Deola Garrette Thibodeaux|
December 18, 1914 - February 12, 2014
OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lawtell, LA, for Mrs. Deola Garette Thibodeaux, 99, who entered eternal rest, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at her residence in Crowley, LA.
Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery in Opelousas, LA. Fr. Justin Arockiasamy, SVD, and Msgr. Charles J. Dubois will officiate at the Mass of Christian burial.
Mrs. Thibodeaux is survived by three sons, Alix Thibodeaux, Jr. (Sylvia), Raymond C. Thibodeaux (Lewana), and James W. Thibodeaux (Romana) all of Slidell, LA; five daughters, Sylvia A. Lavergne (William) of Lake Charles, LA, Betty J. Valarie and Belva R. Hunt both of Crowley, LA, and Clara M. Thibodeaux and Brenda G. Joseph both of Houston, TX; one brother Michael Garrette of Opelousas, LA; one sister, Mable Garrette Landry, 28 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.
Mrs. Thibodeaux was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alix "Jackie" Thibodeaux, Sr., parents, Joseph E. Garrette and Clara Pierre-August Garette, one daughter Baby Delores Thibodeaux, one daughter-in-law and one-son-in-law.
Visiting hours will be observed from 7:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. at Williams Funeral Home in Opelousas, LA. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 A.M.
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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Williams Funeral Home of Opelousas, 337-942-2037.
Published in the Daily World on Feb. 20, 2014