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Harriet Priester Lard
Harriet Priester Lard, known to those who loved her as "Hunny", was born on September 7, 1939, and passed away July 25, 2019, at the age of 79. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter and sister who loved the Lord and her family. She is survived by her daughters and spouses, Kathleen (Bill) Lyons, Castle Rock, Colo. and Jacqueline (Eric) Johnson, Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren, Christina Zaunbrecher, William and Alexis Lyons, Thomas and Claire Johnson; great-grandchildren, Addison and Ethan. She leaves behind many others that she held dear; Sybil Arballo, who has always been like a sister to her; Leroy Romig, who brought her much happiness; Donald and Janette Patterson, who were great friends; her precious kitty, Taffy. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Jerry M. Lard, and their infant son; father, James C. Priester; mother, Mildred C. Priester; brother Warren Priester. Visitation will be at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Hall 11140 Highway 77, Maringouin, La. 70757 on Monday July 29, 2019 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Religious services will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 11 a.m., the service will be officiated by Father Amrit Raj. Entombment will follow at immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery Mausoleum next to her beloved husband. Harriet's greatest joy was caring for her family and friends. She was very talented in many areas and loved cooking, ceramic, painting, crocheting, reading, traveling, history and genealogy. She retired from the hospitality industry as a bookkeeper and manager. She was a member of the Daughter of the American Revolution, Iberville Parish Chapter. Harriet was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Fidelity Chapter #160. In lieu of flowers, her family request that in Harriet's memory take some time to research your own genealogy or donate to any Veterans Organization. Also, if you would like to send family condolences, please visit Legacy.com. Professional services entrusted to A Wesley Funeral Home of Maringouin.

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Published in Plaquemine Post South from Aug. 7 to Aug. 16, 2019.
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July 31, 2019
My heart goes out to you for the loss of your dear mother. Sending love, prayers and my deepest sympathy.
Trusting in His care,
Frances Priester
July 29, 2019
I'm so very sorry for the loss of your mother. I'm sorry that I never got to meet her, as she sounds like a wonderful woman. Sending hugs and condolences to your family.
Jane Hadjimaleki
July 29, 2019
So very sorry for your loss Kathy and Jackie, as well as the rest of her family. May she rest in peace.
Cindy Bollinger
July 29, 2019
Hunny, I'll remember you as a great person, grateful for all the teaching, my love forever. My prayers for her soul and all the family.
Eloy Gutierrez
July 28, 2019
RIP Aunt Harriet, you will be missed.
Richard P. Arballo
July 28, 2019
John and I are so sorry for the loss of your dear mother. You are all in our prayers and we send send our love and deepest sympathy.
With love, John and Linda Askew
Linda Askew
July 28, 2019
Kathy and family, We are sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy and condolences. Prayers and hugs for all of you. Love, Rick, Theresa, and Villi
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