Lawtell- A Catholic Mass will be held for, Marie “Ethel” Thibodeaux, on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Lawtell. Fr. Ted Broussard will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the St. Bridget Cemetery.
Ethel, age 89, a resident of Lawtell, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Opelousas General Health System with her family by her side.
Ethel enjoyed sewing, cooking, and working side by side with her husband while raising their nine children in their family business, Thibodeaux Electric. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her sons, Calvin (Diane) Thibodeaux, Glenn (Connie) Thibodeaux, Kevin (Angie) Thibodeaux, and Kemp (Wendy) Thibodeaux; daughters, Judy (Ray) Venable, Kathy (Dewey) Godeaux, Sharon Thibodeaux, Vickie (Moses) LeDee, and Tamie (Neal) Richard; brother, Leeland Daigle; sisters, Lena Thibodeaux, Eura Pugh, Joyce (Charles) Koonce, and Dorothy (Marty) Martzall. She is also survived by 44 grandchildren, 114 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Etienne “CJ” Thibodeaux; and her parents, Arnold Daigle and Hermine Lyons Daigle.
The family requests visitation be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. (open all night) until Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. The rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Kemp Thibodeaux, Kevin Thibodeaux, Toby Thibodeaux, Calvin Thibodeaux, Cort Thibodeaux and Raphael Venable.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
My deepest sympathy and prayers ....may God give you’ll comfort and strength at this time.
Debra Boudreaux StellyApopka, FL
TO THE FAMILY OF MS. ETHEL I EXTEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. SHE WAS THE SWEETEST PERSON WHO ALWAYS HAD A SMILE. SHE WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED AND I WILL KEEP ALL IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. IF THERE IS ANYTHING I CAN DO, PLEASE LET ME KNOW. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE. WITH SINCERE SYMPATHY DOLLY
MR KEVIN AND FAMILY KNOW THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY OR IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PARYAERS..MS THIBODEAUX YOU WILL BE MISSED
THE LATIGUE FAMILY
Calvin, So sorry to hear about Aunt Marie. Our condolences to the family. Praying for comfort and peace.
Janet BertrandPort Barre, LA
Grandmaw we love you so much. Rest in peace. Thanks for all the great memories.
John ThibodeauxChurch point, LA
She will be missed by family and friends.
Katherine and Harold JoubertBaton Rouge, LA
Kevin, Was so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing away. Know that you and your family are in my heart. May God’s love and comfort take you through your time of grief.
Carolyn CropperPort Barre, LA