Coda Soileau, age 95, passed away January 4, 2013 in Silsbee. She was born September 27, 1917, in DeQuincy, La to James and Emma Perkins. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joseph H. Soileau, four brothers and four sisters. She is survived by one son, Noel Lee Soileau and wife Nita of Lumberton, one daughter, Rhinda Hooper and husband John of Canyon Lake, four grandchildren, Cindy Dorsey and husband Mark of Abu Dhabi, Sandy Black and husband Damon of Dallas, Lori Sell and husband Steve of Lumberton, Lee Soileau Jr. and wife Kim of Lumberton, four great-grandchildren, Trenton Sell, Breann Soileau, Haidyn Soileau, and Abby Dorsey. A gathering of family and friends will begin on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont. Condolences can be made to www.forestlawnmpfh.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 7, 2013