Mary Nell Devillier
Mary Nell Devillier, 75, of Bridge City, died Thursday, April 23, 2009, in Memorial Hermann Baptist Orange Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday from St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City, with the Rev. Joseph Daleo, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Visitation is at 4 p.m. Sunday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, with a rosary at 6. Deacon Hazen Kenney will officiate.
Mary was born in Mamou, La., on July 8, 1933, the daughter of Gene and Marie (Vezinat) Tate. Mary owned and operated Nell’s Beauty Salon for over 40 years. She was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church and the Altar Society. Mary was also a great wife, mother and grandmother.
Mary is survived by her spouse, Nolan J. Devillier of Bridge City; daughter and son-in-law, Gwen and Tony Titus of Bridge City; daughter, Ginger Gunter of Bridge City; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Raymond Dewayne Walker of Rosepine, LA; son, Wayne Devillier of Bridge City; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and sisters Thelma Turner of Nederland and Betty Hunt of Alexandria, La.
Pallbearers will be Horace Daville Jr., Horace Daville Sr., Andrew Hollier, Ferrell McGavock, Tony Titus and Cecil Hunt.