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Michelle Ann O’Donnell

May 9, 1969 — September 17, 2021

Michelle Ann O’Donnell was born on May 9, 1969 at the USAF Hospital, USAF Academy, Colorado. She lost her courageous battle with cancer on September 17, 2021, at her home in Natchitoches, LA. Michelle was born in a military family, therefore, attending numerous schools in Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina, Alaska, and Tennessee. She graduated from Natchitoches Central High School. She also attended Northwestern State University. In the early 1990’s, she worked for Natchitoches Communications District readdressing the Parish from route to box numbers to numbered addresses, streets, and roads. Michelle is survived by her parents, Tom and Barbara O’Donnell; sister, Sandy O’Donnell; niece and husband, Brittany and Stephen Barton; nephew and wife, Stuart and Becca O’Donnell; nephew and fiancée, Darryl Jordan, Jr. and Ashlee Hawkins; numerous great-nephews and a great-niece that she loved dearly, Dakota, Cameron, Raylee, Gunner, Axel, and Jaxson; and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends. Finally, yet importantly, her dog, Buddy. Michelle has been a fighter all of her life and continued to do so until the end. Everyone that had the honor to know her, loved her. She was a true sports fan and loved her Dallas cowboys. She collected all types of sports cards and comics. Animals also had a special place in Michelle’s heart. She was the best daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved her nieces and nephews like they were her own. She touched so many lives with her passion for life. She will be greatly missed by all. The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice of Natchitoches for all the special care that was given to Michelle, and for helping the family during a difficult time. Visitation will be held at Blanchard-St. Denis on September 24, 2021 from 5 to 8 pm. Funeral Services will be held at Blanchard-St. Denis on September 25, 2021 at 10 am with burial to follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Grant Parish. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Kevin Bolton, Shelby Bolton, Stuart O’Donnell, Darryl Jordan, Jr., Stephen Barton and Steve Jordan. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Hospice of Natchitoches or the charity of your choice in Michelle’s name.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 24, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home

848 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home

848 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Burial

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Union Grove Cemetery (Six Bits)

Union Grove Cemetery, LA 71454

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