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Stephen “Steve” Joseph Wright, 45, of Port Vincent, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and uncle. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife, Angela Ard Wright; children, Chase, Destiny,…

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Henry H. Hughes, 76, of Elkland, Missouri, passed away June 15, 2018 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. Henry was born in Denham Springs, Louisiana, on July 20, 1941, the son of Johnny Hughes and Katie (Rushing) Hughes. He was one of 11 children. He completed the 11th gra…

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Elton Daniel Chatelain, 85, passed away on June 14, 2018, at his home. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana, on Dec. 6, 1932, he graduated from Buckeye High School in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a Sergeant in the 4054th Antiaircraft Artillery Battery, out of Fort Bliss…

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Linda Diane Allen passed away on June 5, 2018, at 12:55 p.m. she was 71 years old, born Jan. 13, 1947. She is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy Taylor, Sr., Lonnie and Michelle Taylor, Chris and Kisha Ahles, and Jeremy Ahles; eight grandchildren, Jimmy Taylor, Jr., Cody Taylo…

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Fannie Campo Borne of Denham Springs, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went to her eternal home on Thursday June 14, 2018, at the age of 79 surrounded by her loved ones. She was a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas Saint Kateri Tekakwi…

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“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am,…

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A loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Emile Maurice Pierce, Sr. of Walker departed this earthly life at the age of 70 on June 6, 2018, with his family by his side. He was born on June 23, 1947, to Maurice Herman Pierce and Collette Stoltz Pierce, with whom he h…

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Robert Jewell Bates died peacefully at North Oaks Memorial Hospital on April 29, 2018, at the age of 68. Robert is survived by his daughter, Brandi; son-in-law Muhammed AlJariri; grandson, Henry; brothers, Butch Bates, Gerald Bates and William Bates. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ver…

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“I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race and I have kept the faith,” 2 Timothy 4:78. Curtis Sibley of Walker was born on June 27, 1952, and passed on June 9, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was of the Baptist faith, served in the U.S. Army, and a millwright by trade fo…

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Samuel “Sam” Joseph Riso of Walker died unexpectedly in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the age of 28. Sam was born May 18, 1990, in Jefferson, Louisiana, to Erin Kathleen Arnold and Joseph Raymond Riso, Jr. He graduated from Walker High School in 2008 and joined the U.S. Marines …

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Richard E. Hicks, Jr. passed away at home on April 27. He was a loving son to his surviving mother, proud father to his two children, and a devoted husband to his surviving wife. Richard served in the U.S. Army with honors, attended the University of Illinois and worked in multiple municipal…

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Kenneth “Buddy” Ballard was born Feb. 22, 1952, in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He died June 2, 2018 at his residence in Livingston, Louisiana, surrounded by his wife and children. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He also served as a Boy Scout leader. He loved to camp and travel w…

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Dorothy Elizabeth McKnight Allen, a beloved wife, mother and teacher, was born Dec. 2, 1938. In 1958, she married Ben Lee Allen and moved to Watson, Louisiana, where she became known as “Mrs. Dot” to her community and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sharp Bridges McKnight o…

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A ceremony celebrating the life of Kameron Watts “Kam” Howze was held on Friday at Faith Apostolic Church in Holden, officiated by Pastor Marlin Arceneaux. Interment followed at Twin Pines Cemetery. Kam, a resident of Springfield and native of Colyell, departed from this life on Saturday, Ju…

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Virginia Louise “Weezie” McNeese Holmes was born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Franklinton, Louisiana. She departed from this life on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at her daughter’s residence in St. Amant. A ceremony celebrating the life of Virginia Louise “Weezie” McNeese Holmes will be held at 1 p.m. on Fri…

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Our beautiful and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Phyllis Deckert Hartman, died peacefully at her home at the age of 90 on Monday, May 28, 2018. Born on March 11, 1928, Phyllis was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. She was the beloved wife…

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Janice Hall, 70, of Walker, Louisiana, passed away on Feb. 28, 2018, in Baton Rouge. Janice was born in New Orleans to Christopher Leto and Marie Rosa Leto on March, 13, 1947. She went to school in Metairie, Louisiana, and graduated from Riverdale High School. She married Glenn Michael Hall …

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On May 22, 2018 at 11:05 p.m., Theo Williams, 17 weeks old, was delivered by Lessie Marie Dedeaux, the mother, to Michael J. Williams, the father, at Baton General Hospital, with a silent heartbeat, unexpectedly. Theo Williams leaves behind an older brother Wade Cohen Williams who would have…

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Janie (Juana) Gonzalez Fontenot of Denham Springs, Louisiana, was suddenly called to her heavenly home on May 19, 2018. She was 75 years old. Janie was born in Monterrey, Mexico, on April 4, 1943, to Jose Martinez Martinez and Guadalupe Castro de Martinez. In 1959, she moved with her adopted…

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Mark Anthony Stephens passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 8:26 a.m. at the age of 40. He was a resident of Denham Springs and was an industrial worker. A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Christ Community Church from 2-5 p.m. conducted by Rev. Willis Easley. Mark i…

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Sylvia Vaughn Smith fought cancer with courage, grace, and dignity. She passed away on May 15, 2018, at the age of 75. She was very passionate about her gardening and flowers. A spitfired woman who wouldn't think twice about snatching you up by the "nape of your neck", she enjoyed spending t…

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Darrell Wayne Weimer went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 9:48 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018, at the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge at the age of 24. He was born in Baton Rouge and a resident of Denham Springs. He is survived by his father, Brian Weimer; mo…

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Jimmy Dale Strickland, also known as “Blue 42,” died peacefully on May 2, 2018, in New Orleans, Louisiana, due to complications following a stroke. He was 58. Jimmy was born on January 6, 1960, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to his parents, Amos Joe and Barbara Latil Strickland. He was an employe…

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On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Edna “MeMe” Sutcliffe McGuire changed her address from her earthly home to Heaven, at the age of 92. She was a native of Walker and a resident of Baton Rouge. Edna was a faithful Christian who attended Christian Life Church in Baton Rouge, and before retiring, she …

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God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So, He put His arms around you and whispered “come to me.” Carolyn Blade Hazlewood, a beloved mother, daughter and sister, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospice Carpenter House in Baton Rouge after a 15-day…

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Jymme Cureington Miley, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away at her home on Monday, May 7, 2018, at the age of 55. Visitation will be held at Live Oak United Methodist Church in Watson on Thursday, May 10, 2018, beginning at 11 a.m. Sheriff Ricky Jones and Brother Keith Butler will cond…

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Deborah Hood Crowder, 57, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, went to be with her Lord on Friday, May 4, 2018. Debbie was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Denham Springs. She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Visitati…

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Justin Arnold Henderson of Denham Springs passed away April 30, 2018, at the age of 20. He had silently faced a lifelong battle with depression, but now he is finally resting peacefully. His last moments were spent in the serenity and beauty of nature, a place where he had always felt at pea…

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Paul Wayne Ballard, a lifetime resident of Livingston Parish, died March 12, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He was loved and will be missed. Paul was born July 1, 1944, to Willie “Bill” Oscar and Elma Hood Ballard. He was a professional painter and sheetrock finisher. He is survived by his c…

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Kathie Rome Mancuso, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Ochsner of Baton Rouge. She was 63. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Visitation will resume on Friday at 9 a.m. Tim Richardson…

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Rosa Frances Jones Sibley, a resident of Walker, passed away on April 27, 2018, at the age of 81. Born in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was the daughter of Davis Francis Jones and Elma Keene Jones. Frances graduated with a business degree from Spencer Business College and was employed at Wright …

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Jonie Lee Gum Foster, beloved wife, mother, daughter and sister, passed away peacefully Wednesday night, April 18, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospice Carpenter House in Baton Rouge after a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. She was 50 years old and a Baton Rouge native. She was a 1985 g…

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Mrs. Ida Nell Kelly Hall, a resident of Walker, Louisiana, passed away in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones on April 22, 2018, at the age of 65. Mrs. Hall was born in Baton Rouge on October 20, 1952, to parents, Louis and Janice Kelly. She was a graduate of Baker High Scho…

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Ivy Jane Comeaux was born Aug. 5, 1933. The Lord called her home April 4, 2018. She is survived by her children, Robert LeBlanc, Emily Rushing, and Tammy Simmons; son-in-law, John Fitzgerald; grandchildren, Cliff Simmons, Waylon Brown, Andrea Cooley; and great-grandchildren, Steven Cooley an…

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Bobby “Robby” Hugh Smith, Jr., 55, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Robby was pure “Country”, right down to it being his C.B. handle as a truck driver. He loved to be outdoors, hunting, fishing, and just being with his family. Robby was a lovin…

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Eyvonne Ricks, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge. She was born August 20, 1935, in Kentwood and was 82 years of age. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Kentwood and IRA #84 Order of Eastern Star. She loved spe…

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Michael Joseph Phelps, age 60, was received by his Lord and Savior on Thursday April 19, 2018. Mr. Phelps is survived by a wife, Valencia Ann Phelps; his son, Michael Joseph Phelps II; daughter-in-law, Gina Dentro Phelps; his mother, Doryl Dudenhefer Phelps; his sister, Debbie Brown; his bro…

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It is with great sadness that the family of Margie W. Boudreaux, a resident of Walker, Louisiana, announces her passing on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the age of 67. She was an avid Bible reader and computer user who loved family gatherings and barbeques. Margie also enjoyed crocheting and w…

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Dustin “B.G.” Nathanial Chutz Sr., a resident of Walker, passed away March 30, 2018. Born in Baton Rouge on May 7, 1986, Dustin went on to study at Walker High School and work as a combination welder. He will be remembered for making people laugh, helping others, and working on engines. Dust…

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Alan Ray Jones, a lifelong resident of Walker, passed away at the age of 60 at the Hospice of Baton Rouge on Sunday, April 15, 2018, after a short illness. Alan was the fourth child of Vernon Jones, Sr. and Dora Dee Stilley Jones. He was born on June 21, 1957, and became a master bricklayer.…

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Doyle LaVaughn Austin, 89, of Denham Springs, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Doyle was born on June 29, 1928, in Lebanon, Missouri. He was a graduate of Conway High School in Conway, Missouri, and was a retired pipeline welder with P…

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Salvador “Sonny” Joseph Garafola, a native of Independence, Louisiana, was born on September 8, 1941. He went home to be his Lord and Savior on April 14, 2018. “Please understand that my soul is free and my body has been healed from earth’s hardships and pain. I wait for you with happiness a…

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Billy Morris passed peacefully April 12, 2018 at Harvest Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Mississippi on February 22, 1931, and was a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather. He is survived by his girlfriend,…

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Aubrey Lee Quimby, 72, of Denham Springs, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018. Aubrey served and defended his country in the 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. In his spare time, he loved to fish, hunt and cook for his family and friends. Au…

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John “Johnny” Francis Gleason was born on September 30, 1962, in Kankakee, Illinois, and was welcomed into Heaven unexpectedly on April 3, 2018, while a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana. John loved and cherished his family more than anything. During his time here on Earth, he also enjoy…

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Ruben Spillman, Sr., 84, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He served his Lord as a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Ruben served and defended his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He served his community for many years on the Boar…

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Alton Hill, age 71, a resident of Walker and native of Denham Springs, went to be with his Lord and Savior in Heaven on Thursday, March 29, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Alton is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force (1966-1972), where he served as a firefighter and medic during the Vietn…

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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith,” 1 Timothy 4:7. Mary Morgan Potter went to her heavenly home on Feb. 20, 2018. She was 68 and a resident of Denham Springs. She retired from Walmart and was an active member of Northside Baptist Church. She is su…

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Roy Vernon Crum, 89, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm at his home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. He was a retired Boilermaker of Local 433 and owner of Amite River Seafood in Port Vincent, Louisiana, for 20 years. He belonged to A.W. Windhorst Lodge No. 185 F&AM of Tampa…

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“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you” (John 15: 12). Douglas L. Spring departed this life on March 25, 2018, to join his heavenly father, friends, and loved ones awaiting his arrival. Having undergone three open heart surgeries in his lifetime, he died of co…

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