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Rita Hebert DeSilvey

Rita Hebert DeSilvey, 90, of Shreveport, Louisiana, passed away on January 27th, 2017, in her home.

Funeral service will be held at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel in Sulphur Springs, Texas, on February 1st at 10:00 am with Reverend J. V. Thomas officiating assisted by Reverend Tom Friday.  A private family burial will follow at Richland Cemetery, Como, Texas. Visitation will be held at West Oaks Funeral Home on January 31st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Rita was born in Harvey, Louisiana, to Ulysse and Armance Hebert on August 26th, 1926.  She enjoyed needlework, gardening, reading and homemaking.

Rita is survived by her husband of 74 years, Roy J. DeSilvey of Shreveport, Louisiana, children Ronald DeSilvey and wife, Mary, of Fordoche, Louisiana; Lynne Foster of Palestine, Texas; Becky Riels of Como, Texas; and Rhonda Honea and husband, Bruce, of Shreveport, Louisiana. Also surviving are her 10 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 6 great, great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and many, many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Richland Cemetery,        4553 F. M. 1563, Wolfe City, Texas.  The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Hospice of Shreveport-Bossier, Dr. Michelle Self and Dr. Robert Martin.  Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.

Author: Staff Reporter

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