Mary Eleanor Laffiteau, 82, recently of Marietta, GA, passed away in her sleep on Friday, April 4th after a brief illness. She was a kind and gentle woman with a good sense of humor and a ready smile, and she will be missed by her family and all who knew her. She is a native of Atlanta but spent most of the last 42 years in Memphis, TN. Ms. Laffiteau was preceded in death by her husband Charles Laffiteau who passed away in 1981. She is survived by seven children, 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Her seven children are: Charles Laffiteau of Dallas, TX; Helen Milligan of Pelham, AL; William Laffiteau of Houston, TX; Susan Williams of Memphis, TN; David Laffiteau of Garland TX; Denise Wells of Powder Springs, GA; and James Laffiteau of Stone Mountain, GA. She will be interred at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis, TN. Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan is in charge of the arrangements.