Phoebe Marie Spell Cormier

Funeral services for Phoebe Marie Spell Cormier, 80, of Crowley will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 1 p.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Crowley. Deacon Rodless Leleux will officiate. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Crowley.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. in Duhon Funeral Home in Crowley, with a rosary being recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Mrs. Cormier passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at 8 a.m. in a local care facility.

A native of Lowry, Mrs. Cormier was a longtime resident of Crowley. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, and she also attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. 

Mrs. Cormier worked for many years in the cafeteria at American Legion Hospital. She was a great cook, and was well-known for her delicious biscuits. She enjoyed flower gardening, and her greatest joy in life was being with and caring for her family.

Survivors include her daughters, Linda Hanks and husband, Steve, of Sunset, Shirley Daigle and husband, Dennis, of Lacassine and Marjorie Trahan of Lake Charles; sister, Roberta Turgeon of Fairfield, California; brothers, Wayne Right Spell of Lafayette and Douglas McArthur Spell and wife, Earline, of Crowley; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Preceding Mrs. Cormier in death were her husband of 56 years, Colise Cormier; parents, Ira Earl Spell and Rose Marie Granger Spell; son, Phillip Cormier; and brothers, Renee Spell and Oran Spell.

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Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Crowley has been entrusted with arrangements.

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