Vincent “Shoop” Citizen


Funeral services will be held Saturday August 27, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Church Point for Vincent “Shoop” Citizen, 72, who died Thursday August 25, 2011 at the Lafayette General Hospital.

Survivors include his wife Melanie Rogers Citizen of Church Point; three daughters and their husbands Lenelle and Martin Gradney, Marie Kelly, and Carlis and Hubert Garrick all of Church Point; four sons Joseph Kenneth Citizen Sr. (Mary) of Cecilia, Kermit Citizen (Rachel), Douglas and Lena Marie Citizen, Victor Citizen Sr. (Tracy) all of Church Point; three sisters Viner Green of Houston Texas, Earline Simien of Church Point, and Eva Handy of Church Point; two  brothers Venton Citizen of Lake Charles, and Leroy Citizen of Church Point; sixteen grandchildren, and a host of great grandchildren.

Shoop was preceded in death by his parents Edgar and Anna Guidry Citizen; and two sisters Merline Nero, and Loretta Meche.

Visitation will  be held Saturday August 27, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until time of services at Duhon Funeral Home of Church Point.

Burial will be held in the Our Mother of Mercy Cemetery #2 under the direction of Duhon Funeral Home of Church Point.

Condolences may be sent to the Citizen Family at

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