Sarah Little Percle

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Sarah Little Percle

Sarah Little Percle was born on May 22, 1939, in West Monroe, LA, and passed from this earth on Thursday, October 18, 2012, in Raceland, LA.

Preceding her in death are her parents, A. B. (Jack) Little and Alyne Lee Little; her brothers A. B. (Jack) Little, Jr., Courtney "Red" Little, Henry Albert Little, and John Paul Little.

Left to mourn her passing are her husband, Raymond Percle, of Thibodaux, LA; her sisters, Patricia Little Camp Collie of Calhoun, LA, and Violet Little Liner of West Monroe, LA; and a horde of nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws, and friends. Also left behind are her dear canine family, Heidi and Reese.

Sarah was 13 years old when both her parents passed away and she and her older sister helped raise the younger children. Sarah attended Calhoun High School, Baton Rouge High School, and graduated from West Monroe High School in 1957. She worked her way through college as a reporter for the Monroe News Star. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe (then NLSC) in 1967 and moved to Thibodaux to take a job.

Sarah received her MBA in Marketing from Nicholls State University and married Raymond Percle from Thibodaux in 1969. Sarah and Raymond lived in Thibodaux, Gray, Houma, Kenner, and finally back to Thibodaux. Sarah worked for the Lafourche Sheriff's Department and the Lafourche Parish School Board. She retired in December, 2004.

Friends and family in Thibodaux gathered on Saturday, October 27, 2012 to celebrate Sarah's life.

A memorial service will be held in West Monroe, LA, on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. at the Feazel Chapel, First Baptist Church of West Monroe.

Sarah asked that in lieu of flowers please send donations to: The Little Family Scholarship, ULM Foundation, 700 University Avenue, Monroe, LA 71209.

Published in The News Star from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3, 2012
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