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Wilma Portier

February 14, 1931 — March 22, 2022

Wilma Rhodes Portier, age 91, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Wilma was a native of Montegut and a longtime resident of Chauvin.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation in Chapel Dauphine of Chauvin Funeral Home on Friday, March 25, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will resume in Chapel Dauphine on Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with a Liturgy of the Word Service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Chauvin.

Wilma is survived by her daughter, Jeanne Howard; grandchildren, Curtis Howard and companion Ashley Robinson, Desiree Triche and husband Armond Triche, Jr.; great grandchildren David Triche, Cameron Triche, Tayah Howard, Braden Triche, Marquis Robinson; sisters, Joyce Neil, Laura Lafont; brothers, Percy and Wilbert Rhodes.

Wilma is preceded in death by her husband Aubrey Portier; parents, Myrtle Rhodes, Sr. and Stella Crochet Rhodes; daughter, Darlene Fair; brother, Myrtle Rhodes, Jr.; son-in-law, Johnny Howard.

Wilma was an extraordinary woman with many talents. She was beautiful, talented, quick wit, but most of all she loved her family dearly, adored her grandchildren, great grandchildren and enjoyed vacationing with them. Wilma was an educator in the Terrebonne Parish School System for forty years. She enjoyed painting landscapes and wildlife and playing the guitar. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church and spent many years in the choir. Wilma leaves a beautiful legacy behind and is now reunited with her family who passed before her. May she rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Wilma Portier.

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