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Marie Minnie Devillier

August 6, 1932 — October 11, 2022

Leonville

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday October 14, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Saint Leo the Great Catholic Church in Leonville for Marie Minnie Devillier, age 90, who passed away on October 11, 2022, at Opelousas General Hospital. Entombment will be at St. Leo the Great Mausoleum in Leonville. The Rev. Father Darren Eldridge, pastor of St. Leo Catholic Church, will officiate at the service.

A lifelong resident of Leonville and St. Landry Parish, Marie Minnie Devillier was born on August 6, 1932, the daughter of Joseph Tilden and Leonie Marks Devillier. She was a graduate of Port Barre High School and T. H. Harris Vocational Technical School. In her professional career, she served a lengthy and exemplary term of employment for the Louisiana Department of Public Safety retiring as the manager of the St. Landry Parish Division of Motor Vehicles. Minnie was a parishioner of St. Leo The Great Catholic Church and a member of the St. Leo The Great Catholic Church Altar Society, Woodmen of the World Lodge 501, the Leonville Helping Homemakers Club, and the St. Landry Council on Aging. Minnie was fond of watching sports on TV, especially the New Orleans Saints and the LSU Tigers, tending her flowers, quilting, and travel with her friends.

She is survived by her nephews Larry Devillier, Jim Devillier, Keyth Devillier, Phillip Devillier, and Gerald Wyble, and her nieces Emelie Wyble Soileau, Rose Mary Devillier Horne, Jackie Devillier Thompson, Pam Devillier Dawson, and Meryl Devillier Trahan, and also numerous great nephews and great nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Tilden Devillier and Leonie Marks Devillier, her brothers Louis Valerie and Raoul Devillier, sisters Alzier Wyble and Leonie Devillier, her nephews Carroll Wyble and Leon Aaron Wyble, and nieces Maxine Wyble Morgan, Cherry Devillier Cauthron and Patricia Devillier Hart.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the Parish Hall of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church from 11.00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. A Rosary will be recited following visitation in the Parish Hall beginning at 12:30 p.m.

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

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Visitation

Friday, October 14, 2022

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

St. Leo the Great Catholic Church (Leonville)

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Rosary

Friday, October 14, 2022

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

St. Leo the Great Catholic Church (Leonville)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, October 14, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

St. Leo the Great Catholic Church (Leonville)

LA

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Interment

Friday, October 14, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. Leo Catholic Church Mausoleum

126 Church Rd, Opelousas, LA 70570

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