Alodie Toby Carnahan

March 31, 1949 ~ November 2, 2010

Alodie "Toby" Carnahan, aka "the ice cream lady", 61, of Sulphur died at 3:05 PM on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 in her residence.

Mrs. Carnahan was born in Sulphur, LA on March 31, 1949 and lived there all of her life. She was a graduate of Sulphur High School. For the past nine years, she touched numerous lives as "the ice cream lady" throughout Calcasieu Parish.

She enjoyed many things in life including working in her yard and taking care of her plants, animals, and being outdoors.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Donna Carnahan of Lake Charles; her mother, Alberta LeDoux of Sulphur; a brother and his wife, Tophile LeDoux and Jane of Carlyss; two granddaughters, Jade Carnahan of Lake Charles and Melodi Simon of Sulphur; and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Carnahan; her father, Tophile Julius LeDoux; and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 6, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Sidney Fontenot will officiate. Burial will be in Big Woods Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services.

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  1. Aunt Donna, Melodi, and Jade…I am so sorry to hear the bad news. One thing I will ALWAYS remember is Sunday dinner at Toby and Alton's house. If y'all need anything, let me know! Love Y'alL!

  2. Donna,I was saddened to learn of your mother's passing. Her suffering is now over and she is at peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. I can remember getting ready to go to mrs tobys to stock the trucks to go sell icecream wit my mom, mrs. tina, or even just going to take a ride with mrs. toby for the day. She was an amazing woman. Never stopped, was always on the go. She loved what she did. She will be missed deeply. And will always be remembered as the kind hearted woman she was. Our thoughts and prayers are with yall.

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