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Eva Vicknair

June 27, 1927 — September 20, 2018

Eva Mae "Taunt Mae" Vicknair, age 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at her home at 8:16 p.m. A resident and native of St. Amant, LA. She was Rosie the Riveter and very proud to have worked on the PBY Catalina Aircraft during WWII and a seamstress. A former owner of Vick's Backyard Nursery for over 40 years. Visiting at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 44450 Hwy. 429, St. Amant, LA on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. celebrated by Rev. Donald Blanchard. Entombment in church mausoleum. Survived by her four daughters, Bridget (Danny) Stephens, Jennifer (Mike Rousseau) Pitre, Jewel (Gabriel) Gautreaux, and Yvette (Joe) Templet; son, Audie (Kim) Vicknair; sister, Aline Lambert Boudreaux; sister-in-law, Nomie Lambert; eight grandchildren, Melburn (Sarah) Stephens, Dwayne (Shannon) Templet, Gabe (Ashley) Gautreaux, Jamie (Tara) Templet, Aledia (Chad) Sanchez, Ooly (Wayne) LeJeune, Elizabeth (Louis) Lee, and Simmie (Kyle) Soileau; twenty great grandchildren, Whitney (Gabe Gotte) LeJeune, Ryan LeJeune, Jacob Templet, Sarah Templet, Reid Templet, Nina Templet, Cle' Sanchez, Caroline Sanchez, Colton Lee, Haley Lee, Charlie Stephens, Hannah Soileau, Adam Soileau, Taylor Gautreaux, Damien Gautreaux, Kate Gautreaux, Chauncey Stephens, Garrett Stephens, Dylan Stephens, and Jayden Kelly. Preceded in death by her husband, Dolphy A. Vicknair and Archie LeBourgeois; parents, Damien L. and Rosa Marie Lambert; brothers, Sullivan and Raymond "Rambo" Lambert; sisters, Hermine Boudreaux and Earline LeBourgeois; grandson, Joey Stephens; brothers-in-law, Percy Boudreaux, Nobles LeBourgeois, and Marcus Boudreaux; and sister-in-law, Cecila Lambert. Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great grandsons. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Audubon Hospice, 9181 Interline Dr., Ste. 220, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 or Downs Syndrome Awareness Group, P. O. Box 82378, Baton Rouge, LA 70884. Special thanks to her caregivers Kim, Christine, and Jackie for the love and care given to her. Please visit the online guestbook.

Visitation


Holy Rosary Catholic Church
44450 Hwy 429
St. Amant, LA  70774
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Service


Mass of Christian Burial

Holy Rosary Catholic Church
44450 Hwy 429
St. Amant, LA  70774
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
11:00 a.m.

Cemetery


Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery
44450 Hwy 429
St. Amant, LA  70774

Memorial Contributions


Audubon Hospice
9181 Interline Dr., Ste. 220
Baton Rouge, LA  70809

Downs Syndrome Awareness Group
P. O. Box 82378
Baton Rouge, LA  70884
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