A mass of Christian Burial will be held for Mrs. Rose Bell Campbell Dauphine, 87, on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at 11 a.m. at St. Marcellus Catholic Church, Rynella, La. with Deacon Theo Landry as celebrant.
A Rite of committal will follow in St. Marcellus Catholic Church Cemetery in Rynella, La.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed on Saturday at Fletcher Funeral Home Chapel of Abbeville from 7 to 9:45 a.m.
A native of Abbeville, and resident of Avery Island, Mrs. Dauphine departed this early life on Monday, October 20, 2008 at 6:15 p.m. at Iberia Medical Center.
She was a devoted member of St. Marcellus Catholic Church.
She leaves in God’s care, one daughter, Lydia Harrison of Abbeville, and a host of nieces of nephews and other relatives and dear friends.
She is united in glory with her loving husband, Alvin Dauphine; parents, Paul Campbell and Elvina Coloste Campbell; one brother and two sisters.
Active and honorary pallbearers will be friends and members of the immediate family.
The family has requested and is receiving professional care from Fletcher
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Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Vincent Funeral Home of Abbeville honoring the life of Gladys M. Prejean DuBois Theall, 88, who died Sunday, October 19, 2008 at Webster, Texas.
She will be laid to rest at St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery with Deacon David Vaughn officiating the services.
She is survived by her niece, Mary Ann Broussard of Abbeville; nephew David Prejean of Point Comfort, Texas; great niece, Dawn Broussard LeBlanc, great nephews, Kevin P. Broussard and Jake Prejean; numerous great great nieces and nephews; severals cousins; four step daughters, Jacqueline Nieto of California, Kathleen Digenam, Meredith Blades of Baton Rouge and Barbara Elsenberg of Santa Fe, Texas; and numerous step grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Asa Prejean and the former Agnes Chauvin; first husband, Clesme S. “Dizzy” DuBois; second husband, Jack Theall; and one brother, Lawless J. Prejean.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Vincent Funeral Home of Abbeville , 209 S. Saint Charles Street, on Saturday, October 25, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. until time of services.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vincent-abbeville.com.
All funeral arrangements are being conducted by Vincent Funeral Home of Abbeville (337) 893-4661.
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Abbeville - Funeral services will be held for Mr. Johnn Lee Batiste, 52, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at Rosehilll Baptist Church Christian with Rev. John Allen officiating.
He will be awaiting he resurrection in St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday at church from time of service. Mr. Maze passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at St. Francis Nursing Home in Oberlin, La.
He is survived by his wife, CFonnie Henderson Batiste of Abbeville, one son, Gregory Batiste of Orange, Texas; three brothers, Alvin (Delta), Willis, Terry (Shirley) Willis and Patrick Willis, all of Abbeville; four sisters, Pernella (Albert) Carter, Catherine Willis, Tracey Winters and Florida (Craig) Willis, all of Abbeville; two by his parents, Ludric and Gertrude Augstus Batiste; two sisters, Priscilla Willis and Debra Willis and a brother in law, Mike Winters.
C.M. Butler Funeral Home (898-9595) of Abbeville is in charge of the arrangements.
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John David Broussard, 77, died at his home on October 22,2008. He was born in Indian Bayou,, to Alphonse and Eula David Broussard, February 11, 1931. He attended St. Joseph’s Seminary in Covington, La., and pre~med at USL. In 1951 he entered the U.S. Navy as a 2nd Class Petty Officer and Hospital Corpsman. He served with the 3rd Marine Division 9th Regiment, 2nd Battalion and as Sr. Corpsman of Fox Company. At his honorable discharge in 1954, he had earned the Good Conduct Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
After Mr. Broussard graduated from the University of Houston School of Pharmacy in 1958, he returned to Erath, La., where he operated The Family Drugstore. In 1974 Mr. Broussard moved to Houston as a pharmacist with Walgreen’s Drugstore where he worked until his retirement in 1997.
As a member of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, he served on the vestry and was involved in other ministries. He enjoyed citrus gardening, painting, lifestol’Y writing, building a pirouge, fishing, serving on a Federal Grand Jury and story telling - particularly in the Cajun tradition of “Boudreaux and Thibideau”.
Mr. Broussard is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Evelyn Broussard; children: Debbie McCauly and Stephanie Broussard; step-children: Ferryl McClain, Christine Harrigan and Fabian Boyance; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His memory will be lovingly cherished by his family for the expression of devotion, wisdom and guidance he always provided for them.
Mr. Broussard will be honored with a celebration of his life Friday, October 24, at the Church of the Redeemer, 4411 Dallas, Houston 77023. The viewing is at 5:00 p.m.; the service at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Church of Redeemer, Episcopal, for the Neighborhood Children’s Outreach, or to the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.
Interment will be on at Mary Magdalene Cemetery in Abbeville, La, There will be a viewing at Vincent Funeral Home on 209 S. St. Charles Street, Abbeville, La. On Saturday, October 25 from 2:00 to 4:00 with burial to follow. A reception will follow burial at the St. Theresa Catholic Church, 101 N. Leonard Street, Abbeville, La.