Cover photo for Patricia Helton's Obituary
Patricia Helton Profile Photo
1937 Patricia 2021

Patricia Helton

July 24, 1937 — September 4, 2021

Opelousas - A Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia Hebert Helton will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Opelousas. Rev. Fr. Gregory Simien will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Patricia Hebert Helton, age 84, of Opelousas, LA.  She passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021. Pat was a long time employee of D'avy & Veltin Architectural Firm. She also was an avid reader and an exceptional seamstress. She loved to sew for her children and grandchildren until her eyesight failed her. Pat was very involved with civic organizations. She was a member of the Jaycee Jaynes, the Woman's Club and Pilot Club of Opelousas. Later in life, she became involved with flowers and received her florist license.

She is survived by her children, Dianne (Homer) Bourque, Lynn (Larry) Cassidy, Frank Donald "Buddy" (Pam) Helton, Dana (John) Naquin and Dirk (Malana) Helton; grandchildren, Daine (Rita) Bourque, Denise (David) LeBlanc, Desiree (Daniel) Ardoin, Derek Bourque, Denton (Alyssa) Bourque, Dillan Helton, Bailey Helton Torre, Drake Helton, Justin Helton and Chance Helton; great-grandchildren, Demi Bourque, Drue (DJ) Bellard, Danielle LeBlanc, Dawson LeBlanc, Maci Bergeron, Dallas (Lacey) Ardoin, Leigh Ardoin, Reed Ardoin, Evie Barber, John Barber, Summer Torre, Gus Torre, Macaulay Torre, Ryley Bourque, Kynlee Bourque, Analyce Helton, Hunter (Ashleigh) Goodwin, Skylar (Chase) Lewis, Stormy Goodwin and Cameron Branch; and great-great grandchildren, Archer Hebert, Dakota Bellard, John-Reed Ardoin, Hudson Goodwin and Haleigh Goodwin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Helton; her parents, Joseph Hall Hebert and Anna Lee Speyrer Hebert; and her sisters, Marie Amy and Rita Potter.

Pallbearers will be Daine Bourque, Derek Bourque, Denton Bourque, Drake Helton, Justin Helton, Chance Helton and Dillan Helton.

Readers will be Denise LeBlanc and Desiree Ardoin.

Gift Bearers will be Maci Bergeron, Danielle LeBlanc, Demi Bourque, Drue Bellard, Summer Torre, Evie Barber, Macaulay Torre and Analyce Helton.

Visitiation will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas.  A Rosary will be prayed at 1:00 p.m.  by Deacon Tom Lindsey.

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

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

8:30am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rosary

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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

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

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church

207 Camille St, Opelousas, LA 70570

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rite of Committal

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery

4833 LA-182, Opelousas, LA 70570

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 53

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree