Thelma Landreneau McDaniel


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota, for Thelma Landreneau McDaniel, 91, who died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. at Southwind Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Crowley.

Fr. Jude Thierry, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Monday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. A rosary will be recited Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ville Platte.

Mrs. McDaniel is survived by two daughters, Nettie McDaniel of Lafayette and Charlotte McDaniel of Iota; two sons, Samuel McDaniel and his wife Cindy of Iota and Logan McDaniel of Lafayette; one daughter-in-law, Barbara S. McDaniel of Iota; 10 grandchildren, Karla Brossard her husband Robert, Michelle Cormier and her husband Chuck, Jimmy McDaniel and his wife Julie, Rachelle Picard and her husband Chris, Craig McDaniel and his wife Heathyr, Jon McDaniel and his wife Hollie, Nancy Leonards and her husband Bryan, Tate McDaniel and  his wife Danielle, Carley O’ Neal and her husband Adam, Paige Maher and her husband Grant; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Lee McDaniel Sr.; two sons, David L. McDaniel Jr., infant, Don Ray McDaniel; one daughter-in-law, Robbie McDaniel; her parents, Elie and Antoinette McDaniel Landreneau; one sister, Pauline Fontenot; one brother, J. L. Landreneau; and two great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Southwind and the many friends she made while a resident, her caregiver-Cindy Meyers, and Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care. 

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 509 Duson Avenue, Iota, LA 70543, 337-779-2669.

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