"Jesus said to her 'I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they\ndie, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.'" John 11:25-26\n\nViola Jean Louis was born on November 13, 1935, to the late Walter and Leona Harris Louis. On\nSaturday, November 26, 2022, at 1:55 pm, God summoned His angels to remove her from this\nearthly life. She passed away at her residence surrounded by her family.\n\nViola was baptized into the Catholic faith. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic\nChurch. She was most well known for her charming personality while working at The Boobie's\nFood Store, where she made an everlasting impact on all who entered. She enjoyed hanging out\nat the Senior Citizen Center and playing bingo. Above all, she loved spending time with her kids,\ngrandkids, and great-grandkids. She was always eager to gather on Sundays for a game party and\na good meal. She was never a fancy cook, but she enjoyed making her specialties....red beans,\nrice custard, smothered potatoes, mustard greens, oatmeal, and eggs and rice. In her last days, she\npassed the torch to Mikalah to become the new eggs and rice queen.\n\nViola was married to Raymond J. Louis. From this union came Cynthia, Sandra, Beverly, Linda,\nDolores, Marcia, Malcolm, Janice, Regina and Theresa.\n\nOn Saturday, November 26, 2022 Viola left this life of suffering to go home to her Lord and\nSaviour. She leaves to cherish her memory her children--Cynthia, Sandra, Beverly, Linda,\nDolores, Marcia, Malcolm, Janice, Regina and Theresa; sons in law--James Lumar, Craig\nHarrison, Reginald Lumar, Darvie Thomas and Michael McIntosh; daughter in law--Dina\nLouis; sister--Jeanetta (Kernell) Butler; sister in law--Fabiola Louis; 20 grandchildren; 25 great\ngrandchildren; 1 God child--Claudell Lumar Jr. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and\nfriends.\n\nViola was preceded in death by her parents--Walter and Leona Harris Louis; husband--\nRaymond J. Louis; granddaughter--Latasha Lumar; sisters--Helen (Robert) Washington,\nCecelia (Harry Sr.) Stipe, and Gloria (Daniel) Sloan; brother--Altis Louis; 1 son in law--James\nGordon Sr.; sisters in law--Shirley (Cleveland) Lumar, Helen (Claudell Sr.) Lumar, Victoria\nFiffie, and Lorraine (Ferdinand) Young; brothers in law--James (Ethel Mae), Herbert and\nWilbert Louis; 2 nieces--Roxanne McDaniel and Lisa Roussell; 4 nephews--Andrew, Michael,\nDonald and Jeffrey Stipe.\n\nA Mass of Christian burial honoring Viola Jean "Vi" Louis will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2349 La-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Visitation begins at 8 am. Recitation of Rosary at 9 am. Mass will begin at 10 am. Entombment to follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Edgard, La. Final care and professional services entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E Airline Hwy., Gramercy, LA 70052.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!!!"