Mother will remember her 9-year-old daughter as 'great person'
Allison Broussard lost her life in a vehicle accident on Monday.
Abigail Veazey Broussard wants everyone to know that she was blessed to have been around a special person for nine great years.
Abigial, a Pecan Island graduate, lost her 9-year-old daughter, Allison Rae Broussard, is a car accident this past Monday.
Details of the accident have not been released by Texas law enforcement.
Allison was with her father, Randle “Buddy” Hebert, in the car. They were only 30 minutes away of their destination.
The father is still in a hospital in Houston.
Abigail, who is also the counselor at Eaton Park Elementary, said Allison touched every person she met.
“She had a great personality,” said Abigail. “When she walked into a room, she lit up the room. A true leader and an inspiration to every one she met. She was such an easy person to have a conversation with.”
Allison was in the French Immersion program, as well as the gifted and talented program, in Lafayette Parish.
She was a member of the 4-H Club and enjoyed her electives. which included chorus and music, where she was learning to play the recorder. She also participated in a few local acting productions and was a member of the CYT youth drama program in Lafayette. She always wanted to help everyone before helping herself, her mom said. She was fearless and always up for trying new sports and adventures.
David’s Funeral Home in Youngsville is handling the funeral arrangements.
A Rosary will be said in French Sunday at 7 p.m. at David’s Funeral Home in Youngsville.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Broussard.
Allison’s maternal grandparents are Mona and Geoffrey Hebert, and Christopher and Paula Veazey of Pecan Island.
The loss of Allison will forever change many lives, said her mother. “Nothing will ever be the same.”