Clelita Chatelain, 89, of Bridge City, died Monday, March 2, 2009.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday from St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Steve Leger. Entombment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday in Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A rosary will be said at 6 p.m.
Clelita was born on Sept. 24, 1919, in Scott, La., the daughter of Alexis and Inez (Degeyter) Stelly. Clelita loved to bake, crochet and sew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gus Boudreaux; second husband, Stanley Chatelain; daughter, Delnora Burge; brothers, Levin Stelly and Melvin Stelly; and sister, Verlmae Granger.
Those left to cherish her memory are son and daughter-in-law, Linwood and Anna Boudreaux of Liberty; son-in-law, Robert Burge of Bridge City; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 12 great great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice Ivy; and brothers, Elvin Stelly, Lee Stelly and Harold Stelly.
Serving as pallbearers will be Christopher Burge, Wayne Burge, Ricky Burge, Lin “Bubba” Boudreaux II, Kyle Boudreaux and Kaleb Boudreaux.