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Yvonne S. Vessel, 79, peacefully departed this life on January 25, 2019. A life long resident of Jefferson Parish (Shrewsbury Subdivision), she was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She graduated from Walter L. Cohen High School. Yvonne was an educator who obtained degrees from Dillard University and the University of New Orleans. She taught for over 30 years at Booker T. Washington High School. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband McHenry; her daughters Jillana (Calvin) and Erica; grandchildren Andrew and Joshua; and her brother John Roger Sr. She is also survived by loving cousins, friends, and extended family. Her parents Isabel and David Singleton; and her brother Charles Sr. preceded her in death.
Relatives and friends of the family, also Priest and Parishioners of Blessed Sacrament- St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Blessed Sacrament-St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 8321 Burthe St., New Orleans, LA. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until mass time. Interment will be on Monday, February 4, 2019, at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell, LA. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit to share online condolences.