Dora Alston, 85, passed from this life on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at Rosepine Retirement and Rehab in Rosepine, Louisiana. Visitation will be held at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA on Friday, January 16, 2009 from 4PM until 9PM and will continue on Saturday, January 17, 2009 from 10AM until 2PM. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, Louisiana on Saturday, January 17, 2009 and will be officiated by Rev. George Glass, Jr., Rev. George Lee Glass. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana.
Survivors include the following; Son: James Melton Alston and wife Grace Marie of Jasper, Texas; Daughter: Brenda Jeans and husband David of DeRidder, Louisiana; Brother: Johnny Manino of Junction Community, Louisiana; Sisters: Rose Russell of DeRidder, Louisiana, Merline Williams of Merryville, Louisiana, and Evelyn Vawter of Louisa, Virginia; as well as Three Grandchildren, Eight Step-Grandchildren, One Great Granddaughter, and Twenty-three Step-Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in Death by Husband: Alva Alston.