Rena Mae Credeur

Thursday, August 23, 2018

It’s with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Rena Mae Credeur announces her passing from this life on Aug. 21, 2018, at the age of 73.

Funeral Services for Rena Mae Credeur, 73, of Jennings will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Jennings on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at 11 a.m., with Brother James Townley officiating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the funeral home beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 5-9 p.m. Visitation will resume on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 8 a.m. until the time of her service at 11 a.m.

Rena was born in Crowley to Lawrence Smith and Hazel Duprise Smith on June 17, 1945. She worked as a supervisor at the garment factory, a job in which she enjoyed. Rena loved to crochet, sew, watch cooking shows and she loved seafood. She especially loved spending time with all of her family. Rena was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Rena is survived by her significant other, Edward “Tee” Weekly of Gueydan; her son, Bobby Vasseur (Pam) of Jennings; her two daughters, Elizabeth Smith (Lucas) of Midland and Valarie Doucet (Chad) of Carencro; her seven grandchildren, Wilbert “JR”

(Tina) Landry, Christopher (Tiffany) Landry, Karson Doucet, Blaise Weekly, Ian Soileau and Sophie Soileau; her eight great-grandchildren; her three brothers, Walter “Manny” Smith of Lake Charles, Gerald Smith of Jennings and Sonny Smith of England; and her two sisters, Evelyn O’Quinn of Colorado City, Texas, and Gladys “De De” Collins of Lake Charles.

Rena was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Hazel Smith; her beloved husband, Raymond Credeur; and her grandson, Chris Neal.

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