Gertrude Jarreau (Beed) Bonaventure

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Gertrude (Beed) Jarreau Bonaventure, a lifelong resident of Glynn, La., passed away on January4, 2019 at the age of 104. She was the well-known and retired owner of Bonaventure Grocery in Glynn. Beed loved her family, peeling pecans and her animals especially her cat Tee. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ethel (Boo) David, a granddaughter, Jennifer David Melancon of Harvey, La., a great grandson, Marc Joseph Melancon (Kiva) of Bethesda, MD, two great greatgrandchildren, Bruce Value Melancon and Felicia Nicole Melancon, numerous nieces and nephews and two sisters in-laws, Elsie Gauthier Jarreau and Betty Olinde Jarreau. She is preceded in death by her parents Numa Jarreau and Inez Phillippe Jarreau, husband of 46 years, Joseph Value Bonaventure, two infant children, Cecil Bonaventure and Theresa Bonaventure, her siblings Wilford Jarreau, Waddell Jarreau, Wade Jarreau, Calvin Jarreau, Bert Jarreau and Florence Jarreau Major. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 10 am until Noon. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at Noon. Interment will follow at False River Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be her nephews. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bert Jarreau, Jr., Albert Labatut and Brian Collie. The family wishes to thank Pointe Coupee Home Health and Hospice as well as the Bouquet Family, Albert Labatut, Brian Collie and Marie Jarreau for their care, love and friendship that allowed our beloved Beed to be with us so many years.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8, 2019
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