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Donna Wilkins Bordelon

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Donna Wilkins Bordelon

Funeral services for Donna Bordelon will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013 in the chapel of Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home with the Rev. Tracy L. MacKenzie officiating. Burial will follow in the Pythian Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home of Bunkie.

Ms. Bordelon, age 66 of Bunkie, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 at Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital.

Donna graduated from Bunkie High School in 1964 and earned her Bachelor's degree in Special Education from Mississippi State University. She continued her education at LSU and obtained her Master's Degree. Ms. Bordelon taught Special Ed from 1968 - 1973 and then served as supervisor of Special Education Services with the Avoyelles Parish School Board from 1973 - 2010. She also was employed with the Paragon Casino for 14 years. Donna was a member of the Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Don and Lorraine Hunt Wilkins.

Survivors include her daughter; Heidi Bordelon of Bunkie; and her two grandchildren, Nobie and Regan Bordelon.

Pallbearers will include; Matthew Newton, Felton Holmes, Jr., Derrick Johnson, Randal Jones, and Travis Armand. Honorary pallbearers include: Virgil Hackett, Don Bullock, Rev. Sterling Terrell, Nick Collins, Robert Brown, Leonard Armand, Darnell Franklin and Tommy Gauthier.

The family wishes to express special thanks to; Phyllis Morris, Rose Daniels, doctors and staff at Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital, Friendship House Adult Day Services and Albert Dossman.

Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday and 8:00 a.m. until the time of service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home of Bunkie.

Donations may be sent to the Friendship House Adult Day Services, P.O. Box 1014, Alexandria, LA 71309.

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Published in The Town Talk on July 21, 2013
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