Oakdale-Funeral services for Isabelle Marie Laird, 75, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017 at St. Matthew Baptist Church. Rev. Dean Gunter will officiate. Burial will follow in Pine Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Homes.
The family will receive visitors at Allen Parish Funeral Home of Oakdale from 1-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Visitation will resume at the church on Friday morning from 11 a.m. until time of service.
Isabelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a devoted wife to her husband, Bobby, for sixty years. Isabelle was an “Angel” in her families’ eyes. She attended St. Matthew Baptist Church in Oakdale since 1953 and loved her church family. She was employed by the school district in Alvin, Texas as a bus monitor for handicap children for ten plus years. She then became a CNA for fifteen plus years in which she retired from. Isabelle enjoyed cooking; especially baking her biscuits. She enjoyed spending quality time with her grandchildren who meant the world to her. Isabelle will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
Those left to cherish Isabelle’s memory include her husband, Bobby Laird of Oakdale; one son, Bobby Laird Jr. of Oakdale; two daughters, Johnny Laird Delaney and husband, Kenneth, of Trinity, TX, and Sheila Laird of Oakdale; one daughter in law, George “Terri” Laird; six grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Isabelle is preceded in death by her parents, Archille “Archie” and Andrilla Laird; two sons, Timothy J. Laird and Archille J. Laird; one brother, Flores Pomier; two sisters, Judy Bertrand and Margie Benoit; and one daughter in law, Annette Laird.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.allenparishfuneralhomes.com, www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com, and our Facebook page Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Homes.