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Ethel "Rae" Beyl Wittie

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“Ms Rae we will miss dinner and dominoes night. Those were some really great times. I will miss all the laughter! My prayers go out to your family. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Sharon Leigh - Hammond

“I met Ms. Rae when I first moved here in 1980 and worked at Ramada she was a one of a kind person who you never forget. She was also friends with my...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy McGee - Hammond, LA

“Your pain and all the sorrow you have felt through the years has gone and now you can rest in peace. We will miss you. I just hope God is ready to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Frances Carrington - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry for the loss of a dear long time friend. Our prayers are with you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“I'm so sorry Mark and Keith for your loss, your mom was a true jewel since I met her 30 some years ago. God bless you and your families as you lay...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Dayna Bennett ONeill - LA

“Keith and Linda: We are very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. You are both in our prayers.Terry and Joe ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: terry mcintyre - gautier, MS

“May the heavens make you smile as you're greeted by your loved ones. I've had the opportunity to sit by the pool and speak with Rae about many topics...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Rogers - Waynesville, NC

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Ethel "Rae" Beyl Wittie passed away peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, in the comfort of her son and daughter-in-law's home on Saturday, August 6, 2016, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, at the age of 83. She was born on Monday, March 20, 1933, in Hammond, Louisiana to the late Maggie Corbin Beyl and Albert Franklin Beyl.

Rae is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Keith and Linda Wittie and her son & daughter-in-law, Mark and Carla Wittie; grandson and wife, Josh and Kelly Wittie, grandson, Chris Wittie, and granddaughter and husband, Chelsey and Michael Yeargin; great-grandchildren, Daniel Wittie, Cayden Yeargin, and Atti Wittie; and three brothers, Dickie Beyl, Huey Beyl, and Billy Beyl.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Patricia Lynn Wittie; granddaughter, Jamie Wittie; former husband, Hollis Adrian Wittie; parents, Albert Franklin Beyl and Maggie Corbin Beyl; sister, Dot Drott; and three brothers, Paul "Hoot" Beyl, Eugene Beyl, and Rob Beyl.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm. Visitation will be held on Tuesday morning from 10:00 am until service time.

Interment will follow in Wetmore Cemetery, Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

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