Velma Jarreau Bueche, a native of Jarreau, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
She was 88 and a retired U. S. Postal Service worker having served as Postmaster of Bueche, LA. Visiting was at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland on Tuesday Dec. 3, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. until Mass of Christian Burial in the church at 2:30 p.m., conducted by Rev. Todd Lloyd. Entombment in Chenal Mausoleum. She is survived by her devoted son and caregiver, J.C. Bueche III of Bueche who gave tirelessly of his time and self to care for his mother; two daughters and son-in-law, Tina Bueche Garrett of Ventress, Kimberly Bueche Major and husband Gary of Bueche; one sister, Sadie Jarreau Olinde of Jarreau; grandchildren, Chris D. Garrett, April Garrett Henry, Courtney Garrett Webber, Gary Roy Major Jr., Tiffany Major Lacour; and great grandchildren, Gracie Garrett, Gavin Henry, Camryn and Mia Webber, Peighton Claire Major. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Bueche Jr., parents- Eli and Noelie Jarreau, brother- Renee Jarreau, sister- Inez Aguillard, Florence Bueche and Rosemary Langlois, son-in-law- Terry P. Garrett, granddaughter-in-law- Jody Garrett. Pallbearers are Ray Jarreau, Walter Bueche Jr., James Olinde Jr., Charles Ballard, Gary Roy Major Jr., Chris Garrett. Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Roy Major Sr., James S. Olinde Sr. To sign the guest register, go to www.nilandfuneralservice.com. Arrangements with Niland's Funeral Service Inc., New Roads.