|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1932|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2012|
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 6, 2012, at 11:00 AM at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin for Barbara Elene Jeffreys Bercegeay, 79, longtime resident of Lafayette, who passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012, at 6:36 PM at River Region Hospice in River Ridge. Burial will follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Centerville. Dr. David Jeffreys, Associate Pastor of Highland Baptist Church in New Iberia, will officiate the services.
Barbara was born in Gladewater, TX and was raised in Tomball, TX as well as in Des Allemands. She married her husband Tish in 1954 in Franklin and moved to Houston, TX, where they spent many years before moving to Lafayette, where she resided most of her adult life. She was an avid bridge player, loved reading, and enjoyed making crafts, especially Christmas ornaments. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include one son, Scott Lussan Bercegeay and Kristin Caire of Lafayette; one daughter, Robin Leigh Bercegeay Burnham and her husband James of Moss Bluff; one brother, Richard Franklin Jeffreys, Jr. of Mandeville; one sister, Peggy Jeffreys Peltier of Morgan City; her dearest friend in the world, Nelda Candies and her daughters, Barbara Schneider and Nelda Stidham and their children, all of Des Allemands; five grandchildren, Gabrielle Elene Burnham, Luke James Burnham, Matthew David Burnham, Sara Katheryn Burnham, and Parker William Bercegeay; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Melville "Tish" Bercegeay; her parents, Richard Franklin Jeffreys, Sr. and Jewel Martin Jeffreys; and one sister, Mary Jeffreys Dufrene.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Jeffreys, Richard Fugler, Kevin Caffery, Michael Noel, Lance Fry, Jimmy Davis, James Burnham, and David Bercegeay. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, February 5, at Ibert's Mortuary from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM and again Monday, February 6, from 8:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main St., Franklin, LA, 70538
Centerville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
St. Mary Parish
Created by: Mark Thilmony
Record added: Feb 04, 2012
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