May 12, 1941 – June 20, 2021

Mildred DeLois Lauw Moore, 80, of Natchitoches died Sunday, June 20, 2021, after a lengthy illness. The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 in the chapel of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches. Services will follow at 2 p.m. with Bro. John Elliot officiating.  Burial will be at Beulah Cemetery, Marthaville.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, Ardis and Gladys Lauw; and two brothers, Richard “Lane” Lauw and Jimmie Dale Lauw.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Alvin Moore; children, Christi Rinaudo and husband Tony of Shreveport, Staci Kelley and husband Randy of Covington, Steven Moore and wife Monika of Rineyville, Ky., and Kyle Moore and wife Marla of Shreveport; brothers, Don Lauw and wife Mary of Katy, Texas, Lloyd “Buddy” Lauw of Lake Charles; sisters, Elaine Lauw Bonaventure and husband Buddy of New Roads, Mickey Lauw Cedars of Natchitoches; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Lauw of Marthaville and Cathy Lauw Boudreaux of Baton Rouge; seven grandchildren, Katelyn Kelley Hall and husband James, Tyler Kelley, Christina Moore, Stephanie Moore, James Moore, William Moore and Thomas Moore; and two great-grandchildren, Emma Hall and Jacob Hall.

Mildred will be remembered for her dedication and service to Northwestern State University where she served as administrative assistant to the Dean of Women, Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs for over 40 years.  She was a faithful member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.  She was a loving mother, daughter, sister and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Tyler Kelley, James Moore, William Moore and Thomas Moore; and sons-in-law, Randy Kelley and Tony Rinaudo.

The family would like to thank her special caregivers, Sheldon Snow and Nikita Lewis who were with her until the end.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations in love of Mildred to Northwestern State University Foundation, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or a charity of your choice.

“And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love.  But the greatest of these is love.”  1 Corinthians  13:13