Gladys Marie Babineaux

Cecilia – Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at 11 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church for Gladys Marie Babineaux, 92, our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, aunt and friend who passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Gladys Babineaux was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, on Jan. 3, 1916, to the late Marie Louise Ledet and Emile Babin. She was the last living sibling of two brothers, Armond Thibodeaux and Wilfred Ledet, and two sisters, Clementine Celestine and Della Fontenette.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Clifton Babineaux; a son, Joseph Ashton Babineaux Sr.; two grandchildren, Allen Drake and George Provost; and two great-grandchildren, Chantel Richard and Jason Provost.

She leaves to cherish her memories by her beloved children: Anna Bell Drake (Johnny, d.); Emma Lee Provost (Sherman); Joseph Eazly Babineaux Sr. (Dorothy); Joseph Hurley Babineaux, Sr. (Nadine); Anna Lou Rachal (Patrick); Anna Mae Smith (James); Joseph Gerald Babineaux Jr. (fiancee, Carolyn); Anna Jean LeBlanc (Linton); daughter-in-law, Vesta Babineaux; her 34 grandchildren; 74 great-randchildren; and 35 great-great-grandchildren.

A wake service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. and continue on Saturday at 8 a.m. until 10:15 a.m.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Carver and Dauterive Street is in charge of arrangements.

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