Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2011 in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Ramona Ann Hird White, 69, who passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Lafayette General Medical Center. Reverend Robert Clark of United Methodist Church will officiate the ceremony. Interment will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include two daughters, Lenore Hird Padilla of Church Point and Leisha Hird Boudreaux of Lafayette; one son, Timothy Jason Hird of Atlanta, GA; two sisters, Brenda Sue Thibodeaux of Carencro and Susan Melancon of Lafayette; ten grandchildren, Anna Maria, Luis Antonio and Emma Victoria Padilla, Timothy Bryce, Trevor William and Tyler Chase Hird, Nikiya Lynn, Jericah Jordan, and Shlbi Glyn Boudreaux, and Joshua Bryan Tauzin-Hird; and four great-grandchildren, Macy Lynn Savoie, Jordan Naquin, LeNiyah Jade, and Natalie Saige Boudreaux.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Hazel Allemand; first husband Timothy Joseph Hird; second husband Earl Dale White; and one brother, Leonard Joseph Allemand, Jr.
Ramona was a veteran of the United States Army and life long resident of Lafayette.
Pallbearers are Joshua Hird, Bryce Hird, Trevor Hird, Tyler Hird, Luis Padilla, and Jonathan Melancon. Honorary Pallbearers are Kevin Melancon, Dustin Melancon, Lonny Melancon, Brandon Constantin, and Theron Bellard.
The family requests that visitation hours be observed on Sunday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m.to 9:00 p.m., and resume Monday at 8:00 a.m. until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street, #200, Lafayette, LA 70503.