Mary “Thelma” Lejeune Smith

Funeral services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. for Mary “Thelma” Lejeune Smith, 65, who died Sunday, December 18, 2011, in Rayne.

Interment was in the St. Edward Cemetery in Richard.

Surviving are one daughter, Tammy Stutes of Abbeville; one son, Jason Smith and wife, Mica, of Rayne; four grandchildren, Miles Andrew Stutes of Abbeville, Brittany Elizabeth Smith of Crowley, Meredith Claire Stutes of Abbeville, and Kennedy Paige Smith of Rayne; five sisters, Louise Prevost of Rayne, Lita Lejeune of Eunice, Bertha Lavergne of Richard, Helen Brasseaux of Rayne, and Barbara Primeaux of Scott; four brothers, Wallace Lejeune of Richard, Eldridge Lejeune of Eunice, Callan Lejeune of Rayne, and Austin Lejeune of Lafayette.

She was preceded in death by parents, Cyphor Lejeune and Annie Babineaux Lejeune; and one brother, Nelson Lejeune.

She was born Saturday, September 7, 1946 in Church Point, daughter of the late Cyphor Lejeune and the late Annie Babineaux Lejeune.

Friends were received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, Tuesday, December 20, 2011, from 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 21, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m..

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.Gossen Funeral Home, Inc.

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