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“RIP. MY FRIEND ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: John Leavell JR

“Al and I worked together years ago in the Jefferson Parish Library system. He was a fine man. Sending heartfelt condolences to Stacie and family. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Janet Perry - Work

“I remember Al as a very kind and funny guy who was a pleasure to work with. I'll always be grateful to him and to Stacie for the help they gave me...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Andrea Heingarten - Metairie, LA

“Please accept my sympathy in this time of loss. Al was as good a man as I have ever known and I know the world is a little bit better place for his...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: N Wayne Cosby - Denham Springs, LA

“We will miss our friend Al or as we called him(Spanky) very much, Much love . ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Jr and Linda Fey - Ponchatoula, LA

“We will all miss Al. Al and I were planning a Book donation to the Reserve and Jackson War Vets home later this year. I was looking forward to...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Michael Peats - Friend

“AL has been and always will be my Brother from another Mother. He has had my back more times than I can count. He was always there when it mattered,...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Michael Groetsch - Metairie, LA

“Al was an good friend and coworker. He valued his work family. I worked with him at Jefferson Parish Public Library. I appreciated the kind hearted...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Daisy Scott Griffin - Work

“I had the privilege of working with Al for 10 years. He was a great man and will be missed. My condolences to the family. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Andy Glasgow - Slidell, LA

“We offer our sincere condolences to the entire family. Thanks for coming our way! ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Richard W Richardsom - LA

“We lost a great individual. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: George Brockmeyer - Mandeville, LA

“Our deepest condolences to you, Stacie and Rachel, on your loss. We were sorry to hear of Al's passing, and our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Elliott Vega - Hammond, LA

“I am so sorry to hear that Al passed. The memories I hold dear of NYC will always bring a smile to my face and a laugh to my heart. My love to you...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Marie Hahn - Albuquerque, NM

“To Stacie and Rachel and family,I was very sorry to hear about Al's passing. I have known him for many years since working with him at the Jefferson...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Marylyn Haddican - Metairie, LA

“I am sorry to hear of Al's passing. He was always very helpful. When Al was at the Covington Library, he ordered film from the Mormon church for me. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Blake Relle


Allison B. "Al" Barron was born March 7, 1967, in Metairie, LA to the late Barnard and Margaret Rider Barron and passed away October 5, 2021, in Hammond, LA at the age of 54. He was the Library Director of Washington Parish Library System, a U.S. Army reservist, a member of Sons of Confederate Veterans, IPMS Northshore Scale Modelers Club, and Forty and Eight, an honor society of American veterans and service members. Al earned his Bachelor's degree in Education from Southeastern Louisiana University and his Master's of Library Science from Louisiana State University. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Stacie Roed Barron; daughter, Rachel Barron; brother, Clarence Barron (Cathy); and sister, Cheryl Pfeifer. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step mother, Lela Fulmer Barron; brother-in-law, Eric Pfeifer; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Jacksonia Broughton Rider; and paternal grandparents, Perry and Effie Bee Barron. A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 West Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, LA, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.