Donna Ruth Duggan Lile

Donna Ruth Duggan Lile

January 30, 1944 – September 26, 2012

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin for Donna Ruth Duggan Lile, 68, a native of Many and longtime resident of Centerville, who passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at her home with her family at her side. Burial will follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Centerville. Chaplain Danny LeBlanc and Rev. Mark W. Gowan will officiate the services.

Donna was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, whose passion in life was her family, her Lord, and playing the piano. She gave of herself as only a wife and mother could to take care of her husband during a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease and well as taking care of their special needs daughter, Tara, and still finding the time and energy for everyone else.

Survivors include her four children, Robert Lile and his wife LeeAnn of Garden City, Alicia Dawn Lile Chapman of Denham Springs, Tara Antoinette Lile of Centerville, and Haley Chereé Lile Burley and her husband Keith of Berwick; one sister, Betty D. Evans of Many; one brother, Robert E. Duggan and his wife Kathy of Pineville; nine grandchildren, Trevin, Blaine, and Kelsey Buteaux, Cruise Chapman, Landen, Justin, and Brennen Lile, and McKayla and Brielle Burley; one great grandson, Carson Buteaux; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Ernest “Junior” Lile, Jr.; and her parents, Robert B. Duggan and Lela Neel Duggan.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

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

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