Alice Dedon Millet
Alice Dedon Millet, 81, of Deweyville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, in Conroe while evacuating for Hurricane Gustav.
Services were Thursday, Sept. 4, from First Baptist Church in Deweyville, under direction of Dorman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Damon Bickham officiating.
Interment will be at a later date in Bowman-Dedon Cemetery next to her late husband in St. Francisville, La.
Born March 11, 1927, in Baton Rouge to Jacob and Fannie (Ebey) Dedon, she moved to Deweyville in 1955. Along with her husband, she worked for and managed a store for the Charter Oil Co. in Orange where she retired in 1987. A member of First Baptist Church in Deweyville, she enjoyed working in the kitchen to prepare food for Wednesday dinner and many other gatherings at the church. She also enjoyed working in her yard and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband James “Buster” Millet; a sister, Mary Duplessis; and brothers Morris Dedon, Elmo Dedon, Hubert Dedon and J.C. “Buddy” Dedon.
She is survived by her stepdaughters, Betty Richie and her husband Harold of Prairieville, La., and Audrey Manuel of French Settlement, La.; sisters, Dorothy Hryhorchuk and Lillie Hall, both of Deweyville, Barbara Jean Alonzo and her husband Perry of Watson, La., and Bertha Androwski of Greenwell Springs, La.; brother, Alfred Dedon and his wife Eunice of St. Amant, La.; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church in Deweyville, P.O, Box 79, Deweyville, 77614-0079.