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Obituary of Merian Jeanne Smith Pertuit

Submitted  3/23/04
by Adrienne Pierce (

Merian Jeanne Smith Pertuit  of Harvey, Louisiana on Saturday, April 7, 1990 
at 12:15 o’clock a. m. Beloved wife of the late Christopher Pertuit. 
Daughter of the Zoe Lapeyronnie Smith Plaisance and William Thomas Smith of  
Gretna,Louisiana. Step-daughter of Camile Peter Plaisance. Mother of 
Adrienne Pertuit Pierce and the late Gwendolyn  and Carolyn Pertuit. Sister
of  August William Smith and Willie May Sandras and the late Vada Smith 
Costello, Ada Smith, and Adrian Lynn Smith. Survived by son-in-law 
Noah J Pierce, Jr. Grandmother of Eileen Pierce Burregi (Carl); 
Suzanne Pierce Terrebonne (Keith); Dr. Diane Pierce; Darlene Pierce 
Aguillard (David) and Andrea Pierce Billiot (Bobby). Great grandmother of 
Tara, Robyn, Kacie and Jaimy Burregi; Lauren, Jessie, Megan and 
Sara Terrebonne; and Amanda Billiot. A native of Gretna, Louisiana and a 
resident of Harvey for over 50 years.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Mass of 
Christian Burial in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc. 2100 West Bank 
Expressway, Harvey, LA on Monday, April 9, 1990 at 2:00 p.m. 
Interment Westlawn Memorial Park. Parlors will open Monday morning 
at 11:00 a.m.