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Jessie Price Gilyot, age 86, entered eternal rest peacefully on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 1:10 AM. She was the beloved wife of 65 Years to Merlin J Gilyot Sr. Loving and devoted Mother of Valerie Gilyot Tio (Mario) Merlin Joseph Gilyot Jr. (Velda) and the late Glenn David Gilyot, Sr. (Sharman). She received her Bachelor's degree from Dillard University and a Master's degree from University of New Orleans. She retired after her career as an educator in the Orleans Parish School System. She is survived by her grandchildren Arian, Glenn Jr., Merlin (Trey) Gilyot, Cori, Keyana and one great grandson, Reggie Woolery Jr. (RJ). She also leaves to cherish her memory, sisters and brothers-in-law, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, 5029 Louisa Street on Saturday, February 4th 2017 at 1 PM. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation at 12 noon IN THE CHURCH.

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  • Friday, February 10, 2017
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