Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Martha S. Barnett, a native of Paris, KY, and a resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on May 11, 2021. She enjoyed her family vacations to Tennessee, some other interests include online shopping, Big Foot, cooking, dancing, and singing. Family was extremely important to Martha, her chi…

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Joseph Bert Vige’, 90 years young of Denham Springs, LA passed away, peacefully in his sleep, at his residence, Friday, May 7, 2021. He was the youngest of the two children of Cammie and Ferdinand Vige’. He was married to his one true love, Joanna Andrews Vige’, on April 24, 1958. They raise…

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Wilson A. Watts, Sr., went to his heavenly home on May 9, 2021. He was a loving husband and great provider to his beautiful bride, Margaret. He was a resident of Albany, Louisiana, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Wilson enjoyed the outdoors and was known for his avid squirrel hunting skills…

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Cecil D. Miller, age 80, of Texarkana, Arkansas, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, with his wife Deidra and his children Mark and Gail Miller at his side. Mr. Miller was born on December 6, 1940, in Adams, Mississippi. He was retired from IBEW, Livingston Parish Sheriff’…

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“For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21. Alyce Adams of Denham Springs and Amite Baptist Church stepped into the arms of her Savior Jesus Christ on April 14, 2021, at the age of 97. She is survived by her sons, David Adams, Lee Adams, and Dan Adams; her daughter …

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Vera Elizabeth “Betty” Hill passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Pflugerville, Texas, on March 23, 2021, at 81 years old. Betty was a lifelong resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. She graduated from Denham Springs High School and pursued a career in banking until her daughter J…

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Robert (Bob/Bobby) Lamar Kelly, 67, passed away at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana, on March 24, 2021, surrounded by his family. Bob was born June 11, 1953, in Jackson, Mississippi to Lamar (Sonny) Kelly, Jr., and Mary Arehart Kelly of Raymond, Mississippi. He grew up in Raymond, Missi…

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Brian Paul Logarbo, Sr., passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021, in Covington, LA. He was born on January 20, 1958, in Baton Rouge, LA, to the late Russell Joseph Logarbo and Ouida Mae Dupuy Logarbo. Brian was the beloved husband of Dr. Ann Kay Cefalu Logarbo of Amite, LA, for 35 years. He wa…

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Terry Michael Hogue, 66, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021, at his home in Denham Springs. He was surrounded by his wife Oreda Gaye and caregivers, Chris and Diane with his dog and friend Princess. Terry loved flying, motorcycles, fishing, guns, eating out, traveling and living life to it…

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Alex P. Ouber went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the age of 80 at his home in Livingston. He was a retired electrician and a U.S. Army veteran. Visitation will be held at Bethel Baptist Church in Livingston on Friday, March 19, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. unti…

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Mark Stephen (Steve) Churay, age 47, died March 10, 2021, after a brief battle with cancer. He was a 1991 graduate of Denham Springs High School, and attended Southeastern Louisiana University. In his youth he was an Eagle Scout and member of the Order of the Arrow. A talented artist with a …

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Mark Allen Hall was born September 21, 1963, in Baton Rouge. He was a resident of Denham Springs, and died around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning at his home. He was 57 years old. Visitation will be at Hebron Baptist Church, Saturday, March 13, from 9 a.m. until service at 11 a.m., officiated…

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John Raymond Monk, age 55 of Spur, Texas, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on March 5, 2021. He was born on February 14, 1966, in Natchez, Mississippi, to James B and Katherine Monk. Johnny, as he was known to everyone, enjoyed working with the kids during softball/baseball season by be…

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Sarah Ann Averett Stafford, a loving, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went to her eternal home on Saturday, February 27, 2021. She was 76 years old and a lifelong resident of Colyell. She was a retired caregiver supervisor with the Hammond Developmental Cente…

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Bob E. McDonald, Sr., at the age of 76, left his earthly body to be with his Heavenly Father at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Bob was born on August 12, 1944, in Doyle, La., to Virgil and Irene Tate McDonald. He enlisted in the National Guard. After his training at fort Polk, he enl…

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Amber Nicole Howze, 35, of Walker, LA, passed away on February 16, 2021. She was born in Baton Rouge, LA, on July 11, 1985, to Gwendolyn Tullos Gilliam and David Russell Howze. In addition to her parents, Amber is survived by her children, Kastchen Thomas and Karma Severio; fiancé Gerald Law…

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Scott Michael Mayfield, 51, of Walker, LA, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at BR General after a difficult journey with Leiomyosarcoma (cancer). He was a beloved husband, father, brother, son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, teacher, coach, a…

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Frank Anthony Genusa, Jr., died peacefully in his home in Denham Springs, LA, with his wife and daughters at his side on February 12, 2021. We know he is hunting bucks and fishing in heaven with his father. Frank was born to Frank Anthony Genusa, Sr., and Mary Guzzardo Genusa on November 24,…

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Lola Mae Albritton Holleman, a native of Bazette, Texas, and resident of Denham Springs, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at the age of 87. She was preceded in death by her husband and the love of her life, Clifford Donley Holleman; her parents, two sisters and one brother.…

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Richard Wesley Cherry — a teacher to hundreds, a mentor to many, and a friend to all — passed away peacefully at his home in French Settlement, LA, on January 8, 2021 at the age of 74. Richard was born in Jennings, LA, on May 3, 1946, to Homer and Ruth Cherry. He attended Lake Charles High w…

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Melinda Leigh Edelmann Moore was born on February 06, 1961, to Ray and Joy Edelmann. She passed on December 21, 2020. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed fishing in Grand Isle on many family trips that included cousins and friends. She enjoyed listening to good music…

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R.B. Parker, Sr., was born July 8, 1938, in Sicily Island, LA, and passed away January 9, 2021, in Wisner, LA. He was a painter and member of Norris Hill Baptist Church, Sicily Island, LA. R.B. was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Parker and Hazel Colvin Parker; wife, Loraine Robinson…

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Frank Anthony Genusa, Sr., was born to Joe Genusa and Rosie DiVincenti Genusa on December 28, 1927, in Amite, LA. He died peacefully in his home on December 30, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Genusa; mother, Rosie DiVincenti Genusa; sisters, Anna Mae Bourgoyne and Rose Jon…

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Cherie Henkel Moss, 74, of Hot Springs, passed away on December 12, 2020. Cherie was born in Hammond, Louisiana, to Georgie Rownd Henkel, who sadly took her last breaths as Cherie was taking her first. Now they are reunited in Heaven, finally able to hold each other. Cherie will also be gree…

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Tommy Ellis Stewart, 73, transitioned peacefully from his Baton Rouge home to his heavenly home on Dec. 17, 2020. A Denham Springs native and a devout Christian, he served for many years as a Baptist Deacon and was passionate about visiting all sick, homebound and hospitalized church members…

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Katherine Renee Leonard-Dupre, born January 24, 1962, was a mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, and friend. She joined her late husband of 42 years Carl Dupre, Jr., in eternal rest on December 2, 2020. She is survived by her two children Holly Griffith and Johnathon Dupre, Along with her tw…

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Dr. James C. Rippel, 87, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on December 6, 2020 in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Born November 17, 1933 in his family’s home in Pangburn Hollow, Pennsylvania, he gained his hard work ethic from being a descendent of a farm family and spending his youth…

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Verdo J. “Bert” Lancaster, Sr., was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 7, 2020, at the age of 82 years. He was a long-time resident of Walker, La., and was a member of Community Chapel Church. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Freida “Maxcine” Craig Tannehill Lancas…

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Jerry Keith May passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, at 4:54 p.m. in Lafayette, Louisiana, after a sudden illness. To share the story of Jerry K May, “Maypop” to his family and friends, “JK May” to most everyone else, we must go back 77 years to when Jerry came into this world. Jerry wa…

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Velma Barton Davidson, age 86, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on October 16, 1934 in Clio, LA, and lived her entire life there. She married the love of her life, Faust, in 1951 and they were married 69 years. Velma was a wonderf…

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Helen Margurette Everett LaVergne, a beautiful loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, went to her eternal home on Thursday, November 5, 2020. She was 83 years old. She leaves behind to cherish her memories three daughters, Andrea…

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Philip Ronald (Ronnie) Devers, Sr. of Walker, LA, formerly of Collinwood, TN, was born November 6, 1945 in Waynesboro, TN, the son of the late Charles H. Devers and Aileen Weaver Devers Long. He was united in marriage to the former Linda Marie Broussard on December 29, 1969 and she preceded …

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Earlene Roby, a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend, went to her eternal home on Monday, November 2, 2020. She was 83 years old. Earlene loved to travel, gardening and especially spending time with her friends and family. Earlene retired from Blue Cross after 30 years of service. Sh…

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David N. Sullivan, 53, went to his eternal home on October 27, 2020. He is survived by his mother, Kathy Lockhart; step-mom, Karen Sullivan; brothers, Charles Sullivan and Jonathan Sims; sister, Deseree’ Phillips; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Kent Sullivan;…

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Dr. Oscar “Red” P. Waldrep, Jr., 97, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 31, 2020. Dr. Waldrep was born June 26, 1923 to O.P. Waldrep, Sr., and Annie Aaron Waldrep. Dr. Waldrep attended Hammond High School, LSU, and Loyola School of Dentistry. He graduated in 1950 and practiced dentistr…

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Barbara Ann LeJeune, 71, of Denham Springs, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at the Carpenter House in Baton Rouge. Born Jan. 30, 1949, in Dade City, Florida, she moved to Denham Springs in 1965 and married the love of her life on January 14, 1966. She worked throughout her life in vari…

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Marlon Kearney Foster passed away on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at the age of 75. He was born on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 1944, in Killian, Louisiana. Kearney was a loving husband, married 55 years to the love of his life, best friend and he would argue, his better half, Paulette Hebert Foster. A pro…

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Sylvia Bernadette Sullivan Duke — “Mama Syl” — a native of Baton Rouge, passed away on October 11, 2020, from COVID-19 complications. Born November 7, 1936, Sylvia was the oldest daughter of Sidney James and Willie Christine Davis Sullivan. After graduating from Istrouma High School in 1954,…

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Michael Shelton McKenzie, age 68, passed away peacefully with his sister by his side on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, while under Hospice care. There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens (Ecclesiastes 3:1). God is able to restore even the most worn-out pa…

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Rose Genusa Jones, age 69, died on the morning of October 7, 2020, after a courageous battle against brain cancer. She was born on March 26, 1951, in Independence, LA, and is survived by her husband, Herman S. Jones III; son, Brad J. Bourgoyne and wife Molly; grandchildren, Joseph, Anna, and…

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James Edward “Sonny” Vinson, of Bogue Chitto, began his journey here, on this earth, March 9, 1936, and he entered his eternal home September 24, 2020. He was 84 years old. Mr. Vinson was a heavy equipment operator and worked as an Operation Engineer Local 406 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He s…

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Barbara Wynette McDonald, a native of Albany and resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at 3:25 a.m. at the age of 73. She was preceded in death by her father, TG Bankston; mother, Barbara Dando; stepfather, Richard Dando; brother, David K Bankston; and grandson, Z…

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Gerald Lane Cotten, age 67, passed away on September 19, 2020. He was a native of Meadville, MS, and a resident of Livingston, LA. Gerald was a master builder for over 45 years and was the owner of Cotten Custom Homes. He was an avid LSU Tigers and Atlanta Braves fan. He loved his family imm…

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Thomas Earl Davis, born Feb. 14, 1943, passed away on Sept. 16, 2020, at the age of 77. He was a resident of Walker, LA. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army where he served as a Combat Engineer while stationed in Germany. He was an expert marksman with both MI rifle and a 30-calib…

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Ivan Leroy Thomas, 91, a loving husband, father, brother grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather, went to his eternal home on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Walker, LA. Visitation will be held at First United Pentecostal Church of D…

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Darrell Herman Crane, a loving husband, father, son, brother, and loyal friend, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at the age of 44. He was a resident of Livingston, La. Herman is survived by his beloved wife, best friend, and soulmate, Nicole Renee Crane; his children, Kaleb Gage Crane…

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Vivian Murlin Broussard, 90, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on August 23, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, Mississippi. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Hebron Baptist Church Chapel in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Visitation to …

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On Friday, August 28, 2020, Evelyn Milton Hatchell, age 93, entered her heavenly home. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Gordon L. Hatchell; her son, Mark S. Hatchell; and a daughter, Wanda H. Spence. She is survived by two daughters, Mary Alice H. Arnold and husb…

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Evelyn Kay Crane Schenk, age 76, went home to be with her heavenly Father on August 19, 2020. She was a native and resident of Livingston, LA. Evelyn was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Livingston. Her time on this Earth was devoted to the service of her Lord Jesus Christ an…

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William Edgar “Ed” Coxe, born on June 19, 1958, passed away on August 11, 2020. Ed had been battling cancer for the last couple of years. Born and raised in Louisiana, he spent most of his adult life in Los Angeles, California. Ed was a bi-centennial graduate of Live Oak High School, in Wats…