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  • 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...

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  • Booker Thomas Walker, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Booker Thomas Walker, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    February 19, 2017

    Booker Thomas Walker, Jr., departed this life on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the age 67; Beloved husband of Inez Price Walker; Son of the late Booker T. Walker, Sr. and Minerva CrockettWalker; Devoted father of Robert ...

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  • Sarah Lee Dyson-Thomas Obituary Photo
    Sarah Lee Dyson-Thomas New Orleans, Louisiana

    February 17, 2017

    Sarah Lee Dyson Thomas entered eternal rest on February 17, 2017. Wife of the late Nathaniel Thomas Jr. Daughter of the late Edward and Ora Dee Dyson. Mother of Natasha Thomas Prier and Byron Thomas. Sister of Bernice...

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  • Walter Alfred Burton, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Walter Alfred Burton, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    February 12, 2017

    Walter Alfred Burton Jr. on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 4:20 P. M. was called home to be with our Lord. He passed away peacefully at the age of 60. Walter Alfred Burton Jr. was born in New Orleans, LA. He graduated...

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  • Timothy Joseph Cola, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Timothy Joseph Cola, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    February 6, 2017

    Timothy Joseph Cola, Sr., a resident and native of New Orleans, LA passed away on February 6, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales, LA. He was 64 years old. "Big Tim", as he was affectionately known,...

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  • James Whittaker Obituary Photo
    James Whittaker New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 29, 2017

    James Whittaker, departed this life on Sunday, January 29th at the age of 90. Husband of the late Patsy Whittaker; Son of the late Harvey Whittaker and Narcell Dixon Whittaker; Brother of the late Doretha Whittaker,...

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  • Theresa Althea Verret Obituary Photo
    Theresa Althea Verret New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 25, 2017

    Theresa Althea Verret, departed this life on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the age of 91; Beloved wife of the late Clifford J. Verret; Daughter of the late Alexander Larkin Daniels and Ethel Bazile Pitts; Stepdaughter...

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  • Earl Maurice Bertrand Obituary Photo
    Earl Maurice Bertrand New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 20, 2017

    Earl Maurice "Speedy" Bertrand, a retired Longshoreman of Local 3000, entered eternal rest on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the age of 81. Devoted and loving husband of Ray "Catherine" Valdery Bertrand; son of the late...

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  • Elsie Montgomery Obituary Photo
    Elsie Montgomery New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 18, 2017

    Elsie Mae Johnson Montgomery, departed this life on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 79; Beloved wife of the late Sidney Montgomery, Sr.; Devoted mother of Lillie (Morris) Ague, Carolyn Montgomery, Sidney, Jr. ...

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  • Elizabeth Battiste Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Battiste New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 17, 2017

    Ms. Elizabeth Ann (Sinceno) Battiste, daughter of the late Arthur Sinceno Sr. and Earline Ramsey Sinceno was born on March 30, 1952 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She continued to live in New Orleans until her recent...

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  • Blake Jude Miller, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Blake Jude Miller, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 6, 2017

    Blake Jude Miller Sr. peacefully departed this life surrounded by family on Friday, January 6, 2017. Husband of Yolanda B. Miller. Son of the late Milton Sr. and Eva D. Miller. Father of Blake Jr., Brian, and Brandon...

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  • Bertha Girtley Obituary Photo
    Bertha Girtley New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 29, 2016

    Ms. Bertha M. Girtley known as Ms. BaBa or Sapphire passed away on December 29, 2016 at home in Georgia, surrounded by family. She was born on November 5, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Eldest daughter of the late...

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  • Floyd Williams Obituary Photo
    Floyd Williams New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 28, 2016

    Floyd Wilbur Williams was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of the late Eurnice Aubert Williams. Son of the late Calvin Williams Sr. and Lucille Dupaty...

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  • Winston Joseph Burns Obituary Photo
    Winston Joseph Burns New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 22, 2016

    Winston J "Bootsie" Burns, Sr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, December 22, 2016. He was 92 years of age. He was the devoted son of Leona and George Burns. He is preceded in...

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  • Ruth Simms Linyear Obituary Photo
    Ruth Simms Linyear New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 17, 2016

    Ruth Irma Simms Linyear, a retired beautician, departed this courageously blessed life on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the age of 93; She is preceded in death by husband, Jesse Joseph Linyear; Mrs. Linyear was born in...

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  • Donna Lynn Williams Obituary Photo
    Donna Lynn Williams New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 17, 2016

    Donna Lynn Williams, a retired employee of BellSouth Services - South Central Bell and cosmetologist, who, after a lengthy illness, peacefully transitioned to her heavenly home on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 2:10 a.m...

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  • Herbert Landry Obituary Photo
    Herbert Landry New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 16, 2016

    Reverend Herbert Landry, departed this life to answer the call of the Master on, December 16, 2016. He was born on April 6, 1929 to Frank and Beaulah Landry, in Napoleonville, La. He was one of 9 children. He was a...

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  • Ranza Joseph Brown Obituary Photo
    Ranza Joseph Brown New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 9, 2016

    Ranza Joseph Brown entered eternal rest on December 9, 2016. Ranza was born on December 1, 1957 in New Orleans, LA to Carol T. Brown and the late Worley Brown. He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans where he...

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  • Herbert Hardesty Obituary Photo
    Herbert Hardesty New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 3, 2016

    Pete, please note I made an addition under survivors. Please use this obit for Herb. Confirm you received this, please.Herbert Hardesty, New Orleans legendary tenor sax musician, passed away in Las Vegas, Nevada on...

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  • Paulette Fernandez Obituary Photo
    Paulette Fernandez New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 26, 2016

    Paulette Matthews Fernandez, departed this life on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 60; Beloved wife of John Fernandez, Sr.; Daughter of Dotty H. Delmare and the late Harold Matthews; Stepdaughter of Jerome T....

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  • C.W. Charles Seaton Obituary Photo
    C.W. Charles Seaton New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 22, 2016

    C.W. "Charles" Seaton, departed this life on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the age of 83; Beloved husband of Doris Seaton; Son of the late Willie Mae Seaton and L.S. Seaton, Sr.; Father of the late Ronnie Seaton, Sr.;...

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  • Edgar Lawrence Chase, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Edgar Lawrence Chase, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 22, 2016

    Edgar Lawrence "Dooky" Chase, Jr departed this life on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Leyah Lange Chase; Son of the late Edgar Sr. and Emily Tenette Chase; Father of Stella Chase Reese ...

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  • Rita B. Gaines Obituary Photo
    Rita B. Gaines New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 17, 2016

    Rita B. Gaines entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Daughter of the late Robert and Minnie C. Berry. Mother of Djuan Marshall, Freddie (Demetrius) Wynn of San Antonio, TX,...

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  • James Davis, Sr. Obituary Photo
    James Davis, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 12, 2016

    James Davis, Sr., a US Army veteran and a resident of New Orleans, LA, departed this life on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the age of 65; Beloved son of Angelene J. Davis and the late L.C. Davis; Father of Nacaro Davis...

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  • Andre Joseph Perkins Obituary Photo
    Andre Joseph Perkins New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 6, 2016

    Andre Joseph Perkins transitioned on Friday, November 6, 2016 at Signature Health Care in Savannah, GA. He was 73 years old. Perkins was born in New Orleans where he lived until he was displaced by Hurricane Katrina. ...

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