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“Jimmy, I am so sorry to hear about Toni. You and your family will be in our prayers. your old friend, karen ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: karen lasome harrison - bogalusa, LA

“Dear Burleigh Family, Me and my whole family was so shocked and sadden about Toni's passing. She was such a good neighbor and friend. Sorry we...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Duhon - Broussard, LA

3 of 11 | Posted by: GAIL MCDANIEL - FRANKIN, LA

“My sincere prayers and sympathy goes out to your family. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Eskine - Lafayette, LA

“Jimmy we are so sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers. Trust in God He will help you through this difficult time. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Cora & Earl Bouton - Franklin, LA

“Jimmy and Family, my condolences on the loss of your Wife, Daughter and Sister. May she Rest in Peace. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Johnny Gaspard

“Brandy and Jimmie, I am sorry to see Ms. Toni passing on. I haven't seen her in so long. She as the best babysitter, so kind gave to those kids. I...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda Martin - Lafayette, LA

“Jimmy and Gloria I am so said to hear about Toni, this came as a shock to me, I won't be able to attend her services, I am on a trip to Washington...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Dewey Burke - Maurice, LA

“Aunt Gloria and family, so sorry to hear about Toni . My prayers and thoughts are with ya'll. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Marlene Haire - Breaux Bridge, LA

“I love you so much and I will miss you very much. As much as I miss my sister. You are younger than me and you should have waited for me to go...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon M. Lavender - Broussard, LA

“Aunt Gloria and entire family ours prayers and thoughts are with you. May God Bless each of you. Thank God for memories that no one can take away....Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: ROSALIND FALTERMAN - New Iberia, LA

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 1:00 PM at St. Jules Catholic Church for Mrs. Toni Garlotte Burleigh, 62, a native and a lifelong resident of Franklin, who passed away at 5:45 AM on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Franklin Foundation Hospital. Burial will follow in the St. Jules Cemetery. Father Thomas Vu will officiate the services.

Toni was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a lifelong member of St. Jules Catholic Church where she volunteered her help in many ways. She also babysat for over 20 years for many people in Franklin, enjoyed playing bingo, and loved baking cakes and pies for family and friends.

Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Jimmie G. Burleigh, Sr. of Franklin; one son, Jimmie G. Burleigh, Jr. of Woodville, MS, one daughter, Brandy Burleigh of Franklin; her mother, Gloria Dumesnil Garlotte of Franklin; one brother, Joseph (Joey) A. Garlotte, III and his wife Gina of Lee's Summit, MO; four sisters, Gloria (Lulu) Greaux and her husband Manley of Franklin, Janice Peltier and her husband Glenn of Franklin, Patti Boothe of Franklin, and Michele Chauvin and her husband Ron of Franklin; four grandchildren, Mackenzie Burleigh of Franklin, Christian Burleigh, Autumn Stout, and Peyton Stout, all of Woodville, MS; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father Joseph A. Garlotte, Jr.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at St. Jules from 9:00 AM until time of Mass at 1:00 PM.

Serving as pallbearers will be Joey Garlotte, Jonathan Hebert, Jodi Bourliea, Blaine Peltier, Glenn Peltier, Frank Greaux, Ron Chauvin, Sammy Louviere, and David Rogers.

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

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