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Sylvia Mae Descant

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Sylvia Mae Descant

Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvia Mae Descant will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marksville with Fr. Rusty Rabalais officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum #2. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.

Mrs. Descant, age 76 of Marksville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at her residence in Marksville. A native & resident of Marksville, she was a Homemaker, loving wife, mother & Grandmother, a Christian & member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She will be missed dearly by her family & friends.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Albert E. (Lee) Descant of Marksville, 2 sons, Tim Descant of Marksville, Van & Lisa Descant of Hessmer, 1 daughter, Theresa & Richard Klingensmith of Marksville, 1 sister, Thelma Brouillette of Marksville & 2 Grandchildren, Justin Descant & Daphne Klingensmith.

Visitation will be held in the Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Marksville on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. The visitation will continue in the Funeral Home Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until shortly before time of services in the Church.

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Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 19, 2013
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