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“Rest In Peace dear Carolyn. Heaven recieved another gentle soul. My sympathy to all family. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Virginia (Ginny) Jaques - LA

“To Carolyn's Brothers, Sisters and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with all my cousins at this time! ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Eddie St. Martin - New Iberia, LA

“Rip. Old friend ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jerome Daigle - Lots angeles, CA

“RIP. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: RANDY DELCAMBRE - Franklin, LA

“To Carolyn's brothers and sisters, and family - I was so very sorry to hear that my dear old friend has now gone to heaven. I had many good times...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mariana Titus - Santa Barbara, CA

“My heart and prayers for all the family! Much love Timmy! Find your peace and strength in God! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Becky & Adam Hoffpauir - LA

“My deepest condolences to the Chatman family. I have never had the pleasure of meeting, Carolyn but I know she is a relative of a friend of mine. May...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Marguerite O'Quinn - New Iberia, LA

“What a sweet lady. God has his arms open for her ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Maxine Trosclair - Franklin, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult time. May Ms. Carolyn rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services will be held Friday, October 7, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin for Carolyn Frederick Chatman, a native and lifelong resident of Franklin who passed away at the age of 72 on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Franklin Foundation Hospital. Following services she will be laid to rest in the Perpetual Park Cemetery. Father Lloyd Benoit will conduct the services. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday at Ibert's from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Survivors include her son, Tim Sinitiere and his wife Erica; seven siblings, Betty Louviere and her husband Stanley, Sylvia DeMahy, Dianne Stelly, Donnie Frederick and his wife Mildred, Jeanette Pichoff, Terril Frederick and his wife Linda, and Viola Juneau; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Chatman; her parents, Didier Adam Frederick and Viola Robicheaux Frederick; seven siblings, Barbara Choate, Charles Frederick, Tommy Frederick, Jimmy Frederick, Wayne Frederick, Michael Frederick Sr., and Hazel Frederick; her in-laws, Bill DeMahy, Raymond Stelly, R.J. Pichoff, Vernon Juneau, and Ray Choate; and three nieces, one nephew, and one great nephew.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to help alleviate funeral expenses.

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