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Sgt. Major Larry Wesley Harvey, Sr.

September 18, 2020

Sgt. Major Larry Wesley Harvey, Sr. ("Daddy") was born on July 17, 1943 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Daniel Harvey, Jr. and Nellie Harvey Frederick. He was surrounded by his loving family when the Lord called him to attention at the age of 77 on September 18, 2020. He was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, class of 1962 and from there he enlisted into the United States Army where...
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Clairville Joseph Martinez

August 29, 2020

On Saturday, August 29, 2020 the Lord called home His faithful servant, Clairville Joseph Martinez, at the age of 92. He was the loving and devoted husband of Carol Martinez for 60 years; loving father of Shelita Martinez Prograis; devoted grandfather of Regis Prograis (Raquel) and India Prograis (Wayne); and great grandfather of Kayden McDaniel, Ray Prograis, Khaleesi Prograis and Marley Brown....
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Earlean Fredieu King

August 14, 2020

Sister Earlean Fredieu King entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 14, 2020. Earlean was the fifth of eight children, to the late Roberta and Drew Fredieu, Sr. in Nacogdoches, Texas. Earlean graduated from Galilee School in Hallsville, TX. Immediately upon graduation, she married the love of her life, Mr. Albert King, Jr, of Hallsville, Texas. To this union were born two daughters, Lois A....
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Charles Edward Britton

July 25, 2020

May the work I've done speak for me. I have fought the good fight; I have finished the race and kept the faith. - 2Timothy 4:7 Charles Edward Britton was born on June 27, 1938 to the union of the late Teddy Britton and Mary Taylor of Waterproof Louisiana. Charles was baptized at an early age in Waterproof, LA. Charles then moved to New Orleans, LA where he met his devoted wife of 62 years,...
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Rosemary Robertson

June 24, 2020

After a lengthy battle with congestive heart failure, Rosemary Robertson transitioned from earth to glory in her sleep at East Jefferson Hospital on June 24, 2020. She was 83 years old. God saw fit to bless the union of the late Clarence and Leola Thomas with their first child, a beautiful baby girl, "Rosemary", on April 6, 1937. The love of her life, Walter Robertson Sr., spotted Rosemary at a...
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Roosevelt Taylor

May 29, 2020

"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." It seems Rosey Taylor was always fighting his entire life - to be better, to be faster, and to reach higher. Roosevelt Taylor, also known as "Rosey," was born July 4, 1937 in Eudora, AR. Born to the union of William Taylor and Savannah Mathis Taylor. His mother moved his sister and him to New Orleans when he was...
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Irmelda Theresa Bachemin Bradley

May 19, 2020

Irmelda Theresa Bachemin Bradley, one of God's angels, received her wings on May 19, 2020 after a valiant fight with chronic renal disease. She was 60. Mel was immensely loved by all who knew her. Throughout her battle with renal failure, Mel's faith in God never wavered. A native and lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mel attended St. Paul the Apostle Elementary School and Marion...
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Tajuan McKnight

February 21, 2020

Tajuan McKnight departed this life on February 21, 2020 at the age of 20. He was the son of Linda McKnight and the late Terrence Brown. Father of Tajuan Dillon and Juanaro Henderson. Brother of Terrence Shaw, Kristian Wells, Kayla Martin, Terrence, Terrell and Torrence Buckles. Godson of Ashante Booker. Preceded in death by his grandparents Ella Mae Robinson, Roosevelt McKnight, Mary Brown and...
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Bruce Alexander Davis

February 19, 2020

Bruce Alexander Davis, a First Lieutenant in the US Air Force, was born to the union of Josephine Butler Davis and the late Alphonse Davis, peacefully left this earth on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Bruce leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary Kathleen Hunter Davis; his children, Angela M. Davis, Ariane Davis, Olivia T. Davis and Alexandria M. Davis; his grandchildren, Ashley Davis, Amber...
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Bruce Alexander Davis

February 19, 2020

Bruce Alexander Davis, a First Lieutenant in the US Air Force, was born to the union of Josephine Butler Davis and the late Alphonse Davis, peacefully left this earth on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Bruce leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary Kathleen Hunter Davis; his children, Angela M. Davis, Ariane Davis, Olivia T. Davis and Alexandria M. Davis; his grandchildren, Ashley Davis, Amber...
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Bruce A. Kirkland

February 14, 2020

Bruce A. Kirkland passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the age of 71 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 17, 1948. Loving husband of almost 50 years to Chareen Greenwood Kirkland. Reflective of a true New Orleans 7th ward love story, Bruce and Chareen met at Corpus Christi School in 1960. Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting pool and camping...
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Bruce A. Kirkland

November 17, 1948 - February 14, 2020

Bruce A. Kirkland passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the age of 71 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 17, 1948. Loving husband of almost 50 years to Chareen Greenwood Kirkland. Reflective of a true New Orleans 7th ward love story, Bruce and Chareen met at Corpus Christi School in 1960. Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting pool and camping...
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Alvarez Emmanuel Peters, Sr.

February 13, 2020

Alvarez Emmanuel Peters Sr. departed this life on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the age of 87. Alvarez was an Army veteran. He was the loving husband to Rosemary H. Peters. Son of the late Adam and Leona Peters. Father of Valerie Rosemond(Claude), Velva McKinsey(John), Brian Peters(Katherine), Brigette Justice(Robert), Jazz Peters(Diemminh), Valita Peters and Alvarez Peters Jr. Brother of...
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Gail Ann Stemley

February 7, 2020

Gail Ann Stemley, affectionately known as "GG", passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 7, 2020 after suffering a sudden and devastating stroke at the age of 67. GG was born in New Orleans, LA to Corry and Cora Stemley. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Corry Jr., Raymond, Edward and Brandon Stemley, and Albert Lindolph, and sister, Shirley...
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Gail Ann Stemley

February 7, 2020

Gail Ann Stemley, affectionately known as "GG", passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 7, 2020 after suffering a sudden and devastating stroke. GG was born in New Orleans, LA to Corry and Cora Stemley. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Corry Jr., Raymond, Edward and Brandon Stemley, and Albert Lindolph, and sister, Shirley Stemley Picou. She...
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Joyce Bidol Evans

April 8, 1931 - February 7, 2020

Joyce Bidol Evans entered into eternal rest, February 7, 2020 on the wings of love, at the age of 91. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 22, 1928 to the late John Bidol, Sr. and Laura Baham Bidol. She was preceded in death by her son, Frank J. Bidol and her sister Jessie Bidol. She is survived by three children; Byron J. Evans(Phyllis), Verita G. Thomas(Charles) and Renaldo P....
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Sophie Ann Dison Dominick

February 2, 2020

Sophie Ann Dison Dominick passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Thomas Joseph Dominick, III; daughter of the late Charles And Inez Dison, Sr.; mother of Deneen Dominick Bienemy; mother-in-law of Tyson Bienemy; Grandmother of Johnny Fritzgerald "BJ" Dominick; sister of Charles (Alberta) Dison, Jr., Rev. Earnest (Earnie Mae) Dison, Sr. Selina D. ...
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Sophie Ann Dison Dominick

February 2, 2020

Sophie Ann Dison Dominick passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the age of 71. Beloved wife of Thomas Joseph Dominick, III; daughter of the late Charles And Inez Dison, Sr.; mother of Deneen Dominick Bienemy; mother-in-law of Tyson Bienemy; Grandmother of Johnny Fritzgerald "BJ" Dominick; sister of Charles (Alberta) Dison, Jr., Rev. Earnest (Earnie Mae) Dison, Sr. Selina D. ...
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Paula McNair

December 27, 2019

Paula "Big P" McNair age 53 answered the Lord's call on Friday December 27, 2019. Wife of Anthony Jones. Daughter of Joseph Bradford and the late Mary Bradford. Loving mother of Brandon and Dominic McNair. Grandmother of Saniya McNair, Seimaj Stanley, Brandia McNair and Armani McNair. Sister of James (Patricia) McNair, George (Sherrie) McNair, Paul (Monica) McNair, Don (Sharlene) McNair, Kenneth...
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Paula McNair

December 27, 2019

Paula "Big P" McNair age 53 answered the Lord's call on Friday December 27, 2019. Wife of Anthony Jones. Daughter of Joseph Bradford and the late Mary Bradford. Loving mother of Brandon and Dominic McNair. Grandmother of Saniya McNair, Seimaj Stanley, Brandia McNair and Armani McNair. Sister of James (Patricia) McNair, George (Sherrie) McNair, Paul (Monica) McNair, Don (Sharlene) McNair, Kenneth...
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Hester Louise Wilson Cottles

December 9, 2019

Hester Louise Wilson Cottles departed this life and entered into eternal rest on December 9, 2019 at the age of 84. She was born in Lake Village, Arkansas on December 3, 1935 to the late Emma Young (Lemmitt) and the late Peter Wilson. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age and was confirmed at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church where she continued her active affiliation until her passing...
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Hester Louise Wilson Cottles

December 3, 1935 - December 9, 2019

Hester Louise Wilson Cottles departed this life and entered into eternal rest on December 9, 2019 at the age of 84. She was born in Lake Village, Arkansas on December 3, 1935 to the late Emma Young (Lemmitt) and the late Peter Wilson. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age and was confirmed at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church where she continued her active affiliation until her passing...
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Melvina Franklin

December 1, 2019

Melvina Gaines Franklin entered into rest on December 1, 2019 at the age of 89. Wife of the late Leo Franklin. Daughter of the late Leopold and Odile Mackey Gaines. Mother of Leon Leo (Patrice Molina) Franklin. Sister of the late Julia Gaines and Paul Gaines. Sister of law Nadine "Nanny Dee" Franklin, Gladys Gaines and the late Nolan Franklin and the late Shirley Williams Gaines. Grandmother of...
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Melvina Franklin

December 1, 2019

Melvina Gaines Franklin entered into rest on December 1, 2019 at the age of 89. Wife of the late Leo Franklin. Daughter of the late Leopold and Odile Mackey Gaines. Mother of Leon Leo Franklin. Sister of the late Julia Gaines and Paul Gaines. Sister of law Nadine "Nanny Dee" Franklin, Gladys Gaines and the late Nolan Franklin and the late Shirley Williams Gaines. Grandmother of Lauren A. Franklin...
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William Red AKA "Clockhead"

November 28, 2019

William Davis, AKA "Red", "Clockhead", of New Orleans, LA passed away suddenly as he answered The Lord's call on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the age of 84. William is survived by his son, Lloyd A. Davis, daughter Lorraine Y. Davis and his cherished granddaughter Mia A. Davis. One brother Robert Davis of Jackson Mississippi, God brother Curtis Lee Ivory of Violet, Louisiana . He is preceded in...
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Marks William Trahan, Jr.

November 8, 2019

Marks William Trahan, Jr. departed this life on Friday November 8, 2019 at the age of 62. He was the son of the late Marks William Trahan, Sr. and Marguerite Williams Trahan. Marks was the beloved brother of Florence Trahan, Patricia Trahan Weber, Michael Trahan, Dionne Trahan, Brenda Walker (Nathaied) and Desiree. He is also survived by 2 nieces, 6 nephews, 2 great nieces, 4 great nephew other...
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Marks William Trahan, Jr.

November 8, 2019

Marks William Trahan, Jr. departed this life on Friday November 8, 2019 at the age of 62. He was the son of the late Marks William Trahan, Sr. and Marguerite Williams Trahan. Marks was the beloved brother of Florence Trahan, Patricia Trahan Weber, Michael Trahan, Dionne Trahan, Brenda Walker (Nathaied) and Desiree. He is also survived by 2 nieces, 6 nephews, 2 great nieces, 4 great nephew other...
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Mildred Westbrook Strickland

October 28, 2019

Mildred Westbrook Strickland, Our Queen, entered into eternal life on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the age of 73. She was born to the late John Westbrook and Pearl Flake Westbrook and together they had twelve children; Adean Green, Elmer Westbrook (Tammy), Mary Westbrook, Betty Johnson, Sandra Stennis (Thomas). She moved to New Orleans in 1958. She attended Carver High School. Mildred attended...
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Mildred Westbrook Strickland

October 28, 2019

Mildred Westbrook Strickland, Our Queen, entered into eternal life on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the age of 73. She was born to the late John Westbrook and Pearl Flake Westbrook and together they had twelve children; Adean Green, Elmer Westbrook (Tammy), Mary Westbrook, Betty Johnson, Sandra Stennis (Thomas). She moved to New Orleans in 1958. She attended Carver High School. Mildred attended...
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Alva Rita Millaud LeSassier

October 17, 2019

Alva Rita Millaud LeSassier, departed this life on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. LeSassier, Sr. Mother of Errol, Sr. (Cassandra) LeSassier, Claudia (Carl) LeSassier-Francis, Brenda LeSassier-McGuire and the late Charles, Jr. (Elissa) LeSassier. Daughter of the late Henry and Edna Millaud. Sister of Thyronne Millaud and the late Doris M. Rhodes,...
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Alva Rita Millaud LeSassier

October 17, 2019

Alva Rita Millaud LeSassier, departed this life on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. LeSassier, Sr. Mother of Errol, Sr. (Cassandra) LeSassier, Claudia (Carl) LeSassier-Francis, Brenda LeSassier-McGuire and the late Charles, Jr. (Elissa) LeSassier. Daughter of the late Henry and Edna Millaud. Sister of Thyronne Millaud and the late Doris M. Rhodes,...
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Sandy McFarland

October 4, 2019

Sandy "Mr. Mac" McFarland, a retired longshoreman entered into eternal life on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the age of 91. Mr. McFarland was born in Heidelberg, Mississippi and lived in New Orleans, Louisiana for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Inell Hales McFarland; two sons: Cecil McFarland, Sr. and Johnny Mitchell McFarland and eleven siblings. He is survived by four sons,...
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Phyllis Brown

October 4, 2019

Phyllis "Peaches" Brown departed this life on October 4th at the age of 66 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves behind her three children Sean M. Knockum, Stacey Robertson (Raymond), and Tracey S. Brown (Nara). Five grandchildren De'Sean M. Knockum, Madison C. Joyner, Raymond J. Robertson, Jr, Sahr Ali-Brown, and Shelby Knockum. Her proud and devoted brothers Charles Wilson...
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Sandy McFarland

October 4, 2019

Sandy "Mr. Mac" McFarland, a retired longshoreman entered into eternal life on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the age of 91. Mr. McFarland was born in Heidelberg, Mississippi and lived in New Orleans, Louisiana for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Inell Hales McFarland; two sons: Cecil McFarland, Sr. and Johnny Mitchell McFarland and eleven siblings. He is survived by four sons,...
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Phyllis Brown

October 4, 2019

Phyllis "Peaches" Brown departed this life on October 4th at the age of 66 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves behind her three children Sean M. Knockum, Stacey Robertson (Raymond), and Tracey S. Brown (Nara). Five grandchildren De'Sean M. Knockum, Madison C. Joyner, Raymond J. Robertson, Jr, Sahr Ali-Brown, and Shelby Knockum. Her proud and devoted brothers Charles Wilson...
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Charles Ray Harris

October 3, 2019

Ray Harris, devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, transitioned from this life on Friday, October 3, 2019 at his residence. He is survived by his wife Cathy Harris, who affectionately referred to him as "husband extraordinaire," four loving children: Monique Harris, Ahmad Raymond Harris, Lori Granito and Tavia Coleman and his niece Melody Dauphin who he considered a daughter. Ray took...
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Charles Ray Harris

July 19, 1939 - October 3, 2019

Ray Harris, devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, transitioned from this life on Friday, October 3, 2019 at his residence. He is survived by his wife Cathy Harris, who affectionately referred to him as "husband extraordinaire," four loving children: Monique Harris, Ahmad Raymond Harris, Lori Granito and Tavia Coleman and his niece Melody Dauphin who he considered a daughter. Ray took...
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Evelyn Butler Knox

October 2, 2019

Evelyn Butler Knox, a retired teacher assistant passed October 2, 2019 at the age of 94. She was the daughter of the late Randolph and Evelina Butler, she leaves to cherish daughter, Justine Knox Mikell (Frank) and grandson, Glenn F. Mogilles Jr. Relatives and friends of the family, staff members of Orleans Parish Schools, Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care are invited to attend the funeral...
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Evelyn Butler Knox

October 2, 2019

Evelyn Butler Knox, a retired teacher assistant passed October 2, 2019 at the age of 94. She was the daughter of the late Randolph and Evelina Butler, she leaves to cherish daughter, Justine Knox Mikell (Frank) and grandson, Glenn F. Mogilles Jr.Relatives and friends of the family, staff members of Orleans Parish Schools, Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Care are invited to attend the funeral...
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Yolanda Robinson

September 12, 2019

Yolanda Robinson was called to rest on September 12, 2019. Beloved wife of James Robinson, Jr. for 52 years. Loving daughter of the late Herbert Milton Martin and the late Sallie Lucille Lee. Mother of Samantha Morgan, Darren Robinson, Shermaine Robinson and James Robinson III. Sister of Janice, Sandra, Yasmine, Bryant and Brian Lee and the late Natalie Shenall, Emelda Nellum, Yvonne Hebert ,...
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Yolanda Robinson

September 12, 2019

Yolanda Robinson was called to rest on September 12, 2019. Beloved wife of James Robinson, Jr. for 52 years. Loving daughter of the late Herbert Milton Martin and the late Sallie Lucille Lee. Mother of Samantha Morgan, Darren Robinson, Shermaine Robinson and James Robinson III. Sister of Janice, Sandra, Yasmine, Bryant and Brian Lee and the late Natalie Shenall, Emelda Nellum, Yvonne Hebert ,...
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Dolores Sylvia Peters Soupenne

September 12, 2019

Dolores "Sylvia" Peters Soupenne entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the age of 73. Wife of the late Emile A. Soupenne. Daughter of the late Eddie and Steve Peters . Mother of Todd (Brooke) Soupenne. Sister of Eddie Mae Kenner (Joseph), Elizabeth Weatherspoon (Calvin) of Montgomery, AL, Georgia Mae Peters Adams of Irving, TX, Diane Banks of Chesapeake, VA and the late...
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Dolores Sylvia Peters Soupenne

September 12, 2019

Dolores "Sylvia" Peters Soupenne entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the age of 73. Wife of the late Emile A. Soupenne. Daughter of the late Eddie and Steve Peters . Mother of Todd (Brooke) Soupenne. Sister of Eddie May Kenner (Joseph), Elizabeth Weatherspoon (Calvin) of Montgomery, AL, Georgia Mae Peters adams of Irving, TX and the late Clara Chalot (Norbert) of Los...
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Millie R. Bryan

September 1, 2019

Sister Millie R. Bryan, age 77, of New Orleans passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington class of 1959. Millie was a devoted member of Fellowship Baptist Church. At Fellowship she was an active participant of Sunday school, Prison Outreach Ministry, and the Witnessing Ministry. She's a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and faithful...
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Millie R. Bryan

September 1, 2019

Sister Millie R. Bryan, age 77, of New Orleans passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington class of 1959. Millie was a devoted member of Fellowship Baptist Church. At Fellowship she was an active participant of Sunday school, Prison Outreach Ministry, and the Witnessing Ministry. She's a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and faithful...
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Larry Joseph Carriere

August 18, 2019

Larry Joseph Carriere entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the age of 70. The beloved father of Schwan Carriere-Sceau, Shaft Carriere and Lucious Dunham (Deidra). Son of the late Lawrence A. Carriere, Jr. and the late Audrey S. Carriere; brother of Sylvenie C. (Donald), Raydell M. and Wardell P. Carriere; and brother-in-law of Chevelle Lackings-Carriere. He is also survived by...
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Larry Joseph Carriere

August 18, 2019

Larry Joseph Carriere entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the age of 70. The beloved father of Schwan Carriere-Sceau, Shaft Carriere and Lucious Dunham (Deidra). Son of the late Lawrence A. Carriere, Jr. and the late Audrey S. Carriere; brother of Sylvenie C. (Donald), Raydell M. and Wardell P. Carriere; and brother-in-law of Chevelle Lackings-Carriere. He is also survived by...
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Vivian Heisser Milbon

August 15, 2019

Vivian Heisser Milbon entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 15, 2019. She was a native of Madisonville, LA and a longtime resident of New Orleans, LA. Wife of the late Arthur J. Milbon. Mother of David C. Milbon. Daughter of the late Leonie Baham Poplous and Herman Heisser. Sister of Delmon Heisser and the late Freddie (Maxine) Heisser, Sr. and Lolita (James) Hayes. Aunt of Freddie Jr.,...
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Sheila Carter Dillon

April 12, 1955 - August 14, 2019

Sheila C. Dillon was born in New Orleans on April 12, 1955 to Rose and Joseph Carter Sr.She was blessed with one child, Kendrick Lamont Hughes. In 1978 she was united in marriage to Wallace Dillon, they have celebrated 41 years of life together.She attended L.W. Higgins High School in Marrero through her junior year, and graduated her senior year from L.B. Landry High School. After graduation she...
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Jonald Walker, Jr.

August 8, 2019

Jonald J. "Sugar Lump" Walker, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Son of the late Jonald Walker Sr. and Letha Sterling Walker. Father of Jonald (Lisa) Walker III. Brother of Dimitri Ashmore. Grandfather of Brooke Walker. He is also survived by a devoted friend Gloria Chapman and a host of other relatives and friends. Jonald attend St. Joan of Arc Catholic School and was a...
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JoAnne Theard Cross

July 11, 2019

JoAnne T. Cross, of New Orleans, La, departed this life on July 11, 2019, at the age of 66. She peacefully ascended this life surrounded by family and friends. She is the only daughter of Doretha S. Theard (Sampson) and the late Joseph Theard, loving and forever devoted widow of the late Gregory James Cross, sister of Michael Theard, Sr. and Granddaughter of the late Lillian Sampson. Jo was a...
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Patricia Ann Bolds

July 4, 2019

Patricia Ann Bolds went home to be with the Lord on July 4, 2019 at the age of 84. She was born in New Orleans, LA. Patricia was the daughter of the late Albert Dixon and Mary Ernest Dixon and the step daughter of Hilda Barard Dixon. She was the loving wife of the late Frank Norman Bolds for 44 years. Patricia is survived by her daughter Ann Marie Hill, granddaughter Kendra Thomas (Tre) and great...
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Andrew Hills, Jr.

May 21, 2019

Andrew Hills, Jr. "Rock" passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the age of 65. He was born on May 29, 1953 in New Orleans, LA. Loving husband of Vivian W. Hills. He was preceded in death by his parents Andrew Hills, Sr. and Willie Mae Arnold Hills, two sisters and one niece. Devoted father of Andrew Hills, III and Romalis Hills of New Orleans, La, Ashanti Hills of Charlotte, North Carolina, and...
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Lynn Patricia Dolliole

May 12, 2019

Lynn Patricia Dolliole answered the Lord's call and rejoined her sister Pamela Dolliole Hermanspahn on May 12, 2019. Born to Ida and Henry Dolliole Jr. on November 8, 1958. She is survived by her daughter Candice (Benjamin) Bowden, grandchildren Brandon & Courtney, brothers Kevin (Janice) Dolliole Sr., Steven Dolliole & Andre' (Kimberly) Dolliole, brother-in-law Michael Hermanspahn and a...
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Bessie Lee Alexander

April 18, 2019

Bessie Lee Alexander entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 18, 2019 at the age of 94. She was born in Franklin, LA on April 26, 1924 to the late George Sparrow and the late Frances Harrison Sparrow. She lived in New Orleans, LA the majority of her life and most recently resided in Miramar Beach, FL. Bessie was a faithful member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish. She loved homemaking,...
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Kenneth Jones

April 15, 2019

Kenneth Jones passed away peacefully on Monday April 15 2019 at the age of 63. He was the son of the late Walter and Irene Jones. Beloved brother of Muhammed Abdullah Ali, Islam Amin, Karen Jones and Kevin Jones, Sr.(Lynarr) Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family also priest and parishioners of St. Gabriel the Archangel Roman...
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Leola Anthony

April 7, 2019

Leola Anthony departed this life on Sunday April 7, 2019 at the age of 86. She was the wife of the late John Gray. She was the daughter of the late Willie Anthony and Evelyn Johnson. Mother of Eletha Gray, John Gray, Jr., Gail Gray and Judy Gray. Sister of Earl and Antione Anthony. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 19 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces,...
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Ethel R. Jones

March 17, 2019

Ethel Rachel Jones peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on March 17, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Jones, parents, Edna and Edward Rachal, Sr., siblings, Edward Rachal, Jr., Gabe Rayfield and daughter Earlena Washington. She is survived by her children, Danny Rachal, Debra Oatis (Lonnie), Julius, Aubrey, Cheryl and Kenneth Jones. Also survived by several...
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Loretha Jones

March 11, 2019

Mrs. Loretha Lambert Jones, the wife of the late Luman Jones; was born in Monroeville, Alabama May 4, 1951, the 3rd child to the late Reverend Archie Lambert Sr. and Lucille Dotson Lambert. The family later relocated to New Orleans, LA. in the year of 1955. Loretha was preceded to glory by both parents; one brother Archie Lambert Jr. and one sister Charlene Lambert. She is survived by her three...
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Thernell Ervin, Jr.

March 2, 2019

Thernell Ervin, Jr. departed this life on March 2, 2019. Son of Ranee Ervin and the late Thernell Ervin, Sr. Brother of Kevin Ervin, Sr. He is also survived by 2 nephews Kevin, Jr. and Michael Ervin, 3 great nephews, 1 great niece, and a host of other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, employees of SCB/ATT, Folgers, and Domino Sugar, also Pastors, officers, and members of...
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Gloria Dean Bailey Smiles

March 2, 2019

Gloria Dean Bailey Smiles departed this life on Friday March 1, 2019. Daughter of the late Manuel and Eliza J. Bailey. Mother of Micheal Williams, Wanda Douglas, Herman Smiles, Joseph Smiles, Sharon Smiles Brock (Keith) and Javonda Douglas (granddaughter) and the late Terry Bailey. Sister of Doris B. Kennedy (James), Audrey B. Clements and the late Audrey B. Ceasar, Manuel L. Bailey, Joseph...
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Joseph Albert Alexander, Sr.

January 26, 2019

Joseph Albert Alexander Sr., Second son of Louis Anthony Alexander Sr., and Mildred Marie Honare Alexander, was born on March 27th, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He Attended Joseph Clark High School. He later joined the United States Army and later joined the United States Marine Corp in 1954, where he was air paratrooper, which he enjoyed doing. He also was a truck driver in the United States...
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Joseph Thomas

January 11, 2019

Joseph "Joe" Thomas passed on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 79. Son of the late Leola and Clarence Thomas, Sr. Brother of Rose Mary Robertson, Lionel Thomas, Clarence Thomas Jr. and the late Edward Thomas. He is survived by a host of devoted nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend A Celebration of Life, Love and Laughter...
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Jasper Price, Jr.

January 10, 2019

Jasper Price, Jr. (Butch), age 70 passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Son of the late Jasper and Sarah Price Sr. Jasper was a graduate of G. W. Carver High School in 1966; a Veteran of the U. S. Navy and a retired plant Manager at Stone Container Corporation. Father of Elgin, Sr. (Hope), Alendra Canty (Eric) and Ferris Price. Brother of Keith (Julia), Gail , Kent , Michael (Warlinda)...
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Jerrie Harrell Godfrey

December 23, 2018

Jerrie Ann Harrell Godfrey, 54, of New Orleans, Louisiana, passed December 23, 2018. Our mother, Jerrie Harrell Godfrey, was called home to her final resting place, on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at the age of 54 years old. Jerrie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Gerald Harrell Sr and Barbara Jones Harrell. She was a faithful wife to the late Kenneth Godfrey, devoted mother of...
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Donald Joseph Adams, Jr.

December 20, 2018

Donald Joseph Adams, Jr. entered into eternal life on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the age of 29. A native of New Orleans, Donald was born on October 24, 1989. He was a graduate of the McDonogh #35 Roneagle Class of 2008 and attended Southeastern Louisiana University. Donald, was the son of Rachelle D. Gilliard (Marvin) and Donald J. Adams, Sr. (Charlene); Grandson of Charles and the late...
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Selina Benson Dupre

December 8, 2018

Selina May Benson Dupre, born on November 20, 1925 to the union of the late George and Daisy Benson. She entered into eternal rest on December 8, 2018 at the age of 93. She was united in marriage to the late George Alex Dupre, Sr. She leaves to cherish seven loving children: Najja (George, Jr.) (Edwina), Benson G. Dupre, Sr., Jacqueline D. Brown, Jo Ann D. Carrie (Gregory, Sr.), Brian K. Dupre...
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Arthur John Pomfrey, 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 and fiance' Amy,...
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Betty Harrell Wilkerson

November 15, 2018

Betty Joyce Harrell Wilkerson was born June 17, 1947 to parents Roosevelt and Eva Mae Harrell, in Blanks, Louisiana. She was raised in Maringouin, Louisiana, graduating from Thomas A Levy High School in neighboring Rosedale. Thereafter, she continued her education at Southern University, where she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Betty moved to New Orleans, Louisiana,...
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Emma Amadee Trepagnier

October 7, 2018

Emma Mary Amedee Trepagnier passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Albert Trepagnier, Sr.; Daughter of the late Clarence, Sr. and Beulah Amedee; Devoted mother to JoAnn Bailey (David), Patricia Valteau (Keith), Albert Trepagnier, Jr. (Debra), Jeffery Trepagnier and Carolyn Dandridge (Courtney). Sister of the late Emelda Ricard, Bertha...
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Hilda Braud Pedesclaux

October 3, 2018

Hilda Braud Pedesclaux entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the age of 100. Wife of the late Abram Louis Pedesclaux. Daughter of the late Leonce and Agnes Lopez Braud. Mother of Madeline B. Pedesclaux, Monica P. Nelson (Chris), Abram Michael Pedesclaux, Agnes P. Barard, Lee J. Pedesclaux and the late Jerrold V. Pedesclaux. Sister of Archibald Breaux, Alice B. LeGeaux, Etta...
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Wayne X. Farve, Sr.

September 5, 2018

Wayne X. Farve, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the age of 65. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 1, 1952. Beloved husband of Nikitha Farve. Father of Wayne, Jr., Tasia (Jerel), Marshe (Joseph), Uriah and James. Son of Elmere Farve and the late John Farve . Brother of Gregory (Lynn), Adelaide (Eddie) Farve Booker, Nadine Farve, Doreen (Gregory) Farve Clay,...
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Lillian Gilyot

August 30, 2018

Lillian Williams Gilyot, age 96, departed this life peacefully on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at home surrounded by her cherished family. A lifelong resident of New Orleans. She was the daughter of the late John Williams II and Bessie Bell Williams. She was the beloved wife of Melvin Paul Gilyot. Loving mother of Gail Love and Quintella Jackson (Harvey). Caring sister of Valerie Williams, John...
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Jo Ann Jackson

August 28, 2018

Jo Ann Jackson entered into eternal rest of on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the age of 68. Wife of the late Bernard Jackson. Daughter of the late Charles and Bessie Riley White. Mother of Trina Day. Sister of Edrice Davis (Darren), Bobbie White (Larry), Charleen Plain (James) and the late Betty Frazier (Late Elmore). Grandmother of Jeremy Day. Aunt of Alvin, Christopher and Joe Bazley, Bruce...
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Bessie Mae Jackson

August 18, 2018

Bessie Mae Jackson departed this life on Saturday August 18, 2018 at the age of 97. Wife of the late Harry Douglas Jackson. Daughter of the late Charlie and Isabell Robertson. Mother of Charles B., Lionel D. and Thomas A. Jackson. Sister of Eddie, Aaron, Buddy, J.C. and Joe Robertson and Ernestine Robertson Dunn. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 17 great great...
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Earlena W. Washington

August 14, 2018

Earlena W. Washington peacefully entered into eternal rest on August 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Leonard Washington, daughter, Valerie Washington, and her parents Julius Jones and Estelle Johnson. She is survived by her children, Alvin Washington (Crystal) and Alfred Washington, step-mother Ethel Jones, siblings Danny Rachal, Debra Oatis (Lonnie), Julius, Aubrey,...
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Jessie James Commodore

August 11, 2018

Jessie James Commodore entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Son of the late Carlee and Williedean Commodore. Brother of Daisy Barrett and Dorothy Commodore. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also Pastors, Officers, and members of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church are invited to attend the...
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Rhonda H. Brock

August 9, 2018

Rhonda Harris Brock entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the age of 54. Loving wife of the late Terry Wayne Brock. Devoted mother of Terry Wayne Brock II and Terrika Chanel Brock. Caring daughter of Washington "Smitty" Harris, Jacqueline Harris and Warren Mitchell. Beloved sister of Mark Mitchell, Hope Darensbourg (Ron) and the late Roderick Mitchell. She is also survived by a...
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Richard Duskin

August 1, 2018

RICHARD DUSKIN, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 after a valiant two-year struggle following a long illness. He was 83. Born on August 31, 1934, he was the son of the late Frank Duskin, Sr. and the late Fannie Hadley Smith. While he was born in New Orleans, LA, he grew up in Raceland, LA where he grew...
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James Edward Glover

May 24, 2018

James Edward Glover entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Son of the late Henry Lee and Mae Flora Glover. Brother of Bernice Glover Harrell of New Orleans, Dianne Glover Pedescleaux (Lewis) of Slidell, Shirley Glover McClain of New Orleans, Jacqueline Glover Clausell of New Orleans and Terrence Glover, Sr. (Renata) of Slidell and the late Donald Glover, Sr. , Henry Earl Glover, Sr...
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James Andrews

May 4, 2018

"And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age." Genesis 15:15James Clifton Andrews attained the 'good old' age of 92 entered into eternal rest on May 4, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Son of the late Winzor and Girtie Andrews. James could trace his lineage back four generations to his great grandfather, Wiley Andrews, born in Mississippi in 1831. James was...
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Eunice Lucille Petit Belfield

April 20, 2018

Eunice Lucille Petit Belfield, age 94, and a lifelong resident of New Orleans passed away onto Glory on Friday April 20, 2018 in the comfort of her 7th ward home surrounded by family. Mrs. Belfield was born on December 18, 1923 at 10:35 p.m. at 1721 Columbus Street, New Orleans Louisiana to the union of the late Walter Petit, Sr. and the late Ernestine Augustin Petit. She was the 11th child of...
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Alexander J. Bagneris, Jr.

April 19, 2018

Alexander J. Bagneris Jr. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the age of 61. Devoted husband of Lydia M. Bagneris. Caring son of the late Alexander J. Bagneris Sr. and Mildred Meyers Bagneris. Loving father of Alexander J. (Kim) Bagneris III. He is also survived by 1 granddaughter Alexis Bagneris and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Alexander...
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Gina Greenlee

April 8, 2018

Gina Greenlee departed this life Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the age of 62. She was the beloved wife of Robert B. Greenlee, Jr., and the loving daughter of Sarah M. Colin and the late Raymond P. Colin; Mother of Robert B. Greenlee, III and Jessica Greenlee Maldonado (Felix); Daughter-in-law of the late Gloria A. Greenlee and Robert B. Greenlee, Sr.; Sister of Wayne P. Colin (Victoria), Wanda C....
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Melver B. Sino

March 19, 2018

Melver B. Sino entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 19, 2018 at the age of 77. The wife of the late Joseph Sino, Jr. Daughter of the late Eliza J. and Manuel Bailey. Mother of Maureen and Joseph (Jamie) Sino, III and the late Maury Bailey. The devoted grandmother of 8 loving grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. The sister of Gloria B. Smiles, Doris B. Kennedy and Audrey B. Clements, and...
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Norwood M. Richard, Sr.

March 12, 2018

Norwood M. ("Shotgun" - baseball) Richard, Sr. on Monday, March 12, 2018, went home to his glory at the age of 68. Norwood was born and lived in New Orleans, LA. He attended Epiphany Elementary school, was a graduate of George Washington Carver Senior High School and attended Delgado Community College. Norwood grew up in the 7th Ward. Norwood was well known for his baseball skills, becoming...
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Judy Landor Palmer

March 10, 2018

Judy Landor Palmer, departed from this life on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the age of 62. She is preceded in death by her husband, Sorola "Jody" Palmer, Sr. of 37 years. She is survived by her parents, James and Mary Landor; sons, Sorola Joseph Palmer, Jr. and Bryan Joseph Palmer; sisters, Brenda Davis, Melissa Thaxton (James) and Wendy Batiste (Bernard); sister-in-law, Brenda "Ann" Palmer;...
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Hernando Cornelius Gonzales III

February 22, 2018

Hernando C. Gonzales, III entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 22, 2018. He was the devoted husband of Carol Way Gonzales. He was the loving son of Shirley Gonzales Ricard and the late Hernando C. Gonzales Jr. He was the proud father of Hernando C. Gonzales IV and Mia R. Gonzales Washington (Tolliver). He was the caring brother of Shirley Gonzales, Don Gonzales and the late Linda G....
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Harold C. Robertson

February 2, 2018

Harold C Robertson entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 81. Husband of the late Angelina Robertson. Son of the late Irby Robertson, Sr. and Augustine Frank. Father of his loving and devoted daughter Dlaine R. Thomas (Lester). Brother of Barbara Madine, Irby Robertson, Jr. and the late Elaine Brown. Brother-in-law of Frances Frazier and the late Alvin Frazier, Sr.,...
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Yvonne Williams Netters

January 31, 2018

Yvonne "Jody" Williams Netters entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Wife of the late Gerald G. Netters, Sr. Daughter of the late Irene "Cleo" Smith and Monroe Williams, Sr. Mother of Daryl Dabon Jarvis (John), Troy G. Netters, Michele Trufant (Nathan) and the late Tyrone Williams. Sister of the late Tranise Jefferson. Grandmother of Taciana (Greg) Hardeman, Angel Dabon, Troy G....
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Raymond Gray, Sr.

January 22, 2018

Raymond Gray, Sr. -husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend entered into eternal rest Monday, January 22, 2018 at the age of 84. Mr. Gray was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, the "Love of his life"- Joyce Durand Gray. He was the son of the late George Gray and Mamie Ford Gray. Father of Shelita Bourgeois (Kenneth Boutte, Sr.), Wanda Bailey (Conrad Bailey, Sr...
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Almettia Harris Bias

December 23, 2017

God's faithful servant Almettia Harris Bias departed this life on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 96. Wife of the late Willie Bias Jr. Daughter of the late Florestine (Zet) Harris and Andrew Harris. Mother of Conrad Anthony Bias and the late Willie Bias III. Sister of Cecelia Thornton (Elmer) of Kansas City, MO and Mable H. Thomas. Grandmother of Delon B. Quinn. She is also survived by...
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Alcina James Sampson

December 7, 2017

Alcina James Sampson was born on April 15, 1934 to the union of the late Pierre James and Maggie Augustine James in Mansura, Louisiana. She was the devoted wife, best friend and soul mate of the late Peter L. Sampson for 63 years. To this union three children were born: Donald R. Sampson, M.D. of Columbia, South Carolina; Gwendolyn Sampson Ferrand and Sonja M. Sampson Esquire.Alcina was baptized...
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James Smith, Jr.

November 14, 2017

James Smith, Jr. departed this life on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the age of 59. He was the beloved son of the late James Smith, Sr. and Mercedes Ward Smith. Loving brother of Vanessa Smith, Joyce Smith and Shannon Jinks (Gregory L. Jinks). Devoted friend of Gidget Watson. He was also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are...
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Geraldine Harris

November 11, 2017

Geraldine Marie Boyd Harris, affectionately known as "Gerry", transitioned from this life to her eternal resting place in heaven on November 11, 2017. She was a retired cook/baker, and loved to see folks enjoying her delectable treats. Along with her husband, she was a founding member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. She faithfully served as a member of the Hospitality ministry, KPC...
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Joyce Durand Gray

November 11, 2017

Joyce Essie Durand Gray—wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend—transitioned from her earthly home into her heavenly home on Saturday, November 11,2017. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 31, 1935, to Ernest Durand Sr. and Doretha Smith Durand, she was the sister of Doretha Marie Durand Henry and Ernest Durand Jr., both of whom preceded her into heaven. In addition to her...
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Seagle Etienne

November 3, 2017

ON NOVEMBER 3RD, 2017 SEAGLE ETIENNE, ALSO KNOWN AS THE SHERIFF, DEPARTED THIS LIFE TO BE WITH THE LORD IN THE COMFORTS OF HIS HOME AT THE AGE OF 78. HE WAS BORN ON MAY 21ST1939 IN HARLEM, LA UNTO THE UNION OF JOESPH ETIENNE SR. AND EDNA CAMEL ETIENNE. HE HAD 8 SIBLINGS. ARTHUR ETIENNE SR., JOESPH ETIENNE JR, EDNA MAE GRIFFIN, THE LATE PHYLIS MAE ETIENNE, LEONA PICQUET, MILTON WHITE, RUTH SANDERS...
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Dillia Nelita Hackler

October 31, 2017

Dillia Nelita Hackler departed this life on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the age of 29. Beloved daughter of Nelita Adell Thompson and Charles Robert Hackler; loving mother of Christina, Katalena, Neila and Gerald, Jr.; sister of Chucky Hackler, Anand Merle, Aiden Betancourth and the late Thomas Betancourth; niece of Lori, Gregory, Carolyn and Michael Hackler, Lisa Jones and Nolan Thompson;...
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Merlin Louis Angelain, Sr.

October 7, 2017

Merlin Louis Angelain, Sr., age 71, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 peacefully at home. Born April 3, 1946 in New Orleans, LA. Beloved husband of the late Janet Reimonenq Angelain. Son of the late Anthony Joseph & Alice Leleu Angelain. Loving father of Deinira (Glenn), Merlin, Jr (Kim) and Monette (Walter) Angelain. Grandfather of Ricky (Jeanique) & Ashley Angelain, Cody...
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Verna Reid Guesnon

September 5, 2017

GUESNON, Verna Reid, 88 years young, departed this life September 5, 2017. She is survived by two daughters, Ingrid Bageon and Kathy Guard, one son, Robert R. Guesnon, Sr.(Cynthia), six granddaughters Dana Bageon of Virgina, Kellye Bageon, Elaine and Lori Guesnon, Nicole Williams and Shayla Taylor of California, three grandsons, Robert R. Guesnon, Jr., and Glenn and Ronald Bozant of California...
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