Lillie Mae Deleho

Published 12:01 am Friday, August 10, 2018

May 20, 1934 – Aug. 5, 2018

FERRIDAY — Services for Lillie Mae Deleho, 84, of Ferriday, who died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Ferriday, will be noon Saturday at Mount Beulah Missionary Baptist Church in Ferriday with the Rev. Timothy Williams officiating.  
Burial will follow at the Ferriday Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday, both at the church.
Mrs. Deleho was born May 20, 1934, in Natchez, the daughter of Albert Savage and Sarah Austin.
She attended Sevier Rosenwald School and was employed by the Concordia Parish School System. She retired from Riverland Medical Center in 1982.
Deleho was a longtime member of Mount Beulah Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, cooking, shopping and decorating her home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Tanya S. Collins; two sisters, Ruby Lee Melancon and Jean Austin Carter; and two brothers, Henry “Cleo” Hagan and James Wallace Sr.
Survivors include her husband, Cleveland Deleho; two sons, Charles Washington Sr. and wife, Evan, and Darrinton Smith; four daughters, Wanda Faye Carter, Debra Burns-Hall and husband, Darryl, Cynthia Roberson and husband, Larry, and Pamela Harris and husband, Edward; 11 granddaughters; four grandsons; 12 great-grandsons; eight great-granddaughters; and a number of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
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