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  • Raymond Joseph Barthelemy New Orleans, Louisiana

    August 15, 2017

    Raymond Joseph "Toe-Joe" Barthelemy departed this life on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 73. He was born on May 22, 1944 to the late Emma Cecile Barthelemy. Stepson of the late Chris Riley. Devoted husband of...


  • Lannie Foreman Lawrence New Orleans, Louisiana

    August 6, 2017

    Lannie Forman Lawrence of Ferriday, Louisiana, passed away Sunday, August 06, 2017 at the age of 84. Lannie is survived by her loving daughters, Sandra Briscoe (Roosevelt) and Brenda Lawrence. She is preceded in death...


  • James C. Elzey, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    July 22, 2017

    James C. Elzey, Sr., departed this life on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the age of 84; James leaves to mourn his devoted wife, Alva P. Elzey; 2 children, Patricia Naylor of Decatur, GA and James C. Elzey, Jr.; a devoted...


  • Ralph Spears, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    July 8, 2017

    Ralph "Ricky" Spears, Jr., a retired roofer was born to the late Ralph Sr. and Odeal Spears on December 10, 1954, and departed this life on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Ochsner Hospital surrounded by his loving family. ...


  • Elois Delisa Knightshed New Orleans, Louisiana

    July 7, 2017

    Elois Knightshed passed on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the age of 59. Wife of the late Emanuel Knightshed; mother of Durance Taylor and the late Wardell Taylor; devoted friend, Connienye Jackson; sister of Troy, Kippy,...


  • Hattie Mae Chambers New Orleans, Louisiana

    July 1, 2017

    Hattie Mae Chaney entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the age of 69. Wife of Burel Jones Jr. Daughter of Hayes Cheffen abd Alice Turner. Mother of Nita Chaney and Alvin B. Chaney. Sister of Samuel...


  • Brandon Harold New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 28, 2017

    Brandon "Golden Child" Harold transitioned into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the age of 25. Born in New Orleans, La. to Jane Harold and Sedrick Carter, he lived most of his happy life in Central...


  • Jospeh Robert Taylor New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 9, 2017

    Joseph Robert "Butch" Taylor, departed this life on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the age of 70; Son of the late Joseph Taylor, Sr. and Pinkie Jones Taylor; Joseph graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and was...


  • Rose Marie Harris Guillard New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 8, 2017

    Rose Marie Harris-Guillard peacefully entered into eternal rest at East Jefferson General Hospital on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the age of 60 and she was a lifelong resident of River Ridge, LA. Daughter of the late...


  • Geraldine Theresa Hurel New Orleans, Louisiana

    May 30, 2017

    Geraldine Theresa Hurel entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the age of 89. Wife of the late Orlando E. Hurel Jr. Daughter of Harold and Enola Thompson Fouchia. Mother of Gregory (Deborah) Hurel, Zelda...


  • Johnnie Mae Patterson New Orleans, Louisiana

    May 28, 2017

    Johnnie Mae Patterson left this life on May 28, 2017, at the age of 88, to enter eternal peace with her Lord, Jesus Christ. Johnnie Mae's life was one filled with love and service for others. Johnnie Mae was born in...


  • Mayonia W. Lee New Orleans, Louisiana

    May 26, 2017

    Mayonia W. Lee entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 26, 2017. Wife of the late Adam Lee and the late Curtis Fortenberry. Daughter of the late Esco and Martha Weary. Mother of Gwendolyn F. Brock and the late Lula F....


  • Daniel Melvin Sykes, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    May 25, 2017

    Daniel Melvin Sykes, Sr. was born April 12, 1942 in New Orleans, LA to the union of Lee and Marylee Eugene Sykes. Daniel went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 25, 2017 surrounded by his family. Funeral services...


  • Calvin Henderson Obituary Photo
    Calvin Henderson New Orleans, Louisiana

    May 10, 2017

    Calvin Henderson, Sr. transitioned peacefully on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at age 87. He was preceded in death by his parents Eli Henderson, Sr. and Helen Johnson Henderson, his wife Joan Henderson, his brothers, Eli...


  • Edwin Anthony Daniels, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Edwin Anthony Daniels, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    May 8, 2017

    Edwin "Red" Anthony Daniels, Sr. departed this life on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the age of 57. Husband of Wanda Burks Daniels. Son of Dorothy Cates. Father of Edwin "Greedy" Daniels Jr. (Kenya), Dinno Daniels (Tara),...


  • Kenneth Payne Obituary Photo
    Kenneth Payne New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 30, 2017

    Kenneth Warren Payne departed this life on Sunday April 30, 2017. Born July 22, 1966, he was the beloved son of Brenda A DeGreat and Addison Payne, Jr. He was the loving brother of Stephanie Payne Howard and step...


  • Desmone Jerome, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Desmone Jerome, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 29, 2017

    Desmone Jerome Sr., an up-and-coming artist, known to and loved by fans as "BTY YoungN" died Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the age of 27. He was born on December 12, 1989 to Gabrielle Jerome and Robert Smith in New...


  • Jerlinda Bennett Luckett Obituary Photo
    Jerlinda Bennett Luckett New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 29, 2017

    Jerlinda Albirtha Bennett Luckett (Jody), passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the age of 60. Beloved wife of Vernell Luckett; daughter of the late John T. Bennett and Geraldine H. Bennett; sister of Artelia...


  • Joshua Treaudo, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Joshua Treaudo, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 27, 2017

    Joshua Treaudo Sr. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the age of 91. Husband of Ora Lee Treaudo. Son of the late Benjamin and Lilly Treaudo. Father of Jacqueline T. Bouie, Joshua Treaudo Jr.,...


  • Eugene Ghoram Obituary Photo
    Eugene Ghoram New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 14, 2017

    Eugene Ghoram went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the age of 81. Eugene was born in Slaughter, LA, raised in Zachary, LA and resided in St. Rose, LA for the past 39 years. A 1955 graduate of...


  • Orelia Johnson Obituary Photo
    Orelia Johnson New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 7, 2017

    Orelia Green Johnson, received her angel wings and went home to glory on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 92; Beloved wife of the late Jeff B. Johnson; Daughter of the late Albertine and Albert Green, Sr.;...


  • Lolis Edward Elie Obituary Photo
    Lolis Edward Elie New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 4, 2017

    Lolis Edward Elie departed this life on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the age of 87. Son of Theophile Jones Elie and Elizabeth Elie; father of Dr. Migel Elizabeth Elie and Lolis Eric Elie; brother of Carol Elie, Patricia...


  • Corey Simms, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Corey Simms, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    March 31, 2017

    Corey Simms Sr. departed this life on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the age of 41. Companion of Kizzy Hayes. Son of Rene Holtry, step-father Hiawatha Conrad and the late Barbara Ann Simms Conrad. Father of Corey Simms Jr....


  • Lemealue Robinson Obituary Photo
    Lemealue Robinson New Orleans, Louisiana

    March 20, 2017

    Mrs. Lemealue Lewis Robinson slipped into immortality and formally joined the Community of Saints Monday, March 20, 2017. Daughter of Martha Williams Lewis Anderson and Washington Lewis of Pike County, MS, she was the...


  • Lillie Perry Polk Obituary Photo
    Lillie Perry Polk New Orleans, Louisiana

    March 8, 2017

    Lillie Mae Perry Polk departed this life on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in New Orleans, LA at the age of 71.Wife of David James Polk, Sr. Daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Charlie Perry and Susie Grimes of Ethel, LA.Mother of...