Services for Mary Violet Picard, 81 of Converse were held June 9 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Zwolle and officiateby Father Tim-othy C. Hurd. Burial followed in St. Catherine Catholic cem-etery in Noble.Mrs. Picard was a native of Converse. She was born on Dec. 6, 1933 to George and Pauline Manshack and entered into rest on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at L.S.U. Medi-cal Center in Shreveport.Mrs. Picard was preceded in death by her parents; hus-band, Johnny Picard; son, Kim Picard; sisters, Ellen Childress, Zula Davis, Oleda Strickland and Eula New-man and brothers, Thomas and Clarence Manshack. She is survived by son, John R. Picard; daughters, Vickie Sepulvado Myer and hus-band, Terry, of Shreveport, Maren Picard Reese and hus-band, John, of Biloxi, Missis-sippi and Karen Cooper and husband, James, of Slaugh-ter; sister, Renay Etheridge, of Hemphill, Texas; broth-ers, George Manshack, Jr.