November 27, 1968 - April 12, 2019
Better known as “Fila”, Felicia Denise Magee Tyson was born November 27, 1968 to Gary C. and Helen M. Magee of Franklinton, LA. On Friday morning April 12, 2019 she transitioned from labor to reward. Felicia is the third of our daughters.
At an early age, she became a member of her neighborhood church-Winan United Methodist Church of Franklinton, LA where Reverend Terrance August was her pastor. There she was a member of the youth choir. She later returned with her parents and sisters to their old home church in Varnado, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Felicia is an active member of Triumph Missionary Baptist Church in Poplarville, Mississippi, where Reverend Dr. LaVerne Cook, Jr. is her pastor.
After graduating from Franklinton High School, she relocated to Grambling State University where she majored in Early Childhood Education. Felicia taught in Franklinton for one year and moved to Bogalusa where she worked for twenty-two years. She retired and was asked to return, but was not able to complete her 2019 school term. She was married to Stephon Tyson and to that marriage two girls were born, Mia D. Tyson and Mya A. Tyson.
Felicia is survived by her parents, two daughters, Mia and Mya; three sisters, Bridgett A. Cook (Dr. LaVerne) of Bogalusa, LA; Stephanie D. Collins (Ronald) of Houston, Texas and Nicole Walker (Derrick) of Houston, Texas; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Also a special friend that she had planned to marry, Mr. Conley Howard Penn.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, LA with Reverend Dr. LaVerne Cook, Jr. officiating. Interment will be at BB Moses Memorial Park, Varnado, LA.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa in charge of arrangements.