Mary L. LaJaunie
Mary L. LaJaunie
Mary L. LaJaunie, 65, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.
Mary was born on Aug. 11, 1948, in Morgan City, the daughter of Frank F. Elliott and Leola Eva LaCoste Elliott.
Mary enjoyed cooking as well as watching her soap operas every day. Of all the things Mary did in her life, the thing she loved the most was spending time with her family, especially spoiling her grandchildren.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by three daughters, Helen Elliott and Brent Reed of Pride, Angela Randale and Joel Valdez of Bayou L’Ourse, and Veronica Faye LaJaunie and Jamie Singleton of Morgan City; lifelong companion, Leroy Bailey of Morgan City; and five grandchildren, Heather Grow and husband, Ira, Ejay Acosta and Brittany Bordelon, Kaylan Acosta and Bryan Burns, Brandi Turner and Andrew Hebert, Chris Turner Jr. and Kayla Landry. Mary is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Lou Elliott, Eulah Percle, Penny Elliott and Joyce Romero; and four brothers, Frank P. Elliott, Richard “Johnny” Elliott, David J. Elliot Sr. and Garry W. Elliott Sr.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy “Johnny” LaJaunie; one sister, Shirley Canty; and three brothers, Henry Elliott, Charles Elliott and Thomas “Daniel” Elliott.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Mary will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery following the funeral services.