EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts that the family of Audrey Duplechain announces her passing on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the comfort of her home with loving family by her side. She was 82. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Eunice. Burial will follow in the St. Thomas More Cemetery with Father Matthew Hebert Celebrant.
Audrey was a dedicated wife and a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her. Left to cherished her memory are her three loving daughters, Deborah Pease and husband, Michael of Cleveland, TN, Sheila Prejean and husband, Michael of Spring, TX and Angie Molitor and husband, Mitch of Metairie; her siblings, Nelson Thibodeaux and wife, Leona of Richmond, TX, Grace Deshotels of Crowley, Margaret Beck of Athens, AL, Horace Thibodeaux and wife, Kaidi of Houston, TX and Delores Charlie and husband, Fred of Eunice. A proud grandmother to five grandchildren, Patrick Pease(Katy), Kathryn Goodner(Brian), Daniel Prejean, Andrew Molitor(Terez) and Lindsey Molitor and two great grandchildren, Benjamin Pease and Rorey Grace Goodner; as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gene A. Duplechain; her parents, Maurice and Eveline Picard Thibodeaux and her great grandsons, Reese and Rhett Goodner.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Friday, March 15th from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again on Saturday, March 16th from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon David Guillory will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm on Friday.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.
Oh what a wonderful ,sweet, beautiful Lady she was. I've known her since the mid '70's . Her husband and mine were co-workers at Evangeline Maid in Eunice.. She will surely be missed. RIP MY FRIEND
Llewella AtchisonBasile, LA
Sorry for your loss, out of town, but you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Donald & Charlotte DarbonneEunice, LA
I'm sorry that I couldn't make the funeral.Mrs. Audrey and Mr. Gene were the best neighbors and friends one could have. We will surely miss them,God will bless them. Mark, Cindy and Neeli
Mark Guidryeunice, LA
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. I have such great childhood memories of spending time with Aunt Audrey and Uncle Gene. We will see them again when it's our turn.
Stephanie and Mike LongAvondale, AZ
Very sorry for your loss. May fond memories comfort you and may God bless you all at this time and in the days to come. R.I.P.
John R Young, Family and Staff
John R Young, Family and StaffEunice, LA
Troy and I send our sincere and deepest condolences on the death of your Mom. Audrey will always hold a special place in our hearts. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this sad and difficult time. June and Troy
June CooperAddison, TX
It’s with a heavy heart I wish to say thank you for being such wonderful neighbors ,all the years growing up next to Ms Audrey. She was a wonderful friend to my parents and our family, always willing to help.
God will never go without rewarding such great kindness. All our love and prayers.
Scotty Fuselier Tullier
Scotty FuselierBaton Rouge, LA
Dear, Angie, Debbie,and Sheila,
We are so sorry to hear of your Mom;s passing. She was such a kind and sweet lady, I'll always remember your Mom and Dad for all the care they gave to Shellie, and being such good neighbors, and of course, their afternoon walks. I know you all will miss her, but I bet your Dad was waiting with open arms. You all will be in our prayers.
Gwen, Ricky, Shellie, & Kristen GorleyKingwood, TX
My deepest sympathy goes out to the family ..I briefly met her she was sweet lady . I was looking forward too taking care of her and getting to know her ..I prayers are with
Tracy EdmondArnaundville, LA