Roberta S. "Bobbie" Whiteside
1938 - 2021
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Roberta "Bobbie" S. Whiteside, age 82, passed away peacefully at her home in Baton Rouge, LA, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. She was born on May 16, 1938, in Plaquemine, LA. After 15+ years of service, Bobbie retired from LSU Ag Center. She enjoyed being outdoors, spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who are the light of her life. She is survived by her children, Griff Whiteside and wife, Maggie, Mark Whiteside and Penny Caracciola, Rhodes Whiteside and wife, Tara, and Jacqueline "Jackie" Patin and husband, Marcus; Maw-Maw Bobbie's precious grandchildren, Jack Whiteside and wife, Kathryn, Erin Carter and husband, Aidan, Carli Cormier and husband, Kenrick, Christina Weimer and husband, Ross, Rance Schexnaydre, Rhace Whiteside, Nikki Millet and husband, Michael, and Neil Patin and wife, Amanda; her precious great-grandchildren, Hadley Lefeaux, Emery Whiteside, Colt and Kenli Cormier, Hayden, Ryn and Laynie Weimer, Mattie and Mason Millet, Brayden Brown, Brayson Taylor, and Gavin LeBlanc; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Bobbie was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Holton Whiteside; parents, Rueben and Louise Swain; brothers, Rueben "R.O." Swain, James "Jimmy" Swain; and sister, Marilyn Callegan. Due to COVID-19, private services will be held. Greenoaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roberta's name to the charity of your choice. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at

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Published in The Advocate from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2021.
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January 7, 2021
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Eric Weimer
January 7, 2021
Heaven has welcomed another angel.
Lillie Anderson
January 7, 2021
Ms. Bobbie was a kind, sweet exceptional woman. She raised a beautiful, loving family and you are all a wonderful testimony to your parents. We know she will be watching from above and smiling upon you as she reunites with your Dad. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Mike and Amy Canella
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