Harris Guillory(1936 - 2014)

Harris Guillory

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 at a 3:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Harris John Guillory, age 77, who passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 7:03 a.m. at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.

Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens in Carencro.

Mr. Guillory was a native of Ville Platte and a resident of Lafayette. He was a supervisor for Southern Pacific Transportation for sixteen years and also worked for Evangeline Maid Flower Industries as a salesman for twenty years. Harris was a warm, loving, caring family man who enjoyed cooking, and spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies included restoring and working on cars, listening to French music, fishing and watching football especially ULL, LSU, New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers. He was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jeannette McCauley of Ville Platte; one son, Robert K. Guillory of Metairie; two daughters, Tammy Guillory Bernard and her husband, Bennett, of Lafayette and Shelly Guillory Lavergne and her husband, Ricky, of Carencro; one brother, Clifford Guillory of Ville Platte; and three grandchildren, Bennett Bernard, III, and John Michael Bernard both of Lafayette and Justin Vidrine of Carencro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Elizabeth Hill Guillory; and one brother, Lionel Guillory.

A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 9:00 a.m. Friday until service time on Friday.

View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

4615 N. University Ave. Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-6366

Published in the The Advertiser on Feb. 27, 2014