Funeral arrangements for Cierra Elise Bordelon

Cierra Bordelon (Hixson Brothers Funeral Home)

MARKSVILLE, La. (Hixson Brothers Funeral Home) - Funeral arrangments for Cierra Bordelon, one of the five children from Avoyelles Parish that died in the Gainesville crash, have been announced.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 11, at Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and will resume Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral service.

The funeral will be at Hixson Brothers the following day, January 12, at 10 a.m.

Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery #2 in Marksville.

Cierra was 9 years old and a 4th grader at Lafargue Elementary School. She passed away on January 3.

She participated in Marksville Little League Baseball, playing catcher and second base position. She also enjoyed singing and dancing. A competitive person she was! Regardless of the game, Cierra was going to try to win!

As a member of Avoyelles House of Mercy, Cierra loved performing in plays and programs honoring her Savior. She was also a member of St. Genevieve Catholic Church where she served as an altar server. Although very young, Cierra knew her God.

Cierra’s best friend was her brother Jaymen who walked in the shadow of “Sissy’s” footsteps. They played, fought, laughed and cried together.

Her contagious smile and vivacious spirit brightened the souls of everyone. She will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish her memory include her parents, Cassie Nicole Bordelon of San Antonio, TX and Zachary Harrison Hayes; maternal grandparents, Elizabeth Ann Sprinkle of Hessmer, Stanley and Monique Laborde Sprinkle of Marksville; maternal great grandparents, Carlton “Nookie” Laborde, Jr. and Jeanette of Brouillette; one brother, Jaymen Bordelon of Marksville; two aunts, Ali Laborde of Marksville, Erica Strohman of Katy, TX; one uncle, Samuel Sprinkle of Foley, AL.

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