27th Annual Becnel Family Reunion
Grace Becnel Keller of Destrehan and Mary Ann Becnel Breaud of Lafayette, the two oldest living descendants.
Nearly 200 descendants of Sidney and Malvina Becnel of Destrehan attended the event. Five generations of living descendants participate in the reunion each year, representing the 11 children, 52 grandchildren, 108 great-grandchildren, 102 great-great-grandchildren and five great-great-great-grandchildren. The youngest descendant is currently Cline Michael Becnel, son of Hunter Becnel. The youngest descendant in attendance was Bryson James Allen, son of Bethany Waltz.
This year, the family who traveled the furthest was Nathan and Katie Jennings Carrell and their children Jenna, Mary Anna, and Avery, who traveled from Camberley, England.This year’s activities included family picture boards, a golf tournament, children’s crafts, face painting, raffle baskets, a 50-50 drawing, family Mass, a musical salute to family service members and veterans, dinner and a family variety show.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
By Lori Lyons
There comes a time in every athlete’s life when he or...
As flames engulfed Ray Tyree’s home of 20 years in Destrehan last Thursday all he...
Word came a week before the Louisiana Catfish Festival that Chef Jeff and his film...
When friends reported that a burning vehicle found in New Orleans East looked like...
“It’s not fair. She was 24 and her husband was 22. I wish it was me first,” said...
Your One Stop Home Improvement Shop...
Murder victim found in burned car identified as Des Allemands native - 25440 views
Des Allemands native Lindsay Nichols has been identified as the woman found in a burning car at the intersection of Michoud and Lake Forest boulevards in New Orleans East on Sunday.