Leona M. Moraus
Funeral services for Mrs. Leona M. Moraus will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marksville with Fr. Rusty Rabalais officiating. Entombment will be held in St. Joseph Mausoleum #2. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.
Mrs. Moraus, age 90, of Marksville, passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Avoyelles Hospital in Marksville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Govie Moraus, Sr., son, Fr. Govie Moraus, Jr., parents, Shelby and Alma Descant Michel, four sisters, Ione Guillot, Louise Laborde, Alma Poche, Amy Gaspard, five brothers, Kirby Mitchel, Levy Mitchel, Orey Mitchel, Wallace Mitchel, and Paul Mitchel.
Survivors include one son, Joseph "J.Y." Moraus of Marksville, two daughters, Elaine Wiltz of Metairie, Marilyn Mayeux of Baton Rouge, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until shortly before the time of services. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
To extend online condolences to the Moraus Family, please visit our website at www.hixsonbrothers.com