Ethel LeJeune Rhodes

October 10, 1926 – February 19, 2020


Ethel LeJeune Rhodes, 93, died Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 9:30 AM. Born, October 10th, 1926 she was a native and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.


A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 from 9:00 am until service time at Ordoyne Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date.


She is survived by her daughters, Sheila R. Thibodeaux and husband Charles, Darlene R. Gros, Penny Rhodes; grandchildren, Thomas Thibodeaux, Jason Thibodeaux, Allison Gros, Charity Taylor, Jessie Gros, III, Jessica Gros and Joshua Gros; great grandchildren, Draven Taylor, Greyson Gros, Declan Gros; and numerous nieces and nephews.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Rhodes, Jr.; parents, Arthur and Judith Arceneaux LeJeune; siblings, Jim LeJeune, Francis LeJeune, Hazel L. Lefort, Mildred L. Harvey, Doris L. Tenney, Gladys LeJeune; infant daughter, Lucy Rhodes; son in law, Robert “Speck” Gros.


Ethel was a hair dresser and often volunteered her time doing hair at the local nursing homes. She liked to bowl and traveled with her bowling league across the country. She enjoyed fishing with her husband, and loved to cook and share meals with her family and friends.


The family would like to thank the staff of Thibodaux Healthcare and St. Catherine’s Hospice for heir compassion and care.


Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.