Funeral services will be held Monday, June 17, 2013, at a 2 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Nellerine “Nell” Richard, age 76, the former Nellerine “Nell” Comeaux, who passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at 6:53 a.m. at her residence in Carencro.
Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens in Carencro.
Musical selections will be provided by Charlotte Jagneaux, accompanied by Phyllis Simar on the organ. The songs will be “How Great Thou Art”, “Amazing Grace”, “Hail Mary Gentle Woman”, and “Ave Maria”.
A rosary will be prayed at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10 a.m. Monday until service time on Monday.
Mrs. Richard was a native of Jennings and a resident of Carencro since 1998. She was a parishioner of St. John Berchman’s Catholic Church in Cankton.
Survivors include her husband since 1958, Ivan Lee “I.E.” Richard of Carencro; four sons, Brent (Dori) Richard of Picayune, Miss., Eddie Lee (Pia) Richard of Lafayette, Brandon (Tammy) Richard of Carencro, and Toby Richard of Lafayette; five sisters, Phyllis C. Jones of Fort Worth, Texas, Dolores C. (Leon) Bonin of Houston, Texas, Barbara C. (Jerry) Hand of Carlyss, Mary C. (Leeward) Credeur of Scott, and Dale C. (Dr. Allen) Richert of Sulphur; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eldridge Comeaux and the former Nonnette Miller; and two brothers, Albert Comeaux and Marvin Comeaux.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.
Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.
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