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Mitchell Powell

June 22, 2017

Mitchell Powell entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Husband of Carol Ann Robinson Powell. Son of the late Edward D. and Gracie Lee Magee Powell. Father of Karl Johnson, Kris Johnson and Ann Robinson. Brother of Denise Powell and the late Doyle (Doris) Powell. He is also survived by a 6 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives...
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Niketta Nicole Bryant

June 11, 2017

Niketta Nichole "Nikki" Bryant passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the age of 30. She is the daughter of Chicquita B. Singletary (Gary) and Junius "Charlie" Bryant (Anita), the mother of Brandin Keith Miller, Jr., brother of Gabriel Williams and the devoted companion of Brandin Keith Miller, Sr. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives,...
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Shirley Thomas Ackerson

June 8, 2017

Shirley Thomas Ackerson departed this life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the age of 67; Wife of James Ackerson, Jr.; Daughter of the late Clyde Thomas and Lillian Jones Stewart; Mother of Sabrina Jones Delpit and Shaiquandra Shantel Jones; Stepmother of Consuella and Nichole Ackerson; Sister of Catherine Octave, Dorian Browder and the Willie Parker, Marquerite Stewman and Juanita Parker;...
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Calvin Joseph Baloney

June 3, 2017

Calvin Joseph Baloney, 64, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. Son of Lois Martin and the late Clarence Baloney. Severina A. Baloney & Cynthia Howard. Father of Tasha Baloney-Johnson, John Johnson III, Tanya Baloney-Foster, Carlen Foster, Tara Baloney-Daniels, Dinno Daniels. Brother of Linda Adams, Clarence Adams, Charles Bellany & Jimmy Bellany. He is also survived by a host of...
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Earnest Jackson

April 2, 2017

Earnest Jackson departed this life on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 78; Devoted husband of Alice Cockerham Jackson; Son of the late James Jackson, Sr. and Mary Jones; Father of Andre Jackson, Melodie (Orlando) Thomas and Everall Jackson; Brother of James Lee Jackson; He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friendsRelatives and friends of the...
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Sharon L. Lewis

March 5, 2017

Sharon L. Lewis was born on January 8, 1955, in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was the second child born to the late Gus and Eurydice Lewis. On March 5, 2017, she entered into eternal rest at the age of 62. Sharon attended Mary Dora Coghill elementary and St. Mary's Academy where she graduated in 1971. She was the beloved wife of Bryan Lewis Sr. over forty years. To this union two sons were born...
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David Eaglin

March 2, 2017

David Anthony Eaglin passed away on Thursday, March 2 2017. David was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 15, 1967. He was the youngest son of James "Jimmy" and Florida Eaglin. David was educated at an early age at Immaculate Heart of Mary Grammar School. He attended Holy Redeemer High School and graduated from Marion Abramson High School.David was employed by the Westin...
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Cynthia Ann Martin Hughes

January 27, 2017

Cynthia Ann Martin Hughes departed this life on Friday January 27, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Earl Hughes Sr.; Daughter of the late Leonard and Adele Martin Sr; Loving mother of Anitra Taylor (Jerome), Corey Martin Sr.(Shawtell) and Ashley Martin (Othello); Sister of Debra Martin, Darryl Martin Sr.(Ann Jean), Gregory Martin (Malita), the late Leonard Martin Sr. and Linda Hawkins. She is...
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Vera A. Harrison Bell

January 20, 2017

Beloved Mother, sister, aunt was called home to rest January 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Willis Bell Jr., her son Darryl Len Bell and her parents Calvin & Mary Harrison. During her earlier years Vera worked as a chef for local eateries around Slidell. She was well known and sought after for her excellent culinary skills. Vera had 7 siblings who preceded her in death....
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Marlene Vanessa Dillon

January 16, 2017

Marlene Vanessa Dillon, departed this life on Monday January 16, 2017 at the age of 52. Wife of Leo Young, Jr; Beloved Daughter of the late Isaac and Savannah Dillon; Loving mother of Erica Dillon and Leo Young III; Sister of Isaac, Robert, Keith, Maurice, David, also the late Angela and Michael Dillon; Aunt of Leonard, Keith Jr., Scott, Ariel and Michelle Dillon. She is also survived by 2...
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Duane Proctor CarKum, Sr.

January 6, 2017

Duane Proctor Carkum, Sr. departed this life on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 51. Husband of Nettie Jones-Carkum. Son of Bernice Proctor Carkum and the late Curtis Carkum. Father of Duane Jr, Darrin, & Curtis Carkum, Dywanye' Washington, Kaylon Plessy, Andeka Antoine, Shirley Bingham, and Troy Jones. Brother of Shelly Carkum Lombard (Stephen), Curtis W. Carkum III (Antoinette), ...
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Duane Proctor CarKum, Sr.

January 6, 2017

Duane Proctor Carkum, Sr. departed this life on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 51. Husband of Nettie Jones-Carkum. Son of the late Curtis & Bernice Proctor Carkum. Father of Duane Jr, Darrin, & Curtis Carkum, Dywanye' Washington, Kaylon Plessy, Andeka Antoine, Shirley Bingham, and Troy Jones. Brother of Shelly Carkum Lombard (Stephen), Curtis W. Carkum III (Antoinette), &...
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Hugh John Higgins, Jr.

December 20, 2016

Hugh John Higgins, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the age of 76. Devoted husband of Janet James Higgins. Son of the late Hugh John Higgins, Sr. and Agnes Lewis Higgins. Father of Carlos J. Higgins (Debra) and Brett Higgins. Brother of Thaddeus of Los Angeles, California and the late Jerome Higgins. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Carlos Higgins, Jr., Dominick...
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David Paul Jackson

December 18, 2016

David Paul Jackson departed this life on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at the age of 55. Companion of Taleshia Duncan. Son of Bobbie Cusher and Milton Jackson Sr. Father of Deldra, Darrell, Courtney, Davyonne, Davielle, David, and DeJon. Brother of Milton Jackson Jr. and Dwayne Jackson. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and...
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Elsie Palmer Burkhalter

December 10, 2016

Elsie Palmer Burkhalter, departed from this life on Saturday December 10, 2016 at the age of 74 in Slidell, LA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Elbridge Palmer and Louise Casnave Palmer; husband, Jesse Lee Phillips; son, Kevin Michael Burkhalter; daughter-in-law, Anita Dunnaway Burkhalter and grand-daughter, Londyn Durr; siblings, Janice Palmer Scott, Sylvia Palmer Jeter, Sorola...
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Doris Parker Seaton

December 7, 2016

Doris Parker Seaton entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the age of 82. Wife of the late C W "Charles" Seaton. Daughter of the late Louis Parker and Beulah Banks Parker. Mother of the late Ronnie Seaton Sr. Sister of Lloyd Parker and the late Louis Parker Jr. Grandmother of Ronnie Jr. (Tyronica), Brian Sr. Eddie Sr. (Jennifer), Xavier, and Samir Seaton and Kerry (Wellington...
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Future Paul Lee, Sr.

December 2, 2016

Future Paul Lee Sr. departed this life on Dec. 2, 2016, at the age of 42. Future attended John McDonough Sr. High School and was employed by Boh Brothers and S&J Construction Companies. He was a champion game and cock fighter, earning multiple representations in Gamefowl Magazine throughout the years.He was the husband of Megan Williams, beloved son of Joseph Chesterfield Lee Jr. and Phyllis...
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Joann Marie Brown

December 2, 2016

Joann Marie Brown was born January 13, 1966, to the union of Jacqueline B. Brown and Joseph Brown, in New Orleans, LA. On December 2, 2016, at the age of 50, the Lord called our beloved Joann home to receive her crown and to live with Him forever. Joann is preceded in death by her grandfather, Willie J. Huntley and grandmother, Viola Bradley. She leaves precious memories to her loving and devoted...
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Jacqueline Carroll

December 1, 2016

Jacqueline "Jackie" Maria Carroll, 60, after a hard fought battle with breast cancer, departed this earthly life on December 1, 2016, in the peace and comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. Jackie was born into the union of the late Joseph (Scott) Brady and Lillie Hollingsworth Brady on January 23, 1956.She was a devout Christian and worshiped the Lord faithfully. She received a...
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Roger H. Winchester, Jr.

November 30, 2016

Roger H. Winchester Jr., passed away on November 30, 2016 at the age of 70. Son of the late Marjorie Belcina Pajeaud and Roger H. Winchester Sr.. Father of Dietrich (Monique), Roger (Angela), Jennifer and Brandon. Grandfather of Brad, Paige, Chelsea and Caitlin. Brother of Lyle Pajeaud, Dr. Daphne (Dr. Keith) Ferdinand, Lynne (Crawford) Spooner and the late Belcina Winchester. He is also survived...
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Mary Ella Thomas

November 27, 2016

Mother Mary Ella Gray-Thomas, age 90, retiree of Charity Hospital, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 27, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Harold "Father Josh" Thomas. Daughter of the late Robert Gray, Sr. and Odeal Nora Gray. Step-daughter of Emma Gray. Niece of Rev. Huey Hayes (Helen) Gray and the late Charlie Gray. Loving mother of Harold, Jr., Harold Robert, George, Sr, (Renee),...
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Vernon Palmer Thomas

November 12, 2016

Vernon Palmer Thomas, age 63, passed away peacefully at Baton Rouge General Hospital on Saturday, November 12, 2016. He was the devoted son of the late Felton and Frances Louise Helm Thomas; beloved husband of Dr. Sarah Moody Thomas; loving father of Nakia McAdoo (Dr. Efrem McAdoo), Elmhurst, IL, Vernon Wesley Thomas, Baton Rouge, James Felton Thomas (Kayla Turner), New Orleans, Hunter Francis...
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Pauline Boykin Perrault

November 5, 2016

Pauline Boykin Perrault, age 77, of New Orleans, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Beloved wife of Ricardo Paul Perrault, Sr., Mother of Ricardo Paul Perrault, Jr. (Lynette), Gregory Perrault (Tranell), David Perrault (Marlene), Desiree Perrault-Bell (Jason), Cindy Yost (Keith), Karin Perrault (Renard). Preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Mary Boykin, her brother John Boykin and...
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Cynthia Beth Calhoun

November 3, 2016

Cynthia Beth Calhoun received her call to glory on Thursday, November 3, 2016. She was the third of nine children born to the Godly union of the late Guy Lee and Manervia Meeks Calhoun. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Isaac Charles and her nephew Timothy Nicholas Calhoun. Cynthia was a graduate of Francis T. Nicholls High School Class of 1977 and a retired Supervisor of...
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Beverly Sorina Robert

October 28, 2016

Beverly Sorina Robert departed this life on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the age of 76. Wife of Maurice C. Robert. Sr. Daughter of the late Anthony Sorina and Beatrice Farve Sorina. Mother of Cheryl Robert, Deany (Demesia) Robert and the late Maurice C. Robert Jr. Sister of Alphonse Nicholson, Lydia Taylor, Bernice Coleman, Patricia Antoine, Althea Barriere, Edwin Sorina, the late Joseph Nicholson...
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Dora Smith

October 21, 2016

105 years ago, Dora Carney Smith was born on a farm near St. Francisville, Louisiana on July 1911, to the union of Paris and Julia Crawford of St. Francisville, Louisiana. At an early age, Dora accepted Christ and was baptized at Rosedown Baptist Church of St. Francisville, Louisiana. She attended the local schools of West Feliciana Parish and completed eight years at the top of her class. As a...
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Margaret Shade

September 27, 2016

Margaret L. Shade passed away on Tuesday, September 27 at the age of 93. She was a New Orleans native and retired teacher with the Orleans Parish Public Schools System. She received her bachelor's degree from Xavier University, began her career in Franklinton, LA and later taught at George Washington Carver and Marion Abramson Senior High Schools.Beloved daughter of the late Nellie Saizan...
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Mary Louise Baham Lewis

September 24, 2016

Mary Louise Baham Lewis was called to rest on Saturday, September 24, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Alex Isaac Lewis III. Predeceased by parents Maurice (Morris) and Florence Marquez Baham and paternal siblings, Earl Baham, Jane McSwain, Pearl Spivey, Artimease Hart and Ella Hart. Loving and proud mother of Alex IV and his wife Kasia Lewis, Carlton and his wife Charmaine Lewis, Christopher...
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Jacqueline Bernice Walker

September 18, 2016

Jacqueline Bernice Walker entered into eternal rest on September 18, 2016 at the age of 48. Wife of John Kelly. Daughter of Charles and Edna Walker. Blessed mother of Derrick, Ashley and Tikishia Walker. Grandmother of Ashanti, Aayliah, Lonzell, Dejaney and Derrick Walker Jr. Sister of Shonetta Walker, Janice Hawkins, Charles Walker, Cedric Walker and the late Curtis J. Walker Sr. She is also...
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Victoria Victor Morgan

September 16, 2016

Victoria Victor Morgan, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 16, 2016 at the age of 86; She grew up in Supples, LA, which was, in later years, renamed St. Catherine, LA, where she attended school in Iberville Parish. She was a faithful, loyal and dedicated member of Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church where she served as an usher on the Usher Board for over 50 years; Daughter of...
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Willie Bias III

September 9, 2016

Willie Bias III. The final chapter of Willie's earthly life suddenly ended at the age of 69 in Ruston, LA. Son of Almettia Bias and the late Willie Bias Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories his mother Almettia Bias, one brother Conrad A. (Karen) Bias, one niece Delon (Brian) Quinn, two great nieces Daneia Mitchell and Blair Quin and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends....
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Lorraine Davis

August 24, 2016

Lorraine passed peacefully from this life the evening of August 24, 2016 after a gradual decline in health. She was born July 1, 1941 and is survived by her husband, James R. Davis, MD, three sons, Terrence Jackson, Tyrone Jackson and Troy Davis, step-daughter, Barbara L. Davis, MD. and her Sister-in-law Elaine J. Davis. She was proceeded home by her step-father Wilbert Butler and mother Muriel...
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David LeBlanc, Jr.

July 31, 2016

David LeBlanc Jr. departed this life on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the age of 64. He was the husband of Yolanda Nash LeBlanc. Son of the late David LeBlanc Sr. and Edwina Joseph LeBlanc and Aggie Robinzine. Father of David LeBlanc III, Catina LeBlanc-Favorite (Terry), Terrance Lieteau, Gerald Jefferson (Chassidy), Cornell Jefferson (Shawanda), Devin Jefferson (Kawandalla), and Lavar Jefferson ...
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Norris Brister

July 31, 2016

Norris Brister entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the age of 51. He was born in New Orleans, LA to the union of the late Leola and Monroe Brister. He was the 12th of 13 children. He was baptized at an early age at First Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Bishop James Feltus Jr. He was educated in Orleans Parish School System G.W. Carver Class of 1982. He was...
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James Parker Anderson

July 31, 2016

James Parker Anderson entered into eternal rest on Sunday July 31, 2016. Beloved husband of Audrey Taylor Anderson; Father of Rhonda (Anthony) Jenkins of Katy, TX; Michael (Gailene) Anderson of The Colony, TX; Kevin (Cassandra) Anderson of Rosenberg, TX; and Michelle (Leo) Mercadel of New Orleans, LA. James is also survived 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 1 Godchild, along with a...
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Allaine Martin Gibson

July 24, 2016

Allaine Jennifer Martin, age 69, born on May 14, 1947, in New Orleans, LA to the late George and Naomi Martin departed this life on Monday, July 25, 2016.She was preceeded in death by her son, Kevin T. Raines, a sister, Valander Martin, grandsons, Kendall Raines and John A. Raines, III, and a great granddaughter, Jordyn Ancar. She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Naomi Mark and...
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Peter Lester Sampson

July 5, 2016

Peter Lester Sampson departed this life on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the age of 83. Husband of Alcina James Sampson; Son of Carrison Sampson and Olivia Babino; Stepson of Theresa F. Sampson. Father of Donald R. Sampson, MD, Gwendolyn Sampson Ferrand and Sonja M. Sampson, Esq. Brother of Dorothy, Felton and Carrison Sampson, Jr., Marshall Green, Margarite Hall and the late Paul, Albert, Selton,...
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Elroy Clement Stroughter

July 3, 2016

Elroy Clement Stroughter entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Husband of Mayetta Stroughter. Son of the late Richard Stroughter Sr. and Albertha Forrester Stroughter. Father of Andrea Lee, Torin Hall, Adrian Hall, and Arnell Stroughter. Stepfather of Annetta Gordon and Kendall Gordon. Brother of Jean Stroughter Harris and the late Richard Stroughter Jr and James W. Stroughter Sr. ...
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Versey Marie Hughes

June 29, 2016

Versey Marie Hughes, departed this life to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, June 29, 2016 at the age of 74. She was the beloved daughter of the late Jessie "Willie" Hughes, Jr. and Alice Williams Hughes. She leaves with cherished memories her beloved children; Jeffery Hughes, Sr. (Leslie) and Michelle Ordogne Green; her devoted "little" sisters, Katherleen Pride and Lois Dorsey (Michael)...
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Nnamdi Richard Louis

May 22, 2016

Nnamdi Richard Louis AKA "Detroit" transitioned to God on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the age of 20.Nnamdi was born April 30, 1996 in Detroit, Michigan to Dr. Heidi Lovett Daniels and Richard Louis. He attended International School of Louisiana for elementary school where he became fluent in French. Nnamdi attended McMain for middle school and graduated from John McDonough #35 High School...
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Robert Vaughn

May 21, 2016

Robert Vaughn died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Kindred Hospital of New Orleans. He was 59. Mr. Vaughn was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a resident of W.I. Moore Utopia Group Home in Violet Louisiana for the past 28 years. Son of the late Scott Vaughn and Frances Gates Chissell, stepson of the late David Chissell Sr. and brother of the late Joseph Vaughn. Survived by two sisters, Lois...
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Hilda Thomatis McKay

May 12, 2016

Hilda Thomatis McKay entered her eternal rest on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the beautiful age of 91. She was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Arthur and Louise Auzout Thomatis. She was preceded in death by her eldest son Paul McKay, Jr., her sons-in-law Ferdinand Diaz and Aldwin LaMothe; three sisters Victoria Vappie, Ida Duplessis, and Carlotha Houlemard; two brothers Joseph Thomatis and...
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Josephine Ida Major

April 16, 2016

Josephine Ida Major, age 91, a native of St. Bernard and a resident of New Orleans, La, passed away on April 16, 2016. Beloved mother of the late Hiram Major. Daughter of the late John and Lillian Major. Sister of the late John Major, Ophelia White, Fabiola Newell, Joyce Lowe and Lillian Yvette Keyser. Aunt of the late Calvin Jones Jr. Wonderful and caring grandmother to Melinda Jordan, Jenique ...
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Meldon Russell Woods

April 8, 2016

Meldon Russell Woods was blessed with eternal peace on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Passages Hospice, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 88. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Audrey Breaux Woods, and four devoted children : Cabrina Woods Harrison (Barry Sr.), Rhea Woods (Lawrence Donsereaux), Wayne Woods (Gwendolyn) and Justin Woods. The apples of his eyes were his 8...
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Mary Harris

March 29, 2016

Mary Rachal Harris, departed this life on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the age of 80. Wife of late Harold B. Harris, Sr.; Daughter of the late John B. and Enola Rachal; Mother of Melinda Cottingham, Gloria Barnes (William), Sherrell Harris, Harold Harris, Jr. (Evelyn), Cynthia Harris (JL), and Paul Harris; She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a host of nieces,...
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Earl Hankton, Sr.

March 14, 2016

Deacon Earl Hankton, Sr. went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the age of 96. A native of Raceland, Louisiana, he was a longtime resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a World War II Veteran. Earl Sr. is survived by his wife of 75 years, Louise Jackson Hankton and one son, Earl Hankton, Jr. (Carolyn). Five grandchildren - Chanda, LaMonica and Earl Hankton III,...
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Rickey Butler, Jr.

March 12, 2016

Rickey Peter Butler Jr "Lil Rick" entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the age of 30. Son of Rickey Peter Butler Sr. and the late Debra Blunt Butler. Grandson of Audrey Butler and the late Rosalie Blunt, Manual Blunt Sr. and Hilliard Butler Sr. Nephew of Tanga Wilson, Manuel Jr. and Rodney Blunt, Sybil Hall, Hilliard Jr., Oolinka, and Darren Butler. He is also survived by a...
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Lue Ellen Nunez

February 29, 2016

Lue Ellen Nunez entered into eternal life on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the age of 81. Wife of the late Hilario J. Nunez. Daughter of the late Willie and Hattie Brooks Collins. Mother of the late Martin Nunez. Sister of Rita Mae Howard, Bruce Brooks and the late Vivian Ellow. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Lue Ellen was a teacher at...
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Isabelle Spurlock

February 28, 2016

Isabelle Spurlock departed this life on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the age of 77. Wife of Howard Spurlock; daughter of the late Lionel Bradford and Ophelia Bolden Bradford; Mother of Linda Anderson, Joseph Spurlock and the late Frank Spurlock; sister of Aliece Robertson and Helen Clark; five siblings preceded her in death. She is also survived by a devoted friend Thomas Weathersby, 7...
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Jerome Collette

February 18, 2016

Jerome "Gus" Collette passed away on February 18, 2016 at the age of 49. Devoted husband of Yvonne Marie Collette. Loving father of Jerome Brandon Collette (Tywanda Given fiancée). Beloved son of Martin and Audrey Collette Jr. Brother of Deborah Collette, Michael Collette, Lisa (Kenneth) Thompson and the late Sharon Collette Llopis. Son in law of Stella Moran and the late Kermit Moran....
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Verna Cooper Duckworth

February 14, 2016

Verna Elizabeth Cooper Duckworth, on February 14, 2016, age 87, entered into eternal life at Lafon Nursing Facility of the Holy Family in New Orleans, LA. She was the loving wife of the late Ore B. Duckworth, Sr. She is survived by a daughter, Irma Duckworth; her sons, Ore, Jr. (Sandra) Duckworth, Byron Duckworth, Michael Duckworth, and Mervyn, Sr., (Cherie) Duckworth; and mother of late the...
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Alvin M. Simon

January 22, 2016

Alvin Simon entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 22, 2016. Husband of Edith R. Simon. Father of Kevin M. (Juwana) Simon. Brother of Marjorie Simon Joseph and the late Carol Simon Davis. Grandfather of Kristopher M. Simon and the late Kameron H. Simon. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also Priest and...
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Estelle Duncan Batiste

January 3, 2016

Estelle Duncan Batiste departed this life on Sunday, January 03, 2016 at the age of 77. Wife of Clarence Batiste; Daughter of Annie D. Watkins and Norah Duncan Sr.; Mother of Lois Banks (Michael), Janis Williams (Saul), Denise Batiste and Antionnette Thornton (Kerry). Sister of Emanuel and Rosemary Duncan; the late Beatrice Hills, Mary Square, Cora Brown, Viola Moorehead, Isaac and Norah Duncan...
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Marguerite Williams

December 19, 2015

Marguerite Williams entered into eternal rest at her home on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at the age of 75. She was born to the union of the late Leonard Williams Sr. and Rebecca Johnson. She was the beloved mother of Barrin W. Davis and the late Derrick R. Williams. The devoted companion of Bernard Cargo Sr. The cherished guardian of Tanesha S. Irvin and Tyler C. Sanchez. The loving sister of...
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Letha S. Ashmore

December 13, 2015

Letha S. Ashmore entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 13, 2015. She was the Beloved wife of the late Delmus G. Ashmore; Daughter of the late Henry and Aline Sterling; Mother of Jonald Walker, Jr. and Dimitri Ashmore, Sr.; Godmother of the late Theresa Hendricks-Helaire. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Peter Raymond Frank, Jr.

December 11, 2015

Peter Raymond Frank Jr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 11, 2015 at the age of 75. Husband of Elizabeth P. Frank. Son of Peter Raymond and Kittoria Bouie Frank Sr. Father of Wanda (Andre) Ringenwald, Peter Frank, Adam Frank, Nina Jones, Valdena Brown and Denise Thomas. Brother of Dora Pierre, Glenn Frank and the late Estelle Frank. Son in law of the late Octave and Louise Phillips....
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Harry Theodore Cloud, Sr.

November 27, 2015

Harry Theodore Cloud Sr. departed this life on Friday, November 27, 2015 at the age of 81. He was the husband of Melinda Smiley Cloud; Son of late James and Cecil Cloud Sr.; Father of Tara Cloud Buckley, Karen Cloud, and Harry Theodore Cloud Jr.; Brother of Elenora C. Morris and Theodore Cloud; Grandfather of Dana Buckley, Rory Buckley and Christopher Johnson Jr. He is also survived by a host...
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Shirley Riley

November 26, 2015

Shirley May Hollis McManus Riley was born to the late James Hollis and the late Edna Burno Hollis Broomsey in New Orleans, LA and Step father, the late Reverend Dallas Broomsey of Kingston, Jamaica; Shirley departed this life and transitioned on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.Shirley was baptized by the late Rev. Granerson of the Austerlitz Street Baptist Church, taught Sunday School, and a...
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Sandra Marie Brown

November 22, 2015

Sandra Marie Brown, departed this life on Sunday, November 22, 2015 in Hattiesburg, MS at the age of 49; daughter of the late Eva and Frank Brown, Sr.; mother of Jackie and Brandon Brown; sister of Wayne, Oscar and Gregory Brown and the late Frank Brown, Jr.; grandmother of Harmony Monae Louis; Devoted friend of Cornell Simon; also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.Relatives and...
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Elme Bienemy Espadron

November 13, 2015

Elme Bienemy Espadron entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 13, 2015. Wife of the late Harry Espadron. Daughter of the late Sidney and Emily Green Bienemy. Mother of Barbara Manuel, Janice Washington, Lois (Larry) Aisola, Carolyn, Lloyd, Jimmy, Harriet, Justine, Norma, Ferdinand, and Janet Espadron, Timothy Brock, Kennedy Washington, Leroy McElveen, Leroy Brock and the late Barry Espadron...
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Alphonse Johnson, Sr.

November 12, 2015

Alphonse Johnson Jr. at the age of 83 of New Orleans, Louisiana went home to receive his crown on November 12, 2015. His transition occurred at home surrounded by his legacy.Alphonse Johnson was born in New Orleans Louisiana to Alphonse Sr. and Martha Palmer Johnson. He entered the United States Air Force in 1950 as a young man ascending to the rank of Sr. Master Sergeant serving his country in...
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Bessie Dunbar Roussell

October 24, 2015

Bessie D. Roussell entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 24, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Roussell Jr. Daughter of the late Phillip and Rosa Nell Dunbar. Loving mother of LaRosa Smith, Rosanell Alphonse, Elsie King and Rosana (Edwin) Trufant. Grandmother of Millard (Keisha) Smith III, Stacey (Tim) Andrade, Erika (Chaz) Ruiz and Megan Tillman. She is also survived by...
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Terry Green

October 12, 2015

Terry Green peacefully entered into eternal rest at Ferncrest Manor on Monday, October 12, 2015 at the age of 59. She was a native and resident of New Orleans, LA. Beloved companion of Angela Washington. Loving father of Marcus Merrell, Sondreka Haynes, Kevin Robinson, Freddy Welch, Terry Green, Jr. and Terry Robinson; his stepmother, Theresa Green; survived by his siblings, Gary, Damian and...
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Michael Francois, Jr.

October 12, 2015

Michael E. Francois Jr., affectionately known as "Champ" entered into eternal rest on Monday, October12, 2015 surrounded by family at University Medical Center New Orleans, La, he was 57. He was so of Michael E. and Olivia Francois Sr. He graduated from George Washington Carver High School. He was a well-respected Freelance Mechanic and former longshoreman. He is survived by devoted son...
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Barry G. Theophile

October 10, 2015

Barry George "Country" Theophile, age 60, entered into eternal rest with God on Saturday October 10, 2015. Son of the late Leonard and Dorothy Jefferson Theophile Sr.; Loving husband of Miriam Theophile; Devoted father of Byron Williams; Stepfather of Jeannine and the late Lakisha Lewis; Brother of Beverly Jones, Paula Bordenave, Dorothy, Burnell Sr., Alfred, Carl and the late Leonard Jr.,...
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Walter Jones

October 5, 2015

Walter Jones, an associate minister at St. Mark Baptist Church, departed this life on Monday, October 5, 2015 at the age of 74; Beloved husband of Mae Jones; Son of the late Rev. Jasper Jones and Missouri Jackson Jones; Devoted father of Walter, Donald, Melinda, Rickey, Marilyn and Lolita Jones and the late Ronald Jones; Brother of Essie Mae Nelson, Shelly and Larry Jones and Dulcie Robinson;...
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Henry A. Gueringer, Sr.

October 3, 2015

Henry A. "Hank" Gueringer, Sr. entered into eternal rest on October 3, 2015 he was 82. Loving son of the late Henry E. and Rose B. Gueringer. Preceded in death by his six siblings, and two sons Brian and Ludger Gueringer . Survived by his devoted wife Vanessa, and children Henry (Lorraine) Gueringer Jr., Michael (Shannon) Wills, Jr., Deborah (Herbert) Strand, Monique Armstrong, Dana (Kevin)...
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Ramona Perez Frank

October 2, 2015

Ramona Perez Frank departed peacefully from this life on Friday, October 2, 2015 at the age of 87 years old. Daughter of the late Hernandez and Leonora Duplessis Perez. Wife of the late Charles Edward Frank, Sr. for 56 years. Mother of the late Charles Edward Frank, Jr. Sister of Hernandez A. Perez Jr., Lolita P. Dufauchard, Manuella P. Fancher and the late Wanda P. Gordon and Ricardo J. Perez....
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Marie Brown

October 1, 2015

Mother Marie Brown went home to be with the Lord on Thursday Oct. 01, 2015 at 12 noon. She was 87 years old Wife of the late Ernest Brown Jr. Daughter of the late Christopher and Rosea King. Mother of 6 sons Sherman, Percill (Lilian) Alphonse, Leonard (Jenette), Calvin (Michelle) Brown and the late Ernest Brown III (Marva); 4 daughters, Eunice (Elder Freddie Drummonds), Jolean Angelety (Gabriel)...
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Vera M. Bechet Dugais

October 1, 2015

Vera M. Bechet Dugais, went peacefully to her heavenly home on October 1, 2015. Vera was born in New Orleans, La. on November 14, 1941. Daughter of the late Pancratius L. Dugais, Sr. and Emelda Bechet Dugais Garrett. Mother of Leslie Meilleur Hardy and Terrence A. Williams. Sister of Pancratius L. Dugais Jr. Joyce M. Dugais ; Cheryl Dugais Legaux and the late Larry G. Dugais. She is also...
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Wilbert Alan Page

October 1, 2015

Wilbert (Bear) Alan Page entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 1, 2015, beloved husband of Cathey Casnave Page; son of Lawrence Page, Sr. and the late Beatrice Ferrier Page; Son in law of Annie Mae Batiste Casnave and the late Herman Casnave, Sr.; Step father of Tameeka (Shedrick Sr.) Price and Harvest Arrington, Jr (Nicole); Brother of Carolyn Page and the late Lawrence Page, Jr.;...
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Rhonda Faye Richard

September 18, 2015

Rhonda Faye "Nerve" Richard a resident of St. Bernard, LA entered into eternal rest on September 18, 2015. Daughter of Vivian Richard. Beloved mother of Shontell Barnes (Morris), Shanatha Richard and Craig Johnson Jr. Sister of Patricia, Dianne, Warren, Ricky and Stanley Richard. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 1 uncle, 1 godchild and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Beverly Ethel Nelson-Marcelin

September 11, 2015

Beverly Ethel Nelson Marcelin entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:51 AM at Kindred Hospital. Wife of Carl Marcelin Sr. Daughter of the late Urence and Adell Lewis Nelson. Mother of Carl Marcelin Jr., Antonio Marcelin Sr., Valjon (Antoine) Lyons, Dale Marcelin, Contina Marcelin, Kizzie(Tedrick) Martin, Jonte Marcelin and the late Barry Marcelin. Sister of Comora Holmes,...
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Charles Edwards, Jr.

August 25, 2015

Mr. Charles Edwards, Jr. departed this life on Tuesday August 25, 2015. Companion of Dianne B Williams; Father of Charles Edwards, III, Stacy C. Williams, and Carrie Turner; Brother of Anna Rose, Bruce, Joseph, and John Edwards; Godfather of 2. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren host of nieces, nephews, cousin and other dear friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to...
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Lydia Carter Johnson

August 20, 2015

Lydia Carter Johnson, departed this life on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the age of 69; Daughter of the late Clara and James Carter, Jr.; Devoted mother of Jay (Nichole) and Marc Johnson and the late Byron Johnson; Sister of Richard Carter and the late James F. Carter III and Claire Lastie; Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of...
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William Gumas

August 20, 2015

William Reginald Gumas transitioned to his heavenly home on Thursday, August 20, 2015, at the age of 52, surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in New Orleans, LA and has been a resident of Slidell for over 10 years. Son of the late Frederick and Bennie Gumas. Devoted and loving husband of Dana Reimonenq Gumas. Father of Natasha Harris, Danielle Varnado, and Jordan Moore....
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Marlene Gaspard

August 3, 2015

Marlene Darby Gaspard passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015 at the age of 78. Preceded in death by her parents, Morris Gaspard, Sr. and Orieanna Gaspard, stepmother, Geraldine Gaspard, 3 sisters and 3 brothers. She was once married to Albert "Irvin" Darby, Sr. Loving mother of Ralph (the late Linda) Gaspard , Albert "Irvin" (Janice) Darby, Jr., Glenn (Yolanda), Angela, Leslie, Winifred and...
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Mildred Branick Dickey

August 2, 2015

Mildred Branick Dickey entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the age of 101. Wife of the late Linzey Dickey. Daughter of the late Frank and Eliza Taylor Branick. Mother of Joseph (Karen) Brock, Jr., Florence Durell and the late Oliver Bailey, Sr. Sister of the late Hilda Branick Moore. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 97 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews,...
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Gerald Montgomery

June 7, 1937 - July 20, 2015

Gerald L. Montgomery, was born on June 7, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gerald's parents were, Thomas H. Montgomery and Bernice Jackson Montgomery. Gerald was the last of five children. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Thomas and Marcus Montgomery, and his sisters, Joyce Montgomery Smith and Gladys Montgomery Schnexsnyder. He is survived by his two nieces, Gaynell Jenkins...
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William E. Howard

July 7, 2015

William E. Howard entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Son of Leo Hammond (Linda) and Charlene Howard. Father of Willow and William Howard Jr. Brother of Gregory and Aisha Hammond, Keith and Trenice Howard, Audryanna and Tatyana Franklin, Leo and Lawrence Lewis. Grandson of Valerie Cordova and the late William Hammond, William Howard and Yvonne Savoy. He is also survived by his...
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Sean Eddie Harris

July 6, 2015

Sean Eddie Harris, a self employed Master Electrician entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the age of 41. Husband of Delavone Piper Harris. Son of Kenneth and Vera Polite, Sr. Father of Teneshia LeBran and Shayna James. Brother of Chantell Harris-Hayes, Loretta Grissom, Katrina, Kenneth Jr. and Damion Polite. Devoted friend of Brian Bode and Dr. Paula Seal. Grandson of Paul Harris...
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Alphonse Bazile, Jr.

July 3, 2015

Alphonse Bazile, Jr., departed this life on Friday, July 3, 2015 at the age of 18; Beloved son of Alphonse Bazile and the late Hilda Bazile; Brother of Alphonse, Gregory, Rayshaud, Deshawn, Bridgette, Delya, Hilda, Sade, Canisha, LaToya, Deshine, Shantel and the late Terry and Alphonse Bazile, Jr.; Also survived by his surrogate mother, Rhonda Green and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other...
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Joy Lynn Brooks

June 26, 2015

Joy Lynn Brooks entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 26, 2015. Daughter of Johnny and Aljean Butler; Mother of Donneisha Mashia, Megan Brooks, Darien Mashia; Sister of Adam, TyLarsen, Delroy, Gary and the late Janet Butler. She is also survived by two grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral...
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Daryle Stephen Holloway

June 20, 2015

Daryle Stephen Holloway, departed this life on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the age of 45; Son of Olander Belfield Holloway and the late Robert Holloway; Father of Kaila and Cydni Holloway and Dillion Johnson; Brother of Raquel Holloway and Joppa-Chan Williams; Grandson of Eunice Petit Belfield and the late Edgar Belfield, Sr., Thelma and John David Holmes; Former husband of Nicole Holloway; Son in...
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Lawrence Bell

June 19, 2015

Lawrence Bell entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 19, 2015 at Northridge Care Center. Lawrence was a Supply Sergeant in the U.S. Military. Son of the late Freddie and Edna Bell. Devoted husband of 17 years of Linda D. Bell. Father of Gregory Bell. Stepfather of Trena Acker, Cherone (Monte) Flakes, Leonard C. (McKeba) Acker Jr. Grandfather of Gregory, Tevin, Trey, Trevor, Monte II and Kiera....
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Rosalie D. Blunt

June 11, 2015

Rosalie D. Blunt, entered into eternal rest June, 11, 2015. Beloved Mother of Manuel Blunt, Jr., Tanga Wilson, Rodney Blunt, and the late Debra Butler. Sister of Annie Mae Bell, Beatrice Martin, Bertha Vaughn, and the late Hayward Davis. Grandmother of Ricky, Chad, Rodney, Symone, Candace, Anthony and Kindra. She is preceded in death by her husband Manuel Blunt, Sr., parents Harrison and Bertha...
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Dominique Jones

June 7, 2015

Dominique Jones, departed this life on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the age of 27; Beloved daughter of Monique Jones and Michael Mitchell; Granddaughter of Mercedes Jones and Carol Mitchell; Mother of Terrell Thompson; Sister of Dominiel and Dominisha Jones, Darrin Jones, Steve Bridges and Michael Mitchell; Godmother of Shontrell and Ke'Mond Jones; Aunt of Travoris Cochran, Darrin, Jr. and Dash Jones....
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Harold Peter Bordere, Sr.

May 23, 2015

Harold Peter Bordere Sr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the age 92 at Passages Hospice Sanctuary surrounded by family and loves ones. Husband of the late Violet Chevalier-Bordere. Son of the late John Bordere Sr. and Mathilda Manade-Bordere. Father of Harold Jr., Dwight, David, Gary, Ronda and Clarissa Bordere-Poree and the late Jean Bordere-Williams and Glenn Bordere....
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Audrey Marie Petersen

May 11, 2015

Audrey Marie Petersen departed this life on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the age of 86. Daughter of the late Marks Isaac Morris and Mary Morris Frederick. Mother of the Late Richard John Petersen. Audrey was the oldest of four sisters: Shirley Morris, Alberta Porche, Gwen Smith, the late Sandra Frederick and one brother, the late Jules E. Frederick Jr. Audrey was a devoted mother, sister and...
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Clara Scott Myles

May 9, 2015

Clara Mae Scott Myles Entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the age of 96. Daughter of the late Plummer and Isabella Harrington Scott. Mother of the late Limmie Domango. Grandmother of Joyce Scott-Clipps (Richard). She is also survived by a sister in law Arnelle Scott, 2 great granddaughters Richondra and Richelle Clipps, 3 great great grandchildren Latroy and TeJay Hardy, K'ari...
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Frederick Edwards

May 9, 2015

Frederick George Edwards entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Beloved husband of Ruby Rodney Edwards. Son of the late Jules Sr. and Dauphine Fredericks Edwards. Father of Caralyn Williams (Chester), Adrienne Lowery and Terri Gibson (Gregory). Brother of Lloyd (Bonnie) of Lafayette, LA, Preston (Rosa) and Edgar (Vivian) Edwards and the late Jules Jr. and Lucien Edwards. He is also...
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Pamela Broussard

May 9, 2015

Pamela J. Broussard entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the age of 58. Daughter of the late Nathaniel and Ola Mae Jones. Mother of Tynika Mayo (Troy Lee). Sister of Michelle Russell (Robert), Cassandra Jones and Lathelton Jones. Grandmother of Renjhan, Tavia and Tayla. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also...
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Iona Mary Hart

April 13, 2015

Iona Mary Hart, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the age of 64. The only child of the late Edmond Hart and Iona Hagan Hart of Louisiana. Iona was the loving mother of her only child, Darrell Gerard LaFrance. Survived by her daughter-in-law Tina Maria LaFrance and her two beloved grandsons Rashard Hart LaFrance and Dillan Miles LaFrance. Also survived by a host of family...
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Diann Elizabeth Ross

April 4, 2015

Diann Elizabeth Ross entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Wife of the late Norris Loeb. Daughter of the late Joseph and Louise Davis Ross, Sr. Mother of Demetrice (Christopher) Waters, Chauntell Ross, Juanita (Degrick) Cheatham and Alvin (Nicole) Ross. Sister of Delores Ross (Lionel) Bowman, Yvonne Ross (Henry) Persley, Elaine Ross Lenoire, Edward Daniel Ross and the late Gloria...
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Charles Brown

April 2, 2015

Charles Brown departed this life on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Beloved husband of Carol T. Brown. Son of the late Ernest Brown Sr. and Melissa Hodges Brown. Father of Joseph Jr., Rodney, Chareen and Charisse Williams and Laquinta Brown. Brother of Jane Brown, Ernie Mae B. Dison, Sylvia B. Duplessis, Lucille B. Alverez, Shelienna B. Turner and the late Ernest Jr., Jules Sr., Clarence Sr., and...
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Herman Frazier

March 21, 2015

Herman W. Frazier entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the age of 94. Husband of the late Sondra Frazier. Son of the late Noah and Sally Major Frazier. Father of Linda Gail Frazier Johnson, Cynthia Frazier (Robert) Sumpter and Yvette F. (Jimmie) Conerly. Longtime friend of Lillian Webster. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a host of other...
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John Nolan Lewis

March 20, 2015

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith"John Nolan Lewis was born to the proud parentage of the late Mr. Ezell and Mrs. Aresular Carson Lewis in Tylertown, Mississippi. He departed this life Friday, March 20, 2015 surrounded by his devoted and loving family. John started his educational career in Tylertown, Mississippi and then later moved to New Orleans,...
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Sheketa Michel Baptiste

March 7, 2015

Sheketa Michel Baptiste departed this life on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the age of 40. Beloved daughter of Lodise Baptiste and the late John Baptiste Sr. Fiance of Terry Newton; Sister of John (Schoneka) Baptiste Jr., and Shannon Baptiste; Goddaughter of Gwendolyn Shy and Valerie Desliva. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews Chance, Johniya, Jarvis, Jermaine, Shakira and Shalaina...
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