|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1936|
St. Landry Parish
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2007|
St. Landry Parish
Arville J. Soileau, Jr.
(December 30, 1936 - March 25, 2007)
Arville Soileau, Sr.
Alida Brignac Soileau
Husband of Forty-nine Years to
Jessline "Shorty" Howard Soileau
Dennis Michael Soileau
Larry Paul Soileau
Yvonne Soileau Guidry
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at a 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for Arville J. Soileau, age 70, who passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007 at 6:30 PM at his residence in Nuba.
Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Park in Ville Platte. The Rev. Albert Nunez, pastor of Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Washington, will officiate at the services.
Musical selections will be provided by Julie Broussard, accompanied by Phyllis Simar on the organ. The songs will be Amazing Grace, How Great Thou Art, Be Not Afraid, One Bread, One Body, and Precious Lord, Take My Hand.
Mr. Soileau was a native of Grand Prairie and had been a resident of Nuba for the past 40 years. He retired from the Department of Transportation after 36 years of service. He was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Jessline "Shorty" Howard Soileau of Nuba; two sons, Dennis Michael Soileau and wife Carlene of Opelousas, Larry Paul Soileau and wife Donna of Leesville; three grandchildren, Katie Fontenot and husband John "Buddy" of Basile, Ryan Soileau and Gretchen Soileau, both of Opelousas; two stepchildren, Kayla Coker and Brandon Coker, both of Leesville; and one sister, Yvonne Guidry and husband Mayonce of Ville Platte.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arville Soileau, Sr. and the former Alida Brignac, both natives of Evangeline Parish.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Soileau, Larry Soileau, Jessie Howard, Ryan Soileau, Timothy Guillory and Evans Bergeron.
Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road was in charge of arrangements.
Evangeline Memorial Park
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Dec 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63016388