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Peggy Ann Thibeaux passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at her home in De Kalb, Texas.

She was 80.

Peggy was born December 24, 1941, in Atlanta, Texas, to Noble and Norene Draper Bates. On May 5, 1972, she was married to Warren Thibeaux in Houston, Texas. She was a Registered Nurse and a member of First Baptist Church in New Boston, Texas, where she served as the Lydia Class Sunday School Teacher. Peggy was the Director of De Kalb Hope in De Kalb, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Noble and Norene Bates; and a son-in-law, Harvey Sims.

She is survived by her husband, Warren A. Thibeaux of De Kalb, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Kim Thibeaux of New Boston, Texas; a daughter, Aimee Sims of Greenville, Texas; a sister and brother- in-law, Linda and Ray Shumake of De Kalb, Texas; a brother and sister-in-law, Robby and Betty Bates of De Kalb, Texas; 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Jordan and Kait Thibeaux, Evan Shatney, Ashlyn and Colin Smith, Lydia and Zane Skinner and Paul Shatney; 1 great grandchild, Ember LeeAnn Smith; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Memorial Services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas with Robby Bates officiating.

Memorials may be made to De Kalb Hope, PO Box 395, De Kalb, Texas 75559.

Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome. com.

Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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