Rita D. Haywood, transitioned into her heavenly home on Monday, August 10, 2020 in New Orleans, LA at the age of 77. Rita leaves to cherish her memory, her children, George Dorsey, Gregory Haywood Sr., Douglas Haywood, Clayton Haywood, Lisa Haywood and Antoinette Raymond (Walter); 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her Greater South Shore Full Gospel Baptist Church family; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends who loved her dearly. Rita is preceded in death by her beloved husband, George Haywood; parents, Leola Clark and Warren Dorsey; sister and brother-in-law, Antoinette and Ernie K-Doe; sons, Louis and Robert Dorsey; and daughter, Jacqueline Dorsey.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Homegoing Celebration on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:00AM at Providence Memorial Park, 8200 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA.
Overseer Allen G. Duhon, officiating. Due to COVID-19 regulations, social distancing mandates will be adhered to and all attendees must wear a face mask. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.