Maude Avant Duhon

Rayne - Funeral services will be held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. for Maude Avant Duhon, 90 who died Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, LA.

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

Surviving is her husband of 70 years, Thurston Lewis Duhon of Rayne, three sons, Kenneth Wayne Duhon and wife Becky of Port Acres, TX, Terry Jude Duhon and wife Enola of Mire, Mark Anthony Duhon and wife Diana of Rayne, Eleven grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, sister, Clara Cormier of Lafayette, sister, Mary Bradley Conner of Lake Charles.

She was preceded in death by parents, Grady Henry Avant, Sr. and Colthilde David Avant, one sister, Bertha Abshire, one brother, Grady Avant, Jr..

She was born Wednesday, December 20, 1920 in Lafayette, LA, daughter of the late Grady Henry Avant, Sr. and the late Clothilde David Avant.

She was a member of VFW Auxillary Lifetime Member.

A rosary will be recited Friday, May 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m..

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Friday, May 13, 2011 from 12:00 noon until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until service.

Pallbearers will be her five grandsons, Cody Duhon, Joey Duhon, Kasey Duhon, K.W. Duhon and Truett Duhon, her godchild, Carlton Abshire.

In lieu of flowers the Duhon family asked to make a donation to a charity of your choice.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

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

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