Betty Bright Serpas

Betty Bright Serpas passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the age of 77.  Beloved wife of the late Philip H. Serpas.  Loving mother of Holly Ridgel (Jesse), Mary Guidry (John), Patricia Serpas (Glyn), Shelly Murana (the late Vincent), Lisa Murana (Gary), Karen De Los Reys (Christian) and the late Philip T. Serpas.  Daughter of the late Ernest Bright and Mabel Young Bright.  Sister of the late Helen Elaine Day.  Proud grandmother of 26 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.  Also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. 

Betty was born on January 13, 1940 in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish. She was a current resident of Gonzales, LA.  She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  A graveside service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit