Marie Tillett Obituary

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Marie Rallo Evans Hornsby Tillett

July 21, 1935 - November 11, 2012
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A native of Italy, resident of Georgia and Louisiana, she passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the age of 77. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Saundra and Ricky Elkins; Barbara and Keith Gresham; sons, Robert "Bobby" Evans; James "Jimmy" Evans; daughter-in-law, Debbie Evans; sisters, Clara Mirandola of Turin Italy, Leona Lowhorne, of Tennessee; brother, Giuseppe "Pino" Rallo of Turin Italy; two grandchildren that she raised as her own, Wendy Lafreniere and Johnny Phelps Jr.; numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sons, Paul Evans Jr., John Wade Evans; grandson, Jason Evans; parents,...
A native of Italy, resident of Georgia and Louisiana, she passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the age of 77. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Saundra and Ricky Elkins; Barbara and Keith Gresham; sons, Robert "Bobby" Evans; James "Jimmy" Evans; daughter-in-law, Debbie Evans; sisters, Clara Mirandola of Turin Italy, Leona Lowhorne, of Tennessee; brother, Giuseppe "Pino" Rallo of Turin Italy; two grandchildren that she raised as her own, Wendy Lafreniere and Johnny Phelps Jr.; numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sons, Paul Evans Jr., John Wade Evans; grandson, Jason Evans; parents, Cristina and Giacomo Rallo; husband, Stanley Hornsby; brother, Mario Rallo; and son-in-law, Johnny Phelps Sr. Marie was also the beloved "Maw-Maw Ree" of many step-grandchildren and young children who she cared for as a nanny. Marie's outgoing sense of humor and feisty personality will be sorely missed. Her passing leaves a hole in the hearts of many family members and friends who dearly loved and treasured her. There will be a visitation at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales, Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at the funeral Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until services at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in Cornerview Cemetery in Gonzales. Pallbearers will be Shawn Cook, Kaleb Womack, Johnny Phelps Jr., and other grandsons. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.oursofh.com.

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