Opelousas- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for, Mrs. Pearl Mary Wyatt Taylor, on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Opelousas. Reverend Gregory Simien will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the St. Mary’s Assumption Church Cemetery in Cottonport, LA.
Mrs. Taylor, age 91, a resident of Opelousas, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Senior Village Nursing Home. She was involved in several organizations throughout the years such as the American Legion Auxiliary, AARP and the Ladies Altar Society. Mrs. Taylor worked for Senior Village Nursing Home for 27 years as a Nurse’s Assistant, Social Worker and Activities Coordinator. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her sons, Walter Wyatt III and wife, Shirley of Moss Bluff and Michael Wyatt of Opelousas; daughters, Lillian D’Avy and husband, N.J. “Bubba” of Baton Rouge, Evelyn Burleigh and husband, Raymond “Sonny” of Opelousas, Cindy Litka and husband, Pete of Woodinville, WA, Juliette Wyatt of Spokane, WA and Josie Flanagan of Sunset; sister, Cora Guillory of Echo, LA; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Wyatt, Jr.; second husband, Harold A. Taylor parents, Emmanuel and Josephine Castete Bergeron; sisters, Lorena Bergeron, Betty Ann Bergeron and Elaine Lemoine; grandson, Lee Bivona.
The family requests visitation be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. The rosary will be recited by the Ladies Altar Society at 6:00 p.m. Sunday. The funeral home will reopen for visitation on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
Ms. Pearl will be missed! She was such a joy to work with in therapy and she told me that as long as she could do something, that she would do it! I adored her, her courage, and her sweet, loving spirit! Thank you for sharing her with us!
Ericka JackOpelousas, LA
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Your mother was a lovely person and will be missed by all who knew her.
Mary Ann and Paul DugalOpelousas, LA
SHARING YOUR LOSS
Williams FamilyDe Ridder, LA
My thoughts are with you and your family. I'm so sorry. Extra hugs to all. share your beautiful memories in this time of loss. Love you. Nancy
Nancy schaffJackson, MI
We were truly sorrow to hear of the loss of y’all mother. Please accept our condolences and prayers to help comfort you. May your mother R.I.P.
Craig & Sherri Burleigh
Craig and Sherri BurleighOpelousas, LA
Please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss of your mother. She looks like she was a wonderful mother . May God bless you through this time. Love Jo Ellen and Daryl
Jo Ellen Carruthgreensburg, LA
Butch and I are so sorry for the family's loss. I always loved seeing her when she was at the family reunions.
Carolyn CasteteSaint Landry, LA
I am so sorry to hear about Cousin Pearl had passed away. I will be keeping all of her family in all of my prayers for the good Ole lord to help bring them some comfort during this difficult time of their lives.
Theresa LandreneauLake Charles LouisianaI, LA
Our hearts and prayers are with you all in the passing of your beautiful mother. We love you, Juliette.
Roger and Diana WardSpokane, WA