“Donia” Laprarie DeLoach – On This Date in 1972

Odious and Sidonia DeLoach

Odious and Sidonia DeLoach

On this date the 23rd of May in 1972, our maternal great grandmother Donia passed away in in Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana.

She married John Louis M. Laprarie about 1899 and had our grandfather John Alvis LaPrarie and 5 other children.

About 3 years after her husband John’s death she married Odious Deloach on May 16, 1921.**

She was laid to rest next to her second husband Odious Deloach in the Delhi Masonic Cemetery,
Delhi, Richland Parish, Louisiana, USA.

Obituary as published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Wednesday, May 24, 1972:

DELHI — Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. today for Mrs. Sedonie White DeLoach, 91, of Delhi, who died Tuesday at Manor Nursing Home of Winnsboro after a long illness.The Rev. J. O. McNair and W. A. Dearman will officiate at First National Funeral Home here with burial in Delhi Masonic Cemetery.Survivors include two sons, Allan LaPrarie and Dan LaPrarie, both of Delhi; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Collins of Birmingham, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Elvaria Moreau of Marksville; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

*Source: otbelgard.com/pignut/pages/genealogy/f1090.html

**Source: Find A Grave


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