Lloyd George Cheney Jr., born March 14, 1945, to Lloyd G. Sr. and Joyce Dugas Cheney was originally from Lafayette. He served his country in the United States Navy out of Little Creek, Va., with BSU (Boat Support Unit 2) during the Vietnam Conflict, receiving an honorable discharge December, 1967. He made his home in Denham Springs. He worked through Sheet Metal Local 21 until his retirement after of 46 years of service in 2004. He leaves behind to cherish his loving memory of compassion and strength wife of 47 years, Barbara Dugas Cheney; daughter, Amy Jo Cheney; son, Adam Lane Cheney; daughter-in-law, Karen Miller Cheney; and the loves of his life, Lane and Sidney Cheney, his grandchildren, all of Denham Springs; sister, Deborah Reardon; and brother, David Cheney; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation was at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitation resumed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Denham Springs, until Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Father Frank Uter. Burial followed in Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal and paternal grandparents; mother and father-in-law, Stella Delatte Dugas and Morgan Joseph Dugas; sister-in-law, Allie Hohensee; brothers-in-law, Anthony E. “Tony” Dugas and Kenneth L. Mason, Pete Cowart; aunts, Lu Dugas and June Garcia; uncle, George Dugas and wife Yolanda; and nephew, Keith Reardon. Pallbearers were Pat and Rob Mason, Kylie Sparks, Joel Temple, Tommy Cowart, and Brent Dugas. Honorary pallbearers were Hal Rasberry, John Wayne Temple, Adrian Temple, and Charles Nobles. The family wishes to thank Brittany Kirby of Chase Health Care for her loving care, understanding and compassion. Also, CIS Zachary and Dr. Charles Thompson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org or to Protect Our Protectors at www.protectourprotectors.com to assist in providing protective vests for our officers.
- Submitted by Krystal Redfern
April Gregory of French Settlement is a National American Miss State Finalist. She will be competing in 2017 National American Miss Louisiana State Pageant in June.
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Adam’s Lemonade Stand will be open for business on Saturday, May 6, at 8 a.m. on the corner of S. Range & Del Orleans at DSLD Homes. Seven-year-old entrepreneur Adam plans on using his profits to purchase items for the Denham Springs Animal Shelter. Adam is the son of Travis and Alli Cas…