Marilyn Marie Landry Babin

"I took up my Cross of pain and suffering and followed my Lord and hence I will dwell in His House forever". Marilyn passed away at the age of 78 on January 13, 2014, after a courageous battle waged against multiple myeloma and breast cancer, which took her health, but not her spirit. Her belief in her Loving Savior in whose Arms she now rests forever; remained strong. A resident of New Roads, La. she was a retired Postmaster of 27 years with the United Postal Service. She led a quiet, religious life with her husband and family who were everything to her. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, all of whom remain to cherish her memory forever. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Maurice "Morris" Babin, two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Joe Reeves and Judy and Brad Meaux, one son and daughter-in-law, Frankie and Linda Babin, seven granddaughters, Mary Reeves Porter, Megan and Erin Reeves, Lacie, Lauren and Leah Meaux, Gina Babin, (and 3 girls she considered her granddaughters, Arianna and Breanna Rood; and Samantha Thibodeaux and a grandson, Joshua Babin and wife Liz, a great grandson, Brodie Porter; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Madeline Denson, Margaret and Cline Hooper, Mary Iris and Joseph Berkesch; four brothers and four sisters-in-law, Melvin Landry, Elden and Deborah Landry, Glenn and Marsha Landry, Donnie and Lynn Landry, Nora Dugas, and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Eugene and Wanda Gros, and aunt and uncle Nora and S.J. Serio. Preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cindy Babin, her parents, Eddie and Marie Elda Landry, and a sister, Rebecca Landry. Visiting will be held at Niland Funeral Home in New Roads on Tuesday January 14, 2014 from 6 pm until 9 pm and on Wednesday January 15, 2014 from 8 am until 9:30 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Wednesday January 15, 2014 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Morganza. Conducted by Rev. Msgr. Robert Berggreen. Interment in St. Ann Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Elden Landry, Donnie Landry, Brad Meaux, Joe Reeves, Joshua Babin and Joseph Berkesch. Honorary Pallbearers will be Melvin Landry and Glenn Landry. Special thanks to friends and family who helped so much during her illness and to Pointe Coupee Hospice and Home Health and to Pointe Coupee General and their wonderful staff.

Funeral Home

Niland's Funeral Services, Inc.
210 West End Drive New Roads, LA 70760
(225) 638-7103

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15, 2014