Theodora "Theo" Barbara Heinen Faulk

Rayne - Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Monday, April 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. for Theodora "Theo" Barbara Heinen Faulk, 89, who died Friday, April 22, 2011 at American Legion Hospital in Jennings, LA.

Interment will be in the St. Lawrence Cemetery, Mowata, LA.

Surviving are one son, Gregory Faulk and wife Suyapa of Nashville, TN, four daughters, Janet Wilson and husband Emmett of Youngsville, Carla Lambousy and husband Stephen of Crowley, Lynn Cullen and husband Mark of Crowley, Jill Guidry and husband Marcus of Lafayette, thirteen grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth Mayeaux and husband Sean, Mary Margaret Faulk, Bradley Faulk, Ashley Wilson, Mark Wilson, Eric Lambousy, Jeanne Lebeouf and husband Kyle, Alyssa Mitchell, Katherine Cullen, Ross Cullen, Jon Austin Cullen, Marcus Guidry, Jr., Carmen Guidry, and eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Theodore "Ted" Faulk, granddaughter, Mary Frances Faulk, parents, Joseph and Adele Naebers Heinen, one sister, Wilma Cormier, and two brothers, Wilfred and Walter Heinen .

Theo was born Thursday, July 14, 1921 in Branch, LA, daughter of the late Joseph Anthony Heinen and the late Adele Naebers Heinen.

She was a retired Acadia Parish school teacher, a member of the St. Joseph Altar Society, honorary member of DAR, member of the Catholic Daughters, and served her country in the U.S. Navy WAVES during WWII. She enjoyed her weekly bridge games, gardening, and traveling with her German cousins.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jennings for their loving care.

Pallbearers will be her six grandsons, Bradley Faulk, Mark Wilson, Eric Lambousy, Ross Cullen, Jon Austin Cullen and Marcus Guidry, Jr..

A rosary will be recited Monday, April 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Monday, April 25, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne,


In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

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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