METARIE- A Celebration of Life for Laurie Jean Barker Pigott will be announced at a later date.
Laurie, age 69, a resident of Port Barre and native of New Orleans, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at her residence.
Laurie will be fondly remembered as the life of the party as she marched to the beat of her own drum. She loved celebrating Mardi Gras, listening to good music, watching Lifetime and crafting. Laurie was strong in her beliefs and often campaigned as a political activist. She loved feeling the wind in her hair on a motorcycle. Laurie was an avid Saints and LSU fan. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Roger Aucoin, Jr. and life partner, Michelle Devillier; daughter, Jennifer Aucoin; brother, Dennis Barker, Sr. and wife, Gwen; grandchildren, Jorian Aucoin, Gianno Aucoin, Jolie Laurie Aucoin and Beau Aucoin; great-granddaughter, Camille Aucoin; godchild, Dennis Barker, Jr.; her partner in crime and “Thelma to her Louise”, Roberta Ryals Culpepper; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gustavus Barker and Laura Rita Guarino Barker; and brother, Gustavus “Gus” Barker, Jr.
Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.