Gerdie Anne Guidry
Published 12:01 am Sunday, June 12, 2022
Gerdie Anne Henry Guidry passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at the age of 91, following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Lyons Point, La. to Seva and Nell Broussard Henry. She was a 1947 graduate of Crowley High School. In 1950, she married Sam Guidry and they remained married until his death in 2017. Mrs. Guidry enjoyed working with her green plants and weekly outings to Dairy Barn and Southern Spice for a burger “cut in half”, ice cream and hospitality. She was well known for her daily miles, nearly thirty years of walks through the neighborhood with frequent stops to visit with those she met along the way.
She is preceded in death by her parents Seva and Nell Broussard Henry and her husband of 67 years, Samson Joseph Guidry.
She leaves to cherish her memory, three children, Sandran “Sandy” Guidry Barker of Lake Charles, Rickey Joseph Guidry (Jeannie) of Toledo Bend, Bobby Joseph Guidry (Jennifer) of Lake Charles; and two grandchildren, Rylan Joseph Guidry (Katy) of Frisco, Texas and Kennedy Marie Guidry of Lake Charles.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2022 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. The Very Rev. Anthony Fontenot will officiate. Interment will follow in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation Friday will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service in the funeral home.
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