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Phyllis (Leonard) Boutte
June 29, 1952 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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New Iberia ~ A funeral service will be held for Phyllis Leonard Boutte, 71, on Friday, October 13, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home and Cremation Service with Deacon Keith Duhon officiating. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service begins at 12:00. A Rosary will be prayed in the funeral home by Becky Delhomme on Friday at 11:00 a.m.
Mrs. Phyllis passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at Our Lady of Lourdes Heart Hospital in Lafayette, LA.
Phyllis enjoyed gardening and was so excited when the hummingbirds stopped by to visit and feed on her flowers. She and her husband Carroll enjoyed camping, fishing, and the time they spent with their children and grandchildren. She was a housekeeper for 30 years and was driven to clean and organize when she visited relatives especially her brother Alphonse, who was also her dining out partner. She was the fourth child of thirteen. She was a natural caregiver who took on the role of mother, teacher, and highly creative playmate. When her siblings were young, she kept empty cans and bottles to open her grocery store for the little ones to do their shopping. She was a faithful and caring wife who selflessly took care of her husband Carroll for months through the duration of his illness. Phyllis was a wonderful and thoughtful mother, grandmother, and friend. All of her grandchildren anxiously awaited her knock on the door to give them their birthday card with a little something special inside.
Pallbearers; Alphonse Breaux, Tracy Bergeron, Oliver Bergeron, Wyatt Bergeron, Kylan Broussard, and Brandon Freeman.
Survivors include her son Tracy (Jamie Delahoussaye) Bergeron of Coteau, daughters; Tammy (Burc) Prejean of Youngsville, Connie Elias of Youngsville; Stepson Randall (Tammy) Bourque) Boutte of Youngsville; sister, Brenda Gaspard; grandchildren Wyatt & Oliver Bergeron, Kylan Broussard, Adalyn Delahoussaye, Brandon (Shelby) Elias, Brett Elias, Ashlan Derouen, Ethan Derouen, Kalyn Delahoussaye, Emily, Bailey, Chloe & Jillian Baudoin; great-grandchildren, Ellie, Addison & Tucker Elias, and Paisley White.
Preceded in death by her mother Isabelle Marie Leonard, second husband, Carroll Boutte, first husband, Auguston Bergeron, Jr.; sons, Todd, and Tony Bergeron; sisters, Anna Rawlins, Laura McClain and Alida Morton; brothers, Wilder, Dennis and David Breaux; son-in-laws, Randy Elias & Brian Derouen.
Visitation will take place at Greene Funeral Home in New Iberia on Friday, October 13, 2023, from 10:00 am until time of service. Becky Delhomme will recite the rosary at 11:00 a.m.
Greene Funeral Home located at 802 Weldon Street, New Iberia, LA is in charge of arrangements.
Friends and family may post condolences for the Boutte family by visiting our website at www.greenefhcs.com.