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Peter Lynn Turnage, 49, of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. Pete is survived by his wife, D’Ann; daughters, Mary Eastham and Hannah Turnage; son, Eli Turnage; stepchildren, Chloe Duhon and Rhodes Perry; son-in-law, David Eastham; siste…

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Donald Ray Dedon passed away at his home in Walker, Louisiana, on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the age of 72. He was a long-time member of Judson Baptist Church and the DanHo Sunday school class. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Harry E. Hubbard DD748, U.S.S. Samuel Gompers…

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Clayton Thomas Jordan, Jr., of Watson, passed away very unexpectedly but peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the age of 39. Clay was preceded in death by his mother, Cindy Gentry, in April 2018. Clay is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Jessica Roberts Jordan; his beautiful, fir…

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Floyd James Lofton Jr., a native of Walker and resident of Slidell, passed away in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Jan. 30, 2019, at the age of 69. Floyd is survived by his wife, Ann Lofton; three daughters and their spouses, Kim and Jerry Dupre, Theresa and Tim Dixon, and Debra and Josh Stanley;…

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Hazel Lea Henderson Dixon passed away on Jan. 31, 2019, at her home in French Settlement, Louisiana at the age of 83. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Warden “Jimmy” Dixon, son Keith Dixon and wife Mindy. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Clarence and Anna Martin …

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Alice Faith Silas, 61, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at her home in Denham Springs, LA. Alice loved to cook and was always there to provide for her family. She was a longtime member of Plainview Baptist Church. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and fri…

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Margarette Craig passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 27, 2019, in Pine Grove, LA. She was born to Luther White Sr. and Leoma Johnson on Nov. 11, 1932. She retired from the Golden Age Nursing Home after 30 years of dedicated service. Margarette is preceded in death by James Robert Crai…

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Roderick “Rod” Paul Olivier, age 75, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 27, 2019, at 5:48 a.m. He was a native of Arnaudville and a resident of Denham Springs. Rod began his career as a route salesman for Coca-Cola, Hostess Cakes, and Little Debbie. He the…

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Ouida Mae Hull Varnado passed away peacefully in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the Intensive Care Unit at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, on Jan. 9, 2019, at the age of 69. Ouida was born on May 17, 1949, in Denham Springs, Louisiana. She married her best friend 20 years ago, David A. Varnado. S…

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Noah Kyle Sittig, the beautiful son of Triston Michael and Katelyn McKenzie Sittig and brother to Easton Michael Sittig of Denham Springs, was born into the arms of Jesus on Jan. 15, 2019, at Texas Children’s Hospital. Noah was born at 31 weeks, weighing 4 lbs and 14 oz and measuring 15 1/8 …

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Jon Eric Koeninger, of Denham Springs, died unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2019, at the age of 47. Jon was born on Oct. 21, 1971, in Moore, Oklahoma. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping, being outdoors and spending time with family and his beloved dog, Rosie. Jon is survived by his wife, Aimee…

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Doris Faye Tillery, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson. She was born March 30,1945, in Amite and was 73 years of age. She is survived by three children, Mark Thomas, Kelly Tullier and husband James, Lauren Sibley and hu…

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Leni Jeanette Ambacher Pierce would like to let you know that her work here is done. She received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which she will not be returning. This assignment comes with a huge sign-on bonus, a reunion with family and friends she has n…

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A gathering celebrating the life of Gaylon P. Lessard will be held Sunday at Port Vincent Community Center, with visitation beginning at 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.; and a memorial ceremony at 3 p.m. Gaylon was born on March 26, 1956, in New Orleans and departed from this life on January 16, 2019 at…

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Joseph F. Weaver passed away on Jan. 4, 2019, at his residence in Denham Springs at the age of 65. He was a resident of Denham Springs for most of his life. Joseph is survived by his loving wife and lifelong companion, Faye Weaver, her family, and numerous friends. A memorial service will be…

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Florence Jane Segler Morales, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, at the age of 82. A resident of Walker, she was a native of Bellevue, Texas, who moved to Baton Rouge in 1959 and has remained in the area ever since. She loved watching and feeding birds, doing the daily crossword puzzle, reading he…

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Jack Edward (Chance) Jamieson was born in Alton, Illinois on July 24, 1947. He was 71 years of age. He went to his forever home on Jan. 10, 2019. He was the most humble, selfless, kind-hearted man you could ever meet. He loved traveling and spending time with his family and friends. He loved…

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“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life,” John 5:24. Lionel E. Fontenot, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, left us peacefully surrounded by family on Jan. 10, 2019. He …

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Linda Cooper Gray, 70, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at her home in Watson, LA. Linda was retired from Allied Chemical. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Sp…

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Alance “Johnny” Joseph LeBoeuf, Jr., a resident of Denham Springs for the last 40 years, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at the age of 85. Johnny retired from Architectural Metal and Glass with over 36 years of service. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham S…

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Margaret Ann “Meme” Everett, 54, of Denham Springs, was peacefully called home to our Lord on Dec. 31, 2018, surrounded by loved ones at Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Born on Dec. 3, 1964, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Margaret’s life was fulfilled by her children and grandchildren…

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Pamela Elofson Epker, a resident of Walker, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at the age of 71. Pamela was born on Oct. 3, 1947, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. She married her husband of 56 years, Douglas Elofson, at the age of 14. Together, they had six children,…

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Edward Lee Ivy, age 87, peacefully departed this life for his heavenly home on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 26, surrounded by family. Born on March 18, 1931, in New Orleans, LA, he resided in Mississippi until the age of 17, when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he was stationed in San Diego…

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James Robert Craig, Jr., a native and resident of Walker, LA, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at the age of 66. He was born Feb. 26, 1952. He served in the U.S. Marines in the 1970s. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Craig; daughter, Carlyon Craig; son, James Robert Craig III; gra…

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Billy Jack Martin died peacefully in Hammond, Louisiana, at Richard Murphy Hospice House on Dec. 15, 2018, at the age of 54. Billy is survived by his wife of 14 years, Laurie Lambert; sons, Shadow and Joshua Martin; daughters, Amber and Emma Martin, Amanda (Shawn) Price, and Christina Lamber…

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Paul Friedrichs, 56, passed away, Dec. 10, 2018, in his home in Walker, LA, with his family lovingly around him. Paul was born in Baton Rouge to Fred and Jean Friedrichs. He worked as a HVAC technician and was very dedicated to his career. Mere words cannot do justice to the person he was or…

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Major Jerry Wayne Patrick, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Ochsner of Baton Rouge. He was 61 years old and retired from Louisiana State Police with more than 28 years of service, first at Troop L in Mandeville and then at Headquarters in Baton Rouge. …

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Elwood Norman Courtney, age 99, passed away in his home on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Holden, LA. Elwood was a man that truly enjoyed the outdoors. He could be found hunting, fishing, or spending time in his garden. Elwood’s favorite place to be was home and he love…

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Doloria A. LeBlanc, 70, of Watson, LA, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, after a strong and courageous battle with cancer. Doloria was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham …

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Carmella Camille Bacile passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Denham Springs, Louisiana, at the age of 72. She was born on Friday, Dec. 14, 1945, in Kenner, Louisiana. She was a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, formerly of Independence. Camille is survived by her brother and sister-…

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Bennie E. Jones, age 72, passed away at Our Lady of the Lake Baton Rouge on Nov. 16, 2018. Bennie was born on May 20, 1946, in Gloster, Mississippi. He was a roofer for 50 years. Bennie is survived by his wife, Stephanie Jones of Walker; children, Benjamin E. Jones, Caleb L. Jones, and Abbig…

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Coby Will Hoyt tragically passed away on Nov. 16, 2018, in Baton Rouge, LA, at the young age of 23. Coby was born on Sept. 12, 1995, in Baton Rouge, LA, the first son to his loving mother, Amy Hoyt. A native of Denham Springs, LA, Coby was a graduate of Doyle High School and worked as an ele…

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Stacy Gayle Achord Blanchard, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, passed into the loving arms of the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at the age of 55. She was a native of Walker, LA, and a longtime resident of Millry, Alabama. Her greatest joys were spendi…

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Wanda Averett will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 at Hebron Baptist Church, 24063 LA 16, Denham Springs, LA 70726. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Wanda was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to everyone s…

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Retired LTC Clayton Webb Humphreys passed away on Nov. 14, 2018, at “Sweet Home” farm in Batchelor, LA at the age of 90, cared for by his loving family. He leaves behind a legacy of service to his country, his family and his community. Born in Baton Rouge on Sept. 25, 1928, Clayton moved to …

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Winona M. Tate, who was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away on Nov. 14, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska. Winona was a member of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. She is survived by her children, John A. Tate and wife, Joseph E. Tate and wife; nine grandchildren; nine great-gr…

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Gordon Lionel Coates peacefully passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in the same home he was born in 76 years ago on July 2, 1942. He was an Albany Mason and a Vietnam Era Army Veteran who patrolled the border during the Berlin Blockade in Germany. Gordon was a big man with an even bigger h…

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A loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister, Heaven’s Choir gained a new pianist on Friday, November 9, 2018. Margaret Lucille Smith Harris was born on Dec. 19, 1932, and passed away at the age of 85. Visitation will be held at Hebron Baptist Church on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, from 5:30-8:30 p…

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Gerald Wayne Whitehead, a resident of Livingston, passed away at his home early Saturday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the age of 81. He was a graduate of Doyle High School in 1956. Gerald received his Bachelor’s degree at LSU in 1960 and went on to get his Master’s in Forestry from the University of Ge…

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Jessie Lee Hull, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away at Golden Age Nursing Home on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the age of 93. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. Visitation on Friday will resume at 8 a.m. Funeral service…

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Janis Peggy Hess DePriest of Albany, Louisiana, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Born to George and Martha (Stewart) Hess on Sunday, Aug. 11, 1935, at the Hess family home in north Albany, she left that same plot of land at the age of 83, having passed away at her residence…

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James V. “Bubba” Nelson Jr., a resident of Denham Springs, age 66, passed away on Oct. 31, 2018, at Our Lady of The Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge. James was born on May 8, 1952, in McGehee, Arkansas. He went on to graduate Little Rock High School in 1970 and attend Arkansas Tech University. Jam…

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Eugene Franklin “Frank” Gurley, Jr., and his loving and devoted wife, friend and sweetheart, Patricia “Pat” Kelley Gurley began their eternal journey together on Oct. 31, 2018. Frank and Pat were together from the moment they met as childhood friends until their passing. They were natives of…

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Ronald "Ronnie" Dexter Kennedy, 75 years old of Springfield, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was born on Wednesday, April 7, 1943, in Springfield, Louisiana, to Claude Alvin and Violet St. Cyr Kennedy. Ronnie enjoyed life and lo…

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Anthony O. Dillon Sr., will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Hebron Baptist Church. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. and will resume at 9 a.m. Wednesday until time of the service. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Anthony was born in F…

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William “Bill” Charles Smiley, 68, died Oct. 17, 2018, in Oklahoma City after a two-year battle with leukemia. He was born in Doyle, Louisiana, to William Clinton and Martha Lucille Hutchison Smiley. He was a resident of Oklahoma City since 2006, moving from Livingston, Louisiana. He was a s…

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James Richard Schenk Sr. passed away at 61 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He resided at Legacy Nursing & Rehabilitation in Port Allen, LA. James was born July 26, 1957, and attended Holden High School. He spent the early 1980s volunteering with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office…

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Natalie Hill Hood died peacefully at the age of 85 surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at The Crossing in Baton Rouge. She was a resident of Denham Springs and a native of Watson. She was a retired school bus driver with the Livingston Parish School System. Visitation w…

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James Lee Parnell passed away suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in West Monroe, Louisiana, at the age of 49. He was born on Feb, 2, 1969, and raised in Georgetown, Louisiana. He was the youngest of 12 siblings and had many nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. James had a way of making an…

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Sharon Marchesseault Littleton of Walker was welcomed into heaven on Oct. 12, 2018. She was a selfless daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother. Her love for friends and family is unmatched. Some say she was a saint on earth. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ronald Littleto…

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