ST. MARTINVILLE — Funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. Shirley Williams Menard, 78, at 10 a.m. Saturday at Notre Dame Catholic Church. Interment will be in the St. Michael Cemetery with visitation being at the church from 7 a.m. until the time of services.
Shirley passed away at 7 p.m. at Iberia Medical Center on July 3, 2018.
She was a native of Opelousas and had been a resident of St. Martinville for 49 years. She was retired from the St. Martin School Board.
She is survived by her two sons James Williams (Dionne Williams) and Joe Menard (Queenie Menard); stepson Marvin Joseph; three daughters, Cynthia Williams Coleman (Lionel Coleman), Marilyn Roy (Darryl Roy) and Mary Lewis (Glenn Lewis); one brother, Edward Williams (Betty Williams); two sisters, Ella Frank and Alice Roberson (Joseph Robertson); sister-in-law Gloria Barnes; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husband Joseph Roosevelt Menard Sr.; parents Mary Leona Williams and Willie Williams; and 11 sisters and brothers.
Pallbearers will be Glen Lewis Jr., Carlton Duffy, Jucobby Menard, Darryl Roy, Gary Hypolite Jr., Edward Menard, Glenn Lewis Sr. and Herman Perry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Menard, James Williams, Marvin Joseph, Lionel Coleman, Gary Hypolite Sr., Edward Menard, Quincy Marshall, Quinton Marshall, McBride Roberts and Chaz Perrodin.
The Golden Meadows Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.