Emily Ann (Broussard) Wycliff, a longtime resident of Dayton, Texas, died Friday, December 20, 2013, in Port Allen, Louisiana. She was 91. Born Emily Ann Broussard on June 15, 1922 in Dayton, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was very active in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Dayton. She was also a devoted homemaker and an accomplished seamstress. During their 71 years of marriage, Emily and her husband, Wilbert, moved throughout the country for his job. Three years ago, they moved to Port Allen, LA, to live with their oldest daughter, Karen. There they became members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland, LA. Emily is survived by her loving husband, Wilbert; by her children Don (Pamela) Wycliff of South Bend, IN; Karen Robinson of Port Allen, LA; Chris (Patricia) Wycliff of Houston, TX; Ida Wycliff of Los Angeles, CA; Joy (Bill) Warren of North Richland Hills, TX; Judith (Paul) Geller of Marina del Rey, CA; Jean Wycliff of Houston, TX; and Brian (Patricia) Wycliff of Houston, TX; 24 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, one great, great grandchild; two brothers, Joseph Broussard of Los Angeles, CA, and Ambrose Broussard of Seattle, WA; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Napoleon and Ezildia Broussard; a son, Francois Wycliff; son-in-law, Cliff Robinson; four brothers and three sisters. Family and friends are invited to attend thewakeand rosary at7 p.m., Friday, December 27,at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church,804 S. Cleveland St., Dayton, TX. A mass of Christian burial will be held at11 a.m., December 28, at St. Joseph. Interment at Our Mother of Mercy Cemetery in Ames, TX. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Emily's favorite charity in her name: Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303. Final arrangements entrusted to: Community Chapel Funeral Home 808 Schweikhardt St. Houston, TX 77020 713-672-6397
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 26, 2013