Mildred Hanks Boudreaux
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Mildred Hanks Boudreaux at noon Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Fr. Bill John Melancon will be the celebrant. Mrs. Boudreaux will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Memorial Park Cemetery following the mass.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., with the Men’s Rosary Group leading the Rosary at 7 p.m. Visiting hours will resume on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Mildred was born May 21, 1932, in Rayne to the late Joseph Hanks and the late Solange Roberts Hanks and was one of eight children. She passed away peacefully Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Consolata Nursing Home with her granddaughter at her side.
Mildred was a homemaker and provided care to the elderly. She was known as Millie to many and as Nanny to her nieces and nephews. Some of her favorite pastimes were fishing, playing cards (especially bouree’), trips to the casino, and enjoying a Natural Light beer with family and friends. But her greatest joy was the time she spent with her grandchildren. Those times will forever be kept in the hearts of her family and all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her children Robert James Boudreaux and wife, Sandra, Danny Boudreaux and wife, Charlene, Timmy Boudreaux, and Michelle Moneyhon; her grandchlildren whom she adored, Tiffany Buteaux and Kevin, Nicole Tyler, Dalton Boudreaux, Bradley Boudreaux, Shawn Boudreaux, Bretanie Boudreaux, Dayna Boudreaux, TJ Boudreaux, Mariah Laviolette and Lani Moneyhon; 10 great-grandchildren; and her sister Connie Hanks Pellerin.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dudley Boudreaux; and her siblings Bernice Mason, Bertha Tenney, Percy Hanks, Mable Dionne, Martin Hanks and Martha Hanks.
Serving as pallbearers are Dayna Boudreaux, Lani Moneyhon, Dalton Boudreaux, Kenny Hanks, Dennis Pellerin and Christian Buteaux. TJ Boudreaux will serve as honorary pallbearer.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Boudreaux’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Consolata Nursing Home, especially Cathy Walker, for their care and compassion shown to Mildred.
To view the online obituary and video tribute, and to share memories of Mrs. Boudreaux, please visit www.evangelinenewiberia.com
Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.