Lelia Estelle Cupit

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 19,2008, in the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Lelia EstelleCupit, 88, who died Monday, March 17, 2008, at her residence. TheRev. John White of Southern Care Hospice will officiate.

Interment will be held in Damascus Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Mrs. Cupit, a native of Magnolia, was the daughter of the EdgarGuy and the former Stella Wingate. She had been active asregistered nurse for over 40 years of services and as a homemakerfor more than 60 years of service.

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She is survived by her husband, Malcolm L. Cupit, of Broussard;daughters, Ann Melancon and Lauren Elias; son, Edgar Cupit andWayne Cupit; grandchildren, Michael Melancon, Kyle Cupit and NathanFreitag; great-grandchildren, Kellie and Drake Melancon; and hersisters, Mary Lee Hendrick and Sue Oliver.

She was preceded in death by per parents.

Pallbearers will include Nathan Freitag, Ken Elias, MichaelMelancon, and Dwain Melancon.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed Tuesday from4 until 8 p.m. and continue Wednesday from 8 a.m. to time ofservices.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Cupit family atwww.delhommefuneralhome.com

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the staff ofSouthern Care Hospice.

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, is in charge of allfuneral arrangements.