John Chris LaCour

A mass for John “Chris” LaCour will be celebrated on Friday August 24, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. in St Augustine Catholic Church in Melrose with Fr. Jacob Thomas officiating. John “Chris” LaCour died August 17, 2007 at Natchitoches Long Term Care. He was born October 29, 1939 to the late Manuel and Annie LaCour. He was a native of Isle Brevelle, he was educated at St James Catholic School in Alexandria and attended the University of New Mexico.

He was a member of the American Legion in Natchitoches, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, and was a member of the Council on Aging in Natchitoches.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Manuel and Annie LaCour; his stepmother Rachel; his parents Louis and Esther Sibley; and his brothers Arnold LaCour and Charles Aaron.

He leaves to cherish his memory with love of his wife Audrey; his sons, John Chris Jr. and Charles (Christa) LaCour; four grandchildren, Chantelle Gallaway, John Chris 3rd, Audrey and Lilly LaCour. Eight brothers, Manuel (Bubba) (Ora Mae) LaCour Jr., Pete (Barbara), Joseph, James (Diane) LaCour of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Rev. J.D (Pearl) Aaron, Rev. Donald (Ida) Sibley of Alexandria, Rev. Louis (Barbara) Sibley 3rd, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Four sisters, Suzanne (John) Padilla, Judy LaCour, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Pearl Huckaby of Shreveport, Patricia and Robert Cleveland of Alexandria; sisters-in-law and brothers-in- law, Jean LaCour of San Antonia, Texas, Fredericka Jacobs of Mississippi, Jodie Ann Nesbit, Rudolph (Ann) Fox, John Fox of Bermuda, Colin (Rosiland) Smith of Atlanta, Georgia; Lou Ethel Aaron of Alexandria; his aunt Dorothy (Hiram) Ingram of Bermuda; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and a host of extended family and cherished friends.

Visitation will be on August 24, 2007 at St. Augustine Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. mass at 10:30 a.m.

Internment at St. Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches. Online condolences may be given at http://www.blanchardstdenis