Joan LeBlanc Montou
1932 - 2020
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Joan LeBlanc Montou

Joan LeBlanc Montou, 88, passed from this life on October 13, 2020. Joan was born on August 30, 1932, in Oberlin, La.

Joan retired from the City of Alexandria where she worked as the Director of Personnel. She developed many lifelong friendships during the 30 years she worked for the city.

From the time Joan was a young girl, she had a love for animals, especially horses. She was an outstanding rider, spending years barrel racing and trail riding. Joan's beloved horse, Partner, is living out his golden years enjoying the "LeBlanc" care with her niece, Kim Allen.

Loved ones left to cherish Joan's memory include her sister, Wanda LeBlanc Allen, son and daughter in law, Randall F. and Lorren Montou, daughter, Teri Montou Gilchrist. Her grandchildren: Jared D. Whitson and wife, Marjorie, Joseph A. Gilchrist and wife, April, Stephani Lynn Gilchrist,

Ann-Marie Montou, Zachary LeBlanc Montou, and Anthony Timberman. Joan's six great-grandchildren include Annalise, Quentin, Kylah, Vincent, Harleigh, and Remington. Also, her 5 nieces, Mary, Sharon, Kim, Branda, and Julie.

Those preceding Joan in death include her husband, Charles R. Montou, her parents, Otis Franklin and Alma McRight LeBlanc, brother, Gwin N. LeBlanc, and great-granddaughter, Brynlee Lynn.

A memorial service for Joan will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2020, at Calvary Baptist Church- Woodworth at 3 PM. The Church is located at 35 Castor Plunge Road in Woodworth, LA. 71485. A reception will be held in the church hall following the service. The family is requesting that those in attendance are encouraged to wear masks.

Joan had exceptional care during her illness and the family gratefully thanks All Saints Hospice and their staff, especially Krystal, Beth, Sarah, and Sherry. Special thanks to her amazing caregivers - Sondra Odom, Sharlene Ford, Sandra Speer, and Nicole Madrigal.




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Published in The Town Talk from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
OCT
25
Memorial service
03:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Church- Woodworth
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October 18, 2020
Ms Joan. you will always be in my heart ❤ You will be missed greatly.
Susan Miller
Friend
October 17, 2020
Sure enjoyed our afternoons on the patio watching Jake and Bae Boy. Will think of Jo An when I watch Wheel of Fortune. Love y'all
Sharlene Ford
Friend
October 17, 2020
Joan was a wonderful person. I came to the City in 1987 just before Joan’s retirement but we shared a lot of laughs together. To the family I am sorry for your loss.
Gayle Jackson-Price
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