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1934 Bertha 2021

Bertha Burns

October 2, 1934 — February 4, 2021

Opelousas – Private services for Bertha Jeffers Burns will be held in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, LA.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bertha Jeffers Burns, age 86. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at Senior Village Nursing Home in Opelousas.

Bertha attended the Delta School of Cosmetology in Natchitoches and then opened her own beauty shop, "Les Ciseaux" for many years.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that loved and knew her.

She is survived by sons, Gary Deville and wife, Cathy of Opelousas; Keith Deville and wife, Patricia of Opelousas; Marshall Sandoz and wife, Addie of Prospect; her daughter, Glenda Guillory and husband, Allen of Slidell; her brother, Dale Jeffers of Opelousas; and her sister, Willie Mae Gautreaux of Eunice.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Jeffers; her mother, Amelia Savoy; her daughter, Lisa Deville; her brothers, Lester Jeffers, CL Jeffers, James Jeffers, and Willie Jeffers and her sister, Bonnie Bell Jeffers.

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.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bertha Burns, please visit our flower store.


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