Jeanette Lorain Kemp
|Date of Birth
||: Jan. 09, 1929
|Date of Death
||: Feb. 06, 2018
|City of Residence
||: Port Arthur, Texas.
|Funeral Home Name
||: Clayton Thompson Funeral Home
Jeanette Lorain (Thibodeaux) Kemp, 89 of Port Arthur went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. She passed peacefully in her home with her family by her side.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Raymond James Kemp; her daughter, Raynette D. Gillespie; her parents, Caesar Tucker and Marie "Ellen" Thibodeaux; as well as her sisters, Mertice Laemmle, Pearl Abshire and her brothers, Scuddy Thibodeaux and Caesar "Chuck" Thibodeaux.
Jeanette is survived by her sister, Mary Dell Thibodeaux of Port Arthur, James "Jimmy" Thibodeaux and wife, Marilyn of Shiner, TX; her daughters, Holly Kemp Camacho and Tim Williams of Crystal Beach, Jaynen Cockrell and husband, Richard of Kountze. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and godchildren.
Jeanette was a seamstress by trade, but a wife and mother first. Her home was the center of the activity for the whole Thibodeaux clan and all their friends and their friends friends. She loved to feed people, to entertain and to help everyone she could. Her home was always filled with love and laughter. Jeanette will be sorely missed by all.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 5 PM until 8 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home, with a rosary to be prayed during the visitation. A 10 AM funeral service will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home, with entombment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.