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November 21, 2017

Alice Olevia Blount

Alice Olevia Blount

A resident of Jackson, she died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was 78 years old. Visiting will be at The Pentecostals of Clinton, Hwy 10, north of Clinton on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 from 5 pm until 8 pm and continues on Saturday,...

Anne Worthington Elder Blythe

Anne Worthington Elder Blythe

Anne Worthington Elder Blythe passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Covington LA, at the age of 92. Mrs. Blythe was born in New Orleans, LA on August 22, 1925 and moved to Baton Rouge, LA in 1954. Anne was a volunteer at Woman's Hospital for many years, a member of...

Minister Ernest Burton

Minister Ernest Burton

Minister Ernest Burton, 84, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at Baton Rouge Health Care. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Tuesday, Nov. 21. Religious service at New Hope...

Robie Irwin Casanova

Robie Irwin Casanova

Robie Irwin Casanova, age 83, a resident of Baton Rouge since 1958, passed away on November 20, 2017 at The Crossing, Clarity Hospice. Robie was born on August 13, 1934 in Holly Ridge, Mississippi to David and Jewel Irwin. She grew up in Shaw, MS and graduated with a BS...

Shirley Ray Cuevas (Dean)

Shirley Ray Cuevas (Dean)

A native of Logtown, Miss., raised in Slidell, La., and longtime resident of Baton Rouge, Shirley Ray Dean Cuevas passed away on November 16, 2017, at the age of 86. She was a lifelong homemaker, gifted seamstress, artist, art instructor with the Baton Rouge Council on Aging,...

Vera Paulette Rosser Dozert

Vera Paulette Rosser Dozert

Vera Paulette Rosser Dozert died in the early hours of Monday, November the 20th at the age of 74, in St. Amant, LA surrounded by her loving family. She was a loving wife and mother, had a great sense of style for decorating, smart and witty with a wonderful sense of humor. ...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 21 to Nov. 24, 2017.

Shirlene Dugas (Guidry)

Shirlene Dugas (Guidry)

Shirlene Guidry Dugas passed away from this life on November 20, 2017, at the age of 77. She was the most caring and loving person you could ever meet. Always thinking about others before herself. Shirlene is survived by her husband of 57 years, Don; her children: Missy (&...

Earnestine Early

Earnestine Early

Earnestine Early a native of Baton Rouge, entered eternal rest November 11, 2017 at her residence. She leaves to cherish her memories 4 sons Antonio Early (Shaun), Johnny Early, Roderick Early, and Antoine Early. Nine Sisters, four brothers, three grandchildren and a host of...

Dustin Dean Freeman

Dustin Dean Freeman

Dustin Dean Freeman, 36, of Denham Springs, LA, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. Dustin was a member of Living Word Church of Houma and was an avid outdoorsman. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Monday, Nov. 20, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and...

Paul Donald "Donnie" "Buck Shot" Gascon Jr.

Paul Donald "Donnie" "Buck Shot" Gascon Jr.

"Donnie" passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 8:10 p.m. at the Butterfly Wing in the Baton Rouge General Medical Center after a battle with cancer at the age of 61. He was a native of Port Allen, long time resident of Tennessee where he worked in event planning and...

Mildred Wood Gladney (Saucier)

Mildred Wood Gladney (Saucier)

Mildred Saucier Wood Gladney, born April 7, 1912, to Dr. Merrick Edmond Saucier and Florence Hasson Saucier of Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Millie, a native of Lafayette, had lived in Baton Rouge since World War II. She was twice married, first to...

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Carlos D. Graves

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Carlos D. Graves

Passed away Nov. 10, 2017 at home in Wilson, LA. Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 9am until services at 11am at Pentecostal Community Church 6527 Fort Sholes Drive Wilson, LA. Interment in Ruth Cemetery, Wilson. Arrangements by Richardson Funeral Home of Clinton....

Margie Sproles Hatfield

Margie Sproles Hatfield

Margie passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, at 4:21 a.m., at her home at the age of 73. She was a native of Gilbert, LA and a resident of Port Allen. Margie was a homemaker. Visitation will be at Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen on Wednesday, November 22nd, 10 a.m....

Edna Maxine Taylor Hicks

Edna Maxine Taylor Hicks

Edna Maxine Taylor Hicks, a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, and church servant, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, surrounded by her four sons and family at Ollie Steele Burden Manor Nursing Home in Baton Rouge. Edna was born May...

Michael Wayne Kauffman

Michael Wayne Kauffman

Our beloved Michael "Cat", born on August 12, 1972, has unexpectedly departed this world to go home to be with his Lord on November 19, 2017. He was a faithful man of God, incredible father, loving husband, and a friend to all. Michael "Paved" the way of his life, journey...

Eleanor Davis Kendrick

Eleanor Davis Kendrick

Eleanor Davis Kendrick, resident of Baton Rouge, La., passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at the age of 91 years old. A loving wife, dedicated mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend with a loving heart, Eleanor will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She...

Joseph Bryan LaFleur

Joseph Bryan LaFleur

Joseph Bryan LaFleur, 66, passed away after a year-long battle with brain cancer on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Bryan is survived by his children, Kelly LaFleur, Brent LaFleur, Blake LaFleur, Madison LaFleur (William Lamperez), and Royan LaFleur; mother, Joyce LaFleur;...

Dennis Ray Lavigne

Dennis Ray Lavigne

"All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord abides forever." That word is the good news which was preached to you. 1 Peter 1:24-25 RSV. Dennis Ray Lavigne, 70, of Walker, LA, a loving...

Hamilton Joseph "Hambone" Lemoine

Hamilton Joseph "Hambone" Lemoine

Hamilton ""Hambone"" Joseph Lemoine, age 70, a native of Cottonport, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on November 18, 2017, after a short battle with cancer. Hamilton was a Vietnam Veteran. He was an amazing father, grandfather, and loyal friend to everyone....

Grace Dianne Magee

Grace Dianne Magee

Grace Dianne Magee, age 29, a resident of Prairieville, LA, passed away on November 15, 2017. Grace graduated from Dutchtown High School and received her degree in Cosmetology from Vanguard College of Cosmetology. She was very loved by her family and friends and will be missed...

Martin Ray Mayeux

Martin Ray Mayeux

Martin Ray Mayeux, 71, a resident of Zachary, LA, died on Friday, November 17, 2017. He retired after 42 years with Tembec. There will be a visitation at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. in Zachary, LA on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 5pm until 8pm, with a 7pm Rosary. Visitation...

Kathryn Myers Menard

Kathryn Myers Menard

Kathryn Myers Menard, age 89, a native of south Louisiana, and a resident of Porter, TX, passed away on November 7, 2017. Kathryn graduated from Iota High School and Port Arthur Junior College before marrying and raising a family. Kathryn was an accomplished genealogist,...

Dolores Ada Moore

Dolores Ada Moore

Dolores Ada Moore, entered into eternal rest on November 14, 2017 at the age of 80. Survived by her spouse, Charles C. Moore; daughter, Darlene A. Moore (Brick McFall); grandchildren, Joshua James, II and Walter Gene Donahue, Jr. Preceded in death by her parents, Charley and...

Vincent Michael Moreau

Vincent Michael Moreau

Our little handsome man, Vincent Michael Moreau, went to be in the arms of our Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 19, 2017. He was born on Monday, July 10, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Erin Elizabeth Todd and Jason Paul Moreau. Vincent is survived by his father, Jason...

Frances Lou Morse

Frances Lou Morse

Frances Lou Morse, 79, a resident of Simmesport, La., and a native of Newellton, La., passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in Marksville. Visitation will be on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Niland Funeral Home in New Roads from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Visitation will...

Susie Robins Netter

Susie Robins Netter

Susie Robins Netter, a native of Clinton and a resident of Baton Rouge, passed Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Ollie Steele Burden Manor at the age of 83. Visiting is at Greater King David Baptist Church on Blount Road, beginning at 9 a.m. until religious service at 11 a.m....

Allan G. Pulsipher

Allan G. Pulsipher

Allan G. Pulsipher, of Baton Rouge passed away peacefully, surrounded by his beloved family on Thursday November 16th. He was born in Denver, CO on September 24, 1938. For many years he was executive director of the LSU Center for Energy Studies and Marathon Oil Company...

Dorothy Dorsey Roan

Dorothy Dorsey Roan

Evangelist Dorothy Dorsey Roan entered into eternal rest on November 15, 2017, at the age of 91. Survived by her daughters, Pastor Lena Williams and Terry Robillard-Carter; son, Monroe M. Williams Sr; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation Friday, November...

Jeffrey B. Rutland

Jeffrey B. Rutland

Jeffrey B. Rutland, age 30, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on November 20, 2017. He was an Episcopal High Graduate and National Merit Semifinalist and later attended Louisiana State University. He was employed by MMR Group as a Senior Engineer for the Communications...

Phil Sweetland

Phil Sweetland

A resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Rochester, NY, passed away November 18, 2017, at War Veteran's Home in Jackson at age 91. A lifelong pilot, Phil was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran. He retired from the State of Louisiana as a pilot. Phil is survived by his wife...

Lillie Mae S. Tillery

Lillie Mae S. Tillery

Lillie Mae S. Tillery, 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at her home. Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Friday, Nov. 24 until religious service at 11 am. Presiding Elder Otis Lewis,...

Rosa Mae "Tee" Torres

Rosa Mae "Tee" Torres

Rosa Mae Torres, resident of Donaldsonville and native of St. James, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the age of 91. She was a retired sales clerk at X-Ray Pharmacy having worked there for 59 years. Rosa Mae loved knitting and reading. She is survived by her...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2017.

Roy Dave Vedros Sr.

Roy Dave Vedros Sr.

Roy Dave Vedros, Sr. passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 63. He was born on Saturday, January 23, 1954 in Raceland, Louisiana to Cleveland and Gertrude Vedros. He was the owner of Hidden Oaks Campground, a firefighter, a Mason...

Margaret Vidrine (Noto)

Margaret Vidrine (Noto)

Margaret Noto Vidrine, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at the age of 85. She was born on July 31, 1932, to Anthony and Lena A. Noto. She was a retired telephone operator. She enjoyed watching the New Orleans Saints and LSU play...

November 20, 2017

Emile Anthony "E. A." Ackoury Jr.

Emile Anthony "E. A." Ackoury Jr.

Emile Anthony "E. A." Ackoury Jr., age 88, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on November 17, 2017. E. A. graduated from Catholic High School, UL Lafayette, and received his Master's Degree education from LSU. E. A. was married to Carolyn Slaton from 1961 until her death...

Mary Aucoin (Pope)

Mary Aucoin (Pope)

Mary was born in Columbia, Mississippi April 29, 1949 and died November 15, 2017 in Napoleonville, Louisiana. She leaves behind her husband of 46 1/2 years. She is survived by her husband, Roy J. Aucoin; children, Winnifred "Winnie" Carpenter and Hank, Dean P. Aucoin and...

Philip Oliver Brabham

Philip Oliver Brabham

Mr. Philip, age 73, a native of Mississippi and resident of Holden, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He proudly served his country as an Army Vietnam Veteran, and was a member of American Legion Post 258, and Amvets Post LA...

Dr. Walter Butler

Dr. Walter Butler

Dr. Walter Butler, age 92, joined his beloved wife and many other loved ones in heaven on Monday, November 13th. He was born in Centerville, Mississippi, on March 25, 1925, and raised in Jones County. He married his precious Annie Pearl Smith on February 24, 1950. They were...

Carla Marie Candella

Carla Marie Candella

Sister Carla Marie Candella, 91, passed away peacefully on Nov. 15, 2017, at St. Mary of the Pines, Chatawa, MS. Morning prayer and visitation for Sister Carla Marie will be at 9:00 AM on Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, at St. Teresa Church in Chatawa and the Eucharistic Celebration will...

Rosalie A. Collins

Rosalie A. Collins

A native White Castle, LA and resident of Plaquemine, Rosalie passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the age of 103. She met her husband William T. Collins while working for an aircraft company in California during WWII, eventually returning to Baton Rouge. Rosalie had a...

Roosevelt Henry Epps

Roosevelt Henry Epps

Funeral services for Roosevelt Henry Epps age 75 will be held Monday, November 20, 2017 at Greater New Galilee Baptist Church, 9185 Wilbur St. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00. Interment Hope Cemetery. Services entrusted to Carney Mackey Funeral...

Robert Gordon "Bobby" Evans

Robert Gordon "Bobby" Evans

Robert "Bobby" Gordon Evans, 57 of Maurepas, passed away with family by his side at the Lady of the Lake Hospital on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 8:30 p.m. He was born Friday, July 15, 1960, in Gonzales, La., to the late Marie Antoinette Tillett and Paul Buford Evans Sr....

Marian Martin "Gayle" Guillory

Marian Martin "Gayle" Guillory

It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of Marian Martin ""Gayle"" Guillory. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Gayle passed away unexpectedly at the Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet on Monday, November 13, 2017. Gayle was a graduate of St. John...

Marian Gill Moses

Marian Gill Moses

Marian Gill Moses passed away Tuesday night as a result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident. She was 81 years old, born to Aubrey and Mary Agnes Gill in Dallas TX on July 20, 1936. Since 1959 she lived in Baton Rouge. Marian was a graduate of North Texas University. She...

Daniel "Danny" Robertson

Daniel "Danny" Robertson

Daniel Ray Robertson, Ph.D "Danny," 69, passed away after an extended battle with illness on November 15, 2017 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Center in Baton Rouge, La. Born in 1948, Danny grew up in Baker, Louisiana. After graduating Baker High School in 1966, Danny...

Charles Lenton Sartain Jr.

Charles Lenton Sartain Jr.

Judge C. Lenton Sartain Jr. passed away peacefully November 15 at the age of 97. He was born September 19, 1920, and was a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. As a child, he enjoyed spending his summers in French Settlement with many cousins and his grandmother who only spoke...

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Curtis "Chester" Varice

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Curtis "Chester" Varice

Curtis "Chester" Varice a native of Baton Rouge passed away on Nov. 12, 2017 at the age 83. Viewing will be held Nov. 21, 2017 from 9 am until services at 11 am at Promise Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Rd., Baton Rouge. Carney Mackey Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Curtis Varice

Curtis Varice

Funeral services for Curtis Varice age 83, will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Rd. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Interment Private. Services entrusted to Carney Mackey Funeral Home, 1576...

Mary L. Wilson

Mary L. Wilson

Mrs. Mary L. Wilson, age 75, died on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 11:50 am at Ocean Springs Hospital. She was a native of Baton Rouge, LA and a resident of Vancleave, MS. She retired from Local#198 as a pipefitter. She was preceded in death by her father, Philomeno...

November 19, 2017

Barbara "Nell" Bourg (Sims)

Barbara "Nell" Bourg (Sims)

Barbara "Nell" Sims Bourg, born Feb. 1, 1941, passed away Nov. 17, 2017 at the age of 77. She was a native of Raceland and resident of Walker. Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 PM on Sunday, with funeral at 6:00 PM at McLin & Manley Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Online...

Norman "Wade" Gordon Sr.

Norman "Wade" Gordon Sr.

Norman "Wade" Gordon, Sr. passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017. He was a resident of Holden, Louisiana. Wade was a beloved husband, father, brother, and uncle. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Albany and a member of James Chapel United Methodist Church. He is...

Julie Yvonne Hawkland

Julie Yvonne Hawkland

Julie Yvonne Hawkland, 61, lovingly known to friends and family as "JuJu," passed away Friday, October 27, 2017, after a valiant fight with cancer. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Julie spent the majority of her life in South Louisiana. Although a Texan by birth, she...

Dennis W. Kilborn

Dennis W. Kilborn

A loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, Dennis W. Kilborn went to his eternal home on Thursday, November 16, 2017. He was 62 years old. Dennis was an avid LSU, Saints and Nascar fan, but he especially loved to cook. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his loving...

Mark M. McDowell

Mark M. McDowell

Mark M. McDowell, 48, of Livingston departed from this life on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born on December 31, 1967 in Baton Rouge; he was a resident of Livingston; and enjoyed fishing and especially personal fitness;...

November 18, 2017

Gayle Washington Thomas Butler

Gayle Washington Thomas Butler

Gayle Washington Thomas Butler passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the age of 64. She was born in New Orleans, La., on July 3, 1953. She was a graduate of G. W. Carver High School and attended SUNO. Beloved wife of William Butler; mother of Shirlena (Spencer)...

Emma Carroll (Hill)

Emma Carroll (Hill)

A life long resident of Maringouin, LA, Emma was called home to be with our Lord & Savior on Wednesday November 9, 2017 at Tulane Medical Center at the age of 88. Visitation services will be held Friday November 17, 2017 at St. Peter United Methodist Church located 77675 pecan...

Eddie Lee Conish Jr.

Eddie Lee Conish Jr.

Eddie Lee Conish, Jr., surrounded by his family, on November 12, 2017 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge passed his earthly labors to receive his heavenly crown. Eddie was born on October 1, 1972 to the late Eddie Lee Conish, Sr. and Lula Mae Conish of St. Elmo,...

Eddie Lee Conish Jr.

Eddie Lee Conish Jr.

Eddie Lee Conish Jr., 45, of Gonzales, La., departed this life on Sunday, November 11, at Our Lady of Lake Hospital, He was Owner/Barber/Stylist of One Stop Barber Shop and Salon in Gonzales. Visiting at True Light Worship Center, Gonzales, on Saturday, November 18, from 8AM...

LaVerne G. DeBose

LaVerne G. DeBose

LaVerne G. DeBose, age 55, a resident of Donaldsonville, passed away at her home Saturday, November 11, 2017. Visitation will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9:00 AM until funeral service at 10:00 AM at Virginia Baptist Church, 145 Virginia Street, Belle Rose, LA...

Brenda Menuet Dunham

Brenda Menuet Dunham

Brenda Menuet Dunham, June 19, 1940 - November 12, 2017. A native New Orleanean and longtime resident of Baton Rouge, Brenda Dunham of Diamondhead, MS passed away peacefully with her devoted sons John Dunham and Brett Dunham at her side. Accompanying her sons were John's...

Scott Joseph Folse

Scott Joseph Folse

Scott Joseph Folse passed away unexpectedly on Monday November 13, 2017, at 54 years of age. Born on October 5, 1963, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Scott was a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge and Prairieville. A humble man deeply grounded in faith, his gentle, quiet and loving...

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