Vicky “Jill” Thibodeaux, 75, of Longville, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at her home.
She was born in Ponca City, Okla.
The funeral service was held Thursday, June 25, at Squyres United Methodist Church in Ragley. Interment was at Squyres-Risinger Memorial Park. Rev. Lindsey Sirman officiated.
She is survived by her six children, Wendy Manuel and husband Darrin of Longville, Derick Thibodeaux and wife Mena of Longville, Parish Thibodeaux and wife Melissa of Moss Bluff, Tara Smith of Evans, Ryan Thibodeaux of Longville, and Tandi Henry and husband John of Ragley; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip H. Thibodeaux; and her parents, Leroy and Vivian Scovil.
She and her husband owned and operated the Parkway Cafe in DeQuincy in the 1970s and opened their family business, Thib’s Pecan House in Longville in 1976. She co-owned the Sweet Buy & Buy antique shop in Longville. She was a math teacher at Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School and special education teacher at South Beauregard High School.
She was a graduate of McNeese Junior College and Sulphur High School. She was a founding member of Squyres United Methodist Church in Ragley and during the 1980s opened a daycare at Squyres to serve the South Beauregard Community.