Mr. Arthur J. Westley, 84, a resident and native of Franklin, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 1:37 p.m., at Our lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, following a short illness.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Westley of Franklin; one son, Ryan Arthur Westley (his wife, Markita) of Verdunville; five daughters, Mrs. Sharen Tyler (her husband, Paul), and Ms. Rhonda Marie Westley, both of Franklin; Mrs. Debra Yarber (her husband, Charlie) of Houston, Texas; Mrs. Jacqueline Valteau of Fort Worth, Texas; and Mrs. Damita Riley (her husband, Quentin) of Patterson; one brother, Mr. Ernest “Pink” Blanks (his wife, Debra) of Franklin; one sister, Mrs. Annie King of Lake Charles; 15 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.

Mr. Westley was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Visitations will be observed Tuesday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at St. Jules Catholic Church, 601 Magnolia St., Franklin.

Burial rites will be read Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at that church, with Father Thomas Vu officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Jules Cemetery on Ash St. in Franklin.

The Otis Mortuary of Franklin is in charge of preparations.

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