Juanita M. LeBlanc, 88, of Bridge City, passed away on May 19, 2017, in Orange. Funeral Mass will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM, Monday, May 22, 2017, and a Rosary will be held at 7:00 PM with Deacon Hazen Kenney officiating, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in LeBlanc Community, Louisiana, on February 21, 1929, she was the daughter of Obey LeBlanc and Laura Bernard LeBlanc. Juanita was an amazing seamstress and loved making dresses. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Henry Catholic Church and was involved with Knights of Columbus. She loved and cherished her family dearly. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother who will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Walter LeBlanc; and sister, Jeanette Broussard. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Mayo LeBlanc; children, Lenora Sayers and husband, Brenner, Sharon Ellis and husband, Buddy, all of Bridge City, TX, Nita Daigle and husband, Barry, of Silsbee, TX, Carl LeBlanc and wife, Sherry, and Carroll LeBlanc and wife, Sharon, all of Orange; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and sister, Cle’anne Burk-LeBlanc and husband, Sonny, of LeBlanc Community, LA. Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Ellis, Rodney Daigle, Trevor Gonzalez, Bryan Droddy, Kenneth Harris, and Wesley LeBlanc. Honorary pallbearers are Mario Gonzalez.

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