No matter how much time we have spent together, it never seems to be enough. Georgia’s family is so blessed to have so many memories to pass on; cherishing every single moment they spent with her.
A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Georgia D. Viator peacefully passed away September 11, 2020 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, September 18, 2020 at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia. Entombment will follow in Holy Family Cemetery. Rev. Ed Degeyter will officiate.
A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Thursday. Visitation will continue on Friday from 8:00 am until 10:00 am.
Georgia was born on July 29, 1938 to Dewey Delcambre and Stella O’Brien Delcambre in New Iberia, Louisiana. Preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Renee V. Decoux. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Viator, Jr; children Vicki V. Decoux and spouse Geoffrey “Jeff” Decoux of New Iberia, Julie Viator and spouse Juanita Huval of Lafayette and Shawne V. Vidrine and spouse Chad Vidrine of Youngsville and Kyle Viator and spouse Cynthia “Cindy” Viator of New Iberia. Her siblings Beverly Boutte, Shirley Tanner and spouse Jimmy Tanner, Webster Delcambre and Randy Delcambre; Grandchildren Brooke Decoux, Brittany Decoux, Brandi Decoux, Ross Decoux, Joshua Decoux and Hayley Duggar; Great grandchildren Emerson Duggar and Raynie Renee Decoux.
Georgia and Lloyd were married 62 years and created a lot of memories and love. Together they traveled the world and created an amazing family. She set a shining example of the kind of unconditional love required to see a marriage through good times and bad.
She always did her best when it came to her children, there were five so that was no easy feat.
She was brought up with traditional values and learned the skills a woman of her time should – cooking, sewing, painting and crocheting. She taught her children and grandchildren many things that still hold strong today; good manners, respect, and the values that have made her family who they are. But most importantly, making sure everyone was well fed and well dressed. She showed what a good wife, mother and friend should be, and we will always find comfort in the things she taught us.
In a world that seems to move too quickly, Georgia slowed things down. She was never in a rush; almost as if time revolved around her. One of her favorite things was to sit and drink a cup of coffee with any of her many visitors. They could stay for hours with her and talk about anything they wanted. She created a safe space where anyone could be themselves.
Georgia was a strong-willed woman; some would even say stubborn. She lovingly passed on that trait to every child and grandchild in her family. She was a hardworking, passionate figure of strength who always gave her support and love to her family. But her greatest quality was to encourage her family to make the best of what they were given and to face problems head on. No matter who you were or what you did, she believed in you.
We will always think about you, we will always love you and you will never be forgotten.
Pallbearers will be Kyle Viator, Jeff Decoux, Chad Vidrine, Ross Decoux, Joshua Decoux, and Christopher Duggar.
Honorary pallbearers include Webster Delcambre, Randy Delcambre, James Tanner, Brendon Delcambre, and Emerson Duggar.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace, New Iberia, LA 70560, 337.365.3331 is in charge of the arrangements.