A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. in St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard for Valerie LeJeune, 81, who passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 4:58 A.M. at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Fr. Wayne Duet, Pastor of St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in St. Edward Catholic Church Cemetery in Richard.
The family has requested the visitation to be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. until time of services in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Church Point. A Rosary will be recited Friday at 2:15 P.M. in the Funeral Home Chapel.
Survivors include four daughters, Delores and husband, Jessie Lennon, Jr. of Orlando, FL, Dianne and husband, Brian Heinen, Jr. of Eunice, Janet and husband, Chester Miller of Richard and Terry and husband, Judson Venezia of Eunice; five sons, Gregory LeJeune of Richard, Tyler and wife, Marilyn LeJeune of Richard, David, Ronald and Robert Perry of Crowley; forty seven grandchildren; sixty great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; two sisters-in-law, Bertha Higginbotham of Church Point, Roberta Briscoe of Church Point.
Ms. LeJeune was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson LeJeune; one daughter, Angela Sellers; her parents, John and Louise Olivier Higginbotham; four brothers, George Higginbotham, Harry Higginbotham, Austin and wife, Wilma Higginbotham, Ray Higginbotham; two sisters, Ruby and husband, John Bihm and Esther Higginbotham.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Ms. LeJeune’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of the arrangements.