OBITUARY

Julia Gradney Durousseau

June 3, 1934March 4, 2019
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Julia Gradney DuRousseau was born on June 3, 1934 to Avie and Alice Gradney. Julia was united in marriage to John DuRousseau on January 3, 1953. Through this union they were blessed with 5 children, 2 boys and 3 girls; Merlin DuRousseau, Raymond DuRousseau, Margaret (DuRousseau) husband, Joseph Richard, Maria (Durousseau) Mott, Nancy DuRousseau.

She was a wonderful loving mother to her children and grandchildren. She was a compassionate, strong, gentle, caring and giving person. She touched the hearts of many throughout her life. Whoever met her could not help but love her from the first time they met her. She will truly be missed by her family and friends.

Her memories are left to be cherished by; children, 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Blaze Mable Abbott, Mildred Addie; brother, Audley Gradney; daughter in-law Dianna DuRousseau.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. DuRousseau; son, Merlin Durousseau; parents, Avie and Alice Gradney; brothers, Jack Gradney, Austin Gradney; sisters, Lula Gradney and Florence Rougeau.

The DuRousseau family would like to give special thanks to Heart of Hospice staff and counselor, Laura; nurses, Erin, Brittany and Sam; Chaplin's, Theron and Rob. Also to Julia's personal caregiver Maxine Harris and prayer warrior, Loretta Lejeune from St. Theodore's Catholic Church.

Visitation will be held on Saturday March 9, 2019 at Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff from 8am until leaving to St. Theodores Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian burial. Mass will begin at 12pm With Monsignor DuBois officiating. A Rosary will be prayed 11am at the funeral home.

Words of comfort may be shared with the DuRousseau family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • Her memories are left to be cherished by; children, 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Blaze Mable Abbott, Mildred Addie; brother, Audley Gradney; daughter in-law Dianna DuRousseau.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Avie and Alice Gradney; son Merlin DuRousseau; brothers, Jack Gradney, Austin Gradney; sisters, Lula Gradney and Florence Rougeau.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • David Blaze, Pallbearer
  • Seddrick DuRousseau, Pallbearer
  • Joseph Chretein, Pallbearer
  • Andre' DuRousseau, Pallbearer
  • Brandon DuRousseau, Pallbearer
  • Adam Richard, Pallbearer
  • Derrick Gradney, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, March 9, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, March 9, 2019
REMEMBERING

Julia Gradney Durousseau

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Denise Brown

March 7, 2019

To; Margaret, I am deeply sorry for your lost. You and your family have my condolences and I will always be here for you. I have plenty of hugs and prayers.

Danna Gilbert

March 7, 2019

Margaret, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I pray God will bless you and give you comfort and peace. May your sweet mother rest in peace.
Sincerely,
Danna Gilbert

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Biography

Julia Gradney DuRousseau was born on June 3, 1934 to Avie and Alice Gradney. Julia was united in marriage to John DuRousseau on January 3, 1953. Through this union they were blessed with 5 children, 2 boys and 3 girls; Merlin DuRousseau, Raymond DuRousseau, Margaret (DuRousseau) husband, Joseph Richard, Maria (Durousseau) Mott, Nancy DuRousseau.

She was a wonderful loving mother to her children and grandchildren. She was a compassionate, strong, gentle, caring and giving person. She touched the hearts of many throughout her life. Whoever met her could not help but love her from the first time they met her. She will truly be missed by her family and friends.

Her memories are left to be cherished by; children, 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Blaze Mable Abbott, Mildred Addie; brother, Audley Gradney; daughter in-law Dianna DuRousseau.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Avie and Alice Gradney; son Merlin DuRousseau; brothers, Jack Gradney, Austin Gradney; sisters, Lula Gradney and Florence Rougeau.

Visitation will be held on Saturday March 9, 2019 from 8am until leaving to St. Theodores Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian burial. Mass will begin at 12pm With Monsignor DuBois officiating. A Rosary will be prayed 11am at the funeral home.

Words of comfort may be shared with the DuRousseau family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com