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“So sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Clarence A. Vappie - Baldwin, LA

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2 of 11 | Posted by: Devorah Burnard bull - Houma, LA

“Dean we all at Innovative Home Health offer our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our prayers are with you at this time. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Karla Vappie - New Iberia, LA

“Norma, Dudley, and Dean, I apologize for not making the memorial service for Ms. Lillian but I did take time to peruse through the slide show. Wow...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Craig Burgess - Charenton, LA

“Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for yall loss. May God Bless yall. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer LeBlanc - Charenton, LA

“Aunt lillian was our rock when we got to come to the reservation. She always made us feel like coming home. Our best memories was involving her...Read More »

“I am so sorry I wasnt down there for Aunt Lillian and the family, my heart goes out to Dudley, Dean, and Norma. I have alot of fond memories of times...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: sarah joiner - west monroe, LA

“Dear "Sam", Dudley, Dean and Family, I am very saddened to hear of Ms. Lillian's passing. She was a lovely lady and will be dearly missed by all...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bob Titus - New Iberia, LA

“So sorry for your Family's loss. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Bill & Linda B. Moore - LA

“My Sincerest Sympathy for the passing of your Mom. I pray you take comfort in the fact that she is now with the Lord and that she knew how much each...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Holly A. Robicheaux - Franklin, LA

“Dean & Norma,My deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Lynn Breaux Bouton - New Ibeia, LA

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A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 10:00 AM at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charenton for Mrs. Lillian Bernard LeBlanc, 79, a native and lifelong resident of the Chitimacha Reservation in Charenton, who passed away peacefully Friday, March 29, 2013, at 11:37 PM at Franklin Foundation Hospital. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Father Gregory Cormier will officiate the services.

Mrs. Lillian was the sole survivor of eleven children born to the late Adrian Bernard and Emma Darden Bernard. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who was dedicated and passionate about supporting family. She loved carrying on family and tribal traditions, including caring for and visiting the elders. She led a fulfilling life, having accomplished a number of career choices, such as Premier Seamstress, Cosmetologist, Community Help Representative, and Licensed Practical Nurse.

Survivors include her three children, Norma J. LeBlanc Macks and her husband Wayne, Alton D. LeBlanc, Jr. and his wife Countice, and Dean E. LeBlanc and his wife Mary; five grandsons, Zachary LeBlanc, Leon Atkins and his wife Megan, Elliot Macks, Nathaniel LeBlanc, and Aaron LeBlanc; one granddaughter, Ariel Macks; one great granddaughter, Caitlin Atkins; two great grandsons, Joshua Atkins and Caleb Atkins; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alton D. LeBlanc, Sr.; her seven brothers, Edwin, Allen, James, Ernest, Milton, Shirley, and Donald; and her three sisters, Lorena Mora, Gertrude Eddlemon, and Hazel Bernard.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday, April 1, at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Zachary LeBlanc, Leon Atkins, Elliot Macks, Nathaniel LeBlanc, and Aaron LeBlanc, and son-in-law, Wayne Macks.

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