Nylotis Goudeau was born March 15, 1926 in Douets Eddy, La., to Alexander and Bernice Bean.

On May 15, 1954 she married Eugene Goudeau. Together, they had three daughters, Susie, Genia, and Velda. They settled in Orange, and have been members of the First United Pentecostal Church for over 49 years.

Nylotis “Nylie” Goudeau passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 15, at The Meadows Nursing Home with family present. Nylie was a true lady with high morals that guided her throughout her entire life.

She was a devoted Christian that believed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  She was a devoted wife and loving mother. She had many talents such as sewing, knitting, and painting. She will be missed by all and her family was so very proud to call her Mother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Verbal Bean and daughter Genia McCullough.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Eugene Goudeau; brother Hobert Bean and his wife Ruth; brother Mike Bean and his wife Sherry; sister Novelle Jones and her husband Ernie; daughter Susie Franz; daughter Velda Fabriguze and her husband Harvey; step-son George Boudreaux and his wife Pam; niece Jana Bass and her husband Calvin; niece Jennifer Paroly and her husband Warren and nephew Joel Bean and his wife Sherrie; grandchildren, Roffie Prestil and husband Chas, Jason McCullough and girlfriend Marilyn Ramirez, Jennifer Saucer and husband Larry, Christina Goudeau, Eugene Goudeau, Aaron Boudreaux, Melissa Thomas and Sonnie Fabriguze; great grandchildren Aliyah, Grayson, and Camille.

Services will be held at First United Pentecostal Church in Orange at 2:00p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, with Brother Gary Wheeler, pastor, officiating.  There will be a special visitation for the family beginning at noon. Following the services friends are invited to a reception in the church fellowship hall.

Arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.