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“Praying that this family may find strength and peace during this holiday season. Ms. Lites was a treasure and is truly missed. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Tamara Cotton - Westwego, LA

“I didn't know Rachael for long but she was a beautiful person. She was someone I could talk to and was helping me with creating more of a business...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jonathan Kaufman - New Orleans, LA

“Ralph, I remember Rachael only as a little girl, but know that she was the light in your heart. I am so sorry. I pray for your broken heart to heal. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Kate Madere - Ponchatoula, LA

“Rachael had a beautiful spirit and will be missed by many. Our deepest condolences are extended from Riverside Alternative High School, Bridge City. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Trenisha Stanislas, Principal - LA

“Our deepest condolences. With heartfelt prayers and love. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Pam (Ben) Moberg - Family

“Ralph, you and your family are in my prayers. Depend on the Lord to see you through this time of sorrow. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: ROXIE STEPTEAU - LA - Coworker

“Fritz &Donna Wiginton Howes are so very sorry to hear the sad news of the passing of Rachael. We pray for peace and strength for all that she leaves...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Donna Wiginton Howes Howes - LA

“Rachael was a colleague of mine within the Special School District. She was passionate about teaching, especially the boys at Bridge City. She...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: April Nobles - Bogalusa, LA

“Ralph so sorry for your loss. I'm praying for the family ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Latisia Dyson - Roseland, LA

“Me, Casey, Brady and Kensey are saddened to hear about the loss of Rachel. I know God has gained a special Angel in Heaven and all she has ever hoped...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry Ben - Devers, TX - Family

“Dear Rachel, you will be missed and one day we will all be together. Love your cousin, Marty, Austin, Mj. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Martin Johnson Sr - Marksville, LA

“May God's grace be with you all.I am so sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Cathy Lott Taylor - baton rouge, LA

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Rachael Ann Lipscomb Lites, age 34 and a resident of Hammond, Louisiana, passed from this earthly life Tuesday, November 28, 2017 and into the care of her Heavenly Father and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Rachael cherished her precious daughter and son and was adored by them and by her mother, her father, her grandmother, her step-father, and all who knew her. Rachael had a thirst for learning, a talent for communicating, a gift for artistic creation, and an intellect and energy that she brought to each of her new ventures. A couple of those ventures were as an investment counsellor and as a web designer.
Rachael attended Oak Forest Academy in Amite, graduated from Hammond High School, and received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from Southeastern Louisiana University. She served as a Special Education teacher at Mt. Hermon Elementary School, at Independence Elementary School, and at Bridge City Juvenile Facility.
She is survived by her husband Patrick Lites, daughter Judith Ann Lites, son Gabriel Joseph Lites, mother Jo Ann P. Miller, father Ralph Lipscomb, step-father David C. Miller, grandmother Fannie Ben Pierite, father-in-law Marvin Lites, mother-in-law Kay Lites, two step-brothers, a step-sister, aunts, uncle, and numerous cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandfathers Joseph Pierite, Jr. and Ralph Lipscomb, Sr. and grandmother Barbara Albin Lipscomb.
Visitation will be at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd. in Hammond, Louisiana from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Friday, December 1, 2017 followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am with Dr. David E. Cranford officiating. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery in Hammond.
Pallbearers will be Terry Ben, Martin Johnson, David C. Miller II, Justin J. Miller, Bret A. Miller, and Mike Ibert.
An on-line guestbook can be viewed at