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Agnes Brasher
BROUSSARD — Services for Mrs. Francis Brasher, 64, the former Agnes Bourque, will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Sunday until the time of services Monday with a 7:30 p.m. rosary at David Funeral Home of Broussard. The funeral home will remain open all night.
A native of Lafayette parish and a resident of Milton, Mrs. Brasher died at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at her residence.
David Funeral Home of Broussard is in charge of arrangements.

Eileen P. Cobb
BATON ROUGE — Graveside services for Eileen Provost Cobb, 88, will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Roselawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon till 9 p.m. Sunday at Klein Funeral Home in Tomball, Texas.
Born in Galveston, Texas, on Aug. 18, 1910, Mrs. Cobb grew up in Jeanerette. She was a loving wife, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Mrs. Cobb is survived by three daughters, Gail Schornak, and her husband, Tom, of Lynden, Wash., Millie Heatly of Austin, Texas, and Sue McWhirter and her husband, Mike, of Tomball, Texas; one son, William C. Cobb, and his wife, Nancy, of Houston; one sister, Iris Douglass, of Lafayette; one sister-in-law, Helen Cobb, of Baton Rouge; 14 grandchildren, Susie Buehn, Gary and Sandy Schornak, Marlo, Haley and Caroline Cobb, Wendi Lyon, Jodi Heatly, Becki Morgan, Mandi Healy and Shelby, Chad, Faith and Brooke McWhirter; four great-grandchildren, Ashley, Alissa and Corey Buehn and Hunter Lyon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ransom Cobb.
Her sense of humor and gracious will be missed by all who knew her.
Mrs. Cobb has resided in Tomball, Texas, for the past 4 1/2 years where she has enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Eileen and Jim Cobb lived in Austin, Texas, since 1958 where they were very active in the community. They were both avid golfers and enjoyed fishing and traveling. Upon Mr. Cobb’s death in 1981, Mrs. Cobb stayed in Austin and was very invovled in TRI-L and other community activities.
In 1994, Mrs. Cobb moved to Tomball and has resided with her younger daughter.
The family would like to thank the numerous caregivers who minstered to Mrs. Cobb: Carolyn Davis, Cynthia Bethea, Margaret Ham, Annette Johnson and Shari Hunt. These wonderful Believers made her going home a pleasant and joyful trip. God Bless you all!
In lieu of usual remembrances, memorials may be directed to the Alzheizmers Foundation or M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston.

Helen A. LaBauve
Services for Mrs. Harold A. LaBauve Sr., 76, the former Helen Abney, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at David Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Schexnayder officiating. Entombment will be in Holy Family Mausoleum.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at David Funeral Home, which will reopen Tuesday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Kansas City, Mo., and a resident of New Iberia, Mrs. LaBauve died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at her residence.
She was a housewife and a member of the National Life Member of the Parents Teacher Association. Mrs. LaBauve also was president of the local association, state program leader and state second vice president. She was a substitute teacher in the Iberia Parish Schools system for 22 years. 
Musical selections will be "A Day in the Life of a Fool" and "Wind Beneath My Wings" by Fr. Coco, and "Ave Maria" and "Amazing Grace" by Paul Melancon with Karen Guidry on the organ.
Readers will be granddaughters Shauna Peterson and Angela Gary.
Mrs. LaBauve is survived by her husband of 57 years, Harold A. LaBauve Sr. of New Iberia; two sons, Walter D. "Dub" LaBauve and his wife, Bonnie, and Harold A. "Tony" LaBauve Jr. and his wife, Nicki, all of New Iberia; two daughters, Billie LaBauve Champagne and Sue L. Romero and her husband, David, all of New Iberia; one brother, David Abney Jr. and his wife, Mary Helen, of New Iberia; one sister, Billie A. Dubois and her husband, Walter, of New Iberia; six grandchildren, David Romero, Shauna Peterson, Angela Gary, Beau LaBauve, Christopher LaBauve and Matthew LaBauve; six great-grandchildren, Grant Peterson, Austin Peterson, Garret Peterson, David Romero, Madison Gary and Drew Gary; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, David A. Abner Sr.; and her mother, Goldie Gambrel Abney.
Pallbearers will be Donald Abney, Jack Abney, Mark Abney, Jeffrey Dubois, Walter Dubois Jr., Beau LaBauve and David Keith Romero.
Honorary pallbearers will be Walter Dubois Sr., Kevin Gary, Chris LaBauve, Matthew LaBauve, Chad Peterson and David Romero.
Donations may be made to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St. Suite 200, Lafayette, La. 70503.
David Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Willy P. Broussard
YOUNGSVILLE - Services for Mrs. Lloyd Broussard, 65, the former Willy Mae Picard, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anne Catholic Church. Entombment will be in St. Anne Mausoleum.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary today at David Funeral Home of Broussard, which will reopen Tuesday at 9 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Vermilion Parish and resident of Lafayette, Mrs. Broussard died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at her home.
David Funeral Home of Broussard is in charge of arrangements.

Glen E. LeBlanc
VIDOR, Texas - Services for Glen Edward LeBlanc, 48, will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. LeBlanc will be cremated at Wilbert Crematory in Beaumont, Texas.
A native of Abbeville and resident of Vidor for 19 years, Mr. LeBlanc died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
He was an electrician with the IBEW Local 479.
Mr. LeBlanc is survived by his wife, Cheryl LeBlanc of Vidor; his mother, Dilta LeBlanc of Vidor; one son, Shane LeBlanc of Vidor; one daughter Melanie LeBlanc of Vidor; and one step-daughter, Macy Burton of Vidor.
Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor is in charge of arrangements.

Emmadel Levet
CENTERVILLE - Services for Emmadel Agnes Levet, 81, the former Emmadel Agnes Peltier, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Landry officiating. Interment will be in the Franklin Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary today at Ibert's Chapel in Franklin, which will reopen Wednesday at 8 a.m.
A native of Franklin and lifelong resident of Bayou Sale, Ms. Levet died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at her residence.
Ms. Levet was very active in community affairs. In earlier years, she worked as an LPN at Turo Infirmary of New Orleans where she met and married her husband Emile. After returning to the Franklin area she worked at St. Ann's Hospital until her children were born.
She was a devoted wife and mother who volunteered her time with her children's schools. She was especially talented in painting, writing, music and poetry in which some of her work was published. She also enjoyed gardening and had a love for all animals.
In her later years, Ms. Levet worked for the St. Mary Parish School Board as a paraprofessional. She also was instrumental in getting worthy projects funded, such as the Bayou Sale overpass and she served as a human service advocate for people needing assistance. 
She is survived by four sons, Doug Levet and Emile X. Levet Jr., both of Baton Rouge, Ronnie Levet of Sulphur and Bill Levet of Centerville; three daughters, Judy L. Prejeant of Thibodaux, Barbara L. Hendee of Lafayette and Joan L. Craft of Baton Rouge; three brothers, Wilfred E. Peltier Jr. of Garden City and Huey P. and Godfrey Peltier, both of Bayou Sale; one sister, Miriam P. Firmin of Centerville; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ms. Levet was preceded in death by her husband, Emile X. Levet Sr.; two sisters, Mary Ellen P. Foreman and Elizabeth P. Duncan Foreman; one grandson, Wynn Duplantis; her father, Wilfred E. Peltier Sr.; and her mother, Ellen Coleman Peltier.
Pallbearers will be Scott Levet, Steven Prejeant, Bryan Levet, Brent Levet, Rod Burke and Jonathon Craft.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Hendee, Lucas Levet and Joseph Craft.
Donations may be made to Hanson Memorial High School, 903 Anderson St., Franklin, La. 70538.
Ibert's Mortuary Inc. of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Amelia M. Crowley
JEANERETTE - Services are pending for Mrs. Amelia M. Crowley, 84, who died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at Medical Center of the Southwest Louisiana following a lengthy illness.
Alex Lovett Funeral Services Inc. of Jeanerette is in charge of arrangements.

Norita A. Monteaux
ABBEVILLE - Services for Norita Andrews Monteaux, 63, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation began Monday at 4 p.m. at David and Hebert Funeral Home, and will continue until service time Wednesday. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m.
A native of Flint, Mich., and resident of Abbeville, Mrs. Monteaux died at 5:08 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at Abbeville General Hospital.
David and Hebert Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Wilson P. Roy
Services for Wilson P. Roy, 83, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Journet and Bolden Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at St. Edward's Cemetery.
Visitation will be at 7:30 a.m. Thursday until the time of services at the funeral home.
A native and lifelong resident of New Iberia, Mr. Roy died at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Dauterive Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Roy is survived by one son, Gerald Roy of Lafayette; one daughter, Lorenza Roy of Houston; two sisters, Amelia R. Castillo and Edith R. Butler, both of New Iberia; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda L. Roy; his parents, Justillien and Amelia Boyance Roy; two brothers, Whitney and John Roy; and five sisters, Elizabeth, Noeltia, Eula, Editha and Elitha Roy.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Journet and Bolden Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth A. Tyler
ST. MARTINVILLE - Services for Kenneth Albert Tyler, 42, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Notre Dame Catholic Church with the Rev. Mullaly officiating. Interment will be in St. Michael Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. today with a 9 p.m. rosary at Winnfield Eternal Garden Funeral Home, which will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
A native and resident of St. Martinville, Mr. Tyler died at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
Mr. Tyler is survived by his wife, Jenifer Zeno Tyler of St. Martinville; his parents, Herman Tyler and Barbara Etienne Tyler of St. Martinville; two sons, Kendrick and Kennedy Tyler, both of St. Martinville; one daughter, Kendra Tyler of St. Martinville; three sisters, Wesla Olivier of New Iberia, Laura Glover and Hermanette George, both of St. Martinville; five aunts, Willa Mae Joseph of Houston, Lorena Etienne, Delores Orphe, both of St. Martinville, Jane Tyler of Lafayette and Mary Tyler of Maurice; two uncles, Henry Etienne of Houston and Tony Batiste of St. Martinville; one great-uncle, Elmer Houston of Detroit; one great-aunt, Maude Batiste of St. Martinville; his grandmother, Calvina Etienne of St. Martinville.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Roosevelt Etienne and Alzina Charles Etienne; his paternal grandfather, Wesley Tyler; five uncles; and three aunts.
Winnfield Eternal Garden Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.

Eldee J. Bennett
Services are pending for Mrs. Joseph Bennett, 75, the former Eldee Judice, who died today, Feb. 3, 1999, at her residence in New Iberia.
Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Mary J. Bennett
Services for Mary Bennett, 75, the former Mary Eldee Judice, will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Peters Catholic Church with Monsignor Guy Lemoine officiating. Interment will be in Beau Pre Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:30-9 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at Evangeline Funeral Home, which will reopen Friday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Iberia Parish and a resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Bennett died at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Bennett was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, a tour guide at the Shadows-on-the-Teche and worked for the Iberia Parish Tourist Commission.
She is survived by two daughters, Jodie B. Pecoraro of Youngsville and Mary Beth Bennett of New Orleans; one brother, Elby Judice of New Iberia; three grandsons, Jason Pecoraro of Duson, John Pecoraro of Youngsville and Joseph Pecoraro of Youngsville; and one great-grandson, Jacob Andrew Pecoraro of Duson.
Mrs. Bennett was preceded in death by her former husband, Joseph Bennett; one brother, Fritz Judice; and one sister, Luna J. Dartez.
Pallbearers will be Jason, John and Joseph Pecoraro, Shelby and Kenneth Judice and Lenny Dartez.
Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Alfred W. Schoeffler Sr.
Services for Alfred "Big Al" W. Schoeffler Sr., 68, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at David Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Neel officiating. Interment will be in the Lafayette Protestant Cemetery .
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. today at the David Funeral Home, which will reopen from 9 a.m. until the time of services. 
A native of Lafayette and resident of Baton Rouge, Mr. Schoeffler died Wednesday at his residence.
A former professor at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Mr. Schoeffler retired after 13 years and served as a self-employed civil professional engineer for the City of New Iberia for four years. 
He is survived by two sons, Kurt R. Armatta of Baton Rouge and Alfred W. Schoeffler Jr. of Newark, Del.; five daughters, Dottsie S. Chauser and Deni R. Schoeffler, both of Greenwell Springs, Phyllis S. Craft of Oak Ridge, Juannie S. Miller of Baton Rouge and Marlaine S. Olivier of New Iberia; a brother, Kippo Schoeffler of Wichita, Kan.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 
Mr. Schoeffler was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Schoeffler; his mother, Melanie Nessman Schoeffler; and his sister, Ruth Gaudin. 
Pallbearers will be Joshua D. Andrews, John E. Andrews Jr., Joseph G. Bonano, Michael D. Chauser, John T. Watson and Michael R. Watson. 
David Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Nellie Doucet
JEANERETTE - Services for Nellie Mae "Me-Me" Doucet, 59, the former Nellie Mae Lavern, will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Detig officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. Friday until the time of services.
A native of St. Martinville and a resident of Jeanerette for 45 years, Mrs. Doucet died at 12:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Iberia Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Doucet is survived by her husband, Lee Doucet Sr. of Jeanerette; five sons, Melvin, Eric, Claude, Garland and Lee Doucet Jr., all of Jeanerette; and two sons-in-law, Jimmy Walker of New Iberia and Tracey Polk of Loreauville; one daughter, Stephanie Doucet of Jeanerette; three daughters-in-law, Doris Charles and Yvonne Jackson, both of Jeanerette, and Mary Smith of St. Martinville; one sister, Melva William of New Iberia; two grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Rose Bourda Lavern; two sisters, Theresa and Beula Lavern; and five brothers, Earl, Eddie, Ervin, Howard and Melton Lavern.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Walker Jr., Tracey Polk, Joseph Marks, Jimmy Barnes, Samuel Narcisse and Willie Roman.
Journet and Bolden Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

R.R. Lear
FRANKLIN - Services for R.R. Lear , 85, will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Ibert's Chapel. 
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today at Ibert's Mortuary, which will reopen Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of services. 
Mr. Lear died Tuesday, Feb. 2, l999, at Franklin Foundation Hospital. 
Ibert's Mortuary Inc. of Franklin is in charge of arrangements. 

Camille R. Weber Jr.
Services for Camille Robert Weber Jr., 64, will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday at David Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Thevis officiating. Entombment will be in Beau Pre Mausoleum in Jeanerette.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at David Funeral Home, which will reopen Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Jeanerette and a resident of New Iberia, Mr. Weber died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at Iberia Medical Center.
Mr. Weber was a salesman, a volunteer for United Givers of Lafayette and a Korean War veteran having served in the Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Estilette Weber of New Iberia; one daughter, Mary Weber Landry of New Iberia; one son, Jerome Weber of New Iberia; one sister, Mrs. Shirley Moresi of Grand Prarie, Texas; one step-grandson, Ryan David Landry of New Iberia; a stepgranddaughter, Heather Ware of New Iberia; three granddaughters, Madeline, Rebecca and Sarah Weber, all of New Iberia; and one grandson, Sammy Weber of New Iberia.
Mr. Weber was preceded in death by his parents, Mavera Gaulthier and Camille Weber Sr.
Pallbearers will be Timmy Hebert, David and Ryan Landry, Benny Menard and Jerome and Sammy Weber.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association.
David Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred A. Landry
DELCAMBRE - Services for Mildred Ann Landry, 79, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Voorhies officiating. Entombment will be in the church mausoleum with military graveside services conducted by the American Legion Post No. 279 of Erath.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Friday until the time of services.
A native of Delcambre and a resident of Belle Rose, Ms. Landry died at 2:28 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at a Thibodaux hospital.
Ms. Landry was a registered nurse. She attended and graduated from Hotel Dieu in New Orleans, served in the U.S. Army with the Louisiana State University Medical Unit during World War II and worked at U.S. Public Health Hospital in New Orleans for 30 years. Ms. Landry was a member of the American Legion of Erath.
She is survived by one brother, Joseph F. Landry Jr. of Baton Rouge; four sisters, Nell L. Caballero of Belle Rose, Flo L. Kelly of Monroe, Elaine L. Martin of Teritown and Nina L. Breaux of Lafayette; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ms. Landry was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Fenelon and Meda LeBlanc Landry Sr.; and two brothers, J.P. Landry Sr. and Earl J. "Bud" Landry.
Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.

Laska A. Toups
DELCAMBRE - Services for Mrs. Lorfis J. Toups, 89, the former Laska Addison, will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Voorhies officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at Evangeline Funeral Home, which will reopen Friday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Vermilion Parish and a resident of Delcambre, Mrs. Toups died at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at an Abbeville hospital.
Mrs. Toups was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jackie L. Toups and his wife, Pracilla, of New Iberia and Glenn T. Toups and his wife, JoAnn M., of Delcambre; a granddaughter-in-law, Sable Whittington Toups; five grandchildren, Terelyn T. Derouen and her husband, Tommy, of Patoutville, Angela T. Broussard and her husband, Wendell, of Lydia, Lisa T. Broussard and her husband, Jed, of Delcambre and Kenneth T. Toups and his wife, Vicky, of Lafayette; seven great-grandchildren, Tera and Jamie Broussard of Lydia, Trent and Travis Derouen of Patoutville, Lani and Keely Broussard of Delcambre and Raliegh Toups of Erath; and one sister, Lydia Guidry of Brazoria, Texas.
Mrs. Toups was preceded in death by her husband, Lorfis J. Toups; her parents, Malcolm and Cora Broussard Addison; two sons, Carson R. and Kenneth Toups; and two sisters, Hilda LeBlanc and Alta d'Augereau.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth and Carl Toups, Wendell and Jed Broussard and Tommy and Trent Derouen.
Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.

Mary L. Chaisson
LAFAYETTE - Services for Mary Louise Chaisson, 53, the former Mary George, will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. Friday at Syrie Funeral Home, which will reopen Saturday from 7 a.m. until the time of services.
Mrs. Chaisson died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel Chaisson of New Iberia; her parents, Eunice Labbe and Gilbert George Sr. of New Iberia; her brother, Gilbert George Jr. of New Iberia; eight sisters, Laura George, Mary Ledet, Anna Rose George and Sylvia Hopes, all of New Iberia, Genella Papillion and Linda Darby of Lafayette, and Gertie Thomas of St. Martinville.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary and Eunice M. George; and one brother, Alvin George Sr.
Syrie Funeral Home Inc. of Lafayette is in charge of arrangements.

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