Jules C.

Laurent, Jr.

DIVERNON, IL - Jules C. Laurent, Jr., 72, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at his home.

He was born July 28, 1941, in Auburn, the son of Jules C. and Mary Lucian Laurent, Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-son, Steven Smith.

He married Sandra Barnes in 1994.

Jules served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He retired from Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co. where he worked from 1966 till 1996. After retirement he worked part time for Heritage Chevrolet and Burtle Motors. He was an avid fan of local high school and college sports. Jules had a passion for Corvettes and Honda motorcycles.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra; one stepson, Stewart Smith of Tenn.; two sisters, Mary Welborn of Texas, and Sue Huffman of Chatham; and one brother, Gene Laurent of Auburn.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Bill Woodruff officiating. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the .

Condolences may be left online at www. bramleyfh.com.

Funeral Home

Bramley Funeral Home
550 E. Jackson Street Auburn, IL 62615
(217) 438-3288