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By Staff Report -   Oct 05, 2006

AICKLEN
Shauna Faith Aicklen of Luling on Thurs., Sept. 21, 2006. Beloved daughter of Kelley Chubb Aicklen and Joey Aicklen, III. Sister of Jessica. Also survived by a host of family and friends. Age 4 1/2 months. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the Funeral Services at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA on Wed., Sept. 27, 2006 at 1 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home was on Wed., Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. until Funeral time. Interment was privately held at a later date.

BROWN
Grace G. Brown on Thurs., Sept. 21, 2006 at East Jefferson Hospital in Metairie.  Daughter of the late Norward Gerard and Zelma Neal.  Step daughter of Racheal Gerard.  Wife of the late Minister Oliver Brown.  Mother of Troy, Cornell and Marlon Brown, Gwentina Ingram and Treaneice Kenner.  Sister of Shirley Harris, Warren and Charles Neal, Beverly Mosley, Benjamin and Thomas Nelson and the late Gwendolyn Lewis.  Also survived by 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Age 67 years.  A native of Killona and a resident of Hahnville.  Relative and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of The Historic Bethlehem Baptist Church and all neighboring churches were invited to attend the funeral service at The Historical Bethlehem Baptist Church, 14989 River Road in Hahnville on Sat., Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.  Rev. Rodney Johnson, Pastor, Officiating.  Interment Bethlehem Cemetery in Hahnville.  Visitation was held at the above named church from 9 a.m. until the service began.  Serviced by Robottom.

FAMBROUGH
Mildred Adams Fambrough, on Sat., Sept. 30 at 1:20 p.m. in Luling.  Beloved wife of the late Joe M. Fambrough.  Mother of Keith, Kevin and Kathryn Fambrough, and the late Karen Fambrough.  Daughter of the late Clebert and Irene Bergeron Adams.  Sister of Ernest Adams, Una Mae Arceneaux and the late Clemile, Irvin, Clifford, Leroy Adams, Selina Fournier, Julia Adams, Lucilee Foshee, Ledora Grabert and Leola Ferguson.  A native of Raceland and a resident of Des Allemands.  Age 84 years.  Relative and friends of the family were invivted to attend the funeral.  A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tues., Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands.  Private burial at a later date.  Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice.

FORET
Clarence J. Foret, Sr. on Fri., Sept. 29, 2006 in New Orleans.  Beloved husband of Jenelle D. Foret.  Father of George, Clarence Jr., Neil Foret and the late Wayne Foret.  Son of the late George and Eva K. Foret.  Brother of Irene C. Grabert, Lolitta C. Champagne and the late Nolan Chaisson, Ira Chaisson, Ignace Foret, Cecilia F. Breaux, Philoman F. Champagne, Edolia F. Champagne, Georgiana F. Waguespack, Valerie F. Babin, Virginia C. Fortmayer and Genevieve C. Dufrene.  Also survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  A native and resident of Raceland.  Age 70 years.  He was active in the St. Charles Recreation District, treasurer of the Raceland Lions Club, member Grand Marshall Club and retirerd from teh Raceland Volunteer Fire Department.  Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the funeral.  A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in St. Charles Parish on Mon., Oct. 2 at 11 a.m.  Interment at St. Mary Cemetery in Raceland.  Visitation was from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 1, 2006 at Falgout Funeral Homes in Raceland, and from 8 a.m. until funeral time on Mon., Oct. 2, 2006 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.  Falgout Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

HOWARD
Broderick Renaldo Howard on Sun. Sept. 17, 2006 at St. Charles Hospital in Luling.  Son of Mercedes Robinson Howard and the late Floyd E. Howard, Sr.  Father of Rendell, Kentrell (Samyra), LaShanna, Keida, Danielle and the late Ny’K’Nichelle.  Brother of Jacquelyn H. Gross, Mercedes H. (Alfred) Collins, JOel Lynne HOward, the late Floyd E. Howard, Jr., Gilbert and Lloyd E. Howard.  Brother in law of Mildred L. and Vicie S. Howard.  Also, survived by devoted friend, Vanessa Jones, 12 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Age 49 years.  A native and resident of New Sarpy.  A private service was held at Robottom Mortuary, 850 Highway 44 in Reserve on Fri., Sept. 22, 2006.

MECUM
Joyce Comardelle Mecum, on Fri., Sept. 29, 2006 at 9:31 p.m. in Des Allemands.  Beloved husband of Stan Mecum.  Mother of Sharon Cortez and Steven Mecum.  Daughter of the late Camille and Corinne Dufrene Comardelle.  Sister of Earl Comardelle and the late Roger, Evi, Clifton and Mae Comardelle.  Also survived by four grandchildren.  A native and resident of Des Allemands.  Age 70 years.  She was a retired nurse from St. Charles Parish Hospital.  Relative and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Religious services at Des Allemands Mennonite Church was on Mon., Oct. 2 at 11 a.m.  Interment Mennonite Cemetery.  Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at Des Allemands Mennonite Church.  falgout Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

NAQUIN
Whitney (Slim, Whit) Joseph Naquin of Des Allemands, age 84, on Sun., Sept. 24, 2006 at 2:20 a.m.  Native of Pointe-Aux-Chenes.  Son of Caliste and Louise Agglia Dufrene Naquin.  Nephew of Norman, Randolph and Nollie Naguin, and Naise Dufrene and Inez Naguin. Husband of Myrtle Dufrene Naquin.  Father of Stanford and wife Cynthia Naquin, Stephanie and husband Steve Morgan, and Jody and husband Alan Orgeron.  Brother of Wilburt (Brud) Naquin, Earline and Rita Schaubhut, and Joyce McBroom.  Survived by eight grandchildren and four grandchildren.  Parishoner of St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands and WWII Army veteran. Past commander of the American Legion Post 316, Member of Knights of Columbus in Luling, VFW Post 3750, Past member for Des Allemands Fire Department and was crowned the 1994 King for the Des Allemands Mardi Gras Parade.  A pillar of the community who was quite the handyman.  Greatly loved and will be sorrowfully missed.  Visitation was held on Tue., Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to Noon at St. Gertrude, followed by a religious service that started at Noon.    

SMITH
Beulah Coleman Smith, passed away Mon., Sept. 18, 2006 in Shreveport. Age 70 years.  A native of New Orleans.  Wife of the late Walter Smith, Sr.  Daughter of the late Corine and Ernest Coleman, Sr.  Beloved mother of Walter Smith Jr., Denise Coleman, Wanda Garnier and the late Carl Coleman Jr., Geneva (George) Robertson, Inez Carter, Lois Watson, the late Stella Harris and Earl Coleman.  Mother-in-law of the late Connie Coleman.  Daughter-in-law of Hazel Tate.  Also, survived by a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  Relatives, friends, officers and members of The Branch Bell B.C., The Asia B.C. and all neighboring churches were invited to attend funeral services at The Asia B.C., 1400 Sere St. in New Orleans on Sat., Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. Pastor Kenneth Thibodeaux, Rev. Warren Cooper Officiant.  Visitation from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Interment was at Mt. Airy Memorial Park Cemetery in Boutte.

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