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Emma Leger

February 21, 1945 — August 3, 2020

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that Mrs. Emma Jean Barron Leger, age 75, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020, at Opelousas General Health System.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.  Monsignor Russell Harrington will conduct the service.

Emma loved watching TV shows, reading the newspaper and taking road trips with her family.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by sons, Elvin J. Leger, Jr., Donald James Leger; her daughters, Annette L. Amy and husband, Mark, Lisa L. Stevens and husband, Mark, Christine L. Porche and husband, Lester, Charlotte L. Ardoin and husband, Robert, Patricia L. Deville and husband, Keith; her brother, Ray Barron and wife, Shirley; her sister, Eva Laborde and husband, Bernell and her sister-in-law, Penny Barron.  She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elvin Joseph Leger, Sr.; her parents, Dallas Barron, Sr. and Amy Janice Barron; her brother, Dallas Barron, Jr.; her grandchildren, Randy Randel and Elvin Randel and her great-grandchild, Gabriel Prudhomme.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 5, from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM and re-open on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 8:00 AM until time of service. A Rosary will be prayed Wednesday evening at 6:00 PM by Deacon Dwayne Joubert.

Pallbearers will be Robert Ardoin, Sr., Keith Deville, Lester Porche, Mark Stevens, Donald Leger and Mark Amy.

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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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

10:00am - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Rosary

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

6:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Re-Open

Thursday, August 6, 2020

8:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Graveside Service and Burial

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery, Louisiana, Opelousas

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