Muriel Merrick "Lou" Normand
September 20, 1935  -  July 29, 2018

Muriel Merrick "Lou" Normand

St. Marys Assumption Catholic Church
808 Front St
Cottonport, LA  71327
Thursday, August 2, 2018
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St. Marys Assumption Catholic Church
808 Front. St.
Cottonport, LA  71327
Thursday, August 2, 2018
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St. Marys No. 2 Cemetery
498 Indian Bayou Road
Cottonport, LA  71327
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American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK  73123
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Open Hands
5778 Highway 451
Moreauville, LA  71355
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Funeral Mass for Muriel "Lou" Normand of Cottonport will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 beginning at 11am at St. Mary’s Assumption Catholic Church in Cottonport. Visitation will begin Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9am until 11am at St. Mary's Assumption Catholic Church. A mass will immediately follow. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s No. 2 Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Escude Funeral Home.

Muriel Normand, age 82, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Alexandria. She was preceded in death by her parents, Max & Inez Merrick; sister, Jean Claire Merrick. Muriel was a member of the Cottonport Quilter's Club and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Mark (Kathi) Normand of Lafayette, Ned (Patricia) Normand of Pineville, Wayne (Lisa) Normand of Evergreen, & Clay (Roxanne Gaspard) Normand of Cottonport; siblings, Max M. Merrick, Jr. of Cottonport, Carl J. Merrick of Aboard, Beth Merrick of Baton Rouge, & Scott S. Merrick of Baton Rouge. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Jaime Normand, Taylor Normand, Robert Normand, Zach Normand, Jacob Normand, & Amber Kelone; and five great-grandchildren.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers: Jacob Normand, Robert Normand, Zach Normand, Christian Merrick, Paul Kelone, Stephen Merrick, & William Mayer.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made in Muriel’s memory to American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to Open Hands Sharing God's Love, 5778 Highway 451 Moreauville, LA 71355.


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  1. R Bailey
    , CA

    To the Normand Family,
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the many friends of Muriel. We can all look forward to a world without the pain and suffering of losing a precious life as promised in the Bible at Revelation 21:4 and 1 Thessalonians 4:14. May God comfort your hearts, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17. My deepest sympathy.

  2. Melanie Beridon Gauthier
    Cottonport, LA

    I remember Ms Lou as a beautiful, wonderful lady. She was devoted to her church, St Mary Assumption in Cottonport, LA. I was especially touched by her skill in framing pictures. She did several of our daughter’s posters from different occasions. She always did a beautiful job. I will remember you Ms Lou forever, RIP!

  3. Christine campbell
    Sunset, LA

    Ned and family sending my deepest sympathy at this time to your sweet mother. Always a sweet and nice lady each time I talked with her.
    Through our faith, we will join our loved ones again one day. Friends forever in Christ, Christine(tina) Gauthier Campbell

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