Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2010 at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Duson for Mr. Lenis Thibodeaux, 89, who passed away on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 5:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette. Officiating for the service will be Father Martin Leonards.
Survivors include one daughter, Gloria Stelly and husband Horris of Duson, one son, Ewell Thibodeaux and wife Jeanora of Duson, one brother, Odesse Thibodeaux of Duson. Six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren. Mr. Thibodeaux is preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Forrestier Thibodeaux, his parents, Anatole and Alice Newman Thibodeaux, three brothers, Sylvan, Thomas and Oday Thibodeaux and an infant sister, Amy Thibodeaux. He served our country in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church and loved raising farm animals.
Pallbearers will be Ewell, Ronnie and Nick Thibodeaux, Gerald and Brent Stelly and Brad Lafleur. Honorary pallbearers will be Geoff, Brian and Horris Stelly, Dustin Leon and Devin Thibodeaux.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2010 until 10:00 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in the St. Theresa Church Cemetery under the direction of Duhon Funeral Home, L.L.C. of Rayne. Personal condolences may be sent to the Thibodeaux family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.