Vercy Richard

Funeral services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. for Vercy Lee Richard, 84, who died Saturday, January 10, 2009.

Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2.

Surviving are son, Robert “Bob” Lee Richard of Lafayette; son, John Richard of Lafayette; son, Michael Roy Ric;ard of Arnaudville; daughter, Joann John of Woodlands, Texas; daughter, Becky Menard of Rayne; daughter, Amy LaCroix of Rayne, daughter; KathrynGautreaux of Rayne; 15 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Willie Mae Doucet of Opelousas.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Marion Bihm..

She was born Saturday, September 6, 1924, in Lawtell, daughter of the late Alfred Bihm and the late Celeste Frutell.

Friends were received 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Monday, January 12, and 8:00 a.m. until services, Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at the Gossen Funeral Home, Inc.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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