Mildred Mary Pelafigue

January 21, 1926 ~ September 2, 2010

Funeral Services for Mrs. Pelafigue, 84, of West Monroe, LA will be held 1:00 PM Monday September 6, 2010 in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles, LA with Fr. Tony Fontenot officiating. Interment will follow at Big Lake Cemetery in Lake Charles, LA.

Mrs. Pelafigue was born on January 21, 1926 in Big Lake, LA and passed away Thursday, September 2, 2010 in West Monroe, LA. She attended Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Lake Charles. While living in West Monroe, she attended the Hoffman Sunday School class at First Baptist Church in West Monroe. Mrs. Pelafigue enjoyed gardening, birds, being a homemaker, a devoted catholic, and her family was everything to her. She is preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Edna Marchantel, husband of 60 years, John "Jimmy" Pelafigue, grandson, Matthew Pratt, 2 sisters, and 1 brother,

She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Pelafigue Kolb and husband Charlie; sister, Verdie Douglas; grandchildren, Cassie Kavanaugh and husband Ray, Hollie Pratt, and Jamie Pratt; great grandchildren, Kyle, Kaleigh, and Korra Kavanaugh; her God child, Donna Dodds; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be David Dodds, Brandon Dodds, Ray Kavanaugh, Kyle Kavanaugh, Ben Fontenot, and Zeb Kile.

Visitation will be held at Mulhearn Funeral Home on Sunday September 5, 2010 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and from 12:00 P.M. until service time Monday at Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude's Children Hospital or to the Alzheimer Association. Condolences to the family may e submitted at or Online Registry/Condolences:

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  1. Dear Vicki and family, Im so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. She was an amazing lady. I so admired her contagious smile and kind spirit, her skill in your flower gardens, and her enormous adoration and love for you and your children. She, as well as you and your family, will always hold a very special place in my heart. I wish I could be there but want you to know that Steven and I are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

  2. Vicki and family,Kelly and I are so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was a wonderful and beautiful lady with such a sweet spirit. Praying that God will give you the strength to get through this difficult time. Love you!Corrie

  3. Vicki and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Your mother was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be missed by all.Faye and Nathan

  4. Vicky and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of Milly's passing. I know you will feel her loss greatly. She was a woman whose beauty was only surpassed by her kindness.I will let my brother Mark Gilbert know as he was also a Godchild of both your parents.Please know that you are in my prayers.Leisa, Mary Jane Broussard's Granddaughter

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