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Sandra Paul

January 5, 2020

Sandra "Tee Tee" Paul, 75, returned to her heavenly home on January 5, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through her journey on this side of heaven. Sandra was born to the late Alexander Paul Sr. and Sophronia W. Paul, in New Orleans, LA on April 7, 1944. She is the sister of Alexander Paul, Adriene Martin, the late Lorraine Paul, and Vanessa Cameron. She...
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Sandra Paul

January 5, 2020

Sandra "Tee Tee" Paul, 75, returned to her heavenly home on January 5, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through her journey on this side of heaven. Sandra was born to the late Alexander Paul Sr. and Sophronia W. Paul, in New Orleans, LA on April 7, 1944. She is the sister of Alexander Paul, Adriene Martin, the late Lorraine Paul, and Vanessa Cameron. She...
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Andrea Tia Bell

January 2, 2020

Andrea Tia Bell answered the Lord's call on January 2, 2020, at the age of 53. Beloved daughter of Mable J. Bell and the late Andrew Bell. Loving sister of Thaddeus, Shasta, and Leonard Bell, Marionette Pleasant and Candice Bolden. Proud aunt of Candice and Christopher Pleasant, Aaron Bell and Brooke Bolden. Dear friend of Nikki Sias. She is survived by a host of other relatives and friends....
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Roberta Ann Thomas

January 2, 2020

Roberta Ann "Monkey" Thomas received her wings on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the age of 72. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late George Thomas and Rose Coleman. Roberta was loved by Theodore "Baddie" Collins and had two devoted daughters Treshawn (Mark) Brown and Trellis Thomas (Torey Rogers). She is survived by 3 grandchildren Ja'Kobe Alexander, Jay'den Thomas and Marley Brown...
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Theodore H. Jones, Jr.

November 21, 2019

Theodore H. Jones, Jr., a retired postal worker and retired army corporal entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019. He was 88 years old. He was born in Winnsboro, LA to the late Theodore and Sarah Tate Jones. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, June Marshall Jones; two daughters, Courtney Jones-Martin and Tracy Jones-Payne; one son, Phillip Jones; one stepdaughter,...
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Samuel Anthony Robinson, Sr.

November 21, 2019

Samuel Anthony Robinson was born to Iona Jefferson and Evangelis "Van" Robinson on April 17, 1924 in Mobile, AL. He was the seventh of nine children. Sam enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 during WWII. He received an honorable discharge from the US Navy and Coast Guard in 1946. Sam moved to New Orleans, where he met the love of his life, Margaret Dumas, whom he married September 1948. Sam was an...
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Theodore H. Jones, Jr.

November 21, 2019

Theodore H. Jones, Jr., a retired postal worker and retired army corporal entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019. He was 88 years old. He was born in Winnsboro, LA to the late Theodore and Sarah Tate Jones. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, June Marshall Jones; two daughters, Courtney Jones-Martin and Tracy Jones-Payne; one son, Phillip Jones; one stepdaughter,...
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Samuel Anthony Robinson, Sr.

April 17, 1924 - November 21, 2019

Samuel Anthony Robinson was born to Iona Jefferson and Evangelis "Van" Robinson on April 17, 1924 in Mobile, AL. He was the seventh of nine children. Sam enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 during WWII. He received an honorable discharge from the US Navy and Coast Guard in 1946. Sam moved to New Orleans, where he met the love of his life, Margaret Dumas, whom he married September 1948. Sam was an...
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Angelique Aristell Reed

November 16, 2019

The Honorable Angélique Aristell Reed passed away late Saturday night, November 16, 2019 after a brief illness. She was the mother of Giaina Jazelle Warren. She was the daughter of Louadrian Dejoie and the late Dr. Langston F. Reed. She was sister to Langston D., Jennifer, Meredith and the late Randall Reed. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, loving, devoted, and...
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Harold Growe, Sr.

November 16, 2019

Harold Growe Sr., 72, a native of New Orleans and resident of Baton Rouge, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Harold is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cynthia Growe; his children: Kassandra Samuels, Kiwana (Robert) Speed, Harold Growe Jr., Shelita (Anthony) Gutter, Lisa Samuels, and Stephanie Toney; honorary son, Danny Gilbert; honorary daughter, Jamila Johnson;...
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Angelique Aristell Reed

November 16, 2019

The Honorable Angélique Aristell Reed passed away late Saturday night, November 16, 2019 after a brief illness. She was the mother of Giaina Jazelle Warren. She was the daughter of Louadrian Dejoie and the late Dr. Langston F. Reed. She was sister to Langston D., Jennifer, Meredith and the late Randall Reed. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, loving, devoted, and...
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Harold Growe, Sr.

November 16, 2019

Harold Growe Sr., 72, a native of New Orleans and resident of Baton Rouge, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Harold is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cynthia Growe; his children: Kassandra Samuels, Kiwana (Robert) Speed, Harold Growe Jr., Shelita (Anthony) Gutter, Lisa Samuels, and Stephanie Toney; honorary son, Danny Gilbert; honorary daughter, Jamila Johnson;...
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Marjorie Sanders Bartholomew

October 29, 2019

Marjorie Sanders Bartholomew departed this life and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born on November 6, 1933 to the late Timmit and Mable Sanders. She was reared by the late Lawrence and Bernadine (Deanie) Emilien. Marjorie was the loving wife of the late Herman Bartholomew, Jr.; mother of Adrienne B. Esteen (Barry), Vaughn R. Bartholomew (Drandy),...
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Marjorie Sabders Bartholomew

November 6, 1933 - October 29, 2019

Marjorie Sanders Bartholomew departed this life and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born on November 6, 1933 to the late Timmit and Mable Sanders. She was reared by the late Lawrence and Bernadine (Deanie) Emilien. Marjorie was the loving wife of the late Herman Bartholomew, Jr.; mother of Adrienne B. Esteen (Barry), Vaughn R. Bartholomew (Drandy),...
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Georgia Mae Davis Aultman

October 28, 2019

Georgia Mae Davis Aultman, departed this life on Monday, October 28, 2019 of natural causes at her home in Metairie, LA. She was 74 years old. Georgia was born January 28, 1945 to the late Rev. Foster Davis, Sr. and the late Amy Wilson in New Orleans, LA. She married Javis C. Aultman Sr., on July 24, 1965. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1963. While in high school, she...
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Georgia Mae Davis Aultman

January 28, 1945 - October 28, 2019

Georgia Mae Davis Aultman, departed this life on Monday, October 28, 2019 of natural causes at her home in Metairie, LA. She was 74 years old. Georgia was born January 28, 1945 to the late Rev. Foster Davis, Sr. and the late Amy Wilson in New Orleans, LA. She married Javis C. Aultman Sr., on July 24, 1965. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1963. While in high school, she...
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Irma Ann Russell

October 3, 2019

Irma Ann (Smith) Russell of New Orleans departed this life on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the age of 82. She is the daughter of the late Emma Allen, of Vacherie and Preston Smith, of New Orleans. Once married to and divorced from the late Harry Russell, Jr. She is the beloved mother of the late Kerry D. Russell, her older son. Irma is survived by and honored to this day by her younger son, Harry...
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Aarif-Tasleem Ansari

September 28, 2019

Aarif-Tasleem Ansari departed this life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 74. Husband of Ruth I. Ansari. Son of Thelma Hardy and the late Dyke Johnson Sr. Father of D.J. Johnson, Dyke Johnson, Trisha Johnson, Timmy Johnson and George Keeler. Step-father of Toni Keeler and Sybil Christy. Brother of Wayne Hardy and the late Elbert Johnson. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and a...
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Aarif-Tasleem Ansari

September 28, 2019

Aarif-Tasleem Ansari departed this life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 74. Husband of Ruth I. Ansari. Son of Thelma Hardy and the late Dyke Johnson Sr. Father of D.J. Johnson, Dyke Johnson, Trisha Johnson, Timmy Johnson and George Keeler. Step-father of Toni Keeler and Sybil Christy. Brother of Wayne Hardy and the late Elbert Johnson. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and a...
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August Etienne

September 13, 2019

August Etienne (Red), entered into eternal life on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, MS at the age of 78. August Etienne was born in Phoenix, LA and lived there most of his life, until he became ill and moved to Gulfport, MS. Father of Lyndell and Tyrone Thomas, Judy Thomas and Juilete Williams. Brother of Audrey Applewhite, Emma Johnson, and Shirley Johnson. He is...
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August Etienne

September 13, 2019

August Etienne (Red), entered into eternal life on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, MS at the age of 78. August Etienne was born in Phoenix, LA and lived there most of his life, until he became ill and moved to Gulfport, MS. Father of Lyndell and Tyrone Thomas, Judy Thomas and Juilete Williams. Brother of Audrey Applewhite, Emma Johnson, and Shirley Johnson. He is...
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Honorable Bruce McConduit

September 13, 2019

The Honorable Bruce James McConduit departed this life September 13, 2019 at 70 years of age surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife, Monique Christophe McConduit, daughters Chanttell McConduit-Patin (Darren) and Angelle McConduit-Larks, and son Chance McConduit. Three grandchildren, Jaden Jamison-Larks, Deryn Patin, and Alyssa Larks. His mother, Martinez McConduit, and...
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Frances Gladys Melton Nutter

September 5, 2019

Frances Gladys Melton Nutter was from Greensburg, Louisiana and was the wife of the late Fate Nutter, Sr. She was born on April 30, 1924 to the late Charlie Melton and Florence Bennett Melton. She passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the age of 95.Sister Nutter dedicated her life to Jehovah on May 6, 1970. She was the mother of Odeal Nutter Watkins and the late Arma Lee; the late Albert...
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Samuel L. Green, Sr.

August 31, 2019

Samuel L. Green, Sr., affectionately called "Sam Green" the barber, was born in Angie, LA to the late George Green, Sr. and Narvel (Walker) Green on December 5, 1937. He made his transition on August 31, 2019. He was married to Lillie R. Green for 59 years and from that union they had 3 children: Antoinette LaVigne Busby (Larry), Samuel L. Green, Jr and Zara Green (Alfred Edmond, Jr.). They have...
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Brian Leo Stewart

August 31, 2019

Brian Leo "Wick" Stewart was born October 16, 1975 in New Orleans LA, to Patricia Stewart and the late Ronald "Ronnie Stewart. Left to cherish his memories are his Life Long Companion/Wife, Yolanda Blondie Edwards; two children, Brian Recasner and Brooklynn Edwards; one Godchild, Da"Leila Foucha and three Siblings, Angela Wilson, Ronald Stewart and Rhonda Stewart. He will be missed by a host of...
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Samuel L. Green, Sr.

August 31, 2019

Samuel L. Green, Sr., affectionately called "Sam Green" the barber, was born in Angie, LA to the late George Green, Sr. and Narvel (Walker) Green on December 5, 1937. He made his transition on August 31, 2019. He was married to Lillie R. Green for 59 years and from that union they had 3 children: Antoinette LaVigne Busby (Larry), Samuel L. Green, Jr and Zara Green (Alfred Edmond, Jr.). They have...
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Brian Leo Stewart

October 16, 1975 - August 31, 2019

Brian Leo "Wick" Stewart was born October 16, 1975 in New Orleans LA, to Patricia Stewart and the late Ronald "Ronnie Stewart. Left to cherish his memories are his Life Long Companion/Wife, Yolanda Blondie Edwards; two children, Brian Recasner and Brooklynn Edwards; one Godchild, Da"Leila Foucha and three Siblings, Angela Wilson, Ronald Stewart and Rhonda Stewart. He will be missed by a host of...
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Corey LaVaughn Love

August 15, 2019

Corey LaVaughn Love departed this life on Thursday August 15, 2019 at the age of 35. Son of Etta Ruth Love and step son of Herbert Johnson. Father of Zariah Love and brother of Shaundrekia Love. He is also survived by 1 niece Irielle Love, 2 uncles Seymour Love and John Love and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a...
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Corey LaVaughn Love

August 15, 2019

Corey LaVaughn Love departed this life on Thursday August 15, 2019 at the age of 35. Son of Etta Ruth Love and step son of Herbert Johnson. Father of Zariah Love and brother of Shaundrekia Love. He is also survived by 1 niece Irielle Love, 2 uncles Seymour Love and John Love and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a...
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Gerald Williams

August 13, 2019

Gerald V. Williams, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 75 years old. He was born on September 30, 1943, in Napoleonville, Louisiana and became the sixth of seven children born to Clarence and Clara C. Williams.He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a faithful member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.Gerald was a...
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Gerald Williams

September 30, 1943 - August 13, 2019

Gerald V. Williams, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 75 years old. He was born on September 30, 1943, in Napoleonville, Louisiana and became the sixth of seven children born to Clarence and Clara C. Williams.He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a faithful member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.Gerald was a...
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Latiffyfic Collier

August 12, 2019

Latiffyfic Logrands Collier passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the age of 48. Wife of Donald Collier; daughter of Dorothy Lee and the late Johnny Stokes; mother of Tavian Washington and Selby Washington, Jr.; sister of Liseeta Cole. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Kamryn Stewart and Kaden Washington 2 nieces, Jasmine and Aliyah Cole along with other relatives and...
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Latiffyfic Collier

August 12, 2019

Latiffyfic Logrands Collier passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the age of 48. Wife of Donald Collier; daughter of Dorothy Lee and the late Johnny Stokes; mother of Tavian Washington and Selby Washington, Jr.; sister of Liseeta Cole. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Kamryn Stewart and Kaden Washington 2 nieces, Jasmine and Aliyah Cole along with other relatives and...
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Gary Gabriel Jordan

July 26, 1996 - August 7, 2019

Gary Gabriel was born on July 26, 1996 to Jeanine Jordan and the late Rodney Schaffer. Gary was a happy go lucky person. He was educated in Orleans Parish School System and attended Landry-Walker High School.Gary's life was cut short on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.He is preceded in death by his grandfather's, George Jordan and Robert Johnson; grandmother, Delores Schaffer: great grandparents, Ulus...
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Laronda Williams

August 7, 2019

Laronda Williams passed away peacefully on Wednesday,August 7, 2019 at the age of 43. Beloved daughter of the late Hessie B. Williams and Mable White Williams; sister of Darlene Williams; godmother of David Van Norman, Jr. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, pastor, officers and members of Little Zion Baptist Church and all...
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Dorothy S. Piper

August 4, 2019

Dorothy S. Piper entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Daughter of the late Lucius Sterling and Bessie Callahan. Wife of the late Ernest Piper Sr. Mother of Gwendolyn Piper-Turner (Willie), Elvera Walter, Nathan Sterling Sr. (Lynette), Ike Sterling Sr., Julius Sterling, David Sterling (Joy), Emelda Sterling and the late Sylvester Sterling, Ernest Piper III, Jerome Piper, Lois Piper...
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Dorothy S. Piper

August 4, 2019

Dorothy S. Piper entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Daughter of the late Lucius Sterling and Bessie Callahan. Wife of the late Ernest Piper Sr. Mother of Gwendolyn Piper-Turner (Willie), Elvera Walter, Nathan Sterling Sr. (Lynette), Ike Sterling Sr., Julius Sterling, David Sterling (Joy), Emelda Sterling and the late Sylvester Sterling, Ernest Piper III, Jerome Piper, Lois Piper...
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Carol Ann Rhodes Lewis

July 25, 2019

Carol Ann Rhodes Lewis entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at age 79. She retired as a Pediatric nurse from Charity Hospital (University Hospital). She leaves to cherish her memory her children Renee Lewis Wallace, Keith Lewis (Marie), Gregory Lewis, Andrea Lewis Johnson (Gerald), and Tanya Lewis; sister Shirley Jackson; brother Victor Rhodes; sisters-in-law Sylvia Jones, Delores...
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Arthur Lannon Neville, Jr.

July 22, 2019

Arthur Lannon Neville, Jr. departed this life on Monday, July 22, 2019. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 30th at Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please pay your last respects anytime between Noon and 4pm.
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Valrita Marie Gibson-Dandridge

July 6, 2019

Valrita Marie Gibson-Dandridge entered into eternal life on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the age of 63. Loving wife of Gregory Clement Dandridge; daughter of the late Percy Gibson, Sr. and Jacqueline Valrita Crump-Gibson; sister of Keith Sr., Kelvin Sr. (Donna), Troy Sr., Farend Sr., Terri Gibson-Banks (Derrick), Trina and Carla Gibson. Siblings perceived before her are Percy Jr., Kemp and Tara...
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Bernice D. Burrell

June 9, 2019

Bernice Dumas Burrell peacefully entered eternal life on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the age of 95 years. Surrounded by family and friends, she quietly slipped away to join those loved ones who preceded her in death: Alvin (Husband), Oben and Rosa Laurent Dumas (parents), Leboria Riley (sister), Edwin Dumas (brother), Archie Walker and Ernest Rome (brothers-in-law) and many other family members and...
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Leroy Brown

June 9, 2019

Leroy Brown departed this life on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the age of 71. Husband of Karen Brown; father of Shiwand Mason (Reginald), Shalena Washington, Chad Brown (Brandi), Trevena Brown (Lance) and Christina Maize (Robert); brother of Mildred Gosserand (Joseph), Ray Charles Brown (Carolyn) and Douglas Brown. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Leroy Anthony Vignaud

May 26, 2019

Leroy "Buddy" Anthony Vignaud peacefully went on to eternal rest on Sunday morning May 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88. Buddy was the son of Etienne Joseph Vignaud and Gladys Phillippi Pierson. He was married to Rose Mary Flint for nearly 62 years. They have 5 children; Wayne McCormick (Trina), Laurie, Stephen, Brian, and Christopher (Tania), 12 grand-children Wayne Jr.,...
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Mario Antonio Rich

May 25, 2019

Mario Antonio Rich transitioned into eternal glory into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the age of 65 in Houston, Texas. Mario was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and was a long-time resident of Houston, Texas.Mario was the loving son born to the late Irone and Harold Rich, Sr. of La Ceiba, Honduras in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 8, 1953. He was the...
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Mario Antonio Rich

May 25, 2019

Mario Antonio Rich transitioned into eternal glory into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the age of 65 in Houston, Texas. Mario was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and was a long-time resident of Houston, Texas.Mario was the loving son born to the late Irone and Harold Rich, Sr. of La Ceiba, Honduras in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 8, 1953. He was the...
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Nathaniel Peter Williams

May 19, 2019

Nathaniel Peter Williams departed this life on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Ochsner Medical Center. Nathaniel was born to the union of the late Reverend Sylvester S. Williams, Jr. and Dorothy Phelps Williams. Nathaniel was a life-long member at First New St. Mark Baptist Church. He was active in the church as the treasurer and the organist.Nathaniel was a graduate of George Washington Carver Sr. High...
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Lorena Lewis Harris

May 16, 2019

Lorena Lewis Harris passed on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 8:45 pm at Passages Hospice. Wife of Nathaniel Henry Harris, Sr.; daughter of the late Alex and Mary Lewis; mother of Nathaniel H. Harris, Jr. (Charlett) and Langston R. Harris, Sr. (Nicole); sister of Alex, III, Ronald, Victoria and Michael Lewis (Ericka), Mary Shanks, Annie Bell Robertson (Alvin) and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of...
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Iola Mae Shepard Alexander

April 26, 2019

Iola Mae "Lady" Shepard Alexander was born August 7, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Eli and Madeline Turner Shepard. She departed this life on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Bell Vie Nursing Home in Gretna, Louisiana. Iola worked for the Orleans Parish School Board in food services for many years where she touched the lives of many students and faculty. She enjoyed cooking, watching her...
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Marion O. Williams

April 25, 2019

Marion O. Williams, departed this life on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Jonesboro, GA at the age of 77; Beloved wife of the late Stanley Williams; Daughter of the late Henry and Esma Johnson Oconnor; Devoted mother of Terrence M. Williams, Trichonne Williams Robinson, Darryl Harvey, Shannon Harvey and the late Terry M. Williams; Sister of Robert Preston and the late Walter Preston and Rose Pierre...
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Doris Lonon Cade

April 19, 2019

Doris Lonon Cade departed this life on Friday, April 19, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Cade, Sr.; Mother of Aloha, Herbert, Jr. (Roslyn), Herman (Denise) Cade and Michelle Cade Nero; Youngest daughter of the late Moses, Sr. and Olivia Robinson Lonon. Sister of the late Edna L. Aaron, Ardell L. Bradley of Columbia, MD, Moses, Jr., Herbert, and Arthur Lonon. Survived by Jack (Kathy)...
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Betty Foster Cates

April 18, 2019

Betty Abbiegale Foster Cates was born August 24, 1932 in New Orleans La. She is the youngest daughter of the late Walter Bernard Foster, Sr. and Darcus "Dinky" Pellebon Foster. Betty is the wife of Sidney Hayward Cates, III; mother of The Honorable Sidney Hayward Cates, IV, Kim Cates Parker, mother-in-law of Lionel Parker, Jr.; sister of Harvey Foster, the late Walter B. Foster Jr., Georgiana ...
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Larry Joseph Oliver

April 4, 2019

Larry Joseph Oliver passed away on Thursday April 4, 2019 at the age of 25. He leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Deirdre Oliver, a brother Walter Claiborn, Jr. and nephew Trayvon Oliver.Relatives and friends of the family also Pastors, Officers and members of St. Andrew Episcopal Church are invited to attend the funeral service at 11:00am on Saturday April 13, 2019 at St. Andrew...
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Tygee T. Blake

March 30, 2019

On March 30, 2019 the Lord reached his arms and welcomed Tygee Blake to his kingdom. Tygee Tirell Blake was born in New Orleans, LA on August 8, 1967 to Gloria D. Blake and the late Joe L. Blake. He invited Christ into his life at the age of 7 and was baptized at Calvary Temple Church. He was educated in Orleans Parish School System graduating from Alcee Fortier Senior High School Class of 1986....
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Nettie Louise Belcher

March 26, 2019

Nettie Louise Belcher, affectionately known as Grannie, departed this life on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the age of 98. Wife of the late Philip Belcher, Sr. Daughter of the late Charles Dupree and Mamie Askew Dupree. Mother of Dorothy Grigley, Patricia Thompson, Mary Enclarde (Louis), Janet Harris, Larry Belcher, Brenda Mcgill, Betty Wilmore (Ronald), Philip Belcher, Jr. (Alberta), Dennis Belcher...
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Troylynn Davenport

March 24, 2019

Troylynn Davenport entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 24, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. She was 57 years old. Troylynn was born in New Orleans, LA. She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Davenport, Sr.; 2 brothers, Charles Ray and Byron Harris. She leaves to mourn, her mother, Clarissa Davenport; 3 sons, Lavar, Dominique and Bryan; 1 daughter, Ashley; 1 grandson, Adrian Davenport; 2...
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Barbara Dykes

March 4, 2019

Barbara "Bobbie" Hayes Dykes departed this life on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the age of 75. Companion of Clarence Rose. Daughter of the late Beatrice Hayes. Mother of the late Warren Dykes. Sister of Leonard, Ernest, Michael, Harold, Samuel, Rudolph, Robert Lee, Johnny Lee Hayes, and Sheila Bryant. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the...
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Alice Jackson

February 15, 2019

Alice R. Cockerham Jackson, departed this life on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the age of 78; Beloved wife of the late Earnest Jackosn; daughter of the late John Cockerham and Willie Mae Hampton; Loving mother of Andre (Irene) Jackson, Melodie (Orlando) Thomas, and Everall Jackson; Sister of the late Mary Packer; Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild along with a host of nieces,...
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Milton Morrison, Sr.

February 14, 2019

Milton Morrison, Sr. transitioned to his final resting home to be with his Savior on Thursday, February 14, 2019 following a lengthy illness from Alzheimers at the age of 80. A native of New Orleans, LA he relocated to River Ridge, LA following the aftermath of Katrina. He was a proud son of the late Samual Lloyd Morrison, Sr. and Adonis Reed Morrison. Beloved husband of Alva Jacques Morrison...
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Henderson Hughes

January 30, 1933 - February 9, 2019

Henderson Hughes, Jr., departed this life on February 9, 2019 at the age of 86. He was son of the late Henderson and Odeal Hughes and husband of the late Annie Mae Watts Hughes. He was preceded in death by brothers Ernest and Richard Hughes and sisters Annie Nell Wooden and Ninnie Bell Johnson. He leaves to mourn three daughters; Dianne Keasley (Darrell), Gwendolyn Hughes, Sandra Russell (Tyrone)...
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Emanuel Mathieu Barnes, Sr.

January 15, 1931 - February 9, 2019

Emanuel Mathieu Barnes, Sr. departed this life on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the age of eighty-eight. Devoted father of Darrin A. Barnes, Sr., Toshika M. Barnes, Toya Barnes-Teamer, Tanya Barnes-Barrington, Derrick Barnes and the late Emanuel M. Barnes, Jr. Loving husband of Dolores R. Barnes for fifty years. Father-in-law of Alvin L. Barrington and Roderic F. Teamer, Sr. Grandfather of...
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Delores Crawford

February 3, 2019

Delores "Diddie" Crawford entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the age of 75. Wife of the late Michael Fleming. Daughter of the late Thomas L. and Elizabeth Smith Mingo. Mother of the late Anisha Elizabeth Crawford. Sister of Angeline M. Jackson and the late Mary E. Shannon. Stepsister of Maxine Smith. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives...
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Emanuel Ross, Jr.

February 2, 2019

Emanuel Ross, Jr. was born on March 26, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the union of Edna Mae and Sergeant First Class Emanuel Ross, Sr. Emanuel was baptized at St. Monica Catholic Church at a very young age and also received the Sacraments of Holy Communion and Confirmation. Emanuel had no choice as a child but to attend Mass every Sunday and Catechism every Tuesday and Thursday or his life...
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Yvonne S. Vessel

January 25, 2019

Yvonne S. Vessel, 79, peacefully departed this life on January 25, 2019. A life long resident of Jefferson Parish (Shrewsbury Subdivision), she was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She graduated from Walter L. Cohen High School. Yvonne was an educator who obtained degrees from Dillard University and the University of New Orleans. She taught for over 30 years at Booker T. Washington High...
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Patty Herbert Smith

January 17, 2019

Patty "Pat" (Herbert) Smith at age 63, formerly of New Orleans, resided in Baton Rouge for the last 17 years, passed away in the early morning hours on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Our Lady Of The Lake Hospital Baton Rouge, La. She was a beloved wife, loving but stern mother, loyal sister and dependable friend to many. In her early years her loving spirit allowed her to be the life of...
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Theresa Rose Encalarde Taylor

January 16, 2019

Theresa Rose Encalarde Taylor was called to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at her residence after a strong fight with cancer. She was 69 years old. Wife of the late Bernard Lionel Taylor, Jr.; daughter of the late Octave Curt Encalarde, Jr. and Ione Sambrone Encalarde; mother of Gina Taylor Duncan (Omar), Joel Michael Taylor (Hallianne) and the late Bernard Lionel Taylor, III;...
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Rose Lee Chapple

January 12, 2019

Rose Lee Chapple died peacefully and quietly on Saturday January 12, 2019, in New Orleans, LA. She was born on October 12, 1931, in Franklinton, LA, to George and Clivie Chapple, the youngest of three children. She was a long-time resident of New Orleans who was a graduate of Washington Parish Training School of Franklinton. After graduating from high school, she married the late James Curtis...
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Merial Stewart Bercy

January 10, 2019

Merial "MayMae" Stewart Bercy passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the age of 71. Wife of the late Anthony Eugene Bercy, Jr; daughter of the late Ernest and Florence Allen Stewart; mother of Myra Bercy, Mera Bercy (Mark Bruno), Anthony Bercy, III (Latonia), Antonio Bercy (ZiJazo) and Antoine Bercy (Tracy); step mother of Janice Frith; sister of Elouise Lindsey, Bernell Stewart...
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Taurean Maurice Anderson

January 7, 2019

Taurean Maurice Anderson entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 7, 2019 at the age of 35. Beloved son of Vanessa Jeanette Sterling Anderson and the late Randy Anderson; devoted friend of Latisha Lewis; loving father of Tamia, Autumn and Ava Anderson; brother of Ronell Bonnee'; grandson of the late John and Florence Sterling, and Grace and Harry Anderson, Sr. He is also survived by 1...
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Rosa Lee Paul

December 28, 2018

Rosa Lee Paul entered eternal rest on Thursday, December 28, 2018 at John Hainkel Rehabilitation Center in New Orleans at the age of 90. Daughter of the late Webby R. and Francais Paul; mother of Johnny Paul, and also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, also Pastor, officers, and members of the Holy Faith Temple Baptist Church and...
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Lawrence Henry Moore

December 27, 2018

Lawrence Henry Moore, departed this life on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the age of 79 after a battle with lung cancer. He died peacefully at home with his wife and daughter at his side. Son of the late George C. Moore and Marguerite V. Moore. Preceded in death by brothers, Ernest, George Jr., Clyde, Andrew, Lorenzo; sisters, Ernestine and Ephyania, and daughter, Loretta Nevilles. Husband of...
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Noel Angela Braud

December 13, 2018

Noel Angela Braud entered into eternal life on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the age of 75. She was preceded in death by her parents the late Clarence Braud, Sr, and the late Wilhelmina Dupre Braud. Loving mother of Candice Braud and grandmother of Trey Pinkney, Sydney Noelle Pinkney and Alexis Braud. Great grandmother of Caiden Victor. Devoted sister of Mary Braud Harris, Clarice Braud Willis,...
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Linda Lenoir Jenkins

November 30, 2018

Linda Faye Lenoir-Jenkins was born on March 19, 1954 to the proud parents of James Ernest and Lillie Bernice Lenoir in New Orleans, LA at Charity Hospital. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in New Orleans, LA in 1972 and shortly after started her career. She met her husband Edward Jenkins, Jr. in January 1983 at the Touch of Class Night Club. He approached her at the club and...
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Gwendolyn Arthe Goode Armstrong

November 30, 2018

Gwendolyn Arthé Goode Armstrong, also known as Granny, Diva, Gwen, Gwenlen, Aunt Gwen and Elegance, was born on November 21, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The third child of the union between Anne Victoria and Herbert Goode, she was described as "a force of nature" by her youngest granddaughter Erin Michelle, "a TRUE Scorpio" by her grandson Christopher Anthony, and "the Matriarch" and ...
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Ernestine Gourrier

November 24, 2018

Ernestine "Teen" Walker Gourrier transitioned from her earthly home to her heavenly mansion on November 24, 2018. She was 103 years old. Ernestine was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Gourrier, only daughter, Jewel G. Simon, son in law, Joseph M. Simon, her parents, Harry and Stella Walker and her three sisters, Alice W. Gueno Stella W. Populous and Rosemary Vappie. Ernestine is...
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Arthur John Promfrey, Jr.

November 22, 2018

Arthur John Pomfrey, Jr. departed this life on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in New Orleans, LA at the age of 79. Arthur is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ella Lee Hall Pomfrey; siblings, Philip Werlin Pomfrey, Joseph Pomfrey, Patricia Claiborne, and brother-in-law, Clarence Maire; children, Anita Ann Watkins, Randy Garland Pomfrey, Rhonda Lynnora Pomfrey, Reginald Pomfrey (Amy), Roderick Allen...
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Leonard Tuesno

November 18, 2018

Leonard Tuesno, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 79. Leonard is survived by his 3 sons and 1 daughter; Leonard, Sr. (Joyce), Leonard Frederick Tuesno, Ronnie Tuesno (Tyra) and Charlotte Ross; 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; a devoted, awesome companion, Jessie Louise Ross and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends...
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Lillie Lucinda James

November 18, 2018

Lillie Lucinda James entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 90. She was a native of Plaquemine, LA and a longtime resident of New Orleans, LA. She is preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons, 1 daughter, 5 brothers, 1 sister, 1 grandchild and 1 great grandchild. She is survived by 6 children, 19 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, 1...
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Kim Hill Donate

November 8, 2018

Kim "Frost" Hill Donate departed this life on November 8, 2018. He joins his parents, Marion and Paul Donate and two sisters Audrey and Wanda. He is survived by his wife Katrina Hill, his daughter Taleah, his three sons Kentrell, Khaleed, and Leron, his three sisters Yolanda, Jean Paula (Arnold), Linder (Larry) and a brother from another mother Ray. He further leaves one aunt Mary White, two...
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Rachanell Delano Daniels

November 7, 2018

Rachanell Delano Daniels passed away at his home on Wednesday November 7, 2018. He was born to the late Mary Eva Daniels and James Daniels, Sr., on July 19, 1952. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rosa Strahan Daniels and Percy Daniels, Charles Wesley Alfred, Sr. and Eva Mary Alfred, and his uncle Warren Daniels.Widely known as "Ray," he was a larger-than-life figure who transformed...
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Ruby Williams

November 1, 2018

Ruby Mae Jefferson Williams, a retired Developmental Disability Occupational Therapist, entered into rest on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at her home in Kenner, La. at the age of 73. Ruby Mae Jefferson Williams was born August 22, 1945 to the union of the late Thomas and Norma Jefferson. Mrs. Williams was a member of Enlighten Fellowship Church. Ruby was baptized at an early age and received her...
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James Joseph Robert, Jr.

October 30, 2018

James Joseph Robert Jr. was born September 28, 1935 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late James J. Robert Sr. and Rose Coste Robert. Everyone knew him as "Big Jimmy". Jimmy departed this life on October 30, 2018. During their 63 years of marriage he and his wife, Dolores Legaux Robert, owned and operated J&D's Corner Grocery Store for 20 years, he also was a brick mason by trade for 32 years....
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Benjamin Soloman Clay, I

October 26, 2018

Benjamin (Ben) Soloman Clay, I passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the age of 79. Husband of Alma Clay; son of the late Herman Isidore Clay, Sr. and Alma St. Martin Clay; father of Benjamin Soloman Clay, II (Nicole) and Cheryletta Harrison (Michael); step father of Quanna Batiste-Brown, Patrice Batiste and Peter Batiste, Jr.; grandfather of Michael Sean Harrison, Jr. and Tayler Sean...
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Leon Gerard Merchant

October 25, 2018

Leon Gerard Merchant departed this life on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the age of 66. Husband of Vernisha Marrero Merchant; Son of the late Leon Merchant and Gloria Hall Merchant; Brother of Margaret Parker. He is also survived by one niece, Tiffany Lauderdale, a host of great nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family also priest and parishioners of St....
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Brian Joseph Gulliver-Garcia

October 21, 2018

Brian Joseph Gulliver-Garcia (nee Garcia) chose to depart this world on his own terms suddenly on October 21, 2018 at the age of 41. He is greatly loved and he lived life to the fullest to the very end. He hid his struggles from his friends and family and presented to the world as a loving, caring and devoted man. But the battles he faced around his identity and his past simply became too much....
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Derrick Anthony Johnson

October 20, 2018

Derrick Anthony "Woo" Johnson, was born on April 24, 2007. He departed this life on October 20, 2018 at the age of 11. Derrick was a 5th grade student at Schaumburg Elementary School. Fond and joyful memories of Derrick as a beautiful free spirit will live on through his grandparents Carolyn Fitts, Harlan Jones, Anthony Hennessee and Paulie Karol Sanders; his mother, Dana D. Hennessee; his...
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Estelle Galloway

October 15, 2018

Estelle Galloway went home to be with Lord on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the age of 80. She was born in New Orleans, LA to the late Warren and Grace Baptiste. Estelle was the wife of the late David Louis Galloway. She is the mother of Lori Warner (Keith) and David Galloway ( Renee).Mrs. Galloway has 4 sisters and 1 brother: Helen Clinton, Karen Wyre, Shirley Hastings, Gwen Piggie, and Warren...
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Gregory Peter Heisser III

October 9, 2018

Gregory Peter Heisser, III, son of Lurline & Orrin Duncan and Gregory & Dionne Heisser, Jr. departed this life on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the age of 23 with his fiancée the late Darnisha Desilva. He leaves to cherish his memory, three children: Gregory IV, Davi (G'anna), & Thomas Heisser. Brothers and Sisters Laela LaBeaud, Lorrin, Ashley, Kyle Duncan, Gerell (Geeky) Heisser...
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Lucille Sabatier Pijeaux Hall

October 4, 2018

Lucille Sabatier Pijeaux Hall passed away peacefully at her home in the Greater Birmingham Alabama area on October 4, 2018. She was a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana until Hurricane Katrina. She is survived by her 3 children, Dr. Lawrence Joseph Pijeaux, Jr., Dr. Rosalind Pijeaux Hale, and Giesle Alexandria Hall. She is also survived by 5 grandsons and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded...
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Eugene Woods, Jr.

September 29, 2018

Eugene "Mr. Bigg" Woods, Jr. departed this life on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the age of 90. He was the loving husband of the lateDoralstine Woods; son of the late Eugene and Margaret Woods; adored father of Glenda (Charles) Mitchell, Joyce (Albert) Williams, Curtis, Sterling and Travia Woods, the late Eugene III, Kerry Woods and George Clark; brother of the late Emma Webster, Catherine...
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Margorie Cobb Moss

September 17, 2018

Margorie Cobb Moss, born on September 17, 1944, departed this life on September 17, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. Wife of the late Arthur Joseph Moss, Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving sister, Myrtle Cobb Jones, her nephew, Timothy U. Wilson, extended relatives, friends and Pastor Gaylon Clark, officers and members of Greater Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Austin, TX.Words of...
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Antoine Oates

September 16, 2018

Antoine Oates departed this life on Sunday, September 16, 2018. He was born in New Orleans and resided there his entire life. He is survived by a sister, Yolanda D. Oates; two nephews, Michael Roy Major, Jr. and Christopher Antoine Major; an aunt, Kathleen Oates Johnson and an uncle, Clemon Oates. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Service at D.W. Rhodes Chapel,...
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Ruby Myrtle Dennis Foster

September 16, 2018

Ruby Myrtle Dennis Foster departed this life on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at a blessed age of 103. She was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Wife of the late James Harold Foster; Daughter of the late William and Fannie Dorsey Dennis; Mother of the late June F. Sanchez and the late Gloria F. White; Ms. Ruby is survived by 3 grandchildren, Dr. Angelique White-Williams, Andrew P. Sanchez, Jr. and...
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Angela Elaine Isidore

September 10, 2018

Angela Elaine Isidore departed this life on Monday September 10, 2018. She was 59 years old and a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Beloved daughter of the late Joel and Mary Washington Isidore; 1 Step-mother, the late Maxine Isidore; Loving mother of Demetrica Isidore Jones (Jeffery) , Daniel Isidore; Sister of Sharon Isidore McKendall, Diana Burrell Lee, Arthemise Isidore Turner (Fred), Kevin...
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Cleo Robertson

September 10, 2018

Cleo Doris Ives Robertson was born July 23, 1929 in Melrose, Louisiana to the late Ellen Antee and James E. Ives. Cleo was the eldest of ten children and moved to New Orleans as a young girl and attended Xavier Prep. Cleo continued to pursue her education at Straight Business College where she later became an employee. Cleo met the love of her life, George J. Robertson, Sr., who she married on...
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Cecile Faulk

September 7, 2018

Cecile Dora Hurst Faulk was born on July 30, 1944 in New Orleans, LA and passed away peacefully on Friday, September 7, 2018. Daughter of the late Ebenezer and Geneva Hurst. She leaves to cherish her memories, 6 sons, Kinzie, Ebenezer, Raymond, Rene (Samantha), Marshall Faulk and Joseph Hurst; 1 sister, Irma McElveen. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Nicols; 1 son, Frederick...
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Louvinia Leonard

September 2, 2018

Louvinia W. Leonard departed this life on Sunday, September 2, 2018. She was 74 years old and a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Wife of the late Alvin Leonard; Daughter of the late Otis Western and Martha Andrews; Mother of Anthony Leonard (Darlene), Belinda Burke (George), Andrew Leonard (Gwen) and Chris Leonard; Sister of Ruth M Dunmas, Barbara Ann Sutherland, Gloria D. Allison and the late...
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Dianne Connor

August 31, 2018

Dianne M Conner departed this life on Friday, August 31, 2018. She was 57 years old and a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Beloved daughter of the Willie Rollins Sr. and Blanche Rollins; Loving mother of Dannie Conner and Javon Conner; Sister of Debra Rollins, Chester Rollins, Kenny Ray Rollins, Willie Rollins, Jr., Ugene Rollins, Troy Ronda Rollins, Antoinette Rollins, Brandy Rollins; Sister in...
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Willis Joseph Robertson, Jr.

August 30, 2018

Willis Joseph Robertson, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the age of 71. Son of the late Willis J. Robertson, Sr. and Theresa Barthelemy Robertson. Father of Lindsay Robertson Tezeno (Gary L. Tezeno) and Meredith Robertson Sutton (Tommye S. Sutton). Grandson of the late Roger and Mary Elizabeth Barthelemy and the late Willis and Leone Robertson. He is also survived by...
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Cleo E. Jackson

August 21, 2018

Mrs. Cleo E. Jackson, at Touro Infirmary, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, beloved mother of Phyliss Jackson-Polk (Clark Polk), Shirley Jackson-Watson (Eugene Watson), Eric Thomas Jackson (Juanita Jackson), and the late James M. Jackson. Preceded in death her sister Vera Epps Carter, brothers Alphonse Epps Jr. and Henry Epps. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other...
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Wendell Billew

August 17, 2018

Wendell "Wink" Billew, received his angel wings and went home to glory on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the age of 54; Beloved husband of Lydia Johnson-Billew; Devoted father of Tyler Wendell Billew; Son of the late Myrtle Landor Billew and Murphy Billew, Sr.; Brother of Deborah Billew, Trabaza Billew, Artisha Billew, Troylyn (Don) Billew Palmer, Reginald (Marie) Billew, Tyrone (Cheryl) Billew and...
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