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Mary Lee W. Bayone

September 13, 1929 ~ February 2, 2022 (age 92)


Mary Lee Woods Bayone was born
September 13,1929 in Colfax, Louisiana.
She went to be with the Lord on February
2, 2022. She was 92 years old at the time
of her passing and she was a resident of
Alexandria, Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her parents,
Jenkins B. Woods, Sr, and Leanna
Cunningham Woods, her husband Edwin Sr., Edwin Jr., Oliver Bayone, and Benjamin Bayone,

She is survived by her brother, Jenkins
(J.B.) Woods, her sister, Loenna (Missy)
Woods, her children, Hebert Bayone,
Allen Paul Bayone, Eunice Ross, Emily
Jo Mayes, Carolyn London (James), Huey
Richards, Sr. (Sandra), Jason Woods
(Tracee), Rosemary Simmons (Sylvester),
Janice Desselle (Howard), her
grandchildren, her great-grandchildren,
her great-great grandchildren, and a host
of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mary Lee Woods Bayone was born
September 13, 1929 to Jenkins B. Woods,
Sr, and Leanna Cunningham Woods. She
grew up in Coifax, Louisiana and
graduated from Mary E. Graham High
School. After graduating high school, she
went to Gambling State University and
studied nursing. Shortly after, she met
Edwin Bayone, Sr. and the couple wed.
The couple had five children before
Edwin was tragically killed in a factory
accident and Mary Lee was widowed.
Many women would have felt defeated
but not Mary Lee. She worked diligently
to care for her children and bought her
own home in January 1969. Her family
was one of the first black families in her
neighborhood. This work ethic was
passed to her children. She was known for
teaching her children the value of hard work.

Zoom ID: 830 9464 9801
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Funeral Service
February 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Winnfield Funeral Home of Alexandria
2033 3rd Street
Alexandria, LA 71302

Interment following funeral service
February 5, 2022

Garden of Memories Cemetery (Alexandria)

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