Tamika M. Mason, 39, passed away Feb. 20, 2015. Tamika Michelle (Snoddy) Mason, 39, resident of Gulfport, MS, passed away, on February 20, 2015, at Oschner, in New Orleans, LA. She was born in Gulfport, MS, on March 17, 1975, the daughter of Mr. Eugene Dedeaux and Ms. Lillie Mae Snoddy. Tamika attended Biloxi High School. Tamika spent her working career as either a prep cook or in housekeeping at various casinos along the Gulf Coast. Tamika Michelle Snoddy Mason is survived by her father, Eugene Dedeaux; mother, Lillie Mae Snoddy; fianc� Donald (Lil Twin) Ratliff; Seven Sisters: Freida (Anthony) Moffett of Gulfport, MS; Scencia Dedeaux, Gulfport, MS; Cathy Dedeaux, New Orleans, LA; Meridha Dedeaux, New Orleans, LA; Donna Dedeaux, New Orleans, LA; Jacqueline (Tina) Dedeaux, New Orleans, LA; Shamaine Dedeaux, Gulfport, MS; Seven Brothers: Steven (Lakeshia) Snoddy of Meridian, MS; Reginald Dedeaux, Biloxi, MS; Brian Dedeaux, Biloxi, MS; Jerome Dedeaux, Biloxi, MS; Eugene Dedeaux III, New Orleans, LA; Darryl Dedeaux, New Orleans, LA; Byron Dedeaux, New Orleans, one son Mr. Demarkus Snoddy, one daughter Miss Shanika Bolden. Services will be held Friday, February 27, 2015, at 11:00AM with visitation and hour before at St. James Baptist Church, Gulfport. The family of Tamika Michelle Mason has entrusted her care to the professional staff of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME.