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April 26, 2018

Ellen Anderson

Ellen Anderson

Ellen passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at the age of 60. She was a records investigator with the State of Louisiana Dept. of Justice; resident of Port Allen, LA and a native of Lancaster, WI. Private family services will be held at a later date. She is survived by her...

Walter Anderson Jr.

Walter Anderson Jr.

Walter entered into eternal rest at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. He was a 77 year old native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of St. Francisville, Louisiana. Visitation at Cedar Grove B.C., Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:00...

Sandra Gerlach 'Sandi' Andry

Sandra Gerlach 'Sandi' Andry

Sandra Gerlach Andry, 71 of Gonzales, La. passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of April 24, 2018 at her residence. Born on October 4, 1946 of Edwin and Marjorie Lard Gerlach in New Orleans, La. she graduated from Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge, La. and...

Jimmie Dale "Jimbo" Belleau Jr.

Jimmie Dale "Jimbo" Belleau Jr.

Jimmie "Jimbo" Dale Belleau Jr. passed away on April 23, 2018. He was a graduate of Woodlawn High School and was employed as a Construction Manager at Level Homes. Jimmie had an infectious smile and a sense of humor that kept everyone around him laughing. He worked hard,...

Mary Blalock (Mayers)

Mary Blalock (Mayers)

Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother passed away on Monday April 23, 2018. She leaves behind son, Tim and wife Kim, son Rickey and wife Pat, daughter Linda and husband Oran. Six grandchildren, Chants, Brianna, Melissa, Jennifer, Casey and...

Pastor Harold Lloyd Brooks Sr.

Pastor Harold Lloyd Brooks Sr.

Pastor Harold Lloyd Brooks Sr., 77, a native and resident of Donaldsonville, La., answered the call to his Heavenly home on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Accord Rehabilitation Hospital in Plaquemine, La. He is survived by his life partner of 54 years, Melvina Kelley Brooks;...

Alva Eugene Burleigh Jr.

Alva Eugene Burleigh Jr.

Alva Eugene Burleigh Jr., a resident of Jarreau, died peacefully on April 24, 2018. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend. He was born on June 13, 1935, in Alexandria. Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Grace Johnson...

Benjamin "Ben" Butler Sr.

Benjamin "Ben" Butler Sr.

Benjamin "Ben" Butler Sr. departed this life on Sunday, April 21, 2018, at Prevost Memorial Hospital in Donaldsonville, LA. He was 90, a native and resident of Donaldsonville, LA. Visiting at Williams and Southall Funeral Home, 101 Loop 945, Donaldsonville, LA on Thursday,...

Richard Henry Butler

Richard Henry Butler

Richard 'Dickie Boy' Butler of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on April 15, 2018. He was a beloved father, grandfather and friend. He was born April 5, 1945, in Baton Rouge to parents Willie Butler and Ruth Burgess Butler. He spent his...

William Freeman "Bill" Caballero Jr.

William Freeman "Bill" Caballero Jr.

William "Bill" Freeman Caballero Jr., age 73, entered eternal rest surrounded by his family on the 22nd of April 2018 after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. He was born in White Castle, LA, and resided in Baton Rouge, LA. Bill was a devoted husband to Agatha Martinez...

Michael Anthony "Mike" Cire

Michael Anthony "Mike" Cire

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7 A celebration of the life of Michael Anthony Cire, who was born on February 14, 1970 and went to be with Jesus on April 19, 2018, will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at St....

James Alton "Jim" Clarke

James Alton "Jim" Clarke

James Alton "Jim" Clarke, a resident of Prairieville, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, after a long, hard fought battle with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and dementia. His death at the age of 79 demonstrates the tenacity in which he lived his life and played his favorite card...

Catherine M. "Cat" Collins

Catherine M. "Cat" Collins

Entered into eternal rest at her residence in Woodville, Mississippi, on Friday, April 13, 2018. She was a 36-year-old native of Natchez, Mississippi. Visitation at Miller & Daughter Mortuary, Zachary, Louisiana, Friday, April 27, 2018, from 9:00 am until service at 11:00 am...

Paul T. D'Albor Sr.

Paul T. D'Albor Sr.

Paul was born November 23, 1918 in Plaquemine, La where he resided his entire life. He passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the age of 99. A devoted husband and father who served his country in World War II and his community as City Councilman. He...

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George Dabney Jr.

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George Dabney Jr.

A resident of Donaldsonville passed away on Sun., April 22, at the age of 61. Visiting 10 AM on Sat., April 28 at Greater Israel Baptist Church, Belle Rose, until religious services at 11 AM, conducted by Rev. Ronald Dorsey, Pastor. Interment in the church cemetery....

Brad Charles Dawson

Brad Charles Dawson

Brad went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the age of 48. He was a resident of Prairieville, LA. Brad was an avid sportsman, who really enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a true gentleman and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Brad leaves behind...

Nancy Ann Smith Drago

Nancy Ann Smith Drago

Nancy Ann Smith Drago, a resident of Central, passed away at the age of 71, on April 21, 2018. Nancy was born on June 29, 1946 to Ann and Hugh Smith. She graduated from Hammond High School in 1964 and was married to Roma Paul Drago on August 5, 1967. Nancy was a devoted...

Marguerite Inez Frohn "Ritz" Easley

Marguerite Inez Frohn "Ritz" Easley

Marguerite "Ritz" Inez Frohn Easley. No, your beauty should come from inside you – the beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit. That beauty will never disappear and it is worth very much to God. 1 Peter 3:3-4. Marguerite, better known as Ritz, was a beautiful wife, mother,...

Marilyn Ann "Ms. Flip" Edwards

Marilyn Ann "Ms. Flip" Edwards

Marilyn Ann Edwards, 66, a resident of East Baton Rouge Parish, died peacefully on April 21, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center. She is survived by her son, Anthony "Tony" Chatman; two daughters, Lynette Chatman and Krystle Smith; five grandchildren, Stephen,...

Amy Alisha Slaton Evans

Amy Alisha Slaton Evans

Amy Alisha Slaton Evans, 41, of Denham Springs, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 21, 2018 with her husband of 22 years by her side. Alisha was a proud graduate of MTC Pharmacy Technician Program. She was also a devoted Army Wife, known as the hardest job in the...

Roger Wayne Fernandez

Roger Wayne Fernandez

Roger Wayne Fernandez, 78 years old of Loranger, Louisiana, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was born on September 10, 1939, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Sylvester and Edolia Istre Fernandez. Roger...

Jonie Lee Gum Foster

Jonie Lee Gum Foster

Jonie Lee Gum Foster, beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister passed away peacefully Wednesday night, April 18, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospice Carpenter House in Baton Rouge after a courageous and hard fought battle with cancer. She was 50 years old and a Baton Rouge native. ...

Helen Ann Billiodeaux Hariford

Helen Ann Billiodeaux Hariford

Helen Ann Hariford, 71, a resident of Port Allen, Louisiana and a native of Cottonport, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. peacefully at her daughter's home in Port Allen, after a courageous battle with cancer. Our sweet Mama and Maw-Maw was surrounded by her...

A.R. Harris Jr.

A.R. Harris Jr.

A.R. Harris, Jr., age 70, a resident of New Roads, LA, passed away at home on April 21, 2018. He was surrounded by his family. A.R. graduated from Catholic High in 1964 and later attended USL. He joined the US Marine Corp, serving in Vietnam and later honorably discharged in...

Drucella Hogan

Drucella Hogan

Drucella Hogan will be held 10 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 1743 Convention Street with interment to follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Services have been entrusted to Winnfield Funeral Home.

Timothy Edward "Tim" Holley

Timothy Edward "Tim" Holley

Timothy Edward Holley was called home on Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was surrounded by family and friends. He was a resident of Bluff Creek and was retired from Shintech. Visiting will be at Bluff Creek Baptist Church on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5 pm until 8 pm. Saturday...

Donald Glenn Hooper

Donald Glenn Hooper

Donald Glenn Hooper, a native of Moss Bluff, LA and a resident of Denham Springs, passed away peacefully at his home at 4:01 a.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the age of 81. Don achieved 57 years of Public Works Design including 55 years of Highway Design. Post retirement,...

Jacqueline "Tootsie" Jackson

Jacqueline "Tootsie" Jackson

Jacqueline Jackson 'Tootsie' of St. Gabriel, LA, was born on August 22, 1964, and departed this life on April 19, 2018, at Capital Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Religious services will be Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at First Mt Carmel Baptist Church, 2105...

Birdie Lewis Dominique Jefferson

Birdie Lewis Dominique Jefferson

A resident of Donaldsonville departed from this life Friday, April 20, 2018, at her home at the age of 95. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Jones, three great-grandchildren: Kirkechia Chatman, Kiran Chatman and Kirk Jarvis Jones Jr.; and four great-great-grandchildren....

Mitchell "Mitch" Johnson

Mitchell "Mitch" Johnson

Mitchell Johnson was born July 11, 1941. He passed away April 16, 2018. Mitch was a native of native of Knox, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA. He was a retired construction worker at Baber Brothers Contractor for 36 years. Visitation on Saturday, April 28, from 9:00 am...

James "Jimmy" Johnston

James "Jimmy" Johnston

Jimmy Johnston, 66, was a lifetime resident of Baton Rouge, La. He was a dad, grandpa, great grandpa, brother and Uncle. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents Harry and Shirley Johnston and wife Donna Bennett Johnston. He is...

Zayden Jamie Michael Lane

Zayden Jamie Michael Lane

Infant Zayden Jamie Michael Lane passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2018, at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge at the age of one day old. A graveside service will be held at 6:30 PM , Thursday April 26, 2018, at the Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery. He is survived by his...

John Herman Lavergne

John Herman Lavergne

Entered into eternal rest on April 16, 2018 at the age of 65. Survived by his wife, Martha R. Lavergne; son, Justin Smith; sisters, Lula Laveign Robertson and Mary Foreman. Preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Mary Lavergne; 9 brothers and 1 son. Visitation Saturday,...

Calvin Joseph "Tee-Boom" Leonard Jr.

Calvin Joseph "Tee-Boom" Leonard Jr.

Calvin Joseph ""Tee-Boom"" Leonard, Jr., age 54, born February 21, 1964, died April 16, 2018. He was a native of Donaldsonville and resident of Coon Rapids, Minnesota. He attended Donaldsonville High and was a construction worker. He was a great father and friend to all who...

Berlin "Bigfoot" Lockhart Sr.

Berlin "Bigfoot" Lockhart Sr.

Berlin Lockhart Sr. was born January 1, 1924, and departed this life peacefully at home holding the hand of his wife of 71 years. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a retired Livingston Parish Sheriff Deputy and a retired staff of MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home. He...

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Bradford Latrell Louis

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Bradford Latrell Louis

A resident of Plaquemine passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the age of 27. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 26 from 1-6 pm at Roscoe Mortuary. Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 27 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church at noon, Pastor Clyde McNell....

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Brian Clifton Lynch

Brian Clifton Lynch

Brian Clifton Lynch passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 25, 1952, of Robert Haskell Lynch and Lola Adams Lynch. He attended University High School until he moved with his family to Franklinton, Louisiana,...

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Gary A. Matthews

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Gary A. Matthews

A resident on Clinton, Gary passed away April 21, 2018. He was 64. Visitation will be Fri. April 27th from 6-8 pm at Richardson Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral Service will be Sat. April 28th,11 am at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Clinton. Interment in St. Peter UMC...

Albert 'Al' Mayers Jr.

Albert 'Al' Mayers Jr.

A loving husband, father, grandfather & great grandfather, Albert died April 21, 2018 peacefully in his sleep. He was 93, a lifelong native and resident of Baton Rouge. A retired professional engineer, & founder of Mayers & Associates in 1956. He practiced...

Irwin Dale McKnight

Irwin Dale McKnight

Mr. Irwin Dale McKnight, a resident of Central, LA, passed away on April 23, 2018 at the age of 72. He was born on November 14, 1945 in Baton Rouge, LA to parents Emmett and Eunice McKnight. Mr. McKnight is a graduate of Istrouma High School and served his country in the Army....

Thelma Marie Mealy-Trackling

Thelma Marie Mealy-Trackling

Thelma Marie Mealy-Trackling, 54 of Baton Rouge, passed away on Tues. Apr. 17, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. Thelma leaves to cherish her loving memories: two daughters, Lasheka Mealy and Faith Trackling; one sister, Angela Faye Mealy (Jeff); two brothers, Amos...

Barbara Ann Morgan (Hunt)

Barbara Ann Morgan (Hunt)

A longtime and distinguished educator from East Baton Rouge Parish, Barbara Ann Hunt Morgan "transitioned from earth to glory" Saturday, April, 21, 2018, at her home in Park Vista, Baton Rouge, Louisiana surrounded by her loving family. She was a Godly woman, devoted wife,...

Randy Glenn Moss

Randy Glenn Moss

A memorial service for Randy Glenn Moss will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 26th, 2018, at the Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until service begins. In Lieu of flowers, the family invites friends and family to make donations to The...

Hezekiah Nelson

Hezekiah Nelson

Entered into eternal rest on April 24, 2018, at the age of 80. Visitation Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:00 am until religious service at 10:00 am, Hall's Celebration Center, 9348 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA. Reverend Garrett Brown, officiating. Interment Louisiana National...

Ernest Joseph Noel Jr.

Ernest Joseph Noel Jr.

Ernest entered into eternal rest on April 20, 2018 at the age of 72. Survived by his wife, Madeline Borris Noel; son, Jeffery Tyron; sister, Delories Gasaway; 7 grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Rowena Noel; 1 son, Ernest J. Noel, III. Visitation...

Jimmy Ray Parrish

Jimmy Ray Parrish

Our beloved Jimmy Ray Parrish, or Big Jim as he was affectionately known, was called to Heaven to be with his Savior, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. He was a devoted father, grandfather, former deacon of 60 years, Korean War Veteran, and friend. Jimmy Ray was a native of Jones...

Lucille Ballard Lewis Pierson

Lucille Ballard Lewis Pierson

Lucille Pierson, 88, of Holden, Louisiana died peacefully surrounded by her family on April 22, 2018. She was a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend. She was born on Feb. 12, 1930 and lived her entire life in Holden Louisiana. She was a...

Eyvonne Ricks

Eyvonne Ricks

Eyvonne Ricks, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge. She was born August 20, 1935, in Kentwood and was 82 years of age. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Kentwood and IRA #84 Order of Eastern...

Allen "Sarge" Riley Sr.

Allen "Sarge" Riley Sr.

Allen entered into eternal rest at his residence in Zachary, Louisiana on Saturday, April 14, 2018. He was a 21 year U.S. Army veteran and also retired from Crown Zellerbach Paper Mill. Visitation at Miller & Daughter Mortuary on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 4-6 pm;...

Norman Francis Rivero Jr.

Norman Francis Rivero Jr.

Norman Francis Rivero, Jr. a commercial fisherman and life long resident of Bayou Pigeon died Monday, April 16, 2016 at his home at the age of 74. Visiting Friday, April 27,2018 9AM until 11AM at 25325 LA Highway1 Plaquemine. Survivors: His wife Melva Rivers, Two Sons:...

Octavia Sansovich (Ledoux)

Octavia Sansovich (Ledoux)

Octavia Ledoux Sansovich passed away at the age of 90 in Baton Rouge, LA surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband Michel Edward Sansovich Jr., her parents Aline Marie and William James Ledoux and her brother William James Ledoux Jr. Octavia is...

Jason Scott

Jason Scott

Jason Scott, age 43, a native and resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018. He leaves to cherish his memories two children, Skylar Dabney, and Blake Scott. Visitation on Friday, April 27, 2018, 9 am., until religious service at 11:30 am., at...

Alfred Bruce Shapiro

Alfred Bruce Shapiro

Alfred Bruce Shapiro, 75, of Baton Rouge, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, surrounded by his loving wife Kristina Webb (Boyle) and many friends. Al was a native of Alexandria, Louisiana, and the son of Morris and Mary Fern (Clyde) Shapiro, by whom he is...

Myrtis Abigail 'Gail' Covington Sibley

Myrtis Abigail 'Gail' Covington Sibley

Gail, at the age of 84, passed quietly on April 21, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifetime resident of Walker, a devoted Christian and member of Judson Baptist Church. Preparing to meet her in Heaven are her loving husband of 67 years, Ray; children: Jake...

Mary Susan Simmons (Moore)

Mary Susan Simmons (Moore)

Susan Moore Simmons, 89, died April 13, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA after suffering a stroke. Born October 29, 1928 in Chicago, IL to James Clifton Moore and Nancy Gladys Daniel Moore of Bogalusa, LA. Susan was reared in Angie, Bogalusa and New Orleans and graduated from Sidney...

Bobby Hugh 'Robby' Smith Jr.

Bobby Hugh 'Robby' Smith Jr.

Bobby "Robby" Hugh Smith, Jr., 55, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at his home in Denham Springs, LA. Robby was pure "Country", right down to it being his C.B. handle as a truckdriver. He loved to be outdoors, hunting, fishing, and just being with his family. Robby was a...

Janie Smith

Janie Smith

Entered into eternal rest at Lane Regional Medical Center on Sunday, April 22, 2018. She was an 83-year-old native and resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Visitation at Promise Land B.C., Monday, April 30, 2018, from 9:00 am until service at 11:00 am conducted by Rev. Perry...

Jared Todd Smith

Jared Todd Smith

Jared Todd Smith, age 54, a resident of Capital House, passed away on April 22, 2018. Jared is survived by his two brothers, Joshua Smith and Jordan Smith; and two sisters, Heather Smith Bergeron and Brittany F. Smith. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Jean Pitre;...

Shawn Spears

Shawn Spears

Entered into eternal rest at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center on Saturday, April 14, 2018. She was a 52 year old native of the Alsen Community. Visitation at Mount Bethel B.C., Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 8:30 am until service at 10:00 am conducted by Rev....

Ethel Marie Spiers

Ethel Marie Spiers

Ethel Marie Spiers passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, after a lengthy illness, a native of Baton Rouge and a resident of Denham Springs, at the age of 73 years. Survived by her beloved husband of 55 years Carlton Spiers Jr. who has named her an honorary "Dixie-Rat"; her...

Antonio Alvarez Sterling

Antonio Alvarez Sterling

Funeral Services for Antonio Alvarez Sterling will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, 312 Old Rafe Meyer Rd. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Stanley Plain Officiating. Interment private. Services...

Dana Theresa Strickland (Sharon)

Dana Theresa Strickland (Sharon)

Dana Theresa Sharon Strickland passed away April 21, 2018, at her home in Watson, Louisiana. She is survived by her husband, Bryan Strickland Sr; her sons Heath, Bryan Jr, and John Strickland. Her parents, Ralph and Lorita Sharon, sister Melissa Hebert, grandmother Theresa...

Jessie Mae Jennings Taylor

Jessie Mae Jennings Taylor

Jessie Mae Jennings Taylor, 79, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 21 at her home surrounded by loved ones, following an extended illness. The Bogalusa native was the daughter of Jessie "Red" McClendon Jennings and Johnie Mae Quillian Jennings. She was an avid Bridge...

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