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Frances Darbonne

October 4, 1923 — June 18, 2021

Opelousas – A Funeral Service for Frances Tidwell Darbonne will be held on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the Louisiana Memorial United Methodist Church of Opelousas. Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas.

Frances, age 97, passed away at her home on Friday, June 18, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

Frances was a dedicated member of Port Barre United Methodist Church for 75 years where she played the piano and served many different administrative roles within the church. Frances also worked as an administrator at Dupre Carrier Godchaux for 33 years.

Frances is survived by her son, Dr. Tom L. Darbonne (Suzie); 2 grandchildren; Ashley Darbonne and Lesley Darbonne Beyt (Mark);1 great-grandchild; Margaret Elizabeth (Meggie) Beyt.

Frances is preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years Lloyd Joseph Darbonne and her 11 siblings.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas.

Pallbearers will be Mark Beyt, Gregory Bordelon, Robert Voitier, Donald Richard, Walter Gay, Judge James Doherty and Dr. David Williams. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bobby Dupre, Jo-Fred Godchaux, Edward Guillory, Dr. Jack Jackson, Clifford Darbonne and Leroy Johnson.

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

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Service Schedule

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Monday, June 21, 2021

5:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Louisiana United Memorial Methodist Church

515 E Bellevue St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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