Lawrence Deculit, Sr.

Rayne - Funeral services will be held at Cunningham C.M.E. Church on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. for Lawrence Deculit, Sr., 84, who died Sunday, May 31, 2009

in American Legion Hospital in Crowley.

Interment will be in the Rayne Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Rachel M. Deculit of Rayne, two daughters, Cassandra Woods and husband Harold of Lafayette, and Darlene Deculit of Orange County, CA, five sons, Lionel Deculit of Rayne, Stanley Deculit of Orange County, CA, Timmy Deculit and wife Alice of Orange County, CA, Carlos Deculit of Mire, Donald Deculit of Rayne; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Agnes Senegal of Lafayette and Theresa Babineaux of Galveston, Texas.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Lawrence Deculit, II and Anthony Deculit; his parents, Laudis Deculit and Mable Crandle Harmon; and one sister, Mary Senegal.

He was born Tuesday, May 5, 1925 in Rayne, LA, Son of the late Laudis Deculit and the late Mable Crandle.

Friends will be received Saturday, June 6, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. until service at Cunningham C.M.E. Church in Rayne.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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