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Sylvia Michel Jett

November 28, 1929 — May 28, 2020

Sylvia Michel Jett, 90, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Camelot of Broussard.

Sylvia was born on November 28, 1929 in Morgan City, the daughter of Rudolph Michel Jr. and Clara Brown Michel.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, James F. “Jimmy” Jett Jr. of Morgan City; one brother, Jethro “Jet” Michel and wife Patricia of Lafayette; step son, James Jett III and wife Cathy of Abbeville; step daughter, Lisa Boudreaux and husband Francis of Morgan City; one brother-in-law, Ray Mendoza of Patterson; numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Steve Mendoza, Priscilla Mendoza, Paulette Lipari and husband Jake, Blair Michel and wife Olivia, Kelly Michel; numerous great nieces and nephews.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph and Clara Brown Michel; two sons, Ronald and Donald King; two infant children; two sisters, her twin Goldie Mayon and her older sister Gwendolyn Mendoza; one brother, Merlin Michel; nieces Deborah Mendoza and Linda Mendoza Robicheaux; one brother-in-law Earl Mayon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Jacob Lipari III celebrating Mass. A visitation will be held at Twin City Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with a rosary being prayed at 10:00 a.m. Following Mass, Sylvia will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery. Due to recent health concerns and the restrictions in accordance with limited gatherings, current guidelines will only allow for up to 75 family members and friends for the visitation and rosary and 198 for the Mass. Those attending Mass are required to wear a mask upon entering the church. Friends are encouraged to leave a memory of Sylvia on our website at www.twincityfh.com. The family thanks everyone for their understanding during this difficult time. 

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

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Rosary

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Burial

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Holy Cross Catholic Church

2100 Cedar St, Morgan City, LA 70380

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