We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Harrell Funeral Home
Geraldine Juanita (Thibodeau) Prevost, 79, of 6 North Chatam Street, Springfield, Massachusetts, departed this life on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Born in Jennings, Louisiana, she was a daughter of the late Alfonse Thibodeau and the late Rose (Janice) Thibodeau.
Mrs. Prevost was a fifty-eight year Springfield resident. She had been employed in clerical and clinical capacities by the Springfield Health Department. She taught Sunday School at Bethlehem Baptist Community Church in Holyoke, Massachusetts, was the founder and CEO of Miss Black Teen Springfield, and enjoyed fishing, shooting, hunting, crochet, and travel. . She also enjoyed playing scrabble as well as cooking gourmet foods daily and traveling.
Pre-deceased by her husband, James A. Prevost, and a daughter, Sheila J. Prevost, she is survived by a son, Michael J. Prevost of Springfield; three brothers, Joe Perkins, June Perkins, and Alphonse Turk Perkins, all of Jennings, Louisiana; a sister, Marie Perkins of Jennings; two grandchildren, Bianca Prevost and Michael Prevost II; a loving niece, Judith Thompson; former Miss Black Teen ’83 Jackie Simmons; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Love is not measured by how much time you spend with someone, it is what you do when loving them and being there for them when they need you the most!
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.