Doris Gayle Sorapuru Schexnayder
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Doris Gayle Sorapuru Schexnayder
  • September 1, 1930 - November 21, 2017
  • Edgard, Louisiana

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Doris Gayle Sorapuru Schexnayder “Maw Maw”, was called to be with our Lord on November 21, 2017 at the age of 87. A native and resident of Lucy, LA. A loving wife, dedicated mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend with a loving heart. Doris will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was a woman of strong faith and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for her entire life. Preceded in death by her husband Leonard Sebastian Schexnayder, Sr., son Llewellyn, parents Leonard and Pauline Francois Sorapuru, brother Murray Sorapuru, Sr., in-laws Arnold and Veronica Roussell Schexnayder, brothers-in-law Stanley, Roland, Hollis and John Schexnayder, Harvey James, Ramos Rousseve, John Summers, Sr., Larry Oubre, Sr., sister-in-law Leona Mae Adams, and godchild Wendell Tregre. She leaves to cherish her memories with her children Leslie (Claudia) of Lutcher, LA, Rhonda Perrin (Stanley) of Luling, La, Reed (Lisa) of Destrehan, LA, Michelle, Leonard, Jr., Darnell of Lucy, LA, Todd (Valerie) of Baton Rouge, LA, Patrice Rader (Russell) of Hahnville, LA, Valerie Richardson (Willie) of Kennesaw, GA, sisters Dolores Rousseve, Carolyn Summers, Diane Plauche’ (Douglas), Paulette Oubre, brother Leonard Sorapuru, Jr.,(Delores), sisters-in-law Linda Sorapuru, Delores, Verna and Adele Schexnayder, and god children Donna Legaux and Debbie Sorapuru Pappas. Doris leaves behind 31 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on November 29, 2017 at 11:00 am, with a visitation beginning at 9:00 am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Edgard, LA. Burial immediately following the Mass. Father Joel Cantones, celebrant.