Obituaries

Bertha Mae Willis

St. Martinville – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, July 8, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for Bertha Mae Willis, 89, who passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Interment followed at St. Michael Cemetery.
She is survived by her son, Matthew Willis; daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Callie) Waldrep and Mrs. David (Teressa) Darnell; brothers, Moise “MJ” LeBlanc Jr. and Hardy LeBlanc; sister, Mrs. Guy (Rena) Courville and husband Guy; five grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Becky Bernard Yongue

Breaux Bridge – A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at St. Bernard Catholic Church for Becky Bernard Yongue, 60, who passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Pellerin’s Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, with a rosary at 7 p.m., and continue Saturday from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Rev. Stephen Pellessier will officiate at the Memorial Mass. Readers will be Courtney Yongue and Ashleigh D’Aunoy. Gift Bearers will be Camille D’Aunoy and Mary Latiolais.

Liney Joseph Guidry

Baton Rouge – Liney Joseph Guidry, 84, of Baton Rouge, passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 23, 2019.
Liney was born May 23, 1935, in Cecilia, La. to the late Anlow Guidry and Amanda Duplechin Guidry and was predeceased by his brothers, Floyd Guidry and Harold Guidry.
Liney was a 1960 graduate of Southwestern Louisiana Institute, Lafayette, with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He enjoyed a long and successful career in the petrochemical industry, retiring in 1999 as Product Manager for the Fluorocarbons Division of LaRoche Chemical.

Mrs. Lizzie V. Drake

St. Martinville – A Home-going Celebration will be held for Mrs. Lizzie V. Drake, 79, the former Lizzie Voorhies, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Union Baptist Church with Rev. Darren Benoit, Pastor, and Rev. Joel Green Jr., Eulogist.
She will await the resurrection at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at the church until time of service.
A native and resident of St. Martinville, she passed away at 1:43 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

Theresa C. Mason

St. Martinville – A Home-going Celebration will be held for Mrs. Theresa C. Mason, 83, the former Theresa Cole, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at New Life Christian Center with Pastor Chester Hill officiating.
She will await resurrection at St. Michael Cemetery in St. Martinville.
A gathering of family and friends will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the church until service time.
A native and resident of St. Martinville, she passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at her residence.

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