A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Elia Courville Doucet, age 84, at 10:30 am Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Fr. Jon Koehler officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Rosary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014, at Ourso Funeral Home in Gonzales. Visitation will resume at Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. A native Vinton, Louisiana, and resident of Gonzales, Mrs. Doucet passed away at 7:29 pm on Friday June 6, 2014, at Gonzales Healthcare Center. She is survived by her daughter, Carlene Doucet Guidry; sons, Roland Doucet and Shirley, Michael Doucet and Deborah; sister, Elvina Courville; grandchildren, Bryan Doucet, Michelle Doucet Causey, Renee Doucet Carpenter, Michael Doucet Jr., Brock Doucet, Ardus Veillon, Gene Roy Veillon, Amanda Veillon and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Haywood A. Doucet Sr.; parents, Leazy and Eucharist Courville; sons, Haywood Doucet Jr., and Jeffery Doucet; daughters, Nelda Doucet and Cathleen Doucet; grandson, Roland "Scooter" Doucet Jr.; brothers, Colon Corville and Wilson Courville and sisters, Rena Courville Delatte and Aldelene Courville Broussard. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. To view on-line obituary, video tribute and sign the guest register, please visit www.oursofuneralhome.com. Ourso Funeral Homes of Gonzales is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 7 to June 10, 2014