Romona Stout Babineaux is very active in her
community, church, parish and state activities.
In her community of Erath, she has been a
volunteer for the Acadian Museum since its inception, and on the
Erath Community Building Committee since its inception as well.
Babineaux serves on the Erath Fourth of July Board as a member
and past officer, and has served as chairman of the Fourth of
July Baby Contest for 40 years. In 1988, she was honored as the
Grand Marshal of the Erath Fourth of July Parade. She has been a
leader of Brownie and Girl Scout troups, and has served on the
Vermilion ARC Board. After Hurricane Rita, she worked for six
months at the distribution center in Erath.
Babineaux has been a member of the Vermilion Family & Community
for many years (VVFC) which is a non-profit organization of
volunteers committed to strenghtening individuals, families and
communities through education, leadership and action. Babineaux
is parish and club president. She has won many awards and is
also on the Louisiana VFC Board having gone to 21 National
Conventions throughout the United States.
Babineaux serves as an Eucharistic minister of Holy Communion
and also gives communion to shut-ins for Our Lady of Lourdes
Catholic Church in Erath. She has served on the church council
and was co-chair for the Bishop's Service Appeal. She taught
religion for over 29 years, was Regent for the Catholic
Daughters and has been an active member for over thirty years.
She serves on the Famille de Erath which is group of volunteers
who help raise money for a new Church Hall.
She is married to Andrew Babineaux and has two children,
Marty Babineaux and Natalie B. Mouton, and has four grandchildem,
Morgan and Matthew Babineaux and Leslie and Dennis Carl Mouton.