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.

“The butterfly does not look at the caterpillar in shame, just as you should not look back on your past in shame.  Your past was part of your own transformation.”

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Elie James Part, a native and resident of New Roads, La. passed away at his home on July 20, 2021 at the age of 72. A true and dedicated servant to the City of New Roads for over 52 years.  He was a man that belonged to, and worked in many organizations and jobs to serve people.  He was alwa…

A resident of Livonia, he passed away on Friday, July 23 at his home at the age of 81. He was a retired Prudential Insurance Agent. He served 24 years as Mayor of Livonia. He also served 8 ½ years as Town Councilman. He proudly served in the National Guard during the Berlin Crisis. He is sur…

Perry Glenn Gustin, a native and resident of Morganza, La, passed away on July 25, 2021 at the age of 77. Perry worked as a foreman at The Morganza Control Structure for the Corps of Engineers for 19 years before retiring and continuing his work as a farmer. Perry was proud of the fact that …

Rebecca Kimble Demoury passed on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at the age of 96 at the Crossing Hospice in Baton Rouge, La. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 12812 Fordoche Bayou Rd., Morganza, La.…

Cynthia Green passed away surrounded by her friends and family at her home in Lakeland, LA, on Monday, July 12, 2021 at the age of 64. She was a retired registered nurse and a faithful member of her church.  She was married 40 years to her late husband, Jack Alan Green.  She is survived by t…

Karen Louise Derozan Terrance was born September 16, 1962 to Edward Derozan Sr. and Bertha VanBuren Derozan. Karen was friendly and always had a smile on her face. She made family and friends laugh with her mottos, “Ain’t Nothing Short about me, but I’m Short”, and “Ya See me huh, I WALK HAR…

Sandra W. Thompson, 69, a native of Palmetto, LA and resident of Livonia, LA passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021. A Graveside Service will be held at Mennonite Cemetery in Des Allemands on Saturday, July 24th at 11:00 a.m. She is survived by her daughters, Ricki Lin Lewis and Tobi Renee Au…

Brandon Kyle Haynes was born on August 22, 1974. He was a native of New Roads, LA and a longtime resident of Baton Rouge, LA.  He transitioned to his eternal home on June 9, 2021, at Baton Rouge General Hospital ICU from COVID-19 and at his request, Brandon was cremated.  Brandon leaves to c…

A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Edward Langlois at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas, La. The Very Reverend Monsignor Keith J. DeRouen celebrated the Mass. Rite of Committal followed in Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitat…

Lakisha Marie Holmes entered the gates of heaven on July 9, 2021. She was born on July 29, 1990 to Anthony A. Holmes and Mary Jane Holmes. She was a graduate of the class of 2010 from Pointe Coupee Central High School. Viewing will be held on Friday, July 16 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Ver…

JaMarius Russell Travon Saizon was born December 23, 1999, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Helena Evette Saizon (at rest) and George Bennett, Jr. - both loved him dearly. JaMarius departed his earthly life on July 2, 2021 at Loma Linda Medical Center in Loma Linda, California; there he was hono…

Mathilde Bernice Millet Maggio, born September 25, 1927, passed away, peacefully at her home in New Roads, La, on June 30, 2021, at the age of 93. She was loved by all that knew her. She was married 54 years to her late husband, Joseph “JP” Paul Maggio, Jr. A longtime parishioner of St. Mary…

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Zachary Warren Pourciau, 30, of Ventress, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Friday, June 25, 2021, when his OH-58 Agricultural Aerial Application helicopter crashed while working in Alpine, Alabama. Zachary, Army Aviator, was assigned to 1st Assault Helicopter Battal…

Eula Ann Jarreau, a native and resident of New Roads, La, passed away on June 26, 2021 at the age of 94.  Eula was a member of the False River Lions Club and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  She was previously employed at Bergeron Pecan Plant before she retired and spent her time as a homemaker …

Ivars Darrow Valdry was born on August 21, 1930, to Leon E. Valdry, Sr. and Mary Jacob Valdry in Bueche, Louisiana. Darrow, as he was more commonly known, departed this life on June 23, 2021. Darrow attended Immaculate Conception Church as a child, but was a longtime member of St. Augustine …

An extraordinary man, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Affectionately known as “Uncle Boy” or “Gauthier”. Harry Joseph Kador departed from his earthly home on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge, LA. He was born on August 14,1937 in Ventress, Louis…

Leroy Langlois Jr. was a dearly loved father, grandfather, brother, and friend passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at Pointe Coupee General Hospital. He was born on September 18, 1956 and was 64 years of age. He was a resident of Livonia, La and was employed by Reliable Production Services.…

Dr. Herbert Kay Plauché, 82, of Cashiers, NC, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Born in Morganza, LA, on August 28, 1938, he was the son of the late Emerson Stanford Plauché and Martha Rohlf Plauché. He was preceded in death by wife Catherine Reiss Plauch…

“I am weary of crying, my throat is dried, mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.”                Psalm 69:3

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Forever and much loved, Helen Jeanpierre Sutton embraced her homegoing on Thursday, June 10, 2021. She was the second of five children born on September 3, 1932 to Gertrude Modeliste and Paul Jeanpierre, Sr. She was a long-time resident of New Roads, Louisiana, and a devout member of St. Aug…

A dearly loved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. A native of Bunkie, La. and resident of Morganza, La., passed away peacefully surrounded by his children and family on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home in New Roads. He was a retired Sheet Metal Foreman emp…

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul. Psalm 23:1-3.

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