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Tara Shalis Tassin

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Tara Shalis Tassin

Services for Tara Shalis Tassin will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 7, 2014, in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria with Brother Charles Stokes and Brother Andrew Stokes officiating. Burial will follow at Hemphill Star Cemetery, Boyce.

The family requests that visitation be observed Wednesday at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and will continue on Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.

Tara, 44, of Cotile Lake, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Boyce.

She was a hairdresser by trade and was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend that will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Nancy Renae Guin, Anna Elizabeth Tassin; parents, Michael Tassin and his companion, Jane McDonald, Renae Handy and husband, Karl Handy; brother, Matthew Handy; sisters, Sherry Jones, Chelsea Elizabeth Mace, Mary Abigail Tassin; grandparents, Gene and Marrianne Handy; nephews, Samuel William Mace, Beau Tyler DeRosia, Jayden Gagnon and a host of family members and friends.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Handy, Zack Ward, Obie Ward, Jerod Ward, Ricky Nall and Dustin Beaubouef. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Chesser.

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Published in The Town Talk on Aug. 6, 2014
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