Greenoaks Funeral Home & Greenoaks Memorial Park

9595 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA


Lela Felps Dedon

February 19, 1920January 5, 2020

Lela Felps Dedon was born in Baton Rouge, LA on February 19, 1920. She died on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the age of 99. She was a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge until her last few years at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa. Lela was one of the early and active members of the Oakcrest Baptist Church, an active member of the Exxon Anuality Club, and co-coordinator for many years of her Istruoma High School graduating class. She is survived by a special niece, Donna Felps Brown, of Bogalusa and other nieces and nephews. Lela was preceded in death by her husband, Harry J. Dedon; parents, Dollie Washington Felps and James E. Felps; and a brother, Jules E. Felps. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA., on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm with services beginning at 2:00 pm. Entombment will follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • Entombment Wednesday, January 8, 2020


Lela Felps Dedon

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MaryAnn Nalls

January 8, 2020

Everyone at Oakcrest loved Miss Dedon! She is rejoicing with my Mom and Dad Fred and Betty Tate. What a wonderful Christian life she lived!