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Anna Lee (Ortego) Dunbar

May 16, 1925 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 94)


Opelousas - Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019, for Anna Lee Ortego Dunbar in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home. The Reverend Monsignor Keith DeRouen will officiate the service. Rite of Committal will follow in Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas.

Anna Lee Dunbar, age 94, was a resident of Opelousas and passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at her residence.

Anna Lee worked at First Federal Savings and Loan and Teche Federal Bank for 40 plus years as a controller/bookkeeper.  She also served as a board member for First Federal Savings and Loan and Teche Federal Bank. After retirement, she volunteered at Opelousas General Health System.  She was a member of "Lunch Bunch" for over 25 years. Her hobbies were reading and gardening.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by two sons, David Dunbar (Sherry) of Washington; and Thomas "Tommy" Dunbar of Opelousas; two daughters, Laurie D. Ardoin (Lloyd)of Washington; and Elaine D. Beck of Opelousas; step-daughter, Elizabeth Dunbar of Opelousas; brother, Albert J. Ortego, Jr. (Marguerite "Sis") of Washington; sisters, Vera May Prudhomme (Terry)of Lafayette; and Helen Hebert of Washington; grandchildren, Scott Ardoin, Kelley A. Fernandez (Richard), and Jonathan Dunbar (Jennifer); great-grandchildren, Lola, Lennox and Linus Dunbar; and niece and constant companion, Dean Joubert Edrington of Opelousas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Alonzo Dunbar; parents, Albert J. Ortego, Sr. and Lavenia Trouille Ortego; sons-in-law, William J. Beck, Jr. and Judge Denis A. Barry; and twelve siblings.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

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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December 16, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home
2845 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

Funeral Service
December 16, 2019

1:00 PM
Skip Montet Chapel in the LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas
2845 S Union Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

Interment following funeral service
December 16, 2019

Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery
4833 Hwy. 182 South
Opelousas, LA 70570

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