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December 6, 2019

Margaret Louise Earhart Armstrong

Margaret Louise Earhart Armstrong

Margaret Louise Earhart Armstrong, age 82, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 surrounded by her devoted and extraordinary family. As the heart of the family, she leaves behind a remarkable legacy and highly accomplished children. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was a...

Shirley Mae Ballard Avants

Shirley Mae Ballard Avants

Shirley Mae Ballard Avants, a resident of Holden, La., passed away December 2, 2019 at North Oaks in Hammond, La. She was born August 28, 1936. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was retired from Livingston Parish School system where she spent 20 years as a bus...

Ethel Maraist Babin

Ethel Maraist Babin

Ethel Maraist Babin passed away at her home on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the age of 87 with her family by her side. She was a native of St. Martinville, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA. A devout Catholic all her life, Ethel was a graduate of The Convent of Mercy High...

Juliana Paige Bacot

Juliana Paige Bacot

Juliana Paige Bacot, a loving daughter and sister, passed away at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital at the age of 17. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Saturday, December 7, 2019 beginning at 10:00am. Rev. Don Hoy will conduct funeral...

Michael James Baker

Michael James Baker

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that visionary editorial hairstylist and Neill Creative Director, Michael James Baker, died late Tuesday evening, November 26, 2019 unexpectedly. "Baker," as he was known to many in the beauty industry, had been battling depression for...

Susan Lyndia Bennett

Susan Lyndia Bennett

Susan Lyndia Bennett, 66, died Friday, November 22nd, 2019. Survived by her partner, Nita M. Miller, her cousin, James "Jim" Johnson, his wife Darla, their children and grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, Ernest J. Bennett, her mother, Peggy Bennett Feree, her...

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Jerry Berden

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Jerry Berden

Jerry Berden, a resident of Norfolk, VA passed away on Dec. 1, 2019 at the age of 83. Visiting 9 AM, Saturday, Dec. 7 at First Israel Baptist Church until religious services at 11 AM. Internment in the church cemetery. Please visit www.dembyandson.com to sign the guestbook.

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 5, 2019 to Dec. 6, 2019.
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Michael Thomas Berlinger

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Michael Thomas Berlinger

Michael Thomas Berlinger, passed away on November 30, 2019 at the age of 61. Visitation will be at St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 10:30 am until funeral services at 11:30 am. Full obit to run at later date.

Michael Thomas Berlinger

Michael Thomas Berlinger

Michael Thomas Berlinger passed away on November 30, 2019 at the age of 61. Michael is survived by his wife, Christine Berlinger; his children, Katie Marie Davis and husband Brandon and Matthew Stephen Berlinger; his grandchildren, Cullen Davis, Jocelyn Davis, Kane Pacheco,...

Martha Louise Bankston Bonnett

Martha Louise Bankston Bonnett

Martha Louise Bankston Bonnett, 79, of Holden LA, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 3:10am at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge, LA. Martha was born September 27, 1940 in Holden, LA to David A. and Carrie Bourn Bankston. She was a loving...

Willie Robert Booker III

Willie Robert Booker III

Willie R. Booker III departed this life on November 22, 2019 at his residence at the age of 70. His memories will be cherished by his loving wife of 31 years, Tammy Benton Booker. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael...

Cory Bourgeois

Cory Bourgeois

On November 26, 2019, Cory Bourgeois lost his life. A man of oh, so many opinions, fewer words, and a fiery passion. He had the kind of smile that lit up a room, a contagious giggle, and in spite of a bittersweet world, he was genuine, kind, never losing his tender heart. To...

Joan Julia Cullen Brady

Joan Julia Cullen Brady

Joan Julia (Cullen) Brady, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died peacefully early in the morning of December 4, 2019. She was 88 years old. Joan was a graduate of West Chester University and did graduate studies at Temple University in Philadelphia,...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 6, 2019 to Dec. 9, 2019.

Watson D. "W D" Browning

Watson D. "W D" Browning

Watson D. Browning (W D) passed away December 3, 2019 at home, surrounded by family and friends. He was a resident of Central and a native of Baton Rouge. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst East, 11000 Florida Blvd. on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5PM until 9PM and resuming...

MaryJo Walsh Butt

MaryJo Walsh Butt

MaryJo Walsh Butt passed away on November 30, 2019 at the age of 81. MaryJo was an avid Bridge player and enjoyed playing at the Casino. She enjoyed watching old horror movies and watching all sports including Football, Baseball, Tennis and Golf. She also loved to decorate for...

Robert "Tat Nat" Cain

Robert "Tat Nat" Cain

A native of St. Francisville, LA and a resident of Jackson, LA, Robert "Tat Nat" Cain passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Robert was born September 18, 1948 to the late Emily and Warren Cain. He was a retired golf course laborer at "The Bluffs." Visitation will begin...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 4, 2019 to Dec. 7, 2019.

James Lynton Calhoun

James Lynton Calhoun

James Lynton Calhoun died December 3, 2019, in Baton Rouge, following a lengthy illness. He was 84. He is preceded in death by his wife, Vilma C. Calhoun; brother, Dr. Milburn Calhoun and his wife Nancy; brother-in-law, James Lee; parents, Darrell L. and Mary Crowell Calhoun....

John Dalton "Jay" Cantey Jr.

John Dalton "Jay" Cantey Jr.

John Dalton "Jay" Cantey Jr., of Baton Rouge, La. passed away on December the 4th 2019. Jay was born on February 23rd, 1953 to John D. Cantey (Morganza) and Ella Sue Bishop-Cantey (Little Rock). After graduating from Broadmoor High School Class of 1972. He went on to pursue a...

Thomas Parsons Chapman

Thomas Parsons Chapman

Thomas Parsons Chapman, a native of Baton Rouge, LA and a resident of Greenwell Springs, LA, passed away on December 2, 2019 at the age of 62. Thomas was a former member of First Presbyterian Church, LSU Tiger Marching Band, and Baton Rouge Concert Band. He was an accomplished...

Joseph Junier Cola

Joseph Junier Cola

Joseph Junier Cola entered into rest on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 7:52 p.m. at Touro Hospital in New Orleans, La. He was 83. You are invited to attend the Celebration of Life on Saturday, December 07, 2019 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, 616 E. Main Street, Gramercy, La....

John "John Boy" Dandridge

John "John Boy" Dandridge

John "John Boy" Dandridge departed this life on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Legacy Nursing Home, Plaquemine, LA. He was 64, and a native and resident of Belle Rose, LA. Visitation at Greater Israel Baptist Church, Belle Rose, LA on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9:00am to...

Paula Annette "Teatot" Dearman

Paula Annette "Teatot" Dearman

A native of Baton Rouge and resident of Lakeland, LA, Paula Annette Dearman "Teatot" passed away at her home on December 5, 2019 at the age of 66. Paula is survived by her husband, Joseph David Jr.; daughters, Maggie Houghton and husband Chris, and Ashley Vallet and husband...

Josephine Sapienza DiReda

Josephine Sapienza DiReda

In Loving Memory of Josephine "Josie" S. DiReda, a devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana July 15, 1920 to parents John and Sara Sapienza. She passed peacefully at her home on December 2, 2019. Josie as her family and friends...

Ashton Revelle Dixon

Ashton Revelle Dixon

Ashton Revelle Dixon, a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his mother, father, and siblings, at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital on Monday, December 2, 2019, at the age of 15. Funeral Service and Interment will be held on Saturday,...

Mary G. "Wade" Edwards

Mary G. "Wade" Edwards

Mary G. (Wade) Edwards, a resident of Plaquemine, La., passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019 at her house surrounded by her family. She was born on September 18, 1936 to the parents of Claude and Lucille Martin Grider. She was a graduate of East Texas State University...

Thomas Eugene "Gene" Ferguson Sr.

Thomas Eugene "Gene" Ferguson Sr.

Thomas Eugene Ferguson Sr. "Gene" went to be with Jesus on November 30, 2019, at 2:30 PM at the age of 62. Gene was preceded in death by his parents LC and Doris Ferguson, and his granddaughter Hannah Ferguson. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Katherine Gordon...

Dwayne A. Foreman

Dwayne A. Foreman

Dwayne A. Foreman entered into eternal rest at his home on November 30, 2019 at the age of 59. Survived by his wife, Carolyn A. Foreman; mother, Annette Foreman; sons, Dijon A. Foreman and Dorian R. Phillips; sisters, Shavon Foreman and Dione Dunn; brother, George Foreman III....

Margaret Nina "Foxy" Fox

Margaret Nina "Foxy" Fox

Margaret Nina "Foxy" Fox passed away on December 2, 2019 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home in Opelousas at the age of 96. She was born in Opelousas January 5, 1923 and moved to Baton Rouge December 7, 1941. Nina spent her career and retired from the Louisiana...

Edward B. "Eddie" Heaney

Edward B. "Eddie" Heaney

Edward B. "Eddie" Heaney died November 25, 2019 at the age of 56. He was preceded in death by his parents Rose M. Heaney, Leonard Joseph Heaney and brother Leonard James Heaney. He will be sadly missed by his family: Deborah H. Schilleci, Edward P. Schilleci, Sr., Edward P....

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Harold Hendrickson Jr.

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Harold Hendrickson Jr.

Harold Hendrickson, Jr., a resident of Donaldsonville passed away on Nov. 27, 2019 at the age of 75. Visiting 9 AM on Saturday, Dec. 7 at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Burial in Ascension Catholic Cemetery. Please visit...

Frederick McHenry Hill Jr.

Frederick McHenry Hill Jr.

A native of Monroe, Louisiana and a longtime resident of New Roads, Louisiana, Frederick McHenry Hill Jr. passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at his home at the age of 95. He is retired from Baroid where he worked as a Petroleum Engineer and Pilot. He was a 1947 graduate...

Roy Holmes

Roy Holmes

Roy Holmes entered into eternal rest on November 26, 2019 at the age of 75. Visitation Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:00 am until religious service at 10:00 am, Hall's Celebration Center, 9348 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA. Rev. James T. Spears, officiating. Entombment Heavenly...

Noelie Marie "Sis" Hymel

Noelie Marie "Sis" Hymel

Noelie "Sis" Marie Hymel, a native of Paulina and a resident of Convent, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the age of 88. "Sis" is survived by her daughters: Bernice Hymel Orbe, Elise Hymel Mohon (Roy); Sue A. Hymel; sons, Joseph J. Hymel III (Valerie); Curly P. Hymel...

Earnest Jackson

Earnest Jackson

A native and resident of Baton Rouge, Earnest Jackson died Friday evening, November 22, 2019 at home around his loving family. Visitation at New Light Baptist Church on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9a.m until services at 11a.m. Conducted by Rev. J.J. Mitchell. Interment in...

Lillian Square Jackson

Lillian Square Jackson

Lillian Square Jackson came into this world as the youngest daughter of Pompey and Dafiney Square's 15 children. She was born on January 19th, 1931 in Zachary, LA. She attended Chaneyville High School in Zachary but graduated from McKinley High in Baton Rouge in 1948. After...

Gloria Dean Dunn "Madea" Johnson

Gloria Dean Dunn "Madea" Johnson

Gloria Dean Dunn "Madea" Johnson was a native of Norwood, LA. She departed this earthly life on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at OLOL Regional Medical Center. Religious Services will be held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Norwood, LA on Saturday, December 7, 2019....

Cheryl Ratcliff Jones

Cheryl Ratcliff Jones

Funeral Services for Cheryl Ratcliff Jones age 47, will be held today Friday, December 6, 2019 at Pleasant Valley COGIC 6159 Blueberry St. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Interment LA National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Charles...

Gloria Dean Halford Kaglear

Gloria Dean Halford Kaglear

Sis. Gloria Dean Halford Kaglear, 82, was born on June 19, 1937, in Baton Rouge, LA to the union of Willie and Ethel Banks-Halford. She departed this earth on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at 9:22 p.m. Celebration of Life Services for Sis. Gloria Halford Kaglear will be held...

Oscar J. "O J" LaFleur

Oscar J. "O J" LaFleur

Oscar J. "OJ" LaFleur, age 82, passed away December 2, 2019. He is preceded in death by his father Martial J. LaFleur Sr., mother Lillian M. LaFleur, spouse Betty B LaFleur, son Jimmy D. LaFleur Sr., grandsons Jerry D LaFleur Jr., Jeremiah J LaFleur and granddaughter Amanda L...

Charles "Anthony" Lamonte

Charles "Anthony" Lamonte

Charles "Anthony" Lamonte, 63 years old, a resident of Baker, was called to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 4, 2019. Anthony entered this world on August 4, 1956, born to Helen and Charlie Lamonte, in Baton Rouge, LA. He was an avid outdoorsman and...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 4, 2019 to Dec. 7, 2019.

Brittany Elizabeth "Britt" Landry

Brittany Elizabeth "Britt" Landry

Brittany "Britt" Elizabeth Landry, 33, a native of Thibodaux and resident of Paincourtville, passed away on November 30, 2019. Brittany was a loving wife, mother of three, daughter, sister and friend. She was a beautiful, selfless and kindhearted person. Brittany took pride in...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 5, 2019 to Dec. 7, 2019.

Lyndsey Elizabeth Langlois

Lyndsey Elizabeth Langlois

Lyndsey Elizabeth Langlois, a resident of Lakeland, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the age of 29. Lyndsey loved her children with her whole heart and soul. She had a love for animals that began when she was a child. She loved watching her children play together,...

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