MAMOU-A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, February 21, 2015 for Melba Ruth Deshotel, 72 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Mamou. Rite of Committal will follow in the Platin Cemetery in Vidrine with Fr. Mark Melancon Celebrant.
A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-mother, sister and friend, Melba will be greatly missed by her husband, of 54 years, James B. Deshotel of Vidrine; three sons, J.Mark Deshotel and wife, Lisa of Vidrine, Eddie Deshotel and wife, Elizabeth of Boyce, La and Vincent P. Deshotel and wife, Stacy of Vidrine; one daughter, Melissa R. D. Miller and husband, Adam of Lake Charles; one brother, Anthony Deshotel and wife, Dettie of Vidrine and one sister, Judith Soileau also of Vidrine; six grandchildren, Jordy Paul Deshotel, Ashlyn E. Deshotel, Margaret E. Deshotel, Kaleb J. Deshotel, Emily C. Deshotel, Ellen K. Deshotel; two great grandchildren, Justin Paul Deshotel and Madeline R. Deshotel.
Melba will now reunite in Heaven with her parents, Albert and Lessie Deshotel.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home on Friday, February 20, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and again on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until time of services. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Friday evening.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337-468-5231
In Lieu of flowers the family request donation may be made to Hospice at 200 South
Seventh Street Eunice, La 70535.