EASTLAND – Bonnie Laurent, 64, of Eastland, and formerly of New Orleans, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2010 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland with Pastor Eric Stinnette officiating.
Mrs. Laurent was born on April 9, 1946 in New Orleans, LA to William Howard and Cecila (Grace) Trascher Howard. She married Oliver Laurent in 1965 in New Orleans. They moved to Eastland 5 years ago, after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina. She was a homemaker and a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cisco. She enjoyed going to movies and spending time with her family as well as her pets.
Survivors include her husband, Oliver Laurent of Eastland; daughter, Lisa & Jerry Gillette of New Orleans; sons, Scott & Elena Laurent of Pensacola, FL and Kelly & Rebecca Laurent of Angleton, TX; grandchildren, Krystal, Jennifer, Angelica, Jacob, and Rueben; great-grandchild, Aubrie; parents, William & Grace Howard and brother, Billy Howard of Abilene.