Wilda Ester Deshotel
November 1, 1919  -  June 30, 2017

Wilda Ester Deshotel

Bayou Rouge Pentecostal Church
1818 Hwy 360
Palmetto, LA  71358
Monday, July 03, 2017
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Bayou Rouge Pentecostal Church
1818 Hwy 360
Palmetto, LA  71358
Monday, July 03, 2017
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Methodist Cemtery
486 Jsoeph Street
Palmetto, LA  71358
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Bayou Rouge- Funeral services for Wilda Ester Deshotel, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017, in the Bayou Rouge Pentecostal Church. Rev. Bob Fruen will conduct the service. Rite of Committal will be held at Methodist Cemetery in Palmetto.

Wilda age 97, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017, at her home. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by loving children, James Reed Leger and his wife, Janet of Bayou Rouge, Gerald Leger and his wife, Kathy of Bayou Rouge, Allen Dean Leger and his wife Lisa, of Bayou Rouge, Leon Anthony Leger and his wife, Jan of Bayou Rouge, Randy Wayne Leger and his wife, Daphne of Linden, Tenn., and Pauline Leger Henagan and her husband, Jerry of Livingston, nineteen grandchildren, thirty two great-grandchildren and thirty one great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death her husband, Anthony "Slim" Leger, her parents, Edgar and Ola Bertrand, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family requests visitation be held on Monday, July 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Bayou Rouge Pentecostal Church in Bayou Rouge.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas, LA.


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  1. michael posey
    Corinth, TX

    so sorry to hear of her passing another great Pentecostal lady is welcomed to Heaven our loss is a gain. As My grandmother used to say " I want to hear him say well done my Good and faithful servant Sis Deshotel is almost the same age as my grandmother who was born in 1917

  2. Lori Clark
    Laurinburg, LA

    My heart is sadden to hear of her passing. She was a sweet and kind lady. I loved to hear her talk of the "old days". She touched my life in many ways. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  3. Sheila Bertrand Driskill
    Slidell, LA

    Prayers are with you all. Loved her so much. She would always come visit or Mom and I would visit her . Will never forget her and her dog Bridget. Niow she is in her heavenly home with JESUS and all her family and friends that have gone before her. Love you Aunt Wilda and will miss you 🙏🙏🙏

  4. Jane Soileau
    Melville, LA

    A very sweet lady of God. I loved to hear her sing in church. One of the songs she and Sister Claudia sang was 'I think I'll go back home'. Now she is permanently in her heavenly home. Her race is run.

  5. Griselda Ledoux
    Dickinson, TX

    I'm so sorry for your loss, our families thoughts and prayers will be your family.

  6. Glenn and Donna Mouille
    Hot Springs, AR

    Praying for the family. Sending love and hugs

  7. Iris Stevenson
    Choudrant, LA

    What a legacy she has left with all the lives she has toouched. May God bless and comfort each of you.

  8. Alfern Firmin
    Opelousas, LA

    My prayers are you.

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