Dorothy Reed Batiste, 91, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Gray, passed away peacefully at 7:09 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2017.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Eagle Wright Baptist Church located at 3590 Hwy 316 in Gray. Burial will follow in Allen Chapel AME Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughters, Deloris M Jones and Barbara Richardson (Benjamin); six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley Batiste; grandson, Evanger Bruce Jones; parents, Sylvester, Sr. and Verna Shanklin Reed; brothers, Edgar, Louis, Lloyd and Sylvester Reed, Jr., Clarence and Willis Davis; sisters, Beatrice and Mable Johnson, Alice, Lillie Belle, Bessie and Pearl Davis, Esther Reed, Gertrude Rogers, Harriot Brown, and Urcel Ingram; and son-in-law, Evanger Jones, Jr.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.