Beverly DeRouen

Funeral services will be conducted for Mr. Beverly Louis DeRouen, 84, at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Lydia Pentecostal Church with Rev. Ron Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in Beau Pre Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. and resume on Friday, January 20, 2017, at 8 a.m. until 10:15 a.m.

A native of Weeks Island and a resident of New Iberia, Mr. DeRouen passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017, at 9:45 p.m. at Iberia Medical Center.

He was a great outdoorsman, a great hunter, loved to raise birds, a garden made him happy and he knew that was God’s gift to us.

He is survived by his son Casey L. DeRouen and his wife Tina of New Iberia; his daughter Meda DeRouen Stevens and her husband George of Jeanerette; his grandchildren Jimmy Anselum, Doug Close and his wife Rachael, Misty Bourque and her husband Hayward, Dusty Stevens, Tandy Charpentier and her husband Casey, Brandi Alleman and her husband Jake, Bethani Baranco and her fiance’ Drake Landry, Brittani Stanley and her husband Jeromey, Brette Chauvin and her husband Bobby, Jon DeRouen and Brock DeRouen; his brother-in-law V.J. Autin of Houma; his nephew V.J. Autin Jr. of Houma; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ora Mae Autin DeRouen; his parents, Lawrence “Laurent” DeRouen Sr. and Odelle Borel DeRouen; his daughter Cynthia DeRouen Prejean; his son Raymond Anslem Jr.; his sisters Elsie Chaprentier and Betty Dupuis; his brother Lawrence “L.J.” DeRouen Jr.; and his grandchild Bobby “Allen” Close.

Pallbearers will be Casey DeRouen, George Stevens, Brock DeRouen, Jon DeRouen, Hayward Bourque and Dustin McMillian.

Honorary pallbearers will be V.J. Autin, V.J. Autin Jr. and Jimmy Anslem.

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David Funeral Home of New Iberia, 1101 Trotter St., 369-6336, is in charge of arrangements.


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