Velma Agnes Villanoueva, 83, Bridge City
Last updated 1/11/2022 at 12:21pm
Velma Agnes Villanoueva, 83, of Bridge City, passed away on January 3, 2022, in Beaumont surrounded by her two sons, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter.
Funeral services will be 2:00pm, Sunday, January 16, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, on Sunday.
Born in Morse, Louisiana on January 1, 1939, she was the daughter of Walter LeLeux and Salome Hargrave LeLeux. She was very involved in her family's lives, especially her husband and granddaughter Caitlin. She spent lots of time volunteering at Studio C while her granddaughter danced there. She was always baking her famous strawberry bread to share with everyone she knew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Salome LeLeux; husband, Gabriel "Shorty" Villanoueva; her brother, Joseph LeLeux; and sisters, Mardi T Leblanc, and Rose Wilson.
She is survived by her sons, David Villanoueva and wife Phyllis of Bridge City, and Ronald Villanoueva of Mauriceville; her grandchildren, Caitlin Villanoueva, Tracey Matney and husband Richard, Michael Broussard and wife Carly, and Matthew Broussard and wife Cassie; her great-grandchildren, Joshua Rutledge, Elias Matney, Cason Broussard, Cayleigh Broussard, Carter Broussard, and Emma Broussard; and her sisters, Louise Bertrand, and Barbara Goins.
Serving as pallbearers will be Blaine Goins, Richard Temple, Richard LeLeux, Chuck Steele, Kory Temple, Grady Gray, Nolan Caillier, and Matthew Steele.