Mervin Meaux

Mervin Meaux

LAFAYETTE - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Mervin Meaux, 73, who passed away February 17, 2013 at American Legion Hospital in Crowley. Father Brian Taylor, pastor of St. Genevieve Catholic Church will officiate the mass and conduct the funeral service. Interment will directly follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include one daughter, Sylvia Miller of Rayne; two sons, Melvin Meaux and his wife Barbara of Rayne, and Malcolm Meaux and his wife Pam of Rayne; one step-daughter, Debbie Landry of Lafayette; three step-sons, Jerry Macip of Lafayette, David Macip of Lafayette, and Harry Kragle of Pensacola, FL; and one sister, Marie Meaux Venable of Rayne.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Clay Meaux; his parents, the former Alma Martin and Elie Meaux; his brother Ervin Meaux and his sister Mona Meaux.

Mervin was a native of Acadia Parish and resident of Rayne for most of his life. He worked for Doug Ashy for14 years prior to his retirement.

Pallbearers will be Mark Robinson, Joshua Meaux, Ryan Meaux, Jeremiah Cormier, Anthony Granger, and Malcolm Meaux. Malcolm Meaux, III will serve as an Honorary Pallbearer.

The family requests that visitation be held today from 1:00-8:00 p.m. in the Live Oak Room at Walters Funeral Home, and resume Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. until time of service. A rosary will be prayed tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Walters Funeral Home, 2424 N. University Ave., Lafayette, LA 70507; 337.706.8941 is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Walters Funeral Home
2424 North University Avenue Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 706-8941

Published in the The Advertiser on Feb. 18, 2013