An angel came and called her name and took her by the hand and said her place was ready in Heaven far above, and that she’d have to leave behind all those things she dearly loved.

Bettye Dunn Guidry, 85, of Orange, passed away on Tuesday, March 26. She was born in El Dorado, AR., on Jan. 28, 1927.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Father Joseph Daleo, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Guidry was a homemaker and member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence “Frenchie” Guidry; sons, Thomas and Joseph “Boo-Ray” Guidry; step-son, C.H. Guidry; mother, Maureen Ozment and father, Raymond Dunn.

Mrs. Guidry is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Fred Weisinger; brother, Lloyd “Duke” Ozment; daughter-in-law, Kay Guidry; niece, Nancy Brewer; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Pallbearers will be David Loveless, Chase Loveless, Samuel Kelly, Billy Kelly, Ryan Guidry and Jared Guidry.