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Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

The staff members of Rhodes Family of Businesses will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.
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Our Obituaries

Cheryl Renee Teamer

August 21, 2021

Cheryl Renee Teamer was a caring daughter, sister, aunt, mentor and friend. She was called home on August 21, 2021. She was born to Charles C. Teamer Sr. and Mary Alice Dixon Teamer on October 24, 1963 in Longview, Texas. She was the beloved sister of Charles C. Teamer Jr. (Karen Trass) and Roderic F. Teamer Sr. (Toya Barnes). Cheryl was a proud graduate of Ursuline Academy, Class of 1981. She...
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Anita Hoover Crump

August 12, 2021

Dr. Anita Hoover Crump, retired principal of Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School, died on August 12th of complications following gallbladder surgery. She was 91 years old. Dr. Crump was married to the late Leroy Crump for over 50 years. They had no children. Dr. Crump, a life-long New Orleanian, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Master of Arts degree in Guidance and...
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Thomas Alonzo Hyde

August 12, 2021

Well done, thou Good and Faithful Servant...enter thou into the joy of the Lord." Mathew 25:21 Thomas Alonzo Hyde Jr., a native of New Orleans, La. departed this life on 8/12/2021 at the age of 67. Thomas Hyde was a graduate of Alcee Fortier High School and Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO). Mr. Hyde was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Incorporated, Sigma Lambda Chapter of New Orleans....
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Therrina Esther Eden

August 7, 2021

Therrina Esther Eden went to be with the Lord on August 7th, 2021 at the age of 47. Loving daughter of Omaira Vargas Eden & the late Theodore T. Eden Sr. She was the beloved mother of Roderick A. Jones, Jr. and Tierra E. Jones. Devoted sister to Theresa Eden Rounds (Michael) , Theodore T. Eden, Jr.(Clara), Thyrone Eden, Thelma Eden Smith and Carlton Stamp. She was loved and is survived by 6...
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Christy Victoria Hall

July 10, 2021

Christy "Kiki" Victoria Hall entered eternal paradise on July 10, 2021, at the age of 63 years. She was born on October 17, 1957, the loving and affectionate daughter of the late Leo John and Nathalie Villavasso Hall, and was the third born of four girls. She was the devoted and loving mother of Larry (Angel) Hall, Victoria (James) Jenkins Bangham and Leo Jenkins; adoring grandmother of Madison...
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Raymond Anatole Joseph

June 28, 2021

Raymond Anatole Joseph, age 89, a native of St. James, LA and current resident of Jonesboro, GA., departed this life on Wednesday, June 28, 2021. Raymond is survived by his sister-in-law, Ordean Joseph of Donaldsonville, LA., three children; Stanley Joseph of Marietta, GA, Yolande Turner of Jonesboro, GA. and Tony Joseph of New Orleans; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a host of...
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Hazel Larks Hansberry

June 28, 2021

Hazel Larks Hansberry departed this life on Monday, June 28, 2021 at the age of 88. She was the wife of the late Tom Hansberry. Daughter of the late Isaac Larks and Annie Lena Dempsey. The mother of Patricia Hansberry Walls (Emanuel III). Sister of Linda Dempsey. God mother of Laquita Dixon and a devoted friend Linward J. Martin Jr. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other...
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Clarence Joseph Young

June 3, 2021

Clarence Joseph Young, a retired Lieutenant Colonel passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Austin, TX, at the age of 93. He was born on September 15, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. Beloved husband of Natalie Monconduit Young for 68 years. Son of the late Clarence Young Sr. and Manuella Young. Father of Carolyn Young, Christina Silva (Daniel) and the late Carl Young (Angela). Grandfather of Michael...
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Rita Walker

June 1, 2021

Rita Cornelius Maria Bell Walker (Granny), of New Orleans, Louisiana passed away on June 1, 2021. She was born to parents Joseph and Agnes Bell, on November 03, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Xavier Prep in 1945 where she went on to study Nursing at Charity Hospital. Rita worked as a LPN Nurse for many years. After numerous years of service in the medical field, she retired...
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James Wilbert Lee, Jr.

April 30, 2021

James Wilbert Lee, Jr. was born September 28, 1939, to the union of James W. Lee, Sr., and Sylvia Collins-Lee. Jim, as he was affectionately known to everyone, graduated from Walter L. Cohen High School in 1957 and enlisted in the United States Army. Upon honorable discharge, he attended and graduated from SUNO with a degree in accounting. Upon graduation, Jim was employed by the following...
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Mechelle Adele Lea

April 24, 2021

Mechelle Adele Lea was given wings and took flight to a place of eternal rest on Saturday, April 24, 2021 Mechelle was born in New Orleans, LA to Mary Dalton Lea and the late Andrew Lea Sr. on April 10, 1964. She accepted Christ as her savior and was baptized at Pilgrim Progress Missionary Baptist Church by the late Rev. Dr. John Francis Jr. Mechelle was educated in the Orleans Parish School...
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Melvin Gerald Williams

March 8, 2021

Melvin Gerald Williams departed this life on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the age 31. Beloved fiancé of Nakita Williams. Loving son of Gwendolyn Williams and Melvin G. Moore. Devoted father of Eden, Melvin Williams, Jr. and Step daughter Aryelle Williams. Brother of Michael Williams (Quontney Williams) and Shayla Williams. Melvin is also survived by his children's mother, Shalece Williams, a...
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Cynthia Hinkel Caliste

March 6, 2021

Cynthia Hinkel Caliste entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at the age of 71. She was the daughter of the late Shelby Hinkel, Sr. and the late Bernadine DeBlanc Hinkel. She was the loving and supportive mother to Damon David Caliste and Lesley Caliste Payton and her husband Johnnie, and nurturing grandmother to Jaelyn Breanne and Jiyah Brielle Payton who were her two "Rays of...
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Valrie Louis Perkins, Jr.

February 14, 2021

Valrie Louis Perkins, Jr. departed this life on Sunday February 14, 2021 at the age of 64. Son of the late Herman and Betty Miller and Valrie Perkins, Sr. Father of 10 daughters, Englysha, Charlotta, Enjoli, Valeria, Alexis, Ashante, Eboni, Tikesha, Ariel, Skye, and 1 son Valrie Perkins, III. Brother of Shelia, Darren, Karen, Michael and Marcel. He is also survived by 21 grandchildren and a host...
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Peggy Robert-Meilleur

January 24, 2021

Peggy Robert-Meilleur was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 10, 1946 and passed peacefully on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at the age of 74. Wife of the late Marcel R. Meilleur, Sr., daughter of the late John Claude Robert, Jr. and Irene Rivarde Robert. Peggy attended Epiphany, St. Paul the Apostle and St. Mary's Academy. In her early years, she loved working alongside her father in his...
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Gregory Barrinton McKnight

January 20, 2021

Gregory Barrington McKnight, loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and dear friend passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at the age of 72. Gregory Barrington McKnight was born on May 2, 1948 to parents, Thomas and Pauline McKnight. He grew up as the eldest of three kids with his younger siblings Thurman and Lora McKnight. Greg was an army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War...
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Harlean Banks

January 15, 2021

Harlean Butler Banks was born to the union of the late Alfred Butler Sr. and Elouise Henry Butler Tate on December 21, 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She departed this life on Friday, January 15, 2021 at University Medical Center. Harlean was baptized, confirmed and married at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was a graduate of Jack Yates High School (Houston TX)...
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Freddie Davis Estelle, Jr.

December 16, 2020

Freddie Davis "Fred" Estelle Jr. entered peacefully into eternal life on Thursday December 10, 2020 at the age of 36 surrounded by family and friends. He was born on July 20, 1984 to Pearl B. Dupard and the late Freddie D. Estelle Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Kenner, LA. He graduated from East Jefferson High School in 2003 and accepted Christ at an early age. He was an employer at Fed Ex and...
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Darryl Robinson, Sr.

December 13, 2020

Darryl Robinson, Sr. departed this life on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at the age of 59. Beloved husband of Darlene Robinson. Son of Wilma Robinson and the late James Robinson. Devoted father of Darryl Robinson, Jr. (Hillery), Lashunda Stevenson, Jermaine Robinson (Raven), Jerome Robinson, Darryl Stevenson, Lashaun Stevenson, Dwayne Stevenson, Tiffany Reed, and the late Kelvin Stevenson. Devoted...
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Vivian Berry Young

November 30, 2020

Vivian Berry-Young departed this life on Monday, November 30, 2020 at the age of 88. She was the wife of the late Bert Leroy Young, Jr. The daughter of the late Ollie and Anna W. Berry. She was the mother of Sybil Young-Richson (Lenard), Sister of Bernice V. Berry. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Shaundrya Porter, Brandon Vicks (Latoya), and Lorie Y Dinkins (Tosha), six great...
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Joan Dell Malbrough Allen

November 20, 2020

Joan Dell Malbrough Allen was born June 21, 1941 to the late Wilton Gleason and Marjorie Perry Claiborne in New Orleans, Louisiana. On Friday November 20, 2020 she took her last breath and transitioned to be with the Lord. Joan Dell Malbrough Allen accepted Christ at an early age and studied to become a licensed minister. She was licensed at Beaver Meadow Baptist Church in Mississippi under the...
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Nancy Mae Sanford

November 9, 2020

Nancy Mae Sanford entered into Eternal Rest on Monday, November 9, 2020 at the age of 101. She was a Native of Slaughter, La. and a resident of New Orleans La. Nancy was born in Slaughter La. to the late Anna Hills and Monroe Etters. She was a retired Domestic Worker. She was the wife of the Late Johnny Sanford (Manboy) and Loving Companion of Oscar Bourgeois. Beloved Mother of Edna Dodson (Ralph...
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Audrey Bougere Joseph

October 28, 2020

Audrey Bougere Joseph, age 84, a native of Plattenville, Louisiana and current resident of Jonesboro, Ga., departed this life on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Audrey is survived by her husband Raymond Anatole Joseph, currently of Jonesboro, GA.; sister, Agnes Riviore of New Orleans; sister-in-law, Ordean Joseph of Donaldsonville, LA; three children, Stanley Joseph of Marietta, GA, Yolande Turner...
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Norwood Chapman, Jr.

October 16, 2020

Norwood Chapman, Jr. departed this life on Thursday October 16, 2020 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Elaine Cato Chapman; Son of the late Norwood Chapman, Sr. and Roxie Matthews Chapman; Loving father of Deanna Chapman Granger(George) and Dr. Nicole Chapman Griffin; Brother of Lemmie Chapman Sr., Elnora Chapman Moore, Foxie Chapman Gray, William Henry Chapman(Georgiana), Gladys Chapman...
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Raymond Lionel Reed

October 7, 2020

Raymond Lionel Reed a native of New Orleans, LA, entered into eternal rest on October 7, 2020 at the age of 73. He was a proud graduate of Walter L. Cohen Sr. High School in the graduating class of 1968. He was a Longshoreman with the International Longshoremen Association Local 3000 until he retired in 2019 after 47 years of dedicated service. He is preceded in death by his parents Alfred Reed,...
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Helen Marie Dangerfield-Williams

September 27, 2020

Helen Marie Dangerfield - Williams (Mama Helen) was born August 19,1945, in New Orleans Louisiana to the late Sophia Brown and the late Wilson Dangerfield. She was raised by the late Thomas Brown Senior and recognized him as her father. She passed away in her home on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 5:35p.m., in Kenner Louisiana surrounded by family. Helen was educated in Orleans Parish school...
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Leotha Smith

September 21, 2020

Leotha Smith departed this life on Monday, September 21, 2020 at the age of 64. The daughter of the late Charles Smith and Annie-Bell Smith. The mother of James Smith, Lerinthia Smith and Alvin Smith. She is also survived by 3 brothers, 10 sisters, 5 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral...
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James E. Chapman, Sr.

September 19, 2020

Reverend James E. Chapman, Sr. departed this life on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of 76. The son of the late Henry Chapman, Sr. and Geneva Chapman. The husband of Jacqueline A. Green Chapman. Father of James E. Chapman, Jr., Connie Chapman Delmore, Eunice Green, Tracy Johnson, Dominique Drummer and the late Anthony Washington and Adam D. Green. He is also survived by brothers: Leon...
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Velma Hicks

September 13, 2020

Velma Hicks, a native of New Orleans, transitioned from labor to reward at Ochsner Medical Center on Sunday, September 13, 2020. She was born to the late Henry and Velma B. Brown on June 30, 1928. The beloved wife of Albert E. Hicks, Sr. A devoted mother of Carol Ann Hicks, Lynn Moore (Alonza), Albert E. Hicks, Jr. (Marilyn), and Tremel Y. Hicks. A wonderful and caring grandmother to Alona N....
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Clarence Jones, Jr.

September 12, 2020

Mr. Clarence "Tampa" Jones Jr, age 93, was granted his angel wings on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Touro Hospital surrounded by his family. Clarence was a native of Bentonia, Mississippi and resided in New Orleans, Louisiana for over 60 years. He was a firm believer in God and attended Mt. Rock Baptist Church. He leaves to cherish his memories his children: Clarence Jones III, Gladystine ...
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O'Neil Woods

September 3, 2020

O'Neil Woods passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 3, 2020. He was born on November 9, 1929 to the union of the late Alexander Woods and Eola O'Neil Woods. O'Neil was raised in a Christian home and was baptized by the late Rev. A.L. Davis Jr. As a member of New Zion Baptist church O'Neil was a member of the Usher Board and the Benevolent Society. O'Neil Woods loved his pastor, church...
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Eddie Muse

August 12, 2020

Eddie Muse entered eternal life on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was born to the late Charlie Muse Jr. and Mollie Robins Muse. Eddie was united in Holy Matrimony to Mardria Hayes Muse on April 2, 1950. He was blessed with one daughter, Shirley Muse Francois, and one son, William "Richard" Armstead. He is survived by his grandchildren, Andrea and Alanna Francois, Derek and Darnell Armstead; great...
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Raymond LeConte Brown

August 7, 2020

Raymond (Ray) LeConte Brown, was called from Labor to Reward on Friday, August 7, 2020, at the age of 55. He was the beloved son of Gladys Barber Brown and Raymond Brown; Brother in Christ to Ellie Randolph (Yvette) and Leona Swain (Lonnie); Proud Godfather of Alisha Maison; Godson of Nathaniel LaCour (Connie) and Josie LaCour. Raymond was preceded in death by his grandfather's, Wilbert Barber...
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Cory Martin Williams

August 6, 2020

Cory Martin Williams departed this life on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the age of 65. He was born October 31, 1954 to the late Earl Williams and Delores Roberts Williams. Cory was the beloved father of Chane Martin Williams and Cameron Joseph Williams and grandfather of Cailan Joseph Williams. He is also survived by brothers Earl B. Williams, Sr. and Bryan A. Williams, Sr., sisters Kim W. Buras...
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Raphael Gerard Meyers II

August 3, 2020

Raphael Gerard Meyers, II of New Orleans, LA, passed away at his home on August 3, 2020 at the age of 31 years old. Ray-Ray was a beloved son, brother and father. Ray-Ray leaves to cherish his memory to his father, Raphael G. Meyers, Sr. (Elizabeth); his mother, Marie Roussel-Meyers; his two sons, Eli and Leo Ray; his brother, Larry Meyers; his sisters, Kelsey Meyers and Tiffany Charlot; his...
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Martha L. Atkins

July 24, 2020

Martha L. Atkins a native of New Orleans, LA passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at the age of 67. She is survived by three daughters; Tamica Williams Reed, Markeila Hammond, Freda Hammond; one son, Earl Hammond; four brothers Kenneth Lagarde Sr. of New Orleans, LA; Leslie C. Winbush of Houston TX, Andre Aguillard of Slidell, LA and Kerry C. Aguillard of Arlington TX; five sisters: Tamary Hunter...
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Dorothy Sanders Bailey

July 15, 2020

Dorothy Sanders Bailey, 100 years of age, of New Orleans, died peacefully July 15, 2020, in Minneapolis. During her final days, she was surrounded by all her children and lifted up in prayers by the countless people whose lives she touched. Dorothy (Mama Dot) was born November 1, 1919, in New Orleans, to Hippolite and Lucy Sanders. She attended Holy Redeemer, St. Raymond Catholic, Valena C....
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Jeanne Cunningham Augustine

July 12, 2020

Jeanne Marie Cunningham Augustine was born on June 5, 1930 to parents Edna "Ruby" Francis and Joseph H. Cunningham. She grew up in New Orleans, where she attended James Lewis Elementary School, J.W Hoffman Junior High, and graduated from McDonough No. 35 Senior High School in 1946. She finished in the top 20% of her class, while serving as a member of the French Club, Science Club, and...
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Maggie Selina Carter Butler

June 25, 2020

On June 25, 2020, Maggie Selina Carter Butler, 88, entered into eternal rest to be with the Lord. She was born to the union of Joseph Carter and Alberta Stalk Carter on February 5, 1932. She was raised by her aunt, Lillie B. Cornish, having lost her mother in childbirth when she was 4 years old. Maggie was baptized at Hopeful Baptist Church in Hilleryville, LA and graduated from Lowery High in...
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Vera Ann Hanson Prosper

June 22, 2020

Vera Ann Hanson-Prosper departed this life on Monday, June 22, 2020 at the age of 70. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, she was born on March 25, 1950 to the union of the late Louis Hanson, Sr. and Maria W. Perkins-Hanson. The oldest of three siblings, Vera was educated in the Orleans Parish school system. She attended Joseph A. Craig Elementary school, McDonough 41 Junior High School, and she...
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Rosalie Marguerite Hebert

June 16, 2020

Rosalie Marguerite Hébert, née Lawrence, Mémère Rose, AKA Rosie, passed away peacefully at The Sanctuary Hospice on June 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born in the New Orleans Seventh Ward in 1938 to Chester and Emma Antoinette Morris Lawrence lifelong parishioners of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. She received her compulsory education at St. Raymond Catholic...
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Tito Angel Castillo

June 13, 2020

Tito Angel Pleitez Castillo, departed this life on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the age of 41; He is survived by his sons; Bryan Eduardo Pleitez and Marcos David Pleitez; his father, Marcos Pleitez; his mother, Maria C. Castillo de Pleitez and the mother of his children, Patricia Ramires. He is survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends. Tito was preceded in death by his...
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Emelda Fritz Jeanmarie

May 25, 2020

Emelda Fritz Jeanmarie, age 94, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10:15 p.m. at The Sanctuary Passages Hospice. Mrs. Jeanmarie was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a retired employee of Sears, Roebuck and Co. She was passionate about her faith and dedicated to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. During her lifetime she was a registered parishioner of Holy Redeemer, St....
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Barbara Gusman Normand

May 22, 2020

Barbara Gusman Normand, 85, from New Orleans, LA passed away on May 22, 2020 at East Jefferson Hospital. Barbara was born in New Orleans, LA to Theodore and Marguerite Gusman, Sr. in May of 1935. She earned her bachelor's degree from Xavier University in 1956 and spent her career as a teacher and librarian in the New Orleans and Philadelphia Public School systems. With her strong...
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Sandra Paul

January 5, 2020

Sandra "Tee Tee" Paul, 75, returned to her heavenly home on January 5, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through her journey on this side of heaven. Sandra was born to the late Alexander Paul Sr. and Sophronia W. Paul, in New Orleans, LA on April 7, 1944. She is the sister of Alexander Paul, Adriene Martin, the late Lorraine Paul, and Vanessa Cameron. She...
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Sandra Paul

January 5, 2020

Sandra "Tee Tee" Paul, 75, returned to her heavenly home on January 5, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through her journey on this side of heaven. Sandra was born to the late Alexander Paul Sr. and Sophronia W. Paul, in New Orleans, LA on April 7, 1944. She is the sister of Alexander Paul, Adriene Martin, the late Lorraine Paul, and Vanessa Cameron. She...
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Andrea Tia Bell

January 2, 2020

Andrea Tia Bell answered the Lord's call on January 2, 2020, at the age of 53. Beloved daughter of Mable J. Bell and the late Andrew Bell. Loving sister of Thaddeus, Shasta, and Leonard Bell, Marionette Pleasant and Candice Bolden. Proud aunt of Candice and Christopher Pleasant, Aaron Bell and Brooke Bolden. Dear friend of Nikki Sias. She is survived by a host of other relatives and friends....
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Roberta Ann Thomas

January 2, 2020

Roberta Ann "Monkey" Thomas received her wings on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the age of 72. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late George Thomas and Rose Coleman. Roberta was loved by Theodore "Baddie" Collins and had two devoted daughters Treshawn (Mark) Brown and Trellis Thomas (Torey Rogers). She is survived by 3 grandchildren Ja'Kobe Alexander, Jay'den Thomas and Marley Brown...
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Theodore H. Jones, Jr.

November 21, 2019

Theodore H. Jones, Jr., a retired postal worker and retired army corporal entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019. He was 88 years old. He was born in Winnsboro, LA to the late Theodore and Sarah Tate Jones. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, June Marshall Jones; two daughters, Courtney Jones-Martin and Tracy Jones-Payne; one son, Phillip Jones; one stepdaughter,...
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Samuel Anthony Robinson, Sr.

November 21, 2019

Samuel Anthony Robinson was born to Iona Jefferson and Evangelis "Van" Robinson on April 17, 1924 in Mobile, AL. He was the seventh of nine children. Sam enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 during WWII. He received an honorable discharge from the US Navy and Coast Guard in 1946. Sam moved to New Orleans, where he met the love of his life, Margaret Dumas, whom he married September 1948. Sam was an...
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Theodore H. Jones, Jr.

November 21, 2019

Theodore H. Jones, Jr., a retired postal worker and retired army corporal entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019. He was 88 years old. He was born in Winnsboro, LA to the late Theodore and Sarah Tate Jones. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, June Marshall Jones; two daughters, Courtney Jones-Martin and Tracy Jones-Payne; one son, Phillip Jones; one stepdaughter,...
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Samuel Anthony Robinson, Sr.

April 17, 1924 - November 21, 2019

Samuel Anthony Robinson was born to Iona Jefferson and Evangelis "Van" Robinson on April 17, 1924 in Mobile, AL. He was the seventh of nine children. Sam enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 during WWII. He received an honorable discharge from the US Navy and Coast Guard in 1946. Sam moved to New Orleans, where he met the love of his life, Margaret Dumas, whom he married September 1948. Sam was an...
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Angelique Aristell Reed

November 16, 2019

The Honorable Angélique Aristell Reed passed away late Saturday night, November 16, 2019 after a brief illness. She was the mother of Giaina Jazelle Warren. She was the daughter of Louadrian Dejoie and the late Dr. Langston F. Reed. She was sister to Langston D., Jennifer, Meredith and the late Randall Reed. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, loving, devoted, and...
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Harold Growe, Sr.

November 16, 2019

Harold Growe Sr., 72, a native of New Orleans and resident of Baton Rouge, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Harold is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cynthia Growe; his children: Kassandra Samuels, Kiwana (Robert) Speed, Harold Growe Jr., Shelita (Anthony) Gutter, Lisa Samuels, and Stephanie Toney; honorary son, Danny Gilbert; honorary daughter, Jamila Johnson;...
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Angelique Aristell Reed

November 16, 2019

The Honorable Angélique Aristell Reed passed away late Saturday night, November 16, 2019 after a brief illness. She was the mother of Giaina Jazelle Warren. She was the daughter of Louadrian Dejoie and the late Dr. Langston F. Reed. She was sister to Langston D., Jennifer, Meredith and the late Randall Reed. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, loving, devoted, and...
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Harold Growe, Sr.

November 16, 2019

Harold Growe Sr., 72, a native of New Orleans and resident of Baton Rouge, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Harold is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cynthia Growe; his children: Kassandra Samuels, Kiwana (Robert) Speed, Harold Growe Jr., Shelita (Anthony) Gutter, Lisa Samuels, and Stephanie Toney; honorary son, Danny Gilbert; honorary daughter, Jamila Johnson;...
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Marjorie Sanders Bartholomew

October 29, 2019

Marjorie Sanders Bartholomew departed this life and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born on November 6, 1933 to the late Timmit and Mable Sanders. She was reared by the late Lawrence and Bernadine (Deanie) Emilien. Marjorie was the loving wife of the late Herman Bartholomew, Jr.; mother of Adrienne B. Esteen (Barry), Vaughn R. Bartholomew (Drandy),...
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Marjorie Sabders Bartholomew

November 6, 1933 - October 29, 2019

Marjorie Sanders Bartholomew departed this life and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born on November 6, 1933 to the late Timmit and Mable Sanders. She was reared by the late Lawrence and Bernadine (Deanie) Emilien. Marjorie was the loving wife of the late Herman Bartholomew, Jr.; mother of Adrienne B. Esteen (Barry), Vaughn R. Bartholomew (Drandy),...
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Georgia Mae Davis Aultman

October 28, 2019

Georgia Mae Davis Aultman, departed this life on Monday, October 28, 2019 of natural causes at her home in Metairie, LA. She was 74 years old. Georgia was born January 28, 1945 to the late Rev. Foster Davis, Sr. and the late Amy Wilson in New Orleans, LA. She married Javis C. Aultman Sr., on July 24, 1965. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1963. While in high school, she...
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Georgia Mae Davis Aultman

January 28, 1945 - October 28, 2019

Georgia Mae Davis Aultman, departed this life on Monday, October 28, 2019 of natural causes at her home in Metairie, LA. She was 74 years old. Georgia was born January 28, 1945 to the late Rev. Foster Davis, Sr. and the late Amy Wilson in New Orleans, LA. She married Javis C. Aultman Sr., on July 24, 1965. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1963. While in high school, she...
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Irma Ann Russell

October 3, 2019

Irma Ann (Smith) Russell of New Orleans departed this life on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the age of 82. She is the daughter of the late Emma Allen, of Vacherie and Preston Smith, of New Orleans. Once married to and divorced from the late Harry Russell, Jr. She is the beloved mother of the late Kerry D. Russell, her older son. Irma is survived by and honored to this day by her younger son, Harry...
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Aarif-Tasleem Ansari

September 28, 2019

Aarif-Tasleem Ansari departed this life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 74. Husband of Ruth I. Ansari. Son of Thelma Hardy and the late Dyke Johnson Sr. Father of D.J. Johnson, Dyke Johnson, Trisha Johnson, Timmy Johnson and George Keeler. Step-father of Toni Keeler and Sybil Christy. Brother of Wayne Hardy and the late Elbert Johnson. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and a...
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Aarif-Tasleem Ansari

September 28, 2019

Aarif-Tasleem Ansari departed this life on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 74. Husband of Ruth I. Ansari. Son of Thelma Hardy and the late Dyke Johnson Sr. Father of D.J. Johnson, Dyke Johnson, Trisha Johnson, Timmy Johnson and George Keeler. Step-father of Toni Keeler and Sybil Christy. Brother of Wayne Hardy and the late Elbert Johnson. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and a...
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August Etienne

September 13, 2019

August Etienne (Red), entered into eternal life on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, MS at the age of 78. August Etienne was born in Phoenix, LA and lived there most of his life, until he became ill and moved to Gulfport, MS. Father of Lyndell and Tyrone Thomas, Judy Thomas and Juilete Williams. Brother of Audrey Applewhite, Emma Johnson, and Shirley Johnson. He is...
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August Etienne

September 13, 2019

August Etienne (Red), entered into eternal life on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, MS at the age of 78. August Etienne was born in Phoenix, LA and lived there most of his life, until he became ill and moved to Gulfport, MS. Father of Lyndell and Tyrone Thomas, Judy Thomas and Juilete Williams. Brother of Audrey Applewhite, Emma Johnson, and Shirley Johnson. He is...
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Honorable Bruce McConduit

September 13, 2019

The Honorable Bruce James McConduit departed this life September 13, 2019 at 70 years of age surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife, Monique Christophe McConduit, daughters Chanttell McConduit-Patin (Darren) and Angelle McConduit-Larks, and son Chance McConduit. Three grandchildren, Jaden Jamison-Larks, Deryn Patin, and Alyssa Larks. His mother, Martinez McConduit, and...
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Frances Gladys Melton Nutter

September 5, 2019

Frances Gladys Melton Nutter was from Greensburg, Louisiana and was the wife of the late Fate Nutter, Sr. She was born on April 30, 1924 to the late Charlie Melton and Florence Bennett Melton. She passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the age of 95.Sister Nutter dedicated her life to Jehovah on May 6, 1970. She was the mother of Odeal Nutter Watkins and the late Arma Lee; the late Albert...
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Samuel L. Green, Sr.

August 31, 2019

Samuel L. Green, Sr., affectionately called "Sam Green" the barber, was born in Angie, LA to the late George Green, Sr. and Narvel (Walker) Green on December 5, 1937. He made his transition on August 31, 2019. He was married to Lillie R. Green for 59 years and from that union they had 3 children: Antoinette LaVigne Busby (Larry), Samuel L. Green, Jr and Zara Green (Alfred Edmond, Jr.). They have...
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Brian Leo Stewart

August 31, 2019

Brian Leo "Wick" Stewart was born October 16, 1975 in New Orleans LA, to Patricia Stewart and the late Ronald "Ronnie Stewart. Left to cherish his memories are his Life Long Companion/Wife, Yolanda Blondie Edwards; two children, Brian Recasner and Brooklynn Edwards; one Godchild, Da"Leila Foucha and three Siblings, Angela Wilson, Ronald Stewart and Rhonda Stewart. He will be missed by a host of...
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Samuel L. Green, Sr.

August 31, 2019

Samuel L. Green, Sr., affectionately called "Sam Green" the barber, was born in Angie, LA to the late George Green, Sr. and Narvel (Walker) Green on December 5, 1937. He made his transition on August 31, 2019. He was married to Lillie R. Green for 59 years and from that union they had 3 children: Antoinette LaVigne Busby (Larry), Samuel L. Green, Jr and Zara Green (Alfred Edmond, Jr.). They have...
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Brian Leo Stewart

October 16, 1975 - August 31, 2019

Brian Leo "Wick" Stewart was born October 16, 1975 in New Orleans LA, to Patricia Stewart and the late Ronald "Ronnie Stewart. Left to cherish his memories are his Life Long Companion/Wife, Yolanda Blondie Edwards; two children, Brian Recasner and Brooklynn Edwards; one Godchild, Da"Leila Foucha and three Siblings, Angela Wilson, Ronald Stewart and Rhonda Stewart. He will be missed by a host of...
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Corey LaVaughn Love

August 15, 2019

Corey LaVaughn Love departed this life on Thursday August 15, 2019 at the age of 35. Son of Etta Ruth Love and step son of Herbert Johnson. Father of Zariah Love and brother of Shaundrekia Love. He is also survived by 1 niece Irielle Love, 2 uncles Seymour Love and John Love and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a...
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Corey LaVaughn Love

August 15, 2019

Corey LaVaughn Love departed this life on Thursday August 15, 2019 at the age of 35. Son of Etta Ruth Love and step son of Herbert Johnson. Father of Zariah Love and brother of Shaundrekia Love. He is also survived by 1 niece Irielle Love, 2 uncles Seymour Love and John Love and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a...
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Gerald Williams

August 13, 2019

Gerald V. Williams, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 75 years old. He was born on September 30, 1943, in Napoleonville, Louisiana and became the sixth of seven children born to Clarence and Clara C. Williams.He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a faithful member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.Gerald was a...
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Gerald Williams

September 30, 1943 - August 13, 2019

Gerald V. Williams, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 75 years old. He was born on September 30, 1943, in Napoleonville, Louisiana and became the sixth of seven children born to Clarence and Clara C. Williams.He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a faithful member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church.Gerald was a...
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Latiffyfic Collier

August 12, 2019

Latiffyfic Logrands Collier passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the age of 48. Wife of Donald Collier; daughter of Dorothy Lee and the late Johnny Stokes; mother of Tavian Washington and Selby Washington, Jr.; sister of Liseeta Cole. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Kamryn Stewart and Kaden Washington 2 nieces, Jasmine and Aliyah Cole along with other relatives and...
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Latiffyfic Collier

August 12, 2019

Latiffyfic Logrands Collier passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the age of 48. Wife of Donald Collier; daughter of Dorothy Lee and the late Johnny Stokes; mother of Tavian Washington and Selby Washington, Jr.; sister of Liseeta Cole. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Kamryn Stewart and Kaden Washington 2 nieces, Jasmine and Aliyah Cole along with other relatives and...
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Gary Gabriel Jordan

July 26, 1996 - August 7, 2019

Gary Gabriel was born on July 26, 1996 to Jeanine Jordan and the late Rodney Schaffer. Gary was a happy go lucky person. He was educated in Orleans Parish School System and attended Landry-Walker High School.Gary's life was cut short on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.He is preceded in death by his grandfather's, George Jordan and Robert Johnson; grandmother, Delores Schaffer: great grandparents, Ulus...
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Laronda Williams

August 7, 2019

Laronda Williams passed away peacefully on Wednesday,August 7, 2019 at the age of 43. Beloved daughter of the late Hessie B. Williams and Mable White Williams; sister of Darlene Williams; godmother of David Van Norman, Jr. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, pastor, officers and members of Little Zion Baptist Church and all...
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Dorothy S. Piper

August 4, 2019

Dorothy S. Piper entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Daughter of the late Lucius Sterling and Bessie Callahan. Wife of the late Ernest Piper Sr. Mother of Gwendolyn Piper-Turner (Willie), Elvera Walter, Nathan Sterling Sr. (Lynette), Ike Sterling Sr., Julius Sterling, David Sterling (Joy), Emelda Sterling and the late Sylvester Sterling, Ernest Piper III, Jerome Piper, Lois Piper...
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Dorothy S. Piper

August 4, 2019

Dorothy S. Piper entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Daughter of the late Lucius Sterling and Bessie Callahan. Wife of the late Ernest Piper Sr. Mother of Gwendolyn Piper-Turner (Willie), Elvera Walter, Nathan Sterling Sr. (Lynette), Ike Sterling Sr., Julius Sterling, David Sterling (Joy), Emelda Sterling and the late Sylvester Sterling, Ernest Piper III, Jerome Piper, Lois Piper...
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Carol Ann Rhodes Lewis

July 25, 2019

Carol Ann Rhodes Lewis entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at age 79. She retired as a Pediatric nurse from Charity Hospital (University Hospital). She leaves to cherish her memory her children Renee Lewis Wallace, Keith Lewis (Marie), Gregory Lewis, Andrea Lewis Johnson (Gerald), and Tanya Lewis; sister Shirley Jackson; brother Victor Rhodes; sisters-in-law Sylvia Jones, Delores...
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Arthur Lannon Neville, Jr.

July 22, 2019

Arthur Lannon Neville, Jr. departed this life on Monday, July 22, 2019. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 30th at Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please pay your last respects anytime between Noon and 4pm.
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Valrita Marie Gibson-Dandridge

July 6, 2019

Valrita Marie Gibson-Dandridge entered into eternal life on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the age of 63. Loving wife of Gregory Clement Dandridge; daughter of the late Percy Gibson, Sr. and Jacqueline Valrita Crump-Gibson; sister of Keith Sr., Kelvin Sr. (Donna), Troy Sr., Farend Sr., Terri Gibson-Banks (Derrick), Trina and Carla Gibson. Siblings perceived before her are Percy Jr., Kemp and Tara...
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Bernice D. Burrell

June 9, 2019

Bernice Dumas Burrell peacefully entered eternal life on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the age of 95 years. Surrounded by family and friends, she quietly slipped away to join those loved ones who preceded her in death: Alvin (Husband), Oben and Rosa Laurent Dumas (parents), Leboria Riley (sister), Edwin Dumas (brother), Archie Walker and Ernest Rome (brothers-in-law) and many other family members and...
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Leroy Brown

June 9, 2019

Leroy Brown departed this life on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the age of 71. Husband of Karen Brown; father of Shiwand Mason (Reginald), Shalena Washington, Chad Brown (Brandi), Trevena Brown (Lance) and Christina Maize (Robert); brother of Mildred Gosserand (Joseph), Ray Charles Brown (Carolyn) and Douglas Brown. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Leroy Anthony Vignaud

May 26, 2019

Leroy "Buddy" Anthony Vignaud peacefully went on to eternal rest on Sunday morning May 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88. Buddy was the son of Etienne Joseph Vignaud and Gladys Phillippi Pierson. He was married to Rose Mary Flint for nearly 62 years. They have 5 children; Wayne McCormick (Trina), Laurie, Stephen, Brian, and Christopher (Tania), 12 grand-children Wayne Jr.,...
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Mario Antonio Rich

May 25, 2019

Mario Antonio Rich transitioned into eternal glory into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the age of 65 in Houston, Texas. Mario was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and was a long-time resident of Houston, Texas.Mario was the loving son born to the late Irone and Harold Rich, Sr. of La Ceiba, Honduras in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 8, 1953. He was the...
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Mario Antonio Rich

May 25, 2019

Mario Antonio Rich transitioned into eternal glory into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the age of 65 in Houston, Texas. Mario was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and was a long-time resident of Houston, Texas.Mario was the loving son born to the late Irone and Harold Rich, Sr. of La Ceiba, Honduras in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 8, 1953. He was the...
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Nathaniel Peter Williams

May 19, 2019

Nathaniel Peter Williams departed this life on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Ochsner Medical Center. Nathaniel was born to the union of the late Reverend Sylvester S. Williams, Jr. and Dorothy Phelps Williams. Nathaniel was a life-long member at First New St. Mark Baptist Church. He was active in the church as the treasurer and the organist.Nathaniel was a graduate of George Washington Carver Sr. High...
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Lorena Lewis Harris

May 16, 2019

Lorena Lewis Harris passed on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 8:45 pm at Passages Hospice. Wife of Nathaniel Henry Harris, Sr.; daughter of the late Alex and Mary Lewis; mother of Nathaniel H. Harris, Jr. (Charlett) and Langston R. Harris, Sr. (Nicole); sister of Alex, III, Ronald, Victoria and Michael Lewis (Ericka), Mary Shanks, Annie Bell Robertson (Alvin) and the late Eric Lewis; grandmother of...
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Iola Mae Shepard Alexander

April 26, 2019

Iola Mae "Lady" Shepard Alexander was born August 7, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Eli and Madeline Turner Shepard. She departed this life on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Bell Vie Nursing Home in Gretna, Louisiana. Iola worked for the Orleans Parish School Board in food services for many years where she touched the lives of many students and faculty. She enjoyed cooking, watching her...
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Marion O. Williams

April 25, 2019

Marion O. Williams, departed this life on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Jonesboro, GA at the age of 77; Beloved wife of the late Stanley Williams; Daughter of the late Henry and Esma Johnson Oconnor; Devoted mother of Terrence M. Williams, Trichonne Williams Robinson, Darryl Harvey, Shannon Harvey and the late Terry M. Williams; Sister of Robert Preston and the late Walter Preston and Rose Pierre...
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Doris Lonon Cade

April 19, 2019

Doris Lonon Cade departed this life on Friday, April 19, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Cade, Sr.; Mother of Aloha, Herbert, Jr. (Roslyn), Herman (Denise) Cade and Michelle Cade Nero; Youngest daughter of the late Moses, Sr. and Olivia Robinson Lonon. Sister of the late Edna L. Aaron, Ardell L. Bradley of Columbia, MD, Moses, Jr., Herbert, and Arthur Lonon. Survived by Jack (Kathy)...
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Betty Foster Cates

April 18, 2019

Betty Abbiegale Foster Cates was born August 24, 1932 in New Orleans La. She is the youngest daughter of the late Walter Bernard Foster, Sr. and Darcus "Dinky" Pellebon Foster. Betty is the wife of Sidney Hayward Cates, III; mother of The Honorable Sidney Hayward Cates, IV, Kim Cates Parker, mother-in-law of Lionel Parker, Jr.; sister of Harvey Foster, the late Walter B. Foster Jr., Georgiana ...
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Larry Joseph Oliver

April 4, 2019

Larry Joseph Oliver passed away on Thursday April 4, 2019 at the age of 25. He leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Deirdre Oliver, a brother Walter Claiborn, Jr. and nephew Trayvon Oliver.Relatives and friends of the family also Pastors, Officers and members of St. Andrew Episcopal Church are invited to attend the funeral service at 11:00am on Saturday April 13, 2019 at St. Andrew...
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Tygee T. Blake

March 30, 2019

On March 30, 2019 the Lord reached his arms and welcomed Tygee Blake to his kingdom. Tygee Tirell Blake was born in New Orleans, LA on August 8, 1967 to Gloria D. Blake and the late Joe L. Blake. He invited Christ into his life at the age of 7 and was baptized at Calvary Temple Church. He was educated in Orleans Parish School System graduating from Alcee Fortier Senior High School Class of 1986....
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Nettie Louise Belcher

March 26, 2019

Nettie Louise Belcher, affectionately known as Grannie, departed this life on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the age of 98. Wife of the late Philip Belcher, Sr. Daughter of the late Charles Dupree and Mamie Askew Dupree. Mother of Dorothy Grigley, Patricia Thompson, Mary Enclarde (Louis), Janet Harris, Larry Belcher, Brenda Mcgill, Betty Wilmore (Ronald), Philip Belcher, Jr. (Alberta), Dennis Belcher...
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Troylynn Davenport

March 24, 2019

Troylynn Davenport entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 24, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. She was 57 years old. Troylynn was born in New Orleans, LA. She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Davenport, Sr.; 2 brothers, Charles Ray and Byron Harris. She leaves to mourn, her mother, Clarissa Davenport; 3 sons, Lavar, Dominique and Bryan; 1 daughter, Ashley; 1 grandson, Adrian Davenport; 2...
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Barbara Dykes

March 4, 2019

Barbara "Bobbie" Hayes Dykes departed this life on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the age of 75. Companion of Clarence Rose. Daughter of the late Beatrice Hayes. Mother of the late Warren Dykes. Sister of Leonard, Ernest, Michael, Harold, Samuel, Rudolph, Robert Lee, Johnny Lee Hayes, and Sheila Bryant. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the...
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