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May 24, 2020

Curtis Joseph Blanchard

Curtis Joseph Blanchard

Curtis Joseph Blanchard, 77, a lifelong native and resident of Pierre Part, LA, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020. Curtis was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grand father and friend to many. He was a member of the Jaycee's, Knights of Columbus and he was also...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 23, 2020 to May 24, 2020.

Terry Allen Campbell Sr.

Terry Allen Campbell Sr.

Terry Allen Campbell, Sr., 73, a resident of Central, went to be with his family on Thursday, May 21, 2020. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. He is survived by his children, Melissa Morgan and husband, Dave of Zachary, Cherylynn Hamm-Dotson and husband,...

Donald Ray Clark

Donald Ray Clark

Donald Ray Clark a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on May 18, 2020. Donald was a graduate of Scotlandville High School class on 1964. He was a Capital Transit bus driver for twenty-five years. He also serviced in the United States Air Forces. He is...

Dale Cryer

Dale Cryer

Dale Cryer, age 95, a native of Baton Rouge and resident of Gonzales, Louisiana passed away on May 20, 2020. Dale was a loving husband, dad, grandpaw, great grandpaw, brother and veteran. Dale was born in Stephens, Arkansas. He was a World War II and Korean War Veteran who...

Linda Ann Drinkwater Dobson

Linda Ann Drinkwater Dobson

Linda Ann Drinkwater Dobson, age 75, a native of Plaquemine, passed away May 22, 2020 after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles (Bud) and Bernice Drinkwater and her brother, Charlie Drinkwater. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Larry...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 24, 2020 to May 26, 2020.

Audrey Mae Fort

Audrey Mae Fort

Sister Audrey Mae Fort was born November 10, 1929 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the late Mr. Richard Fort and Mrs. Cornelia Dangerfield Fort. Sister Fort was baptized in 1957 at Second Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She remained a faithful member for many years...

Norma Alford Garner

Norma Alford Garner

Norma Alford Garner, born in the Central community and a resident of Baton Rouge. She was married for 58 years and spent most of those years as a military wife living in many places. She graduated from Central High School and L.S.U. Proceeded in death by her husband, Walter L....

Diane Elliott Gibbens

Diane Elliott Gibbens

Diane Elliott Gibbens passed away last Wednesday morning, May 20, at the age of 79, at her home in her native Baton Rouge. She will be remembered by many as a charming and loving mother and grandma. She is preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Thaïs Chaney Elliott, and...

Thomas Casey Goodwyne

Thomas Casey Goodwyne

Thomas Casey Goodwyne of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the age of 86. He was born in New Orleans, LA and resided in Belle Chasse for 53 years. He was the beloved husband of Jean Ruckert Goodwyne for 54 years. He was the father of Robert...

Marie Louise Tureaud "MaLou" Grosch

Marie Louise Tureaud "MaLou" Grosch

Marie Louise "MaLou" Tureaud Grosch, a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on May 21, 2020, the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ. Marie was a graduate of Tulane University, College of Business Administration. She was a member of St....

Carol Conerly Hopper

Carol Conerly Hopper

Carol Conerly Hopper, age 74, passed away on May 17, 2020, with her family by her side. She was born July 1, 1945 in Baton Rouge, the second of four children. Her father was the branch manager for Sealtest Foods while her mother ran the house. Carol graduated from Baton Rouge...

Tami Lynn Howard

Tami Lynn Howard

Tami Lynn Howard, passed away on May 21, 2020 at Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet at the age 50. Visitation will be held on Tuesday May 26, 2020 at 12pm until 12:30 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs, La. She leaves to cherish her memories...

Raymond Alan "Ray" Jenkins

Raymond Alan "Ray" Jenkins

Raymond Alan "Ray" Jenkins, age 38, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 30, 2020. He was a resident of Baton Rouge. A construction worker for Dow Chemical, Ray was interested in Radiographic and Ultra Sonic Technology, loved cooking, hunting, fishing and time with...

Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Tulane Medical Center. He was a 69 year old lifelong resident of Port Allen, Louisiana. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 39 years, Paulette Johnson; daughters, Monique Johnson-Jones (Stefan) and...

Henry "Buck" Jones II

Henry "Buck" Jones II

On Friday, May 22, 2020 in his home in Denham Springs, Henry "Buck" Jones, II, a long-time resident and founder of Jones Signs, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 69. He was born in Baton Rouge, La on August 9, 1950 to the late Mary Keaton of Bogalusa, LA and the late...

Bertha Fisher Kern

Bertha Fisher Kern

Bertha Fisher Kern passed away on May 21, 2020. Born on February 1st, 1933 to Lilian and Joseph Fisher. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans but moved to Baton Rouge in 2009. She graduated from Tulane School of Business Administration. She was president and cofounder...

Lois E. Knight

Lois E. Knight

Ms. Lois E. Knight, age 80, transitioned to her heavenly home, Monday, April 27, 2020 at 4:44 am. Ms. Knight, a native of St. James, LA and resident of Baton Rouge, LA, was known for her devotion to her faith and love for her daughter and grandchildren. Those who knew her,...

James Raymond 'Jim' Le Blanc

James Raymond 'Jim' Le Blanc

James "Jim" Raymond Le Blanc, a native of DeQuincy, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on May 16, 2020 at the age of 87. James was a longtime member of St. George Catholic Church. After graduation from DeQuincy High School, he served in the US Navy from August...

Richard Hall LeDoux

Richard Hall LeDoux

Richard Hall LeDoux was born on December 15, 1943 and passed away on May 16, 2020. Many would say that he was one of those persons "larger than life." Richard spent every day of his adult life living as though it would be his last. He was a kind, caring, giving person; loving...

Rodney James Lemoine

Rodney James Lemoine

"…my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, Lord, every day; I spread out my hands to you." – Psalm 88:9. Rodney James Lemoine, 79 was a native of Plaucheville and a resident of Baton Rouge passed away on Friday May 22, 2020 at his residence. He was a very devoted husband,...

Kenneth "Fox" Montgomery Sr.

Kenneth "Fox" Montgomery Sr.

Kenneth "Fox" Montgomery, Sr., entered into eternal rest at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Zachary, Louisiana. Viewing at Miller and Daughter Mortuary on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 9:00 am until 10:45 am; because of...

Delores L. Sheppard

Delores L. Sheppard

Delores L. Sheppard departed her earthly life peacefully on the morning of Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home in Baton Rouge, LA. Delores was born August 26, 1944, the second child and only daughter of William C. and Louisa Lipscomb, Sr. Dee, as she was so fondly called, by...

Lester Nelson 'Les' Strange

Lester Nelson 'Les' Strange

Lester "Les" Nelson Strange, 76, a resident of Greenwell Springs and born in Brookhaven, MS, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. He was a retired boilermaker with Local 582. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Les is survived by his loving wife of 54 years,...

Glenn Robert Timmons

Glenn Robert Timmons

Glenn Robert Timmons, 81, a resident of St. Francisville and born in Danville, IL, passed away on May 15, 2020 at his home. He retired as President from Harry L. Laws and Co in West Baton Rouge. A private family service will be held with burial to follow in Elmwood Cemetery in...

William J. Washington III

William J. Washington III

A native of White Castle was called to his eternal home on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the age of 59. He leaves to cherish his memories a daughter Dominica D. (Eddie) Howard of Plaquemine, two sons Jamaal W. Washington and Jalen M. (Roberta) Washington both of Plaquemine, 4...

Leon W. "Buck" Wolf Sr.

Leon W. "Buck" Wolf Sr.

Leon W. "Buck" Wolf, Sr., a former resident of Baker for 74 years and a resident of Indianapolis for the last 14 years, died on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Indianapolis at the age of 88. Celebration of life service will be held at a later date. He is survived by his sister Louise...

May 23, 2020

Betty Louise Bateast Banks

Betty Louise Bateast Banks

A retired nurse has passed after 45 years of service. Betty Louise Bateast Banks, a resident of Weyanoke, LA and native of Woodville, MS, transitioned from this life on May 14, 2020 at Baton Rouge General Hospital Bluebonnet at the age of 77. She served the community for 45...

Yvonne Marie Guidry Bible

Yvonne Marie Guidry Bible

"Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate." Proverbs 31:31. Yvonne Marie Guidry Bible passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the age of 71, at Ochsner Baton Rouge Hospital. She was a native of Golden Meadow, spending her...

James Milton Blades

James Milton Blades

James Milton Blades, a resident of Walker, LA, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at his home. He was born December 27, 1946 in Kentwood, LA and was 73 years of age. He was a U. S. Marine Corps Veteran of Vietnam where he received two Purple Hearts. He was a retired...

Mary Jane "Black" Cargo

Mary Jane "Black" Cargo

Mary Jane "Black" Cargo departed this life on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at her residence in Napoleonville, LA. She was 69 and a native of Napoleonville, LA. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 11:00am at Evening Star Baptist Church Cemetery,...

Michael David Givens

Michael David Givens

A lifelong resident of Maringouin, Michael Givens departed this life on Friday May 15, 2020 at his home at the age of 57. Michael is survived by his children, Ashley Givens and Michael Givens Jr; three step-children, Jasmine Wilson, Lillie Wilson, and Leo Wilson; two brothers,...

Jessie F. Joseph Sr.

Jessie F. Joseph Sr.

Jessie F. Joseph, Sr., entered into eternal rest on May 15, 2020, at the age of 85. He was a retiree of Moody Price. He is survived by his wife, Annie M. Joseph; daughters, Katherine Joseph Domino (Durell, Jr.), Nichelle J. Hollins (Troy), and JaCynthia T. Joseph; son, Jessie...

Matthew Dwayne Littles Lathan

Matthew Dwayne Littles Lathan

Matthew Dwayne Littles Lathan departed this life on May 17, 2020, at the age of 59. He was a resident of Baton Rouge, LA and a native of Gross Tete, LA. Survived by his children, Nicolas Lathan, Baton Rouge, Matthew Littles, GA, Elizabeth Pearline Lathan, CA, stepsons, Dejon...

Maudris Cador Laws

Maudris Cador Laws

Maudris Cador Laws was called to eternal rest on May 18, 2020. Born in Ventress, Louisiana, on December 22, 1934, she was the eldest of three children to Joseph Walter Cador and Anna Battley Cador. She was blissfully wed to Samuel L. Laws for 44 years until his passing in...

Michelle Lee McLin

Michelle Lee McLin

Michelle Lee McLin, Baton Rouge, 05/06/1977 - 05/13/2020, Age 43 @ 3:00 A.M. Former bus driver for Livingston Parish she is survived by her husband Ryan and three children Ramzie, Alyssa, Brannson, her mother Wanda Weimer, brother Brian, sisters Megan, And Kayla. She is...

Vera Achord Melancon

Vera Achord Melancon

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of Righteousness." 2 Timothy 4: 7 – 8. Vera Achord Melancon was born in Gonzales on September 22, 1936 and spent almost 61 years of her life a resident of...

Bobby G. Miller

Bobby G. Miller

Bobby G. Miller, age 70, and a longtime resident of Jackson, LA died Thursday morning May 21, 2020 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was a native of Franklinton and later served his country as a veteran of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War Era. Bobby was...

Dr. James R. Peltier

Dr. James R. Peltier

Dr. James R. Peltier, a native and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana, a retired Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, died on May 22, 2020 at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Ann Armstrong Peltier, one daughter, Jeanne Peltier Chiasson, and her husband,...

Heidi Renee Taylor Rodrigue

Heidi Renee Taylor Rodrigue

Scripture: II Timothy 4:7-8, I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth, there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 21, 2020 to May 23, 2020.

Joseph Winston "Papa" Salard

Joseph Winston "Papa" Salard

Joseph Winston "Papa" Salard, on May 18, 2020, he was called by the Lord to join his wife of fifty years, Patsy Johnson Salard, who preceded him in death from cancer in 2009. He is survived by their three children, Allyson W. Salard, Jeffrey W. Salard, and Brooke Salard...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 20, 2020 to May 23, 2020.

Dayton Guy "Joe" Schexnaydre

Dayton Guy "Joe" Schexnaydre

"I have fought the good fight; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith." ~2 Timothy 4:7. Dayton Guy Schexnaydre passed away on May 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family in Burnside, LA at the age of 81. Dayton was born on January 16, 1939 in Burnside and...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 22, 2020 to May 23, 2020.

Irma Yvonne Smith

Irma Yvonne Smith

Irma Yvonne Smith entered into eternal rest on May 14, 2020 at Baton Rouge General-Bluebonnet. She was a resident and native of St. James, LA. She was 71. Visiting on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Hambrick's Family Mortuary, Gonzales, LA., from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Life Celebration...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from May 21, 2020 to May 23, 2020.

Tyler "Country" Thigpen

Tyler "Country" Thigpen

Tyler "Country" Thigpen, age 24, a resident of Greenwell Springs, LA, passed away on May 21, 2020. Tyler graduated from Woodlawn High School and worked as a plumber apprentice for Roto-Rooter. Tyler was an athlete and avid outdoorsman, but most of all he was a proud father and...

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