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.

Joanita Delilah Owens Teer, a native of Boyce, Louisiana and a resident of New Roads, Louisiana passed away at Pointe Coupee Healthcare on January 14, 2020.  She was 89 and a former resident of Ventress, Louisiana.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Joanita is survived by sons Jimmy …

“Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories.”Carolyn Lorain Taylor Olinde gained her angel wings on January 21, 2020 at 5:15 am, returning home to be with her beloved parents and sister at the age of 71.  She was born in East Baton Rouge Parish on October 8, 1…

Virginia (Ginnie) Lee Hammett Major, born June 3rd, 1947 passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, January 19th.  Ginnie, known to most as Honey, was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi.  Honey received her PhD (Poydras High Diploma) in May 1965 and went on to work at Pointe Coupee General Ho…

Virginia Landry DeSoto, 80 a native of Angola, LA and a resident of New Roads, LA. She passed away at 12:30 a.m.  on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ovide DeSoto, Sr.; one daughter, Christine Desoto Miglicco (John Paul); two sons, Ovide DeSoto, Jr. and …

McLin, Joseph Claude (Jay)2 Timothy 4:7&8 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 …

Mary Franklin died Thursday January 9, 2020 at Pointe Coupee General Hospital at the age of 85. Visiting will Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Funeral service will be Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church at 12:00 noon. Int…

Delvin Richard died Monday January 6, 2020 in Pineville, La. at the age of 27. Visiting will be Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at 152 Highway 3050 Morganza, La. A religious service will be Saturday, January 18, 2020 at St. Mary Baptist Church Lettsworth, La. at 10:00 a…

Amber Nichole Major Kuykendall passed away on Saturday January 4, 2020 at the age of 36. Amber was born in Baton Rouge, LA to Kenneth and Linda Major on June 18, 1983. She was a graduate of Point Coupee Catholic High School class of 2001.           She was currently employed at Beau Rivage T…

Joseph Smullen, a lifelong resident of New Roads, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at the age of 60. Visitation will be on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. until service of the Word of God at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in New Roads, La. Interment will be in the churc…

Virginia Guarino Lorusso, 91, passed away peacefully at home on December 25, 2019. She was born in Pointe Coupee Parish on August 7, 1928. Virginia attended pre-nursing at Louisiana State University and graduated from the Registered Nursing program at the Charity School of Nursing. She was p…

Lester B. "L.B." Freeman, Jr., age 74, passed away Monday morning December 30, 2019. Born on November 19, 1945, he was a native of Batchelor, LA and a resident of New Roads, LA. He was a loving and caring father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. He graduated in 1964 from Innis High School an…

Bernett Grevious, former Maringouin Police Officer and lifelong resident of Maringouin, passed away Wednesday December 25, 2019 at The Carpenter House at the age of 67. Visitation was Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 11140 Highw…

Filice Crump Wilson, a native of Maringouin, resident of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayette Georgia at the age of 100. Graveside Service will be Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Roselawn Memorial Park, 4045 North St. Bat…

Chenita Renee Carter, a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital at the age of 27. Visiting was Friday, January 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Resting Place Funeral Home, 7840 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, La. Funeral was…

He was a longtime resident of New Roads and Morganza, La., was born in New Orleans and passed away on December 25, 2019 at the age of 93. He was a WW II Veteran of the 9th Army Air Force serving in England, France and Germany. He was also a longtime member of American Legion Post 248. He wor…

Carolyn Lorine (Thomas) Lundy, a native of Arkansas and resident of Lottie, LA, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the age of 81. Carolyn was a homemaker and a member of the Fordoche Baptist Church. She loved to fish, to bake and decorate cakes, craft projects, and teaching VBS. She…

Linda Mary Jarreau 71 a native of Melville, LA and a resident of New Roads, LA. She passed away in Baton Rouge, LA at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2019. Visitation will be on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at St Mary of False River Catholic Church in New Roads from 8:30 a.m. until a Mass of …

Ruby Mae Joseph entered eternal life on Thursday, December 12, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Ruby was born to the union of the late Doville Joseph and Agnes Gremillion Joseph on February 17, 1945 in (Dupont), Ventress, Louisiana. Ruby blessed family, friends, strangers, believers and…

A native and resident of Ventress, La., Buck passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at his home, at the age of 79. He was a retired operator from Tembec and he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rita Marcelle Reed David; daughter, Denise Marcelle David …

Elizabeth Audrey Trosclair, a lifelong resident of Maringouin, passed away Tuesday December 10, 2019 at the age of 87. Visiting was Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at A. Wesley Funeral Home 10810 Ventress Dr. Maringouin, La. Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, Decem…

Murrel Lacour Willis, a lifelong resident of New Roads, passed away Monday December 9, 2019 at Carrington Place at the age of 71. Visitingwas held Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church New Roads, La. Interment in …

James “Ronnie” Sterling passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Hospice of Baton Rouge at the age of 68. Visiting was Friday, December 13, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at A. Wesley Funeral Home 10810 Ventress Dr. Maringouin, La. Funeral was Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at New Light …

A native and resident of Livonia, he passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Pointe Coupee Health Care at the age of 75. He was retired from Louisiana DOTD. Buck was a kind and caring man and loved his cats, dogs and caring for the neighbors. He was an avid fisherman and loved hunting in…

Thomas passed away doing what he loved best, feeding his cattle, at the place he loved best, his childhood and lifetime home on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. He was a loving & devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved gardening & raising cattle.  Most of all,…

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