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Jean Venetis Coley

LAFAYETTE - Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, March 7, 2014 in the Delhomme Funeral Home Chapel of the Flowers for Jean Venetis Coley, 85, who passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 9:00 pm at residence.

Reverend John Wamsley, Pastor of Grace Presbyterian will conduct the funeral services.

Burial will take place in Fountain Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Jean, a resident of Lafayette, LA was the daughter of the late Jesse Touchstone and the former Mary Gandy.

Jean was devout Christian, and a member of the Salvation Army, the Lafayette Chapter Eastern Star #46 and Grace Presbyterian Church. Jean was a volunteer for the Salvation Army, Hospice of Acadiana, and the . She loved to fish, spend time with her family grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking for her family, friends and members of her church.

She is survived by her sons, Billy Pete Venetis, Sr. and wife Mona, and Stephen Alan Venetis and wife Patricia; her grandsons, Christopher S. Venetis and wife Tara, and Billy P. Venetis, Jr and his wife Carrie her granddaughters, Jennifer V. Couvillion and husband Kevin, Elizabeth V. Provine and husband Mike, and Jessica Lynn Venetis; and her ten great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband George P. Venetis, her son, George D. Venetis, her second husband, Virgil R Coley.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Delhomme Funeral Home on Bertrand Drive on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 10:30 am until time of service.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Venetis, Billy Pete Venetis, Jr., Michael Provine, Kevin Couvillion, Paul Davis and Charles McGowen.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Acadiana, especially her nurse Patti, Dr. James Cole and her care givers Debbie, Lisa, Carolyn and Rose for the loving compassionate care and joy they gave Ms. Jean.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made the , 1604 Louisiana 182, Lafayette, LA 70508 St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Coley family at

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Published in the The Advertiser on Mar. 7, 2014
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