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J. E. Hixson & Sons

3001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA

OBITUARY

Betty Mallary (Blanchard) Faulk

September 2, 1928February 20, 2020
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Betty Blanchard Faulk, 91, passed away February 20, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was a resident of Grand Lake, where she was a member of St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters, past member of the Ladies Alter Society and a CCD Teacher. She received the medal for Devoted Services from the Lake Charles Diocese. Betty retired from the Cameron Parish School Board where she served as Lunchroom manager. Her hobbies were traveling to religious sites, playing bingo and games on her IPad and going to the casino’s. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend.

She is survived by her sons, Denis Faulk (Sedelia) of Bossier City; Lee Faulk (Juanell) of Grand Lake; daughters, Ann Nunez (Kenneth) of Opelousas; Karen Nunez (Jessie) of Grand Lake; Louetta Falcon (Keith) of Lumberton, TX; Loretta Piraro (John) of Lake Charles; Gerri Hendrix (Craig) of Grand Lake; Frances Davis (Walter) of Grand Lake; sixteen grandchildren, four step grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and five step great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Neg” Faulk, son-in-law, Earl Gaspard and great grandchild, Tanner Langhart.

Pallbearers are her grandsons, Michael Faulk, Eric Nunez, Brian Falcon, Earl Gaspard, Randall Faulk and Russell Faulk.

Honorary Pallbearers are granddaughters, Chris Nunez, Lori Nunez, Sara McGee, Jennifer Prather, Melissa Langhart, Emily Fuselier, Dawn Quibodeaux, Tori Daigle, Cassandra Duhon and Mallary Davis.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church. Msgr. James Gaddy will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00pm until 10:00pm, with a rosary at 6:00pm and resuming Monday at 8:00am until procession at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles. Burial will follow at Grand Lake Cemetery.

The family would like to thank her sitters, Nadine Rayon, Becky Blanchard and Heart of Hospice for the care given to our mother.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her sons, Denis Faulk (Sedelia) of Bossier City; Lee Faulk (Juanell) of Grand Lake; daughters, Ann Nunez (Kenneth) of Opelousas; Karen Nunez (Jessie) of Grand Lake; Louetta Falcon (Keith) of Lumberton, TX; Loretta Piraro (John) of Lake Charles; Gerri Hendrix (Craig) of Grand Lake; Frances Davis (Walter) of Grand Lake; sixteen grandchildren, four step grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and five step great grandchildren.


    She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Neg” Faulk, son-in-law, Earl Gaspard and great grandchild, Tanner Langhart.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 23, 2020
  • Rosary Sunday, February 23, 2020
  • Visitation Resumes Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 24, 2020

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Cathy Perry-Smith & Tony Smith

February 23, 2020

Ann & Kennth
The Faulk Family

Our sincere condolences in the loss of Mrs. Faulk.
Our prayers are with your entire Families

Cathy Perry-Smith
Tony Smith

Tamara Nunez

February 22, 2020

I sure did enjoy cleaning for you! The visits with you were the best! You always would greet me with: "There's my little girl, how are you today" no matter where I met you! You will be missed but so glad you are at peace now! I will be praying for the family as they lay this sweet lady to rest! So sorry for your loss!

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Betty as a baby

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Alzire - Betty’s mother

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Betty as a young woman

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Betty as a young woman

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Betty’s graduation picture

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Ann, Karen, and Denis holding twins Louetta and Loretta

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Denis, Ann holding Gerri, Karen, Louetta, and Loretta

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Betty holding twins Louetta and Loretta

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Betty as a baby

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Alzire - Betty’s mother

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Betty as a young woman

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Betty as a young woman

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Betty’s graduation picture

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Ann, Karen, and Denis holding twins Louetta and Loretta

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Denis, Ann holding Gerri, Karen, Louetta, and Loretta

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Betty holding twins Louetta and Loretta

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Denis and Sedelia

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Lawrence and Betty on their wedding day

Biography

Betty Mallary was born on September 2, 1928 to Raymond and Alzire (Hebert) Blanchard. Betty was their only child. She recalled how she and her mother often carried buckets of flowers and water to adorn the altar of St. Mary of the Lake Church. She was a life long resident of Grand Lake and graduated from Grand Lake School. She met Lawrence (Neg) Faulk and they were married on May 25, 1946 and shared the next 55 years together.

Betty and Lawrence had eight children: Denis, Ann, Karen, Louetta, Loretta, Gerri, Lee, and Frances. Their children gave them many grandchildren: Michael, Sara, Christina, Lori, Jennifer, Eric, Melissa, Brian, Earl, Emily, Dawn, Tori, Randall, Russell, Cassandra, and Mallary, and step grandchildren: Kim, Jared, Tabitha, and Christopher. Their grandchildren gifted them with many great grandchildren: Ava, Eric, Hunter, Tanner, Kiley, Ellie, Eli, Kayla, Blake, Sam, Grayson, Luke, Rylee, Law, Andrew, Jeremiah, Lillian, Ty, Aubree, and step great grandchildren: Oliver, Julian, Jaylie, Hunter, and MacKaylyn.

On February 20, 2020 Betty’s earthly journey of 91 years ended and she is now reunited with the love of her life Lawrence, her parents Raymond and Alzire Blanchard, son-in-law Earl Gaspard, great grandson Tanner Langhart, and the many family and friends who proceeded her. May she rest in peace in God’s loving arms.