Melba Jean Louviere

November 21, 1941 ~ September 21, 2017


Funeral services for Mrs. Melba Jean Breaux Louviere, 75, of Jennings, will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in Miguez Funeral Home with Pastor Clifton LeJeune officiating.

Mrs. Louviere passed away September 21, 2017 at Heart Hospital in Lafayette. She was born in Gueydan, but lived most of her life in the Jennings area. She loved to cook and to sit on her porch drinking coffee watching the world go by. She especially enjoyed visits with her children and grandchildren.

Visitation at Miguez Funeral Home in Jennings for Mrs. Louviere will begin Saturday, September 23, at 2:00 p.m. and will close at 9:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Sunday morning beginning at 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m.

Mrs. Louviere was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert William “Shonnie” LeGros; her parents, Elliot and Irene Racca Breaux of Gueydan; one daughter, Valerie Gail LeGros; one sister, Marjorie Breaux and one brother, Huland Breaux.

She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Irene (Raylan) LaFosse and Ina (Carson) Watkins, both of Jennings; two sons, John (Starlet) LeGros and David LeGros of Jennings; six sisters, Lena Doucet, Laura Hunnings, Linda Breaux, Shirley Denson, Rita Landry, and Telsa Breaux; two brothers, Leroy Breaux and Larry Breaux; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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  1. Yesterday heaven gain a beautiful angel my aunt Melba . Even though you are not with us physically I know that you heavenly spirit angel will be with your kids and family everyday watching over us . We love you aunt Melba

  2. Our condolences to all of you! Aunt Melba will always hold a special place in our hearts! God received a wonderful lady. We Love you Aunt Melba, now watch over us and keep us in line.

  3. There are these angels, that I've been praying to. And on their wings are prayers being brought to you. My dear cousins, those prayers are for love, peace and the best memories we've all had with her. David…I'm still not mad…I love you and wish all the best, that your Momma would've wanted for you. Be well all!

  4. Irene, John, David, and Ina– Prayers and hugs sent to y'all on the loss of your mom. She was the best, most loving woman I ever had the privilege to know. Love y'all!

  5. Please know I am so saddened to hear of Melba's passing and I have all of you in thought and prayer. Melba was married to Shonie and his Mom was my Great Aunt on my Dad's side. This brings back so many memories and I pray for all of you. May God give all of you the strength, understanding, peace and endurance only he can provide. Fondly, Cathy

  6. I am so sorry for yall loss. Melba was a very loving & caring person to all. She was always helping someone with a smile. I will cherish the times I spent visiting at her house by the fire. She welcomed me with open arms. Prayers for her Family-

  7. To Ms. Melba's children Irene, INA, John and David, I pray God comforts you all at this time. I have known your mom since you were all little and she was such a special lady, always so sweet and friendly wearing a beautiful smile.. I know you loss is tremendous and you are hurting, I ask God to give you peace and His grace to help face the days ahead.. know my my heart hurts for you all. You are in my prayers..

  8. Ours hearts are heavy. May God bless my cousins aunts uncle grandchildren and all family and friends. She will be so dearly missed. We we're truly blessed to have her in our lives. We love y'all so much!

  9. My heart broke a little yesterday when I heard the news of Aunt Melba's passing. So many memories came flooding to my mind and I could see that beautiful smile and hear her laugh, what a beautiful soul she had. I know there were many of our angels greeting her at those pearly gates. Hug them all tight for me, Aunt Melba. Fly high, angel, fly high.

  10. Really gonna miss u Aunt Melba. U was one of a kind and I will cherish all the great memories we shared at your place for the family res. U was the live of the party and always kept a smile on everyone's face and had us laughing. U was a character for sure. I love u and fly high our beautiful angel. Give all our loved ones a big hug for me, until we meet again

  11. My world will never be the same without you… Such a kind, caring and feisty lady. I will miss you everyday for as long as I live! I love you Galfa!!

  12. My sincere condolences to the entire family; may you all seek God and his guidance at this difficult moment for comfort (2 Cor 1:3)

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