Helen Gauthier Westmorland, age 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 20, 2020, in Osyka, Mississippi. She was born July 3, 1930, in Plaucheville, Louisiana, to the late Adelma and Edvise Gauthier. She married the late Grady Westmorland on August 27, 1950, in New Orleans, Louisiana. They resided in River Ridge, Louisiana for over 40 years and were happily married for 52 years. Helen was a seamstress and volunteer at the VA Hospital. She was also an avid member of the Harahan Senior Center and the VFW Post 3267. She is survived by her children Deborah Mabile (David), Janice Bardy (Bobby), and Timothy Westmorland; siblings Marie DeSoto (Williard) and Loriane Dupuy (Ellis); 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 8 siblings: Tillis Gauthier (Nelda), Felix Gauthier, Florence Guillory (Fred), Irby Gauthier (Hilda), Allie Gremillion (Gibbon), Eury Gauthier (Murdis), Nelson Gauthier (Gertrude), and Elaine Parria (Frank).
The visitation will be held Monday, December 28, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Dr. in Metairie, LA. Mass will begin at 1:00 pm followed by burial. Due to state requirements, masks are required and attendance is limited to 150 people.
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