Feb. 15, 1961 ~ Sept. 7, 2011

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin for Lallas Joseph “L.J.” Thibodeaux Jr., 50, a Franklin native and resident of Baldwin, who passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at 11:15 a.m., in Meridian, Mississippi as the result of a trucking accident.

L.J. enjoyed hunting and fishing and passing a good time with family and friends. He was a former member of the Franklin Jaycees and was a truck driver for the past 28 years.

Survivors include his wife, of 26 years, Kathleen Laine’ Thibodeaux of Baldwin; one daughter, Angelique Thibodeaux of Baldwin, mother, Barbara Borel Thibodeaux of Sikes; three brothers, Lawrence Thibodeaux of Baldwin, Tony Thibodeaux of Winnfield and Bob Thibodeaux of St. Francisville; one sister, Tammie Franks of Sikes; one sister-in-law, Carolyn Laine’ Robicheaux of Baldwin; two brothers-in-law, Paul “Polo” Laine’ of New Iberia and John “Johnny” Laine’ of The Woodlands, Texas; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lallas Joseph Thibodeaux Sr.; one sister, Barbara Ann Thibodeaux Miller; his parents-in-law, Paul and Lena Laine’; paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Mathile Thibodeaux; maternal grandparents, Wilfred and Marie Borel; aunt and uncle, Marjorie and Henry Belanger; sister-in-law, Linda Laine’ Albert; and brother-in-law, Jeff Laine’.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, from 9 a.m. until service time.

The family asks that donations be made to help alleviate funeral expenses.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit

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

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