Rita Lambert Roussel

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Rita Lambert Roussel passed away on January 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was a native and life long resident of Convent for 96 years. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Hudson Joseph Roussel of Hester; Rita is survived by her sons Mervin and his wife Jeanette of Reserve and Leonard and his wife Nancy of Convent; nephew, Walter Lambert, Sr. and his wife Wanda of Lutcher. Rita was the loving grandmother of Preston Stiles (Kim), Shane Roussel (Selina), Renee Roussel LeGleu (Ray), Hudson Roussel, and Jason Roussel (Jennifer). She had 11 great grandkids; Shane Jr., A.J., Alexis, Skyler, Payton, Gavin, Gabe, Sophie, Andrew, Justice, and Noah. She was blessed with 2 great-great-grandchildren, Ava and Elijah. She also had 3 step grandchlldren: Lauren, Hailey, and Cory. She was loved by numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Martha Dupepe and Laurent Lambert; her only daughter, Martha Roussel Stiles, her sister Adeline Lambert Poche and brothers: Malcom, Romain, Juste, Eusebe, Gatson, Willis, Freddie, and Lawrence Lambert. She made everyone joyous with her love to dance and singing a little song. Rita was a parishioner of St. Michael’s Church and a member of the Altar Society. The Roussel family would like to thank St. James Parish Hospital and Amedisys Hospice for all the care and attention they gave to our family during this time. A visitation in her honor will be at St. Michael’s Church, 6476 Hwy. 44, Convent, LA from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 with burial following at the church mausoleum. Arrangements are under the direction of ROSE LYNN FUNERAL SERVICES, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.roselyhnnfuneralhome.com

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