Mrs. John C. (Hilda Pete) LaBauve

Mrs. John C. (Hilda Pete) LaBauve

Jennings—Funeral services for Mrs. John C. (Hilda Pete) LaBauve, 71, will be held at 2 p.m., Thurs., April 30, 2009 in the Miguez Funeral Home with Rev. Austin Spell officiating.

Burial will be in Bertrand Cemetery.

Funeral home visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. Wed.; and 8 a.m., Thurs. until time of services.

Mrs. LaBauve died at 11 a.m., Mon., April 27 in the Jennings American Legion Hospital.

Mrs. LaBauve was a lifelong resident of Jennings and was a homemaker.  She was involved in Friends Supporting Friends and Cajun Helpers.  She was loved by everyone who knew her and will be greatly missed by all.  She loved to cook and was an avid Bingo player.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and her dogs Taffy and Ginger.

Survivors include her husband, Mr. John C. “Bozo” LaBauve of Jennings; three daughters, Gloria Brunette and husband Jerald of Jennings, Jolane Dupont and husband Brian of Jennings, Serena LaBauve of Jennings; special daughter, Phyllis Deshotel of Jennings; three sons, Randy Gary of Iota, Damie LaBauve of Jennings, John LaBauve, Jr. of Lafayette; two sisters, Lillian Lopez of Jennings, Helen Breaux of Lake Charles; one brother, Oris Pete of Jennings, daughter-in-law, Linda Gary; fourteen grandchildren, Sadie Gary, Katina (Chris) Stanley, Heather Gary, Branden (Tanya) Dennis, Jamie Dennis, Blake Hebert, Ian LaBauve, Shalyn LaBauve, Tami Courville, Dezra LaBauve, Kyleigh LaBauve, Peyton LaBauve, Branson LaBauve, Chelsea Deshotel and seven great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, Mayo and Augustine Reed Pitre; sons, Roger and Malcolm Gary and infant triplets; one daughter, Gaylynn LaBauve; two brothers, Clifford and Edmond Pitre; five sisters, Clomas DeBarge, Girtie Broussard, Villian Crochet, Ezora LaBauve, Amelia Pitre; sisters-in-law, Sandra Pete, Versie Mae Pitre, Serice Howard; brothers-in-law, John DeBarge, Dave Broussard, Edmond Crochet, Willie LaBauve, Sr., and Emerson Lopez.

Pallbearers are Daniel LeDoux, Terry Crochet, Mark Courville, SSGT. Jamie Dennis, Phyllis Fontenot and Jeremy Bellard.  Honorary pallbearers are Damie LaBauve, Dezra LaBauve, Kyleigh LaBauve, Brian Dupont, Branden Dennis, Milton LaBauve and Jerald Brunette.

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