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Doris Venable

March 12, 1931 - November 14, 2011
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"Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate." Proverbs 31:31. A beautiful mother, grandmother, aunt and friend died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at her daughter's home in Zachary. She was born in Greensburg on March 12, 1931, to H.O. and Gussie Williams Yarborough. She married Vernon Venable, her "Dearie Pie," on March 27, 1948. He preceded her in death in 1995. She was also predeceased by her parents; brothers, Aubrey and Junior Yarborough; and a sister, Hilda Hanks. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Stan and Cheryl Venable, Rod and Bridget Venable, Kathy...
"Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate." Proverbs 31:31. A beautiful mother, grandmother, aunt and friend died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at her daughter's home in Zachary. She was born in Greensburg on March 12, 1931, to H.O. and Gussie Williams Yarborough. She married Vernon Venable, her "Dearie Pie," on March 27, 1948. He preceded her in death in 1995. She was also predeceased by her parents; brothers, Aubrey and Junior Yarborough; and a sister, Hilda Hanks. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Stan and Cheryl Venable, Rod and Bridget Venable, Kathy and David Thibodeaux, and Paula and Cliff Wheat. Her grandchildren were the lights of her life; each was her favorite. She was "Granny" to Brad Venable, Jaimie Venable, Leah V. Stewart, Shelly V. Dehner, Matt Thibodeaux, Megan Thibodeaux, Chad Zylks, Whitney Zylks and Crystal Wheat. Her great-grandchildren are Houston, Harrison and Hollyn Stewart, Trafton, Colton and Madeleine Dehner, Kiersten, Rylee, Hayden and Cayde Zylks; and expected great-grandchild due to arrive in June 2012. She is also survived by her sister, Alyne Campbell; brother, J.E. Yarborough; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. until funeral service at noon. Burial will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Brad Venable, Chad Zylks, Matt Thibodeaux, Scott Campbell, David Campbell and Jim Aronstein. The family thanks LifeSource Hospice for the kind, compassionate care given during her final days.

"To the Venable Family - I am so deeply sorry for your family's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time." Jane Caruso (Baton Rouge, LA)

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