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Our Obituaries

Herman M. Shiloh, Jr.

March 18, 2017

Herman M. Shiloh, Jr. of New Orleans, LA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 78 years old. As a life-long resident of New Orleans, he was born on September 14, 1938 to Herman A. Shiloh, Sr. and Leontine Carson Shiloh. He was a member of the second graduating class of St. Augustine Catholic High School (New Orleans) and retired as a crane...
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Fabiola Nabonne Johnson Miller

January 8, 2017

Fabiola Nabonne Johnson Miller, a native and resident of New Orleans, LA, passed away on January 8, 2017 at the age of 102. She is survived by her daughters, Lourie (Roy) Brown, Baton Rouge, LA., Vanessa (Henry-deceased) Gueringer and son George Johnson, Jr. ; brother Norbert (Irma) Nabonne, Honolulu, Hawaii. Grandchildren, Ivan (Pamela) Hogan, Michael (Shannon)Wills, Jr., DeSoto, TX., Kiksha ...
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Ursula Marie Huling Dordain

December 30, 2016

Ursula Marie Huling Dordain departed this life on December 30, 2016 at her home. She was 72 years old, a lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA and a graduate of Carver High School's class of 1962. She was the youngest child of 5 from the late Thomas and Irma Huling. Devoted wife of Raymond Dordain. Loving mother to Dennis O. Davis Jr., Rayshawn Gremillion and Raymond Williams. Sister of Olivia...
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Thomas Lee Mayberry

December 23, 2016

Thomas Lee Mayberry departed this life on Friday, December 23, 2016 at the age of 102. Husband of the late Julia and Sarah Mayberry; Son of the late George and Laura Mayberry; Father of Paulette Williams. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, 94 great-great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends...
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Sylvia Saul

December 23, 2016

Sylvia Dianne Saul, departed this life on Friday, December 23, 2016 at the age of 75; Sister of Geni Fields Butler and Percy J. Saul, Jr.; Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of Mt. Zion and St. Matthew United Methodist Churches, St. Jude Catholic Church and employees of Advantage...
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Dwayne Anthony Augustin, Sr.

December 3, 2016

Mr. Dwayne Anthony Augustin Sr., a dedicated husband and father, was born on May 10, 1970 to Ella Mae Lang Augustine and the late Joseph Seymore Augustin Sr. in New Orleans,LA. He departed this earthly life on December 3, 2016 at age 46.Dwayne leaves to cherish his memory his wife Treva Augustin to that union, three children, Tia and Takiera Augustin and Junius Smalls. His previous marriage; to...
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Ernest Boyle, Jr.

December 2, 2016

Ernest Boyle, Jr. succumbed to a lengthy illness on Friday, December 2, 2016, at home at the age of 85. He was born on August 10, 1931, in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Ernest Boyle, Sr. and Julia Boyle. He spent his formative years in Hahnville, Louisiana, and it was there, under the tutelage of Mr. Raymond Smith, that Ernest developed phenomenal skills in football, basketball, and...
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Dorothy Ward

November 25, 2016

Dorothy Daggs Jones Ward, a native of New Orleans, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 89. For I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. 2nd Timothy 4:7 Dorothy Ward was born July 30, 1927 to the late Albert and Ollie Daggs. Beloved wife of the late Willie Ward. Mother of Beatrice Robinson (McDonough), Rev. Warren Jones Jr., Ollie...
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Maceolia Julian

November 25, 2016

Maceola (Macy) Ethel Julian age 63 entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 25, 2016. Daughter of the late Lee Esther Julian, she leaves to cherish her memory 2 children Toni Marie Julian and Ethaniel E. Julian (Roshawn); 1 granddaughter Emari R. Julian; Four siblings Louis (Sharon) Noble Jr., Sherrain Alexander, Linda (Robby) Igodan and Robert (Lynette) Julian; her nephew Albert Alexander,...
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Leslie Ray Hightower

October 23, 2016

Dr. Leslie Ray Hightower, age 65 passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 23, 2016. He was the son of the late Nathaniel and Jewel Burt Hightower; beloved husband of Patricia Reynard Hightower, devoted father of Leslie Ray Hightower, II and Patrice Hightower Williams (Winston); cherished brother of Katherine Hardrick, Birmingham, Alabama; Rannie L. James, Birmingham, Alabama; Helen H....
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Morris Price, Jr.

October 22, 2016

Morris "Little Buddy" Price, Jr. on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at the age of 82, Morris Price, Jr entered into eternal rest at Touro Infirmary Hospital while surrounded by his love ones. Morris Price, Jr. was born on May 24, 1934 to the late Morris Price, Sr and Kattie Fields Price in Wisner, LA. Soon after, he became a native of Sicily Island, LA. He has been a resident of New Orleans, LA...
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Preston Pete, Sr.

September 29, 2016

Preston Pete, Sr., departed this life on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the age of 91; Beloved husband of the late Rebecca Simpson Pete; Son of the late Stella Jones Carrier and Allen Pete; Stepson of the late Joe Carrier; Devoted father of Danielle (late Steve) El-Mansura, Irma, Marlene, Gertie (Eddie), Henry (Rosalie), Preston (Verna Mae), Bennie (late Terry), Keith (Paula) and Arthur (Terry)...
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Willie Norman

September 25, 2016

Willie Norman, a native and lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA, departed this life on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the age of 91; He leaves to cherish 1 son, Robert (Myrtle) Thompson; 3 grand daughters, Jennifer and Stacey Thompson and LaToya Gathe and a host of great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. He spent his final years in the company of the residents and staff of Bayside...
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Ruby Mae Hardy Porter

August 25, 2016

Ruby Mae Hardy Porter, departed this life on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the age of 94; Beloved wife of the late Jack Porter; Daughter of the late William and Ellean Hardy; Devoted mother of Rose (Robert) Maldon; Grandmother of CaTrenna and Trenton Laurant, RoKeisha Maldon, Stephen Reeves and adopted grandson, Robert Barrios; Great grandmother of Jameshia, Trenity, Trenton, Jr. and Tyler Laurant...
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Barbara Ann Brown Richardson

August 21, 2016

Early Sunday morning on August 21st Barbara Ann Brown Richardson went home to be with the Lord at the age of 69. Daughter of the late Myrtle Mae Jackson Brown and Arthur Brown, Sr. She is survived by her long time companion Perry Miller, brothers Arthur (Antoinette) Brown Jr. and Roy (Bernadette) Kinney, sister Patricia (Lester) Bloom, son Donald Royal Richardson Jr., twin daughters Deidre...
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Linda Jenkins Dumas

August 18, 2016

Linda Jenkins Dumas departed this life on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the age of 68. Wife of Curtis Dumas. Daughter of the late Beatrice Jenkins Pomfrey. Sister of Doris Jones, Patricia Pomfrey, the late Shirley Logwood, Clarence Green, Edward Johnson, Frank and Leon Sergent. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also...
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Loretta Mary Aramburo Barbre

August 10, 2016

Loretta Mary Aramburo Barbre was born on January 10, 1935 to the union of Ferdinand Aramburo and Pauline Ledet. She departed this life to her heavenly home on August 10, 2016, at 3:45 a.m. She was a native and resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. On June 18, 1955 she married Dave Manuel Barbre. From their union six children were born, David, Michael, Manuel, Janet, Mark and Paula. She was a...
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Delores Magee Duuplessis

July 8, 2016

Delores D. Magee - Duplessis departed this life on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the age of 62. She was the beloved wife of Floyd Duplessis and daughter of Edward and Rose Davis. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Cynthia, Willie, Edward, Marlene and George Davis. She leaves to cherish her memories her son Mark Magee and granddaughters Bailey A. Magee and soon to be Brooke D. Magee due in...
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Amelia Ackers

July 7, 2016

Amelia (Jerry) Ackers, entered into heavenly peace on July 7, 2016. She was 84 years old. Loving mother of Barbara Adkins (Marland) and Wanda Brooks (Jeffery). Grandmother of Marland, Xia, and Breland Adkins; JeVon, ReJane' and Jeffery Brooks Jr. Great - grandmother of August Harrison and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends, also pastors and members of...
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James Wilson Wiley, Sr.

June 17, 2016

James Wilson "Posey" Wiley, Sr., age 44, passed away Friday, June 17th, 2016 at Tulane Medical Center. James was born and resided in New Orleans, LA where he dedicated himself to being a wonderful father and provider for his children.He is survived by his children James Wilson Wiley, Jr., Dwi'Shana Smith, Jakirai Wiley, A'Janai Wiley, and Jayla Wiley, his father, Jessie Wiley (Virginia), Sr.,...
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Faisal Puckett, Jr.

May 30, 2016

Faisal Puckett Jr. departed this life on Monday, May 30, 2016 at the age of 18. Son of Faisal Puckett Sr. and Natalyia Jones. Brother of Delexun, Malachi, Elijah and Genesis Jones, also Lea Catchings. Fiancé of Brionne Santacruze. Grandson of Alice and Neil Roy, Shirley Puckett Quest and Russell Quest. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and...
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Ruby Garcia Frilot

April 4, 2016

Ruby Garcia Frilot went to be with our Lord on April 4, 2016 at the age of 90. She was the devoted wife of the late Raymond J. Frilot. Daughter of the late Oscar and Amelia Camp Garcia. She was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers, Lester, Joseph, Hilda, Malcolm, Hazel and Melvin Garcia, Aline G. Martin, Rita G. Heisser and Lucille G. Heisser.Mother of Roseanna F. Pappion (Gregory) and...
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Jayla Rae Cook

February 14, 2016

Jayla Rae Cook departed this life on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 9. Daughter of Joseph Ray Cook Sr. and Bobbie Mason; Sister of Jessica Rae Cook, Joseph Ray Cook, Jr., and Jasmine Rae Cook; Granddaughter of Belinda Mason, Gregory Brumfield, Linda Nickerson and James Coleman. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited...
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Tyrone Bunch

February 11, 2016

Tyrone Bunch departed this life on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the age of 60. Son of the late Mattie Bunch; Father of Tyrone Brown Sr.; Brother of Jonas Guy and Deion Austin; Grandson of the late Annie Bunch. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren Ta'Ron J., Tyrone Jr., and Patyence U. Brown and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, also...
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Ellen Miller

February 2, 2016

Sister Ellen Miller (C-Ree), departed this life on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late August Miller, Sr. and Eliza Etienne Miller. Mother of Charles Michael (late Emelda), Marilyn, Craig, and Joenell Miller, Adrienne (Joseph) Florence, Patricia (Eddie) Pickens, and the late Henry (Hilda) Miller. Sister of Jannatta Miller and Hilda...
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George Cordell Martin

May 28, 1925 - January 31, 2016

George Cordell Martin, Sr., age 90, born on May 28, 1925 in Luling, LA to the late Joseph and Martha Kelly Martin, departed this life on Sunday, January 31, 2016. He was the loving husband of Naomi (Nonnie) Martin who preceded him in death after 62 years of marriage. Also preceding him in death was his daughter Valander M. Martin. He leaves to cherish his memory his sons George C. Jr., D...
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Ada Hannibal Green

January 29, 2016

Ada Louise Hannibal Green died on January 29, 2016, at age 87. She was preceded in death by her parents, Irene Hannibal Greene and Jerome Greene, Sr.; her husband, John Milton Green; and her niece, Leslie Greene. She leaves to mourn her passing three sisters, Betty Greene Gibson (Kenneth), Lyndia Green-Faust, and Andree Cazenave Reese (Donald); two brothers, Jerome Greene, Jr., (Zelda) and Noel...
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Lillie Mae Williams Favaroth

January 8, 2016

Lillie Mae Williams-Favaroth departed this life on Friday, January 08, 2016 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of Charles Favaroth Sr. Daughter of the late Louis Williams and Ida Chambers-Williams. Mother of the late Charles Favaroth Jr. Sister of Louis (Eldora), Clarence (Lois) Williams, Mable (Roland) Mack, Barbara (Alfred) Green, Doris and the late Ernest Williams, Sarah Ethelyn Stewart and Emelda...
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Helen Grimes Green

January 4, 2016

Helen "Sweetie" Grimes Green entered into eternal rest on January 4, 2016. Daughter of the late Sterling and Clara Grimes. Mother of Johnny and Barbara Green, Dianne Nelson (Wallace), Carol Green and the late Vivian Gerdes. Sister of Edward "Uncle Eddie" Grimes, the late Issac, Sterling Jr., Emma Grimes Cordier and Sedonia Grimes Cordier. She is also survived by 20 grand children, 26 great grand...
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Darlene Marie Taylor Mitchell

December 26, 2015

Darlene Marie Taylor Mitchell, 71, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at her home in New Orleans, LA. Darlene was born in Houston Texas on July 25,1944. She is preceded in death by her mother Estelle Kennedy and father William Kennedy. She attended Carver Sr. High, graduated from Booker T. Washington and Delgado Allied Health program. Darlene worked at Flint Goodridge...
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Pearl Peterson Lofton

December 20, 2015

Pearl Peterson Lofton entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Daughter of the late Thomas and Victoria Cummings Peterson. Wife of the late Herbert Lofton Sr. Mother of Sheila Lofton James (William), Brenda Lee (Michael), Gilbert Lofton Sr. , Gilda Lofton, and the late Herbert Lofton Jr. and Wanda Lofton Page. Grandmother of Gilbert Lofton, Jr. (Jewelwanda), Micah Glover Sr.,...
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Pearl Peterson Lofton

December 20, 2015

Pearl Peterson Lofton entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Daughter of the late Thomas and Victoria Cummings Peterson. Wife of the late Herbert Lofton Sr. Mother of Sheila Lofton James (William), Brenda Lee (Michael), Gilbert Lofton Sr. , Gilda Lofton, and the late Herbert Lofton Jr. and Wanda Lofton Page. Grandmother of Gilbert Lofton, Jr. (Jewelwanda), Micah Glover Sr.,...
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Ambrose Holt, Jr.

November 27, 2015

Ambrose Holt Jr. (Mitchell) departed this life on Friday, November 27, 2015. He was the son of the late Ambrose Holt Sr. and Elizabeth Washington Holt. Husband of Gwendolyn Williams Holt. Brother of Pearline Carter and Andrew Holt. He is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of Second Mount Everest Baptist...
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Lawrence C. Coulon

November 12, 2015

Lawrence C. Coulon, a World War II Veteran and retired U.S. Postal Service Worker, died at his home Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the age of 94. He was the eldest child of the late Lawrence Sr. and Harriet Jolly Coulon. Lawrence was a devout Catholic who served on the Ministerial Team for his parish church, St. Gabriel the Archangel, for over 50 years, and was a member of the Knights of Peter...
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Daryl Marshall

November 10, 2015

Daryl Marshall departed this life on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the age of 39. Son of Dorothy Marshall and the late Alphonse Bowman Sr.; Father of Daryl White and Destiny Raby - Marshall and Kiante Riley.; Brother of Sandra, Sharion, Cynthia, Schvone, Nyisha, Lateefa Marshall; Shirley Marshall - Washington and Brischea Bowman - Johnson, Alphonse Marshall, Alphonse Bowman, Jr., James Bowman...
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Blanche MacDonald Francis

October 12, 2015

Blanche M. Francis was born on Pear Street in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 31, 1926, the third of four children, to Elizabeth and Guillermo Macdonald, Jr. The youngest girl, Blanche was raised in a family where the women were taught to be disciplined, strong, and independent. Blanche learned quickly to establish her own identity and developed into a woman of character who embodied the values...
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Delores Burbank Turner

September 28, 2015

Dolores Burbank Turner, departed this life on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the age of 80; Beloved wife of the late Cliff Michael Turner, Sr.; Daughter of the late Burnell and Olga Burbank; Devoted mother of Patty Turner and the late Rhonda Turner; Sister of Doris Burbank and the late Barbara Smith; Preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Miles and Ronnie; Also survived 3 grandchildren, Crystal,...
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Ruth Brown Sanders

August 27, 2015

Ruth Brown Sanders entered into eternal rest on August 27, 2015. Wife of the late Lawrence O. Sanders, Sr. Daughter of the late James and Julia Jackson Brown. Mother of Reginald (Barbara), Dr. Raynard Sanders, Ivory Armant, and the late Lawrence Sanders, Jr. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, a host of relatives and friends. Relatives, friends, Pastors and members of...
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Linda Ann Betz

August 21, 2015

Linda Ann Betz passed away into eternal life on Friday, August 21, 2015 at her home. Daughter of the late Frank Betz and Beatrice Walls Fields. Step daughter of the late Andrew Fields. Beloved mother of Pakima Betz Stamps. Sister of Joyce F. Burkett and the late Willow Gray. Niece of Bernice Thomas. Aunt of Tanahia Benton and Kendra Gray. Great aunt of Alainah Jackson and Skylar Beton. Devoted...
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Mary Elizabeth Gary

August 17, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Gary entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 17, 2015 at the age of 58. Daughter of Loretta Eugene and the late Gary Eugene. Mother of Louis Gary Jr. (Trina), Kewana Henderson (Vernon), Antionette Hall (Michael) and the late Courtney James Gary. Sister of Michael and Thomas Eugene, Joseph White, Michael, Carol and Tammy Anthony, Felicia Boudreaux and the late Gary Eugene. She...
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Ernestine Louise Lassai

July 19, 2015

Ernestine Louise Lassai, departed this life on Sunday July 19, 2015 at the age of 64. Wife of the Late Carrol Leo Lassai. Daughter of the Late George and Marguerite V. Moore Sr. Mother of Raquel (Albert) Rankins, Cindy Lassai, Matthews Lassai, Monique (Emmit) Ramsey, Erica Lassai and Shada Lassai. Sister of Lorenzo, Lawrence, Margaret, Anatol, Ann, William, Andrew, Glenden, Clyde, Louis, Elaine,...
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Ernestine Louise Lassai

July 19, 2015

Ernestine Louise Lassai, departed this life on Sunday July 19, 2015 at the age of 64. Wife of the Late Carrol Leo Lassai. Daughter of the Late George and Marguerite V. Moore Sr. Mother of Raquel (Albert) Rankins, Cindy Lassai, Matthews Lassai, Monique (Emmit) Ramsey, Erica Lassai and Shada Lassai. Sister of Lorenzo, Lawrence, Margaret, Anatol, Ann, William, Andrew, Glenden, Clyde, Louis, Elaine,...
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Manuel Emile Potlongo, Sr.

July 10, 2015

Manuel Emile Potlongo, Sr. age 85, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 10, 2015 at his residence. Manuel was the devoted husband of the late Charlotte W. Potlongo; son of the late Stanley J. and Mary Coulon Potlongo; brother of Gilbert Potlongo and the late Gloria P. Marsh, Wilma P. Smith, Lucille P. Green, Raymond Potlongo and Stanley Potlongo. He was the beloved father of Steven Potlongo...
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Louis Junior Lee

June 29, 2015

Louis Lee entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 29, 2015. Husband of Dianne H. Lee. Son of Robert Lee and the late Annie M. Lee. Father of Karen and Sharon Lee and Valerie Haynes. Brother of Jessie, Marilyn, Terryann, Angela, Robert and Thomas. He is also survived by a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Mr. Lee was a retired pipe fitter at Avondale...
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Helen Joseph Cheatham

June 28, 2015

Helen Joseph Cheatham entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 28, 2015. She was the wife of the late William Joseph Cheatham, Sr., the daughter of Telephora and Harriet Joseph of Donaldsonville, Louisiana and the stepdaughter of Louis Lawrence, Sr. of Lockport, Louisiana.Helen was the mother of Mary Cheatham Lewis, William Cheatham, Jr., the late Royal Cheatham, Alece Cheatham Buckhalter,...
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Huey P. McConnell

June 28, 2015

Huey P. McConnell entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Husband of Ramona McConnell. Son of the late Joseph and Elsa Latour McConnell. Father of Darnell Millon (Aaron), Earl McConnell and Chris McConnell (Carolina). Grandfather of Monica M. Gray (Elliot), Dominique M. Nantambu (Kwame) and Sarah McConnell. Brother of Sylvia (Paul), Loretta, Loise, Brenda and the late Joseph (Joe),...
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Paul Hagan, Sr.

June 26, 2015

Paul J. Hagan, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 26, 2015. Husband of the late Rosamary Franklin Hagan. Son of the late Arthur and Aline Jeanjacques Hagan, Sr. Father of Paul J. (Ronnie) Hagan, Jr., Matthews L. (Gertrude) Hagan, Carl D. (Deanna) Hagan and the late Carolyn T. Haynes. Brother of the late Arthur Jr, and Louis Hagan, Almena Butler, Iona Hart and Ida Mae Campfield....
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Keith Anthony St. Etienne

May 25, 2015

Keith Anthony St. Etienne entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 25, 2015. Son of the late Emanuel and Geraldine Dionne St. Etienne; father of the late Ariel St. Etienne; brother of David and Gregory St. Etienne and the late Cheryl St. Etienne; and nephew of Joyce Dionne Broyard. He is also survived by Sarita St. Etienne Dixon and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends....
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Eleanor Lange Ferrouillet

May 15, 2015

Eleanor Lange Ferrouillet, beloved wife of the late Alvarez T. Ferrouillet, Sr., passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015. She was 89. Daughter of the late Charles Lange, Sr. and Hortensia Lange. Predeceased by her son Alvarez T. Ferrouillet, Jr. (Phyllis), her grandson Jamal Ferrouillet, sister Cleo L. Baham and brother Charles Lange, Jr. Survivors include three sons, Armand (Peggy), Eric (Jocenta...
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Sammie Steve Oliver

April 16, 2015

Sammie Steve Oliver, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the age of 69; Beloved husband of Mary McBride Oliver of 45 years; Brother of Sandra O. (Harold) Paisant; Brother - in - law of Betty J. (Louis) Andrews; Uncle of Nicole Y., Michael A. (Christine) and Marc S. (Nada) Paisant, Torrey K. (Nikki) and Travis K. Andrews; Great uncle of Lily, Emery, London, Aliyah and Jasmyne Paisant,...
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Allison Bernard Randolph III

April 10, 2015

Allison Bernard Randolph, III, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 10, 2015. He is survived by his children, Allison B. Randolph, IV (Milissa), Tania R. Hackett (Kurt), Tamia R. Alvarez (David), Jordon and Michaela Randolph; grandchildren, Allison V, Adam and Molina, Helen and Maximino, Emma and Abigail; his sisters and brother-in-laws Ann, Penny and Don, and Vaughn and Sidney. He was the former...
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Helen McGee Nealy

April 2, 2015

Helen McGee Nealy, departed this life on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Son of the late Jim McGee and Beulah McGee. Devoted wife of Elson Nealy Sr. for 65 years. Mother of Elson Jr. (Herbertine) of BR, Jerry, Doris, Helena, Malcolm (Elizabeth) of ATL; Jerome (Katrina) Lynette Coleman (James) Terri Smith (Greg) of Phonix, AZ. Trina, Vanity and the late Terry and Rose Nealy. She is also survived by 25...
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Melline Ellis Thomas

March 22, 2015

On Sunday, March 22, 2015 God called from above and brought home his new angel, Melline Ellis Thomas. Melline Ellis Thomas, age 91, was born October 14, 1923 to the late Clarence and Albertine Ellis. She was the beloved wife of the late Herbert Thomas, Sr. for 57 years. Melline worked for several years with the Orleans Parish School Board and retired to stay home to care for her grandchildren...
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Anna Wagner Taylor

March 22, 2015

Anna "Bell" Wagner Taylor entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the age of 66. Anna "Bell" Taylor was the daughter of the late Rev. Dymond and Beaulah Thomas. Beloved wife of Donald Taylor Sr., for 26years. Mother of Lynn Narcisse (Verlinda), Peggy N. Griffin (Ulysses), Leon Narcisse, Paula Narcisse, Spencer Narcisse, Nelson Ragas (Melissa), Bobby Ragas (Kimberly), and Donald...
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Henrietta R. Porter

February 14, 2015

Gracious Lady Henrietta Robinson Porter received her keys to her new heavenly home on Valentine's Day, Saturday, February 14, 2015. Upon her arrival she will be greeted by her parents, the Late Henry C. Robinson and Rosalie Hutcherson Robinson; her husband, the late George Porter, Sr. and son, the late Ralph G. Porter. She was 86. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. She was...
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Michael G. Corneiago

February 6, 2015

On Friday, February 6, 2015 at 9:34 AM at Touro Infirmary. God called Michael George Corneiago to eternal rest at the age of 47. Son of the late Edna Corneiago and George Lewis. Michael was educated in the New Orleans Public School System and graduated from F.T. Nicholls High School in 1985. He was baptized at an early age and re-dedicated his life to Christ in 2003. Michael was President of the...
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Monroe Spurlock, Jr.

December 21, 2014

Monroe Spurlock Jr. departed this life on December 21, 2014 at the age of 59. Beloved son of the late Evelyn Essex Spurlock and Monroe Spurlock Sr. The father of Karinthia Brown, Craig Brown, and Monroe Spurlock III. Brother of Jacquelyn Spurlock Bradley, Kenneth Cedric Sr. and Darlene Spurlock. He's also survived by six grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives....
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Emmett J. Lodree, Sr.

December 16, 2014

Emmett J. Lodree, Sr., entered into eternal rest December 16, 2014. Son of the late Emmett and Dorita Dozier Lodree. Father of Emmett J. (Anika) Lodree, Jr, and Arriane Lodree (Edward, Sr.) Bodden; Grandfather of Emmanuel, Aaron, and Aeneas Lodree, Edriel and Edward Bodden, Jr.; Brother of Joseph and Kermit Lodree and the late Shirley Lodree Dixon. Uncle of a Dedicated Niece of Angelique Jarrell....
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Elvina Kuykendall

November 9, 2014

Elvina Kuykendall entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the age of 69. Wife of Gary Kuykendall. Daughter of Arthur Washington Sr. and Amelia Lundi. Mother of Debra, Gail, Linda, Lynnora, Elton, Diana, and William Jones and the late Brian Jones. Sister of Arthur Jr., Merlin, Jackie, and Seola Washington and the late Marian Washington. Grandmother of Dashon, Elton Jr., Brian,...
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Henry Lee Smith, Sr.

November 2, 2014

Henry Lee Smith, Sr., age 78 a long time resident of New Orleans, La passed away on Sunday November 2, 2014 at 11:35 pm. at his home. He is survived by his beloved wife Fay Ola Smith of 56 years. Father of Henry Lee Smith, Jr., Shirley Ann Smith, Bert C. Smith, and Christopher J. Smith, Sr. He was a retired HVAC technician. He also owned and operated his own taxicab service. He was born in...
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Janet Alma Stanton Coleman

November 2, 2014

Janet Alma Stanton Coleman died on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:25pm. Beloved daughter of the late Dr. Robert and Vivian Stanton. Mother of Janet Camille Whitworth and Danielle Whitworth Barnes (Victor). Sister of Beverly Stanton McKenna (Dr. Dwight) and Joan Stanton Payseur (Dr. Stephon) of Dallas, TX. Niece of Jean Derricotte of Defiance, OH. Grandmother of Victor Cameron and Vivian...
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Floyd Marshall Rose

October 15, 2014

Floyd Marshall Rose (aka Dave or Coony) was called to eternal rest on Wednesday October 15, 2014 at the age of 59. Son of the late Arthur and Beulah Rose; Brother of Goldie Thomas, Patsy Severin, and the late Joseph and Willie Rose; He is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, also members of St....
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Ernest Raymond Gray

September 15, 2014

Ernest Raymond Gray entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the age of 87. Son of the late Ernest D. and Cornelia Gray. Father of Manuel Palmer, Linda Daniels, Kevin Gray Tervalon Sr., and the late Edward R. Gray Sr. Brother of Elton (Carol) Gray, Annie Mae Ferbos, Kermit Gray and the late Herbert Gray. Father-in-law of Charmaine Gray. Grandfather of Alicia, Ashton and...
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Willie Mae Barnes

September 7, 2014

Mrs. Willie Mae Barnes died on Sunday Morning, September 7, 2014 at the age 96. She was the daughter of the late Berry and Francis Mack, wife of the late William Barnes, mother of Barbara Harrison (Percy) and Melvin Barnes (Tena), also survived by Seven (7) grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, a Host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and frieds of the family, also...
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Georgiana Foster Davillier

August 30, 2014

Georgiana Foster Davillier passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Wife of the late Cyril A. Davillier Sr. Daughter of the late Walter amd Darcus Pellibone Foster, Sr. Mother of Cyril Jr. (Bellanita) and Cedric Sr. (Cheryl). Sister of Betty (Sidney III) Cates, Harvey (Emelda) Foster and the late Earlie Winnier and Walter Foster Jr. She is also survived by a brother in law of Lawrence Winnier,...
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Francis Peter DeGruy, Sr.

August 28, 2014

Francis Peter (Skeeze) DeGruy, Sr., served his country as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army 92nd Infantry, Buffalo Solider during World War II. He entered into eternal rest on August 28, 2014. Beloved Husband of the late Marian DeGruy. Father of Francis Peter DeGruy, Jr., Allison Taylor and the late Gerard DeGruy; Son of the late Olivia Pajeaud DeGruy and George DeGruy. Also survived by 6...
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Cecelia Netter

August 7, 2014

Cecelia Delores Netter entered into eternal rest after a brief illness at the age of 81 on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Cherished mother of Tanya M. Netter- Wilson (Carlos). Beloved daughter of the late Amy Edwards and Adolph Netter. Sister of Dorothy Netter, Patricia Baham, and Catherine Harris. She is also survived by three granddaughters, Cheyanne Daunoy, Cionne and Courtney Wilson along with...
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Lloyd Allen Williams

July 29, 2014

Lloyd Allen Williams entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the age of 87 at St. Luke's Nursing Home. Born to the late Charles L. and Margaret DuBois-Williams. Husband of the late Althea Domio-Williams. Father of Lloyd Jr. (Beverly), Katherine (John) Kight, Craig (Sheleste) and Gisele (Ronald) Despenza. Brother of Rosie and the late Dorethea (Daniel) Zuniga. He is also...
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Lloyd Russell Henry, Sr.

July 18, 2014

LLOYD RUSSELL HENRY SR., a retired commercial fisherman and captain of the "DANNY PAN" passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at Greenbriar Care Center at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Hester Moran Henry; Loving father of Lloyd Jr. and Danny (LaSonda), Doreen Williams (Anatole), Selma Stovall (James), Julie Aguilar(Jason), Pandora Patt(David Sr.), Madora Henry, and the late Selena Henry;...
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Lawrence Glapion

July 17, 2014

Lawrence P. Glapion III, age 58, was called home on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his home surrounded by his mother and sister; Beloved son of Eleanor H. Glapion; Brother of Lydia Glapion (Melvin, Jr.) Days; Uncle and godfather of Lauren H. Days; Also survived by his favorite uncle, Byron Glapion and a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of family are invited to attend the...
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Jessie Mullens, Jr.

July 11, 2014

Rev. Jessie Mullens, Jr. departed this life on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the age 80. Devoted husband of Prophetess Cornelia Emery Mullens. Son of the late Jessie Mullens, Sr. and the late Elsie White Mullens. Father of the late Ruby Lee Mullens and Linda London. Brother of William and Wash Mullens, Ida (John) Sellers and Kitty Ruth. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, two great...
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Bernard Santiago, Sr.

July 6, 2014

Bernard "Nordie" Santiago, Sr., passed away quietly and peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the age of 79. Father of Lesalee (Donald) Wheeler, Bernard, Jr. (Sharon), Darren, Byron, Jr. (Josie) and Janice Santiago. Son of the late Hilda Thomas Santiago and Sidney Santiago, Sr. Brother of Wilfred, Sr., Gary (Danielle) Santiago, Gwendolyn Gleason and Ruby Encalade. Brother in...
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Ruby Mae Daniels

June 9, 2014

Ruby Mae Daniels, Beloved daughter of the late Leroy and Ruth Daniels entered into eternal rest on Monday June 9, 2014.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Assumption Church, 923 Josephine St., NOLA, on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 10:00 am; Visitation will begin at 9:00 am; Interment: Holt Cemetery; Arrangements by DW Rhodes Funeral...
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Mary Pipes Green

April 28, 2014

Mary Pipes Green entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the age of 94. Wife of the late Harold W. Green. Daughter of the late Frank Felton and Rosella Harrell Pipes, Sr. Mother of Ronald Green, Charlyn Green Bachemin and the late Wayne Edward Green. Sister of the late Frank F. Pipes Jr. and Thelma Pipes Bowser. She is also survived by two grandchildren Kevin Bachemin and Sonya B....
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