Ramona Mary LaPlante Latham

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BOSSIER CITY, LA – Our precious mother and best friend, Ramona Mary LaPlante Latham, 60, entered eternal rest on September 10, 2013. A memorial Mass celebrating her life will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013, 10:30 AM at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Bossier City. Reverend Father Joseph Ampatt, Pastor, and Father Thomas John will officiate. Family will receive friends at the church parish hall immediately following Mass. Cremation is under the direction of Hill Crest Funeral Home and Memorial Park. A private interment will be held at Hill Crest Cemetery. Mom’s life was selflessly dedicated to God and her family. God, her children, grandchildren, and family were Ramona’s joy. Her love and devotion for them is her legacy, which will be carried on through them.

Ramona was the eldest daughter born to Romeo and Audrey Beaugez LaPlante on October 29, 1952 at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Reno and Winnie Seymour Beaugez, Everett and Olia Roberge LaPlante, and mother-in-law Juanita Latham. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters Sarah and husband Shawn Stroope, Jessica and husband Brian Lapsley, grandchildren Elijah Job and Evangeline Rose Lapsley, sisters Carol Beeman and Yvette LaPlante, her brothers Raymond and wife Pat LaPlante, David and wife Brenda LaPlante, Donald and wife Genni LaPlante, and an extended family of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law, and her Davidson, Jones & Summers family.

We wish to express our heartfelt gratitude for the loving and caring compassion of our mother to Father Joseph Ampatt, Father Thomas John and Deloris Aycock for their spiritual ministry, to the staff of Christus Shumpert Cancer Treatment Center, especially Dr. Scott Boniol and Kate Young. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Crisis Pregnancy Center, 921 Shreveport Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport, LA, 71105 (318-861-4600).

You may offer condolences and sign the on-line guest book by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com.