Published 5:02 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Patricia Gayle Vamechton Broussard, born in Beaumont, Texas, and raised in Galveston, moved to Lake Arthur, La., where she met her husband of 58 years, Eldess Broussard Jr.  
She is survived by their four children: Daryl Broussard (Amy), Kent Broussard, Diane B. Ledet (Dennis) and Elizabeth B. Vicknair (Kenneth) as well as nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Zoe and Howard Andrus, and a granddaughter, Ainsley Bella Vicknair.  
Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gramercy from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Paulina. Rose Lynn Funeral Services, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, visit