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.

Carol Mercelus Debetaz, a lifelong resident of Morganza, died peacefully at his home on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the age of 86. Carol was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who enjoyed the simple things in life. He cherished his wife of 63 years, Anna Joyce, gardenin…

Martin Luther Duris, 89, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Crabtree Lane Foster Home in Troy, MI.

Jeffrey Charles Hurme, surrounded by his loving family, passed away at his home on Saturday June 27, 2020.  He was a native of New York and a resident of New Roads, Louisiana for 47 years.  Jeff was born on March 1, 1945.  He graduated with a BA degree from Grove City College, Grove City, Pe…

A native and resident of Livoina, Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the age of 69. Preceded in death by her soul-mate husband, Howard (Tubby) Soileau. She is survived by her children, daughter, Christie Soileau Jones, son in law, Butch Jones, son, Timothy James Soileau and…

A native of Baton Rouge and resident of Morganza, she passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10:45 am at her home. She was 72 and a graduate of Istrouma High School. She is survived by her daughter, Stacy Gabor; son, David Gabor and wife Monica; sister-in-law, Angela Gabor; brother-in-law…

Joseph Holmes Jr., a native of Lettsworth, LA, departed this life on June 11, 2020 at the age of 78. Visitation was held on Saturday June 20, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church, 9067 LA 1, Lettsworth, LA. Funeral service began at 11:00 a.m. Interment immed…

Lil Ricky Louis Threeton II, 22 a resident of Maringouin, LA passed away shortly after 2:00 am on Saturday, June 20, 2020. He was an electrician helper with Troy LeBlanc. Lil Ricky was an amazing mentor to his younger brother, Brock. He had a huge heart, loved everyone he met, and genuinely …

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

David Allen Didier, proud native of New Roads, Louisiana, passed on to his heavenly reward peacefully on June 16, 2020 in Covington, Louisiana. He was 73 years of age. David attended LSU as well as the School of Banking of the South; he was a banker for 42 years while working for American Ba…

Ray Weill Weil, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana and resident of Livonia, Louisiana, passed away on June 9, 2020 at her home at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon D. Weil, a grandson, Justin Lenard Weil, her parents Bernice and Leopold Weill Sr., her sister, Emeli…

Sharon Kay Lewis Self 72, a native of Big Springs, TX and a resident of Batchelor, LA.,  passed away in New Roads, LA on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 3:30 a.m. Sharron was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by one daughter, Amy Self, one son Kenny Self(Natalie), broth…

Josephine Courville Bizette, “Josie”, age 90, a resident of Lakeland, passed away June 12, 2020 in New Roads. She was 90 years old and a native of Mix, Louisiana. She graduated from Poydras High School, and worked for Bergeron’s Pecan Plant for 60 years. She was preceded in death by her husb…

Numa Joseph Aucoin 90, a native of Morganza, LA and a resident of Lakeland, LA. He passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 1:00 a.m. He is survived by his wife, Shirley P. Aucoin: sons, Mark Aucoin(Stephanie) and Paul Aucoin(Angela); sisters, Shirley A. …

Gloria Mae Mullen Beran – Born May 12, 1930, in Jennings, LA – Lost her battle with COVID-19 on Thursday, May 14, at 8:55 p.m. at Pointe Coupee Healthcare Nursing Facility in New Roads, LA. She is survived by daughter Connie Lewis and daughter-in-law, Debbie Berry. Granddaughters Nina Patric…

Clarence Joseph age 70 of Baltimore, MD , passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the Gilchrist Center in Towson, after a lengthy illness and COVID-19. Born June 9,1949 in New Roads, LA to Clarence Sr and Lucinda Johnson Joseph. He was the eldest of the six children. Clarence is survived by w…

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race”. These words aptly describe the life and times of Inez Rita LeCoq Serio. Just after sunrise on June 6, 2020 the angels came to her beloved family home to escort our beautiful blue-eyed girl to be forever in the presence of her Lord and…

Gladys McDonald Olinde, “Mac”, age 93, a resident of New Roads, passed away May 31, 2020 in New Roads, from natural causes. She was born December 12, 1926 in Liberty Miss. She graduated from McComb High School, attended LSU where she received a degree in Physical Education. There she met her…

Leola T. Hebert’s life began on November 7, 1921 in Lakeland Louisiana to the proud parents of Creasey and Matthew Batiste. She was baptized at St. Augustine Catholic Church where she was a member until joining her heavenly Father on May 25, 2020 at Pointe Coupee General Hospital in New Road…

Donna Grimmer, a native of Baton Rouge and resident of Livonia, departed this life at the age of 35. Donna is survived by her children, Bryce and Jordan Grimmer; father Donald Sparks; mother & step-father Cheri & Harvie Fontenot; sisters Sonya Sullivan & Rebecca Sparks; step-sist…

Judy Ann Guerin passed away on May 15, 2020 at the age of 61.  She was a mother, grandmother, sister, cousin, and friend.  She fought a long battle with cancer. She was born and raised in New Roads, La.  Judy loved her hometown, cats, music, word puzzles and her family and friends. Preceded …

Nicky Robert Babineau, a native of Hinton, West Virginia and a resident of Denham Springs, Louisiana for many years, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife Cheryl Kaye Babineau; his children Kim Perkins (Brad) and Robbi…

Booker “June” Knighten Jr., a native of Maringouin and resident of Baton Rouge, Booker Knighten Jr. departed this life on Thursday May 21, 2020 at his home at the age of 79. He is survived by his four children, Jennifer (Danny) Veals, Isha Woolfolk, Cedrick (Kendra) Woolfolk, and Johnester (…

Brandon Gustin died on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He is finally at peace. He is survived by his daughter, Kelcie Harris. His Dad, Danny Gustin and Mom, Gloria Gustin. His brother, Sean Gustin (Kami Roberts). His sister Danielle Gros (Cody) and niece, Charlee Gros. And grandmother, Jean Dunaway…

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Bella Ramagos Purpera passed away at Pointe Coupee Healthcare on May 23, 2020 at the age of 102. She was a beloved sister, mother, grandmother and aunt. She operated her own beauty salon until the age of 82. She was a lifelong member of St Ann’s Catholic Church and a member of St Ann’s Catho…

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