Vickie Dehoma Ash Parker, 76, of Sulphur died Saturday, May 27, 2023.
She was born in Ville Platte. She attended Sulphur High School and graduated in 1965. She attended McNeese State University where she earned her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Home Economics in 1969 and her Master’s Degree and plus 30 in Math and Supervision in Education in 1974 and 1980.
Vickie taught at Hackberry High School and was teacher of vocational home economics, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Math; she was the FHA/FCCLA advisor for 33 years. She was selected as Louisiana Home Economics Teacher of the year in 1984. She retired May 30, 2002.
She was an active member of Houston River Baptist Church since Jan. 14, 1973. She served as Sunday School teacher for youth and adult for many years.
She survived Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma cancer. She enjoyed the ladies group from church, Geaux Gals, as they had just gotten back from Tennessee.
She is survived by “adopted daughter,” Beverly Koonce, brother Tim Ash (Linda), brother Dane Ash (Vicky), sister Delores “Dee” Roosevelt, sister in laws Julie Peterson (Jeff), Martha Parker of South Carolina, Mary Ann Van Haverbeke (Mark) of New Mexico and Tonya Parker of Minnesota. She is also survived by aunts as well as numerous nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Parker; and her parents, Victor and Dorothy Ash.
Her funeral service was held at Houston River Baptist Church on Saturday, June 3. Burial followed at Mimosa Pines Cemetery South in Carlyss under the direcation of Hixson Funeral Home in Lake Charles.