Leola Mae Populis, 89, of Vacherie, LA passed away on February 17, 2020 at Audubon Health and Rehab in Thibodaux, LA. The daughter of the late Freddie Populis Sr. and Melvina Joseph Populis.\n\nLeola was born November 28, 1930. She is survived by three daughters Maybelline Burdis, Melinda Gros, Leola LeBeouf, one son Andrew Jasmine, four sisters Rosa Lee Dumas, Claretta Jones, and Marie Populis, three brothers Freddie Populis Jr., Tommy Populis Sr. and David Populis, sixteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was also the foster parent to Kojack, Raymond, Jessie, Johnny, Meka, Blake and Cedric.\n\nShe is preceded in death by her parents Freddie Populis Sr. and Melvina Joseph Populis, her daughter Diane Peterson, brother Walter Populis Sr., stepbrother Ozeme Mitchell, and stepsister Betty Patterson.\n\nAll neighboring communities and churches are invited to join the family on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Greater Woodville Baptist Church 133 W 9th St, Wallace, LA 70090 at 11:00 am. Visitation begins at 9:00 am. Interment will follow at Greater Woodville Baptist Church Cemetery. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Hwy/ 315 US-61 N, Gramercy, LA 70052.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!"