PORT BARRE - Funeral services will be held Tuesday May 21, 2013 and Wednesday, May 22, 2013 for Susan Arnaud, age 52, the former Susan Thibodeaux, who passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at her residence in Opelousas.
Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Port Barre. The Rev. Benji Richard, pastor of First Baptist Church of Port Barre, will officiate at the services.
Mrs. Arnaud was a native and lifelong resident of Port Barre. She was an active Baptist. Mrs. Arnaud was a loving mother and sister; she was a very generous and unique person.
Survivors include four daughters, Lindzey Guidry and her husband, Brent, of Arnaudville, Monique Matt and her husband, David, of Praire Rhonde, Taylor Johnson of Prairie Rhonde, and Ashley Guidry and her husband, Brock, of Arnaudville; one sister, Geraldine Guillory and her husband, Bobby, of Port Barre; five grandchildren, Brent Michael Guidry, Adam Lane Guidry, Adrianna Guidry, and Riley Guidry; two nephews, Bobby Jo Guillory and Jeremy Guillory; and one great aunt, Shirley Mire.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Arnaud; and her parents, Alton Stoute and the former Adrienne Rachelle Stoute.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 12:00 p.m. Tuesday and will remain open all night until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Pallbearers will be David Matt, Brent Guidry, Brock Guidry, Bobby Joe Guillory, Jeremy Guillory and Seth Arnaud.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net
Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements.