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“Sorry for the loss to the family! Lauren was a great person and will be missed. Rest in peace Lauren and to the family stay strong! ”
1 of 28 | Posted by: JT - College station, TX

“Happy birthday . You are the love of my life . ”
2 of 28 | Posted by: Randy Maestas - Houma, LA

“Your loved one was a blessing to you and so many others and will always be remembered with warmth and affection. God Bless You With Inner Peace ....Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Desiree' Frentz Lyons - Charenton, LA

“I will never stop loving you . I shall see you again my love . Rest now . ”
4 of 28 | Posted by: Randy Maestas - houma, LA

“So sorry for this loss to the family. The loving-kindness of God can sustain you now and in the days ahead. May you find a measure of comfort in the...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Evelyn - NJ

“I love you . I miss you . I will see you again . Until then , your husband . ”
6 of 28 | Posted by: Randy Maestas - Houma, LA

“I'm sorry I couldn't make it today but I want to send my condolences to the family and friends of my friend and sister Amaya Blanco!!! Such a...Read More »
7 of 28 | Posted by: Da'Shay DeLorean - Alexandria, LA

“Im so sorry for your loss. I know the loss of a loved one is very difficult to cope with but Gods word can prove to be a true comfort. John 3:16 ”
8 of 28 | Posted by: Kay

“My Sweet Amaya , I loved you from the moment you were born so beautiful unconditional love always .... You will always live on in my heart, and all...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Lucinda Budd Frentz - Lafayette, LA

“Heart felt. Sorry for your loss. It is extremely hard. Prayer and hugs. ”
10 of 28 | Posted by: Jeanne Mason - weatgerford, TX

“This beautiful woman never failed to bring a smile to my face. Such grace and beauty always - and humor. It's still unbelievable she is gone. I...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Anne Benoit - Houma, LA - Friend

“I'm so sorry I couldn't be there. She was a wonderful person and friend. She will be missed by everyone. ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Magnus LeBlanc - Houma, LA

“Cheryl so sorry for ur loss may she fly high with angels ”
13 of 28 | Posted by: Sally taylor - mogan city, LA

“Such a beautiful life lived and such a loss to everyone you touched. ”
14 of 28 | Posted by: Janelle - Houma, LA - Friend

“Sorry Cheryl for your lost. We will all miss her and hopes that she can rest in eternal peace. Hope she can continue to she her glamour with all the...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Robin Hebert - Gretna, LA - Aunt

“Cheryl,Thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your angel rest in peace. Shirleen and Wayne ”
16 of 28 | Posted by: SHIRLEEN MELANCON - BEAUMONT, TX

“My love & prayers for family~ ”
17 of 28 | Posted by: Coni Dubois - Houma, LA

“My dear sister Amaya, may you Rest in Eternal Peace. I was proud to call you my friend. You were loved and will be missed. ”
18 of 28 | Posted by: MiMi Welch - Tallulah, LA

“Rip ”
19 of 28 | Posted by: Stormy

“To the family of Lauren..I am deeply saddened for your loss. I only knew Lauren from her drag and talking to her in the bar, but I know that she was...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Brandy Green - Siloam Springs, AR

“My deepest condolences. ”
21 of 28 | Posted by: Jacques LeDuff - Dallas, TX

“I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Lauren Amaya Blanco she was such a beautiful and talented person. She was...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Allison Monroe - Mandeville, LA

“A true beauty. Not only gorgeous, but just as beautiful inside. ”
23 of 28 | Posted by: Jenni brown - Summit, MS - Friend

“Lauren Amaya Blanco, You have brought me so much joy into my life. There are some many things I wish I had said to you, time I wish I had spent with...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: John E Pate Jr - Ponchatoula, LA

“It really hit me today that it is time to say goodbye. I love you and will miss you. You spent so much time with us as a child and all those memories...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Susan Blanco - Lafayette, LA

“I am soo sorry for you loss Cheryl. God please bless Cheryl an her family at there time.o need.AMEN ”
26 of 28 | Posted by: Judy David Roy - Patterson, LA

“Cheryl & family... you have all been a part of my life for a long time! I fell in love with the cutest baby ever!!! I am so very very proud of the...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: Chauncey Carpenter Vinning - LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May she rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord Jesus Christ console...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: ~ Staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA


Funeral services will be celebrated for Lauren Amaya Blanco during a 11:30 AM Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. She will be laid to rest in Ibert's Memorial Park Cemetery in Patterson. Fr. Herb Bennerfield will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday, June 22, 2015, at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM with reflections by family and close friends at 7:00 PM. Visiting hours will resume at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Tuesday from 9:00 AM until time of Mass.

Lauren, a native and resident of Houma, was born on December 8, 1981 to the late Hershel Budd, Jr. and Cheryl Blanco Pennison. She passed from this life at the age of 33 on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Houma.

Survivors include her mother, Cheryl Blanco Pennison; her brother, Leo Pennison; maternal grandmother, Irene Blanchard Blanco; paternal grandmother, Sandra Bowden; paternal grandfather, Hershel Budd, Sr.; her sisters-in-life, Cristy Ardoin and Gia Smith; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

In addition to her father, Lauren was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Ernest Blanco, Sr.

Serving as pallbearers will be Leo Pennison, Ernest J. Blanco, Shaun Authement, Sam Budd, George Catoire, Jr., and Adam Alleman, Shawn Ardoin, and Brenda Verrett. Honorary pallbearer will be Dorian Womack.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.