Nelson J. LeTourneau

Published 12:58 am Thursday, June 24, 2010

Nelson J. LeTourneau

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 25, 2010 at 4 p.m. in the McDonald Funeral Home Chapel for Nelson J. LeTourneau, 77, of Picayune, who passed away Friday, June 18, 2010 in Picayune.

The Rev. Michael Synder will officiate at the service.

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A native of Burlington, Vt., he was a Geophysicist with the Dept. of the Navy at Stennis Space Center, a member of St. Charles Borromeo and a U.S. Airforce veteran of the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by: his wife of 46 years, Erna Isabella Va’ai LeTourneau; sister, Doris L’Esperance; and parents, Alfred and Aldena Gregoire LeTourneau.

Survivors include: sons, Lyle (Maria) LeTourneau of Sacramento, Calf., and Raymond (Jennifer) LeTourneau of Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren: Peleina (Shannon) Phillips, Tyla LeTourneau, Lyle Daniel LeTourneau, Damien LeTourneau, and Jacob LeTourneau; great-grandchild, Aden Phillips; and brother, Raymond Greg LeTourneau of Burlington.

Visitation will be Friday, June 25, 2010 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home.

Obituary, register book and driving directions can be found the internet page,

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or the VFW #3804, 421 Ridge Road, Picayune, MS 39466.