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November 15, 2019

Henry Larry Bennett

Henry Larry Bennett

Funeral Services for Henry Larry Bennett age 68, will be held Friday, November 15, 2019 at Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Rd. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Interment: Private. Charles Mackey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mark Allen "Ike" Bergeron

Mark Allen "Ike" Bergeron

Mark Bergeron, resident of Donaldsonville and native of St. James Parish, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019. He was 92. Mark was a retired educator having served as a Principal of St. James High School for 25 years and then 11 years at St. Elizabeth School in...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 15, 2019 to Nov. 18, 2019.

Charlie J. Blocker

Charlie J. Blocker

Charlie passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Charlie was 74 and a lifelong resident of Walker, a devoted and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He retired as an...

Lena Brown Bowman

Lena Brown Bowman

Funeral Services for Lena Brown Bowman age 95, will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1920 Progress Rd. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Interment Southern Memorial Gardens. Services entrusted to Charles Mackey...

Harley Clyde Brown

Harley Clyde Brown

Harley Clyde Brown, 84, passed away Tuesday, November 12. He was born December 20, 1934 in Shreveport, LA. Harley was educated in public schools where he excelled in football. During his senior year at Fair Park High he was named All American, All Southern, All State, All...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 13, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.
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Sherry Chaney

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Sherry Chaney

Celebration of Life Services for Sherry Chaney will be held at 12:00 PM, Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA with interment to follow in Winnfield Memorial Park. Visitation we be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from...

Lorena Charles

Lorena Charles

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Lorena Charles age 90, Friday, November 15, 2019 at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 201 Gary St., St. Martinville, LA. Visitation from 8:45 a.m. until funeral mass at 10:45 a.m. Father Michael Sucharski, Celebrant. Entombment St....

Betty Cooper Coleman

Betty Cooper Coleman

Betty Cooper Coleman, 82, resident of Gramercy, LA, entered into eternal rest on Saturday November 9, 2019. She leaves to cherish her memory one son Ronaldo Coleman and daughter in laws Anastasia Coleman and Nadine H. Coleman, siblings Lilly Ann Teague (James), Beverly Johnson...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.

Lucia "Lucy" Combetta

Lucia "Lucy" Combetta

Lucia "Lucy" Combetta of Denham Springs, passed away on November 9, 2019 at the age of 56. Lucy was known for her dry wit, bold presence, no-nonsense attitude, exceptional work ethic, and generosity. Raised by struggling Cuban immigrants, she became an extraordinary example of...

Elvire Raymond Cordes

Elvire Raymond Cordes

Elvire R. Cordes, age 82, a resident of Baton Rouge, was surrounded by her children as she passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 9, 2019. A talented artist who loved to share her paintings with family and friends, Elvire used watercolors to capture creative images of...

Henry L. 'Jack' Darsey Jr.

Henry L. 'Jack' Darsey Jr.

2 Timothy 4:7: I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Henry L. "Jack" Darsey, Jr., a native of Natchez, MS, and resident of Ethel, LA, went home to his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the age of 92. Jack was a...

James Davis Sr.

James Davis Sr.

James Davis, Sr., a resident of Baton Rouge, he died on November 6, 2019, at age of 66. Visitation on Friday, November 15, 2019, from Noon until 4pm at Grant's Westside Funeral Services in Port Allen. Visitation resumes on Saturday from 12:30 pm until Funeral Service at 1pm at...

Georgia Mae Decuir

Georgia Mae Decuir

Georgia Mae Decuir passed on November 4, 2019 in Baton Rouge. Viewing on Friday November 15, 2019 from 9 am until religious services at 11 am at North Blvd Macadonia Full Gospel Ministry 2342 North Blvd A Baton Rouge, LA 70806. Interment in Southern Memorial Garden.

Belva Ann Berlin Dewey

Belva Ann Berlin Dewey

Belva Ann Berlin Dewey, a native of Alexandria and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on November 8, 2019 at the age of 66. Belva was a wonderful wife to her husband of 35 years, David Hilton Dewey, loving mother to her son, Jake Hilton Dewey and wife Kathryn, and adoring...

Qwandrea Michelle Dunbar

Qwandrea Michelle Dunbar

Funeral Services for Qwandrea Michelle Dunbar age 26, will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church, Gloster, MS. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until religious services at 11:00 a.m. Interment Church Cemetery. Charles Mackey Funeral Home in charge of...

Brenda Diez Durbin

Brenda Diez Durbin

Brenda Durbin went to her eternal home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She was 66 years old. Brenda was the maven of cute, an exquisite cook and she enjoyed wood working and restoring furniture. She leaves behind to cherish her memories sister, Sheila D. Billingsley and husband...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 12, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

Martha Ann Schmidt Forbes

Martha Ann Schmidt Forbes

Martha Ann (Schmidt) Forbes, entered Heaven on November 13, 2019, surrounded by family. Born on November 11, 1933 in Macon, Georgia, she was 86 years old and the daughter of the late Erwin Carl Schmidt and Emma Catherine (Porath) Reames. She is survived by her children:...

Ernest J. Gaines

Ernest J. Gaines

Ernest J. Gaines, internationally acclaimed author, Writer in Residency Emeritus at the University of Louisiana at Layfayette (UL), native and resident of Oscar, Louisiana entered into eternal rest at the age of 86 on November 5, 2019 at his home with his devoted wife of 26...

Julia Ann Gautreau

Julia Ann Gautreau

Funeral services will be held for Julia Ann Gautreau at Ourso Funeral Home on Friday, November 15, 2019 with visitation taking place from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Julia passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019. She was 82 years old. Julia loved spending time with her family,...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 13, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

George N. Gonzales III

George N. Gonzales III

George N. Gonzales, III, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on November 10, 2019 at the age of 78. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving as a Captain for nine and half years, flying helicopters and KC-135. George was a parishioner, Eucharistic...

Lillian Favaron Gunter

Lillian Favaron Gunter

Lillian Favaron Gunter went to be with her heavenly father on November 2nd, 2019. She was 87 years old and a resident of Greenville, SC. She was born in Gross Tete in 1932 and was 1 of 18 children. She was a resident of Baton Rouge for most of her life before moving to Cedar...

Helen C. 'Boo Boo' 'Mama J' Jackson

Helen C. 'Boo Boo' 'Mama J' Jackson

Helen C. Jackson entered into eternal rest at her residence in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the age of 82. Visitation at Greater Mount Gideon B.C., 205 Alice St. on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 9am until service at 11am conducted by Rev. Manley...

Donald Wayne Kimble

Donald Wayne Kimble

Donald Wayne Kimble, native and resident of Baton Rouge, died Monday, November 4, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services to be held at Wilson-Wooddale Funeral Home, 1553 Wooddale Blvd on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 am. Rev. Isaac Coston Jr. officiating minister. ...

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Daniel Mendez Lopez

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Daniel Mendez Lopez

Celebration of Life Services for Daniel Mendez Lopez will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation we be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 3:00 PM until the hour of service. Premier Services...

Delores Chaney McClay

Delores Chaney McClay

Delores Chaney McClay, 65, a native of Maringouin, resident of Baton Rouge, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Sat, Nov 10, 2019. Visitation will be Sat, Nov 16, 2019 from 8 am until religious services at 10am at Asbury United Methodist Church in Clinton, La, conducted...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.

Lee Alton McDonald

Lee Alton McDonald

Mr. Lee, age 87, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Mr. Lee proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He worked hard supporting his family as a leading pile driving superintendent with Volks Construction Co....

Oscar James McKneely

Oscar James McKneely

Oscar James McKneely, a native of Ethel, Louisiana and resident of Sacramento, California transitioned on November 9, 2019, at the age of 74. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew and friend. He graduated from West High School in Jackson, LA...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.

Milton Oscar Miller

Milton Oscar Miller

Milton Oscar Miller, known to many as Sonny or Mo, 80 years old, a life-long resident of Baker, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many was called to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 12, 2019. He passed away peacefully at Our Lady of the...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.

Margaret "Ann" Monson

Margaret "Ann" Monson

Margaret "Ann" Monson passed away at OLOL on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 on the day of her 56th birthday. She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Thomas Monson; daughters, RaJean Walker, Connie Mercer and husband Rob, and Elyse Sanders; grandchildren, Jolie "CJ"...

Peter C. Mutty Sr.

Peter C. Mutty Sr.

Peter Crowther Mutty, Sr. died peacefully in Baton Rouge, LA on November 8, 2019 at Clarity Hospice. Peter was born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1932 to Phyllis A. Dow (Mutty) and John E. Mutty, Sr., one of five children. Peter graduated from Concord High School and attended...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 13, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.

John J. "Jack" O'Neill III

John J. "Jack" O'Neill III

The Heavenly choir's tenor section received a boost…and its golf team a ringer… with the addition of John Joseph "Jack" O'Neill, III, on November 6, 2019. The longtime owner/operator of O'Neill's Music House slipped into a peaceful slumber amidst several days of loving...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 9, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

Robert Oneal

Robert Oneal

Funeral Services for Robert Oneal will be held Friday, November 15, 2019 at Straight Life Baptist Church, 3891 Pocasset St. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until religious services at 10:00 a.m. Interment Hope Cemetery. Charles Mackey Funeral Home, 1576 Robin St. in charge of...

Katherine Lee Johnson "Mute" Palmer

Katherine Lee Johnson "Mute" Palmer

Sister Katherine Lee Johnson Palmer "Mute" transitioned to her Heavenly life on Sunday November 10, 2019 in Texas. She was born May 1, 1947 in Jackson, LA. She was the daughter (a triplet) of the late Duke Sr. and Lillie Davis Johnson. She was a native of Jackson, Louisiana...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.
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Lonnie Pittman

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Lonnie Pittman

Lonnie Ruth McBride Pittman, a 73-year old New Orleans native, died on November 5, 2019. On Saturday, November 16, visitation will be held at Faith AME in Baker, La. from 9 am until the service begins at 10 am. Burial will be at Winnfield Memorial Park. Arrangements by...

Lynn William Posey Sr.

Lynn William Posey Sr.

Lynn William Posey, Sr. was born on April 3, 1930, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Otis Warren, Sr. and Annie Bell Prescott (Sally) Posey. Lynn passed away at Carpenter House of Baton Rouge on November 11, 2019. He had been a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Lynn...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 13, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

James Gordon "Jimmy" Prejean

James Gordon "Jimmy" Prejean

James (Jimmy) Gordon Prejean, born March 10, 1936 died November 12, 2019. He was a native of Brusly and long-time resident of Houma. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma on Friday, November 15th from 5 - 9 PM and...

Missionary Rosa Stampley Pugh

Missionary Rosa Stampley Pugh

Missionary Rosa Stampley Pugh, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at the age of 83. She's survived by her 3 children, Daniel (Loretha) Pugh, Julia (Michael) Franklin, Eric Pugh; 9 grandchildren, 8...

Cleveland Seals Jr.

Cleveland Seals Jr.

Cleveland Seals Jr, a native of Louisiana and resident of Baker, passed away on November 8, 2019 at the age of 64. Visitation and Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 16, 2019 at Agape Missionary Baptist Church 1689 75th Ave Baton Rouge, La 70807 Visitation will...

Lenora Marie 'Lee' Simoneaux

Lenora Marie 'Lee' Simoneaux

Lenora Simoneaux, was born in Klotzville, LA on August 7, 1924 to parents, Odon Sr. and Aline Blanchard Simoneaux. Lenora passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at her home at the age of 95. After high school she went to work in New Orleans for Bell South and worked there...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 12, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

Elizabeth Katherine 'Betsy' Smith

Elizabeth Katherine 'Betsy' Smith

A native of Philadelphia, PA and a resident of Baton Rouge, Betsy Smith passed away at her home on Friday, November 8, 2019, at the age of 77. Visitation will be at First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd in downtown Baton Rouge, on Monday, November 18, 2019, from 9am...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 18, 2019.

William Henry 'Bill' Thibaut

William Henry 'Bill' Thibaut

Bill Thibaut, lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, passed away unexpectedly on, Monday, October 28, 2019. He was 76 and a Manager of the family business. He is survived by his siblings, Vivian "Beth" Scott, James "Jim" Thibaut (Virginia M.), and Charles L. Thibaut (Barbara);...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 1, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

Cecile Haydel Thompson "Ceil" Thoms

Cecile Haydel Thompson "Ceil" Thoms

Cecile "Ceil" "Noonie" Haydel Thompson Thoms, 89 years old, long-time resident of Baton Rouge, beloved wife, mother, step-mother, grandmother, great grandmother was called to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 12, 2019. She entered this world on September...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 13, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

Wanda Claire Wagner

Wanda Claire Wagner

Wanda Claire Wagner passed away on Monday, November 4th in Hammond, Louisiana at the age of 79. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 19, 1940. Wanda is survived by her siblings, Carolyn Moore (Tom), Fred Wagner, Jr., Denise Louviere (Adrian) and Brad Wagner...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 12, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.

Jean Register 'Mama Jean' Waits

Jean Register 'Mama Jean' Waits

Jean Rae Richardson Register Waits, born in Wilson, NC, Oct. 2, 1925 (94), Mama Jean, passed peacefully Nov. 11, 2019. A former resident of Birmingham, AL and a resident of Port Allen for over 65 years, Jean opened the original Kut-N-Curl Beauty Salon in Port Allen in 1957,...

Dudley Brooks Weber

Dudley Brooks Weber

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith" 2 Timothy 4:7. It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, brother and friend. Dudley Brooks Weber of Dothan, Alabama, passed away unexpectedly on...

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George Weber

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George Weber

George Weber, a resident of Plaquemine passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at Carrington Place of Baton Rouge. Religious service at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 23030 Talbot Drive, Plaquemine at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. Arrangements entrusted to Pugh's Mortuary,...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14, 2019 to Nov. 15, 2019.
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Sherebe William

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Sherebe William

Sherebe William, a resident of Baton Rouge, she died on November 5, 2019, at age of 66. Visitation on Friday, November 15th, from Noon until 4pm at Grant's Westside Funeral Services. Visitation resumes on Saturday from 8am until Funeral Service at 10am at funeral home.

Elijah Williams Sr.

Elijah Williams Sr.

Elijah Williams entered into eternal rest on November 5, 2019 at the age of 79. Survived by his children, Denise Williams of Galveston, TX, Tammy Williams (Rev. Larry) Dixon of Baker, LA, Kerry Willams, Everette (Linda) Williams, Elijah (Michelle) Williams, Jr., Taris Williams...

Wynell W. Williams

Wynell W. Williams

A resident of Baton Rouge, she died on November 6, 2019, at age of 93. Visitation on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 8am until service at 10 am at the Greater Beulah Baptist Church. She is survived by five daughters, Faye Brown (Tony), Sharon Terrance (Charles), Jacqueline...

Bradley Wayne Wilson Jr.

Bradley Wayne Wilson Jr.

Bradley Wayne Wilson Jr., age 30 of Springfield, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at his residence. He was born on Tuesday, November 22, 1988, in Hammond, Louisiana, Brad is survived by his son, Tucker Blake Wilson; mother and stepfather, Debra Neal...

Rosemary Goff "Yvonne" Young

Rosemary Goff "Yvonne" Young

Rosemary "Yvonne" Goff Young departed this life on Friday, November 8, 2019, at Touro Medical Center, New Orleans, LA. She was 95, a native and resident of Thibodaux, LA. Visitation on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Moses Baptist Church, 1032 Canal Blvd, Thibodaux, LA from...

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Debra Zeno

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Debra Zeno

Celebration of Life Services for Debra Zeno will be held at 12:30 PM, Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Winnfield Funeral Home. Premier...

Logan James Zettlemoyer

Logan James Zettlemoyer

Logan James Zettlemoyer passed away at the Baton Rouge General on Monday, November 11, 2019 at the age of 22. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, motorcycles, and spending time with family and friends. He was a certified crane operator. He is survived by his fiancée, Paige Nicole...

November 14, 2019

The Honorable Burrell J. Carter

The Honorable Burrell J. Carter

The Honorable Burrell J. Carter, born June 17, 1935, passed away on November 11, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. Judge Carter was a lifelong resident of Greensburg, Louisiana. He was married to Helen Bridges Carter for over 60 years. Judge Carter graduated from...

Catherine Elizabeth Meyers Douglas

Catherine Elizabeth Meyers Douglas

Catherine Douglas, born March 28, 1952 in Baton Rouge, LA, died Wednesday, Nov 6, of complications from an unexpected cardiac event. Her family was at her side. She was predeceased by her parents Clyde and Jean (Soulier) Meyers, sister Cindy Hollier, and brother-in-law Gordon...

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 13, 2019 to Nov. 14, 2019.

Charles Firmin

Charles Firmin

Funeral Mass for Charles Firmin, resident of Zachary formerly of Plaucheville, will begin at 12pm on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Plaucheville with Fr. John Wiltse officiating. Entombment & military honors will be held at the Mater Dolorosa...

Dylan Andrew Fresina

Dylan Andrew Fresina

Dylan Andrew Fresina, born January 26, 1993 in Baton Rouge Louisiana. He died November 6, 2019 in Horse Cave, Kentucky. Wednesday morning our precious Dylan was traveling north when he fell asleep at the wheel and ran into a concrete pillar, he didn't suffer and was killed...

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