Dorothy Jane Courville
September 20, 1939  -  March 21, 2019

Dorothy Jane Courville

St. Bridget Catholic Church
3933 Hwy 35
Lawtell, LA  70570
Saturday, March 30, 2019
11:30 AM
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Courville Cemetery
Eunice, LA  70535
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EUNICE~With heavy hearts the family of Dorothy Jane Courville announces her passing on March 21, 2019 in the loving home of her family in Baton Rouge. She was 79. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 am on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Lawtell. Inurnment will follow in the Courville Cemetery in Eunice with Father Austin Leger, Celebrant.

Dorothy was a sweet and loving lady who never met a stranger. She had a good sense of humor and a green thumb with flowers and plants. Dorothy will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her children, David Kipp Courville and wife, Janet of Hammond, Karen Courville Savoie and husband, Richard of Baton Rouge, and Donavon Courville and wife, Cari of Tampa, FL; brothers, Luke Darbonne and wife, Nettie of Pine Prairie and Jimmy Darbonne of Opelousas; four grandchildren, Andre Savoie, Erik Savoie, Tandy Jones, and Chase Courville; four step grandchildren, Jason Jarrell, Kevin Collins, Katie and Scout Lindsey; three great grandchildren, Abigail, Nick, and Clara Jane; four step great grandchildren, Jase, Cole, Karter and Kaden; as well as extended family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Courville; parents, Alduce and Olinar Darbonne; and brother, Boutsey Darbonne.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Williamsburg Senior Living Community
    Baton Rouge, LA

    We are so blessed and honored to know Mrs. Jane! We are sending loving, healing and peaceful light to comfort you. Thank you for allowing your Mother to be a part of our Williamsburg Family. We thoroughly miss her and your family.

  2. Carey Lejeune
    Ocala, FL

    Rest In Peace Ms Jane. Thank you for your loving friendship to myself and family. You have always been one of the most positive and giving people people I have ever known. My love and prayers to your family.

  3. Sandy Reiners
    Lawtell, LA

    Praying that God will comfort you in this difficult time. Your mother was such a sweetheart and she will be missed.

  4. Nicole Fontenot
    Church Point, LA

    On behalf of our family we send prayers and condolences. She was always a love for herself.

  5. John Randall and Glenda Young
    Eunice, LA

    So sorry for your loss. May fond memories be comforting to you and may God bless you all at this time. R.I.P.

  6. Charles Joseph Rexford Jr.
    Arco, ID

    Deepest condolences, Miss Jane made me feel at home and a part of the family from the first time I met Her and Mr Ronald. I will miss the awesome meals she made. I will always feel like family. May God bless and guide her family in the coming time it takes to mourn Miss Jane's passing. Love you all.

    Shreveport, LA

    A sweet lady that loved her children dearly! I know she will be sorely missed by them. May she Rest In Peace joined in eternity with her loving husband!


    Although I did not know Ms Jane very long, she became an unforgettable true Southern lady to me. Her sweetness and humor will be remembered. Rest in peace; you are missed but lovingly remembered.

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