Estelle Maddox Deason Perry

Estelle Maddox Deason Perry, 92 of DeRidder, went to be with her Lord and Saviour, June 24, 2012, at Westwood Manor Nursing Home.Estelle was born February 1, 1920, in Pitkin, Louisiana to Barney and Viola Maddox. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of DeRidder.


She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her greatest love on this earth was her family. She loved having her grandchildren visit her so she could cook for them her special pancakes, blueberry muffins and cinnamon rolls. She also enjoyed taking them to the movies, bowling, shopping, and the park. She once said, “I have pushed grandchildren on swings for thirty years.”


Estelle leaves to cherish her memory: her daughters, Peggy Smith, of Deridder, Betty Heurtevant of Sulphur; sons Bobby Deason and wife Judy of DeRidder, Ronnie Deason of Sulphur; seven grandchildren, Phyllis Smith Root and husband Matthew of Temecula, CA, Kimberly Smith McDonald and husband Stanley of Shreveport, John Heurtevant and wife Elizabeth of Sulphur, Marcus Heurtevant and wife Kristy of Sulphur, Eric Deason of DeRidder, Brad Deason of Baltimore, MD, and Lori Deason Reynolds and husband Bob of Fort Worth, TX; twelve great-grandchildren, Andrew and Caroline Root, Samuel, Sarah and Ian McDonald, Jonathan and Shawn Nunez, Vivian and Garrett Heurtevant, Dean and Brent Fletcher, Landon and Sadie Reynolds; one great-great grandchild Dylan Perkins Fletcher; one sister Lottie Anding. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Marcus Deason and John Perry; son, Roger Deason; grandson, Jack Walt Smith; granddaughter, Sabrina Lea Deason Fletcher Owens; brothers James Maddox, Richard Maddox, and Mark Maddox; sons-in-law, John Lee Heurtevant and Jackie L. Smith.


Funeral Services will be at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder at 10:00 AM on Tuesday; June 26, 2012. Rev. J.D. Ford will officiate. Burial will be in Blue Branch Cemetery in Pitkin under the direction of Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Visitation is Monday; June 25 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Tuesday; June 26 from 8:00AM until time of service.

Estelle Maddox Deason Perry