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1946 Barbara 2020

Barbara Lejeune

December 30, 1946 — January 23, 2020


IOTA-It is with heavy hearts that the family of Barbara LeJeune announces her passing on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Jennings American Legion Hospital at the age of 73. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Iota. Burial will follow in the Reed Cemetery with Pastor Jack Harris officiating.

Barbara was retired from the Acadia Parish School Board where she devoted her career to the education of young children. She was a very Christian woman who loved her God. Barbara loved kids and baking, but the greatest joys of her life were her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her children, Benjamin T. LeJeune and wife, April of Morse, and Jessica Dale LeJeune Lopez and husband, Luis of Tepetate; brother, Gordon Hargrave and wife, Kathleen of Lyons Point; sisters, Deanna Istre of Morse and Margaret Stadum and husband, Wayne of Lake Charles; two grandchildren, Hunter LeJeune and Kyra LeJeune; as well as extended family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Connie “Gro” Dale LeJeune; parents, Benjamin and Effie Gaspard Hargrave; and two brothers, Donald and Burton Hargrave.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Iota on Sunday, January 26th from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm and again on Monday, January 27th from 8:00 am until time of services.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard Street, (337)779.3083 is in charge of arrangements.

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