Lola DesOrmeaux

August 16, 1914 ~ June 11, 2011

Lola Ann DesOrmeaux, 96, of Lake Charles died at 12:30 PM on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in a local hospital.

Mrs. DesOrmeaux was born on August 16, 1914 in Hayes, LA. She was a graduate of Bell City High School before moving to Lake Charles with her husband. Mrs. DesOrmeaux was a bookkeeper for many years for Calcasieu Marine National Bank and Lakeside National Bank. She was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church where she was a past member of the Catholic Daughters.

She enjoyed many things including sewing, gardening, and canning fruits and vegetables.

Those left to cherish her memory are a son, Otis Joseph "O.J." DesOrmeaux, Jr. and wife Stephanie of Sulphur; a daughter, Theresa Garcille and husband Dan of Lake Charles; eight grandchildren, Christine LaBove, Karen Garcille-Butler, Deirdre Himel, Pamala Alexander, Celeste DesOrmeaux, Beth LeBlanc, Melanie Broussard, and David DesOrmeaux; and twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Aurelia McAllister DeRouen; her husband, Otis DesOrmeaux, Sr.; a brother, Everand DeRouen; and a sister, Rubella Howard.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Emanuel Tanu will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a rosary being held at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until time of services.

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  1. My mom (Adele Couvillon), my sister Angela and my self loved our visits to Aunt Lola. She always had a smile on her face. As far back as I can remember our trips to visit her and Uncle Otis were always the highlight of our trips to Lake Charles. Lola you will always be in my heart.Love you Marlene

  2. Thanks for being a good neighbor and for being always friendly to my mother. God will bless you for living a good life. I will always remember your friendly demeanor. Charles

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