Karen Lonadier, beloved mother, and friend, passed away on August 31, 2023, at the age of 58, in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Born on January 23, 1965, Karen was a vibrant soul who touched the lives of all who knew her. She was known for her kind heart, infectious laughter, and unwavering love for her family and friends.
Karen's daughters Leann Rains and Haley Lonadier, were the joy of her life and her greatest accomplishment. Together, they shared countless memories and forged a bond that will never be broken. She was a fan of the New Orleans Saints and rarely missed a game on TV. She was a hard worker all her life and held positions at Campus Corner and Academy. Karen loved animals and had many beloved pets over the course of her life.
She was preceded by her husband Thomas E. Lonadier; mother, Patsy Leming Bennett; biological father, Robert Briggs; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Carolyn and Bobby Lonadier.
She is survived by her daughters, Leann Rains (Tad) of TN, Haley Lonadier of TN, step-father, Albert Roy Bennett, brother Kevin Bennett of TX, sister-in-law Tammy Lonadier of TN, brother-in-law Tracey Lonadier (Amy) of Natchitoches, niece Elisabeth Trichel of TN, nephews Brennan Lonadier, Quinn Lonadier, and Rylan Lonadier all of Natchitoches.
Karen's final disposition will be through cremation, as per her wishes.
Karen will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her, but her spirit will live on forever in our hearts.