July 20, 1923 ~ Sept. 5, 2011

A private memorial service will be held at a later date for Mrs. Lorraine Johnson Fournier, 88, a longtime resident of Franklin, who passed away Monday, September 5, 2011, at her home with her family at her side.

Lorraine was born in Houston, Texas on July 20, 1923 to the late Frederick Johnson and Mattie Gouner Johnson. She met the love of her life and future husband in the 7th grade while attending Franklin High School and was married immediately after graduating. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Beverly Joseph Fournier Sr. of Franklin; four children, Beverly J. Fournier Jr. and his wife, Lesia, of Breaux Bridge; David Terry Fournier and his wife, Agnes, of Milton; Larry Craig Fournier and his husband, George Slack, of San Francisco, California; and Karen Sue Fournier Bishop and her husband, Donald, of Jeanerette; eight grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Annabeth Stanley and Arlene Pittman.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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