Dec. 27, 1931-Jan. 20, 2020

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Funeral service for Mrs. Averille Rachal Hewitt will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Memory Lawn Cemetery in Natchitoches.  The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Averille, 88, and a resident of Natchitoches, passed away Jan. 20, 2020, in Shreveport. She was born Dec. 27, 1931, to John Rachal and Emily Caillet Rachal in Flora.

Averille earned her undergraduate degree from NSU and earned a Masters +30 from LSU in education.  She began her teaching career at the age of 18 in Cloutierville.  She taught English and French for over 40 years in the Natchitoches Parish Public School System.  A long-time member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, she was devoted to her faith.

She will be dearly missed by her son, John Hewitt and wife Donna; as well as two grandchildren, Anthony Conor Hewitt and Rachel Marie Hewitt.