Ethel Rae Orgeron, 78, of Lafayette, Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, of natural causes. The memorial service will be held at 3:30 pm on Friday, July 18, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Lafayette. Visitation will be held at 2:30 pm until time of service. Rae was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, on January 31, 1936. She graduated from Lafayette High School in 1954 and continued on to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Rae is survived by one brother, Orey C. Orgeron Jr, five children; Kenneth Brian Carmichael, Kathy Carmichael Moon, Kolleen Snyder, Konnie Carmichael Adams, Karen Carmichael, nineteen grandchildren, thirty-three great-grandchildren, and other family and friends. Rae is preceded in death by father, Orey Conrad Orgeron Sr, mother, Marjorie Alpha Orgeron and brother, Kenneth Bryan Orgeron. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Acadiana, Inc., 2600 Johnston St., Ste 200, Lafayette, LA 70503-3240. The family of Ethel Rae Orgeron wishes to thank Hospice of Acadiana and First Baptist Church of Lafayette for their guidance and support.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 16 to July 20, 2014