Emma LeBoeuf Dupre Bourgeois, a native of Pointe-aux-Chenes and resident of Houma, passed from this world at 10:08 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
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Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Montegut Fire Station and from 9 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Pointe-aux-Chenes. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
She is survived by her eight children, Delinda LeBoeuf and husband, Ray, Madelyn Dupre, Joni Bourg and husband, Gaylen, Nadine Spence and companion, Johnny Pardue, Stuart Dupre and wife, Toni, Danette Alario and husband, Carlos, Druis Dupre Jr. and wife, Angela, and Elliott Dupre and wife, Rhonda; 18 grandchildren, Bryan, Corey, Shawn, Russ, Travis, Talina, Tracie, Lisa, Danielle, Kimberly, Johnathan, Chance, Keith, Christopher, Kevin, Heather, Ashley and Tiffany; 23 great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Betty Naquin and husband, Godfrey, Shirlene Riley, Joanna Duplantis and husband, Junius, and Billy Authement Sr. and wife, Lydia.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Druis P. Dupre Sr.; second husband, Leon "L.J." Bourgeois Jr.; parents, Joseph A. LeBoeuf and Mary Mae Soudelier LeBoeuf; stepfather, Winfield Farrell; two sons-in-law, Tyrone Spence and Robert Boyd; and one great-grandchild, Payton Quick.
Emma was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and she was an aunt to many nieces and nephews. She loved family gatherings, camping, and going to the casino with her children. Emma will be missed by all her family and numerous friends. Loved but never forgotten.
Samart Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013