Ethel Lois Laurent Rawls, on Monday, February 3, 2020, at the age of 98 years.
Wife of the late Bernhard C. Dahlen by first marriage and the late Richard E. Rawls Sr. by second marriage.
Survivors include her children Melanie R. Newell (Bill), Kathleen R. Nichols (Michael), Ray E. Rawls (Joy) and Roy E. Rawls, her Nieces Kathryn W. Mattes (Tom), Karen L. Myers, Jule’ L. Hotstream (Neuville) and Nephews Joseph Victor Laurent (Kathy), Robert G. (Nash) Laurent (Laura) and Russell S. Laurent (Phuong), 7 Grandchildren , 14 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild and many Great and Great Great Nieces and Nephews.
Mrs. Rawls was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 28, 1922 to the late Philomene A. Pechon and George B. Laurent. She is preceded in death by her son Richard E. Rawls, Jr., Grandson Keith Joseph Rawls, Sister Marian L. White and her brothers David L. Laurent Sr., Joseph Victor Laurent and George Wilford Laurent.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Wendy, Brian and Devan Baham for their years of friendship and loving care extended to Mrs. Rawls. The family also wishes to convey their sincere appreciation to the staff of Vista Shores Assisted Living and Hospice Specialists of Louisiana.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Hope Mausoleum.