Sharon Kay Reynolds Tassin
Sharon Kay Reynolds Tassin, 60, of Cottonport, Louisiana, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2012 at Rapides General Hospital. Sharon was born on July 13, 1952 in Lecompte, Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.W. and Alla Mae Reynolds, son William Thomas Lyles, and brother Carl James "Butch" Reynolds.
She is survived by her husband of 32 years Ronald Joseph Tassin, of Cottonport, son Paul Lyles and wife Nicole of Cottonport, sister Juanita Reynolds McDonald and husband Larry of Deer Park, Texas, brother Jerry Wade Reynolds and wife Sue of Lafayette, sister-in-law Sharon Olive Lemoine and husband Roderick of Covington, two granddaughters India Alyse Lyles and Evangeline Mae Lyles of Cottonport, many other nieces, nephews, and cousins, and her favorite cat of seventeen years, B.G.
Sharon was a charter member of the Louisiana Pageant Judges Association, where she served as President and was also an honorary member. Sharon was an honorary Commissioner of Elections. While working for Kisatchie Delta, Sharon provided tours of historical homes and buildings throughout Louisiana and also provided tours of the 1984 World's Fair in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sharon served as the President of the Women's Bowling Association and managed Cajun Lanes for several years. Sharon's other accomplishments included her active involvement in the Belgian Exchange Program, working as a sweet potato broker, teaching English at St. Joseph's High School, and serving as Co-Director of Christmas on the Bayou.
Family will receive visitors at Escudé Funeral Home of Cottonport on Monday, December 3, 2012, from 5:00pm until time of funeral on Tuesday. Services will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cottonport, on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, beginning at 10:30am, with Reverend Jamie Medina Cruz officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's No. 2 under the direction of Escudé Funeral Home.