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Walter L. Laprairie

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Walter L. Laprairie

Funeral services for Mr. Walter L. Laprairie will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday December 8, 2012 at the Crossroads Tabernacle Church in Deville. Burial will be held at Richey Cemetery in Effie. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.

Mr. Laprairie, age 68 of Deville, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joycie Laprairie, parents Dooley and Mary Laprairie, daughter, Jessica Smith, brothers, Joey Laprairie, Mitchell Laprairie, sisters, Jeanice Adams, Anne Belle Adams, grandchildren, Abby Deville, Patrick Lee Smith.

Survivors include two daughters, Pam Roszell and Husband Charles Jr., of Ruby, Vickie Laprairie of Deville, three step-daughters, Marietta Laprairie and husband Leon of Deville, Patricia Long of Deville, Angela Dodge and husband Teddy of Deville, five brothers, J.D. Laprairie of Vick, Leon Laprairie of Deville, Chauncy Laprairie of Bentley, Mark Laprairie of Pineville, five sisters, Joyce Hayes of Centerpoint, Reba Wilson of Cross Bayou, Brenda Dupont of Deville, Sheryl Dupre of Ville Platte, Theresa Laprairie of Ville Platte, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Crossroads Tabernacle Church in Deville on Friday, December 7, 2012 from 5:00 until the time of services on Saturday.

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Published in The Town Talk on Dec. 8, 2012
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