Opelousas- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for, Leanna Lemoine Briley, on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas. Msgr. Russell Harrington will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.
Leanna, age 82, a resident of Opelousas, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home.
She is survived by children, Robert E. Briley, Jr. (Caren) of North Carolina, Paul E. Briley (Nancy) of Opelousas, Michael W. Briley (Greta) Terry, Mississippi, Frank D. Briley (William Channing) of Honey Grove, Texas, and Cynthia M. Briley of Opelousas, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Briley, Sr., parents, Clifton J. Lemoine and Bernadette S. Lemoine, six, brothers, and three, sisters.
Pallbearers will be Robert Briley, Jr., Paul Briley, Michael Briley, Frank Briley, Nicholas Briley and Christopher Briley.
The family requests visitation be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. The rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday by Deacon John Miller. The funeral home will reopen for visitation on Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
My deepest sympathies to all of you. Your family is in my prayers. She was such a nice lady and I enjoyed visiting with her after Mass.
Geraldine SoileauOpelousas, LA
Paul, just heard about the passing of your mom. Our prayers go out to you and Nancy and your family.
Don & Verline FontenotVille platte, LA
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss. May she rest in peace.
Joseph & Aline MillerOpelousas, LA
To Dennis and the entire family, please know that you are all on my heart at this time. Draw strength from each other as you gather together and send your Mom on her heavenly journey.
Heather (Richard) Hall
Heather HallGloucester, MA