Pattie Prather Stephens
March 18, 1948  -  March 10, 2019

Opelousas- Pattie Prather Stephens, age 70, died in her home in Opelousas, LA on March 10, 2019.

Pattie will always be remembered for her sweet disposition and her kindness toward all people and animals. She loved spending time with her family and many close friends. In years past she was known for her good cooking and hosting dinner gatherings. She was a 1965 graduate from AIC in Opelousas and attended Northwestern State University.

She is survived by daughter Aimee DeJean Romero and husband, Jay from Baton Rouge, LA. A son, Warren Gantt Dejean from Tuscon, AZ. A daughter Katherine Stephens Higginbotham and husband, Dustin Higginbotham of Longmont, CO and three grandchildren she adored.

She is also survived by her brother Brent Prather, MD and wife Patty Prather, her Aunt Julie Torian and Uncle Lee Halphen, nieces, nephew, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr George and Kitty Prather and her sister, Mellie P Fonger.
The family would like to thank all her dear friends for sharing so many good times with Pattie. Thank you for your love and constant concern.

We would like to thank all those who cared for Pattie but our greatest gratitude is to Darlene Fruge for her angelic care and devotion for many years.

And lastly a thanks to the kind people of Opelousas from the workers at Hacienda Resturant where Pattie, her brother and friends met bi-weekly for lunch. To the hair stylists at Inspirations, you were her extended family.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel in Opelousas on March 15, 2019, with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m.; followed by a graveside service at Bellevue Memorial Cemetery.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.


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