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J. E. Hixson & Sons

3001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA

OBITUARY

Diane Savant Riley

January 23, 1952February 14, 2020
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Dianne Savant Riley, 68, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2020 at CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston, TX.

She was born January 23, 1952 in Lafayette, LA to Mary Savant LaSalle and Oscar Cross, Jr. She was a graduate of W.O. Boston High School. She initially began her work career as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell, then went on to drive cab service for Liberty and Yellow Cab in Houston, TX. Dianne was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was a friend to all and always willing to lend a listening ear. She loved being out everyday meeting new people and spreading the Lord’s word to all she spoke with.

She is survived by her sister, Josephine Singleton Clark, her three children, Daniel (Tandra) Marburgh, Lisa Johnson, Claude (Kristen) Brown, ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Family, Friends and all whose lives she touched are invited to Hixson Funeral Home, 3001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601, February 22, 2020 to join in a time of fellowship and love celebrating the well- lived life of Dianne. Visitation will begin at 9am until time of service at 11am. Burial will follow at Combre Memorial Park Cemetery in Lake Charles.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her sister, Josephine Singleton Clark, her three children, Daniel (Tandra) Marburgh, Lisa Johnson, Claude (Kristen) Brown, ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 22, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 22, 2020

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NORMA JOHNSON

February 21, 2020

Lisa - Please know that I am praying for you and your family. May God grant you all peace beyond understanding and continue to hold you in his capable hands. My deepest Condolences.

Norma J. Johnson, Orlando, Florida

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Biography

Dianne Savant Riley, 68, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2020 at CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston, TX.

She was born January 23, 1952 in Lafayette, LA to Mary Savant LaSalle and Oscar Cross, Jr. She was a graduate of W.O. Boston High School. She initially began her work career as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell, then went on to drive cab service for Liberty and Yellow Cab in Houston, TX. Dianne was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was a friend to all and always willing to lend a listening ear. She loved being out everyday meeting new people and spreading the Lord’s word to all she spoke with.

She is survived by her sister, Josephine Singleton Clark, her three children, Daniel (Tandra) Marburgh, Lisa Johnson, Claude (Kristen) Brown, ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Family, Friends and all whose lives she touched are invited to Hixson Funeral Home, 3001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601, February 22, 2020 to join in a time of fellowship and love celebrating the well- lived life of Dianne. Visitation will begin at 9am until time of service at 11am. Burial will follow at Combre Memorial Park Cemetery in Lake Charles.