A resident of Port Allen, she passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. She was 36 and a native of New Roads.
Visitation was at Verrette Funeral Home, New Roads, on Friday, Jan. 25, from 7 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. Karla was laid to rest at St. Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery. Karla is survived by a child, Aaliyah Rey'Shawn Huerta, New Roads; mother, Marie Yvonne Desormes-Gremillion, New Roads; sister, Veronica Gremillion-Terrio (Joseph), Ventress; brother, Louis Eric Gremillion Sr. (Patrice), Erwinville; nieces, Kashonna and Kalayah Terrio (godchild), and Alyssa Gremillion; nephews, Louis Eric Gremillion Jr., Zachary, and Jayden Gremillion; great-nephew, Tayshawn Molex; great-niece, Trinitee Early; goddaughter, Raven Batiste; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by her father, Louis Henry Gremillion; sister, Monica Ann Gremillion; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Desormes; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gremillion II; and many other family members. Karla will be truly missed, but always loved and remembered by all the many hearts and lives she touched.