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Dorothy Jane Guidry

September 25, 1939February 14, 2021
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Dorothy Jane Crader Guidry, age 81, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 14, 2021. Dorothy was born September 25, 1939.

Dorothy was born and raised in Lake Arthur until marrying her sweetheart, Melvin. They raised their family in Lake Charles. She was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church and Christ the King Catholic Church. Dorothy was a Nurse's Aid for many years and retired from W.O. Moss Regional. Dorothy loved sewing, embroidering, growing flowers, but especially cooking and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Edna Ortego Crader, sister Marie Allemand, brothers, Lee Allen, Alfred, and Leo Crader, and grandchildren Gabriel Guidry and Jacob Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 57 years, Melvin P. Guidry, Sr. of Lake Charles; daughter, Sabina Henry of Issaquah, WA; son, Paul Guidry, Jr. and wife, Sarah of Vinton; son, Terry Guidry and Francine, daughter, Edna Guidry McDaniel and husband, Dwayne, son, Stephen Guidry and wife, Veronica, and son, Donnie Guidry and Jennifer all of Lake Charles; grandchildren, Courtney Newman, Christie Guidry, Josh McDaniel, Sadie McGuire, Lauren Guidry, Bryce Guidry, Gavin Guidry, Gabrielle Guidry, Cody Bass, Casey Bertrand, Thomas, Wesley, and Cody Smith; a brother, Charles Crader and wife, Joan of Jennings; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Hixson Funeral Home in Lake Charles. A Rosary will be begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Visitation will resume at 8:00 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Lake Charles. Reverend Sam Orsot will officiate services. Burial will follow in Consolata Cemetery.

Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Harbor Hospice for all of their tender loving care.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.JEHixson.com for the Guidry family.

  • FAMILY

  • Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 57 years, Melvin P. Guidry, Sr. of Lake Charles; daughter, Sabina Henry of Issaquah, WA; son, Paul Guidry, Jr. and wife, Sarah of Vinton; son, Terry Guidry and Francine, daughter, Edna Guidry McDaniel and husband, Dwayne, son, Stephen Guidry and wife, Veronica, and son, Donnie Guidry and Jennifer all of Lake Charles; grandchildren, Courtney Newman, Christie Guidry, Josh McDaniel, Sadie McGuire, Lauren Guidry, Bryce Guidry, Gavin Guidry, Gabrielle Guidry, Cody Bass, Casey Bertrand, Thomas, Wesley, and Cody Smith; a brother, Charles Crader and wife, Joan of Jennings; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.


    She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Edna Ortego Crader, sister Marie Allemand, brothers, Lee Allen, Alfred, and Leo Crader, and grandchildren Gabriel Guidry and Jacob Smith.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

Memories

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Jason Vela

February 18, 2021

Dorothy “Granny” Thank you for always making me feel like family from the first day I meet you. I enjoyed our weekly Young and The Restless talks with you and Pops. You were a lady who loved the lord, your family and had a heart of gold. I am going to miss your sweet voice Granny. Love you
Jason Vela

Joshua McDaniel

February 17, 2021

She was my savior, my protector, and my rock. She always loved me - no matter my fault or my choices. I will forever cherish every memory my sweet granny and I had together. I love you with everything I have. -Joshua

Fran Guidry

February 17, 2021

Fran Guidry

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Fran Guidry

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Fran Guidry

February 17, 2021

Loved my mothern law ! She was so good to me ! The best! Also best wife to pop best mom best grandmother best great grandma ever! Rip sweet granny❤️🙏🏻

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Biography

Dorothy Jane Crader Guidry, age 81, of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 14, 2021. Dorothy was born September 25, 1939.

Dorothy was born and raised in Lake Arthur until marrying her sweetheart, Melvin. They raised their family in Lake Charles. She was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church and Christ the King Catholic Church. Dorothy was a Nurse's Aid for many years and retired from W.O. Moss Regional. Dorothy loved sewing, embroidering, growing flowers, but especially cooking and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Edna Ortego Crader, sister Marie Allemand, brothers, Lee Allen, Alfred, and Leo Crader, and grandchildren Gabriel Guidry and Jacob Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 57 years, Melvin P. Guidry, Sr. of Lake Charles; daughter, Sabina Henry of Issaquah, WA; son, Paul Guidry, Jr. and wife, Sarah of Vinton; son, Terry Guidry and Francine, daughter, Edna Guidry McDaniel and husband, Dwayne, son, Stephen Guidry and wife, Veronica, and son, Donnie Guidry and Jennifer all of Lake Charles; grandchildren, Courtney Newman, Christie Guidry, Josh McDaniel, Sadie McGuire, Lauren Guidry, Bryce Guidry, Gavin Guidry, Gabrielle Guidry, Cody Bass, Casey Bertrand, Thomas, Wesley, and Cody Smith; a brother, Charles Crader and wife, Joan of Jennings; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Hixson Funeral Home in Lake Charles. A Rosary will be begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Visitation will resume at 8:00 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Lake Charles. Reverend Sam Orsot will officiate services. Burial will follow in Consolata Cemetery.

Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Harbor Hospice for all of their tender loving care.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.JEHixson.com for the Guidry family.