Mary Ruth Z. Guidry

Cecilia – Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 17, 2008, at St. Joseph Catholic Church for Mary Ruth Zeringue Guidry, 79, who passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Lafayette General Medical Center.

Interment followed at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Fr. Gary Schexnayder officiated at the funeral Mass.

Mrs. Guidry loved being surrounded by people, especially her family and friends. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was owner/operator of Gid’s Drive Inn in Henderson for many years.

Survivors include three sons, Richard Joseph Guidry and his wife Audrey of Breaux Bridge, Leroy Guidry and his wife Anna of Henderson, and Kenneth Paul Guidry of Cecilia; two daughters, Charlotte G. Austin and her husband Carl of Cecilia, and Sharon G. Urrutia and her husband Miguel of Houston, Texas; one sister, Janet H. Guillot of Lafayette; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Zaul Guidry; a daughter, Mary Ruth Guidry; her parents, Emile and Lillian Boudreaux Zeringue; and a brother, Louis J. Zeringue.

A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Cecilia is in charge of arrangements.

To view on-line obituary, sign guestbook and view video tribute, go to

Acadia Parish Today

Crowley Post-Signal
P.O. Box 1589, Crowley, LA 70527
Phone: 337-783-3450
Fax: 337-788-0949

Rayne-Acadian Tribune
P.O. Box 260, Rayne, LA 70578
Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
315 N. Main St., Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5711
Fax: 337-684-5793

Follow Us