Bertha Ducote Johnson

Bertha Ducote Johnson

Funeral services for Bertha Ducote Johnson will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with the Revs. Scott Chemino and Joseph Montalbano officiating. Burial will follow in the Pythian Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home of Bunkie.

Mrs. Johnson, age 84 of Bunkie, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Grace Home in Alexandria.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Johnson; a daughter, Ruby Dufour; a son-in-law, Rudy Bordelon; her parents, McKinley and Adeline Ducote; and her brothers, Jessie Ducote and Floyd Ducote.

Those left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Faye Jeansonne and husband Buford of Hessmer, and Dianne Bordelon of Alexandria; her son, Gerard Johnson and wife Terry of Bunkie; son-in-law, Riley Dufour of Bunkie; twelve grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Pallbearers will include: Ricky Dufour, Mark Dufour, Bryan Bordelon, Chris Bordelon, Todd Jeansonne and Timmy Ducote.

Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday and 8:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday at Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home of Bunkie. A rosary will be cited at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 8, 2013