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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“But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23. Connie Francis Guidroz, a native of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at the age of 41.…

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Bonnie Williams Lockhart, age 97, departed this life surrounded by her children and their families at her home in Walker. A lifelong resident of Walker and longtime member of Walker Baptist Church, Bonnie served her Lord and Savior everyday of her life. Born June 5, 1922, she was a loving da…

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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” (2 Timothy 4:7). Loretta “Joyce” Greer of Denham Springs passed away in the presence of family at Our Lady of the Lake Baton Rouge on July 28, 2019. She was born on Dec. 15, 1938. Joyce was a mother, grandmother…

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Tonya Marie Hoff Thornton died on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Oschner Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA. She was 45 years old. Tonya was employed with Livingston Parish Public Schools and was a faithful employee at North Corbin Junior High in Walker. She was a resident of Denham Springs and a …

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Shelby Jean Bethune Charlton went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the age of 77. She was a resident of Denham Springs, and native of Thomaston, GA. She leaves behind her daughter, Tammy Waddell and husband Billy; brother, Ronnie Bethune; grandchildren, Mandy Bihm and husba…

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David Patrick Johnson passed away on Sept. 15, 2017, in Lake Providence, LA. He was surrounded by his parents Ivy G. Johnson, Jr., and Brenda B. Johnson, brother Daniel Keith Johnson, Brian Paul Johnson, Aunt Debra J. Mayo and his heavenly family with their arms wide open when he received hi…

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Ivy Gilbert Johnson, Jr., passed away on June 26, 2019, at 3:55 a.m. He was at home with his beautiful wife, Brenda, his loving sons Brian Paul Johnson and Daniel Keith Johnson, his sister Debra Ann Johnson Mayo and surrounded by the rest of his family and his heavenly family with their arms…

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Frances Frandria Griffin, 80, of Walker, LA, joined her husband at the feet of her Savior, on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Frances was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Revival …

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Ernest Paul Gabel Jr., a Christian, died at home and went to be with his Lord just before midnight on Monday, July 9, 2019. He was 84. Paul was a lifelong resident of Denham Springs, LA, a graduate of Denham Springs High, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who received the Expert Rifleman Medal, a …

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Warren Douglas Simoneaux, 73 years old, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family and friends. A Baton Rouge native, he was born on July 17, 1945, to Henry and Mercedes (O’Callaghan) Simoneaux. Doug retired from Turner Industries in Baton Rouge after …

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Perry Wayne Cowart, age 76, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Richard Murphy Hospice House in Hammond. He was known for his knowledge of just about any subject, his love for living in the country, the outdoors whether is was hunting, fishing, gardening, cattle or timbe…

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Herbert Octave Fernandez Jr. “Sonny” passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at the age of 79 at his home in Springfield, Louisiana. He was born on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 1939, to the late Herbert Octave Fernandez Sr. and Florence Plaisance Fernandez. Herbert is survived by his wife of 39 years, Mar…

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Richard “Rick” Ray Simms, a native of Chickasaw, AL, and a resident of Walker, LA, passed away on June 14, 2019, at the age of 69. Rick was preceded in death by his parents, Alton Ray and Joan Badon Simms. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Denise Anderson Simms; three children, Sam Lin…

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Shelby Jean Bethune Charlton went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the age of 77. She was a resident of Denham Springs, and native of Thomaston, GA. She leaves behind her daughter, Tammy Waddell and husband Billy; brother, Ronnie Bethune; grandchildren, Mandy Bihm and husba…

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Tyler Lane Fox, a native of Baton Rouge and resident of Walker, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the age of 43. Tyler proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was a motorcycle enthusiast who enjoyed riding with his father and brother. He is survived by his wife, Melanie A. F…

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On June 29, 2019, Joseph “Joey” Allatto left those he loved on this earth to join his Heavenly Father and his earthly father Sam Allatto in heaven. Joey has longed to live in heaven for many years. Despite the suffering he endured on this earth from cancer and muscular dystrophy, Joey always…

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Karen Correll Lee, 64, joined her Lord and Savior Saturday, June 29, 2019, at her home in Denham Springs, LA, surrounded by her family. Karen had an amazing love for Jesus and would take any opportunity to share his love. There will be many familiar faces in Heaven because of her witness of …

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Our precious mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, Amy Wheat Taylor went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the age of 92. She was a native and resident of Colyell. She was the retired co-owner and co-operator of Taylor’s Grocery and Hardware for more than 30 years…

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“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith; henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” 2 Tim. 4:7-8. Paul …

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A funeral service for Mr. Kenneth Andrew Fugler will be 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven, MS, with interment at Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin County. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday. Mr. Fugler, 64, …

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James “Jim” Pirie, Sr., 67, of Denham Springs, LA, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019. He was born Aug. 16, 1951, to the late Alec Douglas Pirie and Thelma Ruth (Easterly) Pirie. Jim was a 1969 graduate of Denham Springs High School and worked as a machinist and farmer all his life. He r…

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James Durbin, a native of New Iberia and resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, and went to his eternal home in heaven after a long fight with liver cirrhosis. He was 46 years old. He leaves behind his wife, Kelli of 22 years and two teenage daughters, Olivia an…

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Ruth May Fontenot Dupuy, beloved wife of deceased Thomas Adam Dupuy, and devoted mother of Rodney Dupuy Sr., Lynette Dupuy Ernest and Norma Dupuy Webb, went home to be with her Lord on June 14, 2019. At 97 years of age Ruth was still working on her crafts and gardening, loves of her life sup…

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Edward “Eddie” Louis Ermis Jr., a native of Hammond Louisiana, was residing in Orlando Florida where he passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife, Brandi Bankston Ermis; sons, Kyle Ermis, Brandon Collins, Kyle Collins; his sister, Karen Marie Ermis; and nieces…

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I chose you, I wanted you, I appointed you,I set you where you are (John 15:16). Roberta Ann Petty, age 66, lost her battle to cancer June 7, 2019, at Nottingham Regional Rehab center. She was a long time resident of Denham Springs. She was a devoted mother, wife and grandmother. She is surv…

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Austin Joseph Delaune Jr. of Denham Springs, was born Dec. 23, 2018, and received his precious angel wings on June 1, 2019. Even though he was only here for a short time, he will be cherished for a lifetime. He leaves behind his loving mom and dad, Jessica Cavin and Austin J. Delaune Sr.; ma…

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Mrs. Sammy Reeves Galbraith, born and raised in Ada, Oklahoma, at the age of 94, died peacefully in her home in Livingston, Louisiana, on May 21, 2019. Her request was “grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. Sorrow will soon fade away - memo…

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Richard Lee Wilson passed away peacefully on May 20, 2019, at Harvest Manor Nursing Home from dementia and other health related problems. He is survived by his friends and caregivers, LJ and Linda Breaux, Melissa Perkins, and his beloved cats, Rosie and Buddy. There will be a private service…

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Robert Rudolph (Rudy) Stafford of Walker, 102, passed away in his sleep at his home on May 20, 2019. Rudy was preceded in death by his wife, Irene LaRose, who he had been married to for 75 years until her death in 2014; his granddaughter, Yvette Garris; and son-in-law, Camille Quoyeser. Rudy…

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Alma Rosalie Anderson Cahill, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday May 12, 2019. She was 83 years old. Alma retired from the Louisiana DOTD after 27 years. She leaves behind to c…

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Preston Earl Killcrease, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away at his home early, Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the age of 68. He was General Manager of Ward II Water District and retired after 41 years of service. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs on Tuesday, Ma…

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Gerry Ann Montgomery McDonald, of Denham Springs, passed peacefully on May 2, 2019. She is survived by her daughter, Connie & Keith Landry; daughter, Sherry Baty; son, Richard Stanley; brothers, Dale & Marlene Montgomery, Donnie & Karen Montgomery, and Larry Montgomery; three gra…

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Billy Joe Rogers, April 21, 1943 – April 30, 2019, was a retired 76-year-old Vietnam Marine vet. He served his country well. He is survived by his wife Lydia Rogers, his son William, his daughter Stephanie and her fiancé Trent Parker. He is also survived by his brother Jack Rogers and nieces…

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William Emory Newton, 78, of Watson, LA, went to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ on Saturday, May 4, 2019, surrounded by his family. William served his country in the United States Army. He was co-owner of Newton Brothers Diesel Service in Watson. William and his wife, Gloria, were members of…

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Curtis Rex Goff was born November 20, 1955. He was a lifelong resident of Walker, LA. Rex loved every animal he's had over the years; his last being his dog Georgie and cat Wee Wee, who were both rescue animals. He loved Monday night wrestling, late night country rides and having the best so…

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Born April 25 1963, Tharan James Averett found peace after a lengthy battle with heart and lung issues and went home to the Lord on April 29, 2019. He is succeeded by his two daughters, Hannah and Donna Averett; his parents, Tildon “TJ” and Lillie Averett; his brother, Wiley Averett; and sis…

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Helen “Nannie” Sanchez Ballard, born May 30, 1923, went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2019. She was a resident of Denham Springs and a member of Hebron Baptist Church. She was a special lady who never met a stranger. At 95, she loved sharing her life stories about the Lord and all He’s do…

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Lois May Brecheen, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the age of 73. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Denham Springs, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, beginning at 11 a.m. Chaplain Geary Williams will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Burial will…

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Arlene Dupuy Mattei was 61 and a resident of Walker, LA. She passed away at the Baton Rouge General on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Arlene worked for Louisiana Dealer Services for 18 years. Her service will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs, LA on Monday, April 29, 2019. Visitatio…

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Raeanne Parsons, age 60, died on Friday April 5, 2019, from complications after a 21-month battle with West Nile Virus at her home Denham Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Melba Gaylor. She is survived by her husband, Killian Parsons; her sons Kirk Zumo and wife …

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Oh, Almighty and Everlasting God, Creator of Heaven, Earth and the Universe: Help me to be, to think, to act what is right, because it is right; make me truthful, honest and honorable in all things; make me intellectually honest for the sake of right and honor and without thought of reward t…

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Randall Blount, a loving, son, brother, uncle and friend, went to his eternal home on Sunday, April 21, 2019. He was 61 years old. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his parents, Jessie and Anna Lee Blount; two brothers, Gary, and Mark and wife Sharon; sister, Sharon and husband Ray Mc…

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Mary Magdalene Ezell May “Maggie” was called to her heavenly home on April 13, 2019, surrounded by her husband and friends by her side. Maggie was born on July 24, 1936, to Quitman and Malice Ezell. She is survived by her husband, Clarence J. “Pee Wee” May, Sr.; daughters, Dixie Agent (Raymo…

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Donald Ray “Donnie” Jones, Sr. passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge at the age of 63. He was a resident of Denham Springs and a Millwright. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Visitation will be held at The Venue on Hwy. 431 in St. Amant on Tuesday, April…

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Shirley Henderson Anderson, a native of Duplessis and resident of Walker, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the age of 82. Shirley will be remembered for her love of family, friends and the outdoors. She especially enjoyed cutting grass, being outdoors, watching the squirrels and humm…

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Darryl Wilson Tutt, age 41, entered Heaven’s Eternal Gates on April 10, 2019, at his residence in St. Amant, Louisiana. Darryl was born March 1, 1978, to David and Gloria Rutherford Tutt. He graduated from Woodlawn High School where he had many friends, some of which he called “his boys.” He…

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Louise Boyd May, a resident of Denham Springs, LA, entered her heavenly home April 11, 2019, at the age of 83. She was born May 12, 1935, in New Orleans, LA. She was a retired nurse who loved camping, fishing, singing in the choir, and loving on her kids and grandkids. Visitation will be Sun…

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church honoring the life of Ronnie James Trahan, Sr., 51, who passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Denham Springs, LA, Medical Center. Fr. François Sainte-Marie will off…