Donna passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 10:50 a.m. at the Hospice of Baton Rouge Butterfly Wing, at the age of 58 from complications of diabetes.
She was native and resident of Port Allen. She was a 1974 graduate of Redemptorist High School. Visiting was at Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen on Thursday, Dec. 19th from 5 to 9 p.m. and again on Friday, Dec. 20th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m., celebrated by Rev. David Allen. Interment followed in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery in Brusly. Donna is survived by her husband, Johnny C. Crochet; parents, Don and Anne Cancienne Baucum; two sons, Caleb B. Crochet and Joshua C. Crochet, all of Port Allen; one brother & sister-in-law, Stormy and Becky Baucum of Brusly; numerous nieces and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her grandparents. Donna was affectionately known as "Momma Donna" because she welcomed her sons' friends into her heart and home. Pallbearers will be Justin Baucum, Larry Paul Whitted, John David Cambre, Lonnie Crochet, Ryan Hurst, Josh Hurst, Eli Koniditsiotis, Garrett Gascon, and Tanner Strahan. Donna's family truly appreciates the unwavering love and support that Johnny gave to her during her lengthy illness. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, Wilbert Funeral Home, 440 South Alexander Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767 to defray funeral costs.