Agnes J. Hebert, 88, of Boone’s Corner died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 at her home.
She was a lifelong resident of Grand Lake, more specifically, Boone’s Corner. She started school in Grand Lake speaking French and writing with her left hand, both were quickly forbidden. She went on to attend and graduate from McNeese State University, playing on dirt courts as a member of the first McNeese women’s basketball team. She continued her education, earning a master’s degree and additional hours for Plus30.
She was an elementary teacher at Grand Lake High School for over 30 years.
She was survived by her son, Ernest “Butch” Hebert, Jr. and wife Christine; daughter, Ernette Hebert Nash, all of Boone’s Corner; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Boone Hebert; parents, Maggie and Alce Hebert; one brother; and one sister.
A private ceremony will be held at Hixson Funeral Home, followed by interment at Consolata Cemetery.