Mary Virginia Credeur

Rayne-Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 1, 2013 in the Abundant Life Church in Rayne for Mary Virginia Credeur, 72, who passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Our Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, LA.

Rev Melvin Finley, Pastor of Abundant Life Church will be conducting the funeral service.

Mrs. Credeur, a resident of Mire, was the daughter of late Ivy Benoit and Thelma Romero Carpenter. She was a longtime member of the Abundant Life Church.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Chester J. Credeur of Mire; one daughter, Vickie Ann Bourque and companion, Ricky Guidry of Lafayette; one son, James Dean Benoit and wife, Shelia of Richard; five sisters, Rose Breaux and companion, Mike Smith of Abbeville, Rita Matte and husband, Peter of Rayne, Helen Jones and husband, Jim of Sulphur, Patricia Boudreaux and husband, Johnny of Sulphur and Elvina Ware and husband, Alfred of Oakdale; four brothers, Ivy Credeur and wife, Sandra of Rayne, John Carpenter of Sulphur, Roderick Carpenter and wife, Ruth of Sulphur and Charles Carpenter and wife, Linda of Duson; seven grandchildren, John Billiot of Scott, Crystal Benoit and companion Phillip Broom of Richard, Joshua Billiot and companion, Christian Ray of Scott, Jenny Bourque and companion, Ryan Desormeaux of Scott, Scotty Benoit of Richard, Cory Benoit and companion, Chelsea of Richard and Shelby Benoit, companion, Wyatt Alleman of Richard; twelve great grandchildren, Paige, Jayce, Brooke, Jaylon, Mia, Riley, Jacob, Jayda, Hayden, Hailey, Reece and Aydin..

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Paul Alton Benoit and one sister, Catherine Carpenter David.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Duhon Funeral Home in Rayne on Sunday, September 1, 2013 from 9:00 am until 1:30 pm.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Billiot, John Billiot, Cory Benoit, Scotty Benoit, Ricky Guidry, Ryan Desormeaux, Timothy Guidry and Phillip Broom. Honorary pallbearers will be Hayden Castile and Jayce Billiot.

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Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Rayne will be in charge of the arrangements.

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