Barbara Jean Bourque, a homemaker, died Sunday of cancer at her home. She was 64. Ms. Bourque was born in Rayne and lived in St. Bernard Parish for many years. Survivors include two sons, Raymond E. Nehlig Sr., and Lester J. Barbazon; four daughters, Wanda M. Clark, Edna C. Melerine, Linda C. McPherson, and Debbie C. Pullian; two brothers, William Bobby Muir and Henry J. Muir, Jr.; a sister, Shirley M. Baltteria; 13 grandchildren and a great grandchild. A funeral will be held on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Poydras Baptist Church in Poydras. Visitation will begin Thursday at 6 p.m. at the church. Vickers Northshore Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The Times-Picayune, 20 October 1999