Velma Marie Briley1

#9489, b. 26 Nov 1924, d. 31 Jan 2011
Last Edited:29 Oct 2015
FatherDouglas Briley2 b. about 1901
MotherAmelia (--?--)2 b. about 1902
Relationship7th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthVelma Marie Briley was born on 26 Nov 1924 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
Census1930, daughterVerma Briley (given age 6) was enumerated as a daughter of Douglas Briley (given age 29) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Bayou Teche Road at St. Landry Parish, LA.2
Census1940, daughterVelma Briley (given age 15) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a daughter of Douglas Briley (given age 39), living at Port Barre Gravel Road Along Bayou Teche at St. Landry Parish, LA. She attended high school, having completed her second year.3
MarriageVelma Marie Briley married Frank Joseph Arnaud probably on 3 Oct 1945.1,4
ResidenceAt the time of her brother Raymond's death in 2001, Velma Briley lived in Groves, Jefferson County, TX.4
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 79, when her husband, Frank Joseph, died on 3 Aug 2004 at Christus St. Mary's Hospital at Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.5
DeathVelma Marie Arnaud died at age 86 on 31 Jan 2011 at Home Away from Home in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.1
BurialShe was buried at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches, Jefferson County, TX. Her grave is located in the Serenity Mausoleum.1,5


  1. [S1257] Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home. Website.
  2. [S417] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S1256] U.S. Genweb, St. Landry Parish, LA, February 2001 Obits. Compiled obituaries. Online…
  5. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online