Shirley Mae “Billie” Berniard Doran

Shirley Mae “Billie” Berniard Doran, 87, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. She was a native of Napoleonville and a resident of Donaldsonville.

Billie is survived by five daughters and sons-in-law, Geraldine and Robert Henry of Gonzales, Shirley and Andrew Fangue of Thibodaux, Susan and Norman Guidry of Cut Off, and Cynthia and Joe Marino, and Debra and Daryl LeBlanc, all of Berwick; one son, Hugh “Tommy” and Pam Doran of Baton Rouge; one son-in-law, James W. Dykes of Gonzales; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh “Tom” Doran Sr.; her parents, Phillip and Lucia Berniard; a daughter, Kathleen Dykes; a granddaughter, Erin Ann Guidry; four sisters, Dorothy Bergeron, Camille Bordis, Lucille Caballero and Marjorie Doran; and three brothers, Lester, Herbert and Roy Berniard.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Ourso Funeral Home from 8:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.

A Mass of Christian burial will follow at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Donaldsonville at noon, conducted by Fr. Paul Yi. Interment to follow in church cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

Follow Us