Richetta E. "Ricki" Hairston, 51, of Reserve, La., died Dec. 11, 2007, following a brief illness.
The former resident of Sandusky and employee of Cedar Point relocated to the Greater New Orleans area in 2004. She was employed as the general manager of Chili's Restaurant, La Place, La.
She leaves to mourn two sons, Kary Hairston and Terry Aaron, both of Reserve; her sister, Kathryn Hairston, and her brother Stancel Hairston, both of Chicago.
A Celebration of Life memorial service at The Riverlands Christian Center, Reserve, followed cremation.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy should be sent directly to the family, care of The Baloney Funeral Home, LLC, 399 Earl Baloney Drive, Garyville, LA 70051.