James Earl Hebert

November 29, 1927March 15, 2013

NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mr. James E. “Cookie” Hebert, age 85, at 10:00 am Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charles Langlois officiating. Interment will be held at Holy Family Mausoleum with a flag presentation by VFW Post #1982.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday until service time. A native of Loreauville and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Hebert passed away at 2:56 pm on Friday March 15, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Hebert served his country honorably in both the U.S. Merchant Marines and the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was employed in the oilfield industry at Lane Wells Co. for 17 years as a wire line technician, Welder’s Supply Co. for 5 years and S&W Machine Shop for 22 years as a salesman. Mr. Hebert’s favorite hobbies included motor homing and dancing. He also loved cooking and talking about recipes with his grandson Jeff.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Kathryn DeHart Hebert; son, Chris E. Hebert and wife Suzanne Talbot Hebert of Boise, Idaho; daughter, Gwen Currie and husband Bruce Currie of The Woodlands, TX; three grandsons, Brad Currie and Brian Currie both of Houston and Jeff Hebert of Norwood, Colorado.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 42 years, Myrtis Fremin Hebert; parents, Octave Joseph and Eunice Dugas Hebert; two brothers, Francis Hebert and Frank Hebert and one sister, Ruby Broussard Dugas.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Hebert, Brad Currie, Brian Currie, Matt David, Mark Landry and Gerald Hebert.

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Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, March 20, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, March 19, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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Wendy Dent

October 30, 2013

Deepest sympathies
We just heard of Uncle Cooks passing thru searching for our Aunt Kathryn . My mother is Lilly Jacque . She is celebrating her 70 th bday this week
I had a surprise party for her & did a family collage
In this we wanted to contact both Uncle Cook and Aunt Kathryn & found phone disconnected . Our deepest prayers for your family & if you could pass on and have whomever is looking after her contact us .
Thank you
Wendy Dent daughter of Lilly Jacque DeHart

Marilyn and Chuck Nelson

March 21, 2013

Chris and Suzanne, we did not know your father but we know he was a kind and loving man because we know the two of you. Your whole family is in our thoughts and prayers.

larry langlinais

March 21, 2013

Gwen and Chris,
Our prayers go out to the family.Your dad was such a gentleman ,as was his two brothers. Great People.!!
God Bless!
Glenda and Larry Langlinais,
New Iberia, La

Jennifer Hebert Landry

March 20, 2013

I was so sad to hear of Uncle Cook's passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

kitty courts

March 20, 2013

Chris, and Family, My deepest sympathy and condolences on the death of your beloved father, Mr. Cookie, my prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. May all the wonderful memories comfort all of you, kitty courts

Linda Peltier

March 19, 2013

As I was reading thru the nice memories of everyone, I too, was reminded of the apartment you lived in. My Mom & Dad, Leroy & Dorothy Peltier, loved your Dad deeply. Now, they are all with God~ Prayers & thoughts are with you. My best to Kathyrn, Gwen & Chris.

Alana Kaye Lindsey

March 19, 2013

To Chris and family,
Please accept my condolences in the loss of your Father. "Old Soldiers never die, they just fade away."

Kim and Jane

March 19, 2013

Chris and Suzanne, we are praying for you to have strength to get through this difficult time. We are glad Jeff is with you and you have been able to spend time with your sister. We love you both and are keeping a watchful eye on Abby.

Patricia Adams

March 19, 2013

I am very sorry to hear of your loss. God Bless you and your family.

Nancy Viator

March 19, 2013

So sorry to hear of his passing. We will miss him at The Urology Clinic. He always had a smile on his face.