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Willie E. Pacetti Sr.
DELCAMBRE - Services for Willie Edwin Pacetti Sr., 77, will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Voorhies officiating. Entombment will be at the church mausoleum.
Visitation will be from 2-10 p.m. today with a 6:30 p.m. rosary at Evangeline Funeral Home, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday until the time of services. 
A native of St. Mary County, Ga., and a resident of Delcambre, Mr. Pacetti died at 5:13 a.m. Monday Feb. 8, l999, at an Erath nursing home. 
Mr. Pacetti was the owner and operator of Pacetti's Net Shop in Delcambre for 30 years. Prior to opening his business, he was a shrimper and an oilfield worker. 
He is survived by two sons, Willie Pacetti Jr. and his wife Madine Migues Pacetti of New Iberia, and Randy Pacetti and his wife Glenda Miller Pacetti of Lafayette; one daughter, Margaret Pacetti Peltier and her husband Allen Peltier of New Iberia; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mable R. Pacetti; and his parents, Willie and Margaret Pacetti. 
Pallbearers will be Tadd Pacetti, Chris Pacetti, David Pacetti, Brent Peltier, Jason Peltier and Richard Landry. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Pacetti and Bob Moore. 
Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred C. Buford
ST. MARTINVILLE - Services for Mildred Champagne Buford, 79, will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Martin De Tours Catholic Church. Interment will be at St. Michael Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at Pellerin Funeral Home in St. Martinville, which will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of services. 
A native and resident of St. Martinville, Mrs. Buford died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999, at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette. 
Mrs. Buford is survived by four sons, Edwin Joseph Buford Jr. and his wife, Janet, of New Iberia, Clyde Paul Buford and his wife, Ronnie, of New Iberia, Perry John Buford and his wife, Sharon, of Lafayette, and Gerald Philip Buford and his wife, Dot, of Port Barre; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Fred (Marilyn) Buford of Lafayette; three sisters, Gercy Russo of St. Martinville and Mrs. Johnny (Joyce) Derouen and Irene Hebert, both of New Iberia; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin J. Buford Sr.; her parents, Devillier and Pearl Broussard Champagne; two sons, Frederick Dean Buford and Wilbert Buford; and four brothers, Steve, Louis, Percy and Rufus Champagne. 
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Edwin Joseph Buford III, Thaddeus Matthew Buford, Clyde Buddy Buford, Michael J. Buford, Fredrick Rick Buford and Mark Buford.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tyran Buford, Perry John Buford, Heath Buford, Brian Caubarreaux, Kevin Viator, Donald Comeaux, Roland Maturin, Kevin Deranger and Hank Leger.
Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.

Walter A. Pole
CHURCH POINT - Services for Walter A. "Tally" Pole, 74, were conducted at 10 a.m. today at Guidry Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Swenson officiating.
A native of Jeanerette and a resident of Church Point, Mr. Pole died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 7, l999, at his residence. 
Mr. Pole was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He attended Louisiana State University and the University of Southwestern Louisiana. He later joined the Army Air Corps where he served as a pilot and bombardier instructor. He moved to Church Point in 1946, and in 1948 he began a long and rewarding career with Daigle Hardware, where he worked until the day of his death. Mr. Pole was a kind and gentle man who deeply respected and cherished nature. 
He is survived by his wife, Ramona Daigle Pole of Church Point; two sons, Kevin Pole and his wife, Darlene, of Welsh, and Brandon Pole of Aspen, Colo.; three daughters, Melanie "Posie" Carrier and Ronald "Rolaid" of Sunset; Laura Pole of Bedford, Va., and Giovanna "GiGi" Carlson and her husband, Terry, of Chico, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Bryan "Sue" Allain of Jeanerette; and five grandchildren, Courtney Carrier, Dustin Pole, Garret Pole, Laurie-Ellen Carrier and Brooke Carrier. 
Guidry Funeral Home of Church Point was in charge of arrangements.

Helena G. Thomason
JEANERETTE - Graveside memorial services for Helena Granger Thomason, 87, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Beau Pre Mausoleum.
A native of St. Martinville and resident of Jeanerette for six years, Mrs. Thomason died at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, l999, in a New Iberia hospital.
She was born in St. Martinville to Philomeme Boudreaux and Laodice Granger. The Granger family lived in Keystone between New Iberia and St. Martinville. Mrs. Thomason attended Mount Carmel School in New Iberia. Later she lived in Franklin and was employed by the Louisiana Health Department as a secretary. She later took a position with the James W. George Machinery Co. in Detroit, Mich., and became an officer and a partner in that firm. After 20 years with that firm, she retired and resided in New Orleans for a number of years. She was a resident of Jeanerette for the past six years. Mrs. Thomason was a gentle, kind and loving person who will be missed by the family and friends who knew and loved her.
She is survived by one son, Carroll B. Ferdon of Jeanerette; one brother, Robert Granger of Victoria, Texas; one sister, Lelia Guarisco of Morgan City; and six nephews, Robert Granger of Hawaii, Tommy Granger of New Iberia, Dennis Granger of Alexandria, Ray Guarisco of Morgan City, Robert Terrebonne of Mandeville and Gary Gates of Longmont, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Laodice Granger and Philomeme Boudreaux Granger; five brothers and one sister.
Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Jenora H. Kahn
LAFAYETTE - Services for Mrs. Arthur J. Kahn, 74, the former Jenora Hale, will begin at 2 p.m. today at Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers with the Rev. Robert Richardson, a retired pastor of the Northside Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held at Delhomme Funeral Home today from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
A native of Arcadia and a resident of Carencro, Mrs. Kahn died at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, l999, at Evangeline Oaks Nurse Care Center in Carencro.
Mrs. Kahn was born in Arcadia and was the daughter of the late Oscar Hale and the former Lena Durett. Mrs. Kahn was a registered nurse who graduated from Baptist Hospital Nursing School in Alexandria. She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church. She dedicated the past 25 years to counseling alcohol and drug abusers and was very active in Alcoholics Anonymous, Girl Scouts and other organizations at Northside High School. 
She is survived by her daughter Marilyn K. Guidry and her husband Jyro "Michael" Guidry of Sunset; one son, Arthur Ted, and his wife, Patricia, of Jeanerette; and four grandchildren, Courtney Kahn Guidry, Christopher Kahn, Stephanie Kahn and Jennifer Dugas. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Kahn, who died July 13, l993; her parents, Oscar and Lena D. Hale; and one daughter, Judy K. Dugas. 
Pallbearers are Jyro "Michael" Guidry, Ted Kahn, Chris Kahn, John Dugas, Dr. Sweeney Smith and Brad Kemp.
The Delhomme Funeral Home of Lafayette is in charge of arrangements.

Leo D. Conner Sr.
Services for Leo D. "Uncle Lee" Conner Sr., 57, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Edwards Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas James officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. rosary at Journet and Bolden Funeral Home, which will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. 
A native of Weeks Island and resident of New Iberia for 40 years, Mr. Conner died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, l999, at his residence after a lengthy illness. 
Mr. Conner was a member of the Usher Board of St. Edwards Catholic Church and a member of Sugarland Optimist Club. He was retired from Morton Salt Co. 
He is survived by his wife Stella James Conner of New Iberia; two sons, Keith Conner of St. Martinville, and Leo D. Conner Jr. of Lafayette; three brothers, Glenn and James Conner, both of New Iberia, and Martin L. Conner of Jacksonville, Fla.; four sisters, Irma Guillory of Jacksonville, Morrow Wilturner of New Iberia, and Cherry Polk and Loise Moncriffe, both of Houston, Texas; and three grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Morris and Annie Conner; three brothers, Morris Conner Jr., and Hodges and Marion "Preacher" Conner.
Pallbearers will be John Collins, Kevin Cormier, Alfred Raymond, John Conner, Jeremy Francis, and Erol Moncriffe. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Kerry, Glenn, Morton and James Conner, Shawn and Terrance Guillory, Jim and Nathan Williams, and Rudy Manuel. 
Journet and Bolden Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce M. Armstead
BELLE PLACE - Services for Joyce Marie Armstead, 54, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Belle United Church of Christ with the Rev. Leafier Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 7- 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel in New Iberia and will resume at 11 a.m. Saturday until the time of services. 
A native and resident of New Iberia, Miss Armstead died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, l999, at Riverwest Medical Center in Plaquemine following a brief illness. 
Miss Armstead was a member of Belle United Church of Christ.
She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Italy Sparrow Armstead of New Iberia; three brothers, Henry Armstead Jr., Lionel Armstead Sr., and Lloyd Armstead Sr., all of New Iberia; one sister, Vera A. Bernard of New Iberia; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Armstead Sr. 
Pallbearers will be Lionel Armstead Jr., Lloyd Armstead Jr., Neil Armstead Jr., Kevin Troy Armstead, Thaylen Armstead, and Shawn Conner.
Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Armstead Jr., Lloyd Armstead Sr., Lionel Armstead Sr., Rolston Armstead, Lloyd Sparrow, Ron Bernard, Ryan Francis, Russell J. Anderson Sr., and Deacons of Belle United Church of Christ.
Fletcher Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Velta B. Robin
Services for Mrs. Noran Robin Sr.,67, the former Velta "Mama Rob" Broussard, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Guidry officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at David and Jacquemoud Funeral Home,which will reopen Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of services. 
A native of Delcambre and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Robin died at 7 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, l999, at Dauterive Hospital. 
Mrs. Robin was a salesperson who sold Avon cosmetics for over 30 years. 
She is survived by two sons, David W. Robin of Arnaudville, and Joe Robin of Loreauville; two daugthers, Cindy Robin LeBlanc of New Iberia, and Mrs. Romain (Diana) Robin Soirez of Coteau; three brothers, Junius Broussard and Nolan Broussard, both of New Iberia, and Vernes Broussard of Jeanerette; one sister, Mrs. Milton (Verline) Bailey of New Iberia; six grandchildren, Heather Firmin and Nikki LeBlanc, both of New Iberia, Jacquelyn A. Metzel of Loreauville, Joshua H. Soirez and Shae M. Soirez, both of Coteau, and Wayne P. Thibodeaux Jr. of Coteau; and three great- grandchildren, Taylor Firmin of New Iberia, and Dexton J.Thibodeaux and Dylynn W. Thibodeaux, both of Coteau. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Noran Robin Sr.; and her parents, Oscar and Nelies Delcambre Broussard. 
Pallbearers will be Marshall Lopez, Wayne "Boo" Thibodeaux Jr., Joshua Soirez, Troy Thibodeaux, Jeff Sistrunk, and Charles Bailey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Robin Jr., Rummy Soirez, David Robin, Vernes Broussard, Junius Broussard, and Nolan Broussard.
David & Jacquemoud Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Rufus Olivier
CATAHOULA - Private memorial services are pending for Rufus Olivier, 87, who died at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, l999, at a New Iberia hospital. 
Mr. Olivier was a resident of Catahoula.
Evangeline Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.

Emma M. Sellers
ABBEVILLE - Services for Emma Miller Sellers, 83, will begin at 1 p.m. today at St. Theresa Catholic Church . Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. today at David and Hebert Funeral Home.
A native of Pecan Island and a resident of Erath, Mrs. Sellers died at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Abbeville General Hospital.
David and Hebert Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.

Mable P. Valen
LYDIA - Services for Mable Valen, 80, the former Mable Phillips, will be at noon Saturday at St. James Baptist Church with the Rev. John Stevens officiating. Interment will be in St. James Cemetery in Jeanerette.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon at St. James Baptist Church.
A native of Jeanerette and resident of Glencoe, Mrs. Valen died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999, at Iberia Medical Center.
Mrs. Valen is survived by one son, James Jordan of New Iberia; two daughters, Gloria Wilkins of Los Angeles and Wanda Phillips of Jeanerette; one sister, Idella Batiste of Galveston, Texas; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; special niece, Ora Lee Phillips of Franklin; two sisters-in-law; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and six brothers.
Jones Funeral Home of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Jules Lee Sr.
ST. JOSEPH - Services for Jules "Jolee" Lee Sr., 54, will be at 8 p.m. today at St. John Baptist Church with the Rev. Ulyssesa Mitchell officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church.
A native and resident of Franklin, Mr. Lee died at 2:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Hattie Parker-Lee; his mother, Virginia Bowles-Lee of Franklin; his mother-in-law, Eleanora M. Parker; three sons, Karl and his wife Anna Lee of Lakewood, N.J., Jules and his wife Sonya Lee Jr. of Lafayette and Kelvin Lee of Las Vegas; three brothers, Clark Lee, Riley Lee and Kenneth Lee, all of Franklin; seven sisters, Jennie L. Williams, Mrs. Wilfred (Elizabeth) Henry, Naomi Welch, Mrs. James (Aqueline) Jones, Mrs. Roy (Lamander) Phillips, Mrs. Henry (Julia) Lee all of Franklin and Mrs. Elliot (Barbara) Jones of Atlanta; and two grandchildren; two godchildren; one uncle; two aunts; devoted friends; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends..
Mr. Lee was preceded in death by his father; andthree brothers.
Jones Funeral Home of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Mable B. Burrell
BALDWIN - Services for Mable Burrell, 78, the former Mable Boutte, will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Clarence Stewart, pastor of St. Stephens Baptist Church and Triumph Baptist Church of Franklin, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of services at the church.
A native of Grand Marais and a resident of Franklin, Mrs. Burrell died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at Community Rehabilitation Hospital in Lafayette.
Mrs. Burrell is survived by her husband, Rev. Harry Burrell of Franklin; 10 sons, Lee Harold Burrell and his wife, Rosemary, Alvin Burrell and his wife, Sandra, Robert Burrell and his wife, Charlene, Carlton Burrell and David Burrell and his wife, Lawanda, all of Franklin, James Burrell and his wife, Vivian, Freddie Burrell, Morris Burrell and his wife, Viola, Horace Burrell and his wife, Barbara, all of Baldwin and George Burrell and his wife, Isabella, of Bossier City; one step-son, Harry Edwards and his wife, Marilyn, of Franklin; three daughters, Mable Burrell of Houston, Norma Morgan and her husband, Charles, of Franklin and Laura Burrell of Panama City, Fla.; three brothers, Clovis Robertson of Houston and Everett and Roland Boutte of Abbeville; one sister, Mrs. Francis Dunwoody of Franklin; 46 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Jones Funeral Home of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Sue S. Galland
FRANKLIN - Memorial services for Sue Sammons Galland, 47, of Centerville will begin at 4 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Galland died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Iberia Medical Center.
Ibert's Mortuary Inc. of Franklin is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Wilfred Sylvester
OPELOUSAS - Services for Rev. Wilfred Sylvester, 73, will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Landry Catholic Church with the Most Rev. Edward Joseph O'Donnell, D.D., officiating. Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. today with a 7 p.m. rosary at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home, which will reopen Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
A resident of Opelousas, Rev. Sylvester died at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
Rev. Sylvester attended the Old AIC, now Opelousas Catholic. He then went to the St. Joseph Immaculata Seiminary in Covington and Louisiana Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. He was ordained in May 1952 at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Lafayette. His duties as a preist brought him to Opelousas, New Iberia, Hathaway, Kaplan, Washington, Ville Platte, Welsh, Coteau Holmes, Church Point, Lewisburg and Eunice. Rev. Sylvester was retired and was a member of the Louisiana Army National Guard and held the position of Chaplain.
Rev. Sylvester is survived by his mother, Marie Olivia Lafleur Sylvester of Opelousas; one brother, Berchman Sylvester of Opelousas; and five sisters, Dolores Cormier of Sedona, Ariz., Barbara Ziegler of Conroe, Texas, Germaine Kvimta of Faceland, Texas, Monica Cooper of Huntsville, Texas, and Mary Pitre of Opelousas.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Wilfred Sylvester, and one sister, Rose Robert.
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas is in charge of arrangements.

Cuba Maze
ABBEVILLE - Services for Cuba Maze, 85, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Captville officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-10 p.m. today with an 8 p.m. wake service at Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel, which will reopen Saturday from 7 a.m. until the time of services.
A native and resident of Abbeville, Mr. Maze died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 1999, at his residence following a brief illness.
Mr. Maze was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church and a former member of the Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by eight sons, David and Murphy Maze of Houston, Thomas, Stanley, Terry Lee, Donnell and Charles Maze and Lennis Washington, all of Abbeville; six daughters, Ida M. Hebert, Alzena Maze, Dorothy M. Robinson, Sandra M. Harrison, Connie M. Minnicks and Tammy Maze, all of Abbeville; three brothers, Garfield Maze Jr. of Franklin, Rev. Henry L. Maze of Abbeville and Robert Lee Maze of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Ida M. Levine of Port Arthur, Texas, and Velma Maze of Abbeville; 26 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Fletcher Funeral Home of Abbeville is in charge of arrangements.


 
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