Melba Broussard Ardoin
Melba Broussard Ardoin
  • December 16, 1929 - April 21, 2016
  • Louisiana

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Melba Broussard Ardoin, Age 86, a native of Rayne and resident of Welsh went to heaven on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
Melba graduated from Indian Bayou High School in Rayne. She was Catholic by faith and a parishioner of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. Melba was retired from nursing. She was particularly proud of herself in helping bring her first grandson into the world. Her hobbies included cooking, playing cards, sewing, crocheting, and ceramics.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children; Allen Ardoin (Patty), Sharon A. Todd (Kyle), both of Welsh, and Janet Cargile (Tom), of Sulphur. Grandchildren; Shane Ardoin (Leighia), Brandy Ardoin, Candice Ardoin (Megan), Chase Ardoin, April Leger (Brad), Erica Marcotte (Zeb), and Bryce Armentor. Melba is also survived by 8 Great-grandchildren.
The visitation will commence at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Rosary recital will be at 6:00 p.m. The Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until procession time at 10:30. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Welsh on Monday at 11:00 a.m. with Father Alan Trouille as Celebrant. The Committal will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.
Melba was preceded in death by her husband, Edward E. Ardoin, parents, Adonis Broussard and Marie Jeanne Bordes Broussard, brothers, Gobert and Howard Broussard, sisters; Mim Ory, Eula Mae Champagne, Beulah Cradeur, and Dorothy Thibodeaux, and son-in-law, Philip H. McMillin. Words of Comfort may be expressed at