Gladys Broussard Berard

February 10, 1921July 11, 2011

NEW IBERIA – Funeral Services will be conducted for Gladys “Coke” Berard, the former Gladys Broussard, age 90, at 2:00 pm Thursday, July 14, 2011 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Buddy Breaux officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until 1:30 pm on Thursday, July 14, 2011 with a Rosary at 11:00 am. A native and resident of Loreauville, Mrs. Berard passed away at 9:27 pm on Monday, July 11, 2011 at her residence.

Gladys enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was a music lover and also enjoyed travel, sports, dancing and the casino. Gladys was a fun loving person and will be missed by all who loved her. The family would like to extend a person thank you to her caregivers Bobby and Vickie Prados, Robin and Kyle Theriot, Carolyn Bouillion, Misty and Daryl Melancon and her physician Dr. Mike Alvarez.

She is survived by two sons, Johnny Berard and wife Cheryll of Loreauville, Randy Berard and wife Robin of New Iberia, one daughter Dianne Berard Dugas of Loreauville, one brother Anthony “J-Bird” Broussard Jr. of New Iberia, eight Grandchildren and fourteen Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Berard, Sr., son Roy Berard, Jr., parents Anthony and Odette Broussard, sister Elaine Newell, brother Harold Broussard and one Great Granddaughter.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Berard, Randy Berard, Anthony Broussard, Jr., Brett Berard, Braedon Berard, Jacob Freyou and Dwayne Berard.

Donations can be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC, 20090-6011.

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Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • A Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, July 14, 2011
  • Visitation Thursday, July 14, 2011
  • Rosary Service Thursday, July 14, 2011

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Sandy Romero

July 16, 2011

Hey Cheryl, So sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Please accept our condolences!

July 15, 2011

We are so sorry for your loss, your family is in our prayers. Love Erick & Sherline Huval and Family

July 15, 2011

My condolences to Gladys' family. My father, Jim Bonin, spoke of Roy & Coke often with fond memories.

Lillian Bonin

July 15, 2011

Dianne and Berard Family, So sorry for the loss of your mother. Our prayers go out to you at this difficult time and just know she is now at peace with your father and brother watching over your families. Love and Prayers Gerelda and Allen Sorrel

Dylan, Connor, Laurie and Louis Landry, Jr.

July 14, 2011

So sorry to hear of your great loss; our prayers are with you and your families

Tony Broussard

July 14, 2011

Randy and Family,
Just found out online. So sorry to hear about Miss CoCo. A very GRACIOUS LADY. She was always kind to me and everyone else you brought home. She made out the first paycheck I ever got.
Seems like yesterday (HOT summers on the road, parties in the camp and campout after. Time really does fly the older you get. (It's probably a good thing). I will remember Her and you all in my prayers and at HOLY MASS.
Your Friends,
Karen and Tony (Buck) Broussard and Family

Keith Judice

July 14, 2011

Sorry to hear about your lost. I know you have great memories and were blessed to have her for so many years.

From the Staff of Evangeline Funeral Home

July 14, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Donna Mestayer Lanza

July 14, 2011

My prayers are being said for the family during this time of sorrow. My prayers also for Gladys as she makes the trip to Heaven on her way to everlasting peace.


July 14, 2011