Carleen Oliphant  passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Loranger, Louisiana at the age of 74.  She was born on Monday, January 4, 1943 in Independence, Louisiana to the late Evelyn Spears Pierre and the late Delis Pierre.  She was a resident of Loranger, Louisiana.

Carleen is survived by her loving husband, John Oliphant; daughters, Mary Fontenot, Gwen Barber, and Becky Benbenek; brothers, James and Roy Pierre; sister, Betty Pierre; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Delis Pierre; mother, Evelyn Spears Pierre; daughter, Cynthia Pomelow; brother, Delis W. Pierre; two sisters, Sarah Nodier and Louise Athey.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm.  

Interment will follow in Naretto Cemetery.

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