Joy Teresa Vicknair Amedee passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at the age of 88. She was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of Metairie, Louisiana.
It was very fitting for her to have the name “Joy” as she radiated joy and calmness. Known as a loving, caring and welcoming soul, she always had a smile on her face and loved all she met. She was a devoted wife of the late Lawrence Armand Amedee, Sr. Mother to Lawrence Amedee Jr. (Linda), Wayne Amedee(Debbie), Laurie Bernard (Ronnie), Karen Demoruelle (Guy), Mary Amedee, and Gaynel Elmer (Thad). Most loving grandmother of Lawrence M. Amedee (Amanda), Christopher Amedee, Jennifer Amedee (Brigette), Megan Spencer (Eric), Timothy Amedee, Bridget Bordelon (Joby) Jason Bernard, Jeremy Bernard (Suzonne), Joseph Bernard (Heidi), Danielle Helmstetter (John), James Demoruelle (Beth), Laura Matrana(Jeff), Chelsey Burgess (Devvin) and Kayla Weber (Matthew). Great grandmother to 23 children and great great grandmother to 1. Sister of Beverly Hautau and the late Julius P. Vicknair, Jr. Daughter of the late Julius P Vicknair, Sr. and Teresa RippVicknair. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causweay Blvd. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Internmentto follow at Greenwood Cementary, New Orleans, LA
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