March 30, 1928 ~ Oct. 23, 2011

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, October, 27, 2011, at 2 p.m., at the Church of the Assumption for Mrs. Eula Legnon Thibodaux, 83, a native of Jeanerette and longtime resident of Franklin, who passed away Sunday, October 23, 2011 at her home with her husband at her side. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Father Lloyd Benoit will officiate the services.

Mrs. Eula was a devout member of the Church of the Assumption for many years. She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Jack Bernard Thibodaux Sr. of Franklin; two sons, Jack B. Thibodaux Jr. and his wife, Martha, of Lafayette and Ray James Thibodaux of Denham Springs; one sister, Mildred Legnon Gasper of Fairfield, Connecticut; four granddaughters, Leslie Thibodaux Vercher of Spring, Texas; Brooke Thibodaux Williams of Nederland, Texas; Tracy Thibodaux Treadway of Denham Springs; and Kelly Thibodaux Daniel of Lafayette; and nine great grandchildren, Brooklin Tardiff, Alec and Jace Vercher, Kallie Stelly, Layden Marcel, Emma and Reagan Williams and Alexis and Claire Daniel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gabriel and Gladys LaGrange Legnon; her sister, Ruth Legnon Lindheim; and a daughter-in-law, Linda Thibodaux.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at Ibert’s Mortuary, from 10 a.m. until dismissal time, at 1:45 p.m., with the rosary being prayed at 11:30 a.m.

Pallbearers will be Lenny Lindheim, Kenny Lindheim, Kevin Lindheim, Barry Luke, Paul Vercher and Alec Vercher.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

(Paid Obituary)

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