Lou Anna Myers Lege
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Estherwood for Lou Anna Myers Lege, 92, who passed away Aug. 8, 2019, at Encore Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Fr. Randall Moreau, pastor of St. Margaret Catholic Church, officiated for the services.
The family requested visiting hours be held Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home in Crowley. A rosary was recited at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Interment was in Estherwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Lege was the secretary for Village of Estherwood and served on the Executive Board of Southwest Acadia Consolidated Housing Authority for many years.
She was a lifelong member of St. Margaret Catholic Church in Estherwood, lifetime member of the Ladies Alter Society, member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Lege dedicated many years to honoring the veterans of Estherwood Memorial Cemetery by putting out flags on all veterans’ graves. She organized fundraisers and with community donations, was able to erect a monument, etched with the names of all veterans in the cemetery.
She was beloved by her family and friends for her sense of humor, her fun-loving manner, and her joy for life. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
She is survived by two sons, Calvin Joseph Lee Lege and wife Becky, and Larry Michael Lege and wife Cindy, both of Lafayette; three grandchildren, Lori Lege Lormand and husband Percy of Kaplan, Christopher Michael Lege and wife Bliss of Houston, and Ann Michelle Olivier and husband Kent of Sunset; and six great-grandchildren, Madison Fulton, Dominic Fulton, Arabella Statigos, Liam Olivier, Luke Olivier and Annalise Olivier.
Mrs. Lege is preceded in death by her husband, Love J. Lege; her parents, Joseph and Leona “Taunt Deuce” Myers; and one brother, Joseph Myers.
Pallbearers were Christopher Lege, Ronald Lege, Dominic Fulton, Robbie Simon, Marc Hebert and Kent Olivier.
Readers will be E. Paul Broussard and Joan Richard. Serving as giftbearers will be Ann Lege Olivier, Lori Lege Lormand and Madison Fulton.
The family would like to thank Encore Health and Rehab Center and Grace Hospice for the wonderful, loving care they provided.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to the St. Margarets Ladies Altar Society of Estherwood, P.O. Box 340, Mermentau, LA 70556
Condolences may be sent to the family by www.geesey-ferguson.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.