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Nelia Melancon

Nelia Melancon

Nelia “Nellie” B. Melancon, 77, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano passed away November 21, 2014.

Visitation will take place at Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Cut Off on November 25, from 9:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. and at Christian Fellowship Church on November 26, from 8:00 a.m. till funeral time. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with burial following at Cheramie Cemetery.

She is survived by her sons, Leffred J. Melancon Jr. and wife Callarena, Hennessy T. Melancon and wife Angel, and Michael P. Melancon and wife Denise; and grandchildren, Ethan J. Melancon, Michaela Melancon, and Ryne Melancon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leffred “L.J.” Joseph Melancon Sr.; parents, Hennessy and Dorcilla Callais Borne; brothers, Jack Borne and Nelson Borne; and sisters Bessy Borne Guidry, Lucy Borne, Julia Borne Boudreaux, and Louella Borne Verret.

Mrs. Melancon was a homemaker and a member of Christian Fellowship Church.

The family would like to extend thanks to Dr. Camille Pitre, Lady of the Sea General Hospital and Hospice of South Louisiana for their care and compassion.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off entrusted with arrangements.