Shawnee Leger "Bea" Lord
April 27, 1972  -  December 5, 2017

Shawnee Leger "Bea" Lord

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Skip Montet Chapel in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, December 7, 2017
10:00 AM until time of service
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Funeral Service
Skip Montet Chapel
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, December 7, 2017
3:00 PM
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Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery
4833 Hwy. 182 South
Opelousas, LA  70570
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Opelousas – Funeral Services for Shawnee "Bea" Leger Lord, age 45, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017, in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas with visitation being held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 3:00 PM. Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Vinson Tullos from the Opelousas Bible Church will conduct the service.

Mrs. Lord, a resident of Opelousas, LA, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

Shawnee was a devoted mother who enjoyed taking care of her children and her grandchildren. She loved being outdoors, on the boat or on the beach. She also loved spending time and making her nieces and nephews laugh. When she had family over visiting, Shawnee loved making them feel at home by waiting on them and cooking their favorite meals. She cherished the smallest mementos in her life and carried them with her wherever she went. Shawnee will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her mother, Shirley Daville Thibodeaux and husband, Randall of Leonville, LA; her companion, Cary David of Leonville, LA; her son, Kamin Zerangue and fiancé, Rikki Gaspard of Opelousas, LA; her daughter, Kelsey Jae' David and husband, Coby of Arnaudville, LA; her brothers, Pate Leger and wife, Rachel of Deweyville, TX; Cade Leger of Deweyville, TX; her sisters, Racheal Herpin and husband, Andre of Opelousas, LA; Casey Leger of Sunset, LA and three grandchildren, Chandler David, Julianna David and Wyatt David. She is also survived by her godchildren, Kaley Barron, Layne Herpin, Chase Romero, Chance Romero, Tanner Herpin and her great-niece and nephew, Brayden and Scarlett Barron.

She was preceded in death by her father, Preston Leger, Jr.; her husband, Eric Lord; her brother, David Shawn Leger and her grandparents, Wyble Daville, Lillian Lavergne and Preston Leger Sr.

Pallbearers will be Layne Herpin, Chase Romero, Chance Romero, Tanner Herpin, Travis Leger and Marty Cosgrove.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337) 942-2638 has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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  1. David Fontenot
    Opelousas, LA

  2. Shirley Thibodeaux
    Opelousas, LA

    Bea I think you have an idea of what I’m going thru,you saw it when I lost your brother!!! But I just don’t know how I’m going to do this Bea,,I love you so much and always will !!! I know you were happy to see your dad and Una and pa and lil David.we had finally worked our way to be so close but now it hurts so bad !!! Love with all my heart

  3. Craze

    I will miss you more than I even kno at this point but its already alot. Please watch over us n tell Dad how much I miss n love him. And I will keep your memories n hold them close to those babies! I love you BIG!

  4. James Larry Gremillion
    Arnaudville, LA

    So very sorry for the loss of your wonderful family member.Sending Prayers.

  5. James Larry Gremillion
    Arnaudville, LA

    So very sorry for the loss of your wonderful family member.Sending Prayers.

  6. Shannon Smith Knowles
    Pecaniere, LA

    My deepest and most heartfelt condolences go out to all of you. I can't imagine what y'all are going through right now. I pray that God gives all of you comfort at this time.

  7. Joseph Angelle
    Leonville, LA

  8. Andi Fontenot
    Lafayette, LA

    When I heard the news of Shawnee's passing my heart broke. I can't wrap my head around it. I don't have any words, only prayers for her family and friends. She was such a nice person with beautiful children and grandchildren. Gone way too soon. RIP Shawnee

  9. Natasha Noel Williams
    Sunset, LA

    I extend my deepest sorrows to the Leger family. I attended school with Shawnee and Rachel. May God comforf your hearts during this difficult time. RIH Shawnee

  10. Johnny Deranger
    Deweyville, TX

    Prayers going up for the family.

  11. Racheal Herpin
    Opelousas, LA

    Bea, I will miss you so much. 😢💔
    You always had my back when we were growing up.I never had to worry when you were around.
    Your grandkids will always know how much you loved them.
    I know you are happy with Daddy. I love you more.

  12. Lisa Seaux
    Houston, TX

    Ms Shirley,
    I am at a loss for words. My sincere and deepest condolences to you and your precious family. 💔

  13. Emma Gay Bertrand
    Melville, LA

    So sorry for the loss of your daughter Shirley and family. Prayers are with you. May The Good Lord comfort you now and days ahead

  14. Taven Stelly
    Port Barre, LA

  15. Kay

    Love you forever Nanny. 💔

  16. Amanda Morris
    Orange, TX

    I’m sorry for your family loss, you are all in my prayers.

  17. Shannon Gary
    Scott, LA

    I am stunned at the loss of Shawnee I didn’t know her for a long time but I was blessed to have her in my life for the short time that she was she was so sweet I felt like I knew her forever as I did the rest of her family that welcomed Eric’s sister Karen and I into their home after Eric aka Bubba passed away she will be sadly missed

  18. Cassandra Robinson
    Lawtell, LA

    Praying for the family so sorry about yourl loss

  19. Kathleen Duplechien
    Denham Springs, LA

    Soo sorry for your loss

  20. Karen Tillett
    , LA

    You will be greatly missed sister in-law. Fly high

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