Deaths April 9


EUNICE- A Memorial Service for D.R. “Bob” Vuillemont Jr., 75, will be on Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 3:00 PM in the Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Eunice with Pastor Orville Rogers Officiating. A Masonic Service will follow the Memorial Service.

Bob was a resident of the Eunice/Prudhomme Community, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at his residence. All his life he worked in oilfield exploration and retired as a petroleum consultant. Bob was a 32° member of the Rayne Masonic Lodge #313 for almost 50 years. He was an F & AM and formerly served as Jr. Warden. He was also a member of the Lake Charles Consistory and a member of the Jerusalem Shrine Temple in New Orleans.

  A Loving Husband, Father, Brother, and Grandfather, Bob is survived by his wife, Clarice L. Vuillemont of the Prudhomme Community; two sons, Keith Vuillemont and wife, Christine of France, Kerry Vuillemont of Lafayette; one brother, Lawrence Vuillemont and wife, Norma of Houma; two sisters, Elaine Wiggins and husband, Phillip of Morgan City , Elizabeth Jefferson of Atlanta, GA; two grandsons, Tyson Perry and Seth Vuillemont; two granddaughters, Maggie Vuillemont and Jenna Vuillemont; and one great granddaughter, Tavia Vuillemont.

 His parents, D.R. and Agnolia Palmature Vuillemont, Sr.; one daughter, Dana Vuillemont; and one grandson, Brennan Perry, preceded him in death.

Family and Friends may view the obituary and sign the guest book online at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel Bull Schexnayder

Rayne – Funeral services will be held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Friday, April 11, 2008 at 10:00 AM for Ethel Bull Schexnayder, 89 who died Tuesday, April 8, 2008 in Rayne Guest Home.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are sister, Margaret Bull Fore of Oceansprings, MS, sister, Julia Bull Schomaker of Metairie; brother, Julian Bull of Garland, TX; Many Nieces and Newphews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Schexnayder and parents, Robert Harry Bull and Jeanne Besse Bull; three brothers, Robert Harry Bull, Jr., Edward R. Bull, Charles L. Bull; one sister, Milldred Bull Sliverstri..

She was born Friday, May 31, 1918 in Rayne LA, Daughter of the late Robert Harry Bull, Sr. and the late Jeanne Besse Bull.

She was a member of Joseph Altar Society for many years..

Mrs. Ethel enjoyed traveling with her husband and cooking for her family, but gardening was her pride and joy.

Friends will be received 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday, April 10 and 8:00 AM until service Friday, April 11, 2008 at the at the Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.


EUNICE-Graveside services wre Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at 10:00 AM at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice for Vivian C. Town, 94, who passed away on Tuesday, April 08, 2008 at Lane Memorial Hospital in Zachary. Brother Alvin Ogea officiating.

Mrs. Town was a retired LPN and also a past resident of Eunice who was married to William F. Town, Jr. the former Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Eunice for 29 years.

A Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother, Vivian is survived by her son, William F. Town III of Baker; two grandsons, Adam and Troy Town; five great-grandchildren, Forrest, Julie, River, Stone, and Will Town.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Town, Jr.; her parents, Obiadiah and Mary Ashcroft Carter.

Family and Friends may view the obituary and sign the guest book online at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice was in charge of arrangements

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