Evangeline Funeral Home

415 E Bridge Street, St. Martinville, LA


Valada Hotard Babin

November 8, 1921June 3, 2019

ST. MARTINVILLE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Laris Joseph “Bolo” Babin, the former Valada Hotard, age 97, at 1:00 pm Thursday, June 6, 2019 with Fr. Ed Duhon officiating. Interment will follow at St. Michael’s Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 8:00 am until 12:30 pm on Thursday with a Rosary at 9:00 am.

A native of Breaux Bridge and resident of St. Martinville, Mrs. Babin passed away at 1:42 pm on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Lafayette General Medical Center.

She is survived by her son, Dean Babin and wife Pennie of Broussard; two daughters, Charlotte Patin Gianelloni and husband Doug of Lafayette and JoAnne Johnson of Catahoula; nine grandchildren, Kevin Seaux, Angel Seaux, Mark Johnson, Josette Johnson, Monique Girard, Carl Patin, Patience Patin, Drake Babin and Cassie Babin; numerous great and great great grandchildren and one brother, Alvin Hotard of Breaux Bridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Laris Joseph “Bolo” Babin; parents, Jules and Lucille Daigle Hotard; daughter, Dianne Seaux and grandchild, Angie Seaux.

Pallbearers will be Dean Babin, Drake Babin, Kevin Seaux, Mark Johnson, Doug Girard and Carl Patin.

To view the on-line obituary, and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.


  • Dean Babin & Pennie, Son
  • Charlotte Patin Gianelloni & Doug, Daughter
  • JoAnne Johnson, Daughter
  • Kevin Seaux, Grandchild
  • Angel Seaux, Grandchild
  • Mark Johnson, Grandchild
  • Josette Johnson, Grandchild
  • Monique Girard, Grandchild
  • Carl Patin, Grandchild
  • Patience Patin, Grandchild
  • Drake Babin, Grandchild
  • Cassie Babin, Grandchild
  • Laris "Bolo" Joseph Babin, Husband (deceased)
  • Lucille Daigle Hotard, Mother (deceased)
  • Jules Hotard, Father (deceased)
  • Dianne Seaux, Daughter (deceased)
  • Angie Seaux, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Mrs. Babin is also survived by numerous great and great great grandchildren.

  • Dean Babin, Active
  • Drake Babin, Active
  • Kevin Seaux, Active
  • Mark Johnson, Active
  • Doug Girard, Active
  • Carl Patin, Active


  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Rosary Thursday, June 6, 2019


Valada Hotard Babin

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