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John K Holiday

July 11, 2018

Rev. John K. Holiday, Sr., 80, a retired Presiding Elder of the Eighth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and a resident of Greensburg, LA, departed this life Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at OLOL Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Black Creek AME Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane, Greesburg, Rev. Ranches Hall, pastor from 3 pm to 9 pm Friday, July 13....
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Alice Myles

June 28, 2018

Alice Myles Wilson "Peaches", 56, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Thursday, June 28, 2018 at her home. Religious service at Lazard Temple COGIC, 15750 Hwy. 43, Greensburg at 11 am Sat., July 7. Rev Milton Bryant, officiating. Interment in Nettles Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Charles Brooks

June 23, 2018

Charles Edward Brooks, 64, of Killian, departed this life Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home. Visitation at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 27279 LA 22, Killian from 9:30 am Saturday, June 30 until religious service at 11 am. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements by MJR Friendly Service F/H, Denham Springs.
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Mary Edwards

June 20, 2018

Mary Lee Edwards, a resident of Hammond, departed this life Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at North Oak Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane Greeensburg from 9 am Friday, June 29 until service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment in Ricks Chapel Cemetery, Hillsdale. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Alma Johnson

June 20, 2018

Alma E. Johnson, 89, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at her home. Visitation at Shiloh Baptist Church, 950 7th. St., Port Allen from 9 am Saturday, June 23 until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Raymond Allen, officiating. Interment in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Port Allen. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs. 225...
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Bobbie McFadden

June 17, 2018

Bobbie Jean McFadden, 72, a resident of Amite, departed this life Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her home. Religious service at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Amite at 1 pm Saturday, June 23. Rev. Joe Chaney, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Rebecca Shephard

June 15, 2018

Rebecca Edwards Shephard, 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Friday, June 15, 2018 at her home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, June 23 until religious service at 11 am. Interment in Mount Zion Freewill Cemetery, Montpelier. Arrangements by MJR Friendly Service F/H.
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Ezell Jackson

June 14, 2018

Ezell Jackson, 73, a resident of Houston and a native of Montpelier, departed this life Thursday June 14, 2018 in Houston. Visitation at Mount Zion Freewill Baptist Church, 4244 Hwy. 1036, Montpelier from 10 am Sat., June 23 until service at 11 am. Rev. David East, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Delvin Moore

June 10, 2018

Delvin S. Moore, 23, a resident of LaPlace, departed this life Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Holden. Visitation at Morris Chapel COGIC,1328 McDaniel Rd., Amite from 10 am Saturday, June 16 until religious service at 11 am. Interment Mount Zion Freewill Church Cemetery, Montpelier. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Geraldine Walker

May 31, 2018

Geraldine Walker "Mudear", 95, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans. Visitation at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday, June 9, 2018 until religious service at 1 pm. Rev. Kermit Robeson, officiating. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangements...
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Clarence Hutchinson

May 14, 2018

Clarence Eugene Hutchinson, 58, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Monday, May 14, 2018 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, May 18. Religious service at Sheridan AME Church, 16492 Hwy. 441, Greensburg at 2 pm Saturday. Rev. Doris Bean, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements...
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Sylvia Wright

May 5, 2018

Sylvia Jean Wright, 60, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, May 18. Religious service at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Saturday. Conducted by Rev. Joe Chaney....
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Donvonte' Mobley

April 25, 2018

Donvonte' Monteal Mobley, 25, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Friday, May 25, 2018 in Baton Rouge. Religious service at Oasis Christian Center, 4524 East Brookstown Dr. at 10 am Friday, June 8. Bishop Charles Wallace, officiating. Religious service will resume at 3 pm at New China Grove Baptist Church, St. Joseph, LA. Rev. Isaiah Ross, officiating. Interment in New China Grove...
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Herman Williams

April 11, 2018

Herman Williams, Sr., 57, a resident of Montpelier, departed this life Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice Baton Rouge. Visitation at Mount Zion Freewill Baptist Church, 4244 Hwy. 1036, Montpelier from 5 pm to 8 pm Tuesday, April 17. Visitation will resume at the church from 10 am Wednesday until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Raymond Foster, officiating. Interment in...
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Arthur Franklin

April 10, 2018

Arthur Franklin, Sr. "Mickey", 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Thursday, May 10, 2018 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Thursday, May 17. Religious service at St. Mary Baptist Church, 12882 Hwy. 43, Greensburg at 11 am Friday. Conducted by Rev. Richard Gross. Interment in the church cemetery....
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Mckinley Donahue

April 8, 2018

McKinley Donahue, Sr. "Mack", 79, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Denham Springs, departed this life Sunday, April 8, 2018 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 206 Sullivan St., Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday, April 14 until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Jesse Williams, officiating. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs....
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Katie McMorris

April 7, 2018

Katie Mae McMorris, 95, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Saturday, April 7, 2018 at OLOL Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, April 13. Visitation will resume at Greater Refuge Temple Ministries, 1011 NW Central Ave., Amite from 10 am Saturday, April 14 until religious service at 12...
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Roy Porter

April 4, 2018

Roy Porter, Sr., 79, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Promise Hospital Baton Rouge. Visitation at Black Creek AME Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Wednesday, April 11 until religious service at 12 noon. Rev. Ranches Hall, pastor and Rev. Gary Porter, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Grover Robertson

March 20, 2018

Grover Robertson, Jr., 62, of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, March 30. Visitation will resume at St. Mary Baptist Church, 12882 Hwy. 43, Greensburg from 9 am Saturday until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Richard Gross. Interment in the...
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Robertson

March 20, 2018

Grover Robertson, Jr., 62, of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, March 30. Visitation will resume at St. Mary Baptist Church, 12882 Hwy. 43, Greensburg from 9 am Saturday until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Richard Gross. Interment in the...
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Andre Self

March 16, 2018

Andre Dewayne Self, 38, of Amite, departed this life Friday, March 16, 2018. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, March 24 until service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment in Self Cemetery, Greensburg.
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Johnny Banks

March 11, 2018

Johnny Banks, 84, of Denham Springs, departed this life Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Nottingham Rehab., Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd. Denham Springs from 2 pm to 8 pm Friday, March 16. Visitation will resume at Greater St. Mary Baptist Church, 58820 West W. Harleaux Blvd., Plaquemine from 9 am Saturday until religious service at 11 am. Apostle Dr....
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David Martin

February 25, 2018

David Michael Paul Martin, 26, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. He was a graduate of Belaire High School, Class of 2010. Visitation at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Rd. from 9 am Saturday, March 3 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by pastor, Lionel J. Green. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens, Baton Rouge. Survived by his parents, Demeitrus...
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Yvonne Robertson

January 28, 2018

Yvonne Robertson, 70, a resident of Pine Grove, departed this life Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at her home. Visitation at Claiborne AME Zion Church, 47210 Hwy. 16, Pine Grove from 8 am Saturday, Feb. 3 until religious service at 12 noon. Conducted by Rev. Yolanda Lowe. Interment in Claiborne Cemetery, Pine Grove. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Debbie Jones

January 28, 2018

Debbie D. Jones, 61, of Denham Springs, departed this life Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 2 pm to 8 pm Friday, Feb. 3. Religious service at New Zion Baptist Church, 126 East St., Denham Springs at 2 pm Saturday. Conducted by Dr. Leroy Taylor. Interment in Plainview Cemetery,...
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Edwards Mccray

January 26, 2018

Edward McCray, Jr., 82, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Baton Rouge General Medical Center Bluebonnet. Visitation at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 41600 Hwy. 16, Denham Springs from 4 pm to 7 pm Friday, Feb. 2. Final visitation will resume at the church from 8 am until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Karl Clark. Interment in the church cemetery....
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Raymond Payne

January 23, 2018

Raymond Payne, Sr., 73, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs from 9 am Tuesday, Jan. 30 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Kermit Roberson. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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John Henry Walker

January 19, 2018

John Henry Walker, 73, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at Baton Rouge General Medical Center Bluebonnet. Visitation at New Zion Baptist Church, 126 East St., Denham Springs from 8 am Friday, Feb. 2 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Dr. Leroy Taylor. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Survived by his wife, Carrie Shorter Walker; a daughter,...
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Michael Montgomery

January 17, 2018

Michael Montgomery, 56, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Rd., Zachary from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Jan. 26. Religious service at the church at 10 am Saturday. Rev. Terry Jones, Jr., officiating. Interment in Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery....
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Doretha Wells

January 16, 2018

Doretha Wells, 77, of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 in Baton Rouge. Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 1 pm Sunday, Jam. 21 until religious service at 2 pm. Conducted by Rev. Moses Simms. Interment in the church cemetery. MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Dorothy Morris

January 13, 2018

Dorothy Garner Morris, 79, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at Hospice of Baton Rouge Butterfly Wing. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 2 pm to 7 pm Friday, Jan. 19. Religious service at Apostolic Assembly of Christ Church, 48123 Hwy. 16, Denham Springs, Elder Mack A. Lee, pastor at 2 pm Saturday. Rev....
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Lucille Morgan

January 13, 2018

Lucille N. Morgan, 78, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Jubilee Christian Center, 14595 Florida Blvd. from 9 am Saturday., Jan. 20 until religious service at 10 am. Interment in Tranquility Memorial Gardens, Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service F/H, Denham Springs.
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Lena Bruno

January 8, 2018

Lena Mae Bruno, 88, a resident of Amite, departed this life Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at LSU Lallie Kemp Medical Center, Independence. Visitation at Jackson Chapel IME Church, 77 Jackson Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Jan. 19. Religious service at the church at 1:00 pm Saturday. Rev. Donald Washington, officiating. Interment in Jackson Chapl Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Helen Jackson

January 8, 2018

Helen Muse Jackson, 62, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2018 at her home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Jan. 19. Religious service at Black Creek AME Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane, Greensburg at 1 pm Saturday. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly...
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Bobby Dillion

January 7, 2018

Sgt. Bobby Joe Dillion, 73, a sergeant with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office for over 30 years and a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at OLOL Hospital, Baton Rouge. Visitation at First United Pentecostal Church, 1020 South Range Ave., Denham Springs from 8 am Saturday, Jan. 13 until religious service at 12 noon. Conducted by Rev. Jesse Williams. Interment...
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Sadie Muse

January 6, 2018

Sadie G. Muse, 68, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Sunday Jan. 6, 2018 at her home. Visitation at MJR Friendy Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 6 pm Saturday, Jan. 13. Religious service at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 2 pm Sunday. Conducted by Rev. Moses Simms. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements...
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Michelle Williams

January 5, 2018

Michelle Danielle Williams & Ma'Liyah Victoria Jackson, Michelle, 6 years old and Ma'Liyah, 7 years old both of Baton Rouge, departed this life Friday, Jan. 5, 2017 as the result of a house fire. Visitation at McKowen Missionary Baptist Church, 1255 Louise St. from 9 am Saturday, Jan. 13 until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Burnett King, Sr. Interment in McKowen Cemetery, Jackson....
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Gloria Anderson

January 5, 2018

Gloria D. Anderson, 77, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Jackson, departed this life Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at her home. Visitation at McKowen Missionary Baptist Church, 1255 Louise St., Baton Rouge from 9 am Saturday, Jan. 13 until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Burnett King, Sr. Interment in McKowen Baptist Church cemetery, Jackson. She leaves to cherish her memory two...
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Emmit Hayes , Jr

January 3, 2018

Emmitt Hayes, Jr., 73, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at The Carpentar House. Visitation at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Rd. from 9 am Thursday, Jan. 11 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Frederick Skinner. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs
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Nixon Rever

December 13, 2017

Rever Nixon, a resident of Walker, departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at Promise Specialty Hopital, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 2 pm to 6 pm Thursday, Dec. 21. Religious service at House of Praise COGIC, 13900 JR Dr., Walker at 11 am Friday. Conducted by Rev. Richard Harbor. Interment in St. Mark Church Cemetery,...
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Charles Edwards

December 12, 2017

Charles Edward Jordan, 70, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 9 am Wednesday, Dec. 20 until religious service at 10 am. Rev. Marguerite J. Rheams, officiating. Interment in Planview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangments entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral...
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Dorothy James

November 22, 2017

Dorothy Mae James, 69, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd. from 5 pm to 8 pm Wednesday, Nov. 29. Religious service in the funeral home chapel at 11 am Thursday. Conducted by Brother Mark Miles. Interment in Claiborne Cemetery, Pine Grove. Arrangements...
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Mattie Johnson

November 22, 2017

Mattie Johnson, 70; a resident of Amite, departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at Leonard Chapel AME Church, 3720 Leonard Chapel Rd., Independence from 11 am Friday, Dec. 1 until religious service at 2 pm. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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David Terrell

November 21, 2017

David Terrell, Jr., a US Army veteran, a resident of Broussard and native of Denham Springs, departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at his home. Visitation at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs from 10 am Friday, Dec. 1 until religious service at 12 noon. Conducted by Rev. Kermit Roberson. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Arrangements entrusted to...
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Sadie Travis

November 21, 2017

Sadie Mae Travis Peters, 85, a retired educator with the Livingston parish school system and a resident of Walker, departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at St. Mark Baptist Church, 13590 Dunn St., Walker from 8 am Friday, Dec. 1 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Edgar L. Thomas. Interment in the church cemetery. Survived by...
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Lillie Tilley

November 17, 2017

Lillie Mae S. Tillery, 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at her home. Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from am Friday, Nov. 24 until religious service at 11 am. Presiding Elder Otis Lewis, officiating. Interment in Turner Chapel Church Cemetery, Greensburg. Survived by a son, Kirschvink Tillery and daughter, Karvett...
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Gladys Tillery

November 14, 2017

Gladys Lee Tillery, 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at her home. Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 874 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, Nov. 25 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Dr. Moses Simms. Gladys leave to cherish her memories, four daughters, Yvette (Floyd) Jackson, Annise (Kasnel) Gans all of New Orleans, Dana...
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Annette Berry

November 11, 2017

Annette G. Berry, 70, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2017 at her home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Wednesday, Nov. 15. Visitaton will resume at Turner Chapel AME Church, 874 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Thursday until religious service at 11 am. Elder Charles Berry, II.,...
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Ernest Burton

November 10, 2017

Minister Ernest Burton, 84, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at Baton Rouge Health Care. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Tuesday, Nov. 21. Religious service at New Hope Ministries, 325 New Hope Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Wednesday. Conducted by Bishop Raymond W. Johnson. Interment in Nettles...
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Ruby Mcray

November 2, 2017

Ruby Lee McCray, 79, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Dennis Mills, departed this life Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at OLOL Regional Medical Center. Visitation at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 50311 Hwy. 16, Dennis Mills from 3 pm to 6 pm Monday, Nov. 13. Religious service at Living Word Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Dr. at 11 am Monday. Conducted by Pastor James Drumgole. Interment...
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Aline Porter

November 1, 2017

Aline "Pearl" Porter, 67, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at her home. Religious service at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 2 pm Saturday. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Leola Jackson

November 1, 2017

Leola Jackson Overton left us peacefully on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Joe Overton and mother of the late Reginald Overton. Leola beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her sister, Evelyn Jones, (2) brothers, Matthew (Lizzie) Jackson and Emmitt (Betty) Jackson (5) sisters-in-law, Lucille Reed, Bertha Montgomery, Izola (Felton) Millican...
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Leo Johnson

October 12, 2017

Leo D. Johnson, 63, a native of Walker and resident of Pine Grove, departed this life Thurs. Oct. 12, 2017 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Livingston, Walker. Visitation at House of Praise COGIC, 13900 JR Dr., Walker, Rev. Floyd Dixon, pastor from 11 am Sat., Oct. 21 until service at 1 pm. Rev. Thomas Robinson, officiating. Interment in Clark & Head Cemetery, Walker. Arrangements entrusted to...
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Alfred Robertson

October 11, 2017

Alfred Robertson, Jr., 41, departed this life Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in New Orleans. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg From 9 am Wednesday, November 1, 2017 until religious service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment in Claiborne Cemetery, Pine Grove.
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Joe Johnson

October 9, 2017

Joe C. Johnson, Sr., 83 of Greensburg, departed this life Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Oct. 13. Religious service at Black Creek AME Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane, Greensburg at 11 Saturday. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service...
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Annie Cobb

October 7, 2017

Annie Ruth Cobb Talbert, 65, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Denham Springs departed this life, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at Baton Rouge General Butterfly Wing. Visitation at The Church of God, 3135 Ozark St. from 9 am Monday, Oct. 16 until religious service at 11 am. Pastor James E. Reed, officiating. Interment in Roselawn Memorial Park, Baton Rouge. Survived by her husband, Alex Talbert,...
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Ivory Fisher

October 6, 2017

Ivory Fisher, 74, a resident of St. Louis, Missouri and native of Greewell Springs, departed this life Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Visitation at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 16678 Greenwell Springs, Rd. from 9 am Saturday, Oct. 21 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Marguerite Rheams. Interment at 11 am Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Arrangements...
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Dorothy Self

October 5, 2017

Dorothy Mae Self, 68, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at her home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Oct. 13. Religious service at Emmanuel COGIC, 61501 Hwy. 1046, Amite at 1 pm Saturday. Rev. Benjamin Self, officiating. Interment in Self Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted...
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Etherl Dunn

October 5, 2017

Ethel H. Dunn, 87, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Denham Springs, departed this life Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Visitation at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs from 9 am Wed., Oct. 11 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Kermit Roberson. Interment in Baton Rouge National Cemetery. Survived by two daughters, Anita Ann Dunn Jordan of Waco, TX and...
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Edna Simon

October 2, 2017

Edna Mae Simon, 69, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at OLOL Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 East Buchanan St. from 10 am Saturday, Oct. 7 until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Henry Mason, officiating. Interment in Roselawn Memorial Park, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral...
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Albert Watson

October 1, 2017

Albert Watson, Jr. "Big Al", 59 a school resource officer with the St.. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office and a resident of Denham Springs departed this life Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 as the result of an auto accident. Visitation at Apostolic Assembly of Christ Church, 48123 Hwy. 16, Denham Springs from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Oct. 6. Religious service at the church at 2 pm Saturday. Bishop Joseph Ricard,...
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Inell Tillman

September 29, 2017

Inell S. Tillman, 87, a resident of New Orleans, departed this life Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at Woldenberg Village Nursing Facility, New Orleans. Visitation at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Amite from 9 am Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Leona Fisher, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Survived by her daughter, Linda T. Joseph (Cleveland) of...
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Samuel Foreman

September 21, 2017

Samuel Foreman, Sr., 68, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at Villa Feliciana Medical Complex, Jackson. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg from 4 pm. To 8 pm Friday, Sept. 29. Religious service at Black Creek AME Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane, Greensburg at 11 am. Saturday. Conducted by Rev. Ranches Hall. Interment in the church...
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Willie Brumfield

September 3, 2017

Rev. Willie L. Brumfield, 82, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Greensburg, departed this life Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 at The Carpenter House of St. Joseph Hospice of Baton Rouge. Visitation at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Amite from 8 am Saturday, Sept. 9 until religious service at 10 am. Conducted by Rev. Joe Chaney. Interment in Rocky Hill Cemetery. Survived by his wife,...
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Jeffrey Banks

September 1, 2017

Jeffery Roosevelt Banks, 46 year-old native of Geismar, LA and resident of Denham Springs, LA, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, September 1, 2017. An employee of MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, he was a faithful member of Roberts United Methodist Church. Those who will cherish memories of his life and legacy are: his mother, Patricia Patrick Barnes-Banks; a loving and devoted...
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Tavis Robertson

August 26, 2017

Tavis Jamal Robertson, 18, departed this life Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 at University Medical Center, New Orleans. Visitation at Claiborne AME Zion Church, 47210 Hwy. 16, Pine Grove from 12 noon until religious service at 2 pm. Conducted by Rev. Yolanda Lowe. Interment in Claiborne Cemetery, Pine Grove. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Rev. Marshall Holiday

August 20, 2017

Rev. Marshall Holiday, Jr., was born on Feb. 9, 1940 in Greensburg, LA to the union of the late Marshall Holiday, Sr. and Velma Odom Holiday. Rev. Holiday was married to the late Irma Dell Berry Holiday for over 52 years. To their union 8 children were born. Rev. Holiday was an active pastor serving on all levels of the AME denomination in various elected and appointed capacities during his 40...
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Minister Mildred Lewis

August 12, 2017

Minister Mildred Bell-Lewis "Mil", 91, a resident of Montpelier, departed this life Saturday, August 12, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at Mount Zion Freewill Baptist Church, 4244 Hwy. 1036, Montpelier from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm Saturday, August 19 with religious service starting at 1 pm. Rev. Raymond Foster, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Survived by her son...
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Leroy Robertson

August 11, 2017

Leroy Robertson, 73, a resident of Pine Grove, departed this life Friday, August 11, 2017 at his resident. Visitation at Claiborne Chapel AME Zion Church, 47210 Hwy 16, Pine Grove from 9 am Saturday August 19 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Yolanda Lowe. Interment in Claiborne Cemetery, Pine Grove. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Ponell Chaney

August 9, 2017

Ponell Chaney, Sr., 74, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, August 18th. Religious service at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 1 pm Saturday. Conducted by Rev. Moses Simms. Interment in...
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Constance Brown

August 6, 2017

Constance Lee Brown, 79, a resident of Baton Rouge and native Greensburg, departed this life Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Greater New Guide Baptist Church, 3445 Fairfields Ave., Baton Rouge from 9 am Friday, Aug. 11 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Isaiah Webster. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens, Baton Rouge. Survived by...
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Gerald Chaney

August 4, 2017

Gerald Wayne Chaney, 47, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 in Houston, TX. Religious service at Matthews Chapel AME Church, 1427 Otis & Willie Matthews Rd., Greensburg at 2 pm Sat. Aug. 12. Interment in Black Creek Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Jerry Huff

August 4, 2017

Jerry Huff, 63, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 at his resident. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Aug. 11. Religious service at Venable Chapel AME Church, 185 Venable Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Saturday. Conducted by Pastor Wardell Dyson. Interment in the church cemetery....
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Neomia Brooks

August 1, 2017

Neomia Brooks, 70, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at OLOL Hospital. Visitation at St. James Baptist Church, 1105 North 44th. St. from 8 am Saturday, August 5 until religious service at 10 am. Conducted by Rev. Robert Smith. Interment in Mount Pilgrim Cemetery, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Ennis Whikita

July 31, 2017

Whikita D. Ennis, 32, a resident of Walker, departed this life Monday, July 31, 2017. Visitation at House of Praise COGIC, 13900 JR Dr., Walker from 8 am Saturday, Aug. 12th. until religious service at 10 am. Conducted by Rev. Floyd Dixon. Interment in St. Mark Cemetery, Walker. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Thomas Day

July 27, 2017

Thomas King Day, 57, a retired truck drive and a resident of Pine Grove, departed this life Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Anahuac, TX. Visitation at Claiborne AME Zion Church, 47210 Hwy. 16, Pine Grove from 12 noon Saturday, Aug. 5 until religious service at 2 pm. Conducted Pastor Yolanda Lowe. Interment in Claiborne Church Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Antoine Collar

July 26, 2017

Antoine M. Collar, 26, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Covington. Visitation at House of Praise COGIC, 13900 JR. Dr. off Florida Blvd., Walker from 6 pm to 8 pm Thursday, Aug. 3. Religious service at 1 pm Friday. Conducted by Elder Floyd Dixon. Interment in St. Mark Cemetery, Walker. Survived by his mother, Lateesia Collar; father, Cortez Waddell;...
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Maarvella Kinchen

July 25, 2017

Marvella Marquette Kinchen, 26, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Baton Rouge General Medical Center Bluebonnet. Visitation at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 206 Sullivan St., Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday, Aug. 5 until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Curtis Wilson. Interment in Tranquility Memorial Gardens, Hwy. 16, Denham Springs....
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Vincent Self

July 20, 2017

Vincent Ray Self, 51, a resident of Independence, departed this life Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans. Visitation at Bickham AME Zion Church, 56143 Bickham Chapel Rd., Amite from 6 pm to 8 pm Tuessday, July 25. Religious service at the church at 11 am Wednesday. Conducted by Rev. Kenneth York. Interment in Durbin Cemetery, Independence. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Thomas Lathan

July 20, 2017

Thomas J. Latham, 89, a US army veteran and a resident of Walker, departed this life, Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Carpenter House. Visitation at St. Mark Baptist Church, 13590 Dunn St., Walker from 8 am Friday, July 28 until religious service at 10 am. Conducted by Rev. Edgar L. Thomas. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham...
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Vernon Sanders

July 19, 2017

Vernon T. Sanders, Jr. "Tank", 55, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Baton Rouge General Medical Center Bluebonnet. Visitation at Jubilee Christian Center, 14595 Florida Blvd. from 10 am Tuesday, July 25 until religious service at 11 am. Pastor Johnny Hollins, officiating. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Terry Spears

July 15, 2017

Terry Spears, 56, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Thursday, July 20, 2017. Religious service in the funeral home chapel at 11 am Friday, July 21. Conducted by Elder Robert H. Joseph. Interment...
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Golden Morgan

July 9, 2017

Golden Atkins Morgan, 72, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Sunday, July 9, 2017. Visitation at Saintsville COGIC, 8930 Plank Rd. from 9 am Saturday, July 15 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Elder Kenneth McKnight. Interment in Turner Chapel Church Cemetery, Greensburg. Survived by her devoted husband of 51 years, David Morgan, Jr.; her children, Deidra, David, III.,...
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(Infant) Joseph Tillery

July 9, 2017

(Infant) Joseph Andra Tillery, Jr., born Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Slidell Memorial Hospital. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, June 14. Graveside service at Turner Chapel AME Church Cemetery, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Saturday. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg
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George Gordon

June 20, 2017

George Gordon, 82, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his resident. Visitation at New Saint Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd. from 11 am Saturday, June 24 until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Shalamar Armstrong. Dismissal and interment at 11 am Monday, June 26 at Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly...
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Specencer Carter

June 19, 2017

Spencer "Anthony" Carter, 55, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Monday, June 19, 2017 at his resident. He was a self employed painter and sheet rock finisher. Visitation at New Zion Baptist Church, 126 East St., Denham Springs, Rev. Dr. Leroy Taylor, pastor from 9 am Saturday, June 24 until religious service at 12 noon. Conducted by Bishop James E. Reed. Interment in Denham...
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Johnnie Irving

June 18, 2017

Johnnie Irving, 90, a resident of New Orleans, departed this life Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at his home. Vsitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johson Lane, Greensburg from 11 am Tuesday, Sept. 26 until religious service at 1 pm. Rev. Rusell A. Obee, Sr., officiating. Interment in Turner Chapel Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Oliver George

June 15, 2017

Oliver George, 68, a resident of Maurpaus, departed this life Thursday, June 15, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center Hammond. Visitation at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 27279 LA 22, Springfield from 9 am Saturday, June 24 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Pastor Frances M. Cook. Interment in St. James Cemetery, Springfield. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Alonzo Norman

June 6, 2017

Alonzo Norman, Sr., 81, resident of Hammond, departed this life Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Religious service at Saints United COGIC, 44102 Simon Jackson Rd., Hammond at 1 pm Saturday, June 10. Interment in Holly Gardens Cemetery, Hammond. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Hollis Knox

June 3, 2017

Hollis Knox "Mutt", 83, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Saturday, June 3, 2017 at The Carpenter House of Baton Rouge. Religious service at St. Helena Missionary Baptist Church, 1705 Lookout Rd., Greensburg at 2 pm Sunday, June 11. Conducted by Rev. Gregory Cooper. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Louisa Coleman

June 3, 2017

Louisa Mae Coleman, 75, a resident of Gonzales, departed this life Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge. Memorial service at Macedonia Church of Deliverance, 17560 LA 933, Prairieville at 11 am Saturday, June 10. Rev. Hayes Gray, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Shamika Flowers

May 26, 2017

Shamika K. Flowers, 37, a resident of Baton Rouge; departed this life Friday, May 26, 2017. Visitation at Claiborne AME Zion Church, 47210 Hwy. 16, Pine Grove from 8 am Sat. June 10 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Pastor Tommy Robinson, Sr. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Joe James

May 23, 2017

Joe Lewis James, Sr., 67, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm, Thursday, June 1. Visitation will resume at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Friday until religious service at 11 am. Interment...
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Tommy Richardson

May 19, 2017

Tommy Richardson, 87, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Denham Springs, departed this life Friday, May 19, 2017 at his home. Visitation at New Zion Baptist Church, 126 East St., Denham Springs from 8 am Saturday, May 27 until religious service at 10 am. Conducted by Rev. Arthur Gilmore. Interment in Richardson Cemetery, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral...
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Edgar Jackson

May 17, 2017

Edgar Jackson, Jr., 69, a resident of Baton Rouge and a former long time resident of New Orleans, departed this life Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his home. Survived by his daughters, Shanida Jackson Mathieu (Larry) and Eddreen Jackson Gillard; a brother, David B. Stevenson (Lue); a stepsister, Carmen Sims; grandchildren, Edgar, IV., Christopher, Collin, Conner and Jaila; a great grandson, Xander;...
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Ella Seals

May 17, 2017

Ella Jean Seals, 61, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Wed. May 17, 2017 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Wed. May 24 until religious service at am. Conducted by Rev. Augusta Cooper. Interment in Black Creek Cemetery, Greensburg.
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Ethel Osby

May 12, 2017

Ethel Lea Osby, 73, a resident of Walker and a former long time resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Sunday, May 7, 2017 at her home. Visitation at St. Mark Baptist Church, 13590 Dunn St., Walker from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, May 12. Visitation will resume at the church from 9 am Saturday until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Edgar L. Thomas. Interment in the church cemetery....
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Ella Hall

May 6, 2017

Ella Louise Hall entered into eternal rest on May 6, 2017, at the age of 78. She was the loving mother of of Jacqueline Hall and Julius Johnson. She is also survived by a host of siblings, numerous nieces, nephews, and family and friends. Born in Greensburg, LA on July 31, 1938; she would later be celebrated as class Salutatorian of St. Helena High School in Greensburg, in 1956. She graduated...
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Michael Johns

May 3, 2017

Michael A. Johns "Pops", 62, a resident of Walker, departed this life Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at his resident. Visitation at Unity COGIC, 30291 Walker North Rd., Walker, Elder Sterling Perkins, pastor from 9 am Wed., May 10 until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Richard Harbor. Interment in St. Mark Church Cemetery, Walker. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Mary Robinson

April 30, 2017

Mary Ann Robinson, 66, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Sunday, April 30, 2017. Religious service at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs. at 8 am Saturday, May 6. Conducted by Rev. Dr. Mary Moss. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Survived by her children, Zina Robinson, Shannon Miles and Marisia Odom; two sisters, five grandchildren and a...
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