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Plaisance Cappe'' Jacqueline "Jackie" Arnould
Jacqueline "Jackie" Arnould Plaisance Cappe' died on November 22, 2021. She was born to French Acadian parents, Sidney P. Arnould, Sr. and Cecile Broussard Arnould on May 9, 1932 in Lafayette, LA. As a young girl she lived with her great-grandmother, a Belgian emigrant who only spoke... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 25 to Nov. 30, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Elizabeth Pennella "Betty" Krieger
Elizabeth "Betty" Pennella Krieger passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2021 after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family, she entered into eternal life after living a full 89 years. A wonderful Bridge player and cook, she loved to travel, read, and spend time with family... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 29, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Charles Donald Malmberg
Charles ("Butch") Donald Malmberg, 90, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away peacefully November 12, 2021. He was born on November 8, 1931, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Albin Malmberg and late Elsie (Windblad) Malmberg. Loving father of Christine (Edward) Watson of Baton... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 15 to Dec. 22, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
James Andrew "Jim" Wingate
On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, the Earth lost a gentle spirit, James Andrew "Jim" Wingate. Born in Mansfield, Louisiana, in 1936, he studied chemical engineering at Louisiana Tech University and graduated in 1958. He first worked for Esso and then spent most of his career in research... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Amy Alberts Herring
Amy Alberts Herring, age 47, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021. She is survived by her children, Andrew Kennison and Abbigail Chevalier; her mother, Donora D. Alberts; sister, Lenora Sager; and her nephews, Gabriel and Domonic Sager. She is preceded... Read More
Greenoaks Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 22 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Shawn P. "Big Fonk" Augustus
Shawn P. "Big Fonk" Augustus, a longtime resident and native of Baton Rouge, was called home November 16, 2021 at his home at the young age of 51. Viewing is from 10 to 11 am at Desselle Funeral Home, 263 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Shawn enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved... Read More
Desselle Funeral Home - Baton Rouge
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Alcide J. "Slick" Berthelot
Alcide J. Berthelot "Slick", age 84, a resident of Brusly, Louisiana passed away on November 24, 2021 after a fierce battle with cancer. Slick was a retired Plant Manager with Ashland Chemical for 32 years. He was a loving husband of over 62 years, father to 4 daughters, and PawPaw... Read More
Wilbert Funeral Home - Plaquemine
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1, 2021.
Charles Bernard Brady
Charles Bernard Brady, age 78, died on November 22, 2021, at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Charles is survived by his wife, Frances Tubre Brady, of Baton Rouge; sons, Charles Brady, Jr., his wife Cindy Brady and son Cameron James, of Baton Rouge; Scott... Read More
Church Funeral Services & Crematory - Baton Rouge
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Donald Wayne Diel
Donald Wayne Diel, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, La., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the age of 72. Wayne's memories will be cherished by his son, Charles K. Diel, his daughter, Rachel D. Hebert and husband, Dustin J. Hebert, his grandson, Jack... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Dwain Dupuis Sr.
A ceremony celebrating the life of Dwain "Muffin" Dupuis, Sr., will be held at 11 am on Tuesday November 30, 2021, at The Church International, St Amant, visitation at 9:30 am. Interment will follow at New River Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Dupuis was born on June 25, 1945, in Port... Read More
Church Funeral Services & Crematory - Baton Rouge
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Robert Lamar Eichelberger
Robert Lamar "Ike" Eichelberger 57, of Denham Springs, LA went to be with the Lord on 11/12/21.His celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday 12/04/21 at South Walker Baptist Church. Located at 13719 Hammack Rd, Denham Springs, LA 70726.Ike was born in Jackson, MS on 9/25/1964... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 17 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Alton Joseph ''A.J.'' "Toney" Falcon Sr.
Alton Joseph "Toney" "A.J." Falcon, Sr., a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend; passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at the age of 88. He retired from Local 198; was a resident of Plaquemine and a native of White... Read More
Wilbert Funeral Home - Plaquemine
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, 2021.
Roy Thomas Fleenor
Roy Thomas Fleenor, A resident of Denham Springs, went to his eternal home on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. He was 58 years old. Roy was an RV Specialist Technician for over 30 years. Roy was an avid Fisherman and Drag Car Racer. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his mother... Read More
Seale Funeral Service, Inc. - Denham Springs
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Donald Anthony Fonte
Donald Anthony Fonte died September 2, 2020. A memorial and celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 2pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Zachary United Methodist Church, 4205 Church St. in Zachary. His family and friends will gather to share memories and... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 22 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Micheal James Hayden
Micheal James Hayden was a leap-year baby, born February 29, 1944 to Jesse J. Hayden and Louise Trowbridge Hayden of Henderson, Texas. He graduated from Amite High School (class of '62) and attended Southeastern in Hammond. He was a lifetime member of the Hayden Grove Church of Christ... Read More
McKneely Funeral Home - Amite - Amite
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Josie Prestigiacomo Hearn
Josie Prestigiacomo Hearn, a native of Independence and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on November 26, 2021 at the age of 84. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and collecting antiques. She, along with her husband Doc, owned Hearn Construction... Read More
Greenoaks Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence Hurst
Retired Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence Hurst passed away peacefully at his home in Greenwell Springs, LA. surrounded by his children and grandchildren, on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the age of 82. Visitation will be at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, hwy... Read More
MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home - Greensburg
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Amazene Riggs Jacobson
John 11:25-26. "Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me will live, even though she dies, and whoever lives and believes in me will never die." Amazene "Amy" Riggs Jacobson completed her mission on Earth and joined her savior Jesus in his heavenly... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Mary Virginia Jones (Stone)
Mary Virginia Stone Jones, age 97, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021. Mary was born to Maude Carter Stone and Arthur Conerley Stone August 2, 1924, in Vivian, Louisiana. She grew up in the Washington Parish Community of Sunny Hill and graduated from... Read More
Greenoaks Memorial Park
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, 2021.
Donald Eugene Judge
Donald Eugene Judge, a native of Salisbury, North Carolina and a resident of St. James. He departed this life at his residence, on Monday, November 22, 2021. He was 85. A Public Walk-Thru Visitation will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021, at Peaceful Zion Baptist Church, 8165 Mill... Read More
Brazier-Watson Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 24 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Jeanette Babin Lambert
Jeanette Babin Lambert passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her family meant everything to her. Her smile was infectious. It made everyone happy to be around her. Her happy-go-lucky attitude made her a pleasure... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Raoul Joseph "R.J." Loupe Jr.
Raoul Joseph "R.J." Loupe, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge at the age of 82. He was born on March 14, 1939, a native of White Castle and a lifelong resident of Port Allen, LA. Survived by his loving wife of 62 years... Read More
Wilbert Service, Inc - Port Allen
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2021.
Charles John Mackey
Charles "C.J." John Mackey was born November 5, 1933. He was the son of Manuel John Mackey and Leesther Curtis. At the age of 88, Charles Mackey departed this life surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Charles "C.J." Mackey joined the United States Army in 1952... Read More
Charles Mackey Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Reece Howard Martin
"God saw you getting tired and a cure was not meant to be, so he put his arms around you and whispered 'Come to me.' With tearful eyes we watched you, as we saw you pass away. Although we loved you deeply, we could not make you stay. Your golden heart stopped beating, hardworking... Read More
Wilbert Service, Inc - Port Allen
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Walter Henry Miller Sr.
Walter Henry Miller, Sr., age 78, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Wharton, TX. He was born October 14, 1943 in Lake Jackson, Texas to Frank and Una Lay Miller. He graduated from University of Houston with a bachelor's degree in Electronics. He retired with a rank of Major... Read More
Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2021.
Electra Milton
Electra Milton, a native of Baton Rouge, La., passed away at the age of 70. She was born August 9, 1951. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She retired from Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center. She was lovingly known as Rhett by family and friends... Read More
Southern Memorial Gardens - Baton Rouge
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 29, 2021.
William Mitchell Jr.
William Mitchell, Jr. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana died at his home on November 21, 2021. He was 88, a native of New Orleans, La. and lived for many years in Maringouin, La. He retired after nearly 40 years at Associated Grocers. He was the devoted husband of the late Myrtle Smith Mitchell... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Mary Helen Higdon Neck
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!" – Hunter S. Thompson. What a... Read More
Wilbert Funeral Home - Plaquemine
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 25 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Rev. Dr. George R. Norflin Sr.
Reverend Dr. George R. Norflin Sr. departed this life on Sunday, November 21, 2021. Dr. Norflin was a native of West Feliciana Parish. A beloved pastor, teacher, father, and civil rights activist, he leaves many to cherish his memory, including six children, fourteen grandchildren... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Helen Nunn Loos
Helen Nunn Loos, 94, died peacefully on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. A private interment of ashes will be held in the columbarium at University Presbyterian Church, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Patti Snyder, Senior Pastor of University Presbyterian... Read More
Martin & Castille Funeral Home- Downtown
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Nelson C. Overton
Nelson C. Overton, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA, was born October 26, 1962 and departed this life at the age of 59 on November 6, 2021. He is survived by his mother Mary Young, brother Mark Young (Robin Young), sisters Tonya Young (Isaac Alexander), Joy Williams (Eddie... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 25 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Dale "Scott" Platt
Dale "Scott" Platt was born Dec. 20, 1963. He was peacefully called home on Nov. 24, 2021 at The Carpenter House in Baton Rouge. Scott was the son of Samuel L Platt III and Mary "Gaynell" Platt. He was born in Denver, Colorado, but was a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. Scott spent... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Thelma Parms Prout
Thelma Parms Prout, age 82, native of Prairieville, Louisiana and a resident of Gonzales, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Gonzales Health Care Center. She resided in New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina brought her home. Visitation will be held at True Light... Read More
Lawson - Rollins Purple Shield Funeral Home - Gonzales
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Merial F. "Babylow" Robeau
Merial F. "Babylow" Robeau passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the age of 96. She retired from a local financial institution with 37 years of service. Native and resident of Port Allen in West Baton Rouge Parish. Visiting will be at Holy Family Catholic Church, Port Allen on... Read More
Wilbert Service, Inc - Port Allen
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Russell Roucher
Russell 'Rusty' Roucher passed away with his wife by his side at his home on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at the age of 58. He was a butcher at Roucher's Meat Market for 42 years; resident and native of Plaquemine, LA. Visiting will be at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine on Sunday... Read More
Wilbert Funeral Home - Plaquemine
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Tyrone Scott Sarvaunt
Tyrone Scott Sarvaunt lost his life November 4, 2021, due to a tragic accident. Ty was 57 years old, born in Lake Charles, LA on September 13, 1964. His Charismatic and goofball sense of humor made him easily liked. Tyrone enjoyed woodwork, fishing, biking and Rascal Flatts music... Read More
Prien/Highland Memorial Park
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 24 to Nov. 28, 2021.
Scottie Francis Savoie
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 29, 2021, at a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro for Scottie Francis Savoie, age 58, who peacefully passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at his mother's residence in Carencro. Interment... Read More
Evangeline Memorial Gardens
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Nov. 29, 2021.
Kathleen LeBlanc Simoneaux
Kathleen L. Simoneaux, a native and resident of Pierre Part, LA passed away at the age of 79, on Friday, November 26, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. A visitation for Kathleen will be held Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM at Ourso Funeral Home, Pierre... Read More
Ourso Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 28 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Wilton Richard Stackhouse
Wilton Richard Stackhouse went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on November, 22, 2021. He was born on January, 16, 1937, in Pennsylvania, a 1957 graduate of Baton Rouge High School, and worked at Chenevert True Value Hardware for 54 years. Richard was a member of... Read More
Rabenhorst Funeral Homes East
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 26 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Jimmy Vail
Jimmy H. Vail was born January 1933 in Drew, MS, to Sally and James Vail. He passed to his rest on October 4, 2021. He was an electrician with Local IBEW 995 in Baton Rouge, LA. Jimmy married Jacqueline Faye Gore in 1951. Jimmy and Jackie have four children Steven Darryl Vail, Jamie... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Mary Margaret Valentine (LoBianco)
Bells rang for Mary Margaret LoBianco Valentine on November 19, 2021, extolling her peaceful death following years of enduring progressive lung disease, from a prior battle with breast cancer. She was brought into this world alongside her twin brother, Joseph Raymond, on June 3, 1940... Read More
Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, 2021.
Norman Ferdinand Vicknair
Norman Ferdinand Vicknair, age 83, reunited with his wife in heaven 18 days after their anniversary on Sunday, November 21, 2021. He was a resident of Livingston, LA. Norman proudly served in the United States Army. He was an extremely hard worker who took great pride in providing... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
James Howard "Jimmy" Watkins Sr.
James "Jimmy" Howard Watkins, Sr., 81, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021, at his home in Denham Springs, LA with his wife at his side. He worked for many years as an electrician before retirement. He served his country in the United States Army. Jimmy loved his dogs and to go... Read More
Seale Funeral Service, Inc. - Denham Springs
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 28 to Nov. 29, 2021.
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Judith Gail Buquoi
Judith Gail Buquoi, a resident of Central/Slaughter, LA, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the young age of 66. She was a wonderful wife, a loving mother and grandmother. She touched so many people with her love for family, crafting, sewing, and togetherness of family and... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Irene George Fuller
Irene (George) Fuller, age 95 of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, closed her eyes for the last time here on earth and passed from death to eternal life on November 16, 2021. She has rejoined her devoted husband of 66 years, Rev. Lloyd D. Fuller, whom she cared for until his passing in 2014... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 22 to Nov. 27, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Sandra M. O'Berry
Sandra M. O'Berry, age 73, a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away on November 22, 2021. Sandra was a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and attended USM Women's College. She was a loving wife of over 40 years, mother, and grandmother... Read More
Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, 2021.
Isaac Eugene Appleton
Isaac Eugene Appleton, DDS, MS, Retired Colonel, US Army Dental Corps, 83, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at his residence in Zachary, LA. Isaac is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn Eugene and Irma Wall Appleton. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Florio... Read More
Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. Zachary, LA - Zachary
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2021.
Russell Anthony "Rusty" Barbay Jr.
Russell "Rusty" Anthony Barbay, Jr. got his angel wings November 15, 2021. Born November 16, 1966. He was a Master Carpenter by trade and took great pride in his work. He loved to hunt and fish and be outside with nature. He will be missed by all that knew him. He is survived by his... Read More
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, 2021.
Linda Bell
Linda Bell, a native and resident of Belle Rose, passed away at the age of 77. Visiting 10 a.m., Saturday, November 27, 2021 at St. James Methodist Church, Belle Rose until religious services at 1:00 p.m., conducted by Rev. Thomas Wesley. Interment in the Protestant Cemetery. She... Read More
Demby & Son Funeral Home
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 24 to Nov. 27, 2021.
Albert Joseph Bodker
Albert Joseph Bodker, October 16, 1929 - October 22, 2021. Albert Joseph "A.J." Bodker passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, on October 22, 2021, at the age of 92. A true Ponchatoula treasure, A.J. wore many hats: husband, father, pawpaw, teacher, principal, Presbyterian... Read More
Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Homes & Crematory - Ponchatoula
Published in The Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 27, 2021.
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