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GALLIEN, James John, Sr.
LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA: James John Gallien, Sr., 61, died November 22, 2007. He was born April 18, 1946. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve Gallien; four sons, Leonard, Troy, Damon, and James Gallien, Jr.; two daughters, Rachel and Ashley Gallien; his mother, Bertha Gallien; five brothers, Wilton, Joseph, Kervin, Daryl, and Leroy Gallien; four sisters, Wanda and Carolyn Angelle, Joyce Andrus, and Carol Lynn Gallien; his mother-in-law, Veronica Simon; his brothers and sisters-in-law; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; a granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Gallien; three brothers, Willie, Leonard, and Claude Gallien, Jr.; his maternal grandmother, Anna Sias; an uncle, Sentry Sias; a nephew, Tony Simon; his father-in-law, Ralph Simon; and a best friend, Roy Simon. Services were held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment was at Gethsemane Gardens Cemetery by Syrie Funeral Home.

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GARON, Thomas
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA: Thomas G. Garon, 65, died April 28, 2008 at his home. He was born June 14, 1942 to Leon J. Garon and Alice George Garon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by a brother, Newman G. Garon of Springfield; and a sister, Joan Garon Smith of Hammond. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Jerry E. Garon. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery in Hammond under the direction of Geiser Funeral Home.

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GASPARD, Rev. Francis
BUNKIE, LOUISIANA: Brother Francis (Earl) Gaspard, 64, died June 8, 2003. He was born September 19, 1938. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a registered nurse. He was ordained in the Brothers of the Holy Eucharist in 1973 and served as Pastoral Minister at St. Anthony's Catholic Church for twenty years. Survivors include two sisters, Lessoe Jarrell of Centerpoint and Enola Humphries of Hessmer; two brothers, Alton Paul Gaspard of Crystal River, Florida and Valley Gaspard, Jr. of Hessmer; 9 nieces; 11 nephews; and the Brothers of the Holy Eucharist in Plaucheville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Valley and Rosalie Gaspard, Sr. and by four brothers, Stennie, Venix, Irvin and Steven Gaspard. A funeral Mass was held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Bunkie. Arrangements were handled by Melancon Funeral Home.

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GATES, Clyde Lee
WINNSBORO, LOUISIANA: Clyde Lee Gates, 86, died November 15, 2006. He was born April 23, 1920 to Dewy and Alice Busby Gates. He was a farmer, and worked for Hatfield Hardware and Lumber. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Mary Richardson Gates; a stepson, Charles R. Goodman and wife Sandy; a stepdaughter, Charlotte Manning and husband Troy; his nieces and nephews; two sisters, Ann Pearrow and Delores Goodman; 9 step-grandchildren; 6 step great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Vaudie McCarty Gates; and a brother, Homer Gates. Interment was at Crowville Masonic Cemetery by Gill First National Funeral Home.

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GATLIN, Eva Mayfield
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Eva Mayfield Gatlin, age 93, died December 14, 1998. Survivors include two brothers and sister-in-law, Charles Ray Mayfield of Natchez, MS, and Jack and Lucille Mayfield of Bogalusa; two nieces, Jan Stairhime of Huntsville, AL, and Dixie King of Slidell; four nephews, Chuck Mayfield of Natchez, MS, Leonard Mayfield and Glenn Ellis Mayfield, both of Bogalusa, and Donald Wayne Mayfield of Grove, TX; and numerous great nieces, great nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Gatlin; her parents, Glenn and Cora Mayfield; a sister, Martha Glenn Koenig; two brothers, Ellis Winton Mayfield and Shelton Mayfield. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Phil Stagg officiating. Interment was at Hillview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home.

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GAUTHREAUX, Diana
PRAIRIEVILLE, LOUISIANA: Diana Gauthreaux, 62, died May 7, 2008. She was born February 4, 1946. She was a retired floor manager for Hi-Nabor Supermarket. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Shannon and Trey Arnold of Prairieville; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin Gauthreaux; a son, Shane Gauthreaux; a brother; and three sisters. Interment was at Resthaven Gardens of Memory under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

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GAY, Gracie
NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA: Gracie Gay, 95, died December 13, 2008. She is survived by a daughter, Mary (Murl) Brown of Winnfield; a god-brother, Horace (Corletta) Jones; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Asbury United Methodist Church. Interment was at St. Mark United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Winnfield Funeral Home.

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GEORGE, Jimmie
BASTROP, LOUISIANA: Jimmie George, 77, a retired mechanical engineer, died March 12, 2005. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the United States Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Ethel Kelly Moore and a brother, Jack George. He is survived by his wife, Shirley George of Bastrop; four daughters; Judy Tyson and husband Roger Tyson of Anderson, MO, Bonnie Clark of Fayettville, AR, Kristi West and husband Mitch West of Bastrop, and Sharon George of Bastrop; a brother, Larry Moore and wife Geraldine Moore of Shreveport; a sister, Shirley Chunn and husband James of Mer Rouge; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Mer Rouge Cemetery with arrangements by Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop, LA.

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GEORGE, Mary Travis
BASTROP, LOUISIANA: Mary Cleo Travis George, 82, died March 12, 2008. She was born December 23, 1925 to the late Gaines Allen Travis and Lillian Regan Travis. Interment was at Causey Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.

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GEORGE, Wenola
NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA: Wenola George, 89, died July 24, 2009. She attended St. Edward Catholic Church, and was a member of the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies' Auxiliary and the Altar Society. She is survived by two sons, Benny S. George, Jr. (Rose Mary White), and Joseph Ricky George, Sr. (Diane), both of New Orleans; a daughter, Theresa A. George Fountaine (Theodore, Jr.) of Alexandria; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benny George, Sr.; her parents, Gaston Moore and Elvira Moore; a daughter, Joyce G. Batiste; three brothers, Melvin Moore, Paul Moore, and Ladry Moore; and four sisters, Beatrice Antoine Guillory, Helen Ball, Anna Flugence, and Selena Collins. Services were held at St. Edward Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Edward Catholic Church Cemetery under the direction of Fletcher Funeral Home.

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GERALD, Darlene Crain
PINE, LOUISIANA: Darlene Crain Gerald, 54, died March 7, 2004. She was a member of Trinity Assembly of God. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Mike and Cyndi Seal of Pine; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Marty Wells of Bogalusa, Todd and Amy Wells of Crossroads, MS, and Jerry Jr. and Nikki Gerald of Walker; four sisters, Elgie Taylor of Corssroads, Annette Batser of Bogalusa, Alice Terrell of Pine and Doris Crain of Alexandria; three brothers, Johnny Crain of Bogalusa, Lester Crain of Mandeville, and Ricky Crain of Gonzales; 6 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her special friends, Delree Wascom, Loretta Bennett, and Liza Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Lloyd Gerald, Sr.; a son, Glen Paul Wells; her parents, Mart and Annie Crain; three sisters, Claudie Branch, Linda Nell Duncan, and Winnie Netto; and four brothers, Horace, Preston, James, and David Crain. Services were held with the Revs. Larry Lassley and Sedgie Stogner officiating. Interment was at the Gerald Cemetery in Pine with arrangements by Crain Funeral Home.

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GEWIN, Exell L.
WEST MONROE, LOUISIANA: Exell L. Gewin, 84, died Febrary 16, 2009. He retired from Manville following 35 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served during the Battle of the Bulge with the 9th Army 30th Infantry. He attended Community Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dolores Gewin; two daughters, Barbara Gewin of West Monroe, and Janis Gewin Richardson and husband Charles of Calhoun, LA; a sister, Ezell Grayson of Monroe; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Serenity Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home.

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GHIRARDI, Leo James
MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA: Leo James Ghirardi, 88, died January 18, 2005. He was born on April 18, 1916. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was also a member of the St. Mary Parish AARP, VFW, American Legion, Scottish Rite Valley of Baton Rouge, Shriners Acacia Temple and Doric Lodge 205 F&AM. He is survived by one daughter, Roxanne Brown of Morgan City; one son, David J. Ghirardi of Morgan City; one sister, Marie Byers of Houston; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, five brothers and four sisters. Services were held at Twin City Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Wilson officiating. Interment was at the Morgan City Cemetery with full military honors given by the East St. Mary Veterans' Funeral Squad.

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GIANELLONI, Lefebvre Louis II
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Lefebvre Louis Gianelloni II, 69, died December 29, 2004. He was a retired draftsman for East Baton Rouge Parish, and co-owner of Burtville Plantation. He was a 1955 graduate of Catholic High School and a proud member of the alumni association. He was an avid reader. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Savoie Gianelloni; his daughters, JoAnn Savoie Wheat of Prairieville, and Jane Savoie Kimball and husband Jim of Zellwood, FL; a sister and brother-in-law, Gladys Gianelloni Carson and Athol "Buddy" Carson; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lefebvre Louis Gianelloni and Minna LeBlanc Gianelloni. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Park.

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GIBSON, Julius R.
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Funeral services for Julius R. Gibson were held January 19, 2002 at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. S. Wade Lewis, Sr. officiating. Burial was at Moore Cemetery in Dubberly under the direction of Benevolent Funeral Home in Shreveport. He died January 12, 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roosevelt and Zetha Gibson. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Whitaker Gibson; 6 children; and 12 grandchildren.

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GIELEN Arnold J., Jr.
CROWLEY, LOUISIANA: Arnold Joseph Gielen, Jr., 63, died December 7, 2004. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the Elks Lodge. He was the former owner of Deano's Pizzarama in Lompoc, CA and then moved to Lafayette, joining his father as general manager and eventually owner of Gielen Oil Co. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by his mother, Eloise Mouton Gielen of Crowley; a daughter, Stacey Gielen Vogl and husband Brian of St. Charles, MI; 2 grandchildren; a brother, Marvin Gielen of Mesquite, NV; and a sister, Gretchen Gielen Hebert of Crowley. He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold J. Gielen, Sr., former Mayor of Crowley, LA. Arrangements were handled by Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home.

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GILBERT, Margarete
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Margarete Bonham Gilbert, 52, died June 21, 1959 in Minden. She was born January 13, 1907. She was a native of Osburn, OH, and a former resident of Washington County, FL. She was survived by her husband, Okla Homer Gilbert; and a sister, Mrs. Stanley Doane of St. Cloud. Interment was at the New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Washington County, FL with arrangements by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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GILES, Olga
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Olga S. Giles died February 18, 2009. She was born March 16, 1908. She was of the Presbyterian faith. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jane and William Stearns of Ruston; a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Patsy Giles of Houston, TX; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Kay Lowe. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery with arrangements by Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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GILLY, Maurice E.
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Maurice Emile Gilly, 72, died January 7, 2006. He was a retired computer manager for the Port of New Orleans Dock Board, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Beverly Mae Gilly; his children, Donna Guillot and husband Richard of Baton Rouge, David Gilly and wife Danielle, and Linda Knoblauch and husband Chris of Abita Springs; 8 grandchildren; and two sisters, Lourine Long and Mabel Fisher. Services were held at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment was at the Port Hudson National Cemetery in Zachary, LA.

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GIROIR, Alvin J., Sr.
BELLE ROSE, LOUISIANA: Alvin Joseph Giroir, Sr., 87, died January 25, 2008 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. He was born August 9, 1920 in Morganza, LA to Louis and Pauline Savoy Giroir. He was a retired shop foreman with Savoir Industries and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed gardening. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lydia Thibodaux Giroir; two sons, Alvin Giroir, Jr. of Plattenville and Jeff Giroir of Independence; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Kenneth Thibodeaux of Belle Rose, Linda and Stephen Viso of Donaldsonville, and Sylvia and Herbert Coupel of Pierre Part; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; his cousins; and his friends, including Roy Rodrigue of Belle Rose. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two daughters-in-law, Shirley Smith Giroir and Marjorie Mollere Giroir. Services were held at St. Jules Catholic Church. Entombment was at the church mausoleum with arrangements by Ourso Funeral Home.

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GISCLAIR, Adelaide
CUT OFF, LOUISIANA: Adelaide "Toot" Bruce Gisclair, 78, died February 23, 2006. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Durac J. Gisclair; two sons, Rodney Gisclair and wife, Dolly, and Chris Gisclair and wife, Judy; two daughters, Cheryl Lane and Cindy Guidry and husband, Greg; two sisters, Louise B. Vizier and Odelia B. Bordlee; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilson and Victoire Plaisance Bruce; and a sister, Bernice Bruce. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off, followed by interment at the church mausoleum.

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GISEVIUS, Jeanne
MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA: Jeanne "Nettie" Tauzy Muller Gisevius died March 18, 2008. She was born August 12, 1920 to the late Pauline Cazebonne and Joseph Tauzy. She is survived by her husband Alvin F. Gisevius; four sons, George B. Muller III, Robert J., Dennis J., and James G. Muller; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George B. Muller, Jr.; a brother, John Albert Tauzy; and a sister, Marie T. Daries. Interment was at Hope Mausoleum in New Orleans under the direction of E.J. Fielding Funeral Home.

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GIVENS, Thomas E.
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Thomas E. Givens died December 12, 2009. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry. He formerly worked for Walter Kellogg Lumber Company, and later owned Givens Timber Company in Choudrant, from which he retired. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II and Korea. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Melba Givens; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gina and Gary Hensley of Waukon IA, and Geri and Philip Taylor and of Ruston; a son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Claire Givens of Ruston; and 6 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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GLOVER, Lillie G.
VARNADO, LOUISIANA: Lillie Gertrude Glover, 90, died December 5, 1998. Survivors include two daughters, Bobbie Carter of Varnado and Edwina Kinsey of Evanston, WY; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Glover; and a son, Willie J. Stogner. Interment was at Mt. Olive Cemetery with arrangements by Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home.

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GOINS, Marcella H.
DeRIDDER, LOUISIANA: Marcella Helen "Marcy" Goins, 82, died June 2, 2002. She was born August 18, 1919. She was a former secretary, having worked at several Army posts during her career. She also worked at the SCS Office in DeRidder. She belonged to the American Legion and the DeRidder Civitan Club. She attended Ludington Baptist Church. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Donald J. and Sharon Lee of Vernal, UT. Services were held at the Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby G. Slaydon officiating. Interment followed at Old Cypress Cemetery.

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GOREE, Willard P., Sr.
GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA: Willard Price Goree, Sr., 90, died May 12, 2007. He was born March 4, 1917 to Richard Price Goree and Sallye Leola Street. He attended Grambling State University, and joined the military in 1942 before completing his student teaching. He worked for 45 years for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. He served as a deacon at New Rocky Valley Church. Survivors include his wife, Melba J. Goree; his children, Willard Price (Naomi) Goree, Jr. of Atlanta; Ilanthe Diane (Michael) Gordon of Desoto, TX; Kerry Richard (Beverly Jean) Goree of Corinth, TX; Harrison Bernard Goree of Denver, CO; Delores Jean Davis of Los Angeles, CA; Leo Paul (Pauline) Goree of Oakland, CA, and Lawrence Delesto (Kathy) Goree of Balch Springs, TX; a half-brother, Leonard Goree of Dallas, TX; 17 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Jenice Schiele Goree. Services were held at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church.

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GORRONDONA, Mary
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Mary Sheehan Gorrondona, 66, died January 10, 1909. She was born August 29, 1829 in County Galway, Ireland to Patrick and Mary Burke Sheehan. She was survived by her husband, Marcelin Gorrondona; and a son, John William Gorrondona. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery #1.

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GOUGH Robert G.
DENHAM SPRINGS, LOUISIANA: Robert George "Bob" Gough died February 12, 2005 in New Orleans. He was 59, a resident of Denham Springs and a native of Belize City, Belize. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, Raylene Bradford Gough; daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Gough; four sons, Robert Jr., Christopher Edward, Nicholas Dean and Jaceden Perry; brother, Dr. Hector Arleigh Gough; two nieces, Mesha Gough and Stephanie Cooper; and two nephews, Damian and Ethan Gough. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hector Arleigh and Anita Alpuche Gough; and twin brother, Edward George "Teddy" Gough. Services were held at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Denham Springs with Rev. David Basinger officiating.

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GOUGIS, Ramona
SLIDELL, LOUISIANA: Ramona Davillier Gougis, 77, died January 5, 2006. Survivors include her children, Scott Gougis, Dr. Reginald Gougis, and Dr. Gabrielle Wallace Coulon; a sister, Frances D. Biagas; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd C. Gougis; her parents, Manuel and Josephine Faciane Daviller; and 11 siblings. Services were held at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Honaker Funeral Home.

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GOUTIERREZ, Eola
ERATH, LOUISIANA: Eola Menard Goutierrez, 84, died on November 19, 1997. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with the Rev. Wayne Duet officiating. Entombment was at the church mausoleum under the direction of Broussard Funeral Home.

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GRANGER, Gloria
NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA: Gloria LeBlanc Granger, 85, died November 21, 2009. She was born December 23, 1923. She attended St. Peter's Catholic Church. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters, and served as a Eucharistic Minister. She was a recipient of the Bishop's Medal. She was a former member of the Homemakers' Club and the Women's Club, where she served as secretary. She enjoyed reading, music, movies, and attending plays. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Alfred "Benny" Granger, Jr.; a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Elizabeth Granger of New Iberia; 3 grandsons; and a special friend, Therese Duhon of New Iberia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Mae Verret LeBlanc; and a sister, Genevieve L. Berard. Services were held at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Entombment was at Holy Family Mausoleum under the direction of Pellerin Funeral Home.

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GRAVOIS, Florence
VACHERIE, LOUISIANA: Florence Reulet Gravois, 98, died January 20, 2010. She was born November 11, 1911. She was a retired school teacher. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Marie Gravois of Napoleonville, Aubrey and Mary Ellen Gravois, and Dean and Maria Gravois, all of Vacherie; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Gravois of Thibodaux; five daughters and her sons-in-law, Iris and F.J. Loup, Linda G. Chenier, and Rosemarie and Allen Hymel, all of Vacherie, Rosalie and Carroll Hymel of Thibodaux, and Aimee and Dr. Denis Simon III of Baton Rouge; three brothers, Woodrow, John and Louis Reulet; three sisters, Bernice Goley, Janice Daigle, and Marjorie Granier; 32 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antoine E. Gravois; her parents, Victor Reulet and Helen Poirier Reulet; a son, Ernest Gravois; a daughter, Lucille Gravois; a son-in-law, Antoine "Bean" Chenier; grandson, Stephen Chenier; a granddaughter, Arlene Chenier; two brothers, Raymond Reulet and Earl Reulet; and three sisters, Rosemary Steib, Mae Gravois and Helen Gravois. Services were held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by Rose Lynn Funeral Services.

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GRECO, Salvador B., Jr.
METAIRIE, LOUISIANA: Salvador B. Greco, Jr., 73, died April 23, 2007. He was born August 21, 1933. He retired from New Orleans Public Service Inc., and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He attended St. Philip Neri Church. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Charliene Barraco Greco; his children, Ronald Greco and Tena Greco Dupree; a sister, Betty La Douceur; 3 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Genevieve Rogora Patterson. Funeral arrangements were handled by Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home. Interment was at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.

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GREEN, Lillian
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Lillian Stodghill Green, 91, died March 2, 2009. She was born May 13, 1917 to Jesse and Willie Lee Stodghill. She was a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She was an accomplished artist, and made beautiful needlework pieces; she also enjoyed playing bridge, and was in several bridge groups. She was a member of the Delhi Garden Club and Trinity United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Lillian G. and Bill McCullin of Ruston, Truman "Jack" and Jeanie Green of Rayville, and Carol and George Anding of Baton Rouge; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Truman Jackson Green; her parents; two brothers, Jesse Edward Stodghill, Jr. and William Everett Stodghill; and two sisters, Lula Elizabeth McMahon and Dorothy Lee Cenac. Services were held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

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GREEN, Vasta
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Vasta Smith Green, 94, died October 30, 2002. She was a retired schoolteacher. She was a member, Past Worthy President, and current Chaplain of the Social Order of the Beauceant, current Chaplain and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Minden Book Club and the Minden Garden Club. Survivors include a son, Stan Green and wife Donna of League City, TX; her daughters, Diane Sentell and husband Sherburne of Minden, Carla McCracken and husband Eugene of Graham, TX, and Denise Key and husband Dr. Tom of Mineral Wells, TX; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Tanley Green; and by a grandson, Charlie Green. Interment was at Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Minden, LA.

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GROUNDS, Kristine
GRETNA, LOUISIANA: Kristine "Kristi" Jay Grounds, 30, died January 30, 2005. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. She worked for Mississippi Auto Auction, and Marietta Dermatology. She was a member of Woodland Presbyterian Church in New Orleans. She is survived by her husband, Robert "Bob" Grounds; a daughter, Taylor Nicole Grounds of Marietta, GA; her parents, Webb and Jane Jay of New Orleans; two brothers, James Jay of Gretna, and William Jay of Knoxville, TN; her grandparents, Webb and Joan Jay of River Ridge, LA, and R.L. and Bertha Williams of Mandeville, LA; and her mother-in-law, Geraldine Shire of Washington, PA. Interment was at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Mothe Funeral Home, Inc.

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GUIDRY, Clavillia
WAGGAMAN, LOUISIANA: Clavillia Cecilia Breaux Guidry, 85, died May 30, 2006. She was a member of the Waggaman Golden Age Club. She was the widow of Stanley Mitchell Guidry, and the mother of Judy Foret, Joy Ann Buquet, Gerald Guidry, and Gail Vinet; mother-in-law of Ronald Foret, Gilbert Buquet, Sr., Connie Guidry, and Joseph Vinet; daugther of the late Eugene Breaux and Cecilia Bergeron Breaux; sister of the late Amelia Badeaux, Emile, Clavie, Cleveland, Avan, and Avie Breaux. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and a great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services were held at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Waggaman. Interment was at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum in Westwego. Arrangements were handled by Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home.

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GUILLOTTE, Myrtle
JEANERETTE, LOUISIANA: Myrtle Andre Guillotte, 84, died September 26, 2007. She is survived by her daughters, Priscilla Guillotte of Jeanerette, and Susan G. Rice and husband Philip of Algiers; three sisters, Marguerite Hebert, Maude Gary, and Patricia Trimble, all of Jeanerette; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horton Joseph Guillotte; her parents, Joe and Eva Daigle Andre; and her sisters, Anna Mae Rosamond, Vivian LeBlanc, Mabel Mendoza, Geraldine Hebert, and Mildred Barras. Interment was at Beau Pre Cemetery by David Funeral Home.

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HADDAD, Ouida
SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA: Ouida Evans Haddad, 80, died October 13, 2006. She was born November 13, 1925. She was of the Catholic faith and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, George Assad Haddad; a son, Andrew Haddad and wife, Rhonda; 3 grandchildren; a sister, Ernestine Grunwald; a brother, Robert Evans; and a special family friend, Alfred Dinkins. Services were held at the Chapel of St. Michael The Archangel at St. John Berchmans Cathedral with Fr. Charles Glorioso officiating. Interment was at Forest Park Cemetery with arrangements by Rose-Neath Funeral Home.

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HADNOT, Leroy, Jr.
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Leroy Hadnot, Jr., 66, died February 10, 2009. He retired from Willamette Industries Warehouse with over 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Angie Jordan Hadnot; a daughter, Deborah Cooksey (Harvey); a son, Dexter Hadnot (Cleais) of Houston; 5 grandchildren; two sisters, Bettye Robinson (Theodis) and Gloria Adams; a brother, Edward Hadnot, all of Ringgold; his mother-in-law, Lueizer Jordan of Minden; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and seven siblings. Services were held at Union Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at Providence Cemetery by Benevolent Funeral Home.

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HALL, Alice
LORANGER, LOUISIANA: Alice Marie Hall, 60, died October 27, 2006 at her home. She was born October 19, 1946 in Mobile, AL to Douglas and Nyda Nichols Hall. She was a retired educator with the Fayette County School System in Lexington, KY and a member of the Oak Grove Church of God. Survivors include two aunts, Joan DePhillips and Clarice Pruitt; a sister-in-law, Brenda Hall; 7 cousins; a niece; and a nephew. She was the sister of the late JoBeth Hall and James Douglas Hall, Sr. Interment was at in the Oak Grove Church of God Cemetery in Loranger with arrangements by Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home.

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HALL, Era Q.
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Era Q. Hall, 79, died March 13, 2005. Survivors include two daughters, Marva (Robin) Smith of New Orleans and Jessie Thomas of Bogalusa; two sons, Hansel (Brenda) Hall of Bogalusa, and Howard (Juanita) Hall of Baton Rouge; a daughter-in-law, Rilla Mae Hall of Bogalusa; five sisters, Sylvia Stewart of New Orleans, Jimmie R. Thortant, Barbara Quinn, Helen Brown and Mary Magee, all of Summit, MS; four brothers, Booker T. Quinn, Milton Quinn and Chauncy Quinn, all of New Orleans, and Woodrow Quinn of Jackson, MS; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; a special nephew and niece, John Granger and Mary L. Hall; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death her husband of 65 years, Lonnie E. Hall Sr.; a son, Lonnie E. Hall Jr.; a daughter, Doris Hall Harris; a sister, Doris Mark; a grandson, Robin Smith Jr.; and a great-grandson, Kenneth Hall, Jr. Funeral services were held at Sweet Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. James E. Magee officiating. Burial was at Bogalusa Cemetery with arrangements by Crain and Sons Funeral Home.

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HAMM, Kelvin
BASTROP, LOUISIANA: Kelvin Charles Hamm died September 5, 2010. He worked for Steve Bolin Logging Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Teresa K. Hamm; three daughters, Jessica Hamm of Abbeville, Jenni Hamm of Cut Off, and Sarah Smith of West Monroe; two sons, Jerrod Hamm and Jacob Hamm, both of West Monroe; three stepdaughters, Kristin Pullin of Bastrop, and Cari Jo Parker and Amy Ford, both of Crossett; his father, Paul Hamm of West Monroe; two sisters, Jenifer Legg of Lafayette and Teresa Watt of Little Rock; two brothers, Willie Watt, Jr. of Hamburg and Frankie Watt of Houston, TX; 8 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lottie Mae Peterson Legg; his paternal grandparents; and his maternal grandfather. Burial was at Crossroad Cemetery under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home.

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HAMMETT, Lloyd M.
WINNFIELD, LOUISIANA: Lloyd Myron Hammett, 80, died May 23, 2006. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and attended the First Baptist Church of Winnfield. He was born December 15, 1925 to John Hammett and Edna Schafernolte Hammett. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Roseann Hammett of Arlington, TX; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Hammett; a daughter, Joan Clifford; and his parents. Interment was at Jordan Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Southern Funeral Home.

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HARDEMAN, Marshall
DeRIDDER, LOUISIANA: Marshall Neil Hardeman, 73, died September 18, 2008. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and a retired aerospace engineer for Lockheed. He is survived by his wife, Delcine Hardeman; a son, Marshall Neil Hardeman II and wife Mignon C. Hardeman of Atlanta, GA; and two brothers. Burial was at Beauregard Cemetery under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home.

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HARPER, Alden Napoleon
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Alden Napoleon Harper, 72, died January 2, 2005. Survivors include four daughters, Pamela H. McCoy of Pumpkin Center, Karen H. Young of Loranger, Brenda H. Vincent of Ponchatoula, and Rhonda H. Hill of Ponchatoula; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Harper of Hammond, and Hardy Harper of Dallas; and a sister, Irene H. Knapps of Hammond. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Sistrunk Harper; two brothers, Willard and Elmer Harper; and his parents, Washington and Easter Joiner Harper. Services were conducted by the Rev. Jimmy Wall, followed by interment at Mitchell Cemetery.

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HARPER, Winifred Lackey
BUSH, LOUISIANA: Winifred Lackey Harper, 77, died May 28, 2007. She was the mother of Donald Bart Harper, Dewey Randale Harper, Karren Harper Sharp and Kelle Harper Jenkins; and the sister of Commodore Dewey Lackey, Jr., Wilma Marie Taylor, and Shirley Anita Fowler. She had 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Victor Harper. Services were held at Jerusalem Baptist Church in Bush, LA. Interment was at Galloway Cemetery under the direction of E.J. Fielding Funeral Home.

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HARRIS, Willie Mae
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Willie Mae Edmiston Harris, 86, died December 23, 2009. She was born September 24, 1923. She attended Mount Zion Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Martha H. Branim and husband James of Shreveport, Melba H. Givens of Ruston, Jerrel G. Harris and wife Faye of Ruston, and Bonnie H. Branim and husband Mike of Pineville; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery in Vernon, LA with arrangements by Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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HARTLEY, Violet Ryan
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Violet Elizabeth Rita Ryan Hartley, 86, died April 27, 2007. Survivors include her sons, LeRoy A. Hartley and Lemoine E. Hartley; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Palencia Hartley; two grandchildren, Kristen O'Sullivan Hartley Santos and Stacey Herrington; 3 great-grandchildren (with another on the way); a sister, Margaret Ryan Lott; her dog, Buster; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alma Dubuc Ryan Gardner and Thomas Francis Ryan; her husband, George Woodrow Hartley; and a brother, Curtis Ryan. Interment was at St. Louis #3 Cemetery with arrangements by Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home.

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HARVEY, Melvia
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Melvia Harvey, 75, died September 23, 2002. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel (Charity) Harvey; six sisters, Mary Harvey Posey, Francis Harvey, Candacy Brooks, Luretha Bolton, Ruth Harvey, and Chinesa Harvey; and three brothers, Eddie Harvey, Nootsie Harvey and Robert Harvey. Survivors include a daughter, Yolanda Harvey of Bogalusa; a nephew she reared, Eddie Thompson; a niece, Mary Lewis, both of New Orleans; a great-niece, Renita Cook of Bogalusa; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Bogalusa with the Rev. Louis Brown Jr. officiating. Interment was at the Bogalusa Cemetery with arrangements by Crain and Sons Funeral Home.

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HATCH, Alton T.
NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA: Alton Thomas Hatch, 90, died October 9, 2004. He worked in the sugar cane processing industry. He was a Jehovah's Witness, and enjoyed playing golf and gardening. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Gladys Inman Hatch; two daughters, Sharon Ann Hatch Kinchen and husband Bobby of Vero Beach, FL, and Sheila Kay Hatch Johns and husband Harvey of New Iberia; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; two brothers, Lynn Hatch of Big Bayou Black and Charles Hatch of Lancaster, CA; and six sisters, Dorothy Barnett and Belle Parham of Colorado City, TX, Mollie Cantrelle, Eva Lou Kelpsch and Shirley Poirrier of Houma, and Kate Miller of Roswell, NM. He was preceded in death by a son, David Thomas Hatch; his parents, Gitch and Ceidie Hebert Hatch; three brothers, Percy, Ira and Hugh Hatch; and a sister, Frances Ruth Hatch. Services were held at the Evangeline Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lawrence Maricle officiating. Interment was at Rosehill Cemetery.

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HATTAWAY, Dan Louis
DODSON, LOUISIANA: Dan Louis Hattaway, 82, died December 19, 2004. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Hurricane Creek Baptist Church. He was born April 4, 1922 to the late Jackson Hattaway and Mae Glass Hattaway. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Hattaway; three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Bill Ware of Stonewall, LA, Rhonda and E.K. Duff of Winnfield, and Dana and Richard Denney of Winnfield; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Hurricane Creek Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

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HAWKINS, Maryland McNeese
AMITE, LOUISIANA: Maryland McNeese Hawkins, 47, of Amite, died October 11, 2003. She was a licensed animal control technician at the Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control Unit. Survivors include her companion, Wesley Seals of Amite; two sons, Richard Nelson Hawkins and Joshua Paul Hawkins, both of Amite; a daughter, Stacie LeAnne Hawkins of Amite; three grandchildren, Alix Wright, Gavin Hawkins, and Hannah Hawkins; her mother, Lucille McNeese of Roseland; two brothers, Steve McNeese of Kentwood and Jimmy McNeese of Roseland; four sisters, Patricia McNeese of Amite, Linda Franks of Kentwood, Elizabeth McNeese of Roseland, and Sheila Wilcox of Atlanta; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death was her father, Milton McNeese. Services were conducted at the Crain Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Lionel Johnson and Rev. Marshall Wallace officiating. Interment was at the San Pedro Church Cemetery.

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HAYDEL, Shirley Negrotto
DESTREHAN, LOUISIANA: Shirley Ann Negrotto Haydel, 78, died March 20, 2006. Survivors include her children, Leslie Haydel, wife of Francis J. Braud; son-in-law, Peter J. Tefarikis; Valerie Haydel, wife of Carlos J. Halder; Lester J. Haydel, Jr. and his wife, Paula Prudhomme; Dawn Haydel, wife of Christopher E. Higdon; Richard J. Haydel and his wife, Melanie Rodrigue, Anne Haydel, wife of David J. Landeche; Stacey Haydel, wife of Russ S. Keller; Michael C. Haydel and his wife Mary Schlorff; her siblings, Eulalie Negrotto Montalto and John A. Negrotto; 24 grandchilden; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Joseph Haydel, Sr.; a daughter, Sandra Haydel Segrave-Tefarikis; her parents, Anna Shirley Passanante and Drebing A. Negrotto, Jr. and William J. Negrotto. Entombment was at the St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum with arrangements by Alexander Funeral Home.

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HAZELTON, Charles
BUNKIE, LOUISIANA: Charles "Chippy" Hazelton, 74, died June 26, 2010. He was born September 17, 1935. He worked for M.D. Descant, Inc., and also for the City of Bunkie. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Mayeaux Hazelton; a daughter, Shirley Dopson of Bunkie; a brother, Kenneth Hazelton of Morrow; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and his dog, Honey. Interment was at Vandenburg Cemetery with arrangements by Melancon Funeral Home.

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HEARD, Verlie S.
BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA: Verlie S. Heard, 101, died November 18, 2006. She was born September 10, 1905 to Robert and Sally Shields. She held a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University. She was a teacher and a food service supervisor for the Lincoln Parish School Board for over 30 years. She and her husband owned a general store in Crossroads. She enjoyed traveling and sewing, and belonged to a garden club. She attended Salem United Methodist Church. Survivors include a nephew, Robert Dickinson and wife Eunice of Shreveport; two great-nieces, Robin and husband Peter Burgess of Shreveport, and Sherry and husband Gerard Gastelum of Simi Valley, CA; and several great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Heard; and a sister, Ruby Dickinson. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in Dubach with arrangements by Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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HEBERT, Caliste Paul
HOUMA, LOUISIANA: Caliste Paul Hebert, 88, died November 20, 2007. He was the retired owner of Caliste Hebert Groceries. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Holy Family Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Vivian Voisin Hebert; a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Jame Thomas of Houma; two sisters, Alta H. Pye of Houma, and Estelle H. Desloatte of Georgia; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alcee T. Hebert and Belle Ann Mahler Hebert; four brothers, Alcide, Leonard, Huey and Exo Hebert; and two sisters, Adeline H. Fanguy and Emily H. Hunter. Services were held at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Family Cemetery.

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HENSLEY, Sess
HOUMA, LOUISIANA: Louisiana State University Professor emeritus Sess D. (Chub) Hensley, 85, an expert of sugarcane pest management, died January 29, 2005. He was a veteran of the WWII D-Day invasion and the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Norma (Tillie) Patillo Hensley, three daughters, Sessalee Ann Hensley married to William Rusin of New Jersey, Lisa Hensley Weiss married to William Weiss of Atlanta, and Sarah Jane Hensley of Houma, four grandchildren, Lauren Lusco, Eric and Matthew Weiss of Atlanta, and Grace Hensley of Houma. His extended family includes Barry Lusco of Prarieville, Elaine Frederick and Valerie Cooper of Houma. Dr. Hensley was considered a leading authority in the field of sugarcane entomology and traveled worldwide to educate people on the subject. His many contributions to the sugarcane industry earned him numerous awards. In 2004, Dr. Hensley was inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Fame. He was a graduate of Oklahoma State University, majoring in Entomology. Upon receiving his doctorate, he continued working with the USDA in Houma to assist in the development of pest management in the sugarcane and soybean industry. In 1963 he accepted a teaching position at Louisiana State University and remained there until 1977 when he returned to the USDA in Houma as a research leader. In 1999 he fully retired. A memorial service was held on February 5, 2005 with Deacon Linwood P. Liner officiating. Arrangements were handled by Chauvin Funeral Home. Burial was at his boyhood home of Mena, AR.

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HERDLISKA, Helen C.
LACOMBE, LOUISIANA: Helen Charlotte Paige Shapland Herdliska, 88, died May 11, 2003. She was a homemaker and artist. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan. She attended the United Methodist Church of Lacombe, where she was active in the choir and United Methodist Women's group. She was also a member of PEN Women, the St. Tammany Art Association and Louisiana Water Color Society. She was the widow of Frank Herdliska, Sr.; mother of George and Frank Herdliska; daughter of the late George and Verna Fitfield Shapland; sister of the late Dorothy Shapland Stockwell; and is also survived by one grandson, George Herdliska, and two great-granddaughters, Riley and Abby Herdliska. Services were held at Lacombe United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Benson officiating. Interment was at Sunny Slope Cemtery in Saunemin, IL.

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HERRINGTON, Edna Nell
WINNSBORO, LOUISIANA: Edna Nell Herrington, 67, died November 10, 2009. She was born September 9, 1941. She is survived by her children, Jennie Pruitt of Little Rock, AR, Rev. Charles Pruitt and wife Donna of Vilonia, AR, George Pruitt and wife Kelley of Longview, TX, and Sarah Ellis and husband Lloyd of Vidalia; a brother, F.G. Herrington of Little Rock; a sister, Dixie Fink and husband Jimmy of Scott, AR; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her niece and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Armor Carlton Herrington and Georgie Evelyn Vail Herrington; a sister, Genoma Hawthorne; and a brother, Carlton "Bob" Herrington. Interment was at at Ogden Cemetery under the direction of Gill First National Funeral Home.

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HETZEL, Carl, Sr.
CROWLEY, LOUISIANA: Carl A. Hetzel, Sr., 72, died April 27, 2001. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and served during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and American Legion Post 15. Survivors include his three sons, Carl A. Hetzel, Jr. of Crowley and Mark K., Mark W. Hetzel of Crowley and Jackie, and Eric P. Hetzel of Crowley and Catherine; three daughters and their husbands, Valerie Fabacher and Francis of Iota and Lynn Ann Arceneaux and Freddie of Meaux; one sister, Shirley Reed of Iota; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Marguerite Hetzel; his wife, Regina Jagfeld Hetzel; and a granddaughter, Caitlin Hetzel. Services were held at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery with Fr. Louie Richard officiating. Arrangements were handled by Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home.

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HEWSON, Sister Mary William
OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA: Sr. Mary William Hewson, MSC, 90, died July 3, 2009. She was born July 30, 1919. She entered the Congregation of the Marianites of Holy Cross in 1943. She was an elementary school teacher, and taught at Ss. Peter and Paul, Incarnate Word and Resurrection in New Orleans, Sacred Heart in Ville Platte, LA, and Immaculate Conception in Lake Charles, LA. She volunteered at the library at Sacred Heart in Hattiesburg, MS., at St. Edmund School in Eunice, LA, and served as a receptionist to the Administration of the Marianites at Our Lady of Holy Cross in New Orleans. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lydia Louise Friar Hewson; and a brother, Rev. William Hewson. Services were held at the Chapel of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home in Opelousas. Interment was at St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery under the direction of Sibille Funeral Home.

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HEYMAN, Sylvan
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Sylvan Heyman, 86, died September 27, 2005. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Noemie Cook Heyman. Among the survivors are a son, Cleve Heyman; and two daughters, Sharon Bernard and Linda Morris; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. Services were held at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home in Metairie, followed by interment at Greenwood Cemetery.

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HINGLE, Phyllis
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Phyllis Songy Hingle, 72, died June 29, 2006. She attetnded St. George Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Calvin Hingle; four daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Marshall Townsend, Jennifer and Bruce Robinson, Andrea and Shawn Fleming, and Pamela and Mark Hatley; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stewart and Anna Hingle and Jeffrey Hingle; three sisters, Margaret S. Meyer, Sister Linda Songy and Sylvia S. Davis; a brother, Russell D. Songy; and 13 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Aubin and Philomene Stewart Songy; sisters, Jeanne Marie Songy and Annette S. Toomer; and a brother, Aubin A. Songy, Jr.

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HINSON, Allen
FRANKLINTON, LOUISIANA: Allen Hinson, 83, died October 13, 2009. He was a longtime employee of Borden, Inc. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and attended Bogue Chitto Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Montgomery Hinson; a son, Kenneth Simmons of Franklinton; two nieces, Faye Bateman and Barbara Ansley, both of Franklinton; and a nephew, Jerry Hinson of Franklinton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Lucy Burch Hinson; a brother, Bernard Hinson; and a niece, Betty Hinson Landry. Burial was at Bogue Chitto Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Crain Funeral Home.

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HOHLE, Richard A.
CECILIA, LOUISIANA: Richard Archibald Hohle, 79, died December 1, 2009. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and the National Geographic Society, and was an avid sportsman. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Richard and Julie Hohle of Farmington, NM, and Steven Blake and Anna Hohle of Watkins Glen, NY; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Marcia and Donnie Sinitiere of Humble, TX, Catherine and Craig Johnson, and Francine Lynn Hohle, all of Cecilia; two brothers, John Hohle of Minneapolis, MN and Walter Hohle of South Dakota; three sisters, Bertha Hohle and Gloria Cohen, both of Denver, CO, and Doris Buus of Portland, OR; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Aline Marie Brasseaux Hohle; his parents, Otto and Martha Paulick Hohle; a son, Lt. Col. Marc Lee Hohle; and a daughter, Darlene Kay Hohle. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Pellerin Funeral Home.

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HOLLADAY, Fae Elizabeth
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Fae Elizabeth Holladay, 84, died November 7, 2005. She was attended Trinity Methodist Church, and was a member of the Garden Study Club. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert E. Holladay III; two sons, Robert E. Holladay IV and wife Peggy of Shreveport, and Thomas A. Holladay and wife Sharon of Shreveport; a daughter, Barbara H. Alexander of Linden, TX; a sister-in-law, Coniel H. Kendall of Shreveport; 4 grandchildren; and a mother-in-law; Lucylle Holladay of Bastrop. Services were held at Trinity United Methodist Church with Dr. Fred Wideman, Rev. Rolly Walker, and Dr. Doug McGuire officiating. Interment was at Pines Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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HOLSTEAD, Lucille
CHOUDRANT, LOUISIANA: Lucille Hennen Holstead, 96, died January 10, 2009. She was born October 5, 1916. She was a member of Douglas United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Thermon and Anne Holstead; a daughter and son-in-law, Juanita and Gene Posey; a brother-in-law, Cecil Holstead and wife Katie; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin T. Holstead. Services were held at Douglas United Methodist Church. Interment was at Douglas Cemetery by Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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HOSEY, Ruth Cooper
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Ruth Cooper Hosey, 91, died March 21, 2007. She was a retired teacher and principal for Pleasant Hill and Denhamtown schools. She attended Elizabeth Sullivan United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Suzanne (Bob) Rogan of Bogalusa; a sister, Elaine (John) Walz of Hattiesburg; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, T.J. Hosey. Interment was at McGehee Cemetery under the direction of Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home.

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HOUGHLAND, Cornelia M.
BASTROP, LOUISIANA: Cornelia "Cora" M. Houghland, 92, died January 20, 2001. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Survivors include Gene and Lawana Peery of Little Rock, AR; three grandchildren, Bill Peery of Conway, AR, Mike Peery of Little Rock, and John Swilling of Dallas, TX; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Houghland. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with Rev. Herbert Haymond officiating. Burial was at Carter Cemetery in Collinston by Golden Funeral Home.

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HUDSON, Dana
SULPHUR, LOUISIANA: Dana L. Hudson, 79, died October 25, 2002 at her home. She ran a beauty shop from her home for 43 years, and was a member of the Maplewood Church of Christ. She was a former resident of the El Dorado, AR area. She is survived by two daughters, Teresa Neese of Lake Charles, and Sharon Sheumaker of Lafayette; a brother, Sam Halbrook of Austin, TX; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Hudson. Interment was at Mimosa Pines Cemetery in Carlyss under the direction of Hixson-Sulphur Funeral Home.

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HUEY, Ce'Damien
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Funeral services for Ce'Damien Jirayel Huey, seven days old, were held on November 26, 2002, at Kennon's Mortuary. Burial followed at Springhill CME Church Cemetery. He is survived by his parents, Nicole Huey Rice and Jimmy Smith of Minden; four brothers, Carl Huey Jr., Cedarrian Huey, Chris Dillard, and Christian Huey, all of Minden; one sister, Carlice Huey of Minden; grandparents, Mary Taylor Lewis, and Edna Smith of Minden, and Chester Brown of Dubberly; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends.

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HUGHES, Elmer E.
KENTWOOD, LOUISIANA: Elmer Eugene Hughes, 82, died April 28, 2006. He was born September 30, 1923 to Elmer B. and Fannie Alford Hughes. He retired from the police jury in St. Helena Parish, and was a retired dairy farmer. He was a member of St. Helena Lodge #96, F&AM. He was a decorated World War II U.S. Army veteran, having served in the European Theater. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Travis Hughes of Kentwood; a son, Richard E. Hughes of Zachary; two daughters, Mona Pittman and Gayle Hughes of Kentwood; 3 grandchildren, Erin Ripp and Steven Pittman, both of Kentwood, and Faith Hughes of Zachary; a great-grandchild; a step-grandchild, Kyle Pierce of Zachary; two sisters, Barbara Tomason of Lake Charles, and Clara McClendon of Gillsburg; and a brother, Ed Hughes of Slaughter, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Aubrey Hughes; and a sister, Francis Frazier. Services were held at New Zion Baptist Church in Kentwood with Rev. Jason Foster officiating. Burial was at New Zion Cemetery in Kentwood with arrangements by McKneely Funeral Home.

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HUGHES, William D.
FRANKLINTON, LOUISIANA: William Devon Hughes, 59, died March 19, 1999. He was a truck driver for Danny G. Lea Trucking in Tylertown. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended Bethel Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn S. Hughes of Franklinton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gayle and Winston Fortenberry of Tylertown, and Nicole and Justin Allen of Franklinton; 6 grandchildren; a brother, Wilton Hughes of Jackson, MS; and four sisters, Bessie Hill, Inez Toney, Ophelia Hill and Dulcie Hill, all of Tylertown. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Willis "Bill" and Edna Taylor Hughes; and a brother, E.C. Hughes. Burial was at the Tylertown Cemetery with arrangements by Crain Funeral Home.

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HUMPHRIES, George
WINNSBORO, LOUISIANA: George Edward Humphries, 81, died March 19, 2005. He was a disabled World War II veteran, and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Georgia and Bill Street of Monroe; two sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Roxana Humphries of Orlando, FL, and Randy and Cindy Humphries of Winnsboro; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a sister, Margie Humphries Wiggins; and a brother, Calvin Humphries. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sibyl; and four brothers, Tommy, Clyde, Billy, and Nathan Humphries. Services were held at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Gill First National Funeral Home.

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HUNT, Malachi
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Malachi Hunt, 89, died June 27, 2004. He was the owner and operator of Hunt's Bark Hauling Service since 1971. He attended the First Pentecostal Church of Bogalusa. He was preceded in death by his wife and the mother of his children, Alma N. Hunt; a son, Lindsey Hunt and his parents, Alonzo and Julie Hunt. Survivors include two sons, Leverett Hunt and Jerry A. Hunt, both of Enon; one daughter, Virginia Spencer of Bogalusa; a sister, Lurline Jenkins of Franklinton; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services were held at the First Pentecostal Church with Rev. Leon Hickman officiating. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Brown-McGehee Funeral Home.

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HURRY, Marie Falcon
DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA: Marie Falcon Hurry, 91, died on December 12, 2005. She was a retired ward clerk for Prevost Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her son and two daughters-in-law, James and Ida Hurry of Donaldsonville, and Judy Hurry of LaPlace; a sister, Marietta LeBoeuf of Donaldsonville; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray E. Hurry; a son, Raymond Hurry; her parents, Noah and Manette Mariette Falcon; a sister, Louise Landry; and a brother, Gus Falcon. Entombment was at the Ascension Mausoleum.

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HUVAL, Dionne R.
EGAN, LOUISIANA: Dionne Raye Huval, 27, died February 14, 2006. She is survived by her parents, Tim and Denise M. Huval of Egan; two sisters, Dodie Prejean and her husband Ronald, Jr. of Egan, Kerrie Olejar and her husband Kenn of Lake Charles; one brother, Marshall Huval of Lafayette; two nephews, Tyler and Noah Prejean; maternal grandmother, Betty C. Miller of Egan; paternal grandmother, Belle Huval of Eunice; maternal great-grandfather, Euclide Clement of Egan. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Milton Miller; and by her paternal grandfather, Ferdie Huval. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church with Fr. Gary Schexnayder officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home.

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IMBODEN, Ivan
RAYVILLE, LOUISIANA: Ivan Dean Imboden, 59, died March 9, 2007. He was born September 16, 1947. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Imboden; his children, Terry Lee Imboden of Magnolia, MS, and Jackie Ann Solis of Rayville; two sisters; and seven brothers. Interment was at McKnight Cemetery by Brown-Holley Funeral Home.

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INGRAM, Bobby Ray
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Bobby Ray Ingram, 52, died September 30, 2007 at his residence. He was a former employee of Winn-Dixie and Four Star Meat Packing Company. He was a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church at Pine, and was a 1973 graduate of Pine High School. He is survived by his wife, Diana D. Ingram of Baton Rouge; a brother, Lavon (Ida Nell) Ingram of Bogalusa; his special friends, Roger (Janet) Herrick, P.T. (Debra) Snyder, and Cyril (Dale) Adams, all of Baton Rouge; his nieces and nephews; and his aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his parents, Esley and Onetha Ingram; and two brothers, Milton Ingram and William Ingram, Sr. Internment was at Miley Cemetery on Seven Mile Road at Pine under the direction of Brown-Gehee Funeral Home.

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ISBELL, Elena Guzman
CROWLEY, LOUISIANA: Elena Guzman Isbell, 42, died December 20, 2006. She was born June 2, 1964 to Santiago and Joyce Guzman. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by her husband, Donald Isbell; her mother, Joyce Guzman of Damon,TX; a sister, Gloria Fruge; a brother, Rodolfo Guzman of Damon, TX; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Guzman. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Crowley with Floyd Lefkowitz officiating. Arrangements were handled by Duhon Funeral Home of Crowley, LA.

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ISTOMIN, Pavel I.
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Pavel (Paul) Ignatyevich Istomin died December 14, 2004. He was born in the village of Pod'elnyk, Russia on February 23, 1928, before his family's farm was lost during a Stalinist land collectivization. His father was an underground Christian. In 1990, in Ekaterinburg, Pavel helped his daughter, Lydia Istomina, and then-pastor of Broadmoor United Methodist Church, Dr. Dwight Ramsey, establish the first Methodist Church in Russia since the 1917 Revolution. In 1999, Mr. Istomin came to Shreveport with his wife of 50 years, Raisa, to live with their daughter, Irina Gibson and her husband, John. Pavel was a professor of educational psychology, and had several books published in Russia. He was also a poet. He is survived by his wife; two daughters; a son-in-law; 2 grandchildren, Paul Burmenkoand Julia Oden and husband Curtis; his dear friend, Cal Cranor; and many other friends. Interment was at Rose-Neath Cemetery with Rev. Steven Spurlock officiating. Arrangements were handled by Kennon's Mortuary.

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ISTRE, Bernice
JENNINGS, LOUISIANA: Bernice Marie Istre, 92, died October 31, 2008. She was born July 19, 1916. She was a Catholic, and enjoyed yard work and flower gardening. She is survived by four sons, Harold Landry of Gray, LA, and Nelson, Fred, and George Landry, all of Jennings; a brother, Walter Gatte of Sulphur; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Burial was at Lacassine Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

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ISTRE, Joseph
RAYNE, LOUISIANA: Joseph Istre, 91, died December 12, 2004. Survivors include his wife, Eunice Istre, of Rayne; a daughter, Cloma Griffin of Kaplan; four sons, Alex Istre and Adam Istre, both of Rayne, and Raymond and Eddie Istre; a sister, Neome Nero; 23 grandchidren; 42 great-children; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren; his parents; and six siblings. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Bill Ruskoski presiding. Arrangements were handled by Duhon Funeral Home.

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IVERSTINE, Rosie Galofaro
INDEPENDENCE, LOUISIANA: Rosie Galofaro Iverstine, 58, died October 28, 2006. Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Nicosia and husband Frank Nicosia, III of Independence; 3 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Joseph Galofaro and wife, Susan of Independence, Stephen Galofaro and wife Rose of Tickfaw, and Gary Galofaro and wife Christy of Tickfaw; and her mother, Katie Galofaro of Tickfaw. She was preceded in death by her father, Marion "Mike" Galofaro. Services were held at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church in Tickfaw. Interment was at Colonial Cemetery under the direction of McKneely Funeral Home of Amity, LA.

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JABER, Muriel
MANY, LOUISIANA: Muriel Marjorie Jaber, 86, died January 20, 2009. She was born January, 23, 1922. She is survived by her husband, Altone Jaber; a daughter, Sandra K. Wood and husband George of Fort Worth, TX; two sons, Dale S. Phillips and fiance Sherry Teutsch, and Neal H. Jaber and wife Sherral, all of Shreveport; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie H. and Elizabeth Greer Neal; two brothers, Harold Neal and Hugh Neal; a sister, Eula Bell Ponder; and a grandson, David Victor Phillips. Services were held at St. John Catholic Church. Interment was at St. John Catholic Church Cemetery by Warren Meadows Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, Erma Higginbotham
GONZALES, LOUISIANA: Erma L. Higginbotham Jackson, 62, died January 15, 2002. She was a retired educator for the Ascension Parish Schools. She attended Christian Assembly Full Gospel Baptist Church, where she served as a church greeter. She is survived by her husband, Clarence Jackson, Sr.; three sons, Clarence ,Jr. and wife Ronetta of Geismar, Curtis and wife Katina of Pearland, TX, and Corey and wife Alicia of Geismar; 7 grandchildren; her mother, Susie Higginbotham of Baton Rouge; two brothers, Robert and wife Ursula Higginbotham of Baton Rouge and Eugene Higginbotham of Washington, DC; three sisters, Annie and husband Leonard Harvey of Washington, DC, Vera and husband Steve Watkins of Baton Rouge, and Jacqueline and husband Anthony Ratcliff of Washington, DC; a godchild, Kristina Jackson; two sisters-in-law, Onedia Roberson and Bessie Jackson, both of Geismar; a brother-in-law, Edward Jackson, Sr. of Geismar; a nephew, Felton Ellis; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Willie Higginbotham, Sr.; and a brother, Willie Higginbotham, Jr. Interment was at Christian Assembly Full Gospel Baptist Church Cemetery in Gonzales.

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JACKSON, Hattie
SLIDELL, LOUISIANA: Hattie Mae Jackson, 52, died April 28, 2001. She was a homemaker and a Jehovah's Witness. She was the mother of Brelane Carriere, Donald Carriere, Curtis Carriere, Vida Carriere, Sheron Carriere, Serena Jackson and Steven Jackson; daughter of the late McKinley and Fannie Moore; sister of Daisey Sanders, Lubertha Hudnall, Inez Moore, Joann Moore, Larry Moore, Clifton Moore, Brian Moore and Edward Moore; grandmother of Christopher Carriere, Sabrina Fortenberry, Sheriniecia Carriere, Olivia Carriere, Charles Butler, Jr., Senquasia Jackson, Lance Jackson, Lawrence Jackson and the late Curtis Carriere, Jr.; and granddaughter of the late Lulla Moore and Daisey Allen. Interment was at Salvation Baptist Cemetery, in St. Joe, LA under the direction of Freddie E. Doyle Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, Mable Solomon
EPPS, LOUISIANA: Mable Solomon Jackson, 83, died October 19, 2005. She was a retired secretary for the West Carroll School Systems, and attended St. Theresa's Catholic Church. She is survived by two sons, Phil Jackson of Epps and Wayne Jackson of West Monroe; a daughter, Paula Hough of Monroe; a sister, Mary Wahlen of Nokesville, VA; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.L. Jackson; and her parents, Solomon R. Solomon and Salemy Maloof Solomon. Services were held at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Delhi with Rev. Joe Puthuppally officiating. Burial was at Epps Cemetery with arrangements by Cox Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, Mary Lee
HESSMER, LOUISIANA: Mary Lee Batiste Jackson, 65, passed away December 1, 2009. She is survived by a daughter, Althea Dillingham of Houston, TX; four sisters, Mary Ida Batiste Thomas, and Alice Batiste Wright, both of Marksville, and Sophie Batiste, and Ophelia Batiste, both of Houston, TX; and a grandchild, Mary Kay Osborne of Houston, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virginia and Lester Bascom Batiste, Sr.; a brother, Lester Jerry Batiste; and a niece, Lindsey Thomas. Interment was at St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Hixson Brothers Funeral Home.

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JAGNEAUX, Maydell Dupre
OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA: Maydell Dupre Jagneaux, 81, died April 24, 2009. She was born April 9, 1927. She was a member of the Our Lady of Mercy Altar Society and the neighborhood Rosary Group. She enjoyed French music, butterflies, and hibiscus plants. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Glynn and Susan Reed of Oklahoma City, OK, and Randy and Sally Reed of Opelousas; a sister-in-law, Mildred Dupre of Opelousas; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Jules Reed and Joseph Jagneaux; her parents, Dewey and Laura Pitre Dupre; and a brother, J.D. Dupre, Jr. Services were held at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. Interment was at Bellevue Memorial Park under the direction of Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home.

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JAMES, David
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Funeral services for David James, 81, were held at Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ on March 17, 2009. Interment was at Grambling Memorial Garden Cemetery with arrangements handled by King's Funeral Home.

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JAMES, Jake
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA: Jake James, 82, died January 20, 2005. He was an over-the-road driver for over 40 years, and also worked for Kroger's for 20 years. He attended St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, and also St. Agnes Catholic Church in Lewisburg. He was the oldest member of his chapter of the Knights of Peter Claver. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lillie "Mae Mae" Duplechain James; two sons, Donald (Celestine) James and Larry (Colleen) James, all of Houston; four daughters, Ann Ruth (Aldon) Mays of Dallas, Berdie (Elzie Robert) Bellard of Houston, Theresa Nell (Morris) LaVergne of Houston, and Bonnie (Albert) Landry of Lake Charles; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lucille Chavis James. Services were held at St. Henry Catholic Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Mausoleum under the direction of King's Funeral Home.

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JARVIS, Lunette Ward
LEESVILLE, LOUISIANA: Lunette Ward Jarvis, 87, died February 22, 2009. She was a seamstress and a photographer for Avalon Studios. She attended Pine Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Jerry Smith of Stonington, IL; 3 grandsons; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, James E. Jarvis; and several siblings. Interment was at Pine Hill Cemetery by Labby Memorial Funeral Home.

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JENKINS, Georgia Givens
BASTROP, LOUISIANA: Funeral services for Georgia Givens Jenkins, 87, were held August 15, 2001 at the Alexander Lawson Chapel CME Church in Bastrop. Interment was at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Oak Ridge with arrangements handled by Tennant Funeral Home of Rayville, LA.

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JENKINS, Gladys L. Otzenberger
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Gladys Lucille Otzenberger Jenkins, 92, died April 10, 2005. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include two daughters, Melvina Jenkins Bacot of Moreno Valley CA and Edrena Jenkins Ritchey of Temecula CA ; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Emirah Jenkins. Interment was at Hunt-Jenkins Cemetery with arrangements by Brown-McGehee Funeral Home.

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JEWITT, Mathilda
WINNFIELD, LOUISIANA: Mathilda B. Jewitt, 90, died June 15, 2009. She is survived by four sons, Walter Jewitt of Natchitoches, Johnny Jewitt of New Roads, LA, Jessie Jewitt of Winnfield, and Rev. David Jewitt, Sr. of Monroe; three daughters, Francis Jewitt and Rosa Jewitt, both of Houston, TX; and Bessie Walker of Ruston; a sister, Ida Pamilton of Natchitoches; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren; 2 great-great-great grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Union Hill B.C. Cemetery by Winnfield Funeral Home.

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JOHN, Nelda Fowler
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: Nelda Fowler John, 82, died May 28, 2007. She was born April 30, 1925 to Drew Earl and Della Stephenson Fowler. She was a graduate of Louisiana Tech, and she worked as a clerk at her husband's CPA office. She was the director of the Ruston Municipal Pool, and taught Red Cross swimming classes for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ruston. Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn John Sheaffer and husband Clifford of Pittsburgh, PA; her grandsons, John Clifford Sheaffer and wife Hayley of Tuscon, AZ, and Mark Edward Sheaffer of Pittsburgh, PA; a brother, Billy Fowler and wife Jimmie; a sister-in-law, Eunice Fowler, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Hayward John; her brothers, Ardis Fowler and Cleonis Fowler; and a sister, Eloise Fowler. Services were held at First Baptist Church in Ruston with Dr. Andy Johnson officiating. Burial was at Pines Memorial Gardens in Ruston with arrangements by Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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JOHNSON, Forlando
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Mr. Forlando Johnson died July 8, 2004 in Minden. He was born June 2, 1980 to Don C. and Minnie Johnson Thomas. He was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. He was especially known for his ability to rebuild and restore cars. He was preceded in death by his father; and paternal grandmother, Ida M. Thomas. He is survived by his devoted mother; one sister, Cynthia Combs; maternal grandparents,the Rev. T.J. Johnson and Gladys Chatman; two nieces, Adrian and Jasmine Combs; anda host of uncles, aunts, family and friends. Services for Mr. Forlando C. Johnson were held at July 17, 2004 at Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Homer. Burial will follow at Springhill Cemetery in Homer, with arrangements by Benevolent Funeral Home in Minden, LA.

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JOHNSON, Olevia
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Olevia Washington Johnson, 76, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of DeQuincy, died December 29, 2004 at Heritage House Nursing Center. Service at Jordan Stone Baptist Church on January 5, conducted by the Rev. Jowel Decuir. Interment in Winnfield Memorial Park. She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Mose Clark, Barbara and Tony James, Diane and Ronald Lacey and Patricia and Isaac Dunn; a son and daughter-in-law, Irwin and Albertha Hogan; sister and brother-in-law, Ruby Mae and Robert Johnson; brother, Eddie McFarland; two sisters-in-law, Rosie Lee Smith and Albertha Johnson; brother-in-law, Richard Johnson; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Albertha Washington; husband, Herman Johnson; and a son, Jesse Hogan Jr.

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JOLY, Audrey Dupaquier
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Audrey Dupaquier Joly, 76, died November 29, 2004. She was the mother of Jeanette J. Essick, Jacqueline J. Schwander, Rodney J. Joly and the late Robert J. Joly, mother-in-law of Robert W. Essick, Donald J. Schwander, Sr., and Michelle Maher Joly, sister of Gloria D. Gebbs, Norton J. Dupaquier, and the late Rosemary Elsensohn, also survived by 8 grandchildren and one great grandson. Services were held in the Chapel of Schoen And Son Funeral Home with interment at St. Louis #3 Cemetery.

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JONES, Finis Sharp
COVINGTON, LOUISIANA: Finis Sharp Jones, 87, died February 21, 2004. She was the widow of Louis W. Jones. She was the sister of Philip, Leonard, Buster and Victor Sharp and the late Edith Loyd, Neva Lam, Eunice Thomas, Veva "Pete" Pittman and Royce Sharp. Interment was at New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements handled by E.J. Fielding Funeral Home.

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JONES, Naomi
EMPIRE, LOUISIANA: Naomi Jones, 69, a homemaker passed away in 1999. She was a lifelong resident of Empire. She is survived by her husband, Lenat S. Jones; two daughters, Patricia Cummings and Mary E. Bridges; a brother, Harlin Riley; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, followed by burial at Tropical Bend Cemetery in Empire.

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JONES, Simon
JENNINGS, LOUISIANA: Simon Jones, 65, died December 30, 1975. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Stella Thomas and Mrs. Mary Simpson, both of Eunice; and a brother, Willie Wilson of Monroe. Burial was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

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JORDAN, Betty
HOUMA, LOUISIANA: Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Attebery Jordan, 75, died January 15, 2005 at a local hospital. She was born July 7, 1929 in Arkansas. She was a registered nurse, and had worked at at Chabert Medical Center and Terreboune General Medical Center. She was a member of START Corp., and attended the First Baptist Church of Houma. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, John and Joann Jordan of Owasso, OK, Steven and Robin Jordan, and James and Manami Jordan of Houma; a sister, Lorene Crawford of Ashdown, AR; and 5 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joe Floyd Jordan. Interment was at Dollarhyde Cemetery in Foreman, AR with arrangements by Chauvin Funeral Home and Madden Funeral Home.

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JORGENSEN, Niels E.
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Captain Niels Emil Jorgensen, 86, died January 3, 2007. He was native of Assens Fyn, Denmark. As a teenager, he signed on with the training ship Danmark. He served as a Merchant Marine in World War II and became a U.S. citizen in 1946. He was employed by United Fruit Co., and also worked for National Cargo Bureau as a marine surveyor. Later, he formed his own surveying company, and retired in 1984. He enjoyed building ship models. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rita Mae Keller Jorgensen; two daughters, Pam and husband Bob Sherman and Valerie and husband Patrick Hankenhof; four grandchildren, Robert Sherman, Jr., Gretchen Grimes, Holly Story and Michael Hankenhof; 8 great-grandchildren; and Jens and Anna Margrete Jorgensen, Torben and Susanne Jorgensen, and other nieces and nephews of Denmark. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anders and Martha Jorgensen; a sister, Inger Margrethe Jorgensen; and a nephew, Kjeld Jorgensen. Interment was at Greenoaks Memorial Park under the direction of Greenoaks Funeral Home.

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JOSEPH, Zenobia
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Zenobia P. Joseph died January 10, 2011. She attended Second Mount Carmel Baptist Church, where she served as an usher and choir member. She was also a member of the Daughters of Isis, Eastern Star Chapter. She was a New Orleans resident for over 60 years. She is survived by four nephews, Walter Wilson, Alvin Wiggins, Sr., Terrell Jones, and Joseph Wiggins, Sr.; four nieces, Yvette Robinson, Betty Cotton, Barbara Skidmore, and April Gram; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends, including her close friend, Frankie Daggs. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Joseph; her parents, Buddy Penkney and Leontine Jamison; two brothers, Warren Jones and Everidge, Willard Penkney; two sisters, Gussy Penkney and Alice Parquette; and a nephew, Warren Jones, Jr. Services were held at Second Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Interment was at St. Louis Cemetery #3 under the direction of Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home.

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KEAHEY, Harold V.
BASTROP, LOUISIANA: Harold Vinson Keahey, 89, died July 13, 2005. He was a retired pulpwood and logging contractor. He attended First Baptist Church and was a WWII veteran. He was preceded in death by a brother, Travis Keahey; a sister, Vera Lou Duffy, and a grandson, Jeffrey Paul Rouse. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Martille Robinson Keahey; two daughters, Carol Keahey Tubbs and her husband Ronnie of Bastrop, Margaret Keahey of Monroe, LA; son, Robert Keahey of Plano, TX; three sisters, Octavia Klick of Bastrop, Eugenia Duffy of Vicksburg, MS, Hazel Gillan and her husband Billy of Dermott, AR; five grandchildren, Scott Rouse and his wife Jennifer, Michael Tubbs, Emily Baker and her husband Mike, Robert Keahey, Jr. and his wife Jenny, Drew Keahey and one great granddaughter, Hannah Grace Tubbs. Services were held at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Jim Ingram officiating. Arrangements were handled by Golden Funeral Home.

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KELLER, Carter W.
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Carter Wallace Keller, 60, died August 30, 1998. He worked for TCI Tire Center. He is survived by two daughters, Audrey L. Keller of Varnado, and Tracey Lynn Keller of Mobile, AL; his mother, Letha S. Keller of Bogalusa; two brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at Bogalusa Cemetery under the direction of Crain and Sons Funeral Home.

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KELLEY, Myrtle
WINNFIELD, LOUISIANA: Myrtle S. Kelley, 81, died January 18, 2000. She was a member of South Winnfield Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Kerry Kaye Bradford of Georgetown, LA; two sons, William G. Kelley of Winnfield, and Cleveland Kelley of Freemont, CA; a sister, Juanita Cannon of New Orleans; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Union Cemetery by Southern Funeral Home.

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KELONE, Herman, Sr.
DES ALLEMANDS, LOUISIANA: Herman Kelone, Sr., 72, died November 23, 2009. He was an employee of St. Charles Parish for 30 years, and attended St. Gertrude Catholic Church. He was the father of Debra Kelone Gomez, Robin Kelone Zimmerman, and Herman Kelone, Jr.; and the father-in-law of Kirby Gomez, Ron Zimmerman and Karen Kelone. He is also survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda Schmill Kelone; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Frank, Landry, and Ronald Kelone and four sisters, Della, Darnette, Dorothy and Vicki Kelone. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emeric Kelone and Alma Gaspard Kelone; two brothers, Calvin and Thomas Kelone; and a sister, Beula Mae Brouillette. Services were held at St. Gertrude Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Falgout Funeral Home.

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KENLY, Willie Mae
HAUGHTON, LOUISIANA: Willie Mae Haltom Kenly, 74, died April 25, 2009. She was born May 27, 1934 to James and Rosetta Haltom. She worked employed as a caretaker at the Northwest LA State School, and was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin F. Kenly; her daughters and sons-in-law, Shelia Faye and Gary Hamby of Jonesville, TX, Cynthia Lynn and Douglas Davis of Waskom, TX, and Karen Darlene and Wright Whitlow of Roxboro, NC; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Charlene Kenly of Maringouin, LA; six sisters; three brothers; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Bobby and Bill Haltom. Interment was at Hill Crest Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Bossier City, LA.

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KENNON, Madge Morton
LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA: Madge Morton Kennon, 92, died on April 5, 2004. She was a daughter of the late Arthur Wilson Morton and Leona Cox Morton. She was a nurse and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her husband, Paul A. Kennon; as well as two brothers, Arthur Wilson Morton and Harry Don Morton. Among the survivors are two sons, Herbert M. Wood and wife Therese of Lafayette, and Donald Kennon and wife Germaine of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Herbert P. Wood, Sherry Goudeau, Angela Douet, Kara Boudreaux and Dawn Needham; and twelve great-grandchildren. The Rev. F. Christopher Duhon officiated at the funeral service. Interment was at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Delhomme Funeral Home.

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KERAGEORGIOU, Constantin
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Constantin "Chris" Kerageorgiou, 79, died February 4, 2007. He was born December 7, 1927 in Port St. Louis Du Rhone in France. As a teenager, he was part of the French Underground, and also served in the French Army during World War II. He was an internationally recognized chef, and was widely known as "Chef Chris". He came to the United States in 1947, and worked as a baker, cook, maitre d', and waiter. In the 1970s, he opened the La Provence Restaurant. Survivors include his wife, Karen Forbes Kerageorgiou; his daughter, Charleen Leiva; 3 granddaughters; a great-grandson; a brother, Salvas Kerageorgiou; and two sisters, Cecile Ravet and Meline Durandeu. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Suzanne Dahlstrom; his mother, Maria Catramadu Kerageorgiou; his father, Evangelos Kerageorgiou; two brothers, Vasili Kerageorgiou, and Antoine Kerageorgiou; and a sister, Caliopie Fondis. Services were held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. Interment was at Toomer Cemetery in Lacombe, LA under the direction of E.J. Fielding Funeral Home of Covington, LA.

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KEYS, Lawrence
GRAMERCY, LOUISIANA: Lawrence "Pop" Keys, 78, died March 14, 2002. He was a retired naval officer. He was the husband of Madeline Keys; father of Benjamine and Charles Barnes and Shirlyn, Iris, Rochelle, Denise, Ronald and Steve Keys. He was the son of the late Dorethea Thompkins and Lawrence Keys Sr. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Keys. Services were held at New Zion Full Gospel Baptist Church. Interment was at Port Hudson National Cemetery.

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KILLIAN, Huey O.
MANY, LOUISIANA: Huey Oscar Killian, 67, died July 9, 2003. He was born on March 3, 1936. Survivors include his wife, Judith Killian; two sisters, Betty Killian Lewis and Margaret Killian, both of Leesville, LA; and three brothers, Jim Killian of Hornbeck, LA, Joe Killian of Ringold, LA, and David Killian of Heflin, LA. Services were held at Beulah Baptist Church with Reverends C. V. Chance, James Hickman and C. H. Welch officiating. Interment was at Beulah Cemetery.

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KILLIAN, John
LEESVILLE, LOUISIANA: John R. Killian, 77, died December 27, 1963 at War Memorial Hospital. He was born October 11, 1886. Survivors include his wife, Gracie Burton Killian; three daughters, Mrs. Johnnie Fon, Mrs. Lillie Madison, and Mrs. Inez McCreery; four sons, Calvin Killian, Herbert Killian, Vernon Killian, and Jackie Killian; 25 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Castor Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Hixson Funeral Home.

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KING, Basil Royal
SPRINGHILL, LOUISIANA: Basil Royal King, 93, died December 8, 2009. He was born July 17, 1916 to Thomas Otto and Hettie Bell Crouch King. He worked for International Paper Company for 27 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Walnut Road Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Springhill Masonic Lodge, and was the recipient of a 50-year certificate and pin. He is survived by a daughter, Joann King Laroux and husband Floyd of Springhill; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Barbara Sylvia Harper and Dollie Clarice Kauffman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Modean Trichel King; his parents; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at Springhill Cemetery with arrangements by Bailey Mortuary.

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KING, Opal Dauphin
PLAIN DEALING, LOUISIANA: Opal Dauphin King, 92, died January 29, 2007. She was a homemaker. She was born October 11, 1914. Survivors include two sons, William O. King and wife Lee of Bixby, OK and Eric King and wife Cindia of Lewisville, AR; two daughters, Elna King of Shreveport, LA and Karen Stratton and husband Nash of Plain Dealing; a daughter-in-law, Annette Wilson of Sachse, TX; a brother, A.D. Dauphin of Plain Dealing; two sisters, Alvia Barrisi of Ft. Worth, TX and Letha Wood and husband Curtis of Ft. Worth; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her by her husband, Madie I. King; her parents, Dennis and Laura Dauphin; her brothers, Jack and J.L. Dauphin; and a son, Mitchell King. Services were held at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Jack Dauphin officiating. Burial was at the Plain Dealing Cemetery with arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Stamps, AR.

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KINGREY, Timothy R.
BUNKIE, LOUISIANA: Timothy Kingrey, 21, of Plaucheville, passed away August 13, 2004 in Bunkie. Services were held August 16, 2004 in the chapel of Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home in Bunkie, Rev. Bobby Cazelot officiating. Burial followed in the Pythian Cemetery in Bunkie. Arrangements by Hixson-Ducote Funeral Home of Bunkie. Mr. Kingrey was preceded in death by his mother, Cheryl Floyd. Survivors include his father, Ralph Floyd of Plaucheville; two sisters, Stacey Kingrey and Joanna Kingrey both of Plaucheville; maternal grandmother, Joyce Sander Corley of Bunkie; uncle and aunt, Joseph and Rebecca Stillwell of Bunkie; and many friends.

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KIRKIKIS, Achillea G.
MINDEN, LOUISIANA: Achillea "Ike" G. Kirkikis, 78, died December 11, 2004. He was born August 10, 1926. He was a propane dealer for over thirty years. He attended St. George Greek Orthodox Church and was active in many civic and community organizations. He served four terms on the Webster Parish Police Jury. He was a member of the Wildlife and Fisheries Club, Minden Evening Lions Club, Minden Chamber of Commerce, Germantown Colony and the American Legion, where he founded the American Legion Honor Guard. He was a paratrooper during World War II in the 11th Airborne Division. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Virginia Reese Kirkikis; his sons, Stan A. Kirkikis and wife Cindy of Ruston, and Dr. John A. Kirkikis and wife Carol of Alexandria; a brother, Dr. Steve Kirkikis and wife Maria of Shreveport; a sister, Thalia Kirkikis Plamarity and husband Harry of Corpus Christi, TX; his grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and special friends, Ernie Tyler, O.D. Cox, Killen Turner, and the Rev. Bill Ichter. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gust and Malamo Kirkikis; and a sister, Pauline Kirkikis Demopulos. Services were held at St. John's Episcopal Church with Rev. Brendan Pelphrey of St. George Greek Orthodox Church officiating, and Rev. Bill Ichter of First Baptist Church in Minden assisting. Burial was at Gardens of Memory Cemetery with arrangements by Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Minden, LA.

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KONINKX, Msgr. William
HOUMA, LOUISIANA: Msgr. William Koninkx, 84, died February 27, 2006. He was a native of Grathem, The Netherlands, and became a U.S. citizen in 1960. He served as pastor of St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Houma, the Vicar General of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, and the Judicial Vicar of the Diocesan Tribunal. Survivors include a sister, Nelly Creemers Koninkx of Hunsel, The Netherlands; and a special friend, Patricia Fakier of Houma. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Elizabeth Hermans Koninkx; a brother, Jacques Koninkx; and two sisters, Lucy Koninkx and Dorothy Dalemans Koninkx. Services were held at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2 with arrangements by Chauvin Funeral Home.

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KONRAD, Hans
HARVEY, LOUISIANA: Hans Konrad died May 5, 2005. He was the husband of the late Ortrud Rohde Konrad, father of Marion K. Treadway and Ursula K. Honea, brother of Vera Wambach, the late Ludwig Konrad and Wolfgang Konrad, and son of the late Ludwig Konrad and Elizabeth Conradi Konrad. Survivors also include eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass was held at the chapel of Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home in Marrero, LA. Interment was at Westlawn Cemetery in Gretna, LA.

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KRAUSE, Rose T.
RAYVILLE, LOUISIANA: Rose T. Krause, 95, died April 14, 2009. She was born and raised in Memphis, TN and lived most of her life in New Orleans. She is survived by a niece, Joyce Carbery of Winters, TX; her cousins, John Edward Strange of Little Rock, AR, Helen Joy of Birmingham, AL, and Ralph T. Strange, Jr. of Memphis, TN; and her life long friends, Dele Landry and Lolita Bega. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Memphis, TN under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home.

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LaBEFF, Rev. Willie
SPEARSVILLE, LOUISIANA: Rev. Willie Avoid LaBeff, 73, died October 25, 2002. He was born September 27, 1929 in Lillie, LA. He was a former pastor at Garrett Road Baptist Church in Monroe, Liberty Baptist Church in Spearsville, and Wyatt Baptist Church in El Dorado, AR. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude LaBeff; a daughter, Linda Williamson (Gerald) of El Dorado, AR; a son, Mickey LaBeff (Karen) of West Monroe; a brother, Arvel LaBeff of Spearsville; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church in Spearsville. Interment was at Liberty Baptist Cemetery with arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home.

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LAFFITTE, Alan W.
MANSFIELD, LOUISIANA: Alan Wyatt Laffitte, 55, died September 21, 2009. He was born September 7, 1954. He was a graduate of Louisiana State University. He was blind since the age of four. He enjoyed sky diving, water skiing and bowling. He also enjoyed music, and played piano and percussion. Survivors include his mother, Bettye Laffitte of Mansfield; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lori and Steve Byrd of Arlington, TX, and Gail and Michael Strickland of Vicksburg, MS; and a brother and sister-in-law, Gus and Debbie Laffitte of Grand Cane, LA. He was preceded in death by his father, Earnest Andrew Laffitte, Jr.; and a brother, Joel Andrew Laffitte. Services were held at Living Word Church. Interment was at Highland Cemetery with arrangements by Rose-Neath Funeral Home.

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LaFOSSE, Sidney
ELTON, LOUISIANA: Sidney LaFosse, 65, died December 31, 1974. He was born May 7, 1909. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Lydia LaFosse; a son, Jesse LaFosse of Lake Charles; a sister, Mrs. Valcor Manuel of Elton; and two brothers, Azenor and Maurice LaFosse, both of Elton. Services were held at St. Paul Catholic Church. Interment was at Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin Funeral Home.

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LAGANA, Sister Mary Grace
SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA: Sister Mary Grace Lagana, 91, died October 26, 2005. She was born August 31, 1914. She entered her religious order, the Daughters of the Cross, in 1936, and made her vows on August 24, 1939. She was a longtime teacher and bookkeeper at St. Vincent's Academy, where she taught Latin and English. She was also the director of St. Vincent's Choir, which received many honors at state competitions. She is survived by her nieces, Yvonne Trochesset of Hitchcock, TX and Andrea Sunseri of Galveston, TX; and several great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dominic and Mary Constance Lagana, her sisters, Eugenia Quinn and Angela Pieri; and her brothers, Msgr. Frank A. Lagana and Fortunato Lagana. Services were held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Entombment was at Forest Park Cemetery under the direction of Osborn Funeral Home.

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LaLONDE, Thelma Ann
GONZALES, LOUISIANA: Thelma LaLonde died of cancer January 18, 2005. She was 74. Burial in Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales. Preceded in death by her parents, Nellie and Virgil Leblanc; two sisters, Ruby Bourg and Nellie Borne; and a brother, Roland Leblanc. Survivors include her husband, Joseph Wilbert LaLonde; two daughters and a son, Donna Lambert of St. Amant, Elaine and husband Henry Douga of Ragley and Wayne and wife Eileen LaLonde of Dutchtown; three granddaughters, Brandi Lambert of Gonzales, Melissa and husband Chris Richard of Ragley and Jackie Douga of Lake Charles; six grandsons, Adam Lambert of St. Amant, Wayne and wife Raney LaLonde of Prairieville, Patrick LaLonde of Dutchtown, Cory and wife Erin LaLonde of French Settlement, Hank and wife Melanie Douga of Sulphur, and Jason and wife Jessica Douga of Leesville, currently serving in Baghdad; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Austin Logue, both of Ragley, Brett and Katelyn LaLonde, both of Prairieville, Blaise LaLonde of French Settlement, and Aaron, Rosie and Michael Douga, all of Leesville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Albert and Mary Leblanc and Raymond and Quita LeBlanc, all of Napoleonville; a sister, Helouise Adams of Thibodaux; and her best friend, Pat DeSoto of Gonzales.

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LaSALLE, Calvin J.
PATTERSON, LOUISIANA: Calvin J. LaSalle, 54, died January 22, 2005. He was a welder at Swiftships in Morgan City for 25 years, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #6211 in Bayou Vista. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching football and wrestling on television. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Comeaux LaSalle; two sons, Greg LaSalle of Morgan City and Telly LaSalle of Patterson; three brothers, Allen LaSalle of New Iberia, LeRoy LaSalle of Delcambre, and Billy LaSalle of Bayou Vista; and three sisters, Jeanette Maturin, Janelle Vincent and Gloria York, all of Kaplan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin LaSalle and Maudry Richard LaSalle; and a brother, Lennis LaSalle. Services were held at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Burial was at Pitre Marceaux Cemetery by David Funeral Home.

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LANCLOS, Cleveland
ARNAUDVILLE, LOUISIANA: Cleveland Lanclos, 81, passed away on February 4, 2000. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5153. he is survived by his wife, Amanda R. Lanclos of Arnaudville, one son, Francis Lanclos of Arnaudville; and one brother, Yves Lanclos of Leonville; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Belle Lanclos; his parents, Andre Lanclos and Victorian Lanclos; and several brothers and sisters. Services were held at St. Francis Regis Catholic Church with interment in the St. Francis Regis Mausoleum. Arrangements were handled by Pellerin Funeral Home Inc. of Arnaudville, LA.

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LANDRY, Moise J.
RACELAND, LOUISIANA: Moise J. Landry, 80, died April 2, 2005. Survivors include a son, Randy Landry and wife Karen; a daughter, Elaine L. Pierce and husband Nickles; a brother, Villier Landry; sisters, Doris Sanchez, Una Ledet, Annie Matherne and Leona Crochet; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bella Folse Landry; parents, Lucien Felician and Ernestine Rossau Landry; stepmother, Marie Vicknair Landry; brothers, Wilbert, Ernest and Joseph (Eugene) Landry; and sisters, Nobie Levron, Mildred (Blanche) Keller, Hazel Landry, Bernice Aucoin, and Elise Cheramie. Services were held at St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Hilary Resurrection Memorial Park Mausoleum.

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LANGE, Brother Cassian
COVINGTON, LOUISIANA: Bro. Cassian Lange, FSC, died June 2, 2007 at 90 years of age. He was born Theodore William Lange on February 10, 1917. He was the son of the late Theodore William Lange and Mary L. Richidella Lange. He was a member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He took the habit of the Brothers in 1933 in Lafayette, and made his perpetual vows in 1942. He was a teacher, administrator and Vocation Director in many of the Brothers' schools. He served for many years at Saint Paul's School in Covington, and was responsible for several buildings being constructed there. He was a principal at Saint Paul's School, De La Salle High School in New Orleans, and St. Peter's School in New Iberia. Since 1994, he was a member of the retirement community at Saint Paul's School. Survivors include a sister, Anna Inch; a brother, Joseph L. Lange, Sr.; and 11 nephews and nieces. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Peace Chapel in Saint Paul's School with Rev. Peter Blanchard officiating. The eulogy was given by Brother John Fairfax, FSC. Interment was at De La Salle Cemetery in Lafayette, LA.

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LANZAFAMI, Carmelo
BUSH, LOUISIANA: Carmelo "Cappy" Lanzafami, 64, died January 16, 2000. He was born June 23, 1935 to Joseph and Mary Pafumi Lanzini. He was a retired businessman and salesman for L&M Auto Sales in Picayune. He attended Sharp's Chapel Church of God. Survivors include his mother; his wife, Edith McIntyre Lanzafami of Bush; two sons, Jason Lanzafami of Summit and Brian Weems of Magnolia; a daughter, Melissa Weems Carruth of Summit; and three sisters, Mary Oliver and Josephine Bellifoure, both of California, and Terrie Markham of Florida. He was preceded in death by his father; his first wife, Virginia Louise Lanzafami; and a son, Eddie Weems. Burial was at Pike Memorial Gardens in McComb, MS with arrangements by Hartman Funeral Home.

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LAPEYROUSE, Ann
MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA: Ann Lapeyrouse, 90, died March 5, 2009. She was born July 25, 1918. She was survived by her husband, Willment A. Lapeyrouse (d. September 17, 2009); a son, Roy Lapeyrouse and wife Rita of Denham Springs; two daughters, Suzanne Boudreaux of Tennessee, and Wilma Gaudet and husband Danny of Panama City Beach, FL; two sisters, Admonse McElroy of Morgan City, and Elise Vicknair of Morgan City; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at the Morgan City Cemetery under the direction of Twin City Funeral Home.

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LAPISH, Jewell
LaPLACE, LOUISIANA: Jewell Mae Lapish, 65, died May 21, 2009. She was 65 years old. She was a retired seafood clerk for Winn-Dixie. She is survived by a daughter, Summer Campbell of LaPlace; an uncle, David Waskom of LaPlace; 2 grandchildren; a cousin, Gary English of LaPlace; and many friends. Arrangements were handled by H.C. Alexander Funeral Home.

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LASSERE, Nelda Miles
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Nelda Miles Lassere, 84, died November 3, 2008. She was honored for her volunteer service at Martin Luther King Elementary School, and served on the usher board of her church. She was the mother of her twin sons, Donald (Ann) and Ronald (Anella) Joseph. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren; a step-granddaughter; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo Miles and Loretta Douglas Kirp; her husband, Frank Lassere; and a sister, Loretta Miles Martin. Services were held at Hartzell United Methodist Church. Interment was at Providence Memorial Park under the direction of Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home.

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LATTER, Beulah
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Beulah Singer Latter, 95, died December 4, 2010 in Metairie. She was the daughter of Elias and Annie Ray Kisten Singer. She was the oldest living member of Congregation Beth Israel, and was a member of Hadassah and the National Council of Jewish Women. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. She was the mother of Steven Latter (Miriam) of Metairie, Stanford Latter (Eileen) of New Orleans, Ann Latter Light (Martin) of Morristown, NJ, and Gerald Latter (Linda) of Northport, NY; the sister of Samuel Harold Singer (Goldie) and the late Sidney and Maurice Singer (Audrey Oppenheimer); and the cousin Gertrude Beerman. She had 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Morris Latter. Interment was at Beth Israel Cemetery under the direction of Tharp-Sontheimer Funeral Home.

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LeBAS, Joan
VILLE PLATTE, LOUISIANA: Joan Stromer LeBas, 73, died May 21, 2008 at her home. She was born February 5, 1935 to Henry and Allie Guillory Stromer. Survivors include a daughter, Babette LeBas Soileau (Kenneth) of Ville Platte; a son, Mackie LeBas (Cheryl) of Ville Platte; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Frankie LeBas; her parents; and a brother, Malcom Stromer. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery under the direction of LaVille Funeral Home.

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LEDET, Beatrice
HOUMA, LOUISIANA: Beatrice "Bea" Porche Ledet, 87, died April 19, 2009. She was a member of St. Gregory Catholic Church. Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie "Jean" Franklin, Tina Ledet, and Barbara A. Hebert, all of Houma; two sons, Richard J. Ledet of Baton Rouge, and Wilson J. Ledet, Jr. of Broussard; two sisters, Nettie Ann Porche Chauvin of Houma, and Althea Ann "Bookie" Porche Conner of South Boston, VA; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson J. Ledet, Sr.; a son, Leonard S. Ledet; her parents, Albert J. and Nettie B. Porche; five sisters, Lucy Marie Porche Dupre, Lottie Marie Porche Puge, Lillian Ann Porche Lirette, Enola Ann Porche Thibodaux, and Leona Marie Porche Hebert; and four brothers, William P. "Bill" Porche, Liley J. Porche, Elsey J. Porche, and Herbert P. Porche. Services were held at St. Gregory Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2 under the direction of Chauvin Funeral Home.

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LEE, Franklin D.R., Sr.
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Franklin Lee, 71, a retired employee of the East Baton Rouge Parish school system, owner of Lee's Cab Services and a U.S. Army veteran, died December 24, 2004. Survivors include his wife, Vera Ann; 8 daughters, Elizabeth, Martha, Cassandra, Bertha, Rita, Nell, Angela and Monica Denise; 9 sons, Franklin Jr., Clifford, Albert, Kenneth, Rodney, Reginald, Brian, Kevin and Jerry; 4 sisters, Vera L. Scott of Baton Rouge, Catherine Santana and Helen Lee, both of Sacramento, Calif., and Willie Joyce Lee of Baton Rouge; a brother, Spencer Lee Sr. of Oakland, Calif; 41 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Sr. and Ellen Lee; three brothers, Charles Lee, Robert Lee and Willie Lee Jr.; and a sister, Ernestine L. Hunter. Services were conducted by the Rev. Keith B. Cowart, followed by interment at Port Hudson National Cemetery. Winnfield Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

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LEE, Fritella
NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA: Fritella Lee, 53, died December 25, 2009. She was born October 26, 1956. She is survived by three daughters, Heather Elizabeth Delcambre, Jenero D. Milton (Dino) of New Iberia, and Melanie "Heidi" Banks of Cypress, TX; three brothers, Lloyd Lee (Mary) of Detroit, MI, Gus Charles Lee of New Orleans, and Eric John Lee of Woodbridge, VA; five sisters, Leona Boutte (Larry Smith) of New York, NY, and Maggie Bell Boutte, Jerrie Jacob, Linda Jones and Agnes Lee of New Iberia, two stepsisters, Juanita Slias and Audrey Tyson of Detroit, MI; two stepbrothers, Shelton and Jonathan Jones of New Iberia; 3 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marris Lee, Sr. and Nettie Fontenette Lee Jones; her stepfather, Paulfred Jones; a brother, Marris Lee, Jr.; her maternal grandparents, Gus and Agnes Fontenette; her paternal grandparents, Clinton and Leola Lee; a stepsister, Mary Alice Cole; and aunt, Haydia Thoudile, an uncle, Royal Fontenette; and a great-aunt, Stella Ambrose. Services were held at Zion Travelers Baptist Church. Interment was at Zion Travelers Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Fletcher Funeral Home.

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LEE, Marie V. Etienne
ST. MARTINVILLE, LOUISIANA: Marie Vivian Etienne Lee, 41, passed away July 26, 2005. She is survived by her husband, Rounsey Lee; her father, Roy Etienne; her stepmother, Marie Etienne; two daughters, Latoya and Victoria Lee; five brothers, Jules Etienne and wife Carolyn, Gerald Etienne and wife Claudette, Earl Etienne and wife Freida all of St. Martinville, Roy Etienne and wife Lorona of New Iberia, and Lee Etienne of Houston; four sisters, JoAnne Etienne and husband Clyde, Marie Batiste and husband Joseph, Stephanie Coleman and husband Marshall, and Earline Batiste and husband Terry; and a step-sister, Kelly Lee, all of St. Martinville. Services were held at Notre Dame Catholic Church with the Rev. Darrell Kelly officiating. Interment was at St. Anthony Cemetery in Cade with arrangements by Golden Meadows Funeral Home.

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LEE, Walter L.
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Walter L. Lee, 83, died February 21, 1999. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, and was a Mason. He is survived by his wife, Frankie Joyce Lee; two sons, Charles Joe Lee of Delhi, and Leonard G. Lee of San Antonio, TX; a daughter, Brenda Knight of Bogalusa; a brother, Charles Pervis of Bogalusa; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Hillview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home.

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LEGENDRE, Gladys B.
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA: Gladys Barrilleaux Legendre, 80, died September 10, 2006. Survivors include three sons, John Legendre and wife, Catherine, Robert Legendre and Glynn Legendre; a daughter, Anna Lee Adams and husband, Clarence; a sister, Mary Ann Guidry; 4 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Legendre; her parents, Morcillien and Corine Poche Barrilleaux; a daughter, Myrtis L. Hebert; two brothers, Roland Barrilleaux Sr. and Lester Barrilleaux Sr.; and three sisters, Inez Ledet, Marie Naquin and Florence Pitre. A funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph Cathedral. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Landry Funeral Home.

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LeGLUE, Angeline Landry
JEANERETTE, LOUISIANA: Angeline Landry LeGlue, 79, died May 7, 1998. She was a retired telephone operator for South Central Bell. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Norby (Eva) Dooley, Sr. of Jeanerette; and two nephews, Clyde Dooley of Baton Rouge and Norby Dooley, Jr. of New Iberia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin B. LeGlue; her parents, Rene A. Landry and Clorie Louviere Landry; and a niece, Mary Catherine Dooley. Services were held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with the Rev. Ed Degeyter officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery with arrangements by David and Landry Funeral Home.

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LeJEUNE, Lorena
LAKE ARTHUR, LOUISIANA: Lorena Vincent LeJeune, 84, died December 2, 2009. She was a past member of the Ladies' Altar Society, the Catholic Daughters, Cancer Survivors' Group and the Ya Ya Sisters. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Kathy LeJeune of Lake Charles; two sisters, Eula Suire of Gueydan, and Ita Bourque of Lake Arthur; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 13 nieces and nephews; 30 great-nieces and nephews; and 9 great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theo and Elia David Vincent; her first husband, Edgar LeJeune; a sister, Irene Monlezun; and a brother, Manson Vincent. Services were held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Burial was at Shell Beach Cemetery by Miguez Funeral Home.

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LETZ, Catherine Allen
CROWLEY, LOUISIANA: Catherine Allen Letz, 79, died March 16, 2006. She was a member of the Pythian Sisters Lodge, and served as leader for the Campfire Girls, Bluebirds, and Cub Scouts. She is survived by her husband, Harold J. Letz, Sr. of Crowley; a daughter, Carol L. Stanford of Alexandria; two sons, Harold J. Letz, Jr. of Crowley, and John K. Letz of Medford, OR; and two grandsons. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Ann Letz; her parents, Sam and Mary Jane Sarver Allen; and two brothers, John and Harry Allen. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Charles Floyd, Jr., pastor of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, officiating. Arrangements were handled by Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home.

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LEVY, Soloman S.
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Soloman Stanley Levy, 81, died February 6, 1999. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 24 years of service, and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by a brother, Ronald J. Levy; two sisters, Melba Levy and Merrial L. Brown, all of Bogalusa; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, S.E. and Josephine Levy; a brother, Evariste L Levy; and a sister, Audrey Fernholz. Burial was at Ponemah Cemetery under the direction of Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home.

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LEVY, Thelma
BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA: Thelma Julia Levy, 93, died July 30, 2006 at LSU Bogalusa Medical Center. She was born January 9, 1913 to Henry Nathan Levy, Sr. and Mamie Innerarity Levy. She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church, where she was active with the Altar Society. She was the recipient of a pontifical medal in 1949, and the Order of St. Louis medallion from Archbishop Alfred Hughes for her service to the church. She was an Oblate of St. Benedict and a catechism instructor. She was a member of the hospital auxiliary, and ministered to shut-ins. Survivors include a brother, Henry Nathan (Patricia) Levy, Jr. of Buford, GA; a sister, Mary Louise Levy of Bogalusa; and four generations of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters, Vera Levy Horton, Helen Nathalie Levy, and Lois Levy Daniels. Services were held at Annunciation Catholic Church. Interment was at Ponemah Cemetery by Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home.

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LEWIS, Elta
NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA: Elta Dugas Lewis, 72, died July 24, 2008. She was born October 16, 1935. She is survived by a son, Joseph Noel of New Iberia; a daughter, Barbara Dennis (Kurt) of Breaux Bridge; two brothers, Rodney Dugas (Ann) of Moniham, TX and Preston Dugas of New Iberia; two sisters, Mary Lucille Dugas of Breaux Bridge and Mary Elvina Miller (Chester) of St. Martinville; 19 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antoine Lewis; her parents, Valsin Dugas and Bertine Gloud Dugas; a daughter, Hilda Bryant; two sisters, Mary Leona Dugas and Mary Cecelia Williams; and three brothers, Hilson Dugas, Murphy Dugas and Leonard Dugas. Services were held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Cemetery in Breaux Bridge by Fletcher Funeral Home.

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LIRETTE, May Buquet
THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA: May Buquet Lirette passed away on September 29, 1999. She was a retired postmaster. She belonged to American Legion Auxillary Unit 31 and the Krewe of Hyacinthians. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Lirette; her parents, Aubin and Lena Maronge Buquet; a sister, Daisy Buquet; and brothers, Edmond, Robert and A.J. Buquet. Survivors include a daughter, Amanda L. LeBouef; a sister, Eve M. Buquet; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma, LA with interment at the Magnolia Cemetery.

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LOCASCIO, Salvador A.
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA: Salvador Anthony Locascio, 81, died July 2, 2009. He owned Imperial Shoe Store from 1950 until his retirement in 1996. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Katy Michelli Locascio; a daughter, Kathy Locascio Pittman; his nieces and nephews; his grandchildren, Eric and Shelley Pittman, Chris and Allison Puma Thomas, John and Tara Pittman Mounger, and Todd and Aliscia Puma Oglesbee; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Graziano Locascio; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Virginia and Joseph Michelli; a daughter, Mary Ellen Locascio Puma; a grandson, Larry David Puma, Jr.; a sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Dr. Sam Cali; and two brothers-in-law, Ernest Minkus and Frank Michelli. Services were held at Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Interment was at Rose Memorial Mausoleum by Harry McKneeley and Sons Funeral Home.

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LOE, Levetra
SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA: Levetra Knowles Loe, 83, died March 9, 2004. She was born February 5, 1921 to Ruby and Florence Knowles. She was a former cashier at Kroger's and Piggly Wiggly groceries, and was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include three daughters, Terry Battaglia (John) of Hebert, Betty Durham (Delane) of Shreveport, and Lisa Rockett (Joey) of Weatherford, OK; a sister, Pansy Singleton of Atlanta, GA; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lindell Loe; her parents; and a sister, Edith Mae Green. Interment was at Monroe Memorial Park Cemetery by Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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LOEWER, Onietta
CROWLEY, LOUISIANA: Onietta Unruh Loewer, 59, died January 2, 2004. Survivors include her husband, Paul "Jackie" Loewer, Jr.; three children, Heather Miller and her husband Brian of Lancaster, Penn., Ryan Loewer and his wife Suzanne of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Margo Yoder and her husband Matt of Atlanta, Ga.; her parents, Chest and Bernice Bartel Unruh of Hillsboro, Kan.; one sister, Jean Winter and her husband Warren of Hillsboro, Kan.; and three grandchildren, Mackenzie Miller, Jansen Miller, and Anna Yoder. Services were held at Mowata Baptist Cemetery; a memorial service followed at Mowata Baptist Church with Revs. Glen Howie and Greg Penna officiating. Arrangements were handled by Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home.

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LOMBAS, Norma
MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA: Norma Breaux Lombas died March 25, 2010 at her home. She was born October 20, 1926 to Moleon Paul Breaux and Lelia Arcemont. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar Society and served as a lector, Eucharistic Minister, and former member of the Sacred Heart Parish Council. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Survivors include a daughter, Molly L. Sours (Shawn) of Patterson; a sister, Joan Alpha of Patterson; a brother, Edmond Breaux of California; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Lombas; her parents; a brother; three sisters; and a great-grandson, Brian Joseph Pameleaux. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was at the Morgan City Mausoleum under the direction of Twin City Funeral Home.

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LONDO, Stella Mae
NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA: Stella Mae Londo died September 28, 2009. She is survived by three children, Calvin (Mattie) Londo, Belinda Londo, and Shelia (Robert) Drake, all of New Iberia; a sister, Mary Lou (Lawrence) Galentine; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Elton Londo; her parents, Ernest and Elnora Londo, Sr.; a grandson, Gary Londo; and four siblings, Ernest Londo, Jr., Ozzie Mae Londo, Leroy Londo and Louella Bobb. Interment was at St. Matthew Cemetery under the direction of Journet and Bolden Funeral Home.

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LOVELESS, Alma Blann
LULING, LOUISIANA: Alma "Lucille" Blann Loveless, 81, died September 9., 2005. Survivors include her husband, W.T. "Tee" Loveless; a son, Pat Loveless; daughters, Judy Cornwell and Pam White; her sisters, Mable Kirksey and Bevelya Jo Delaney; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jettie Van Blann and Barbara Ila Strickland Blann; and a brother, Jettie Leo Blann. Services were held at Boutte Assembly of God Church. Interment was at St. Charles Cemetery in Luling.

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LOVELY, Clarence, Jr.
HOUMA, LOUISIANA: Clarence Lovely, Jr., 64, died December 20, 2008. He was a retired truck driver. He is survived by two sons, Clarence Henry and Kentrell Walters of Houma; two sisters, Joyce LaGarde and Doretha Andrews of Houma; two brothers, Michael Lovely of Thibodaux and Willie Lovely of Houma; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hallet and Clarence Lovely, Sr.; his first wife, Leotine Lovely; his second wife, Bernice Lovely; two brothers, Henry and L.J. Lovely; and a sister, Loubertha Griffin Jackson. Services were held at New St. John Baptist Church. Burial was at Southdown Cemetery under the direction of Williams and Southall Funeral Home.

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LUCAS, Eunice Zenn
ZACHARY, LOUISIANA: Eunice Zenn Lucas, 94, died June 14, 2001. She is survived by a daughter, Rosemary Lucas Stacia of Baton Rouge; a son and daughter-in-law, Bernard and Hilda Lucas of Baton Rouge; a sister, Edna Balls of Beaumont, TX; a daughter-in-law, Evelyn Lucas of Oakland, CA; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Willis Zenn; her husband, Henry Lucas; two daughters, Marion Parks and Naomi Lucas; three brothers; and a sister. Interment was at Southern Memorial Gardens under the direction of Winnfield Funeral Home.

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LUCIUS, Nellie Addison
FLORIEN, LOUISIANA: Nellie Addison Lucius, 102, died February 22, 2005. She was a daughter of the late Sidney Y. and Effie Ellzey Addison. She earned a teaching certificate from Louisiana State Normal College, and attended Mary Hardin Baylor College in 1924. She received a BS degree from Northwestern State College and an M.Ed. degree from Stephen F. Austin State Teachers' College. She was a charter member of Plainview Baptist Church, and an active member of First Baptist Church of Florien since 1941. She taught Sunday School for over 40 years. She was a choir member, church clerk for 25 years, and a 50 year member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Daniel Lucius, Sr.; her parents; 3 brothers; and 7 sisters. She is survived by her daughters, Claire Lucius Thompson and husband Gary of Florien and Katherine Lucius Brumley and husband Hubert of Converse, LA; her sons, Dr. Dan Lucius, Jr. and wife Ann of Baytown, TX and Sidney Y. Lucius, Sr. and wife Jeannette, of Florien; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Services were held at Florien First Baptist Church. Burial was at Florien Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Franklin officiating. Arrangements were handled by Warren Meadows Funeral Home.

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LUDWIGS, Alfret O.
LEESVILLE, LOUISIANA: Alfret Otto Ludwigs, Sr., 76, passed away May 25, 2003. Services were held at the Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville with Rev. Jerry Archibold officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Leesville with arrangements handled by Labby Memorial Funeral Home.

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LVOVICH, Raisa
METAIRIE, LOUISIANA: Raisa Lvovich died March 17, 2011. She was born October 29, 1925. She was the mother of Ludmila Nemirovsky and Lubov Shlyubsky; and the mother-in-law of Iosifs Shlyubsky. She had 2 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, David Lvovich. Interment was at Dispersed of Judah Cemetery under the direction of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home.

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LYONS, Helen Matte
CHURCH POINT, LOUISIANA: Helen Matte Lyons, 80, died October 1, 2000. Among the survivors are a brother, Joseph Lee Matte of Morgan City; three sisters, Amire Matte of Church Point, Hazel Doucet of Branch and Velma Folks of Baton Rouge; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Erylice Lyons; and by five sisters, Doris McBride, Lelia Doucet, Odelia Comeaux, Mable Bergeron and Armont Doucet. Services were held at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was held at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum with arrangements by Guidry Funeral Home of Church Point.

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LYONS, Michael J.
HAMMOND, LOUISIANA: Michael "Mike" James Lyons, 58, died May 24, 2007. He was born September 13, 1948 to the late Edward Lyons and Adile Folse Lyons. He served with the Green Berets in Vietnam. He owned Michael Lyons Photography in Metairie. He is survived by his wife, Judy Kay Lyons; a daughter and son-in-law, Tina Wilbert Ard and Michael Ard; a son, William Wilbert; a sister, Patricia Barbaro; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Hammond under the direction of Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home.

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