Mary Frances “Aunt Ducky” Broussard
Mary Frances “Aunt Ducky” Broussard, 95, of Vinton, died Sunday, Aug. 26, The Meadows in Orange. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Welsh Memorial United Methodist Church in Vinton, with the Rev. Kathy Fitzhugh officiating. Burial will follow at Nibletts Bluff Cemetery in Vinton.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the church.
Born in Blue Creek, WV on Dec. 18, 1917, Mary was the daughter of Charles Edward Radcliffe and Nelle (Wright) Radcliffe. She worked at First City National Bank for 35 years as an assistant cashier and was a supervisor of new accounts. For 60 years, Mary was a member of the Grand Chapter of West Virginia order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of Welsh Memorial United Methodist Church in Vinton, Louisiana. Mary was a loving aunt to all her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Radcliffe; husband, Charles V. Broussard; sister, Margaret Lockhart; brother-in-law, D.G. Lockhart; and nephew, C.W. “Corky” Lockhart.
Mary is survived by her nieces, Mary Ann Floyd of Kingwood and Pud O’Quinn and husband, Mike of Vinton; great-nephews, Scott Lockhart of DeQuincy, Chris Lockhart of Carlyss, LA; great nieces, Gaye Lynn Alexander of Lafayette, LA, Sarah Nelle Ballard of New Caney, Mary Vice of Vinton, Ellen Reed of Orange, Missy McClelland of Vinton, Michelle Lockhart of Carlyss; and numerous great great-nieces and nephews.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Ethan Reed, Patrick Vice, Michael Ballard, Garret Lockhart, Richard Paul Fontenot and Kenneth Ray Broussard. Honorary Pallbearers will be J.E. Broussard, Melvin Wilkinson, Larry Hare and Don Perry.
Arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.