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Eddie Marie Breckwoldt Raiford

Eddie Marie Breckwoldt Raiford
  • December 14, 1943 - February 16, 2017
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers & thoughts ate with you all. With love, Tom & Veva Roth ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Veva Roth - St Louis, MO - Family

“Love you Buster and family...we all will miss sweet Marie. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ulysses ..Vernell Laprairie - LA

“Dear Mr. Buster, James, Darla, Danny, Wes, and all the family:David and I would love to be there in person to stand by y'all these days. Mrs. Marie...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: David and Kathy Orpin - AR

“This is the realization of that perfect peace. May you feel God's love in your heart. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Susie Peter - Farmington, AR

“Dear Buster, We want to extend our warmest thoughts and care. We cannot find words to express the sadness we feel at this time. We fondly recall...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: JOHN & ELOUISE RICHARDSON - LA

“Our thoughts are with you. Know you are feeling God's comfort at this time. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: David, Laura (Peters) Garner - AR

“To Marie's family, Our thoughts are with you all at this time and will remain with you through this experience and in the days ahead. We are glad...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Verby & Jody VanHouten - Groves, TX

“Sending love and prayers for family of the new angel we have in heaven now. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Elizabeth Summers - Fort Worth, TX

“Sending our love and condolences to this sweet family. James Haggard and DeAnn Baker from Crandall Texas ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: DeAnn Baker - Crandall, TX

“Prayers to family from tx as your hearts stay warm with love and her wings fly high. Love you all ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Karen and david Haggard - TX

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

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Eddie Marie Breckwoldt Raiford passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017, surrounded by her family, at her residence, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 73. She was born on Tuesday, December 14, 1943, in Robert, Louisiana to the late Hilda Bennett Breckwoldt and Charles Edward Breckwoldt. She was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Eddie Marie is survived by her beloved husband, Clarence Adam Raiford, Jr.; her loving children, Clarence "James" Raiford, Darla Raiford Himmaugh, Danny Raiford, and Wes Raiford; and brother and sister-in-law, Charles Wayne and Marlene Breckwoldt. Also survived by her adoring 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hilda Bennett Breckwoldt and Charles Edward Breckwoldt.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the Ponchatoula chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and will continue on Monday from 10:00 am until service time.

Interment will follow in Bankston Cemetery, Hammond, Louisiana.

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