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  • Alcina James Sampson New Orleans, Louisiana

    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...

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  • James Smith, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    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...

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  • Geraldine Harris New Orleans, Louisiana

    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...

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  • Joyce Durand Gray New Orleans, Louisiana

    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,...

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  • Seagle Etienne New Orleans, Louisiana

    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...

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  • Dillia Nelita Hackler New Orleans, Louisiana

    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.;...

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  • Merlin Louis Angelain, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    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...

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  • Verna Reid Guesnon New Orleans, Louisiana

    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...

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  • Ruth White Atkins New Orleans, Louisiana

    August 26, 2017

    Sister Ruth White Atkins was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 9, 1915 to Mr. Quintus White, Sr., and Rosa Branick White. She was the older sister of the late Quintus White, Jr. of Los Angeles, California. At the...

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  • Betty Ann Lastie Williams New Orleans, Louisiana

    August 7, 2017

    Betty Ann Lastie Williams entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 7, 2017 due to complications related to lung cancer at the age 76. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Alice Hill Lastie, her...

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  • Carol Crayton Stephens New Orleans, Louisiana

    July 21, 2017

    Carol Crayton Stephens, affectionately known as "Honey Bee" to some, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 77. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. Carol accepted Christ at...

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  • Elenora C. Morris New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 25, 2017

    Elenora C. Morris departed this life on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the age of 78. Daughter of the late James, Sr. and CeCil Cloud. Mother of Melvin, Kelvin (Ava), Harry (Valerie), Maurice (Yvonne), Larry (Shawanda) and...

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  • Mitchell Powell New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 22, 2017

    Mitchell Powell entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Husband of Carol Ann Robinson Powell. Son of the late Edward D. and Gracie Lee Magee Powell. Father of Karl Johnson, Kris Johnson and Ann Robinson....

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  • Niketta Nicole Bryant New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 11, 2017

    Niketta Nichole "Nikki" Bryant passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the age of 30. She is the daughter of Chicquita B. Singletary (Gary) and Junius "Charlie" Bryant (Anita), the mother of Brandin Keith Miller, Jr.,...

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  • Shirley Thomas Ackerson New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 8, 2017

    Shirley Thomas Ackerson departed this life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the age of 67; Wife of James Ackerson, Jr.; Daughter of the late Clyde Thomas and Lillian Jones Stewart; Mother of Sabrina Jones Delpit and...

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  • Calvin Joseph Baloney New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 3, 2017

    Calvin Joseph Baloney, 64, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. Son of Lois Martin and the late Clarence Baloney. Severina A. Baloney & Cynthia Howard. Father of Tasha Baloney-Johnson, John Johnson III, Tanya Baloney...

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    Earnest Jackson New Orleans, Louisiana

    April 2, 2017

    Earnest Jackson departed this life on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 78; Devoted husband of Alice Cockerham Jackson; Son of the late James Jackson, Sr. and Mary Jones; Father of Andre Jackson, Melodie (Orlando)...

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  • Sharon L. Lewis Obituary Photo
    Sharon L. Lewis New Orleans, Louisiana

    March 5, 2017

    Sharon L. Lewis was born on January 8, 1955, in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was the second child born to the late Gus and Eurydice Lewis. On March 5, 2017, she entered into eternal rest at the age of 62. Sharon attended...

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  • David Eaglin Obituary Photo
    David Eaglin New Orleans, Louisiana

    March 2, 2017

    David Anthony Eaglin passed away on Thursday, March 2 2017. David was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 15, 1967. He was the youngest son of James "Jimmy" and Florida Eaglin. David was educated...

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  • Cynthia Ann Martin Hughes Obituary Photo
    Cynthia Ann Martin Hughes New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 27, 2017

    Cynthia Ann Martin Hughes departed this life on Friday January 27, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Earl Hughes Sr.; Daughter of the late Leonard and Adele Martin Sr; Loving mother of Anitra Taylor (Jerome), Corey...

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  • Vera A. Harrison Bell Obituary Photo
    Vera A. Harrison Bell New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 20, 2017

    Beloved Mother, sister, aunt was called home to rest January 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Willis Bell Jr., her son Darryl Len Bell and her parents Calvin & Mary Harrison. During her earlier...

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  • Marlene Vanessa Dillon Obituary Photo
    Marlene Vanessa Dillon New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 16, 2017

    Marlene Vanessa Dillon, departed this life on Monday January 16, 2017 at the age of 52. Wife of Leo Young, Jr; Beloved Daughter of the late Isaac and Savannah Dillon; Loving mother of Erica Dillon and Leo Young III;...

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  • Duane Proctor CarKum, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Duane Proctor CarKum, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 6, 2017

    Duane Proctor Carkum, Sr. departed this life on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 51. Husband of Nettie Jones-Carkum. Son of Bernice Proctor Carkum and the late Curtis Carkum. Father of Duane Jr, Darrin, &...

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  • Duane Proctor CarKum, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Duane Proctor CarKum, Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    January 6, 2017

    Duane Proctor Carkum, Sr. departed this life on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 51. Husband of Nettie Jones-Carkum. Son of the late Curtis & Bernice Proctor Carkum. Father of Duane Jr, Darrin, & Curtis...

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  • Hugh John Higgins, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Hugh John Higgins, Jr. New Orleans, Louisiana

    December 20, 2016

    Hugh John Higgins, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the age of 76. Devoted husband of Janet James Higgins. Son of the late Hugh John Higgins, Sr. and Agnes Lewis Higgins. Father of Carlos J. Higgins ...

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