Frances “Fran” Stelly Credeur
Queen Hera XXII
Krewe of Atlantis to host 2019 Mardi Gras Ball
LAFAYETTE - The Krewe of Atlantis will hold its Twenty-third annual ball and pageant at 8 p.m. this weekend on Saturday, Feb. 16, at The Wyndam Garden Hotel.
The theme of the 2019 ball is “The Hot Wives of Atlantis.”
Reigning over the festivities will be Queen Hera XXII, Frances “Fran” Stelly Credeur.
Fran is married to Todd A. Credeur, who will be her escort for the evening. They are the parents Madison Credeur. Fran enjoys spoiling her nieces and nephews, and now her great-nieces.
She has been the owner/operator of Fran’s Best Little Hair House In Scott for 26 years.
Fran has been an active member of the Scott Business Association for many years. She is and Todd are members of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Scott.
She has served on the Board of Directors for the Krewe of Atlantis, serving one year as vice president and as member-at-large. She served as Royal Maid for Queen Hera the VI - Debbie McFarland and Queen Hera IX - Roxann Guidry. Fran was also Ball Mistress for Queen Hera III - Cindy Armentor.
She enjoys hosting family gathering at her home and is a BIG of “The Real Housewives” Franchise.
Serving as Royal Maids are the following ladies:
• Roxann Guidry, representing The Hot Wife of The Napa Valley, owner of Wild Girl Winery.
Roxann is the mother of Ryan Guidry (Brooke) and April Martin (Kyle). She is a doting grandmother to Kendall Paige.
She has been the owner/operator of The Burger Best for 33 years.
Roxann is a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Scott and a sponsor of the Teurlings Catholic High School Booster Club.
She is a charter member of the Krewe of Atlantis. She served two years as corresponding secretary and member-at-large for the Board of Directors.
Roxann reigned as Queen Hera IX in 2006, was a Royal Maid to Queen Hera I – Cindy Cobb, and Queen Hera XIV – Pam Bergeron. She was Ball Mistress for Queen Hera III – Cindy Armentor.
She enjoys spoiling her granddaughter and her three animal buddies, Sadie, Bunny Bun Bun and Kitty Cat. She also enjoys shopping and travelling.
Her escort for the evening will be Steve Dronet.
• Cindy Cobb – representing The Hot Wife of Hollywood, owner of Allure Secrets & Appletini Spa.
Cindy is married to Darrell Cobb who will be her escort for the evening. They are the parents to Jeremy, Megan and Courtney and enjoy spoiling their grandchildren, Remy and Ceci.
She is the owner of Allure Enhancement Center in Lafayette and is a Doctor of Nursing Practice, holds a Master of Science in Nursing and Health Services Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Cindy holds membership in the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, is on the Executive Board of the Ragin Cajun Athletic Foundation and is a Mentor of the Ragin Cajun Women’s Basketball team.
She is a charter member of the Krewe and had the honor of being our first queen in 1997 as she reigned as Queen Hera I. She was also a Royal Maid to Queen Hera VI – Debbie McFarland.
Cindy enjoys reading, spectator sports, travelling and is a self-proclaimed workaholic.
• Butchie Arceneaux – representing The Hot Wife of Las Vegas, owner of The Beer and Bandstand Supper Club.
Butchie is married to Frank Arceneaux who will be her escort for the evening. They are the parents of Monica Cullen and Buddy Arceneaux and enjoy spoiling their grandchildren, Emerson, John, Rhyan and Blake.
She is happily retired and notes that she and Frank really enjoy retirement.
Butchie is a member of the Krewe of Olympus and serves as a member of the Board of Directors.
She has also been active in the Krewe of Atlantis serving on the Board of Directors twice, held the office of vice president twice, legal advisor once and member-at-large twice. She reigned as Queen Hera XVII in 2014 and Royal Maid for Queen Hera XII – Helen Kennedy.
Butchie is a member of the “Couyon’s In Action” Supper Group.
• Gwen Hilburn – representing The Hot Wife of Orange Beach, owner of The World Famous Florabama Club.
Gwen is married to Gary “Lindy” Hilburn who will be her escort for the evening. They are parents to Nancy Gregory (Mike), Ally Graham (Steven), and Kelli Louviere (Sean). They enjoy spoiling their grandchildren, Alexandra, Andrew, Ryan, Jackson, Farrah, Kennedy and Bryce.
She retired in 2008 from Sikes, Gardes & Frederick CPA’s, and she and Gary are enjoying retirement.
Gwen served as Royal Maid for Queen Hera XIV - Pam Bergeron and Queen Hera XVII – Butchie Arceneaux.
She is a member of St. Basil Catholic Church in Judice and St. Thomas by the Sea in Orange Beach. She is president of The BB’s Group, member of the “Couyon’s In Action” Supper Group and decoration committee member of the Nautilus Condominium Association.
Gwen loves being surrounded by family & friends, cooking and entertaining.
Serving as Ball Mistresses will be Becky Brasseaux and Cindy LeBlanc.
Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Gerald Greunig, reporter for KLFY TV-10 in Lafayette.