Rachel Lynn Durall, age 26, of Westwego, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at Marrero, Louisiana. She was born on April 28, 1987 in Houma, Louisiana to her parents, Garry (Arlene) Durall and Sharon Kimmel. Rachel was the second of three children. She attended Higgins High and loved her work in the CNA field. Rachel was loved by all her nursing home patients. She adored her dogs; "G" and Romeo. Rachel had an absolute passion for rescuing dogs. Rachel will be remembered by her loving parents, grandparents; Albert L. Kimmel, Eileen Werne, and Albert Durall, brothers; Saidwick (fiancé April), Gene (Jennifer), Wesley (Stacy), Chad , Brad, sisters; Heather (Arturo), and Sarah. She is also survived by her precious god-child and nephew Armani Arturo Marquez, uncle Ronie Durall, sister-in-law Drucella, aunt Michelle Maness, cousin Stephanie, Barbara Williams and her family and several great aunts and uncles. Rachel was preceded in death by fiancé Darnell Williams. Rachel's kind and loving spirit will be dearly missed by family and friends. Rachel gave the gift of life through organ donation with LOPA which has already inspired several others to become organ donors. Visitation for Rachel will be at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church 1802 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 9am to 10am with Mass at 10am. Burial will follow at Metairie Cemetery. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Apr. 21 to Apr. 23, 2014