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.

A native and resident of New Roads, she passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Pointe Coupee General Hospital at the age of 74. She was a former employee of Lindsly Auto Parts, former Avon representative, Catechism Teacher and was active in Woodmen of the World and Ladies Woodcraft. She h…

A native of White Castle, La. and resident of Ventress, La., he passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:37 am at the LaCour House in New Roads at the age of 89. He retired from Sunbeam Bread after 30 years of service and also worked for Maggio GMC. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served …

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Robert Allen Merrell “Da Dawg” was called home to our Lord on April 27, 2021 at the age of 60. Robert was born on July 25, 1960. He leaves behind his wife of 20 years Yvonne Knapp Merrell, children Christopher Merrell Sr., Austin Merrell (Anna), Crystal Merrell (Jamie) and Valerie Ingram (Ra…

A resident of Morganza, La., died on the evening of Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Adams; sons, Brian and James Raub; nieces, Kristina LaCaze and Andi Stein; nephew, David Smith; six grandchildre…

Joseph C. “Jody” Bueche, III, a resident of Bueche, La passed away on April 25, 2021 at the age of 64. Jody spent his time being a devoted caregiver to his parents, Velma and Joseph Bueche, Jr. He was compassionate and selfless, and these characteristics always shined most when showing his l…

Juliette LaCour Sandoz, 89, of Baton Rouge passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 in Baton Rouge. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee Historical Society and a member of the Ladies Altar Society for St. Mary of False River…

Samuel “Tooshay” Jackson departed this life on Monday, April 12, 2021, at his residence in New Roads, LA.  He was a graduate of Rosenwald High School, class of 1961.  He was employed byOlinde’s Furniture Store for many years and at Walmart until his retirement. He was a man of few words and …

A native of Chaneyville and resident of Batchelor, he passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center at the age of 86. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Korean Conflict, 10th Mountaineering Division. He was a member of the Operating Engine…

Arnold Fred Walter Hess, Jr. was called home to our Lord on April 10, 2021 at the young age of 84.  Arnold was born on November 7, 1936 to Arnold FW, Sr. and Addis Hess in Morganza, La.  He leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Monica “Missy” Browning Hess; children, Lisa Robillard (Brett), Wi…

Landry “Loon” Davis, Sr. passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Friday, April 9, 2021 at the age of 93. A native of New Roads, Louisiana. He was born August 15, 1927 in Ventress, Louisiana.  He began his career at Jarreau’s Garage as a mechanic for 25 years. He continued …

Larry Paul LeBlanc Sr., a native and resident of Lakeland, La, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the age of 82.  Larry served in the Airforce in the Korean War and was a member of the Louisiana National Guard.  He was a graduate of Rougon High School and South Eastern University wit…

Anthony Lee Allen, a native of Lettsworth, LA. and resident of Morganza, LA. left this world for eternal rest on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Pointe Coupee General Hospital at the age of 45. A former HydroBlast Technician at Turner Industries. He is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Rh…

Joseph Albert Didier, Jr. was 79 years of age and a native of New Roads, Louisiana. He peacefully passed on March 25, 2021 in Poplarville, Mississippi. Joseph attended LSU and USL; he taught Drafting, Woodworking, Mechanical Drawing and History during his 33 years at Chalmette High School. W…

Dr. Harry John Kellerman, 86, died peacefully at his home on March 29, 2021. A longtime practitioner of medicine in Pointe Coupee Parish, he was known for his dedication to his patients. In the early years of his medical practice he routinely made house calls at the end of his work day and o…

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Funeral services were held on March 27, 2021, at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, Louisiana, for Joseph Charles Giglio, Sr., 91, who passed from this life to the next on March 23, 2021, surrounded by those he loved and who loved him…

Glendon Matthew Myer was born on August 17, 1943 and passed away on March 25, 2021. He was born to the late Jeannette Boudreaux and Wilson Myer, Sr. Glendon attended Rosenwald High School in New Roads, Louisiana. He was formerly employed with Coca-Cola Bottling Company and Premium Parking. A…

Rita LaCoste Serio, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many died at the age of 100 on Saturday, March 27, 2021.  She was born on August 27, 1920 to Arneau and Eugenie (Berthelot) LaCoste in Raccourci, Louisiana.  She married Charles “Charlie” J. …

With great sadness, we announce the loss of Diane Marie Huguet Watson, who lost her second battle with cancer on March 24, 2021, at the age of 68. She was a resident of Jarreau, Louisiana, and originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is survived by her husband of 16 years Mickey Watson, h…

Amy was 61, a native of Fordoche, La. She passed away peacefully on March 18, 2021 in Hammond, La. She was dearly loved and will be forever missed and always in our hearts. Amy is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Brittany and Kalyn Jeansonne of Ponchatoula, La three grand-daughters, H…

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A native of Maringouin, La. and a resident of Port Allen, La., Morris Bellelo passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at the age of 91.  Morris was a successful businessman and respected by all who knew him.  He and his wife founded and established Bellelo’s Furniture an…

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John Hardy Kimble, a resident of Fordoche, went to meet our Lord Jesus Christ on March 5, 2021, at the age of 79. He was born in Simmesport, Louisiana on December 28, 1941. John Hardy was a retired Iron Worker from Local 623. He was a member of Fordoche Baptist Church, where he attended wors…

It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of our tragic loss. On Friday March 12, 2021 Callie Cifreo Hardin died in Gautier, Mississippi. She was born in New Roads, Louisiana on February 18, 1968. Callie is survived by her sons, Blake Moorehead and Tyler Hardin; granddaughter Kenley Moorhea…

George L. Bailey, Jr., 74, a native of Baton Rouge, La. and resident of New Roads, La. passed on Friday, February 26, 2021, due to natural causes. He was a United States Naval Veteran who served his country in Vietnam. He is proceeded in death by his father, George L. Bailey, Sr., and his mo…

A Celebration of Life for Robert Lee LeBlanc will be held at the Latanache Baptist Church of Hall of Batchelor on Sunday, March 14th, 2021 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm with Military Honors at 2:00pm. Robert LeBlanc, age 73, passed away at his home in Batchelor on Thursday, March 11th, 2021. Robert…

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