Orileen Dutt, 87, loving wife of 61 years of Marlin Dutt, died Sunday, June 25, 2023.
Born in Alice, TX, she was the daughter of the late Oren and Opal Smith Wilson.
Orileen was a an avid music lover, receiving her Masters Degree from LSU with a major in voice. She also sang with the Detroit Opera Company. Early in her career, she taught elementary music and was a music director for 13 years. Orileen loved animals, especially dogs and hummingbirds, and enjoyed traveling. She was a lifelong United Methodist.
In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by her daughter, Marci Dutt; son, Stanley Dutt; granddaughter, Emily Dutt; and her sister, Kathleen Wilson Pitts.
The Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 29, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Southeast.
Family and friends who are unable to attend the service can view the livestream by clicking on the “WATCH LIVESTREAM” button located on the main obituary page.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your local Humane Society.
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