Dianne Lampman

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Dianne Hollier Lampman passed away on April 11, 2019. She was 73 years old. Funeral services were held April 15 at Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers with Pastor Weldon Moak of First Baptist Church in Broussard officiating.

A native Louisianan born in New Iberia, she returned to Louisiana at the age of 16, after being raised in Casper, Wyoming and graduated from Lafayette High School and then attended Spencer Business College in Lafayette. She had a lengthy career with several oilfield service companies in Lafayette before she retired to Toledo Bend in 1997 with her husband Mel and the idea of easy living. That was soon replaced by volunteerism and working toward making Toledo Bend a better place to live. She served as Secretary/Treasurer of the South Toledo Bend Civic Association and helped organize the Toledo Bend Citizens Advisory Committee and served as their President. She was named to the Board of the South Toledo Bend Water District by the Sabine Parish Police Jury, where she was appointed President of the Board and served in that capacity. She was placed on the Sabine Parish Long Range Water Planning Committee by Senator Gerald Long and served as Secretary. She and her husband, Beauford “Mel” Lampman moved back to Lafayette in 2015 to be closer to their family.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her beloved husband, Beauford “Mel” Lampman; sons, Dennis Todd May and wife Cheryl Massa May and Alan Kent May and spouse, Alex Lopez; granddaughters, Lauren Elizabeth May and Katie Lynn May; stepdaughter, Tami Diane Diaz; stepson, Steven Miles Lampman and wife Linda Touchet Lampman; step-grandsons, James Travis Hunter and Lyndsey Scott Hunter and wife Holly DeLeon-Hunter; great-step-granddaughter, Memphis Hunter; Erich Miles Lampman and his wife Jordan Moeller-Lampman; great-step-grandson, Grayson Lampman; step-granddaughter, Amy Lampman Conaster and her son, Mark Alan; nieces, Brandi Hollier and Nikki Hollier; nephew, Shane Hollier; and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernell Breeding Hollier and Warren Joseph Hollier; brother, James Trent Hollier; maternal grandparents, Samuel Breeding and Myrtle O’Steen; and paternal grandparents, Edward Manuel Hollier and Eva Breaux.

Interment was held at Holy Mary Mother of God Cemetery in Lafayette.

Pallbearers were Kurt Deshotels, David Henry, Travis Hunter, Lyndsey Hunter, Erich Lampman and Alex Lopez.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Lampman family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA is in charge of funeral arrangements.

George Shadoin

A memorial services for George Shadoin, 80, of Emporia, Virginia will be held on May 4, 2019 at 10 a.m. at The Life Church in Many with Pastor Jim Manning officiating. He was born on July 15, 1938 in Converse to AJ and Johnnie Norwood Shadoin, and passed away on April 7, 2019 at Colonial Heights Health Care in Colonial Heights, Virginia. He was cremated.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jackie Shadoin; and nine siblings.

Left to cherish his memory are his devoted niece, Toni Feid and husband Bob of Emporia, Virginia; and brother, Bernard Shadoin and wife Patsy of Converse.

Memorials may be made to the Life Church in Many.

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