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Emma Jean Tyson, departed this life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the age of 70; Beloved wife of Henry Lee Tyson; Daughter of the late Eddie Marshall and Nevia Frelix; Devoted mother of Tamika (Raymond) Duplessis and Ashlyn (Brandon) Ayler; Grandmother of Raymond James, Collin and Maison Duplessis, Rachael, Lauren and Nathan Ayler; Sister of Willie Mae Frelix (Leesaw) Jordan, Deborah Gail (Matthew) Pittman and the late Mary Alice Conerly, Bobbie Jean Brown and Mary Helen Johnson; Also survived by her devoted friend, Cheryl Elaine Payne and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at DW Rhodes Chapel, 3933 Washington Ave. on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11:00 am; visitation will begin at 10:00 am; Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by DW Rhodes Funeral Home, New Orleans, LA;