Marie A. Haley, 93, of Lake Charles passed away, Thursday, March 10, 2011 in her residence.
Mrs. Haley was a native of Chicago, IL and lived in Lake Charles the past fifty-seven years. She worked for many years as the chief bookkeeper for Calcasieu Marine National Bank before retiring as a homemaker. Mrs. Haley worked as a volunteer in charge of the exercising class at Grand Cove and was known for her deserts, especially the Banana Nut Bread and Fudge Brownies at Villa Maria. After leaving Villa Maria she moved into her home and enjoyed her remaining years with her great grandson Jacob at her side. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Lake Charles.
Survivors include her son, Lane Lee Haley and wife Sherry of Lake Charles; three grandchildren, Michael Haley and wife Jennifer, Susan Franques and husband Michael, and Douglas Haley and wife Courtney; three great grandchildren, Andrew and Liam Haley, and Jacob Franques. Mrs. Haley was preceded in death by her husband Elmer Lee Haley and two siblings and one nephew.
Her funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 13, 2011 in the Lincecum Baptist Church near Pollock, LA. Reverend Jim Winegeart will officiate. Burial will be in Lincecum Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Saturday, in the funeral home and from 1:00 PM until time of service, Sunday, in the church.
The family gives a special Thank You to Odyssey Hospice and Dr. Manley Jordan.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of choice.