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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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Ethel Sue Ricky Mayberry Bankston passed away peacefully on Jan. 3, 2018 in Denham Springs, Louisiana, at the age of 65. She was a former employee of the Walker Walmart, where she enjoyed working with her friends. She is survived by her children, Robert McManus, Theresa McManus, Gene McManus…

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Joseph Donald “Don” Cockerham, Sr. died Jan. 5, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 14, 1923, in Denham Springs, Louisiana to Ernest and Clara (Minton) Cockerham. Don graduated from Denham Springs High School in 1940. He was a World War II veteran who served in…

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Lloyd Elliott “Sonny” McCarrol went gladly and peacefully home to be with Jesus on Dec. 31, 2017. He was born in French Settlement, Louisiana, on June 21, 1934. He was a retired survey engineer for the Louisiana Department of Highways as well as a retired pastor and minister. He is survived …

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William G Webster Sr., age 88, died after a short illness in Baton Rouge on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Mr. Webster is survived by his devoted wife of 14 years, Audrey McClain Webster, and her son Chris, of Duson, Louisiana. Also surviving him are his son, retired Army Lt General Glenn Webster Jr…

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Margaret Ann Varnado Johnston, 87, died on Dec. 17, 2017. Surrounded by her children, she went peacefully to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Margaret is survived by her loving husband of almost 70 years, Robert Earl Johnston, Sr.; daughter Kathryn J. Davis and her husband Daniel, daug…

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Our precious Mom, Maw Maw, Granny, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the age of 87. Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at First Pentecostal Church of Denham Springs beginning at 10 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. Ray Johnson, …

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Robert “John” Jones Sr. will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 at New Beginnings Outreach Church in Holden. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., and interment will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Church Funeral Services. Mr. Jones was born…

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James Victor Pendleton passed away and found peace on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the age of 62. James is survived by a son, James Pendleton Jr. of Florida; three sisters, Victoria Tingstrom of Georgia, Sherry Tate and Kay Ross of Florida; and two brothers, Albert G.Pendleton III of Florida and Davi…

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Willie J. Cook, 76, entered the gates of heaven on Thursday, Dec. 7 with his family by his side. Before he left this world, his daughter was able to lead him to the Lord on Nov. 9, a day before he went into surgery. Willie was born on April 11, 1941 in Holden, Louisiana. He was a resident of…

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Cynthia Pam Rushing, born on Oct. 19 1962, in Columbia, Tennessee, passed away in her Denham Springs residence on Dec. 9, 2017, at the age of 55. Cynthia is preceded in death by her father L.M. Scroggins; and her husband Brett Rushing. She is survived by sons Doug Scroggins and Ken Thompson …

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Thomas J. "Tommy" Hoffpauir, 57 and a resident of Livingston, Louisiana, left this world peacefully on Dec. 6, 2017. Tommy joined the army at a young age. After discharge, he married Sherry Robinson and had two daughters. He worked in all trades, from air conditioner repair to mechanics, and…

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David Michael Williams, age 64, went to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. He was a native of Montpelier, Louisiana and a resident of Holden, Louisiana. David impacted many lives through his work in the Louisiana 4-H program. He dedicated eight years of service in Union Parish and 22…

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Dallas “Derral” Jones, age 76, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was a busy man who loved to help anyone he could, and when he wasn’t spending time with his beautiful family, he was lending a hand through different organiza…

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Frank Michael Brooks passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after a brief illness. He was 70 years old. He joined Mount Pleasant Baptist Church at an early age and was a 1965 graduate of Horace Mann High School. Frank spent four years in the Navy, earning the rank of Q…

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Eva D. Underwood, age 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at 7:50 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26, after a brief battle with stage four pancreatic cancer. She was deeply cherished, and is survived by two children, Scott Damon Wilson, daughter-in-law Dana Passman Wilson, of Central…

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She came unannounced, uninvited, and unwelcomed. We had never met her. We did not know her. She didn’t even tell us her name. But she did not need any pampering and was notably inconspicuous. So much so that, we did not even notice she had joined our family, but join she did. It would not be…

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“All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord abides forever.” That word is the good news which was preached to you. 1 Peter 1:24-25 RSV. Dennis Ray Lavigne, 70, of Walker, Louisiana, was a loving husban…

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Armon Rose Barksdale Hartman passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at her residence in Albany, Louisiana, with her family by her side, at the age of 77. Armon was born on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1940 in Ferriday, Louisiana to Ruth and Grady Barksdale. She graduated in 1959 from Amh…

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Teddy R. Ballard Sr., 82, resident of Gonzales and native of Denham Springs, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Vergie Strahan Ballard; children, Ted Jr. (Sara), Tim and Todd Ballard and Jennifer Joiner (Clayton); brothers, Paul, Boyd, Mike and Joe…

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Lorraine Robichaud Tollison peacefully passed away and received her angel wings Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at the age of 85. She was a seven-year resident of Heritage Healthcare of Hammond, Louisiana. Lorraine was born in Gardner, Massachusetts on Aug. 9, 1932 to Donat and Mary LeBlanc Robichaud.…

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John Wesley White Sr., a resident of Springfield, passed away on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at the age of 78. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. John loved his family more than anything but really enjoyed his alone time hunting and fishing. He was a strong man with a heart of g…

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