Alvin John "A.J." Pourciau Jr.
Alvin John "A.J." Pourciau Jr., born July 29, 1949, died at his home in Hineston, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007. Wake at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wake at St. Clair Baptist Church, Gardner, on Friday from 10 a.m. until service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Alfred Murphy officiating. Graveside service at Burroughs Cemetery, Elmer, under the direction of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale. A.J. served his country in the Navy aboard the USS Lapon as a mechanic and was employed at Georgia Pacific in Port Hudson. His passion was his family, especially his grandchildren, his horses, trailriding across the country and fishing. He was a member of the NRA and BASS. A.J. leaves behind his wife, Jeanette "Jett" Harvey-Pourciau; mother, Emma Pourciau Millet, Baker; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Christopher and Arlene James, Morgan City, Davis Lee "Bubba," Breaux Bridge, and Alvin John III, Walker; stepson, Frank Harvey and wife Kim, Gonzales; two stepdaughters, Jody and husband Kevin Guidry, and Jenny, whom A.J. called his "Angel," of Hineston; 12 grandchildren, Britney, Jasmine and Dakota, all of Breaux Bridge, Ayden, of Gonzales, Hayley and Sidney, both of Arnaudville, Lynden, Lacey and Gabe, all of Gonzales, and Laramie, Laiklin and Lawson, all of Hineston; stepgranddaughter, Brooke Barker, Morgan City; stepgreat-granddaughter, Saige Barker, Morgan City; sister, Alma Marroy, Baker; nephews, John David Marroy, Baker, and Mike Marroy, Walker; and niece, Christina Marroy, Baker. A.J. was preceded in death by his father, Alvin J. Pourciau Sr.; stepfather, Larry "Poppie" Millet; maternal grandparents, Roy F. and Louise Bosch Roger, who were of New Orleans; and paternal grandparents, Clarence and Odette Basso Pourciau, who were of Baton Rouge. Pallbearers will be Chris, "Bubba" Davis and John Pourciau, Frank Harvey and Kevin Guidry, Mike and John David Marroy and Ricky Saloom. Honorary pallbearers are E.J. Miller, Elroy Taylor, Carl Hunt, Jim Joiner, Wayne Waller, Don Richey and his trail-riding pals, Vic, Larry and Buddy.
Published by The Advocate on Sep. 27, 2007.
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NaNan, Aunt Alma, and Aunt Jett,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle A.J. I wish I was able to come to the wake and be with everyone during this tough time. I just wanted to remind you that Uncle A.J. is in such a better place. During his time with us, he has touched the lives of many people and animals. I am praying for you, and I am with you during your mourning. My deepest sympathies go out to you. I miss and love you all; God Bless!
Hayley Feindel
September 29, 2007
Mrs. Emma & Alma,

I was so sorry and shocked to see the paper that A.J. has passed away. I remember all the good times my family has with your family when we were young. Being an only child I always felt as if Alma and A.J. were my older sister and brother.I'll keep you in my prayers.
Love You
Sonya (Fremin) Sherman and family
Sonya Sherman
September 27, 2007
Miss Jett, I am sorry to hear of the loss of A.J. He always made me laugh as he worked on my line. Most of all I miss our small talk while you were upstairs. You have my deepest sympathy.
Kenny Myles
September 27, 2007
Jett,
We are sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your memories provide you with comfort.
Kindest Regards,
Elaine Pace
Barbara Pace Mumphrey and Family
Cheryl Pace Eccard and Family and Scott Pace and Family.
Elaine Pace
September 27, 2007
Dear Jett and family. I am so sorry to hear about AJ. What every one says about AJ is true. He always had a smile and was ready to help any one. We have known AJ for a long time by having his insurance. We know you have both been having a hard time and out prayers are with you. AJ will be missed. Tracy Kimble Allstate Insurance.
Tracy Kimble
September 27, 2007
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. A.J. was our neighbor for many years. I will never forget how good A.J. was to my Mother, Mrs. Lea, she always looked forward to his visits and she enjoyed keeping an eye on his horses when he was at work.
Wanda&Wendell Rhodus
September 27, 2007
To the family, I am sorry for the loss of a wonderful,caring,always had a smile on his face,hard working, do anything in the world for anyone, kind of man...A.J. was my cousin, my dancing buddy, and a wonderful friend. A.J. was a fighter, and fought this disease for many years till the end.
Jett,I am glad he found you, he told me you made him happy, and was his everything..... I will miss the good times,"Jitter-bugs", his B.S.,and his smile. Well now he is in heaven with those before him. His dad Uncle Alvin, & my dad A.J. Breaux were waiting for him with a Budweiser and a Joke at the pearly gates. There will never be another man like him, and I will miss him, but I will always hold the memories dear to my heart....May God Bless!!
Tanya Breaux White
September 27, 2007
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