MAMOU – Funeral services will be held at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou on Saturday, September 12, 2020 for Maudraline “Margie” Hollier Gidlow, 86, who passed away on September 9, 2020. Her loving family surrounded her at home, as she passed peacefully in her sleep.
Father Bala Rayapati will be celebrant of the Mass and will conduct funeral services.
Burial will take place in Liberty Cemetery near Elton, Louisiana.
Margie was born in Mamou, Louisiana, she was a homemaker and loving wife to Pete Gurdon Gidlow, deceased. She loved to quilt, crochet and garden. She was a global traveler and visited her family all across the United States and in many foreign countries. She was a devoted Catholic. Her family and friends will miss her dearly but rejoice in knowing she is celebrated in heaven.
Margie is survived her son, Kenneth Gidlow and wife Catherine of Lafayette; her daughters, Sherry Guillory and husband Michael of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, Sarah Landreneau and husband Carl of Box Elder, South Dakota, Sheila Cude and husband Garry of Taylor, Texas, Mary Duhon and husband David of Basile, Pam Gaspard of Hampton, Virginia, and Lisa Brown and husband Don of Iowa, Louisiana; sisters, Mary Lou Merritt and Annetta Soileau; 17 grandchildren, Benjamin, Jeremy, Vanessa, Billy, Julianne, Eric, Dominic, Patrick, Melinda, William, Amy, Amber, Justin, Paul, Andy, Jessica and Robin; and 21 great-grandchildren, Zoe, Samuel, Sawyer, Isabelle, Nicholas, Rebecca, Hailey, Hayden, Emma, Zaylin, Anthony, Evan, Courtney, Tori, Elizabeth, Emma C., Zaron, Cohen, Sophia, Abby, Kiley and Emma D.
Margie is preceded in death by her husband, Pete Gidlow; parents, Alcee and Vernice (Landreneau) Hollier; her sister, Leura Belle Diaville and son in law, Norman Gaspard.
The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Saturday, September 12, 2020 starting at 8:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM. A rosary will be recited at 9:00 AM Saturday.
Due to COVID restrictions we ask that you please wear a mask when visiting the Funeral Home.
Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.