|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1924|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2013|
Marianne Reynolds Dillahunty
(August 23, 1924 - December 23, 2013)
Services to celebrate the life of Marianne Reynolds Dillahunty will be held on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary of the Mooringsport Baptist Church, Mooringsport, Louisiana. Officiating will be Rev. Harrell Shelton, assisted by Rev. Eddie DeHondt. The family will receive visitors from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Gorsulowsky Funeral Home, Vivian, Louisiana, on December 26, 2013.
Marianne was born August 23, 1924, in Stamps, AR and after graduating high school she went to college at what was known then as Magnolia A & M, now Southern Arkansas University ; where she met Leo Dillahunty who became her husband in May, 1943.
After World War II they settled in Mooringsport where they were blessed with two children-Leslie Edmon and Nancy Anne. Worshiping at Mooringsport Baptist Church was always an important part of her life. She was interested in all the activities there, particularly in the music program, WMU, and her beloved Bethany Class that that she taught for many years. In 1984 she retired from the U.S. Postal Service after twenty-two years. Marianne had many interests including painting, writing, and reading. She was active for many years in the Kuwot Study Club and was a member of United Daughters of the Confederacy.
She and Leo traveled to many interesting places, but they both agreed that coming home to their spot on Caddo Lake was the best of all.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Leo, her children, Les and wife Barbara, Nancy Sandidge and husband, Gerald , all of Benton, La., grandchildren Coan Dillahunty and wife Jennifer, Aaron Caldwell and wife Natalie, Arden Madden and husband Chad, and three precious great grandchildren, Sarah Graves and Charles Matthew Caldwell and Austin Cole Guglielmo.
Serving as pallbearers will be Coan Dillahunty, Aaron Caldwell, Eugene Tunstall, Mike Moore, Jim Tom Moore, Chad Madden, Terry Jones and David Rohrbaugh Honorary pallbearers are Dr. James McCormick and Curtis Gentz.
Memorials may be made to: Mexican Indian Training Center, P.O. Box 19422, Shreveport, Louisiana 71149 or Global Maritime Ministries, Inc. P.O. Box 750787, New Orleans, La. 70175.
Created by: Ellen Stevens
Record added: Dec 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122084799
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In 1984 she retired from the U.S. Postal Service after twenty-two years.|
Added: Dec. 29, 2013
Added: Dec. 29, 2013