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Iona Marie (Rose) Buteaux

Iona Marie (Rose) Buteaux, 92, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at her home.

She was born on October 4, 1927 to her parents, Don Raymond Rose and Clovia Marie McClasky Rose in Ogden, Iowa.

Iona graduated from Deaf School in Iowa and went on to work in a Peanut Factory.

She was a seamstress and devoted housewife in raising her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Lola Armstrong, her three brothers, Julean, Clifford and Raynold, her husband, Milton Dale Buteaux, her two sons, Lee and Daryl Buteaux.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharyl Delarosa, three grandchildren, Kristi Delarosa, Ashley Helmer, Cory Buteaux, seven great grandchildren, Brittany Delarosa, Rodney Hunt, Aaliyah Thibodeaux, Nova Buteaux, Skyla Gunter, Bentley McRoberts and Mia Gunter, three great-great grandchildren, Emerald and Ruby Crespo, and Adrian Bradford.

She also leaves behind her brother, Howard Rose and his wife, Norma, her daughter-in-law, Linda Buteaux.

Visitation will be on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 1:00 PM till 2:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves.

Service to honor Iona’s life will be at 2:00 PM Sunday in the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Clayton Thompson.

Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.