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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Billy Ray Foster, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away at his home on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the age of 87. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, beginning at 9 a…

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Tyra Lee Theresa Permenter Farris, 56, of Amite, LA, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. She was surrounded by her family as she joined her Savior in heaven. Tyra was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and very proud grandmother, sister and friend. She will be missed dearly by all who knew…

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John David Newchurch, born in Madison, NJ, and a native of Baton Rouge, died at home on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the age of 58. Preceded in death by his parents, Edwin Newchurch and June Charlet Newchurch, and sister, TinaMarie Knight. John is survived by his wife, Jessica Newchurch and dau…

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H. Lloyd Cockerham, Sr., 82, a native and life-long resident of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on January 13, 2020. Born on Feb. 21, 1937, he was a 1955 graduate of Denham Springs High School and a business owner of Cockerham Floor Covering. He established the Floor Covering business in 196…

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Beth Clement Smith is sitting at the feet of Jesus for eternity. She was such a special and gentle person. She loved Christ and her family, and had the sweetest smile. She will be greatly missed. Beth, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the age of 85. Visi…

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Elizabeth “Jeane” Hunt Leach, 93, of Baker, LA, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Jeane and her sister, Jeune, entertained the WWII troops at Selman Air Field in Monroe. Jeane was also named as the only ever Miss Selman Field. She and her sister also started the Jeune and Jeane Hunt Scho…

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Trinity Ray Stewart, a loving son, grandson, brother, nephew and friend of many, passed peacefully at his home in Livingston on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. He was 26 years old. Trinity was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and spend time with his family and friends. He leaves behind to cheri…

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Faye Ruth Dykes, 69, of Walker, LA, passed away on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, at Harvest Manor. She was born in Independence, LA, on May 5, 1950. She is survived by her children, Kenneth Stewart of Denham Springs, and Michael Stewart of Livingston; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; fou…

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“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thy own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6. Connie Curtis Kelly, 84, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ peacefully on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 at her home sur…

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Cline Kenneth “Kenny” Myers died peacefully at Our Lady Of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, due to complications from pneumonia. Kenny was born on June 17, 1954, to his parents, Cline and Mary Doris Myers, of Denham Springs, LA, where he was a lifetime re…

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Mary Magdalene Martin was born to Fred and Mary Martin on July 7, 1937, in Greensburg, Louisiana. She departed this life on Dec. 27, 2019, at the Baton Rouge Health Care Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized while attending Jackson Chapel A.M.…

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Roxanne Hoffman, 63, received her heavenly reward on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in her home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Born Oct. 7, 1956, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, daughter of Roland and Mary (Horvath) Ruscitti. In 1974 she graduated from Belle Vernon High School. Roxanne met Timothy Hoff…

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Dianne Sue Beaubouef Sheffield, 71, of Walker, LA, passed away early Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend that will be missed dearly by all who knew her. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Clarence and Celeste Sheffield, an…

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“I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith,” 2 Timothy 4:7. A beloved wife, mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, and friend, Laurel Cox Longmire was born Dec. 29, 1975, and began her blessed eternal life Dec. 18, 2019. She was 43 years old. She lost her batt…

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Glenn O. St. Pe’ Easterly passed away at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana, after a long illness on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, with his wife Dee at his bedside. Glenn was born March 1, 1942 to Allan Joseph St. Pe’ and Doris Sampson St. Pe’. He served as a Marine in Vietnam and retired as a…

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Martin “Jerry” Munn, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at the age of 77. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and spent much of his career as a business owner. Memorial visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Sunday, Dec. …

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Ronald Dean Raynie, 83, passed away at his residence in Denham Springs, Louisiana, on Dec. 20, 2019. Born on Dec. 9, 1936, he was the oldest son of Gora Hayden Raynie and Eleanor Violet Raynie (nee Carlson). Mr. Raynie graduated from the University of Maryland in 1959 with a bachelor’s degre…

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Grace Marie Cockerham Hastings, age 68, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 15, 2019, at home with family. She was a native of Watson and graduate of Live Oak High School Class of 1970. She was an avid LSU fan and loved listening and dancing to swamp pop. Visitation will be held at Seale Funera…

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James Odell Hisaw, a loving father, brother, uncle, and friend, went to his eternal home on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. He was 80 years old. James was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his son, Johnny Hisaw; two sisters, Elizabeth Comeaux a…

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Larry L. Howell, a native of Rohwer, Arkansas, and a longtime resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his home in Denham Springs on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at the age of 75. He was a graduate of Desha Central High School in Rohwer, Arkansas, and…

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Sunrise October 10, 1946 and sunset December 10, 2019. With broken hearts we say goodbye to our husband, daddy, brother, paw paw, uncle and friend, Wylie Martin Pope. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visitati…

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Nathan G. "Nay Nay" McMorris, a resident of Livingston, passed away at his home of Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at the age of 64. Visitation will be held at Midway Baptist Church on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, from 5-9 p.m. Visitation on Monday will resume at 9 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.…

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Audrey “Lee” Wood Miller, a resident of Walker, passed away at her home on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at the age of 86. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 from 5-9 p.m. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Pastor Dennis Schaffer and Bro.…

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Carolyn Irene Mapes Taylor of Colyell, La., passed to her eternal reward Dec. 6, 2019, following a brief battle with cancer. She was 72 years old. She was born Jan. 1, 1947 in Alexandria, La., to the late Thomas and Alice Mapes of Zenora, La., who moved their family to Central, La., while Ca…

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Born March 25, 1937, John C. “Pappy” Louviere suddenly and unexpectedly entered into eternal life with Jesus on Dec. 6, 2019. Preceded in death by his parents Loadice and Victoria Buton Louviere, one sister, six brothers and a half sister. A native of New Iberia and resident of Roseland, LA,…

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Juliana Paige Bacot, a loving daughter and sister, passed away at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital at the age of 17. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. Rev. Don Hoy will conduct funeral services at 12 p.m. B…

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Laura Jane Wade, 71 of Walker, passed away peacefully on Dec. 3, 2019. Beloved wife of Keith Wade. She is survived by her three children, Donna Barnum (Jerry), Patricia Armstrong, and Shane Traylor (Patty); stepchildren, Erica Hunt (Brandon) and Jermey Wade (Ashley); grandchildren, Trevin Tr…

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Martha Louise Bankston Bonnett, 79, of Holden LA, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at 3:10 a.m. at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge, LA. Martha was born Sept. 27, 1940, in Holden, LA, to David A. and Carrie Bourn Bankston. She was a loving Christian daughter, w…

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Paul “Brandon” Poplin, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Nov. 19, 2019, at the age of 34. Brandon grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, and moved to Tampa, FL, in 2000. He graduated from Sickles High School in Tampa, FL, Class of 2003. He began playing music in his teens and was an …

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Charles Dakota “Koti” Arnold passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Baton Rouge at the age of 29. He was a resident of Denham Springs and was an electrician. Visitation will be held at Judson Baptist Church in Walker on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, from 11 a.m. until religious service at 6 p.m. c…

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Myrtle (Betty) O. Windham passed away Monday, Nov. 25, at LaPlantation Retirement Center at the age of 95. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Denham Springs. Betty loved to cook, was an avid reader, and loved gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas G. Windham; a …

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“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgement, but has passed from death to life.” John 5:24. George Edward Meadors, Jr., born Aug, 5, 1976, went to his eternal home on Nov. 18, 2019. A resident of Madisonvil…

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Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” John 11:25. Betty Jervis Blalock, 81, passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at 9:23 a.m., surrounded by her family and friends. She was survived by her da…

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Charlie J. Blocker passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Charlie was 74 and a lifelong resident of Walker, a devoted and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He retired as an Industrial …

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Lucille Grace Burlingame Bryant, 83, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. Lucille was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, o…

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Iris Milton Harrell, a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, went to her eternal home on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. She was 88 years old. She leaves behind to cherish her memories her son, Bobby and Sheree Harrell; two daughters, Connie and Rex Gray, Mildred a…

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The Honorable Burrell J. Carter, born June 17, 1935, passed away on November 11, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. Judge Carter was a lifelong resident of Greensburg, Louisiana. He was married to Helen Bridges Carter for over 60 years. Judge Carter graduated from Greensburg High Sc…

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Debra Lynn Brekeen McAllister, 62, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Debra was a friend to everyone and if you knew her, she was a mom to you as well. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend and wi…

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Mildred Francis Murray Pickell, Nanny to her grandchildren, joined her beloved husband in Heaven on Nov. 9, 2019 at age 85. Following a devastating stroke, Mildred, a longtime resident of Denham Springs, died peacefully in the care of The Carpenter House and St. Joseph Hospice in Baton Rouge…

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Elsie Redden Sutton, a longtime resident of Denham Springs, passed away at The Guest House early Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the age of 85. Elsie retired from the Livingston Parish School Board where she was a bus driver for more than 20 years. Visitation will be held at Amite Baptist Church on…

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On Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, Richard (Richie) Merlin Morgan, Sr., passed away at the age of 57, surrounded by his family at The Crossing by Clairity. Richie was a native and resident of Denham Springs, La. He was a long distance truck driver by trade. Richie enjoyed working on cars, fishing and …

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Laura Chambers Von See, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away at her home on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at the age of 91. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 from 5-9 p.m. Visitation on Wednesday will resume at 10 a.m. Funeral services will b…

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Douglas Eugene Arthur, 76, of Milam, Texas, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at his residence. Doug was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Jan. 30, 1943, to Boston Arthur and Isabelle “Alice” Bass Arthur. He was a graduate of Negreet High School and he worked as a truck driver, or as he pref…

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Nolan Dean Naquin passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at his residence in Denham Springs at the age of 80. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired newspaper pressman. Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Grace Community Bible Church in Denham Springs from 11:30 a.m. until relig…

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A celebration of the life of Carl Jude Fabre will be held on Nov. 2, 2019. A graveside service will be held at Chenal Cemetery in Jarreau, LA, at noon. A fellowship gathering will follow at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland, LA. Carl was born Aug. 22, 1959, in Baton Rouge, LA…

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“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. . .” (Psalms 23). Christine Spring was like a warm beam of sunlight that made you happy and content. She had a gift for making everyone feel as if they were the most special person she knew. Who could imagine at the end of 100 years that she would …

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Cherry Sue Coburn, 69 of Walker, Louisiana, died on Oct. 18, 2019, with family and friends by her side in St. Augustine, Florida. Ms. Coburn was born Feb. 27, 1950, to Joe and Verla Coburn. Cherry's life would seem too short to many but to those who were touched by her understood that the qu…

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Larry D. Harris, 79, of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Larry retired from Eatel Communications in Gonzales after many years of service. He enjoyed being outdoors, whether on a tractor, on a deer stand, or in a boat. He loved to be outside. Larry was a loving and de…

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Mildred “Joesy” Minvielle Snelgrove, 73, of Satsuma, LA, gained her angel’s wings on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Joesy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Norman "Poochie" Snelgrove; her parents, Bernard James and Mary Rose Minvie…

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Rowena Fay Clarke Howard, a loving Christian mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at The Carpenter House, Baton Rouge, LA. She was 85 years old and a resident of Denham Springs, LA, and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Sh…