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Karen Hosea Chaney

Breaux Bridge - A memorial service will be held at a later date for Karen Hosea Chaney, 84, who passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospice.

Karen was born January 1, 1938 in New Orleans. She graduated from Southeastern University with a nursing degree. She was an ER Surgical Nurse at Lolly Kemp in Independence, La, before she decided to become a wife and mother. After having seven children, she went back to nursing and worked at Rayne Hospital as an ER Surgical Nurse. Karen chose to depart from her nursing career and ventured into Real Estate for quite a few years.

After leaving Real Estate, she decided to follow her husband, while he spent most of his time working out of town. Karen greatly enjoyed spending time with her family. They were the greatest part of her life. She will be deeply missed.

She is survived by sons, Fred Chaney, III, (Nancy) and Michael Aaron Chaney; daughters, Sandi Roy, Judy Richard (Dennis) and Jodi Sholes (Joel); grandchildren, Darrell, Mesha and Ashley Pool, Jenny Gabriel, Allison Clements, Michelle Naquin, Joshua Roberts, LeighAnne Guidry, Danielle Henson, Heather Richard, Joanna Holley, Anthony Sholes, Caleb Sholes, Kale Thompson and Kwyn Thompson; and a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Fred Ogden Chaney, Jr.; parents, Kernan Francis Hosea and Mildred Callahan Hosea; brother, Kernan Hosea; sons, Randy Chaney and Daniel Chaney; daughter, Sherry Fiester; grandchildren, Randi Ray and Douglas Chaney; and son in law, Glen Roy.

Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.

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Our deepest condolences. Wishing peace and comfort to the family as you go through this journey of mourning and healing. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time. – Sheriff Becket Breaux & Family

Sheriff Becket Breaux Jun 9 2022 4:50 PM

What a Beauty she was! Always loved visiting with Ms. Karen, her faith was very strong! May HE comfort you all.
God Bless,
Peggy Angelle

PEGGY ANGELLE Jun 8 2022 12:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen Chaney

Elizabeth Hammill Jun 6 2022 9:34 PM