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Leura Belle Diaville

July 22, 1941 — September 25, 2019

Leura Belle Hollier Diaville

EUNICE ~ It is with great sadness that the family of Leura Belle Hollier Diaville announces her passing on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at her residence with loving family by her side at the age of 78.  A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice.  Burial will follow in the Ashford Cemetery with Pastor Travis Turner officiating.

Leura Belle loved crocheting, reading and writing short stories.  Amongst many things she collected, her porcelain dolls and carousels are most remembered. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Dudley Diaville of Lanse Meg. Two sons, Greg Diaville and wife Shelli of Elkins, Arkansas and James Diaville of Eunice; three daughters, Christina Fontenot and husband Dwayne of Eunice, Lori Courville and husband David of Pine Prairie, and Betty Duplechin of Eunice; three sisters Maudraline Gidlow of Jennings, Mary Lou Merritt and husband John of Jacksonville, Florida and Annetta Soileau of Hathaway; fifteen grandchildren Corey Fontenot, Krystal Bourque, Adrian Fontenot, Christoper Courville, Courtney Courville, Caitlyn Courville, Collin Courville, Ashley Diaville, Gregory Diaville II, Shelby Diaville, Kyleigh Diaville, Anissa Israel, Twila Miller, Tonya Duplechin, and Heather Ardoin; twenty nine great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Alcee and Vernice Landreneau Hollier and her son Timothy Diaville.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Saturday, September 28th from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm and again on Sunday, September 29th 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 Eunice, 1301 West Laurel, (337)457-3371 is in charge of arrangements.

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