Theresa R. Sykes, 70, of Nederland died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 at her residence.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church of Vidor under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Memory Gardens in Nederland. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. and a rosary will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. 

A native of Port Arthur, she was a retired longtime resident of Nederland. Theresa was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, were she served as Eucharistic minister, adult altar server, a member of the Legion of Mary and a member of the bereavement committee.

Theresa was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Sykes Castle Davis; and her parents, Jule and Lucile Guidry. 

She is survived by her son, Michael Sykes and wife Karen of Pasadena; daughters, Deborah Moore and husband, Rex of Vidor and Julie Hebert and husband, Lindy of Nederland; brother, Frank Guidry and wife, Mary of Nederland; twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

We love you Mama and you will be in our hearts forever.