EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Rose Mae Stelly Godeaux announces her passing on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at her home at the age of 84. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Brother Mike Quebedeaux and Dr. Patrick Melancon officiating.
Rose was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She loved cooking and was an excellent cook. She made a loving, warm home that welcomed everyone, especially her children and grandchildren. She loved the Lord Jesus Christ with all her heart and she wanted everyone to know and love Him too. She was married to Nat Godeaux for sixty four years and together they raised a wonderful family that they were very thankful for and proud of. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her five daughters, Norma Jane Joubert and husband, Ray of Eunice, Pat Hagius and husband, Tommy of Iota, Gale Godeaux of Greenville, MS, Veronica Melancon and husband, Dr. Patrick of Chiang Mai, Thailand and Jackie Smith and husband, Dr. Chet of Covington; sister, Eula Mae Guillot of Scott; the joys of her life her twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Nat Godeaux; parents, Caliste and Edmasie Landry Stelly; and brother, Clesme Stelly.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Friday, November 23rd from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Saturday, November 24th from 8:00 am until time of services. A Prayer Service will be held Friday at 7:00 pm.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
Pat and Veronica,
On behalf of Pastor Tom, his staff, and those who care for you at Urbancrest, please know that we are praying for you through this time of grief. It is and will remain a privilege to support you in any way we can. May the Lord comfort you and give you rest through this difficult time.
Urbancrest Baptist Church
Mickey and Wanda LovelyLebanon, OH
Veronica, you and your family are in the thoughts and prayers of your Bridgetown Baptist friends. We have memories of meeting your parents at the church on a couple of occasions! Very sweet & gracious couple!! All our love to you, Pat and the kids!!
Greta M DeanNesbit, MS
I'm praying for you both at this time for the loss of your Mother. Knowing she is with our Lord Jesus Christ will give you comfort I pray. Please let me know if you received your check from Calvary?
Belle Gilcrease & StephanieOpelousas, LA
DEAR VERONICA AND FAMILY,
I AM PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.MY SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS IS ALSO PRAYING FOR YOU AND FAMILY. LOVE IN CHRIST,
JOSEFINA PALMERMEMPHIS, TN
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Godeaux. I have fond memories of her and Mr. Nat at the farmer's market. They were both wonderful people and they are now together.May she Rest in Peace.
Darlene MillerEunice, LA
She led me to the Lord! Beautiful Soul!
Gail TheriotBurnet, TX
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Ms. Rose, she was such a sweet soul and it was always a pleasure to talk to her. Prayers for the family.
Dr. Kevin LeJeune and Donna LeJeune
Donna LeJeuneEunice, LA