Sylvia June Henry
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family and friends of Sylvia June Henry announce her passing from this life on Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 84.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating her Mass. Burial will follow in Our Lady Seven Dolors Cemetery in Welsh.
Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Sunday, Dec. 22 from 4-8 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume on Monday, Dec. 23 at 8 a.m. with a rosary recited at 8:30 a.m. by Mrs. Betty LeGros.
Sylvia was born in Basile to the late Norris Joseph Veronie and the late Sedonie Johnson Veronie on Dec. 30, 1928. She was a hairdresser for 18 years. Sylvia was a member of the Ladies Altar Society and Catholic Daughters of America. She was also a faithful member Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Welsh and a Eucharistic Minister. She liked to read and watch TV. She enjoyed cooking and playing cards. Sylvia loved visiting and entertaining her friends and family. She especially loved the time she spent with her beautiful grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Sylvia June is survived by her daughters, Dee Dee Henry (Charles) Savoy of Jennings and Beth Henry (Michael) Hebert of Welsh; one brother, Verlin J. (Pam) Veronie of Conroe, Texas; her five grandchildren, Tom (Amy) Gaspard, Kristie Gaspard (Corey)Deville, Julie Hebert (Robbie) Ortego, Jennie Hebert and Justin Hebert; and her seven great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Anna, Brooke and Jared Gaspard, Alec and Halle Ortego and Gavin Deville.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Norris and Sedonie Johnson Veronie; her husband, Ettia John Henry; and one brother, Humert Veronie.
To extend online condolences, please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net.
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