|Birth: ||May 31, 1898|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1953|
Mrs. Daisy C. Colvin Chelette, 55, died at her home here Tuesday morning, after a long illness. She had been confined to her bed for many months, although in recent weeks she had been able to be up for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Annabelle Dickerson, here. Her condition became critical about a week ago.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10:30 at Hixson Brothers Funeral Home chapel with Dr. W. L. Holcomb, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating, assisted by Rev. Alwin Stokes, pastor of the Winnfield Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Winnfield Cemetery under direction of Hixson Brothers.
Mrs. Chelette was born in Unionville, Lincoln Parish, May 31, 1898, and came to Winnfield in 1901. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Colvin, pioneer Winn residents. She was married to the late E. M. Chelette, September 5, 1917, who preceded her in death in 1929.
Know to her many friends in Winnfield as Daisy, Mrs. Chelette owned and operated Daisy's Beauty Shop here for more than 20 years.
She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving her are one son, E. M. Chelette, Jr., of Galveston, Texas; one daughter, Mrs. Mildred Rall of Pittsburg, Pa.; two grandchildren, Sharon Ann Chelette and Catherine Lynn Rall; one brother, T. H. Colvin of Alexandria; four sisters, Mrs. Annabelle Dickerson and Mrs. A. T. Drewett, Sr., of Winnfield, Mrs. G. E. Bozeman of El Paso, Texas, and Mrs. Johnnye LaFleur of
Ville Platte; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Acting as pallbearers were A. T. Drewett, Jr., W. E. "Spec" LaCroix, Fred Colvin, Justin Colvin, David Payne Colvin, Troy Smith, Lee Grigsby, and James Mallard.
Out of town friends and relatives attending the funeral were Mrs. Fred LaFleur, Mrs. Levi Landreneau, Mrs. Ernest C. Fontenot, John Marion LaFleur, all of Ville Platte; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Colvin of Homer; N. C. Colvin, Lane Colvin, Mrs. Stella Colvin, Mrs. Alma Hogg of Dubach; Mr. and Mrs. Jared Beville of Kilgore, Texas; Mrs. Howard Finn and daughter, Mrs. Harry Von Einem and son, of Shreveport; Mrs. Doris Russum, Mrs. Armedico Wilson, Mrs. Maxine Hetzel, Ike LaCroix, of Alexandria; Mrs. Agnes Beltz, Eunice Richardson, Lula Belle Richardson, C. A. Richardson, Williana; J. H. Colvin of Winnsboro and L. E. Colvin of Mansfield.
Published in TheWinn Parish Enterprise News-American, July 2, 1953
John Andrew Colvin (1852 - 1916)
Susan Mildred Ball Colvin (1853 - 1939)
Evandon Marx Chelette (1892 - 1929)*
Evandon Marx Chelette (1918 - 1991)*
Mildred Belle Chelette Rall (1921 - 1992)*
James Malcom Colvin (1872 - 1932)*
Ainsley Elton Colvin (1875 - 1890)*
William Calvin Colvin (1878 - 1947)*
Thomas Henry Colvin (1880 - 1968)*
Mary Annabelle Colvin Dickerson (1883 - 1964)*
Effie Colvin Drewett (1886 - 1969)*
Roy Colvin (1892 - 1932)*
Daisy Colvin Chelette (1898 - 1953)
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: May 17, 2010
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