Lilly Belle Navarre Arcement, 97, a native of Paincourtville, and a resident of Napoleonville died Tuesday at 10:00 am on April 22, 2014.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until funeral time at St. Philomena Catholic Church Community Center in Labadieville on Saturday April 26, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 pm with burial at the church mausoleum.
She is survived by her children, Beverly Arcement, Daniel Arcement and friend Julie Acosta, Richard Arcement and wife, Susan; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Arcement; grandchildren, Monique Pere’ and husband John, Andre Arcement and wife, Tammie, Lisa Wigger and husband Robert and Angelle Arcement; great grandchildren, Mathew Pere’ and wife Katie, Elise Pere’, Jude Pere’, Ashley Arcement, Aaron Arcement, Cole Wigger and Cali Belle Wigger; great great grandchildren, Michael Pere’ and Madelyn Pere’.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clema J. “T.B.” Arcement; parents, Leon and Lorina Boudreaux Navarre; son, Ashley Arcement, daughter-in-law, Judy C. Arcement; brothers, Louis, Ridley and Russell Navarre; sisters, Yolande Mire and Odessa Picou, Heloise Navarre and Virgie Lee Naquin.
Lilly Belle was known to her family and friends as “Maw-Belle”. Born in 1916, she was surrounded by seven siblings, In 1938 she married T.B. Arcement and raised her family of four children on Oakley Plantation where she and her husband farmed sugar cane. Lilly greeted everyone with a smile and had a loving heart. She was a member of the St. Philomena Church Altar Society and Catholic Daughters.
The family wishes to thank all her caregivers, especially Carol Ann Delcambre, Dr. Charles Bolotte, Dr. Mark McInnis, E.R. physician and his nurses for the compassionate care given to their mother and her family. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Philomena Catholic Church Restoration Fund at P.O. Box 99 Labadieville, LA 70372.
Landry’s Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements or visit landrysfuneralhome.com