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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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June Trammel Neal, born on June 5, 1940, a native of Dalton, Georgia, and transplant to south Louisiana, made the journey to his heavenly home on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in the company of his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sherry Neal; brother, Jerry Neal of Alexandria,…

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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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William Donald Brown, to most of us known as Donnie or WD, died peacefully at the Hospice of North Idaho Schneidmiller House on July 4, 2018. We like thinking that he went “with a bang” and the fireworks of Independence Day. Donnie was born to William Edward and Marie Rushing Brown on April …

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Mildred Marceline Shaidaee of Watson, a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went to her eternal home on Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Greensburg, Louisiana. She was 78 years old. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., with visitation starting at 9 a.m., on W…

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“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me,” Psalms 23:4. Aliyah Rae Cedotal was born into the loving arms of her parents, Angelique Destiny Jones and Shalon Nicholas Cedotal, on Wednesday,…

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Joe H. D. Kelly, a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away at OLOL on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at the age of 81. He retired from the U.S. Army after 38 years of dedicated service. He was an active member of the Freedom Pens Project. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Ir…

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Jordan Wayne Seale, born May 14, 1990, passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at age 28. Jordan graduated from Live Oak High in 2008 and attended ITI. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching many different sporting events. Jordan spent many years racing motocross. He also spent …

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Dylan Thomas Ott passed away at 24 years old on July 2, 2018. He came into this world on July 9, 1993, weighing nine pounds, one ounce. He spent his life residing in Watson, Louisiana. He was on active duty in the U.S. Army for seven years and then chose to join the Army National Guard. He i…

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Kent Willis, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away early Monday, July 2, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was 55 and worked as general manager at Freddy’s Steak Burgers and Custards. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Wednesday, Ju…

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David Noel Page, 77 years old and a resident of Satsuma, passed away on June 28, 2018, after an extended bout with Parkinson’s disease. He was a retired professional firefighter with the Baton Rouge Fire Department; a U.S. Army veteran with two tours in Vietnam; an expert tournament fisherma…

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Jerry J. Sanchez, Sr., 86, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018. Jerry served and defended his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He served his community in the electrical industry with Todd Electrical as well as his own company for a short time. He…

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Lillie O. Simpson was held at Colyell Baptist Church, with interment following at Colyell Baptist Church Cemetery. Miss Simpson was born in New Orleans on December 17, 1951, and passed from this life in Denham Springs on Sunday June 24, 2018. She was a resi…

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Stephen “Steve” Joseph Wright, 45, of Port Vincent, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and uncle. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife, Angela Ard Wright; children, Chase, Destiny,…

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Henry H. Hughes, 76, of Elkland, Missouri, passed away June 15, 2018 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. Henry was born in Denham Springs, Louisiana, on July 20, 1941, the son of Johnny Hughes and Katie (Rushing) Hughes. He was one of 11 children. He completed the 11th gra…

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Elton Daniel Chatelain, 85, passed away on June 14, 2018, at his home. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana, on Dec. 6, 1932, he graduated from Buckeye High School in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a Sergeant in the 4054th Antiaircraft Artillery Battery, out of Fort Bliss…

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Linda Diane Allen passed away on June 5, 2018, at 12:55 p.m. she was 71 years old, born Jan. 13, 1947. She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy Taylor, Sr., Lonnie and Michelle Taylor, Chris and Kisha Ahles, and Jeremy Ahles; eight grandchildren, Jimmy Taylor, Jr., Cody Taylo…

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Fannie Campo Borne of Denham Springs, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went to her eternal home on Thursday June 14, 2018, at the age of 79 surrounded by her loved ones. She was a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas Saint Kateri Tekakwi…

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“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am,…

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A loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Emile Maurice Pierce, Sr. of Walker departed this earthly life at the age of 70 on June 6, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born on June 23, 1947, to Maurice Herman Pierce and Collette Stoltz Pierce, with whom he h…

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Robert Jewell Bates died peacefully at North Oaks Memorial Hospital on April 29, 2018, at the age of 68. Robert is survived by his daughter, Brandi; son-in-law Muhammed AlJariri; grandson, Henry; brothers, Butch Bates, Gerald Bates and William Bates. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ver…

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“I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race and I have kept the faith,” 2 Timothy 4:78. Curtis Sibley of Walker was born on June 27, 1952, and passed on June 9, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was of the Baptist faith, served in the U.S. Army, and a millwright by trade fo…

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Samuel “Sam” Joseph Riso of Walker died unexpectedly in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the age of 28. Sam was born May 18, 1990, in Jefferson, Louisiana, to Erin Kathleen Arnold and Joseph Raymond Riso, Jr. He graduated from Walker High School in 2008 and joined the U.S. Marines …

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Richard E. Hicks, Jr. passed away at home on April 27. He was a loving son to his surviving mother, proud father to his two children, and a devoted husband to his surviving wife. Richard served in the U.S. Army with honors, attended the University of Illinois and worked in multiple municipal…

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Kenneth “Buddy” Ballard was born Feb. 22, 1952, in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He died June 2, 2018 at his residence in Livingston, Louisiana, surrounded by his wife and children. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He also served as a Boy Scout leader. He loved to camp and travel w…

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Dorothy Elizabeth McKnight Allen, a beloved wife, mother and teacher, was born Dec. 2, 1938. In 1958, she married Ben Lee Allen and moved to Watson, Louisiana, where she became known as “Mrs. Dot” to her community and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sharp Bridges McKnight o…

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Kameron Watts “Kam” Howze was held on Friday at Faith Apostolic Church in Holden, officiated by Pastor Marlin Arceneaux. Interment followed at Twin Pines Cemetery. Kam, a resident of Springfield and native of Colyell, departed from this life on Saturday, Ju…

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Virginia Louise “Weezie” McNeese Holmes was born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Franklinton, Louisiana. She departed from this life on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at her daughter’s residence in St. Amant. A ceremony celebrating the life of Virginia Louise “Weezie” McNeese Holmes will be held at 1 p.m. on Fri…

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Our beautiful and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Phyllis Deckert Hartman, died peacefully at her home at the age of 90 on Monday, May 28, 2018. Born on March 11, 1928, Phyllis was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. She was the beloved wife…

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Janice Hall, 70, of Walker, Louisiana, passed away on Feb. 28, 2018, in Baton Rouge. Janice was born in New Orleans to Christopher Leto and Marie Rosa Leto on March, 13, 1947. She went to school in Metairie, Louisiana, and graduated from Riverdale High School. She married Glenn Michael Hall …

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On May 22, 2018 at 11:05 p.m., Theo Williams, 17 weeks old, was delivered by Lessie Marie Dedeaux, the mother, to Michael J. Williams, the father, at Baton General Hospital, with a silent heartbeat, unexpectedly. Theo Williams leaves behind an older brother Wade Cohen Williams who would have…

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Janie (Juana) Gonzalez Fontenot of Denham Springs, Louisiana, was suddenly called to her heavenly home on May 19, 2018. She was 75 years old. Janie was born in Monterrey, Mexico, on April 4, 1943, to Jose Martinez Martinez and Guadalupe Castro de Martinez. In 1959, she moved with her adopted…

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Mark Anthony Stephens passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 8:26 a.m. at the age of 40. He was a resident of Denham Springs and was an industrial worker. A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Christ Community Church from 2-5 p.m. conducted by Rev. Willis Easley. Mark i…

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Sylvia Vaughn Smith fought cancer with courage, grace, and dignity. She passed away on May 15, 2018, at the age of 75. She was very passionate about her gardening and flowers. A spitfired woman who wouldn't think twice about snatching you up by the "nape of your neck", she enjoyed spending t…

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