Christine Rachel Cart

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church for Christine Rachel Cart, 94, who died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 at 4:15 p.m. at Oaklane Wellness Center in Eunice.

Fr. Mikel Polson, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Wednesday from 3 p.m. to service time Thursday. A rosary was recited Wednesday at 6 p.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Melba C. Darbonne and her husband Elton of Eunice, Melva C. Darbonne and her husband Delton of Eunice, Velda C. Leckelt and her husband Fred of Iota; one son, Lawrence Clyde Cart of Eunice; one sister, Marie R. LeJeune of Iota; twenty grandchildren, fifty-three great-grandchildren and thirty great great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Cart was preceded in death by her husband, Cleveland Cart; her parents, Wesley and Lucia Miller Rachel; three brothers, Alvin, Horace and Lois Rachel; two granddaughters, Dorothy Sensat and Heaven Reed; grandson, Peter Reed; great-grandchild, Baby Miller.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 509 Duson Ave, Iota.

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