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Margie Berry Bourgeois

November 18, 1927 ~ April 11, 2020 (age 92)


Margie Marie Berry Bourgeois, age 92, passed peacefully at her home on April 11, 2020.  She is survived by her daughters Mary Lynn Garin (Mike) and Ann Berry Heatherly (Jerry); daughter-in-law, Randi Bourgeois; grandchildren, Ryan Garin (Kaley), Kelly Karr (Jacob), Blake Garin (Jenn), Katie Bourgeois, Lauren Heatherly, James Grady Bourgeois, Jordan Heatherly (Lyndsie), and Chris Bourgeois; 7 great-grandchildren.  Margie is preceded in death by her devoted husband of 69 years, Benjamin D. Bourgeois, Jr., son Benjamin D. Bourgeois, III and parents Thelma Farr Berry and Henry Grady Berry.  Margie was a woman of faith. She received the New Orleans Archdiocese Order of St. Louis award for her tireless volunteer work at St. Andrew the Apostle, of which she and her husband Benjamin were parishioners for over 60 years. She was by profession a Registered Nurse, excelled in many creative endeavors, was an avid and well-rounded reader, and throughout her life kept learning and growing. Her life was well lived. Margie was loved dearly by her family and all who knew her. She will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank her caregivers Annie Bishop, Kim Peters, Cutine Pittman and Denise Theodore for their capable and loving support. Margie’s family will be holding a private Mass and burial at a later date. They invite you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at


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