Melba LeJuine

Melba Louise “Blondie” LeJuine, 86, of Hackberry died Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020 in a local care center.

She had been a resident of Hackberry for over 60 years.

Survivors include her children, Jimmy Edwards and wife Gail of Sulphur, Brenda Edwards of Starks, Betty Chesson and husband Tim of Alabama, Ann Jones of Westlake, Jeanie Clark of Bastrop, Texas, Mark LeJuine and wife Trudy of Lake Charles, Ronnie LeJuine of Carlyss, Tammy Hudgins and husband Jeff of Sulphur, and Eddie LeJuine and wife Michelle of Hackberry; brother, John Crossan of Florida; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Caffery LeJuine; children, Barbara Edwards, Tommy Edwards, Shelby Jacobs and Linda Laviolet; and a sister.

A private graveside service was held by her family on Monday, Apr. 20, at Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles. Rev. Monte Rowse officiated.