LOREAUVILLE — A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Brandy Racquel Vital, 36, at noon Monday, February 23, 2015, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Loreauville with Fr. Paul Onuegbe celebrant.
She will await the resurrection at All Saint Cemetery in Loreauville.
A gathering of family and friends will begin at 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with a rosary to be recited at 10 a.m.
A native of Loreauville and resident of Baton Rouge, she passed at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at her residence.
She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Loreauville and was a member of Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Baton Rouge. She was a 1997 graduate of Broadmoor High School and then attended Nicholls State University.
She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Doris Vital and Dr. Theodore Knatt Sr. of Baton Rouge; two daughters, Briana Jacob and Brysten Jacob of Baton Rouge; one son Bryant Jacob of Baton Rouge, and their father, Nathaniel Jerold Jacob of Loreauville; one brother, Theodore Knatt Jr., of Baton Rouge; two sisters, Tiffany Knatt and Taylor Knatt, of Baton Rouge; one step-brother Christopher Knatt of Baton Rouge; two step-sisters Camille Knatt and Corrinne Knatt of Baton Rouge; maternal grandmother Hazel Vital (Raymond Beals) of Loreauville; a special friend, Ira Smart of Baton Rouge; godparents Ricky Davis of New Iberia and Terry Antoine of Loreauville and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Olivia Knatt; maternal grandfather Lionel Vital Sr.; maternal great-grandparents, Essie Antoine and Mabel Antoine and Louis Vital and Lucy Mae Frazier, paternal grandparents, Avery Knatt, Sr. and Lois Knatt.
Active pallbearers will be Brody Michael Fusilier, Blake Vital, Theo Antoine, Cody Anthony, Jarvus Ryes and Jordan Brown.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lionel Vital Jr., Derwin Antoine, Raymond Beals, Ricky Davis, Alton Antoine Jr. and Phillip Dauterive Jr.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fletcher Funeral Home 609 West Admiral Doyle Drive, New Iberia, LA 70560. Condolences may be expressed at www.fletcherfuneralhomes.org.