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July 17, 2018

Kelvin Abreu Jr.

Kelvin Abreu Jr.

Kelvin Anthony Abreu Jr. left us way to soon on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the age of 7. He was the cherished son Kelvin Abreu Sr. and Ashley Boteler. Sweet brother of William and Elizabeth Abreu. Beloved grandson of Jamie Boteler, Roselia Rodriguez, Ramon Abreu and Wendy...

Linda Stern Anderson

Linda Stern Anderson

Our beloved Linda Stern Anderson was born in 1953 and transitioned from this life on Monday, July 9, 2018. She is preceded in death by her parents, Zaly Stern, Sr. and Zenobia Green Stern. Linda leaves to cherish the memory of her life and legacy: her loving husband, Jimmie;...

Leo James 'June' Bethly

Leo James 'June' Bethly

Leo a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and resident of Sacramento, California, passed away on July 4, 2018, at the age of 70. He was a U.S. Army veteran and AT&T employee. He is survived by his daughter, Malissa (Terry) Drake of Baton Rouge; and two sons, Roderick (India)...

Sarah Beverly Betz

Sarah Beverly Betz

A native of Tylertown, MS and a longtime resident of Zachary, LA, Beverly passed away on July 14, 2018 at the age 74. She was a retired manager of Metro Credit in Baton Rouge, La. Beverly is survived by her husband of 53 years, Charles David Betz, Jr.; children, Sarah...

Mary Lynne Boyer (King)

Mary Lynne Boyer (King)

Mary Lynne King Boyer of Baton Rouge, Louisiana left the bonds of this earth for heaven Tuesday, July 10, 2018. She was 66 years old. Her caring husband, Mark Boyer, was by her side. It was their 36th wedding anniversary. Born May 27, 1952, in Mineral Wells, Texas, to Raymond...

Roland Louis Brunet Jr.

Roland Louis Brunet Jr.

Roland, age 78, went to his Heavenly home on Thursday, July 12, 2018. He was a resident of Hammond, La. Roland enjoyed traveling during his life, but he absolutely loved Yellowstone National Park and Lake City, CO. He dedicated his time to help others as treasurer of Hammond's...

Michael S. Bucalo

Michael S. Bucalo

It is with great sadness that the family of Michael S. Bucalo announces his passing on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the age of 75 years. He died peacefully at home in his sleep. Michael will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 17 years, Beverly; his daughter, Christina Barry...

Madeline Ruth Byrd

Madeline Ruth Byrd

Madeline Ruth Byrd, age 87, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2018 she was the cherished mother of her three daughters, Evelyn Jean Cooper, Cheryl "Sherry" Lynn Ellis and her husband, Matthew, and Deborah Ann Keller and her husband,  Roy; her grandchildren, Alicia Cooper,...

Helen O. Cangelosi

Helen O. Cangelosi

Helen O. Cangelosi, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on July 9,2018 at the age of 89. Helen was a graduate of Baton Rouge High School and attended LSU. She is preceded in death by her parents George and Mabel Oldham, and her...

Brad D. Carroll

Brad D. Carroll

It is with great sadness that the family of Brad D. Carroll announces his passing, on July 12, 2018, at the age of 35. Brad was a native and resident of Batchelor, Louisiana. He is survived by his wife, Samantha and precious son Benjamin Carroll; his parents, Elmer and Janet...

Rev. Joseph Benjamin "JB" Combs Sr.

Rev. Joseph Benjamin "JB" Combs Sr.

Entered into eternal rest following brief illness at Ochsner Medical Center, Jefferson Hwy., New Orleans, Louisiana, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. He was an 80-year-old native of Tunica, Louisiana; pastor at Star of Bethlehem B.C. for 40 years and Galilee Missionary B.C.,...

Stella Rebecca Raburn Day

Stella Rebecca Raburn Day

Stella Rebecca Raburn Day, 73, went to her heavenly home on July 13, 2018, in Baton Rouge, LA. Rebecca was born on July 10, 1945, in Shreveport, LA to Jack Raburn and Gladys Simpson. She grew up in Coushatta, LA, in a home that was a haven for a large extended family and a...

Ruby Guillot Domingue

Ruby Guillot Domingue

Ruby Guillot Domingue, a native of Bayou Corne and resident of Pierre Part, passed away on July 14, 2018 at 79 years of age. She was a devoted, loving and caring mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, and going to the casino. She is...

Doris Ann Forbes (Harrell)

Doris Ann Forbes (Harrell)

A loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend went to her eternal home on Friday July 13, 2018. She was 60 years old. Doris loved gardening, sewing and spending time with family especially the grandchildren. She leaves behind to cherish her memories her son,...

Patricia Garrard

Patricia Garrard

Patricia Garrard, 87, a native and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. A visitation will be held in her honor on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Thibodaux Funeral Home, Thibodaux, LA from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at...

Donald Jude Gonzales

Donald Jude Gonzales

His name was Donald Jude Gonzales, but everyone knew him as Speedy. When he passed away on July 15, 2018, he found victory in his recent battle with cancer and left behind a legacy of love and service that profoundly impacted those he encountered. His marriage of over 62...

Fredrick W. Hemphill

Fredrick W. Hemphill

Fredrick W. Hemphill, a native of Ferriday, LA and a resident of Prairieville, LA, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the age of 70 in Baton Rouge, LA. He was a United States Army veteran that served in the Vietnam War. He was also a Mason. Survived by his sons Douglas...

Noelle Margaret Hendricks

Noelle Margaret Hendricks

Noelle Margaret Hendricks, 83, passed away July 16,2018 aft Jefferson Manor Nursing Home, Baton Rouge. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she entered the French order of nuns Daughters of Wisdom in 1954. On Long Island she taught and was the school nurse in a Catholic elementary...

Thomas "Tin Man" Herbert

Thomas "Tin Man" Herbert

Thomas "Tin Man" Herbert, 72, passed away comfortably at his residence on July 11, 2018 at 2 p.m, surrounded by his lovely family. He was born in Port Hudson, LA to the late Thomas and Moszella Valley. He is survived by his children Antonio Herbert Sr., Jeanette Herbert,...

Janet D. Hoffpauir

Janet D. Hoffpauir

Janet D. Hoffpauir passed away peacefully on June 26th, embraced by family and friends. Janet was born on September 20, 1943, in Toledo, Ohio, the first of three children of Paul and Betty Dutcher. She received her Bachelor's degree from Northwestern State University and her...

Lloyd Stafford Jolibois Sr.

Lloyd Stafford Jolibois Sr.

Lloyd Stafford Jolibois Sr., 75, a resident of Central Louisiana, passed away July 13, 2018, after a long battle with brain cancer. Born August 11, 1942, in Cottonport Louisiana, the son of Stafford and Julia Jolibois. After graduating from Morrow High School, he served 4...

Vada Baufel Jones

Vada Baufel Jones

Vada Baufel Jones, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on July 15, 2018, at the age of 85. Visiting at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., on Wednesday, July 18, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visiting at Gash Memorial Chapel,...

Jermony Jerod Lockett

Jermony Jerod Lockett

Entered into eternal rest on July 9, 2018, at the age of 31. Survived by his Mother; Father; Grandmother; one son; two sisters; two brothers and a special friend. Preceded in death by his Great Grandparents. Visitation Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:00 am until religious service...

Clifton Boyd "Jack" Muse

Clifton Boyd "Jack" Muse

Clifton "Jack" Boyd Muse, 86, of Walker, LA passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018. He served and defended his country in the United States Air Force for over 21 years before retiring. He served his Lord as a deacon with Live Oak Baptist Church and a member of The Gideons. Jack...

Thomas Edward "Ed" Oliver

Thomas Edward "Ed" Oliver

Thomas Edward "Ed" Oliver passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Baton Rouge at the age of 84. He was retired from WJBO-WFMF Radio Station and the City of Baton Rouge and also served his country in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. He was a native of Livingston and resident...

Dr. Jeffrey Glenn Phillips

Dr. Jeffrey Glenn Phillips

Dr. Jeffrey Glenn Phillips, affectionately known as "Pastor P" and "Dr. Phil" a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA transitioned to Heaven on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Dr. Phil was Pastor of World Shakers Church International of Baton Rouge, LA and was a Master Cement...

Ellen DeLee Rendon

Ellen DeLee Rendon

Ellen DeLee Rendon, 77, a resident of Clinton, and a former long time resident of Houston, TX, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Lane Regional Medical Center in Zachary. She was a retired supervisor for Aetna Insurance. Visitation will be at Clear Creek United Methodist...

Donna Rae Roberts (Eisworth)

Donna Rae Roberts (Eisworth)

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." Donna, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at the age of 68. She retired with twenty years of service from the State of...

Stephen "MacGyver" Rodrigue

Stephen "MacGyver" Rodrigue

Stephen ""MacGyver"" Rodrigue departed this life on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospice in Baton Rouge, LA. He was 58, a native and resident of St. James, LA. Visiting Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, St. James, LA, from 9:00am to Religious...

Mary Helen Saucier

Mary Helen Saucier

Mary Helen Saucier passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was born on April 19, 1929 in New Orleans to the late Joseph and Helen Tramuta. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Saucier, Jr. and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Katherine E....

Raini Nicole Scioneaux

Raini Nicole Scioneaux

Raini Nicole Scioneaux, a native of Vacherie and a resident of Gramercy, LA, was born on August 23, 1995, and died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the age of 22 as a result of an automobile accident. Raini was a 2014 graduate of Lutcher High School and a 2017 graduate of River...

Thelma Joyce Poirrier DeLatte Simeon

Thelma Joyce Poirrier DeLatte Simeon

Thelma Joyce Poirrier DeLatte Simeon, 80, of Satsuma, LA, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at The Crossing Hospice Center. She was born November 25, 1937 in Baton Rouge, LA. She was the daughter of the late Felix and Bernice Poirrier. She was a loving mother and...

Elon B. "EB" Smelley, Jr.

Elon B. "EB" Smelley, Jr.

EB, a resident of Zachary and a member of First Baptist Church, passed away July 14, 2018 at the age of 94. He was a WWII veteran serving in the 71st and 45th infantry in the Army and marched all over Europe with General Patton. Survived by his 4 children and their spouses,...

Lawrence 'Larry' Smith

Lawrence 'Larry' Smith

Lawrence "Larry" Hagler Smith passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the age of 75. Larry was a retired Attorney at Law who was a resident and native of Baton Rouge. He is survived by his wife; Frances LaCroix Smith, sons; O.C. Smith III and wife, Rebeccah Fusier Smith and...

Steve Robert Smith Sr.

Steve Robert Smith Sr.

Steve Robert Smith Sr., a native of Plaqumine and resident of Sunshine, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 at the age of 77. Steve was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, who enjoyed spending time and making memories with his family. He...

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Thomas William Stevenson

Thomas William Stevenson

I write for a living...and I can honestly say this will be the most difficult assignment I have ever had. My family chose me to share the story of my Daddy's life in this small space. It is an impossible task if done correctly, but within these confines, I will share what I...

Marshall Roy Stuart Sr.

Marshall Roy Stuart Sr.

Marshall Roy Stuart passed into God's hand on June 30th, 2018, at the age of 52. Marshall had a long career as a window installer/ contractor. Born August 20th, 1965, native and resident of Baton Rouge. He is survived by his daughter April Nicole Stuart; son Marshall Roy...

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