Inez S. Hymel

April 6, 1920September 19, 2022
Obituary of Inez S. Hymel
Inez Scioneaux Hymel passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022, at the age of 102. Born in Reserve, Louisiana on April 6, 1920 to the late Armand Scioneaux, Sr. and Leona Brack Scioneaux. She is also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, Willard Hymel, Sr.;sisters Anne Lark and Anna Lee Richards; brothers Armand, Jr., Rodney, Durel and Lee Earl Scioneaux. Inez is survived by her son Willard Hymel, Jr. (Sandra); daughters Melanie Golden (David), Melinda LeBlanc (Michael) and Melissa Love (Ronald); grandchildren Willard Hymel III, Paul Hymel, Jessica Canik, Christopher Blount, Heather Durst, Sean LeBlanc, Joy Pierce, Grace Judice, Emily Love, Alyssa Love and Andrea Love; fourteen great-grandchildren. She was an avid reader, worked crosswords daily, loved to shop and prayed the rosary daily. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 12:00pm in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 10:00am. Interment in Lake Lawn Park and Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Heart Association or Masses. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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Monday, September 26, 2022


Monday, September 26, 2022

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