Mary "Dee" Ivory Riche'

(January 13, 1936 - April 29, 2013)


 A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered for Mary Ivory " Dee " Galland Riche' on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Little Flower in Evergreen with Fr. Bartholomew Ibe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Melancon Funeral Home, Bunkie.

 Mrs. Riche', age 77, of Evergreen, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 in her residence. She was a retired beautician. She and Gerald were affectionately known as "Granny" and "Poppa G" to their grandchildren and great grandchildren. They would have celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary on June 6, 2013 .

 Survivors include her husband of fifty-nine years, Gerald Riche', Sr. of Evergreen; one daughter, Jan Lemoine and husband, Steve, of Evergreen; two sons, Randy Riche' of Bossier City and Jay Riche' and wife, Chris, of Woodworth; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

 Visitation will be at Melancon Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.