Shirley (Trahan) Bourg

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Shirley Mae Trahan Bourg, 79, a native of Grand Caillou and resident of Houma, died at 5:05 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial in Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery.
She is survived by her son, Timothy Louis Bourg and wife, Cindy Robichaux Bourg; daughters, Bethany Anne Bourg Granger and husband, Jerry, Monica Rose Bourg Patten, and Leslie Faye Bourg LeCompte and husband, Michael; sisters, Lolita Ellis, Elaine Babin, Catherine "Kitty" Babin and Elda Trahan; grandchildren, Jessica, Jared, Karley, Brandon, Justin, Amy, Douglas, Wesley, Melinda, Rachel, and Michelle; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Lloyd Joseph Bourg; father, Rufus Trahan Sr. and wife, Velma; mother, Pearl Babin Lambert and husband, Jay C.; and brother, Rufus "Pappy" Trahan Jr.
Shirley was a member of Living Word Church. She was a volunteer and lifetime member of the Regional Military Museum, LSTA member, an honorary Louisiana State Trooper, Veterans League member, Louisiana Trooper's Retirement Board member, Woodmen of the World member and American League Auxiliary member. She enjoyed cooking, especially Sunday dinners, dancing, movies, museums and loved gathering her family together. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name to: Troop C "Make-a-Wish" Foundation, 4047 W. Park Ave., Gray, LA 70359.
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Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2014
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