January 27, 1940 - May 21, 2021
Verla, age 81, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Whitehall, LA. Verla enjoyed dancing, reading, playing rummy, and doing puzzles. She truly was a one-of-a-kind lady who always spoke her mind. Verla believed in living life to the fullest and always made sure she enjoyed each day. She adored her family and was most happy during family get togethers. Verla was a strong, kind, and loving woman who will be deeply missed. Verla is survived by her daughters, Starr McMorris Cedotal (Alan), Genia McMorris Potter; son, Carl Dean McMorris (Susan); sister, Regina Fontenot; and brothers, Joseph "Buck", Jeral Roger, and Danny Fontenot. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shawnee Addison, Angela McMorris Reeves, Bobby Hengst, Chad Hengst, Dustin Hengst, Danielle Cedotal Lamartiniere; great-grandchildren, Camryn Addison, Caylee Addison, Cade Addison, Angel Addison, Christian Reeves, Tyler Reeves, Madelyne Hengst, Braelyne Hengst, Kaydence Hengst, Kayden Hengst, Brycen Lamartiniere, and Madelyn Lamartiniere; and great-great-grandchildren, Kamden Bazile and Addilyn Chaney. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Butch Hurst, Carl E. McMorris, Bruce Mathison, Carl C. Hayman, Raymond Fontenot; infant daughter, Angela McMorris; parents, Daniel and Eunice Delatte Fontenot; sister, Loucinda Fontenot Albert; grandparents, Ramé and Georgiana Fontenot, Oscar Delatte, Julia Guidry; son-in-law, Terry Potter. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation from the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, 12012 Hwy 190 W. Hammond, LA 70401, on Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 12:00 p.m. Archbishop Ollie D. Hollis Jr. DD will officiate and interment will follow in Whitehall Cemetery.
Verla, age 81, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Whitehall, LA. Verla enjoyed dancing, reading, playing rummy, and doing puzzles. She truly was a one-of-a-kind lady who always spoke her mind. Verla believed in... View Obituary & Service Information
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