Odette Marion Lewis was born to Joseph Poche and Leitha Videau on April 28, 1925 in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. Odette graduated from McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Odette was a professional housekeeper and retired from Days Inn after her husband’s death. Odette spent the remainder of her life enjoying family, friends and travel. Odette was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in La Marque, Texas.
On June 21, 2019, the Lord called Odette to enter into His kingdom. Odette is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lewis; mother, Leitha Videau and father, Joseph Poche and sons, Ralph, John Henry, Rodney, Douglas and Michael Lewis.
Left to cherish her memories are her sisters, Audrey Johnson of Chicago, Illinois and Marjorie Taylor of Richmond, California; sister-in-law, Norma Jean Williams of Conroe, Texas. Family traditions will forever be carried on by her children Marilyn (Dennis) Lee, Robbie Lee (Pennie) Lewis, Larry Lewis, Leithia (Louis) Antoine and Gregory Lewis along with numerous other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 starting at 9:00 a.m. followed by a service to celebrate Odette’s life at 10:00 a.m. Both events are taking place at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1224 Cedar Drive in La Marque, TX 77568. Professional services are entrusted to the staff at Bay Area Funeral Directors, 5410 FM 1765 in Texas City, TX 77591. 409-933-4300. All memorials may be sent to the funeral home.