Jordan Arnaud(1989 - 2013)

Jordan Ryan Arnaud

OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at a 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas for Jordan Ryan Arnaud, age 24, who passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 in Port Barre.

Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas. The MSGR Keith DeRouen, pastor of Our Lady Queen of Angels, will officiate at the services.

Mr. Arnaud was a native and lifelong resident of Port Barre. He was employed with Welding Testing X-ray for two and a half years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, hanging out with his sisters, and giving his mother a run for her money. Jordan was always the life of the party, a very loving person and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his father, Daniel Arnaud, Sr. and his companion, Charla Sylvester, of Port Barre, his mother, Monica Estilette and her husband, Donald, of Port Barre; one daughter, Taylin Rae Arnaud of Port Barre; one brother, Daniel Arnaud, Jr. and his wife, Heidi, of Opelousas; two sisters, Shelbi Arnaud and Sydni Arnaud both of Port Barre; one step-brother, Donald Estilette, Jr. and his wife, Amanda, of Turkey Creek; one step-sister, Latoya Estilette Guillory and her husband, Joey, of Glemore; his god child, Dara Lynn Arnaud of Opelousas; two nephews, Davis Lee Estilette and Taylor Estilette; one niece, Layla Guillory; his maternal grandmother, Sherline Pitre; his paternal grandfather, Myo Arnaud; two maternal aunts, Laura Ortego and her husband, Russel, and Andrea Pitre all of Opelousas; one maternal uncle, Scott Pitre of Pine Prairie; four paternal aunts, Peggy Sylvester and her husband, Benny, of Grand Prairie, Cheryl Kassing and her husband, Ed, of Woodlands, TX, Vanessa Domingue and her husband, Neil, of Lafayette and Trudie Fontenot and her husband, Tony, of Grand Prairie; four paternal uncles, Ricky Arnaud, Marvin Arnaud and Shane Arnaud all of Port Barre, and Phelton Arnaud, Jr. and his wife, Angie, of Sunset; and many loving cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Milton Pitre; his paternal grandmother, Lorena Leger Arnaud; and one paternal uncle, Billy Joe Arnaud.

A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Tuesday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Arnaud, Jr., Tyler Pitre, Matt Sylvester, Brandon Doga, Scott Sylvester and Scott Pitre. Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Estilette, RJ Arnaud, Donald Estilette, Jr. and Donovan Coates.

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Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

4708 I-49 N. Service Road Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 407-1907

Published in the Daily World on Sept. 10, 2013