Gwendolyn Evelle LeBlanc

October 23, 1937 ~ January 27, 2011

Gwendolyn Evelle LeBlanc, 73, of Lake Charles passed away at 6:12 PM Thursday, January 27, 2011 in a local hospital.

Mrs. LeBlanc was born in Oakdale, attended school in Lafayette, and then moved to Lake Charles where she met and married the love of her life. Mrs. LeBlanc was active in church and was the head of the Ladies Alter Society at St. Henry's for many years and currently attended Our Lady Queen of Heaven. She retired from Credeaur Distributing Company and most recently helped out at Big Daddy's Sports Grill.

Mrs. LeBlanc loved to cook and bake. She was known for her pralines, fruit cakes, and pear relish. She loved to cook for her family at holidays and bake cakes for birthdays. As a loving mother and wife, she always made her plate last. She was always there to offer words of wisdom and food for comfort. Known as "Momma" to everybody, she will be greatly missed as a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend.

Mrs. LeBlanc was preceded in death by her parents Johnny and Edna Johnson, sister, Carolyn Dean, and granddaughter Megan Elizabeth. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, E.C. (Carol) LeBlanc; son, Joe LeBlanc and his wife Kathy of Lake Charles; son, Jerry LeBlanc and his wife Tammy of Lake Charles; Daughter Jacki Brenner and her husband Russell of Katy, TX.; and daughter, Judy LeBlanc of Lake Charles; Grandsons Jamy LeBlanc and his wife Sabrina of Lake Charles, Joe LeBlanc and his wife Leslie of Shreveport; grand-daughters Lyndsey, Jessaka, and Erin Leblanc of Lake Charles and Reese Brenner from Katy. She had four great grandchildren: Coby, Kelsey, Jadien, and Jaecy. She is also survived by her sisters Linda Hill and her husband Caleb of Bossier, Cloteal Wray and her husband Dale of Bossier and several nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 31, 2011 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Reverend T. L. Herlong will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will begin, Sunday, from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a rosary at 5:00 PM followed by a scripture service at 6:00 PM, and continue from 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM, Monday, at the funeral home.

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  1. Brenda I were shocked to hear of Evelle passing. Our prayers will be with your family during this very difficult time. I know she was a loving mother and wife because every time we saw her she was always talking about her family. SincerelyRickey Brenda

  2. Carol and family,So sad to hear of Evelle passing. I just got the message from my cousin Dorine and Alphonse LeBlanc. We just have great memories of our meeting during the Congres Mondail of 99.Your acadian cousins from Canada,Laurie and Delcia McGraw

  3. Carol, Jacki, Judy, and Joe, I just learned of your dear mother's passing. I am so sorry. I know that you all are suffering but know that God is with you all at this time and will never leave you. I remember all of our fun times at Christ the King. She was a lovely lady and full of spirit. I will miss her. Love to all, Mary Abshire (now Mary Webre).

  4. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I just found out couldn't find out any details. Please accept my apology condolences. Please let me know if there is ANYTHING I can do. Love y'all,Rickey Richard

  5. Jerry and family,I am so sorry to hear the news about your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Jerry and Family,So sorry to hear of your mother's pasing. May the Lord give each of you strength, comfort, and love during this special time. God Bless each of you!!!

  7. March 4, 2011…just finding out about your mom/wife and sister/daughter passing away…words cannot even begin to express the shock…I am so very sorry for all of you…my thoughts and prayers are with you…my mom and brother passed away 4/3 months ago(4 weeks apart)…so, I know what you are going through…may God bless you and yours at this time of need…

  8. So orry to hear of Evelle's passing. I know it leaves such a loss in your lives. Heaven must be singing though, she was such a lovey, welcoming, sweet lady. I have fond memories of all the work she did for Christ The King Parsh. We were blessed to have shared part o her life. God Bless you all.

  9. Stan and I are praying for you ,Jerry, and your whole family. It is our prayer that God will show Himself strong to you and your family during this most difficult time.

  10. To the LeBlanc family, I am in complete shock about the passing of Evelle. I am so sorry for your loss. may you keep her memories alive in your heart. I use to see her at walmart all the time getting supplies for the resturant. we would talk for awhile and never did she mention about being sick. she loved her family and always talked about her family very highly especially her grandbabies. the last time i talked to her i had shared with her i was going to be a grandma. may you find strength from the lord and in each other.

  11. We send our love and sympathy.Evelle will be greatly missed. She was a special person. We have both been sick and will not be able to attend the services. Our hearts and prayers are with you all. All our love,Chester and Yvette

  12. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to Jerry and all his family. We know your Mother was a special person and you will miss her. She is in a better place now and she will always be with you. Tom and Stephanie Couste

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