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  • Marion P. Johnson Gretna, Louisiana

    August 30, 2020

    Marion P. Johnson departed this life on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the age of 86. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Rev. Samuel L. Johnson. Loving daughter of the late Vera Cooper and Jessie Peterson....

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  • Melvin Henry Francis, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    August 12, 2020

    Melvin Henry Francis, Sr. affectionately known as "Moon", passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Catherine Philip Francis for 52 years and the father of Charmaine Francis Rowan, Melvin...

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  • Linell Bridges Gretna, Louisiana

    August 8, 2020

    Linell Bridges passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 54. Linell was the daughter of Ardella Bridges and the late Jesse Bridges. She was a devoted mother of...

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  • Mary E. Leroy Gretna, Louisiana

    July 30, 2020

    Mary E. Leroy departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was 87 years old. She was born on May 4, 1933 to the late Della Butler and Williams Jones in Aquasco, MD. She resided in New Orleans, LA for most of her...

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  • James Bernard Halley Gretna, Louisiana

    July 8, 2020

    James B. Halley began this world as JB Halley on August 14, 1944, born to the late Sarah Halley Raymond, in Lake Providence, La (East Carroll Parish). Due to an antiquated school requirement, his mother subsequently...

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  • Yvonne Theresa Olivier Bechet Gretna, Louisiana

    July 5, 2020

    Yvonne Theresa Olivier Bechet, a retired Lieutenant with the New Orleans Police Department, died peacefully in her sleep of natural causes on July 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was 86 years old. The...

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  • Brenda Lee Smith DeVore Gretna, Louisiana

    July 5, 2020

    Brenda Lee Smith DeVore was born into this earthly world on February 20, 1943 to the late Alvin Joseph and Dovado O'Lillian Gordon Smith. During the Heavenly Roll Call on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 5:00 a.m., God called...

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  • Dorothy Harris Cleggett Gretna, Louisiana

    June 27, 2020

    Dorothy Harris Cleggett, age 91, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 27, 2020 to be with her heavenly Father. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Cleggett, Sr. and son, Mark A. Cleggett. She is survived by...

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  • Pearl Ruth Gougisha Adams Gretna, Louisiana

    June 19, 2020

    Sunrise, March 18th 1942, Sunset June 19th 2020. Pearl transitioned into eternal rest at the tender age of 78. Ms. Adams passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Ochsner Westbank Hospital...

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  • Loretta Young Jones Gretna, Louisiana

    June 14, 2020

    Loretta Young-Jones, 51, departed this life on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Wife of Arthur K. Jones. Daughter of Josephine S. Young and James L. Young, Sr. (Yolonda). Mother of Robert J. and Raheem D. Young and Ireauna Lloyd....

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  • Shirley Wilson Haynes Gretna, Louisiana

    May 27, 2020

    Shirley Wilson Haynes entered eternal life on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was born April 17, 1933 to Richard Wilson and Ruth Smith Doyle. She was educated in the New Orleans public school system. She met and married...

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  • Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    February 3, 2020

    Nathaniel Curtis "Tanny" Jones, Sr., 72, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his wife, Linda R. Jones; son, Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Jr.; daughter, Nicole...

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  • Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Sr. Gretna, Louisiana

    February 3, 2020

    Nathaniel Curtis "Tanny" Jones, Sr., 72, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his wife, Linda R. Jones; son, Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Jr.; daughter, Nicole...

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  • Leonard Washington Gretna, Louisiana

    January 6, 2020

    Leonard (Bruser) Washington was born October 31, 1938 to the late Henderson Washington and Augustine Jones Washington. He was baptized at the St. Mark Baptist Church in Gretna by the late Eddie Cross, Jr. He entered...

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  • Leonard Washington, 81 Gretna, Louisiana

    October 31, 1938 - January 6, 2020

    Leonard (Bruser) Washington was born October 31, 1938 to the late Henderson Washington and Augustine Jones Washington. He was baptized at the St. Mark Baptist Church in Gretna by the late Eddie Cross, Jr. He entered...

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  • Anrease Stokes Gretna, Louisiana

    January 4, 2020

    Anrease Stokes, loving mother, daughter and sister entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at her home. She worked for the State of Louisiana for over 20 years and was last employed at the Loew's...

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  • Anrease Stokes Gretna, Louisiana

    January 4, 2020

    Anrease Stokes, loving mother, daughter and sister entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at her home. She worked for the State of Louisiana for over 20 years and was last employed at the Loew's...

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  • Louis Pardo, Jr. Gretna, Louisiana

    December 26, 2019

    On Wednesday, December 26, 2019 God opened heaven's door and with a rejoicing spirit Louis Joseph Pardo, Jr. began eternity. Louis J. Pardo, Jr. was born to the late Shirley M. Walker and late Louis J. Pardo, Sr. in New...

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  • Louis Pardo, Jr. Gretna, Louisiana

    December 26, 2019

    On Wednesday, December 26, 2019 God opened heaven's door and with a rejoicing spirit Louis Joseph Pardo, Jr. began eternity. Louis J. Pardo, Jr. was born to the late Shirley M. Walker and late Louis J. Pardo, Sr. in New...

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  • Paulette Singleton Rowan Gretna, Louisiana

    December 11, 2019

    Paulette Singleton Rowan entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the age of 65. Daughter of the Late Charles and Elnora Jason. Wife of Samuel C. Rowan. Mother of Karen Malonson, Tracy (Derrick)...

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  • Ina Lovings Gretna, Louisiana

    November 24, 2019

    Ina Lovings departed this life on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the age of 101. Daughter of the late Lawrence Lovings and Wilhelmina Francis. Mother of Whilimena H. Stroughter (Adrian), Almontine G. H. Smith (Bobby), the...

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  • Ina Lovings Gretna, Louisiana

    November 24, 2019

    Ina Lovings departed this life on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the age of 101. Daughter of the late Lawrence Lovings and Wilhelmina Francis. Mother of Whilimena H. Stroughter (Adrian), Almontine G. H. Smith (Bobby), the...

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  • Doretha P. Keller Gretna, Louisiana

    November 4, 2019

    Doretha P. "Maw Maw" Keller was born on November 26. 1921. Daughter of the late Stanislaus Philip and Natalie Saul of Vacherie, La. She married Edmond J. Keller of Vacherie in November 1939.In the early 1940&...

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  • Doretha P. Keller Gretna, Louisiana

    November 4, 2019

    Doretha P. "Maw Maw" Keller was born on November 26. 1921. Daughter of the late Stanislaus Philip and Natalie Saul of Vacherie, La. She married Edmond J. Keller of Vacherie in November 1939.In the early 1940&...

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  • Ida Coney Gretna, Louisiana

    September 17, 2019

    Ida Coney departed this life on Tuesday September 17, 2019 at the age of 90. She was the wife of the late Fred Coney and daughter of the late Willie Wilkerson, Sr. and Blanche Smith. Mother of Dudley Coney and Odell...

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