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Herman Ellis Crotwell, Jr., 84, passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Herman spent his life working with people from all walks of life and had the gift of seeing the good in and liking and appreciating everyone. As a young man living in Walker, Louisiana, he was…

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Alice “Billie” Lott, a resident of Walker, passed away at her home early Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at the age of 86. She retired from the Hammond State School where she was a caregiver for over sixteen years. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Livingston on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 201…

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Carl Ernest Efferson passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at his residence in Livingston at the age of 92. He was a retired carpenter and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Graveside services will be held on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Efferson Family Cemetery conducted b…

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Tonia LaRue Matthews, a native of Denham Springs, LA, was a Living testimony of the Bible’s second greatest commandment, “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself.” Tonia was the second oldest of six children. Tonia, known by all who ever knew her as Toni and by few as Tiger, was born in Saginaw, MI, …

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John Huey Miller passed peacefully from this earth to his heavenly Father on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at the age of 81 years old at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Born May 12, 1937, he was a native of Church Point, Louisiana. Huey is survived by wife Vickie Rose Frederick-Miller and fou…

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Frances “Beth” Covington Gaudin, known to many as “Maw Maw Beth,” a native and resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Oct. 7, 2018, at the age of 73. She is survived by her children, Toni Miceli and her husband Paul, Tina Gaudin-D’Aunoy and her husband Keith; brother, Roy Leslie Covingto…

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Juliet Harrison, a lifelong resident of Denham Springs, went home to our Lord on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at the age of 66. Born July 1, 1952, Juliet was a humanitarian, draftsman, potter, artist, musician, and a teacher. She was a passionate teacher, having taught Art, Art History, and Draftin…

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Marlana Tate Broussard will be held Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at The Way Church, 9270 Cockerham Road, Denham Springs, LA, 70726. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until time of service at noon. Interment will follow at Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery. Marlana T…

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Dale Booty, 77, a resident of Walker, Louisiana, died on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Mr. Booty was the owner of Bear Corners Restaurant in Jackson, Louisiana, and later retired after a full career with Piccadilly Cafeteria. He was proud to have reigned as the 2017 Mardi Gras King of Colonial Oak…

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John Erwin Coxe, Sr. passed peacefully after 97 years on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. He was born in Walker, Louisiana, on Aug. 12, 1921. He was married to the former Margie Sibley for 70 years and they resided in Walker all of their lives. He was a graduate of LSU and a member of Omicron Delta Kap…

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Beloved Mary Corean Hayes went home to the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. She was 70 years old and a resident of Watson who was loved and adored by all in the area. A memorial will be held at the residence home on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 53 years of marri…

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Adam Neil Carrier, 40, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend and will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 3 p.m until…

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Master Sergeant Thomas R. Davis, Sr. (retired), a native of Beech Grove, Indiana, and a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at the age 86. He led a storied life of extraordinary depth and purpose. Exactly half of his life was dedicated to the servic…

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Miriam Ilene Wilt Kinsel passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at the age of 90. She was a Homemaker for 64 years, a graduate of Altoona High. Miriam enjoyed playing Bingo, doing crosswords, painting, music and especially spending time with her cat Rebel. A gathering will…

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Linda “Dusty” Carole Sanford, 73 of Livingston, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Livingston. Linda served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Okinawa, Japan, during the Vietnam War. She worked for the Denham Springs Police Department and the Louisiana State Police Department. She worked as De…

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Elliot “Butch” Mancuso passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sept. 12, 2018, at the age of 74. Elliot put up a good fight against heart disease for a long time. He was very strong and courageous in his battle. He was a great father, grandfather and friend to many. Elliot was a p…

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Harry Woodrow Kimble passed away peacefully in his home on Sept. 14, 2018, in Walker, Louisiana, at the age of 86. Harry is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Gloria Faye Buhler Kimble; children, Theresa (Jerry) Jolly, Debra (Brian) Facemire, Jackie (Rene’ Theriot) Roddy, Darlene (Mike…

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Joyce LaFleur, a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went to her eternal home on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. She was 84 years old. Joyce was a gracious person and loved spending time with family and friends. She leaves behind to cherish her memories three daughters, Romona Ort…

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Helen Ivanyisky Ratcliff, age 73, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Helen was a hairdresser for many years and later retired from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office. She enjoyed playing Pokeno with her group the “Unique 12” for over 20 years. Helen adored her grandchi…

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Tiffany Marie Jeansonne, 47, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Virginia and Bernard Campo; father and stepmother, Milton and Donna Jeansonne; brothers and their wives, Christopher and Paula Jeansonne and Patrick and Tiffany L. Jeansonne; neph…

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Lawrence “Tadpole” Edward Law, Sr., born on Jan. 21, 1953, passed away at his home on Sept. 3, 2018, at the age of 65. He was a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, and an avid CBer who was known as “Gypsy”. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Edward and May Louise Law and two …

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Lillian Merlee Dale, age 85 and resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, died in her own home surrounded by loved ones. Loving kindness and care was provided during her last days by Griswold Home Care. Special thanks to her caregivers Toni Miller, Catina Johnson, Brandy Kibodeaux, Tanya Mathis…

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Tommy R. Graham, 71, a resident of Livingston Parish, passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Madeline P. Graham; children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers; sisters; family and friends. Tommy was a safety and scaffolding consultant for many …

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Jeanette DeLatte Froust, 80, passed from this life on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family in Merryville, Louisiana. Jeanette, the daughter of James and Pauline (Sibley) DeLatte, was born on July 25, 1938, in Livingston Parish, Louisiana. Jeanette was an accountant…

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Ronnie Lee Courtney went to his heavenly home on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the Turning Point hospice facility in Baton Rouge. He is survived by two sons, Rodd Courtney and Todd Courtney; two daughters, Erin Couto and Rhonda Elliot; four sisters, Hazel, Alayna, Margie and Brenda; and numerous…

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Marie Elizabeth Burleigh passed peacefully to her heavenly home on Aug. 21, 2018, surrounded by her family. She recently celebrated her 58th birthday. Marie was born on Aug. 13, 1960, in Dallas, Texas. As a young adult, her family relocated to Louisiana, where she established her roots in De…

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Lynwood Hall Stafford, Sr., a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, went to his eternal home on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the age of 75. A native of Port Vincent and resident of Walker, he was a General Contractor, Owner of Stafford Construction Company. He is survived by…

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We grieve the death of our beloved daughter, sister, aunt, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend, Alona Marie Chinas on Aug. 14, 2018, at her home. She was born on Oct. 2, 2001, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Alona was a resident of Watson, Louisiana, and attended Live Oak School. She is survi…

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Norman Dolph Dowdell, II was born on May 18, 1973, and departed Aug. 11, 2018. He was survived by his wife Denise Dowdell, three sisters, one son, one daughter and one grandson. The world will be an empty place without you my love. You will be dearly missed by everyone you touched. Spread yo…

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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that day and not to me only but also to all who have loved his appearing,” (2 Timothy 4:7-8). Mi…

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Elliot “Buel” Ballard passed away on Aug. 8, 2018, in the arms of his loving wife at his home in Denham Springs after a lengthy illness. A lifelong resident of Denham Springs, he was born on July 20, 1945. He retired in 2007 from Iron Workers Local Union 623, having been an apprentice since …

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Claude “Marty” Hart Jr., 60, a resident of Satsuma, Louisiana, died Aug. 12, 2018. He was born March 4, 1958, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and resided in Livingston Parish for most of his life. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, from 5-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Livingston, 29401…

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Ray Adolph Poche, age 78, peacefully went to his Heavenly home on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Ray enjoyed traveling with his family. They absolutely loved collecting shells on any and every beach that they could…

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Pauline Schoonover Norman was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa to David and Lora Ufford Schoonover. She married Fred Leslie Norman on Aug. 20, 1944. Pauline passed away peacefully at home Aug. 10, 2018, at the age of 94. A beloved member of Walker Baptist Church in Walker, Louisiana, …

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John Avery Caraway, Sr., a resident of Denham Springs, passed away early Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was 73 and retired as an operator from Exxon and later went on to work for AutoZone in Denham Springs. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral …

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Gregory Thomas Gomez, 34, a native of Walker, Louisiana, and a resident of Seminary Mississippi, passed away July 11, 2018. A memorial service will be announced and held at a later date. Gregory was survived by five sons, Titan, Thomas, Joshua, Fox and Mason; a brother Joshua Anthony Gomez; …

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Davin Wayne Jones “Chico” passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 in Holden at the age of 37. He was a resident of Holden and was a heating and air conditioning technician. Visiting will be held at South Walker Baptist Church, 13719 Hammock Road, Denham Springs, LA 70726 on Monday, Aug. 13, 201…

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Charles “Bo” Broussard, 86, a native of Greenwell Springs and resident of Golden Meadow, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church on Wednesday, August 8 from 9 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celeb…

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Dr. Milton Hughes was reunited with his true love, Gloria, at 8:45 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at his home in Denham Springs, surrounded by his family. Dr. Hughes was born in Livingston on March 13, 1935. He graduated from Doyle High School in 1952 and was the point guard on two state cha…

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Susan Catherine Friedman Tate, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Golden Age Nursing Home. She was 72 and graduated in 1964 from Denham Springs High School. She worked in banking for many years and retired from the Livingston Parish Clerk of Courts Office. …

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Ernestine Lanford Miller, a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana, went home to her Lord and Savior at 9:10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Mrs. Miller was a former resident of Mt. Hermon, Livingston, and Port Sulphur, Louisiana. She graduated from Franklinton High School in 1955 and from Sout…

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Eula Courtney, 80 years old of Livingston Parish, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018. She was born on Aug. 13, 1937, to Simeon and Mary Lott. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend who never met a stranger. One of her greatest joys was cooking for her ch…

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A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and educator, George M. Hess was born May 15, 1933, and departed to his Heavenly Father on July 19, 2018, at 85 years. George was an avid reader and master gardener (a skill acquired from his father). He provided to many in the local a…

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It is with great sorrow to announce that Paul Earl Warren peacefully joined our Creator on July 13, 2018, at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. Paul was born on Sept. 12, 1946. Paul was a long-time resident of Kenner, Louisiana, son of the late Paul A. Warren and Clara M. Warren. He i…

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God blessed our lives on Nov. 12, 1982, with the birth of Kelly Michelle Blount. He called her home on July 14, 2018, in Humble, Texas. Kelly was the very best daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She was a flight attendant for Mesa Airlines. She had a passion for travel and lived her dream se…

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“There is a time for everything, a season for every activity under heaven: A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot.... a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance....” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8).…

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Alan Robert Varnado, 28, of Springfield, Louisiana, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018. He was the adoring father to his son Braylon Varnado and the devoted son of Bill and Angela Varnado. He is survived by his loving sister Jessica Varnado Puissegur and her husband Scott Puissegur, two niece…

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Thomas Edward “Ed” Oliver passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018, in Baton Rouge at the age of 84. He was retired from WJBO-WFMF Radio Station and the City of Baton Rouge and also served his country in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. He was a native of Livingston and resident of Walker. Visi…

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Carrie Elaine Walker passed Sunday, July 8, 2018, at her residence in Denham Springs. She was 80 years old and a native of Baywood, Louisiana. She was a homemaker. She is survived by son Leroy Partin and his wife Jerry Partin; their kids, David Jenkins and Amanda Jenkins, daughter Debra Hood…

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William Simon Faler, 56, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. He is survived by his children, Brittani Craft, Michael Faler, and Anastasia Haslag; grandchildren, Devyn, Caleb, Gavin, Blaine, Jay, Kayla, Genevieve, and Hunter; sisters, Sandra Clark and Donna Fal…

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