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Dustin “B.G.” Nathanial Chutz Sr., a resident of Walker, passed away March 30, 2018. Born in Baton Rouge on May 7, 1986, Dustin went on to study at Walker High School and work as a combination welder. He will be remembered for making people laugh, helping others, and working on engines. Dust…

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Alan Ray Jones, a lifelong resident of Walker, passed away at the age of 60 at the Hospice of Baton Rouge on Sunday, April 15, 2018, after a short illness. Alan was the fourth child of Vernon Jones, Sr. and Dora Dee Stilley Jones. He was born on June 21, 1957, and became a master bricklayer.…

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Doyle LaVaughn Austin, 89, of Denham Springs, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Doyle was born on June 29, 1928, in Lebanon, Missouri. He was a graduate of Conway High School in Conway, Missouri, and was a retired pipeline welder with P…

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Salvador “Sonny” Joseph Garafola, a native of Independence, Louisiana, was born on September 8, 1941. He went home to be his Lord and Savior on April 14, 2018. “Please understand that my soul is free and my body has been healed from earth’s hardships and pain. I wait for you with happiness a…

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Billy Morris passed peacefully April 12, 2018 at Harvest Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Mississippi on February 22, 1931, and was a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather. He is survived by his girlfriend,…

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Aubrey Lee Quimby, 72, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018. Aubrey served and defended his country in the 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. In his spare time, he loved to fish, hunt and cook for his family and friends. Au…

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John “Johnny” Francis Gleason was born on September 30, 1962, in Kankakee, Illinois, and was welcomed into Heaven unexpectedly on April 3, 2018, while a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. John loved and cherished his family more than anything. During his time here on Earth, he also enjoy…

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Ruben Spillman, Sr., 84, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He served his Lord as a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Ruben served and defended his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He served his community for many years on the Boar…

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Alton Hill, age 71, a resident of Walker and native of Denham Springs, went to be with his Lord and Savior in Heaven on Thursday, March 29, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Alton is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force (1966-1972), where he served as a firefighter and medic during the Vietn…

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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith,” 1 Timothy 4:7. Mary Morgan Potter went to her heavenly home on Feb. 20, 2018. She was 68 and a resident of Denham Springs. She retired from Walmart and was an active member of Northside Baptist Church. She is su…

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Roy Vernon Crum, 89, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was a retired Boilermaker of Local 433 and owner of Amite River Seafood in Port Vincent, Louisiana, for 20 years. He belonged to A.W. Windhorst Lodge No. 185 F&AM of Tampa…

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“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you” (John 15: 12). Douglas L. Spring departed this life on March 25, 2018, to join his heavenly father, friends, and loved ones awaiting his arrival. Having undergone three open heart surgeries in his lifetime, he died of co…

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Sammy Dakota Bankston gained his wings at 11:02 p.m. on March 13, 2018. He was a native of Holden, Louisiana. He was 23 years old. He is survived by wife, Krista Jean Bankston; son, Beaux Aaron Bankston; father, Charles Allen Pate; sister, Jennifer Roberts and husband Buford Roberts; niece, …

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Arnold Ray Sykes, age 68, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at his residence. To many, he was known as “Coach Sykes” as he had taught and coached at both Live Oak High and Holden High for many years. During his tenure, “Coach Sykes” led his team to state championships seve…

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Lydia Rachel Johnston, a resident of Walker, passed away on March 12, 2018, at the age of 31. She is survived by her children, Alex, Mia, Laila, and Natalia Diaz; parents, Lillian Renee Ferguson and Jeffrey Reid Johnston; siblings, Shelby Renee Johnston Dunninger (Dennis John Dunninger), Hea…

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Ernest “Coon” Reynolds passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, March 12, 2018. He was a Master Carpenter and loved working with wood. He started and successfully ran R&R Metal Roofing and Lumber until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette; son, Tracy; son, Brent and…

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Lawrence “Larry” Pounds, a resident of Satsuma, gained his wings on March 11, 2018, at the age of 46. Larry loved to hunt, fish, and play pool, and was known for his big heart. He was loved by many. He is survived by his mother, Sandy Van Gorder; father, Fred L. Pounds; step-mother, Betty Po…

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Anthony “Dakota” Coutee passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018, at his residence in Denham Springs at the age of 28. Visitation will be held at Hebron Baptist Church in Denham Springs on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1 p.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. conducted by his cousin Pastor Bran…

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A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Bobby Leonard Welda will be held at the First United Pentecostal Church of Livingston, located at 29586 South Frost Road. Visitation will begin Thursday, March 8, from 5-9 p.m. and will resume Friday, March 9, from 10 a.m. until service time at n…

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Tammy Renee Forbes passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the age of 60 at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She was a resident of Albany, and she worked as an Evidence Clerk with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office. She is survived by her husband, Robbie Baldwin; son, Corey Sibley;…

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James 4:14: Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Karen Arlene Benoit Santanen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who always made people laugh. She loved life and bowling, bingo…

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“I have fought a good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith,” 2 Timothy 4:7. Kenith “Kenny” Ray LeBlanc, a longtime resident of Walker and a 25-year former employee of Baton Rouge Marine Electric, was greeted in heaven by his daughter Elizabeth, on Feb. 18, 2018, at the age …

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Annice Ruth Jones Addison passed peacefully in her sleep at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital on Feb. 16, 2018. She was born July 5, 1937. Annice Ruth was a lifelong resident of Watson, graduating valedictorian of her class at Live Oak High. She graduated from LSU and Southeastern Louisiana Univ…

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Christian “Chris” Hanks, 45, passed away on Wednesday night in Clinton, Indiana. Chris was born January 1, 1973 in Port Sulphur, Louisiana, the son of Warren and Donna Bailey Hanks. He served the Clinton, Indiana, community as a paramedic with the Illiana EMS Ambulance Service and he formerl…

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“A life that touches others goes on forever.” Jeffrey Owen Meaux (Skeeter) touched the lives and hearts of many. He was born in Crowley, Louisiana on Oct. 14, 1947, the second son of Johnny and Mildred Meaux. He loved music and knew the words to all the songs of the 60's, 70's and 80's and h…

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Joan Truax, a resident of Watson, passed away at her home on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at the age of 80. She was an avid reader and worked for the Livingston Parish Library for thirty years. Visitation will be held at Live Oak United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. Vi…

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Jane Cherry passed away Feb. 8, 2018. She was a long-time resident of Baton Rouge and Springfield, Louisiana. Mrs. Cherry was originally from Del Rio, Texas. She worked for a tax accountant in Baton Rouge for several years. Some of her favorite things in life were boating, fishing, and road …

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Winnie “Yvonne” Hill Wilson, 86, passed away on Feb. 13, 2018 at her home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. She was a loving wife, mom, maw-maw, great-grandmother and a constant prayer warrior and will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham …

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Mrs. Edna JoAnn Chiasson, a longtime resident of Walker, Louisiana, died peacefully at her home on Feb. 8, 2018 at the age of 80. A native of Groves, Texas, JoAnn was born to Inez and Claude Berwick on Sept. 14, 1937. She was a graduate of Port Neches High School and later joined the Catholi…

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Carrey Lee Clark, 65, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was a native of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Carrey was a loving and devoted husband, father and friend and will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be at First Pentecostal Church,…

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Leona Stelly Landry, age 78 and a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Dec. 18, 2017, surrounded by her family. She is survived by siblings Frank (Jennifer) Stelly, Ernest G. Stelly, and Agnes (Wilton) Roberts. Surviving children are Rita Hoffpauir Picou, Jennifer Hoffpauir …

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Thomas “Tommy” James McLaughlin II unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 31, 2018, in Livingston, Louisiana, at the age of 65. Tommy is survived by his wife of 44 years, Sondra McLaughlin; children, Jim McLaughlin, Mary (Miguel) Flores, and Joshua (Shilo) McLaughlin; siblings, R…

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Emily Bankston Wall passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 96. She was born on Sunday, May 22, 1921, in Holden, Louisiana, to the late Lillie Hutchinson Bankston and the late Ernest Bankston. She was a resident of Springfield, Louisiana. Emily is survived …

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James “Jimmy” Craig Mouille took his heavenly flight on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at the age of 68. He loved his family, fishing, and hunting. He was a ham amateur extra radio operator with the call sign KJ5W. Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Lecia Locke Mouille; children, Jam…

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Brenda Joyce Keel, 63, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, Louisiana. Burial will follow at Old Cypress Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana. Se…

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Rachael Ann Landry James, 67, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. She loved to sew and be outdoors gardening, fishing and spending time watching her grandchildren at their sporting events. She was a loving and devoted wife…

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Gloria Dianne King, 66, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. She was a loving and caring mother, sister and friend and will be missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Open Door Baptist Church in Denham Springs, on Monday, Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. un…

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Linda Joy Collins Smith passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at her mother’s home in Shreveport, Louisiana, after an extended illness. She was born in Baton Rouge on May 12, 1959, and was the daughter of Doris Wascom Collins and Irvin D. Collins. She grew up near Denham Springs, attended De…

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James Donald Hull, 66, passed away at his home in Holden, Louisiana, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. James worked in the automotive department with Walmart, Hammond for many years. He was a loving and devoted father, grandfather, son and brother and will be missed dearly by those who knew him. Vi…

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Anneliese Higginbotham, a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away peacefully on Jan. 19, 2018, at the age of 75. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Billy G. Higginbotham; daughter, Lisa Welch (Ronnie) of Springfield, Louisiana; son, Alan Granier of Pride, Louisiana; daugh…

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In memory of the life of Arnold “Al” Martino Jr., age 72. Al was a loving husband, father and grandfather who passed away Jan. 15, 2018. Al retired from Turner Industries as a project manager after many dedicated and eventful years. He enjoyed hunting and loved gardening in his yard. He serv…

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Robert Allen Fayard took his heavenly flight on Jan. 20, 2018. A native of Holden, Louisiana, he was born Aug. 5, 1943 and proudly served his country in the U.S Navy. He is survived by his daughter Stacy and husband Michael Edwards; grandchildren Blake Fayard, Jenna Lineske, Mason and Mandon…

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Margaret Moore Weems Bruner, 71, passed away Jan. 14, 2018. She was born Sept. 2, 1946. Margaret was a loving mother and meme. Her passions were spending time with family and friends. She is preceded in death by husband, Glenn Bruner; son, Carl Weems Jr; parents, Margaret Marie Moore and Wal…

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Treace W. Smith, 94, a native of Gloster, Mississippi, and a longtime resident of Denham Springs, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at Kentwood Manor Nursing Home in Kentwood, Louisiana. She was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Gloster, the daughter of Jasper Whittington and Nonice Way Whittington.…

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Frances Ann Taylor, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and resident of Denham Springs, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at the age of 44. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 beginning at noon. Funeral services were held at…

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Thomas “Hot Rod” Eugene Jackson, 69, of Holden, Louisiana, joined his son and many other family awaiting his arrival in Heaven on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was known by various names throughout his life including Boobie, Gator, Papa, and Tom Cat. Just a sample of …

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Barbara “Barefoot” Wold will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 20, 2018 at Manny’s Bar. Barbara was born in Fargo, North Dakota, on Aug. 7, 1942 and passed from this life Sunday Jan. 7, 2018 at her residence. She was a homemaker and a resident of Head of Island…

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Sherry Holt Nix, a native of New Orleans, died peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 7, 2018, at her home in Denham Springs at the age of 59. She is survived by her siblings, Michael Marchand III, Pam Carrico and her husband Mike, Karen Wilson, Frank Holt III, and Becky Radosta and her husband Fra…

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Melva Lee Ritter Temple, age 71, passed away peacefully at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, after a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 31, 1946, to Charles R. Sr., and Iris Ritter of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her parents; two …

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Hollis Eugene Harper, 91, currently of Denham Springs, began the next part of his life’s adventure Sunday, Dec. 10,2017. He was born of the union of Arthur Harris and Lillie Pylant Harper in Franklin Parish, Louisiana. He served in the armed forces in World War II, earning the designation of…

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