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Melanie Mayeux Murphy

Melanie Mayeux Murphy, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Youngsville, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital at the age of 47. She was raised in Belle Chasse, LA and graduated from Belle Chasse High School before attending the University of Southwestern Louisiana and graduated from the school of nursing in May 1994. She enjoyed having fun and watching Saints (WHO DAT) football with family and friends. Melanie was a organ donor through LOPA, always giving back and thinking of others. She is survived by a daughter, Caitlyn Brooke Murphy of Youngsville; her parents, Jimmy and Cynthia Bordelon Mayeux; her former husband, Charles Murphy of Scott; a sister, Stephanie M. Boudreaux and her husband J.D. of Broussard; two nieces, Olivia and Anniston Boudreaux; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Thelma and Berkley Mayeux and her maternal grandparents, Elsie and William Bordelon. A visitation and funeral mass was held on Sunday, July 14 and Monday July 15, 2019 at David Funeral Chapel of Lafayette. Her family and friends served as pallbearers. Interment: Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery. Melanie’s family would like to thank the ICU staff at Our Lady of Lourdes for all their help during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation at Louisiana Chapter 9457 Brookline Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

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