Funeral services for Rita “Dianne” Gallaspy, 67, of Mansfield, Louisiana will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, Mansfield, Louisiana. Reverend Vernese C. Green will be officiating. Burial will follow at Gallaspy Cemetery, Mansfield, Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022, at the funeral home.
Dianne was born on January 16, 1955, to Arthur and Ruby Monroe in Winfield, Louisiana, and entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
Dianne enjoyed being a housewife to her husband Eddie Gallaspy for 39 years and a mother to her two sons Climmer and Billy Grillette. Dianne had a big heart; she enjoyed caring for people, rescuing animals, and loved growing flowers. Dianne loved her church and church family and especially enjoyed sharing her singing gift lifting up her Lord and Savior.
Dianne is preceded in death by her son, Climmer Grillette, Jr.; her parents, Arthur and Ruby Monroe; and brothers, Lester Allen Monroe, Troy Wayne Monroe, and Robert Lynn Monroe. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 39 years, Eddie Gallaspy; son, William “Billy” Grillette; brothers, Walter Monroe and wife, Robbie, and Arthur Monroe and wife, Betty; sister, Jessie Horn, and husband, Buddy; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Honoring Dianne as pallbearers will be Frank Gallaspy, Dillon Gallaspy, Taylor Gallaspy, Noah Jamison, Jay Gross, and Shane Dykes.