IOTA-It is with heavy hearts that the family of Marlyn Guidry announces her passing on Friday, Spetember 21, 2018 at Opelousas General at the age of 61. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iota. Burial will follow in the Iota City Cemetery with Father Jude Thierry Celebrant.
Marlyn enjoyed crocheting, arts and crafts, but she especially enjoyed her grandchildren and family. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend who will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her husband of 40 years, Russell Guidry, Sr. of Iota; daughters, Mandy Reed and husband, Garland, and Katie Heidleberg and husband, Leland, all of Iota; son, Russell Guidry, Jr. and wife, Katrina of Iota; sister, Suzanne Leckelt and husband, Paul of Iota; stepfather, Willie Dietz of Iota; ten grandchildren, Morgan (Trent), Amber, Dagen, Nicholas, Keaton, Russell III, Kiara, Gavin, Zechariah, and Amelyne; great grandchild, Vivey Ann; numerous nephews and nieces; as well as extended family and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, Allen Deaville and Mary Deaville Dietz; brothers, Tommy, Rickey, and Allen Deaville; sister, Katie Deaville; grandson, Peyton Guidry; and granddaughter, Tori Jo Guidry.
Pallbearers carrying her to her place of rest are Dagen Guidry, Keaton Guidry, Russell Guidry, III, Gavin Doucet, Zechariah Reed, Tommy Deaville, Jr., Paul Leckelt, Jr., Chad Leckelt, and Justin Leckelt.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Iota on Monday, September 24th from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm and again on Tuesday, September 25th from 8:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be recited by Janice Lejeune at 7:00 pm Monday evening.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard Street, (337)779-3083 is in charge of arrangements.