Lovenia Marie Abshire Daigle


Funeral services were held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Monday, May 20, 2013, at 10:00 a.m .for Lovenia Marie Abshire Daigle, 79, who died in American Legion Hospital in Crowley. 

Pastor Gene Lee with First Baptist Church in Rayne, was the celebrant for the funeral services.

 Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery #2 in Rayne.

 Surviving are one daughter, Debbie Daigle of Rayne; three sons, Calvin Abshire and wife, Donna, of Abbeville, Jr. Prejean and wife, Robin, of Rayne, Ronnie Daigle and wife, Melody, of Rayne; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; one sister, Lena Guillory and husband, James, of Sulphur; four brothers, Gordy Abshire and wife, Delta, of Crowley, Water Abshire and wife, Lauria, of Abbeville, Wallace Abshire of Sulphur, and Chester Abshire of Port Barre.

 She was preceded in death by second husband, Curley Daigle; father, Xavier Abshire; mother, Edita Richard Abshire; one son, Rayland Prejean; first husband, Odeas Prejean; companion, Mentor Doucet; two sisters, Lauria Mae Abshire, and Mary Louise Abshire; one brother, Ernest Abshire; and one son-in-law, Ronnie Darby.

 A rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne.

 Friends were received Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Monday, May 20, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne. 

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 Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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