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“GF,praying for you. God bless. Give our Angle& Brenda & all my other friends a big hug. Love you ! I know you are @ peace & happy to be with your...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Gracy Taquino - Lafayette, LA

“God bless you Barb and your family. Rest in peace. Give my love to Bert Carla and our Angel Laci. We will miss you. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Gracy Taquino - Lafayette, LA

“GF,ur @ peace. God bless. Give my luv too Bert,Carla and our Angel Laci. My prayers r with u Chen & Gerald. God bless. Luv u guys. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Gracy Taquino - Lafayette, LA

“Chenette and Gerard, I have so many good memories of your mother and I growing up in New Orleans and Franklin that I will always remember. Also our...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Sarah Belle Minor - Thibodaux, LA

“Rest in Peace pretty lady. Prayers to all of the family. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Deborah Champagne Bruce Bruce

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult time. May Ms. Barbara rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

“So sorry for your lost. Our prayers are with you and your family at this time. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Murphy and Crystal Lanclos - LA

“' My deepest condolences to the Peterson and Caviness. > May she R.I.Peace.Marguerite O'Quinn ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Marguerite O'Quinn - New Iberia, LA

“Dear Chenette, Gerard and families, , We are so sorry for you'll lost. Our prayers and sympathy goes out to you all. ❤ ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Roland & Donna Duhon - Broussard, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Barbara was a friend who always loved to laugh. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Alma Firmin - Baldwin, LA

“Deepest condolences to the family ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Angela Winston-McSpadden - LA

“Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Margaret Musso - Franklin, LA

“To all Barbara's family we are so sorry to learn of her passing, however she is at peace now. We have been missing her for Mass on Thursday at the...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Cora & Earl Bouton - Franklin, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss, JT ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Joan Resweber Stirling - Franklin, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Gerard and chenette. I will miss my visits with Her when I go to the nursing home. She's at peace now. ...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Mary leblanc Breaux - Franklin, LA

“May she rest in peace in Heaven! Had many good times when we worked together! May God wrap his arms around the family during this difficult time. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: KAY & MIKE LORENZO - FRANKLIN, LA

“So so sorry . Prayers for the family.I have many good memories of the times we spent together. Rest in peace my friend ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Ann Simoneaux - Franklin, LA

“Chen, very sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Your family will be in our prayers. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Jason & Sarah Liner - Franklin, LA

“Heaven has another Barbara was a sweet friend . I loved visiting with her when my mom was a resident in the nursing home....may she rest...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Deb Leblanc - Broussard, LA

“May God give peace and comfort to the family. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Tim Raphael - Central, LA

“Thoughts and prayers are with all of you; may Barbara be welcomed by Carla and Miss Bertha who will show her the way to finding eternal peace. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Jody Polito - Lafayette, LA

“I got a chance to talk to this sweet wonderful lady at the dialysis center,where she did her treatments she was such a doll,and she loved that son of...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: ROCK JONES - FRANKLIN, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult time. May Ms. Barbara rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Barbara Caviness Peterson, a native and resident of Franklin, passed away at the age of 76 on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at Post Acute Specialty Hospital in Lafayette.

Barbara is survived by her daughter, Chenette Peterson Cahanin and her husband Robert; her son, Gerard "Hook" Peterson; her brother, J.T. Caviness, Jr. and his wife Sharon; her sister, Sarah Caviness; four grandchildren, Matt Cahanin, Megan Cahanin, Cody Peterson, and Amy Breaux Mouton; five great grandchildren, Paisley and Ava Cahanin, Emily Breaux, and Carlie and Ezekiel "Zeke" Mouton; and one nephew, Jared and Lisa Caviness and their child Maggie.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Karla Maria Peterson; and by her parents, Joseph T. Caviness and Bertha Lorenzo Caviness.

In keeping with Barbara's wishes, she will be cremated with a private inurnment being held at a later date.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.