June 28, 1924 ~ July 26, 2011

A Mass of Christian burial was held Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 1 p.m., at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin for Mrs. Bertha Broussard Boudreaux, 87, a native of Glencoe and a longtime resident of Baldwin, who passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at 6:48 p.m., at her home, with her husband at her side.

Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Father Gregory Cormier of Sacred Heart will officiate the services.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Albert Joseph “A.J.” Boudreaux Jr. of Baldwin; one son, Gary Boudreaux and his wife, Linda, of Greenwell Springs; one daughter, Tana B. Begnaud and her husband, Nolan, of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Barbara B. Gilley and her husband, Hal; Rowdy Boudreaux and his wife, Wendy; Parrish Begnaud and his wife, Candace; Kiley B. Scott; and Hunter Begnaud and his wife, Alisha; and 11 great grandchildren, Cameron and Tyler Gilley, Kane and Koby Boudreaux, Taylor Begnaud, Koen Scott, Braden, Brynley, Camden, Carsyn and Addie Begnaud.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonie Broussard and Adia Bonin Broussard; two brothers, Sterling and Stanley Broussard; one sister, Leona Broussard; and one stepsister, Olive Randoza.

A gathering of family and friends was held Thursday at Sacred Heart in Baldwin, from 10 a.m. until Mass time, with the rosary being prayed at 12:30 p.m.

Acting as pallbearers will be Hal Gilley, Cameron Gilley, Rowdy Boudreaux, Parrish Begnaud, Hunter Begnaud and Nolan Begnaud.

The family asks that memorial donations be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, P.O. Box 308, Baldwin, La. 70514.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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