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AAFA #0103

1926 LA – 1999 LA




New Orleans, LA—Saturday, 29 May 1999


            Yvone Whitehead Reppel, a retired secretary, died Thursday [May 27] of lung cancer at Metropolitan Hospice. She was 72. Mrs. Reppel was born in New Orleans and lived in Jefferson for the past 40 years. She worked for the Levy, Smith & Genusa law firm.

            Survivors include her husband, Oswald “Schiek” Reppel; a son, Farrell B. Whitehead Jr.; a daughter, Debra Fisher; a stepdaughter, Jacqueline Moisant; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

            A funeral will be held today at 11 a.m. at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Garden of Memories.


Photo from Garden of Memories, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA—

Permission granted by the photographers, Mike & Bushy Hartman

Yvone shares a gravestone with her first husband, Farrell B. Whitehead


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Yvone W. Reppel (SS# issued in LA) was born 24 Dec 1926, last residence Metairie, Jefferson Co., LA.

            We included the obituaries of her parents, Bryant Louis Alford and Viney Olivia Robertson Alford; stepmother, Ruby Pedigo Alford; and paternal grandfather Jesse Lewis Alford in Louisiana Obituaries.

            Her lineage: Yvone 1926 LA1, Bryant Louis 1890 LA2, Jesse Lewis 1847 MS3, Warren Jackson 1819 MS4, Edwin B. 1792 NC5, Jacob 1761 NC6, Julius 1717 VA7, James 1687 VA8, John 1645 VA9.