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Shelda Diana Pelt

Oakdale, LA

October 3, 1956 - December 3, 2023

Shelda Diana Pelt Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. Shelda Diana Pelt will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at First Baptist Church, Pitkin, with Reverends Ryan Murphy and Anthony Eaves officiating.  Interment will follow in Blue Branch Cemetery, Pitkin, under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.  

Shelda, 67, of Pitkin, entered eternal rest on Sunday, December 3, 2023.  

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Shelda was heavily involved in her church. After the death of her mother, she took on the role of caregiver for her father. She enjoyed spending time visiting with her friends and family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Olean Singletary; and her father-in-law, James Pelt.  

Those left to mourn her loss and cherish her memory include her loving husband of forty-nine years, Jerry Pelt of Pitkin; two daughters, Courtney Bagwell, and husband Eric, of Lumberton, Texas, and Kristyn Pelt of Orange, Texas; her father, Frank Singletary of Pitkin; two sisters, Frankie Meaux, and husband Jack, of Pitkin, and Tammy Hebert, and husband Gene, of Pitkin; her mother-in-law, Nola Pelt of Pitkin; three grandchildren, Payne Miller of Lumberton, Texas, Landry Miller of Lumberton, Texas, and Rylan Pelt of Orange, Texas.  

A time of visitation will be held at First Baptist Church, Pitkin, on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at the church on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. until time of service.  

Honored to serve as pallbearers: Grayson Singletary, Shad Stewart, Sherman Farmer, David Woodham, Kane Ducote, Cory LeBoeuf, Bryan Hardisty, and Jack Bass. Honorary pallbearers will be Payne Miller, Landry Miller, Rylan Pelt, and George Wayne Gaskin.  

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