Margaret Chaisson Bourgeois

Margaret Chaisson Bourgeois

March 28, 1925 — December 13, 2013
Margaret Chaisson Bourgeois, 88, a resident of New Iberia, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Suites De Maison Nursing Home in Lafayette.
Margaret was born in Morgan City on March 28, 1925, the daughter of Dennis and Victoria Chaisson. She will always be remembered as loving and kind to all who met her. She was a shining example to her family and loved ones, and a great inspiration to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Margaret was an active member of Temple Baptist Church in New Iberia.
Margaret is survived by five daughters, Linda Ferritti (Gary) of Morgan City, Tana Bouton (Harvey) of New Iberia, Mary Kober (Ronnie) of Bayou Vista, Bonita Fender of Covington and Rose Broussard (Ricky) of New Iberia; and seven sons, John Daniel Alpha (Debbie) of Maurice, Gary Alpha Jr. (Susan) of Patterson, Michael Alpha (Joanne) of Patterson, Warren Alpha Sr. of Patterson, Anthony Alpha (Elizabeth) of Patterson, Ronnie Alpha (Lisa) of Bush, and Ira Joseph Bourgeois Jr. of Atlanta. Margaret is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Jessie Lee Hebert; one brother, Lamar Chaisson (Dot) of Morgan City; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ira Joseph Bourgeois Sr.; parents, Dennis and Victoria Chaisson; seven brothers; four sisters; her ex-husband and friend, Maxwell Alpha Sr.; one son, Maxwell Alpha Jr.; and one grandson, Cleveland Fryou Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will resume from 8 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Morgan City Cemetery following services.
Serving as pallbearers are sons, John Daniel Alpha, Gary Alpha Sr., Michael Alpha Sr., Warren Alpha Sr., Anthony Alpha, Ronnie Alpha and Ira Joseph Bourgeois Jr.

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