Leona (Toups) Monnier


Leona Toups Monnier, 88, a native and resident of Raceland, passed away Wednesday Jan. 2, 2013.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Monday at St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, O.E. "Butch" Monnier Jr. and wife, Sandy, Francis Monnier and Carl Monnier; daughters, Luella M. Owens and husband, Jack, and Anne Monnier; grandchildren, Monique M. Jones and husband, David, Brett Monnier and Thea, Darrel Owens Sr., Nick Owens and wife, Linda, Greg Owens and wife Wendy, Jason Owens and wife Regina, Ingram Monnier and Carla Monnier; step-grandchild, Robbie LeBlanc; nine great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Octave Monnier Sr.; parents, Paul and Scholastie Martin Toups; and brothers, Paul Toups, Elton Toups and Huey Toups.
She was a member of the St. Mary's Nativity Church Choir for 51 years and the Ladies Alter Society.
She enjoyed flower gardening, cooking, music, hunting, fishing and spending quality time with her family.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2013