Opelousas - Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017 for Mary Lou Meyers Deville in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas. Reverend Father Austin Leger will officiate the service. Rite of Committal and interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park.
Mary Lou Meyers Deville, age 80 and a resident of Opelousas, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Deville enjoyed spending her time in her garden and crocheting blankets and sewing for her family. Her family meant everything to her and loved cooking her Sunday dinners and spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Deville will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Donald Ray Deville of Opelousas; daughters, Catherine LeBlanc and her husband, Mark of Opelousas, Mona Vandervoort of Denver, CO and Patricia Richard and her husband, John of Clarksville, TN; brother, Antoine Meyers, Jr. of Arnaudville; sisters, Eugenie "Jean" M. Noel of Opelousas and Emeline "Sis" M. Artigue of Ardnaudville; grandchildren, John Deville, Jeremy Deville and his wife, Rachel, Joshua Richard, Daniel Richard, Tiffany Deville, Lacey Richard, Matthew Vandervoort, Casey Vandervoort, Katlyn LeBlanc, Nicholas Vandervoort and Trevor Vandervoort; and great-grandchildren, Kameron Deville, Chloe Deville, Gabriel Richard, Brooklyn Richard, Aubree Vandervoort, Autumn Richard, Cayden Vandervoort and Paxtyn Jonseof.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Junior Deville; son, Larry Deville; son-in-law, Alan Vandervoort; brothers, Howard Meyers and Kermit Meyers; and sisters, Bernice Darbonne and Gertie Meyers Artigue.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas. It will continue on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening by Deacon Sammy Diesi.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Deville, Matthew Vandervoort, Joshua Richard, Daniel Richard, John Deville and John Richard.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Tiffany Deville.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
With Deepest Sympathy.
Lena Tyler (former coworker)Opelousas, LA
Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With The Family In This Time Of Need.
Isabella Greene (former coworker)Opelousas, LA
Mona, Sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. God Bless you. Miss you at work.
Vickie HillThornton, CO
So very sorry for the loss of your mom may God be with you all in the following Days Love you 😍
Rebecca DuewerthPlainfield, IL
Sending my sympathy, love and prayers to the family during this difficult time.
Mary Harmon JordanLaGrange, GA
I am so sorry for yalls lose. Mama Lou will be greatly missed.... My family is praying for you all. Please stay strong love you all...
Kevin GilbertClarksville, TN
My love and prayers are with you and your family may she rest in Peace Love you!
Nancy ArguinzoniClarksville, TN
Pat and family. My prayers are with all of you during this time. I pray that you can understand why I cannot make it at this time. Love to all
Betty DysonHighlands, TX
Pat you and your family are in my prayers, you have my deepest condolences may God give you the strength to get through this.🙏🏾
Cynthia CurtisClarksville, TN
Mama Lou, you will be greatly missed. But you will never be far from my thoughts. I love you. RIP
Tanja Stephens-GilbertClarksville, TN