Loretta Billeaudeaux Trahan, 73, died July 1, in Vidor. She was a native of Mamou, LA and a longtime resident of Orange and most recently a Vidor resident at Oakwood Manor.

She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and loved to garden, cooking and doing her own canning, but she especially loved to spend quality time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughters, Karon Thibodeaux of Lafayette, LA, Crystal Thibodeaux of Egan, LA, and Cathy Broussard-Gary and her husband Charles of Waxahachie; sons, Shelton Thibodeaux and his wife Sonya of Silsbee and Jackie Lee Huffman, Jr. of Orange. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; sister, Linda McLendon and her husband Bob of Vidor; brothers, Danny Billeaudeau and his wife Robbie of Bevel Oaks and Delton Billeaudeau of Zavalla.

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents, Adless Billeaudeaux and Pearl Soileau-Billeaudeaux; son, Charles Huffman and a brother, Ronnie Billeaudeaux.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.

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