Gladys Richard Simon

Rayne - Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Friday, January 20, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. for Gladys Richard Simon, 90 who died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 in Rayne.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA 70578.

Surviving are one daughter, Glenda Simon Abshire and husband Kenneth of Lafayette, one son, Clifford Junior Simon and wife Percella of Rayne and 13 Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleopha Simon and her parents Joseph and Amantha Simon Richard; two sons Erphie Simon and Irby Simon; one sister Mary Mae Simon and one brother Ernest Richard.

She was born Tuesday, October 18, 1921 in Rayne, LA, Daughter of the late Joseph Richard and the late Amatha Simon.

Friends will be received 2:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Thursday, January 19 and 8:00 A.M. until services, Friday, January 20, 2012 at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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