January 14, 1936 - June 16, 2020
Funeral service for Mrs. Clara Poche’ Vercher will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in the Chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Ray officiating. Burial will follow at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Cloutierville, LA with Rev. Christian Ogbonna providing the rite of committal. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 9 pm on Friday, June 19th at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 7 pm on the 19th in the funeral home chapel.
Clara, 84 years of age and a long-time resident of Cloutierville, passed away June 16, 2020, in Natchitoches. She was born on January 14, 1936 to Elmer L. Poche’, Sr. and Alice Brossette Poche’ in Cloutierville, LA. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 52 years, Donald L. Vercher, and her brothers, Lynn D. Poche’ and Elmer L. Poche’. She was a long-time parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cloutierville and was a devout Catholic lady. She worked for many years and retired from the City of Natchitoches utility department. She will be forever remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.
Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Stephen Donald Vercher and his wife Teresa; a daughter Sandra Kay Waters and her husband Robert; grandchildren, Mandy C. Vercher, Brandi L. Vercher, Corey D. Vercher and Margaux M. Waters; great grandchildren, Dillon Vercher, Kiera J. Beechem, Everleigh Watson, and Aria Vercher; a sister, Pauline Poche’ Rachal; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Bob Waters, Richard Wooley, Corey Vercher, Dillon Vercher, David Rachal, and Charles Roget.