Betty Thibodaux Bello passed away peacefully on October 7, 2021 at the age of 91 years. Betty was born June 9, 1930 in Donaldsonville, Louisiana to Theophile Oliver Thibodaux (TOT) and Margaret L. Blanchard. Preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 71 years, James W. Bello, Sr; a brother, T.O Thibodaux, Jr (Tibby); and sister, Sally T. Harp. She is survived by a brother, Robert David Thibodaux (David) and two sisters, Edith T. Rodrigue (Ebie) and Margaret T. Barbier (Margie); and sister-in-law Connie H. Thibodaux. She leaves: six children, James (Jim) Bello and wife Linda Thorning Bello, Christine Bello Gallien and husband Mike, Michael Bello and wife Jennifer Allen Bello, Jeannie Bello Reed and husband Don, Glenn Bello and wife Leslie Mire Bello, and Peggy Bello Godail and husband Jimmy; 15 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Betty was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was very proud of us all and will be forever in our hearts. Memorial service to be held at future date.
Published by The Advocate from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2021.