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Sheila Carter Dillon
  • April 12, 1955 - August 14, 2019
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Sheila C. Dillon was born in New Orleans on April 12, 1955 to Rose and Joseph Carter Sr.
She was blessed with one child, Kendrick Lamont Hughes. In 1978 she was united in marriage to Wallace Dillon, they have celebrated 41 years of life together.

She attended L.W. Higgins High School in Marrero through her junior year, and graduated her senior year from L.B. Landry High School. After graduation she started her career as a Telephone Operator with Bell South, where she worked until her retirement in 2007. She was the Proprietor of Made to Fit Custom Clothing Design. Better known as Miss Sheila, she was sought after for her unique costumes and clothing designs.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband Wallace Dillon and her son Kendrick Hughes.
She is survived by her Sisters, Jacquelyn and Talantia Carter, Sister in Law Leona Carter. Her Uncles, Solomon Carter and Robert Carter his wife Valerie and her Aunt Dorothy Williams her husband Calvin. Her Nieces Arica Carter, Alaina Hart her husband James and Taraivia Carter. Her Nephews Michael J. Carter and Tariq Gray. A host of extended Family and Friends, Ralph Shallerhorn Anita Shallerhorn, Bruce Shallerhorn, Steven Shallerhorn, Leila Shallerhorn and Rita Shallerhorn, Willie Hughes and Desi Williams
She is preceded in Death by her Parents, Rose and Joseph Carter Sr., Mother in Law Juanita Gaddis; Her Siblings, Joseph Carter Jr., Joyce M. Carter, Michael Carter, and Both Maternal and Paternal Grandparents.
Home going celebration will be on Friday August 23, 2019 at Pentecost Baptist Church 1510 Harrison Avenue, in New Orleans. Viewing to begin at 9am and service to follow at 10am. Interment will be held at Providence Memorial Park 8200 Airline Drive Metairie, La. 70003. Arrangements by D. W. Rhodes Funeral Home 3933 Washington Ave.