Mr. Kenneth Joseph Aube’, 79, peacefully passed away on April 24 th 2021 at his home in
Sanford Mississippi after a brief battle with cancer. A private graveside service for the family at
the Chalk Hill Cemetery in Jena, Louisiana will be held at a later date.
Mr. Aube’, a native of Indian Bayou, Louisiana graduated high school from Indian Bayou
School in 1958. Kenneth’s native language was French with his ancestors originating from the
Aube’ Provence northeast of Paris, France. As a young man he worked for Freeport Sulphur
Company as a surveyor for a number of years in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, marrying Octavia Beth
Terral before purchasing a Sears & Roebuck catalog franchise in Port Sulphur. Kenneth sold
that franchise and purchased a larger one in Thibodaux, Louisiana with his wife Beth before
retiring to the Sanford, MS. community where they resided until death. He had a passion for yard
work, a constant flow of projects in his shop, watching old westerns, and cooking traditional
south Louisiana food.
He was proceeded in death by his wife Mrs. Octavia Beth Terral Aube’, his parents
Jean Theodeare Aube’ and Estelle Comeaux Aube’, a sister Mildred Aube’ Guidry and a brother
Survivors include his sons Brent Aube’ (Janet) of Mobile, Alabama, and Dane (Wendy)
of Corinth, Mississippi; his sister Betty Aube’ Hebert of Kaplan, Louisiana; his grandchildren –
Logan (Nikki) Aube’ of Poplarville, Mississippi, Amarette Aube’ Speights (Ryan) of Saltillo,
Mississippi, Garrick Aube’ of Huntsville, Alabama, Dane Nicholas Aube’ II (Victoria) of
Corinth, Mississippi, and Andrea Aube’ of Mobile, Alabama; and four great grandchildren.