Susie M. Wilson Guy
Susie M. Wilson Guy departed this life at Beauregard Memorial Hospital, Saturday, September 14, 2013. Susie is the third child of six born to Pastor E.L. Wilson and Sis. Gracie N. Wilson. She was born in Rayne, Louisiana, December 23, 1937. Susie is a graduate of Acadia Parish Training School. She also has studies in the DeRidder Branch of the United Theological Seminary and Post Graduate School of Nursing of Chicago, Il. She worked at U.S. Army Hospital as a Health Care Provider for many years. In the community she has served as school volunteer, substitute teacher, Title I volunteer, Tutor, Volunteer with Mayor’s Youth Council and Beauregard Parish Pupil Progression Plan, Band Booster Parent and chaperone and God’s Food Box volunteer.
Susie accepted Christ at an early age. She met and fell in love with Pastor Louis F. Guy I, they united in marriage, April 20, 1968. They have six adult sons and two adult daughters.
She worked for the Lord along with her husband who cherished her highly, as a faithful help meet (mate) over thirty nine years. She served in Mt. Canaan Baptist Church faithfully as, Mission President, Deaconess, Primary Sunday School Teacher, Senior Choir, Vacation Bible School. She loved singing and would often remind us, “may the Work I’ve Done Speak For Me.” She served faithful until her death in Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, New Light District, the community, and wherever the need was with the motto: “If I can help somebody to accept Christ as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vain.”
Susie is preceded in death by her father, Pastor E.L. Wilson, mother, Sis. Gracie N. Wilson, brothers: Lerue, Leroy, and Edward.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted husband, Pastor Louis F. Guy I, six sons, Edwin (Rhudene) of Dallas, Mark (Carolyn) of Opelousas, The Min. Louis II (Karen) of Lake Charles, Min. Reginald Sr. of Arlington, Min. Robert of Dallas, Michael of Lake Charles, two daughters, Minister Portia of Natchitoches, Regina of Shreveport, fourteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren, one brother, Billy Wilson of DeRidder, one sister, Dr. Shirley Wilson Francois of Dallas, Georgia, one brother-in-law, Thomas Guy of DeRidder, two devoted uncles, The Rev. Cosey Gage (Virgie) of Rayne, Alfred Nickson (Grace) of Beaumont and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 20, 2013 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:00am at Grace Church in DeRidder, LA. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder. Repast will be at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, 615 Mayes St. DeRidder. 337-463-9051. In lieu of flowers, Sis. Susie M. Guy would have preferred you to help children and youth to become educated. In her honor, please donate to: Newlight Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 491, DeRidder, LA 70634 or Foundation Sickle Cell, 231 E. Baltimore St. Suite 800, Baltimore, MD 21202