Jeanne Marie Picou
August 15, 1918 — December 23, 2011
Jeanne Marie Picou, 93, a native and resident of Morgan City, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at her residence.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with a procession to Morgan City Cemetery.
She is survived by her three daughters, Catherine Bourdier of Morgan City, Dianne Richardson and husband Sid of Texas, and Nell Lamury and husband Lee of Berwick; and one son, David “Doc” Picou and wife Rose of Morgan City.
Jeanne had 17 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Picou Sr.; son, George A. Picou Jr. and wife Shirley; parents, Taylor and Marie Kiff; brothers, Edville Plessala Jr. and Hughes Kiff; and sisters, Lumina P. Thevenot, Luella K. Rody and Wilma K. Alpha.
Jeanne belonged to many groups. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters of America. She also was a member of Come, Lord Jesus! and a Eucharistic minister. She often would bring communion to the sick, and was a devoted and active member of her church.
Jeanne and her husband were the caretakers of Avoca Island Duck Club. Tending to the members’ needs and showing their hospitality were very important to them. Jeanne later was the manager of the Avoca Island Duck Club for many years after her husband’s passing. She loved hunting, fishing, cooking and outdoor activities.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Jeanne left lasting impressions on everyone she met and will truly be missed by all.