Iberia; two daughters, Joyce Nelson Boyance and Mary Ann Nelson Levy, both of New Iberia; two brothers, James Nelson of St. Martinville and Luma Nelson Jr. of Coteau; one sister, Rita Alviar of San Francisco; granddaughters, Vickie Colar and Angela Pellerin, both of New Iberia; great-grandson, Patrick Boutte of New Iberia; one sister-in-law, Irene Broussard of New Iberia; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Luma and Nila Olivier Nelson Sr.; one son, Alfred Nelson Jr.; two daughters, Juanita Nelson Bouttie and Helen Nelson Fontenot; four brothers, Dennis Nelson, Joseph Nelson, Leo Nelson and William Nelson; and one sister, Lilly Mae St. Julien.
Pallbearers will be Denfer Boutte Sr., Mark Boyance, Edward Scott Fontenot, Albert Nelson, Arnold Nelson and Terry Pellerin Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Orlando Bouttie, Donald Boyance, Merv Boyance, Elvis Colar, Radolph Lasalle, Roland Levy, James Nelson and Luma Nelson Jr.
The Jacquemoud-David Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Lelia T. Fontenot
VILLE PLATTE - Services for Lelia T. Fontenot, 88, were held Friday, Oct. 3, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Church. Interment was in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery.
A resident of Ville Platte, Mrs. Fontenot died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997, at Savoy Medical Center in Mamou.
She is survived by three sons, Woodrow Fontenot of New Iberia, Rivernel Fontenot of Mamou and Roderick Fontenot of Ville Platte; one daughter, Anetta Fontenot of Ville Platte; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte was in charge of arrangements.

Clifton Maitre
ABBEVILLE - Services for Clifton Maitre, 85, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Vincent Funeral Home with the Rev. Chester Arceneaux officiating. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. today at the funeral home, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday.
He is survived by his wife, Isaure LeLeux Maitre of Nunez; one son, Leon O. Maitre of Hurst, Texas; one stepson, Alfred Gautreaux of New Iberia; one daughter, Gloria Jean Guillot of Kaplan; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Maitre was preceded in death by his parents, Ophe and Elodie Picard Maitre; two brothers, Leo Maitre and Russie Maitre; one sister, Ethel Racca; and two stepsisters, Lucille Estillate and Mrs. Lloyd Albarado.
The Vincent Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

U.J. Prince
Services for U.J. Prince, 73, will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Evangeline Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Cormier officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Mousoleum with military graveside services conducted by VFW Post 1982 Honor Guard of New Iberia.
Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today at the funeral home, which will reopen at 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of services.
A native of Louisa and resident of Lydia, Mr. Prince died at 1:53 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997, in a New Iberia hospital.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Prince was employed with Morton Salt for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Borel Prince of Lydia; one son and daughter-in-law, Darrell J. and Beckey Prince of Lydia; one daughter and son-in-law, Gwen P. and Pat Jolet of Lydia; five brothers, David Prince, Forrest Prince, Russell Prince and Larry Prince, all of Lydia, and Raymond Prince of Franklin; three sisters, Dorothy Trautman and Elaine Falterman, both of Lydia, and Joyce Adams of New Iberia; six grandchildren, Arnold Prince and Mark Prince, both of Oklahoma City, Okla., Gina Prince and Jenny Hicks, both of Lydia, and Stacie Ransonet and Shawn Jolet, both of Baton Rouge; and three great-grandchildren, Brittany Prince and Dylan Prince, both of Oklahoma City, and Devin Hicks of Lydia.
Mr. Prince was preceded in death by two sons, Wayne Prince and Terry Prince; his parents, David and Reva Dolittle Prince; and two brothers, Charles Prince and Arnold Prince.
Pallbearers will be members of the family.
The Evangeline Funeral Home Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Flossie Toups
ABBEVILLE - Graveside services for Mrs. Leo Toups, 89, the former Flossie Pundt, will begin at 11 a.m. today at Graceland Cemetery.
A native of Henry and resident of Eden, Texas, Mrs. Toups died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997, at Concho Nursing Center in Eden.
The Hebert-David Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Effie Ardoin
Services are pending for Effie Ardoin, the former Effie Williams, who died at 11:15 p.m. Thurday at Heritage Manor Nursing Home North following a lengthy illness.
Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Irma Ball
ABBEVILLE - Services for Irma Ball, 52, the former Irma Bessard, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Congregational Church with the Rev. Kevin Williams officaiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today with wake services to begin at 8 p.m. at the church, which will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of services.
A resident of Abbeville, Mrs. Ball died at 9:50 p.m. Saturday at Abbeville General Hospital following a brief illness.
She is survived by her husband, Lorenzo Ball of Abbeville; three sons, Eugene Nunez of Austin, Texas, Cuvie Nunez of Abbeville, and Loison Nunez Jr. of Houston; one stepson, Nathaniel Ball of Reedville, Va.; four daughters, Gwendolyn E. Campbell, Cassandra Y. Nunez and Demetria G. Nunez, all of Abbeville, and Valorie A. Bernard of Austin, Texas; two stepdaughters, Marla Ball of Norton, Va. and Melissa Ball of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Melba Levine of Dallas and Mary D. Bessard of Abbeville; 24 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Rose Williams Bessard.
The Fletcher Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Myrtle Brown
ABBEVILLE - Services for Myrtle Brown, 67, the former Myrtle Campbell will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Truimph Baptist Church with the Rev. Henry Maze officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today with a wake service to begin at 8 p.m. at Fletcher's Funeral Home Chapel which will reopen at 7 a.m. Saturday.
A native of Abbeville for many years, Mrs. Brown died at 5:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 1997, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
She was a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, a member of Mount Triumph Baptist Church Choir, an educator for 40 years and a member of the Retired Teachers Association.
Mrs. Brown is survived by nine brothers, Haley Campbell Jr. and Lloyd Campbell Sr., both of Gidding, Texas, J.C. Campbell, Roland Campbell, Elmore Campbell, Ivory Campbell, Joseph Campbell, Michael "Kimble" Campbell and Gibson "Rick" Campbell, all of Abbeville; three sisters, Evelyn C. Pradia of Lafayette, Sophia Minor and Chrissilla Mire; a very loyal and faithful friend, Joyce A. Landry; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Brown; her parents, Haley Campbell and Veda H. Campbell Sr.; two brothers, Wilton Campbell and Eddie Campbell; and one sister, Janie C. Robinson.
Pallbearers will be Desi S. Campbell, Pierre R. Campbell, Juan K. Campbell, Michael Campbell, Kenneth Campbell, Vincent B. Pradia, Cedric S. Robinson, John Campbell and Cordell Guidry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Haley Campbell Sr., J.C. Campbell, Lloyd Campbell Sr., Roland Campbell, Joseph Campbell, Floyd Campbell, Godard Shelvin, Roland Hill, Gibson Rick Campbell, Michael Campbell, Kevin Campbell and Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
The Fletcher Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Mark B. Guillot
Services for Mark Bryan Guillot, 29, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Steve LeBlanc officiating. Entombment will be in the Beau Pre Mausoleum in Jeanerette.
Visitation will be from 4:30-10 p.m. today with a 6:30 p.m. rosary at David Mortuary, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday until the time of services.
A native of New Orleans and resident of Rose Pine, Mr. Guillot died at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997, in Oberlin.
He was an electrician for E.P. Breaux Electrical and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Desert Storm.
Mr. Guillot is survived by his parents, Wayne F. and Brenda Benoit Guillot of New Iberia; one daughter, Monique Guillot of Liuttenau, Germany; his fiancee, Pat Dockery of Rose Pine; one sister, Michelle Guillot Minvielle of New Iberia; his paternal grandmother, Leona Fremin Guillot of New Iberia; and his maternal grandparents, Reno and Ethel Benoit of Abbeville.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Frank Guillot.
The David Mortuary of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


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