Joyce Benoit Johnston

Funeral services for Joyce Benoit Johnston, 79, will be held Thursday April 3, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church, with Pastor Charlie Floyd officiating.
Visitation was held Wednesday April 2, 2014, at Centenary Methodist Church from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and will resume Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until time of services.
Burial will follow at the Gueydan Cemetery, in Gueydan La.
A native of Gueydan and a resident of Rayne, Joyce passed away Monday March 31, 2014, at her residence in Rayne. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed cooking large family meals for the holidays and special family gatherings.
Survivors include her two daughters, Joyce Celine “Nay” and her husband, Ivan Miller, of Pinegrove La. and Cindi Lulie Johnston of Rayne; three grandsons, Harris “Con” Miller III of Baton Rouge La., Baker and Billy Miller both of Gueydan; her other  children, Kayla Fontenot Breaux and her husband, Ted, and their children, Kamrie and Jude, and Shelley Fontenot Breaux and her husband, Alan, and their children, Sydney and Brad, all of Rayne; and her sister; Laura Wall of Baytown Texas, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, R. Harris Johnston; her parents, Alcee and Elmaza Manceaux Benoit; and her seven siblings, Emma Lemaire, Freeman Benoit, Eddie Benoit, Clyde Benoit, Earl Benoit, Myrtle Jean Baker and Eugene Benoit.
Serving as pallbearers will be Harris “Con” Miller III, Baker Miller, Ted Breaux, Bruce Johnston, Brad Breaux, and Alan Breaux.
You can express condolences and sign guest register book at
David Funeral Home of  Abbeville iis n charge of arrangements.

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