Theresa Marie Bechaud, 40, formerly of Fayetteville, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Morrow, Ohio. She was born to Jean Pierre, III and Anita Marie Ellis Bechaud on October 29, 1977 in Houston, Texas. At age 6 her family moved to Pettigrew, Arkansas. She was a member of White River Baptist Church until she moved to Fayetteville where she was a member of Mission Boulevard Baptist Church. Theresa was the valedictorian of the class of 1995 at Fayetteville Christian School.
Theresa enjoyed spending time with her family and being a playful aunt to her nieces, nephew, and great-niece and nephew. She loved animals and rescued as many cats as possible! Theresa and her partner, Vicki, enjoyed many adventures together. She did computer work for several companies and especially enjoyed working with her friends at Harp’s. She had recently moved to Ohio. Theresa was a special gift from God to her family and friends, and we miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jean. Theresa is survived by her mother Anita; a grandmother, Mary Bechaud; brother, Jeff Bechaud (Lace); partner, Vicki Haynes; son, Jackson Bullitt Milwee; three nieces, Jessica Burge (Everett), Kristen Bechaud (James), Heather Bechaud; nephew, Collin Bechaud; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service was held Sunday, September 16, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1732 Moberly Lane, Suite B, Bentonville, AR 72712.