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Valrita Marie Gibson-Dandridge entered into eternal life on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the age of 63. Loving wife of Gregory Clement Dandridge; daughter of the late Percy Gibson, Sr. and Jacqueline Valrita Crump-Gibson; sister of Keith Sr., Kelvin Sr. (Donna), Troy Sr., Farend Sr., Terri Gibson-Banks (Derrick), Trina and Carla Gibson. Siblings perceived before her are Percy Jr., Kemp and Tara Gibson. Valrita is also survived by 2 children, Kelsey Martin Sr. (Shannon) and Kelly Martin; also 1 stepdaughter, Jessica Dandridge. Val has 5 grandchildren, Keri, Ziane, Salahssie, Zari Donatto and Kelsey Martin Jr., along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, priest and parishioners of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, members of Knights of Peter Claver Ladies of Auxiliary Court # 60, also employees of Health Care for Homeless, City Hall Accounting Dept., Bureau of Revenue, The Fairmont Hotel, Dillard Dept. Store and John F. Kennedy Class of 1973 are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Avenue on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 am. Visitation will begin at 8:00 am. Interment: Lakelawn Metairie Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit to sign the guestbook.