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Earthman Funeral Directors

8303 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Mary Ann Luckett Reynaud

June 22, 1929October 26, 2019
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Mary Ann Luckett Reynaud, 90, passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019. She was born June 22, 1929 in Canton, MS, to William Thomas Luckett and Anna Louise Lutz. She grew up in Canton where she was valedictorian of her high school class. She went on to graduate from Mississippi State College for Women with a degree in mathematics. After teaching for a year in Natchez, MS, she moved to New Orleans, LA, where she met her beloved husband of 58 years, Sidney Louis Reynaud, Jr. They married in 1957 and lived in New Orleans for many years where both of their children were born. The family moved to Houston, TX, in 1973 for her husband’s long career with Shell Oil Company, and she resided there until her death. Mary Ann was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary Ann loved her family more than anything. She was an extremely gracious, kind, and considerate person and was so grateful for all who took care of her. Mary Ann was a friendly person with a great sense of humor. Her many talents included sewing and playing the piano and the accordion. She was known for her delicious butter rum cakes, hundreds of which she baked and mailed to friends and relatives all over the country.

Mary Ann was predeceased by her beloved husband; parents; brother, William Joseph Lutz Luckett; sister-in-law, Myrtle Gillis Luckett; nephew, William Gillis Luckett; and brothers-in-law, Peter and Raymond Reynaud. She is survived by her two children, Ann Luckett Reynaud and Sidney Edmond Reynaud; her grandson, Alexander Louis Reynaud; her sister-in-law, Susan Reynaud; nieces, Mamie Balestra and Rosie Wenstrup; and many cousins.

The family wishes to thank Jeanette Daniels, Elizabeth Ekong, and Ola Afolabi,for the loving care they gave Mary Ann over the past several years. The family would also like to thank David Rast for his continuing love and support.

Friends are invited to visitation with the family from 5:00 until 8:00 pm on Monday, November 4, 2019, with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm in the Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, 77024. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 1801 Sage Road, Houston, TX, 77056 with a reception to follow. Internment will be in All Saints Mausoleum at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home on Saturday, November 9, 2019, following services in New Orleans, LA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities, 2900 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX, 77006 or online at catholiccharities.org (Catholic Charities of the Archdiocease of Galveston-Houston).

Please visit Mary Ann Luckett Reynaud’s online memorial tribute at Earthmanhunterscreek.com where memories and words of comfort and condolence may be shared electronically with her family.

Services

  • Visitation with the family Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Vigil Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Reception following mass Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • Reception following the service Saturday, November 9, 2019

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Biography

Mary Ann Luckett Reynaud, 90, passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019. She was born June 22, 1929 in Canton, MS, to William Thomas Luckett and Anna Louise Lutz. She grew up in Canton where she was valedictorian of her high school class. She went on to graduate from Mississippi State College for Women with a degree in mathematics. After teaching for a year in Natchez, MS, she moved to New Orleans, LA, where she met her beloved husband of 58 years, Sidney Louis Reynaud, Jr. They married in 1957 and lived in New Orleans for many years where both of their children were born. The family moved to Houston, TX, in 1973 for her husband’s long career with Shell Oil Company, and she resided there until her death. Mary Ann was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary Ann loved her family more than anything. She was an extremely gracious, kind, and considerate person and was so grateful for all who took care of her. Mary Ann was a friendly person with a great sense of humor. Her many talents included sewing and playing the piano and the accordion. She was known for her delicious butter rum cakes, hundreds of which she baked and mailed to friends and relatives all over the country.

Mary Ann was predeceased by her beloved husband; parents; brother, William Joseph Lutz Luckett; sister-in-law, Myrtle Gillis Luckett; nephew, William Gillis Luckett; and brothers-in-law, Peter and Raymond Reynaud.

She is survived by her two children, Ann Luckett Reynaud and Sidney Edmond Reynaud;her grandson,Alexander Louis Reynaud; her sister-in-law, Susan Reynaud; nieces, Mamie Balestra and Rosie Wenstrup; and many cousins.

The family wishes to thank Jeanette Daniels, Elizabeth Ekong, and Ola Afolabi,for the loving care they gave Mary Ann over the past several years. The family would also like to thank David Rast for his continuing love and support. Friends are invited to visitation with the family from 5:00 until 8:00 pm on Monday, November 4, 2019, with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm in the Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX, 77024. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 1801 Sage Road, Houston, TX, 77056. Internment will be in All Saints Mausoleum at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home on Saturday, November 9, 2019, following services in New Orleans, LA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities, 2900 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX, 77006 or online at catholiccharities.org (Catholic Charities of the Archdiocease of Galveston-Houston).
Please visit Mary Ann Luckett Reynaud’s online memorial tribute at Earthmanhunterscreek.com where memories and words of comfort and condolence may be shared electronically with her family.