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Lorene Joubert

January 15, 1935 — November 6, 2021

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral services will be held at a 2:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in St. Landry on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 for Lorene Guillory Joubert, 86, who passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

Father Mayne will be celebrant of the Mass and will conduct funeral services.

Burial will take place in the St. Theresa Church Cemetery.

Mary Lorene Joubert was born on January 15, 1935 to Anniel and Isabelle Vidrine. She grew up in Vidrine, Louisiana, the eldest of four children.  She was a devout Catholic and was a parishioner at St. Theresa’s Catholic church for many years. She married Lenes Joubert and built a wonderful life with her husband and 5 children in Saint Landry, Louisiana.  Lorene was the devoted wife of a farmer and spent most of her days tending to the house, cooking for the men on the farm, & caring for her children and grandchildren who she loved dearly.  She was a magnificent seamstress and for 18 years she boasted her talent by altering wedding dresses at Theresa’s dress shop in Ville Platte.  She enjoyed reading, sewing, and traveling, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.  Her grandchildren were the light of her life and she spent much of her time babysitting and escorting them from place to place.  Lorene was loved by many and she will be deeply missed by her closest friends and family.

Lorene is survived by three daughters, Janice Helmer and husband, Bobby of Bayou Chicot, Martha Jenkins and husband, Reverend Joe of St. Landry, and Diana Joubert Taylor and husband, William of Lafayette; two sons, Stephen Joubert and wife, Yareni of Bunkie and John Joubert and wife, Claire of St. Landry; 12 grandchildren: Julie Helmer Paul and husband, Roy; Jessica Helmer Brady and husband, Jacob; Tony Jenkins and wife, Jessica; Brandy Jenkins Baudoin and husband, Damion; Katherine Taylor; Kyle Taylor; Paul Joubert and wife, Tracie; Kyla Joubert Pease and husband, Matthew; Lee Roy Joubert; John Taylor Joubert and fiancé, Sarah; Benjamin Joubert; and Emily Joubert.  Also left behind to cherish her memory are her 12 great grandchildren; sister, Emmaline Guillory Richard of Lanse Meg; sisters-in-law, Virginia McGee Guillory and Sandra Fontenot Guillory of Belaire Cove.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lenes Paul Joubert; parents, Anniel and Isabelle Vidrine Guillory; brothers, Corel Guillory and Dale Guillory; and brother-in-law James Richard.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Monday, November 8, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a rosary prayed in her honor at – PM.  Visitation will resume on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 9:00 AM until time of service.

Pallbearers for the service will be:  Tony Jenkins, John Taylor Joubert, Benjamin Joubert, Paul Joubert, Kyle Taylor, and Daniel Paul.

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Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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