A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of James Wavell Braud will be held at 12 noon Saturday at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church; visitation will begin at 8 am until 11:30 am at Knights of Columbus Hall, 43472 Black Bayou Road, Gonzales.  Wavell was born on January 12, 1942 in St. Amant and passed from this life on Tuesday October 13, 2020 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Baton Rouge at the age of 78 years. He was a resident of St. Amant, retired member of the local 198 Carpenter’s Union, avid fan of the St. Amant Gators football, and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Mary Laiche Braud; siblings Marjorie Templet, Janel Bell, Vernell Gaudin, Clarence, Marvin, Windom and Emmanuel “Manny” Braud. Survivors include his wife of sixty years Lorraine Dupuy Braud; children Jeffrey Braud (Sheila), Robin Foret, David Braud (Janet), and Nicole (David) Cappel; sisters Earline Duplessis (Lionel), and Audrey Gautreau; grandchildren Suzanne (Mike), Jeremy (Hanna), Tony (Rebekah), Mary, Jared, Alex (Brittany), Andy (Rachael), Angelle, Alyssa, Alexis, Troy, Gracie, Wyatt, and Christian; great grandchildren Mason, Trey, Liam, Sydney, Zeke, Eli, D’mitri; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, friends that prefer to give a memorial contribution may give a gift by visiting https://www.ilof.com/st-amant/wavell-braud

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