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1942 Ethel 2020

Ethel Daire

March 20, 1942 — January 20, 2020

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral Services will be held at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, for Ethel Jean Guillory Daire, 77, who passed away on January 20, 2020 in Ville Platte, LA surrounded by her loving family.

Father Tom Voorhies, pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass and conduct funeral services.

Burial will take place at Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ethel Jean Guillory Daire was born in Mamou, LA on March 20, 1942 to Launey and Rose Granger Guillory.  Ethel was the epitome of all that is good, kind, patient, and loving in a mother.  She loved selflessly and generously without condition. She had the ability to make a person feel like family with just her presence. She knew no strangers and touched her daughters’ friends with her kindness and loving ways. Ethel was loved and adored by so many and she will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Delouis Daire; two daughters, Amanda Daire Thille and husband David of Ville Platte and Kimberly Daire Soileau and husband Chad of Ville Platte; and 7 grandchildren, Katlyn Thille Bordelon, Gaige Thille, Ty Soileau, Jillian Thille, Gabrielle Thille, Lane Soileau, and Celeste Thille.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Launey and Rose Granger Guillory.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM.  A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Tuesday.  Visitation will resume on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the Daire family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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