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  • Suzette Madonna Searcy Gretna, Louisiana

    January 11, 2021

    Suzette Madonna Searcy "LUCY" entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 11, 2021 at the age of 53. Beloved wife of Scott Searcy. Loving daughter of the late Irene Theresa St. Ann Sylve and Lawrence Sylve, Sr. Devoted...

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  • Tien Minh Nguyen Gretna, Louisiana

    December 26, 2020

    Tien M. Nguyen, was called to Heaven on Friday, December 26, 2020 at the age of 66. Tien was a dedicated employee of Laitram Machinery of 36 years. He was a devout Catholic and parishioner of Assumption of Mary...

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  • Darrell Sylve, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    December 18, 2020

    Darrell "YA" Sylve, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the age of 64. Son of the late Maurice and Ophelia Sylve. Devoted father of Darrell Sylve, Jr, Adria, Denzil (Sharanie). Brother of...

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  • Sylvia Gaspard Pierre Gretna, Louisiana

    December 17, 2020

    Sylvia Gaspard Pierre was born on November 29, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was the daughter of Eugene and Lillian Gaspard, the sixth child of eight to that Union. She was educated in the Catholic School system...

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  • Mercedes Ann Alexander Johnson Gretna, Louisiana

    December 13, 2020

    Mercedes Ann Alexander Johnson was born on January 18, 1941, in New Orleans, LA to the union of Edna Roth Alexander and Joseph Emile Alexander. On Sunday, December 13th, at the age of 79 years old, she transitioned...

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  • Louis Edward Brown Gretna, Louisiana

    November 15, 2020

    Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown, native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Terrytown, LA, departed this earthly life on Sunday, November 15, 2020, age 77. Louis was born on February 5, 1943, to the late William Brown, Sr....

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  • Frances Sylve St. Ann Gretna, Louisiana

    November 15, 2020

    Frances Sylve St. Ann, born December 8, 1936, peacefully passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at West Jefferson Hospital at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her parents, Victoria Ancar Sylve & Eddie...

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  • Miquel Chatman Gretna, Louisiana

    October 31, 2020

    Miguel Chatman passed away on October 31, 2020. Miguel's life exemplified the simple virtues of love of family and strength in the face of incredible challenges during decades of psychiatric illness. His loss will be...

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  • Sheryl Keeler Blackwell Gretna, Louisiana

    October 17, 2020

    Sheryl Keeler Blackwell transitioned from mortality to immortality on Saturday, October 17th, 2020. Sheryl was born in New Orleans, La where she resided until passing away. Sheryl received her Bachelor of Arts degree in...

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  • Errol E. Rideau, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    October 11, 2020

    Errol E. Rideau, Sr., departed this life on Sunday, October 11, 2020. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather was born on October 9,, 1938 to Frank Bill and Mamie Rideau, one of 11 children, in the...

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  • Anthony Daranda Gretna, Louisiana

    October 10, 2020

    Anthony Daranda graduate of St. Augustine class of 74 and Southern University departed this life on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the age of 64. Devoted husband of Enola R. Daranda. Son of Oace and Marshall Daranda, Sr....

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  • Emerson Daniel Calderon Gretna, Louisiana

    September 28, 2020

    Emerson Daniel 'MAC' Calderon went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 28, 2020. Emerson made his grand entrance into this world on June 6, 2019 (weighing a whopping 8lbs 11oz, the largest of his siblings) to his...

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  • Marion P. Johnson Gretna, Louisiana

    August 30, 2020

    Marion P. Johnson departed this life on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the age of 86. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Rev. Samuel L. Johnson. Loving daughter of the late Vera Cooper and Jessie Peterson....

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  • Melvin Henry Francis, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    August 12, 2020

    Melvin Henry Francis, Sr. affectionately known as "Moon", passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Catherine Philip Francis for 52 years and the father of Charmaine Francis Rowan, Melvin...

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  • Linell Bridges Gretna, Louisiana

    August 8, 2020

    Linell Bridges passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 54. Linell was the daughter of Ardella Bridges and the late Jesse Bridges. She was a devoted mother of...

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  • Mary E. Leroy Gretna, Louisiana

    July 30, 2020

    Mary E. Leroy departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was 87 years old. She was born on May 4, 1933 to the late Della Butler and Williams Jones in Aquasco, MD. She resided in New Orleans, LA for most of her...

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  • James Bernard Halley Gretna, Louisiana

    July 8, 2020

    James B. Halley began this world as JB Halley on August 14, 1944, born to the late Sarah Halley Raymond, in Lake Providence, La (East Carroll Parish). Due to an antiquated school requirement, his mother subsequently...

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  • Yvonne Theresa Olivier Bechet Gretna, Louisiana

    July 5, 2020

    Yvonne Theresa Olivier Bechet, a retired Lieutenant with the New Orleans Police Department, died peacefully in her sleep of natural causes on July 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was 86 years old. The...

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  • Brenda Lee Smith DeVore Gretna, Louisiana

    July 5, 2020

    Brenda Lee Smith DeVore was born into this earthly world on February 20, 1943 to the late Alvin Joseph and Dovado O'Lillian Gordon Smith. During the Heavenly Roll Call on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 5:00 a.m., God called...

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  • Dorothy Harris Cleggett Gretna, Louisiana

    June 27, 2020

    Dorothy Harris Cleggett, age 91, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 27, 2020 to be with her heavenly Father. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Cleggett, Sr. and son, Mark A. Cleggett. She is survived by...

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  • Pearl Ruth Gougisha Adams Gretna, Louisiana

    June 19, 2020

    Sunrise, March 18th 1942, Sunset June 19th 2020. Pearl transitioned into eternal rest at the tender age of 78. Ms. Adams passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Ochsner Westbank Hospital...

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  • Loretta Young Jones Gretna, Louisiana

    June 14, 2020

    Loretta Young-Jones, 51, departed this life on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Wife of Arthur K. Jones. Daughter of Josephine S. Young and James L. Young, Sr. (Yolonda). Mother of Robert J. and Raheem D. Young and Ireauna Lloyd....

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  • Shirley Wilson Haynes Gretna, Louisiana

    May 27, 2020

    Shirley Wilson Haynes entered eternal life on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was born April 17, 1933 to Richard Wilson and Ruth Smith Doyle. She was educated in the New Orleans public school system. She met and married...

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  • Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    February 3, 2020

    Nathaniel Curtis "Tanny" Jones, Sr., 72, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his wife, Linda R. Jones; son, Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Jr.; daughter, Nicole...

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  • Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    February 3, 2020

    Nathaniel Curtis "Tanny" Jones, Sr., 72, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his wife, Linda R. Jones; son, Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Jr.; daughter, Nicole...

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