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September 22. 2005 12:00AM
Beverly McGuire [Photo]
Beverly Ann Daniels "Musty" McGuire, 69, a native of Terrebonne Parish and
resident of Houma, died at 4:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2005.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7:55 p.m. Friday at First Corinthian Baptist
Church. Wake service will be at 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Religious service
will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in Deweyville Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Karnel P. McGuire and Glen M. McGuire, both of
Houma; one sister, Juanita Williams of Houma; eight sisters-in-law, Pearly
McGuire and Ora Lee McGuire, both of Houma, Genetta Daniels of Franklin, Willie
Mae Jordan of Tamoco, Wash., Rosetta White of Houma, Lula Jefferson of Houston,
and Gloria Daniels and Ann Pernell, both of Los Angeles; three grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren; one godchild, Eartis Aubert Jr.; and a host of nieces,
nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Berwick McGuire Jr.; her parents,
Clara and Edward Daniels; two brothers, James Elton Daniels Sr. and Floyd
Daniels; one sister, Irma Mae "Toot" Daniels Aubert; one niece, Andrea Wallis;
one nephew, Curtis Aubert; her godmother, Carrie Victor; her mother-in-law,
Augustine Galmore; her father-in-law, Berwick McGuire Sr.; four sisters-in-law,
Louise Taplett, Idell McGuire, Olivia McGuire and Maisie McGuire; and two
brothers-in-law, Robert and Milton McGuire.
She was a retired custodian and a member of First Corinthian Baptist Church.
Gertrude Geddes Willis-Terrebonne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
April 16, 2001
Leroy "Dusty" Gauno, 72, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma,
died Friday, April 13, 2001.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gertrude Geddes Willis-Terrebonne
Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home,
with burial in Southdown Cemetery.
He is survived by his companion, Amy Woolens of Houma; one stepson, Kevin
Johnson of Houma; one daughter, Jacqueline Marie Gauno of Houma; three
stepdaughters, Gwen Smith, Peggy Lyons and Debra Curney, all of Houma; three
brothers, Joseph Taplett and Peter Taplett Sr. and wife Evelyn, all of Houma,
and Earl Gauno of San Francisco, Calif; four grandchildren; and two great-
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sadie Ringold and Belton Gauno; one
brother, Belton Gauno; and one nephew, Keith Gauno.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Gertrude "MaMa Gert" Verdin Stoves, 79, a native of Terrebonne Parish and resident of Houma,
died Thursday, April 27, 2000.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Gertrude Geddes Willis-Terrebonne Funeral Home.
Wake services will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Howard Third Zion Travelers Baptist Church. Funeral
services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, with burial in Crozier Cemetery.
She is survived by four sons, J.C., Clifton, Edward and Gilbert Stoves, all of Houma; five
daughters, Marguerite, Edna and Melvina Stoves, Mrs. Ronald (Rosemary) Richard and Mrs. Eddie
(Thelma) Thomas Jr.
, all of Houma; one sister, Mable V. Davis of New Orleans; nine
grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Stoves Sr.; her parents, Joseph and Cececila
Taplett Verdin; one son, Gran-Edward Stoves; three daughters, Dellarese and Ellamenta Stoves and
Mary Smith; three brothers, Albert, Perry and Columbus Verdin; and two sisters, Dorothy V.
Butler and Beulah V. Steward.
She was the mother of the church a
t Howard Third Zion Travelers Baptist Church.