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Dorothy Eleanor Bergeron Jennings

RAYNE - Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 10:30 am at Centenary United Methodist Church in Rayne for Dorothy Eleanor Bergeron Jennings, 84, who died Wednesday December 28, 2016 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette LA.

Interment will be in the Rayne Cemetery Inc. in Rayne, LA.

Survivors include three sons, Charles W. Jennings and wife Nikki of Katy, TX, Dale R. Jennings and wife Shari of Batchelor, Gary J. Jennings and wife Bernadette of Rayne, six grandchildren, Joshua Jennings and wife Katie, Lauren Jennings Theunissen and husband Joseph, Khristopher "Kace" Jennings, Logan Jennings, Tyler Jennings, McKenzie Jennings Boutte and husband Taven, four great-Grandchildren, Analei Jennings, Aylei Theunissen, Lukas Theunissen, David Jennings, sister, Clairbel Bergeron Miley.

She was preceded in death by husband, Robert Carl Jennings, grandson, David Scott Jennings, father, Harry William Bergeron, mother, Albertine Martin Bergeron, eleven siblings, Beaulah Bergeron Henry, Sadie Bergeron, Eddrest Bergeron Ferdinand, Calvin Bergeron, Eulen Bergeron, George Bergeron, Richard Bergeron, Harry James Bergeron, Henry Paul Bergeron, Berkley Bergeron, Shirley Bergeron.

Mrs. Dot was born and raised in Houma, LA. She was a graduate of Terrebonne High School and later married and moved to Rayne, LA. She worked for Acadia Parish as a Special Education Aide for over 20 years. She was a member of the Rayne Centenary United Methodist Church where she was involved in church activities such as the United Methodist Women, held many church board positions and sang in the church choir. She was known for singing at weddings and other events. She was a loving mother and grandmother who adored her family and friends who will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Love you Maw Maw.

Pallbearers will be EJ Bergeron, Joshua Jennings, Tyler Jennings, Joseph Theunissen, Khristopher "Kace" Jennings, Logan Jennings.

The family requests that visitation be observed in Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne LA on Friday December 30, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm and on Saturday December 31, 2016 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

Memorial contribution can be made in Dorothy Eleanor Bergeron Jennings's name to LARC, 303 New Hope Rd., Lafayette, LA 70506.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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Published in the The Advertiser on Dec. 30, 2016
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