Zula Mae Vincent Lyon

Published 3:07 pm Monday, November 1, 2021

Zula Mae Vincent Lyon, age 78, of Welsh, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Zula was born May 31,1943 in Kaplan, LA to Edes and Lucille Broussard Vincent.

Zula was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed visiting with her family and friends especially with her grandchildren. Zula was a devoted member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors and served in the church Choir. She belonged to the local Rotary Club and was a past President. Zula had many talents that she shared with others. She was an accomplished oil painter, porcelain artist, photographer, excellent cook and published two cookbooks. She became a private Pilot with her husbands help and loved to travel. Zula will truly be missed by all who knew her.

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Zula is preceded in death by her parents; brother, George Vincent; sisters, Flavia Viator and Grace Perry.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 49 years Emery Lyon; son Winn Arceneaux and wife Alice of Welsh, LA; daughter, Juliee Watkins and husband Glenn of Thornwell, LA; grandchildren, Jeff, Kelli, Gabrielle, Baleigh, Annie, and Catherine; seven great grandchildren; step-son, Greg Lyon of Welsh, LA; step-daughters, Lisa Lyon of Welsh, LA, and Dee O’Quinn and husband Lonnie of Iowa, LA.

Visitation For Zula will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from the hours of 4pm-8pm with a Rosary to be prayed beginning at 6:30pm held at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at the funeral home from 8am until proceeding to Our Lady of Seven Dolors for a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com for the Lyon family.