Noella Ann Keller Ackman

Noella Ann Keller Ackman, born on Dec. 24, 1944, and died on Jan. 13, 2013, peacefully at her son’s home in Bayou L’Ourse at 3:17 in the afternoon.

She is survived by her three sons, Terry Wayne Daigle Sr., Kerry Wade Daigle, and Thomas Joseph Ackman Jr. and his wife, Sandy R. Ackman; her three daughters, Penny Galloway and her husband, Elmer Galloway Jr., Angelia Gilbert and her husband, Byron Gilbert, and Deborah Hughes and her husband, Rodney Hughes; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Mabe Sr. and wife, Laurie; sister, Ann Crawford and husband, Jim; brother, Leo Keller and wife, Rachel; and brother, Hubert Mabe.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Bernie Keller and Winnie Hebert Mabe; her husband, Thomas Joseph Ackman Sr.; daughter, Lisa Marie Ackman; grandson, Curtis Wayne Batte Jr.; and great-grandson, Nathan Wayne Ivy.

Noella was a very fun, loving, comical woman who loved to be around her family. Her two favorite hobbies were to sew and dance. Noella will be truly loved and missed by everyone who had the chance to know her.

A time of remembrance and reflection will be observed Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and continuing Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home at 8 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Noella will be laid to rest in the Belle River Baptist Cemetery.

Written with great honors by Nickie Jordan Ackman.

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