Nell Broussard Touchet

December 15, 1931January 7, 2021

ERATH – A Memorial Mass will be conducted for Mrs. Dalton Touchet, the former Nell Broussard, age 89 on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Mausoleum.

A Rosary will be prayed by the Men’s Rosary Group at 9:00 am on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall.

Mrs. Touchet was a native of Erath and resident of New Iberia. She passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:35 am at her residence.

Mrs. Nell loved her family and adored her grandson and great granddaughters. Her personality could easily light up a room and she knew how to make all she met smile. She loved cooking and baking and was known for her beloved lemon squares, that she enjoyed sharing with her friends and family.

She is survived by her daughter, D’Aun Touchet Barras and husband Ricky of New Iberia; grandchildren, Tyler Michael Barras and wife Lauren Robinson Barras, Bridget and Bethanie; two great granddaughters, Addison Lynn Barras and Ansley Marie Barras; one sister, Ola Book of Erath and two brothers, Leonard Broussard and wife Geraldine of Katy, TX and Philip Broussard of Lafayette.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dalton Touchet; one son, Leonard Keith Touchet; parents, Morielle Camille and Mable Broussard, one sister, Hildred Broussard and her brother in law, Mike Book.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • D'Aun Touchet Barras (Ricky), Daughter
  • Tyler Michael Barras (Lauren Robinson Barras), Grandchild
  • Bridget and Bethanie, Granddaughters
  • Addison Lynn & Ansley Marie Barras, Great Granddaughters
  • Leonard Broussard (Geraldine), Brother
  • Philip Broussard, Brother
  • Ola Book, Sister
  • Dalton Touchet, Husband (deceased)
  • Leonard Keith Touchet, Son (deceased)
  • Morielle Camille Broussard, Father (deceased)
  • Mable Broussard, Mother (deceased)
  • Hildred Broussard, Sister (deceased)
  • Mike Book, Brother in law (deceased)


  • Memorial Mass

    Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday, January 22, 2021


Nell Broussard Touchet

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Beth Rivet Williamson

January 8, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Nells passing. I will always have wonderful memories of working with her at Iberiabank. You are all in my prayers.

Jane Valls

January 8, 2021

D'Aun and family. I am saddened by the news of your Mom. It was such a pleasure to have worked with Mrs. Nell and she will always be in my heart. She kept up laughing and gave so much joy.
Jane Valls

Deanna Andre

January 8, 2021

D'Aun, so sorry about your mom. She will be missed and remembered by a lot of friends. If I can do anything for you, please don't hesitate to let me know.