Bertha Pearce Guillory
Thu, 2013-10-10 14:54
August 28, 1924 — October 9, 2013
Bertha Pearce Guillory, 89, a native of Bayou Chene and a resident of Morgan City, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at her residence while surrounded by her family and friends.
Bertha was survived by her three children, Adlena “Lena” Guillory Landry Mayon, Euna Blakeman and Edless Buford Guillory; three sisters, Bessie Breaux, Barbara Morrison and Beatrice Pearce; and two brothers, Arthur “A.J.” Pearce Sr. and Franklin “F.D” Pearce Sr. She was also survived by 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Letell Guillory; her daughter, Delores “Dee” Badeaux; one sister, Bernice Ortis; her father and mother; and one grandson. Butch Guillory.
Bertha was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Following her husband’s accident, she diligently cared for him as well as maintained her home and family.
The family requests that visitation be observed Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home. Visitation will resume Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at 9 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home. Bertha will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.