Viola Trahan (1926 - 2014)

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Viola R. Trahan

CARENCRO - Funeral services will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Viola Trahan, age 87, the former Viola Reed, who passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. at her residence in Carencro.

Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Carencro. Brother Carl Benton pastor of Living Glory Church in Lafayette will officiate at the services.

Mrs. Trahan was a native of St. Martinville and a resident of Carencro for most of her life.

Survivors include two sons, Herman "Brud" Trahan and his wife, Bernadine, of Rayne and Micheal Trahan and his fiancée, Nadine Gardemal, of Lafayette; two daughters, Brenda A. Trahan of Rayne and Annette T. Belaire of Carencro; four grandchildren, Racheal Trahan, Tracy Pellerin and her husband, Randy, Kimberly Leger and Joshua Breaux and his wife, Shawn; four great grandchildren, Minnie Connor, Kiera Connor, Catherine Butard and her husband, Jacob, and Anthony Pellerin; two great great grandchildren, Emma Grace Pellerin and Bryson Butard; and one sister, Bernida Cormier of Parks.

She was preceded in death by her husband of forty four years, Whitney Joseph "Brookee" Trahan; two daughters, Katherine T. Richard and Goldie T. Breaux; one granddaughter, Dawn Elizabeth Breaux; her parents, Joseph Reed and the former Arthimise Hayes; three brothers, Bennett Reed, Eugene Alleman and Ovide Alleman; and two sisters, Annie LaPointe and Theresa Langlinais.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Friday.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any member of the family to offset funeral and medical expenses.

Pallbearers will be Mike Trahan, Randy Pellerin, Anthony Pellerin, Steven LaPointe, Bryan Alleman and Joshua Breaux.

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Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the The Advertiser on Mar. 27, 2014
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