Elaine Julie McElroy Braud, age 61, a native and resident of Houma, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, surrounded by loved ones.
Julie is survived by her husband of 39 years, Donnie Braud; daughter, Lauren Larpenter and husband Kevin; granddaughter, Isabella; siblings, Norma Theriot, Mary Matherne, Fay McElroy Jr., Elizabeth LeBlanc, Annette Fournier, Daniel McElroy; and numerous friends and extended family members.
Julie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend that will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by all who were blessed to know her. She enjoyed her backyard, road trips, and spending time with her friends and family, especially when spoiling her beloved granddaughter. She was a long-time member of the Krewe of Hyacinthians. She was hard working and served 36 years with the Barker Auto Family.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to The Barker Family, John Roussel, the Krewe of Terreanians and Hyacinthians, her caregiver, Rennasha Monique Mahoney from KSI Companion Care, Patty Voss from Haydel Hospice, all her healthcare providers, and her friends and family for all their time, love, and care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MacDonell Children’s Services, St. Jude, or the American Cancer Society.