DELCAMBRE – Memorial services will be celebrated for Lillian Yvonne Garrett Babineaux, age 66, at 1:00 pm Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Evangeline Funeral Home. Elder Dwaine Gallian, Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, will officiate.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home on Saturday from 10:00 am until time of services.
A native of Meridian Mississippi, and resident of Delcambre, Lillian passed away peacefully on June 10, 2013. She worked for over 20 years at Holiday Inn in New Iberia, and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Central Congregation, where she reached her goal of becoming a regular pioneer with Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include her children, Dolly G. Hardy and friend Karl of Bayou Vista, David Bourque and wife Wanda of Raleigh, NC, Dane Babineaux and wife Lauran of Texas, and Jessica McZeal and husband Tony of Delcambre; 5 grandchildren, Jonathan Hardy and wife Tabatha, Penny H. Arcement and husband Andre, Charley B. Yarber, Tyler Babineaux and William Shore; 6 great grandchildren, Treyton Hardy, Jaycilyn Hardy, Grace Arcement, Andrew Arcement, Wyatt Young, Elijah Shore, and 1 expected, Grayson Yarber; and her brothers, Ronald Garrett of Erath, and Grover "Red" Garrett and wife Cathy of Stonewall, MS.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover Garrett and Dolly Felts Galtier; and grandparents (who raised her) Caswell and Georgia Felts.
Lillian wanted to thank her many special friends who were there for her during her life. To Monika and Andrea for helping me to learn about Jehovah, Sheila for helping me learn to love pioneering, Joan (my sister) who shared many things together as a family with her children Lisa and Leaf, Leroy and Pam Hill who have always been there for me, Jessie, my pioneer partner and the good times we shared, Donna Mayfield, Wendy (my niece) and Cathy (my sister-in-law) for always being at my side when I needed, and to Dr. Chancelor Donald and LA Oncology for the compassionate care shown.
And to my family "You were all my favorite".
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Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre (337) 685-4434 is in charge of arrangements.