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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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…

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“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but about learning to dance in the rain.” Born in Menominee, MI, Carol Mae Cox Stuart was raised in Peshtigo, WI, by Robert and Mildred Cox with her five brothers and sisters (Joan, Robert, Patricia, Richard and James). She entered the pre-no…

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Marilyn Slaughter Fayard, age 76, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, August 8, 2020. She was a longtime resident of Holden, LA. Marilyn enjoyed the outdoors and could be found fishing or working in her garden. She absolutely adored her family and loved to cook for them and go on family v…

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Bobbie Spencer, 85, was born March 20, 1935, in Walker, LA. She spent her childhood and early adulthood in Denham Springs, graduating with honors from Denham Springs H.S. in May 1953. Bobbie enjoyed working as a teen at the old Leslie (Carol) Theater and later at Walgreens in downtown Baton …

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Leona Roux Aiken peacefully passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 1, 2020, at Southern Pines Retirement Community in Walker, LA. She was 96 and a native of Port Vincent. She is survived by daughter Cindy Hebert of Clearwater, FL; son Jacques Aiken and wife Tonya of Ponchatoula, LA; grandson Gal…

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Tracy Clark Benton, Sr., a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, went to his eternal home on Thursday, July 30, 2020. He was 92 years old. Tracy proudly served his country in the U.S. Airforce and retired as a Master Sergeant. Tracy enjoyed gardening, traveling a…

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Willis Clyde “Red” Williard, Jr., 77, of Livingston, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in his home after a long battle with cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. Clyde was born November 23, 1942, in Flushing, New York, to the late Willis Clyde Williard, Sr., and Theresa Haws Williard. He was …

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Vietta Mae Cook “Vie”, born Sept. 28, 1943, a native of Livingston Parish and a resident of Denham Springs, passed away at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA, on Monday, July 13, 2020. at 11:35 a.m. She was 76 years old. Visitation will be Friday July 17, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Ser…

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Lynne “NaNa” Achord Millet walked into the arms of King Jesus on July 13, 2020. She was surrounded by her family, leaving behind her husband of 41 years, Ricky Millet, and the struggles of ALS. Her father and mother, Lannie J Achord and Jean LeJune Achord, raised Lynne and her siblings to lo…

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Rev. Larry Kennon McLin, Sr., passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, at his home in Denham Springs. He was 81 years old and a native of Livingston Parish. Visitation will be at Hiram Stafford Cemetery (Lod Stafford Road) in Satsuma on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, from 9 am until religious service …

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Daniel Clay Smith, born November 12, 1987, entered into his heavenly reward to be in the presence forever with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 32 on July 2, 2020 in Tomball, TX. Daniel was a resident of Houston, TX for these past five years. Daniel’s Legacy is continuing on by…

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Armond Dalfrise Taylor went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2020. He was born in the Frost Community of Livingston Parish, Louisiana. He was a graduate of Acadia Academy and was one of the first ministers to graduate from Blue Mountain College. Armond then earned a M.Div. from Memphis Theolog…

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Clara Ellen Soresino, age 93, of Denham Springs, LA, departed this life on Sunday, June 14, 2020. She was born on March 18, 1928. She is preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Cora Landry; husbands, Clifton Ouber, Sr., and Martin Soresino; two brothers, Ralph Landry and Alphonse Landry…

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Garrett Kyle Atkins, age 18, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018. He was a resident of Walker, LA. Garrett was a proud graduate of Louisiana Youth Challenge, who loved to volunteer with A Door of Hope Ministry, of Walker, and was a member of Encounter Church of BR. Garrett is survived b…

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Dr. Edwin Walker, or “Dr. Ed” as many called him, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at 3:00 a.m. at the age of 89. He practiced medicine for 65 years, including more than 60 of those years in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Edwin loved Jesus. His faith was the defining characteristic of his l…

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Timothy Joseph Hickey, 69, a resident of Summit, MS, and a longtime resident of Amite, LA, passed away June 7, 2020, in Summit. No services are scheduled at this time. Hartman Jones Funeral Home in McComb will handle the arrangements. Timothy was born June 8, 1951 in New Orleans, LA, to Will…

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Clara Mabel McLin, a native of Livingston Parish and a resident of Plaquemine, passed away at The Baton Rouge General Butterfly Wing early Sunday, June 21, 2020, at the age of 96. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, in Denham Springs, on Monday, June 22, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 9 …

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Loyd “Bo” Dale Fletcher, 50, of Maurepas, LA, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020. Bo loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was a die-hard Tigers fan, loved to be on the water, and enjoyed building anything he could. He recently retired from the NASCAR Truck Series and was a member of mul…

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Mary “Libby” Elizabeth Mixon Guillot peacefully died at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital on June 1, 2020, in Baton Rouge, LA, at the age of 59. Mary was born on September 17, 1960, in Pascagoula, MS, to Catherine Mixon and Jerry Barber. Mary is survived by two daughters, Maxie Elizabeth Guillot…

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Madeline Weber Simoneaux passed on March 27, 2020. Madeline was born on Jan. 30, 1949. Preceded in death by late husband Milton Simoneaux, and both parents, Lucien Weber, Sr. and Rena St. Pierre Weber. She is survived by her sister, Vivian Delhommer of Avondale; brother and sister-in-law, Lu…

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Herbert “Shorty” McMorris, a resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away at his residence on Monday, June 8, 2020. He was 80 years old. He was well known in the community from working numerous places, but lastly, cutting grass for his many friends, neighbors, and local businesses. He is surv…

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Don Louis Bankston, age 68, went to his heavenly home on Monday, June 8, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was a longtime resident of Albany, LA. Don was an extremely hard worker who dedicated 20 years to the Local Union 198 as a pipefitter. After finishing his work there, he moved on to co…

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Alan Kelly Monroe, a resident of Watson, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the age of 70. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. in Evergreen Memorial …

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Gulten Cakin Porter passed away peacefully at the age of 76 on June 1, 2020, at The Crossing Clairty Hospice in Baton Rouge. Born in Turkey March 25, 1944. She met the love of her life, Warren Raymond Porter. During their marriage they lived all over the world. She was a wonderful wife, moth…

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“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13. On May 29, 2020, Barbara Ferne Miller Underwood joined her husband of 71 years, Clarence Hewitt Underwood, Jr., in the arms of Christ. Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend was also prece…

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Herbert Hoover Travis passed peacefully from this life the morning of May 27 at the age of 92 after a gradual decline in health. He was surrounded and supported by his loving family and caregivers. Herbert is a lifelong resident of Livingston Parish and was a loving husband, father, and gran…

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Erin Lynn Delahoussaye Stott, born May 14, 1987, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at her home in Denham Springs. She was 33 years old. She was a lifelong resident of Denham Springs and a 2005 graduate of Denham Springs High School. Erin was Assistant Service Manager for Ralph Sellers Chevr…

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Victor “BeBe” Varnado, 79, passed away peacefully with his family at his side Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home in Denham Springs, LA. Victor was the owner of Varnado Plumbing for many years in Denham Springs. He also served on the Board of Directors for Livingston State Bank. Victor was a m…

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Wanda “Nonie” Jean Pickett Chandler, 71, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, May 25, 2020, at her home in Watson, LA. Wanda loved to paint, draw, and watch her murder mysteries. She loved to spend time reading or listening to the Bible. But her truest joy was her family. Taking care …

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On Friday, May 22, 2020, in his home in Denham Springs, Henry “Buck” Jones, II, a long-time resident and founder of Jones Signs, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 69. He was born in Baton Rouge, LA, on August 9, 1950, to the late Mary Keaton of Bogalusa, LA, and the late Theron Jones…

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Nicky Robert Babineau, a native of Hinton, West Virginia, and a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, for many years, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 8, 2020, at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Kaye Babineau; his children, Kim Perkins (Brad) and …

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Brenda Gomez McGovern, a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at the age of 71 after a courageous battle with ALS. She is survived by her children, Scott McGovern, Chad and Je…

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Robby Dale Font, Sr., passed away April 29 at his home in Livingston Parish. He was 59. Robby is survived by a son, Robby Font, Jr., and Rachel Leigh Pomerleau; three grandchildren, Aidan M. Font, Asya L. Font and Miguel A. Pomerleau; his father, Bobby R. Font, Sr.; a brother, Bobby R. Font,…

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Mary Miller, 84, a resident of Denham Springs, went home to be with the Lord at her home surrounded by family on Monday, May 18, 2020. She is survived by her two sons, Donny Miller and Alan Miller; grandchildren, Ashleigh Holloway, and Faith and Paul Faciane; great-grandchildren, Emilea, Lia…

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Lottie Christine Mitchell Martin of Denham Springs went to her eternal home on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was 88 years old. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. S…

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Dr. Lorris G. Cockerham, age 84, died in Little Rock, AR, on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Dr. Cockerham was born in Denham Springs, LA, on Sept. 27, 1935, to Warren Conrad Cockerham and Leda Frances Scivicque Cockerham and was called to heaven after a lengthy illness. He married Patricia Stagg Cock…

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Willis VanSickel, a resident of French Settlement, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the age of 82. Willis proudly served his country in the Air National Guard and was a Master Machinist by trade. He is survived by his wife, Shirley VanSickel; son, Cary VanSickel; daughter, Robin Gle…

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Marquis Hutton III (Mark) passed away on May 9, 2020, at the age of 72. He was a resident of Watson. He is survived by his wife, Judy Hutton; five children, Daniel Hutton of Baton Rouge, Ethan Hutton of Watson, David Hutton of Royce City, Texas, Michael Hutton of Spartanburg, South Carolina,…

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Robyn Ann Watts, also known as “RAB,” was born on March 16, 1967, in Baton Rouge, LA, to the late John Thomas Brown & Gwendolyn Sceroler Brown. She passed away at the age of 53 on May 15, 2020, in Walker, LA. She loved horses, rodeos, and was a huge animal fanatic as well as a big LSU fa…

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Helen Elise Strawn Purdy passed from this world on May 8, 2020, surrounded by the love of countless friends and family, with a few of the people who loved her nearby. She was born on Oct. 16, 1928, in Marshville, North Carolina, to the late Lila Dunn Faircloth Strawn and Dr. Stephen Hasty St…

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Isaac Dwight Easterly, Jr., was born on Aug. 14, 1931. He passed away on May 5, 2020, peacefully at his home in Denham Springs, LA. He was valedictorian of his class at Denham Springs High and graduated Cum Laude from LSU in Geology. He married Betty Rae White, Dec. 30, 1959. They resided in…

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You have given him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah… He asked life of you; you gave it to him, the length of days forever and ever. On May 11, 2020, Jack R. Reid went home to be with his Lord and the “love of his life” surrounded by his son, daughter an…