Mazie Rachal

Mazie Beebe Rachal

Mazie B. Rachal, 80 of Vivian, LA passed away Sunday, November 25, 2012 at her home. A rosary will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Gorsulowsky Funeral Home in Vivian, LA at 6:30 pm officiated by Father James McLelland. A Mass will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at St. Clements Catholic Church officiated by Father James McLelland. Interment will follow in Marco, LA.

Mazie was born March 9, 1932 in Chopin, LA and lived in the Vivian area since 1968 after her husband retired from the military. She was a faithful servant and supporter and member of St. Clement Catholic Church in Vivian, LA where she was a long time member of the Altar Society.

Mazie was preceded in death by her husband Leslie "Tommy" Rachal. She is survived by her 4 children and their families. Her son Joseph (J.R.) Rachal and his children Wesley Rachal, Christy Rodgers and her husband Mitchell and a number of great grandchildren. Her son Brian Rachal and wife Tamera and their children, Seth, Jeremy, Shane and Brittany and great great grandson Remington. Her daughter Karen Rachal Foster and partner Clifford Sibert and her children Jason Foster and his partner Louee Box, Les Foster and his partner Terra Walker, Josh Sibert, Brittany Haskins and her husband James and Emilee Sibert and her great grandchildren, Hunter, Logan, Robye, J.R. and McKayla. Her daughter Cynthia Holcomb and husband Ellis and their children, Eric Holcomb and Melisa Castle and her husband Pierce, her great grandchildren, Mason, Michael, Olivia, Collin, Connor, Shelby and great great granddaughter Ryleigh. She is also survived by her niece/sister Norma Espinor, her very special friends Wayne and Linda Banks, and her buddy Butch.

The family would like to give special thanks to Miss Lucy Grove and Willis Knighton Hospice and Dr. Joyce Feagan.


Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 27, 2012