She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Donat Diotte and Rose LeClair Diotte; husband, Bobby Studdard; son, Paul Studdard; grandson, Brandon Studdard; sisters, Cecile Rose Studdard and Loretta Diotte; and brothers, Edmond Diotte and Eugene Diotte.
She is survived by her daughter, Myra Ballard (Keith) of Taylor Mich.; sisters, Doris Antaya of Allen Park, Mich. and Betty Jean (Mike) Husak of Taylor Mich.; brother, Raymond (Maria) Diotte of LaSalle, Canada; grandchildren, Amanda Dembrosky, Candice Moomaw, Jonelle Studdard, Ashley Studdard and Mallory Studdard; and five great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Phil Studdard; and sisters-in-law, Marne Herron, Florence Johnson, Charlene Bynum and Josephine Piper.
Visitation will be held today, Nov, 9, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday Nov. 10, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will follow at Studdards Crossroad Cemetery in Fayette County. The Rev. Bobby Ray Patterson will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Billy Don Jenkins, Jerry Jenkins, Rob Hagar, Tommy Johnson, Jeremy Johnson and J.C. Poe.