Villie Lee Parks Vicknair, homemaker and retired artist, touched the lives of many with her creativity, love, and wisdom. Vi passed away peacefully on January 27, 2024, at the age of 101. Her legacy as an artist, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother will forever live on in the hearts of her family. She won numerous awards during her life for her artwork.
Vi is survived by her daughter, Linda Kay Deemer, son-in-law Gregg Deemer, son D. David Vicknair and daughter-in-law Rebekah Vicknair. Vi's legacy extended to her five grandchildren, Lori Anne Deemer Matthews, Dawn Marie Vinas, Paul Vicknair, Jennifer Champion, and Katie Guinn. Vi was also blessed with 12 great-grandchildren, a true reflection of her legacy. Her great-grandchildren include Megan and Alexander Matthews; Cassandra Bishop; Daniel, Jeremiah and Elizabeth Vicknair; Miles, Jesse, Tanner and Emily Champion; and Wesley and Alice Guinn.
Vi was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George Vicknair, who she shared many cherished years with, and her great-grandson David. Their memories were held close to her heart, and she joins them now in eternal peace.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Vi's life at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. A Memorial Visitation and Reception will be held at the funeral home beginning at 12:30 p.m. Inurnment will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made in her honor to the Baton Rouge Food Bank.
Please join us in honoring the life of this remarkable woman who has left an indelible mark on our hearts and in our memories. She will be deeply missed but never forgotten.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com