Mavis Ashabranner


Mavis Christine (Black) Ashabranner, 73 of North Zulch, passed away on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Madisonville. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville. Fred Keefer will officiate. A visitation is scheduled from noon-2 p.m. prior to the service. The burial will follow at Willowhole Cemetery in North Zulch.

Mavis was born on Feb. 15, 1944, in LaPorte, to Lendon and Lovie (Gregg) Black, and she was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Thomas Ashabranner; her brothers, Donnell Black and Bill Black; and her son-in-law, Steven Richie.

Survivors include her daughters, Katherine Christine Dill and husband Joey, Erin Emory Richie, and Kyleleen Danielle Duesterhoft and husband Lewis; her grandchildren, Hailey Windham, Hannah Winham, Harper Richie, Avery Dill, Anna Dill, Steven Wyatt Duesterhoft and Thomas Wade Duesterhoft; and her sister, Carolyn Clarkson.

Serving as pallbearers are Joey Dill, Lewis Duesterhoft, Richard Felton, Greg Landry, Donnie Baptiste and Michael Richie.