Retha Mae Valere

February 22, 1942 - June 17, 2021

Retha Mae Valere

Retha Mae Valere, 79, of Winnie, died Thursday, June 17, 2021. She was born on February 22, 1942, to Marie Eva Goodwin Thomas and Curley Joseph Thomas, in Crowley, Louisiana. Retha was baptized at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata, Louisiana.

Survivors include her husband of thirty-one years, Harry Lee Harmon of Winnie; sisters, Mary Gail Thomas and Celestine Thomas, both of Rayne Louisiana and Mercy Vallery of Eunice, Louisiana; brother, Louis Billy Thomas of Duson, Louisiana; and host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Doris Guillory; and brothers, Curley Joseph Thomas, Jr. and Leo Claude Thomas.

A gathering of Mrs. Valere’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Time of Sharing at 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer, Winnie. A gathering of her family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with a recited at 10:30 a.m., and a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 29057 Crowley Eunice Highway, Eunice, Louisiana. Her interment will follow at St. Lawrence Catholic Church Cemetery, Mowata, Louisiana.

Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov.

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Winnie
134 W. Buccaneer Drive- Winnie, TX 77665
Friday, June 25, 2021
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Time of Sharing
Broussard's Mortuary - Winnie
134 W. Buccaneer Drive Winnie, TX 77665
Friday, June 25, 2021
7:00 p.m.
Gathering of Family and Friends
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
29057 Crowley Eunice Highway, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
Saturday, June 26, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Rosary
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
29057 Crowley Eunice Highway, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
Saturday, June 26, 2021
10:30 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
29057 Crowley Eunice Highway, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
Saturday, June 26, 2021
11:00 a.m.
Interment
St. Lawrence Catholic Church Cemetery
Mowata, Louisiana 70543

Comments (1)

  • The Harmon Family

    26 June 2021 at 12:52 | #

    Family, Y’all have our deepest sympathy, On the passing of our beloved cousin Rita, We loved and will miss her.

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