Alfonse L. "Melvin Lee" Chatman
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Alfonse L. (Melvin Lee) Chatman passed away on July 17, 2020 at the age of 63. He was a native of Natchez, MS and a long time resident of Baton Rouge, LA. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Heavenly Hope Ministry, 3940 Prescott Rd., Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Dr. Johnny B. Young, Jr. officiating. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Joe Ann Chatman, five sons Melvin-Shawn Bailey (Faith), Merton-Shane Bailey both of New Orleans, Joshua Mason, Donell Buckley (Katrina), Desmon Mason all of Baton Rouge. Also survived by 16 grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Celia A. Davis-Dixon and Issac (Sap) Chatman ll, sister Winnie A. Blanton, grandparents Hugo and Carrie Davis, Issac, Sr. and Winnie Chatman, Step-Father Harry Dixon. Alfonse loved his work as a Mechanic and a Cement Finisher. He was a generous and caring individual who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

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Published in The Advocate from Jul. 30 to Aug. 1, 2020.
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August 14, 2020
So sorry to hear about Melvin. God knows he was my true friend. Joann be strong I’ll keep you in my prayers
Shirley Owens
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July 31, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Your cousin, The Dunbar’s.
Christann Payton
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July 30, 2020
Eternal Affection Arrangement- BASKET INCLUDED
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