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J. E. Hixson & Sons

3001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA

OBITUARY

Leora Mae David

November 10, 1927September 4, 2019
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Leora Mae David, age 91, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday September 4, 2019. Leora was born November 10, 1927 to Lionel and Lillie David.

She was raised in Iowa, La and graduated from Iowa High School. She was married to Herman Warren David for 54 years. Leora loved to dance, sing, cook, garden, and enjoyed outdoor activities. She lived an example of goodness. She was prayerful, kind, and enjoyed serving others. She demonstrated a positive attitude, always hopeful and trusting in God. Leora was devoted to her Catholic faith and family.

Leora is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herman Warren David; grandson, Warren David; daughter in-law, Juanita David.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Mitchell David (Charlotte), John David ( Stephanie), Kathryn Ledoux (Ray), Elizabeth Pellerin, Cindy Courville (Reggie), Philip David, and Rafe David (Mary) all of Lake Charles, La; twenty one grandchildren, Luke, Seth, Ryan, Beth, Jenny, Warren, Cory, Allison, Laura, Paul, Rachel, Ann, Clifford, Christa, Katie, Halie, Brooke, Madison, Dean, Melissa, Rafe Jr.; numerous great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Visitation will be held at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles on Friday September 6, 2019 from 4pm until 8pm with a Rosary service at 6pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Saturday at 8am until time of departure to the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lacassine, La. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am at the church with Father Rojo officiating. Burial will follow in Lacassine Cemetery.

The David family would like to extend their thanks to the staff and nurses at Brookdale retirement community and The Guardian Assisted living facility, for their devoted and loving care.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com for the David family.

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  • Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Mitchell David (Charlotte), John David ( Stephanie), Kathryn Ledoux (Ray), Elizabeth Pellerin, Cindy Courville (Reggie), Philip David, and Rafe David (Mary) all of Lake Charles, La; twenty one grandchildren, Luke, Seth, Ryan, Beth, Jenny, Warren, Cory, Allison, Laura, Paul, Rachel, Ann, Clifford, Christa, Katie, Halie, Brooke, Madison, Dean, Melissa, Rafe Jr.; numerous great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

    Leora is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herman Warren David; grandson, Warren David; daughter in-law, Juanita David.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 7, 2019

Memories

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Trudy Lynn LeBlanc/Bourgeoisold

September 7, 2019

So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful person!!! I’m so glad that I got to visit with her when I would go to see Uncle Preston. She would light up when I told her that I knew her children!! I love you all!!! Trudy Lynn

Dawn Storer

September 5, 2019

I have the pleasure of knowing her thru the family. Very nice woman and my sister enjoyed and loved her. Nita has gone before her and will welcome her with open arms along with the Lord. She will be missed dearly by family and friends. We have had the the pleasure of being family. With fond and loving memories! Jorge and Dawn Storer

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Biography

Leora Mae David, age 91, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday September 4, 2019. Leora was born November 10, 1927 to Lionel and Lillie David.

She was raised in Iowa, La and graduated from Iowa High School. She was married to Herman Warren David for 54 years. Leora loved to dance, sing, cook, garden, and enjoyed outdoor activities. She lived an example of goodness. She was prayerful, kind, and enjoyed serving others. She demonstrated a positive attitude, always hopeful and trusting in God. Leora was devoted to her Catholic faith and family.

Leora is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herman Warren David; grandson, Warren David; daughter in-law, Juanita David.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Mitchell David (Charlotte), John David ( Stephanie), Kathryn Ledoux (Ray), Elizabeth Pellerin, Cindy Courville (Reggie), Philip David, and Rafe David (Mary) all of Lake Charles, La; twenty one grandchildren, Luke, Seth, Ryan, Beth, Jenny, Warren, Cory, Allison, Laura, Paul, Rachel, Ann, Clifford, Christa, Katie, Halie, Brooke, Madison, Dean, Melissa, Rafe Jr.; numerous great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Visitation will be held at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles on Friday September 6, 2019 from 4pm until 8pm with a Rosary service at 6pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Saturday at 8am until time of departure to the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lacassine, La. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am at the church with Father Rojo officiating. Burial will follow in Lacassine Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com for the David family.