Obituaries from the August 17 paper.
Mary Lou Hebert LeBleu, 91, of Ragley, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, in Rockwall, Texas.
Mrs. LeBleu was born in Lake Charles and lived in Ragley for 30 years until moving to Texas to be near her daughters.
She was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church and also belonged to the Cajun French Music Association.
Survivors include her six children, Dan LeBleu (Mary) of Sulphur, Roy LeBleu (Kim) of San Francisco, Calif., Carol Lonidier of Rockwall, Texas, Tim LeBleu (Kathy) of Sweetlake, Larry LeBleu of Brooklyn, Miss., and Mary Blevins (Tracey) of Rowlett, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Corine and Frank Hebert; husband, Joseph B. LeBleu; and three brothers.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Deacon Patrick LaPoint officiated. Burial followed in LeBleu Cemetery in Chloe.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to an orphanage of your choice.
Mary Katherine Trahan, 63, of Reeves died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 in a local hospital.
She was of the Pentecostal faith.
She is survived by her husband, Leroy Trahan of Reeves; four daughters, Melissa Trahan and husband Carl of Creole, Janella Mock and husband Terry of Cameron, Christy “Cocoa” Clark and husband Charles “Bucky” of Lake Charles and Sandra Trahan of Iowa; son, William “Lee Bo” Trahan and wife Janna of Johnson Bayou; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; mother, Ophelia Marshall of Johnson Bayou; sister, Faye Billiot of Johnson Bayou; two brothers, Bill Burch of DeQuincy and Gus Adaway of Mittie.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gus Adaway.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 15, at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Gandy officiating. Burial was in Head of Hollow Cemetery in Johnson Bayou.
Kaylee Kaye Lindsey, 14, of Singer, passed from this life on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 15, at Good Hope Baptist Church in Singer at 2 p.m. Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial followed in Newlin Cemetery in Singer. Rev. Paul Nugent officiated.
Survivors include her parents, Mark and Beverly Schultz of Singer; brothers, Derek Schultz of Singer and Mark Anthony Schultz and wife Elizabeth of DeQuincy; sisters, Julie Thorn and husband J. T. of DeQuincy, Megan Schultz, Cheyenne Schultz and Zalie Schultz, all of Singer; and grandmother, Verna Pickering of Singer.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ross Pickering, and George Sr. and Evelyn Schultz.
Services were under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder.