Funeral services for Michael Charles Bouchie will be held at 10:30 am on
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Minor Baslica of the Immaculate Conception in
Natchitoches, LA with Father Ryan Humphries officiating. Interment will follow
at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches, LA. The family will receive friends
from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, with a rosary starting at 7:00 pm, on August 22,
2014 at Blanchard - St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, LA.
Funeral service for Mr. Thad Longlois will be at 10 am Friday, August 22, 2014
at the First United Methodist Church of Natchitoches with Rev. Doug
deGraffenreid officiating. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery in Flora, LA under
the direction of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home. The family will receive
friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on Thursday, August 21st at the Crossroads
Sanctuary located within the First United Methodist Church of Natchitoches. Mr.
Longlois passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 as a result of tragic plane crash.
He was born November 10, 1931 to Philmore and Nora Clark Longlois in
Natchitoches. He grew up in Flora and was a 1948 graduate, the last graduating
class to attend 11 years. He then attended Shreveport Trade School, acquiring
his barber license in 1950 and began working alongside his father, a long-time
barber in Natchitoches. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 –
1954. During his lifetime, he enjoyed bowling, was active in Flora Rodeo, and an
avid squaredancer with his wife. He was a member of the First United Methodist
Church. In 2005, he earned his pilot certificate after studying for many hours.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patsy LeRoy Longlois; two sons, Marc and
his spouse Kevin Morrissey of Moreno Valley, CA and Victor Longlois and his wife
Toye of Shreveport. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Dylan Longlois of
Austin, TX, Kasey Longlois and Ashley Longlois both of Shreveport; and a great
grandson, Jaxson Christie of Shreveport. He was preceded in death by his parents
and a son, Scott Kevin Longlois, who passed away in 1990 at the age of 28. Those
honored to serve as pallbearers include: Bobby Nowlin, Roger Fedieu, Ross
Desadier, Stephen Nix, Billy Joe Harrington and Mark Swafford. Memorials in
Thad’s name may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Natchitoches,
411 2nd Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.