|Death: ||May 28, 2010|
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 31, 2010 at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro for Mrs.Preston Prejean, age 81, the former Leverta Marie Miller, who passed away Friday, May 28, 2010 at 12:51 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.
Interment will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Carencro. The Rev. Bill Melancon, pastor of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, will officiate at the services.
Musical selections will be provided by Charlotte Jagneaux, accompanied by Phyllis Simar, organist. The songs will be "Amazing Grace," "The Old Rugged Cross," "Just A Closer Walk With Thee," and "How Great Thou Art."
Mrs. Prejean was a native of Sunset and a resident of Carencro for the past 45 years. She retired in 1999 from Lafayette Municipal Golf Course with over 34 years of service. She was a promoter in the Miraculous Medal Association. Leverta loved gardening and cooking. She was a parishioner of St. Peter Catholic Church in Carencro.
Survivors include her husband & best friend of 60 years, Preston Prejean of Carencro; one son, Kenneth Joseph Prejean and his wife, Sandra, of Sunset; one daughter, Sandy P. Romero of Carencro; four grandchildren, Chris Romero of Carencro, Tiffini Kidder and her husband, Chris, of Carencro, Casey Prejean, and Justin Prejean, both of Sunset; four great grandchildren, Maci Miller, Madi Miller, Lani Kidder, and Graci Kidder; two step great grandchildren, Sierra Kidder and Jordan Kidder; two brothers, Alex Miller and his wife, Audrey, of Sunset and Joe Miller of Sunset; one sister, Belle Miller of Carencro; and one sister in law, Mary Lou Prejean and her husband, Vernon, of Carencro.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles D. Miller and the former Emma Vasseur; two sisters, Emma Miller and Mildred Willingham; one son in law, Ken Romero; and a very close aunt, Editha Boutin.
A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed Sunday from 10 a. m. until 10:00 p.m. and will continue from 8 a.m. until service time on Monday.
Pallbearers will be Chris Romero, Justin Prejean, Chris Kidder, Kenneth Prejean, Joe Miller, and Alex Miller.Honorary pallbearer will be Vernon Prejean.
Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Tonya Sparks
Record added: May 30, 2010
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