The Advocate Obituaries

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January 22, 2020

Edith Bell Anthony

Edith Bell Anthony

Edith Bell Anthony passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 12,, 2020 at the age of 87. She is survived by her children; Alvin Jr., Jacqueline, Diane, Linda and Alvina Anthony and Mavis Anthony Matthews. Seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and six great-great...

Barbara Bennett

Barbara Bennett

Barbara Bennett, piano icon of Pat O'Brien's, passed away Jan 4, 2020. Born Nov 6, 1937. Forever missed by many friends, family and fans for her generosity, love and wit. Survived by her children: Tammy and Tony Lightfoot, Michael and Sarah Flanagan, Donna and Bobby Cowart,...

Ronald Ignatius Blereau

Ronald Ignatius Blereau

At age 77, Ronald Ignatius Blereau passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family on January 18, 2020. Born in New Orleans, Mr. Blereau moved to Baton Rouge in 1976 where he lived each day with compassion and worked to become an expert in aging and public policy. He...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 21, 2020 to Jan. 25, 2020.

John 'David' Bush' Sr.

John 'David' Bush' Sr.

John 'David' Bush Sr., age 62, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. He was a resident of Baton Rouge, LA. David was an extremely hard worker, but was known for his big heart. He was a true outdoorsman and really enjoyed going fishing. David always liked to joke around, and...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 21, 2020 to Jan. 24, 2020.

Rufus J. "RJ" Coco

Rufus J. "RJ" Coco

Rufus J. "RJ" Coco, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the age of 78. He began working at Goudchaux's at the age of 17 as a stock clerk, then later became a buyer/store manager. After retiring from more than 50 years in retail, RJ later...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 17, 2020 to Jan. 25, 2020.

Maude East Darbonne

Maude East Darbonne

Maude East Darbonne, 89, of Hammond, LA, passed away on December 28, 2019. She was a successful businesswoman dating back to the 1960s, having owned hair salons in Hammond, Baton Rouge, and Monroe. Maude also owned and operated a successful furniture store in Mandeville, LA...

Virginia Landry DeSoto

Virginia Landry DeSoto

Virginia Landry DeSoto, 80 a native of Angola, LA and a resident of New Roads, LA. She passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ovide DeSoto, Sr.; one daughter, Christine Desoto Miglicco (John Paul); two sons, Ovide...

Pearl M. Dickerson

Pearl M. Dickerson

Funeral Services for Pearl M. Dickerson age 75, will be held Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Antioch Baptist Church 5247 Ford St. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Interment LA National Cemetery. Charles Mackey Funeral Home 1576 Robin St. in...

Eugene Adam Duplessis

Eugene Adam Duplessis

Eugene Adam Duplessis, a native of Galvez and resident of Maurepas, passed away on January 18, 2020 at the age of 71. He was a retired bricklayer but a cowboy at heart! He enjoyed playing cards and having cookouts. He was a loving father who had a big heart, was well liked...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 21, 2020 to Jan. 24, 2020.

Margaret Joyce Edwards

Margaret Joyce Edwards

Margaret Joyce Edwards, age 92 of Seabrook, TX died on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at The Shores of Clearlake Living Center in Houston, TX. Born, Monday, March 21, 1927 in Baton Rouge, LA to Kyle Dickson and Hilda McLain Dickson. Survived by her Daughter - Cheri Richards...

Brenda Ann Louis Fortune

Brenda Ann Louis Fortune

Brenda Ann Louis Fortune, a native of Plaquemine, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at the age of 68. Visitation at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 23030 Talbot Dr. Plaquemine, LA from 9 a.m. until religious service at 11 a.m. on...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 18, 2020 to Jan. 22, 2020.

Gloria Jean Davis Gray

Gloria Jean Davis Gray

Mrs. Gloria Jean Davis Gray entered into eternal rest on January 16, 2020. Survived by four children: Iris Jones, Valerie (Matthew Sr.) Sharper, Reverend Sharon (Reverend Leonard Sr.) Harrel and Kelvin (Velma) Gray, Sr.; 10 grand children: Matthew Jr. and Justin Sharper,...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 22, 2020 to Jan. 24, 2020.

Donia Marie Harrell

Donia Marie Harrell

Donia Marie Harrell was born in Baton Rouge to the late Joe & Lena Maggio on August 14, 1929. She died at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 11:30pm. She was preceded in death by her husband Walford L. Harrell, who was a prisoner of war and her son...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 21, 2020 to Jan. 24, 2020.

Rev. Dr. Harry Arthur 'Peter' Harrington Jr.

Rev. Dr. Harry Arthur 'Peter' Harrington Jr.

The Reverend Dr. Harry Arthur "Peter" Harrington, Jr. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, went to be with his Savior on January 11, 2020, at the age of 80. Peter was one of a kind. Raised in what was then rural Shreveport, LA, his list of adventures and ill-advised exploits would fill...

Donald Charles Kuehn

Donald Charles Kuehn

Donald Charles Kuehn passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the age of 74, at AdventHealth Orlando. He was born June 17, 1945, in Los Angeles, California to Robert Jasper Kuehn and Kathleen Belle January Kuehn. The family moved back to his Father's hometown, Natchez,...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 14, 2020 to Jan. 25, 2020.

Carol A. Babin Landaiche

Carol A. Babin Landaiche

Carol A. Babin Landaiche "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7. Carol is now in the arms of Jesus. She was the perfect example of what God created us to be. She put God first; she loved and served her husband and her...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 19, 2020 to Jan. 23, 2020.

Tana Weiner LaPorte

Tana Weiner LaPorte

Tana Weiner LaPorte passed away at her home Saturday, January 18, from complications following surgery, at the age of 72. Born in Baton Rouge on June 25, 1947, Tana was a beloved mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She graduated from Baton Rouge High School in 1965 and served on...

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

Charles Eddie LeBlanc

Charles Eddie LeBlanc

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul" Psalm 23:1-3. Charles Eddie LeBlanc, a resident of Watson, LA, was born August 6, 1940 and after a brief illness peacefully...

Inez Rainey McDaniel

Inez Rainey McDaniel

A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Inez Rainey McDaniel, died at her home in Hillsdale on Monday, January 20, 2020, at the age of 85. She was born on December 28, 1934, to Thomas and Leola Rainey of Independence, Louisiana. After marrying her husband, Jerry, she...

Shawn McNelis

Shawn McNelis

Shawn McNelis, 49, a native of Baton Rouge and resident of Ventress passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020. He moved to Ventress to live closer to the water. He was a licensed plumber and was proud of the work he performed. He was known by many as, DJ SLAM. Shawn had a passion...

Marjorie Richardson Montgomery

Marjorie Richardson Montgomery

Marjorie Richardson Montgomery died Thursday, January 16, 2020 in her Baton Rouge home. Margie was 88 years old, a native of Baton Rouge and was a lifelong resident. A strong, independent woman, Margie was devoted to family, friends and Louisiana. A devoted mother, sister and...

Laura Patton Prince

Laura Patton Prince

Laura Patton Prince, age 65 of Springfield, Louisiana, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Fidelis North Shore Facility in Mandeville. She was born on Sunday, February 7, 1954, in Lexington, Kentucky, to John Arthur and Mary Jane Grimes Patton. Laura enjoyed...

Nannie Thomas Reid

Nannie Thomas Reid

Nannie "Nan" Thomas Reid, 84, of Denham Springs, LA passed away on Monday January 20, 2020. Nan was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all who loved her. She is survived by Jack R Reid her loving husband of 65...

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

Persie "Cleve" Simpson Jr.

Persie "Cleve" Simpson Jr.

A ceremony celebrating the life of Persie "Cleve" Simpson Jr. is being held at Colyell Baptist Church on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 9 am until service at 11 am. Interment to follow at Colyell Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Simpson was born in New Orleans on October 6, 1954...

Frances P. Tophia

Frances P. Tophia

Frances P. Tophia, 79, a native of West Feliciana Parish and resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at Sterling Place Nursing Home. Survived by her husband, Ernest Tophia Jr.; god daughter, Carol Dranne Welch; two sisters, Mary P. Mathews (Henry) and...

Zachary Patrick Weber

Zachary Patrick Weber

Zachary Patrick Weber, a loving son, brother, and friend, passed away at OLOL on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the age of 24. Zach is survived by his loving parents, Chris and Susan Weber; brothers, Jeremy, Austin, and Nicholas; maternal grandparents, Edwin and Patricia King;...

Deontré Rashaad Williams

Deontré Rashaad Williams

Deontré Rashaad Williams entered into eternal rest on January 17, 2020, at the age of 26. He was a Deputy Sheriff with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Survived by his mother, Leslie (Craig) Jackson; daughter, Amiyah Williams; sister, Tyler Veal; brother, Trévon...

George William Woest Jr.

George William Woest Jr.

George William Woest, Jr., a life-long resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on January 17, 2020 at the age of 77. George's hobbies included fishing, gardening, and decorating for the holidays. George is survived by his sister, Gloria Fugler; brother, David Pourciau and...

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