Carolyn Deshong

Carolyn E. DeShong

BOSSIER CITY, LA - A funeral service for Carolyn E. DeShong, 85, will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Pike Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will be receiving friends on Monday, November 26, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Carrie was a member of the National Association of Song Writers. She had two published songs and was a talented with the guitar. She loved spending time with her family, LSU Football and playing the slot machines.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald DeShong, six brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her daughter Linda Anthony Casciola and husband Benjamin, sisters Catherine Gillen and Sylvia Sulser, Goddaughter Sandy Blanco, three grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Lester Dalme, Larry Rachael, Kenny Lamma, Bob Morgan, Ralph Thomisee, Wesley Thomisee, and Tommy Thomisee.

The family would like to thank Colonial Oaks Retirement Center and Gwen and the staff at Agape Hospice for their compassion.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


Funeral Home

Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home
601 US Highway 80 East Haughton, LA 71037
(318) 949-9415

Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 25, 2012