August 24, 2006 at 2:49 pm
Ruth Louise Victor Scott on Saturday, August 12, 2006 at Ochsner Hospital, Jefferson, La. Daughter of the late Loula Barre and Lionel Victor. Wife of the late Joseph Casey Scott, Jr. Mother of Barbara (Milton) Lockett, Rose (Roland) Lockett, Reggie (Norman) Gordon and Janice (Tommy) Petetant. Sister of the late Felecien, Gilbert and Lawrence Victor. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 90 years. A native of Edgard, La., and a resident of Killona, La. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Hahnville, La. Interment at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Father Bernard Francis, Celebrant. Serviced by Robottom.

August 10, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Leonore Glaess "Lee" LeBlanc, 62, a resident of Lacey for 18 years, passed away into the arms of our Lord on Friday, July 2006 following a very long illness. Leonore was born on December 7, 1943 in Zwickau, Germany to Eugene and Emmy Glaess. She married Manfred John LeBlanc of Des Allemands, LA in Salzburg, Austria in May 1967. Sister-in-law of Betty Savoie, of Des Allemands, Carol Alvarez of Nine Mile Point, and Lutie "Lou" Verda of Luling, and Marvin LeBlanc of Des Allemands. Brother-in-law, Lester "Bobby" LeBlanc, of Des Allemands preceded her in death. Leonore became fascinated with numbers and office work early in her life and spent most of her working years as an office clerk, bank clerk, and leasing consultant. She became a naturalized American citizen in 1970 in New Orleans, LA. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Manfred LeBlanc, two daughters: Christine Davis of Tumwater, WA., Yvonne Reid of Winchester, CA. and by her son, Michael Leblanc, and two grandchildren. Her sister, Ingrid Mueller, of Pang/Rosenheim, Germany, preceded her in death Leonore cared greatly about her family and country. She was a compassionate, devoted wife and mother who loved numbers, bookkeeping, nature, animals, and travel. She enjoyed the many opportunities Army life offered in moving and seeing different cultures. She especially enjoyed living in Hawaii. Comedy was a big part of her life and she always had a smile, a positive attitude, and something good to say about everything and everyone. Words cannot describe how much she will be missed. A private, family members only, memorial service was held at Woodlawn Memorial Funeral Services on Thursday, August 3rd, 2006. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, P.O. Box 5008, Olympia, WA 98509, or to the Olympia Union Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 7668, Olympia, WA 98507-7668.

July 19, 2006 at 1:16 pm
Phyllis Songy Hingle, a beloved wife and mother, died at 4:35 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2006. She was 72, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Destrehan. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Calvin Hingle; four daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Marshall Townsend, Jennifer and Bruce Robinson, Andrea and Shawn Fleming, and Pamela and Mark Hatley; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stewart and Anna Hingle and Jeffrey Hingle; three sisters, Margaret S. Meyer, Sister Linda Songy and Sylvia S. Davis; a brother, Russell D. Songy; and 13 grandchildren, Andrew, Jacob and Emily townsend, Nathan, Jull and Amy Fleming, Benjamin and Christopher Hatley and Kenneth and Lauren Hingle. She was preceded in death by her parents, Aubin and Philomene Stewart Songy; sisters, Jeanne Marie Songy and Annette S. Toomer; and a brother, Aubin A. Songy, Jr. She was a parishioner of St. George Catholic Church and a 1951 graduate of Hahnville High School. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Institute for Cancer Research.

July 12, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Micheal James Lauland on Thursday, June 29, 2006. Beloved son of Doris Lauland and Charles R. Lauland, Jr. Brother of Charles R. III, Cindy and Danielle Lauland. Leaving behind in his heart his daughters, Ashley and Micheala Lauland. Stepfather of Callie Jones. Uncle of Charles R. IV, J.J., Brandy and Jessica Lauland. Survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Age 39 years. A native of Metairie, La., and a resident of Luling, La., his entire life. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church, Luling, La., on Monday, July 3, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, LA. Parlors will be open Sunday, July 2, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Monday, July 3, 2006 - 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, La. Procession to Holy Family Church to leave at 10:00 a.m.

July 05, 2006 at 11:11 am
Lavell Minese Davis on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 in a car accident in Killona, La. Daughter of Wanda Reed and Joseph Davis. Sister of Melanie Reed and Joseph Davis. Granddaughter of Richard Bartley and the late Audry Cannon Reed Bartley, Ivory Reed, Sr., Millie Mae Thomas and Joseph Davis, Sr. Aunt of Cierra, Chanta'e and Ron Davis and Tyrese Champagne. Also survived by a devoted friend, Sean Hernandez and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. Age 29 years. She received a Bachelor Degree of Business/Computers from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, La. A native and resident of Killona, La. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers and members of Canaan Baptist Church and all neighboring churches, Hahnville High School Class of 1995 and employees of Cingular Wireless of Baton Rouge and U.S. Postal Service of Metairie were invited to attend the funeral service at Canaan Baptist Church, 319 Killona Dr., Killona, La., on Friday, June 30, 2006 at 11 a.m. Pastor Henry Wolfe, Officiated. Interment Holy Rosary Cemetery, Taft, La. Visitation at the above named church from 9 a.m. until service. Serviced by Robottom.

June 28, 2006 at 1:09 pm
Dolores Goldie Bernice Bergeron, age 85, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at St. Charles Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Bergeron, Sr., parents Adolf and Viola Kinnison.

June 21, 2006 at 12:23 pm
Eula Mae Dufrene Hebert, on Monday, June 12, 2006 at Bethlahem, Pa. Beloved wife of the late Herbert J. Hebert. Father of Hal Hebert and his wife Janet, Neil Hebert and his wife Debra, Melanie Sims and her husband Robert and Melissa Pinkerton and her husband Rev. Russell Pinkerton. Grandmother of Anna Halloran and her husband Brian, Aaron, Andrew, Lee Hebert, Jonathan, Amy Pinkerton, Hunter, Zach and Amanda Sims. Daughter of the late Henry and Azelene Authement Dufrene. Sister of Nancy Bush and the late Herbert Dufrene and Clara Arceneaux. A native of Bayou Blue and a resident of Des Allemands, La. Age 79 years. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at Bible Center Church, Luling, La., on Friday, June 16, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Mennonite Cemetery, Des Allemands, La. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

June 14, 2006 at 10:53 am
Dequan Arren Humphries on Thursday, June 1, 2006 in Houston, Texas.

June 07, 2006 at 11:46 am
James “Jime” Oneil Lewis, on Monday, May 29, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. A native of Norphlet, Ark., and a resident of Luling, La. Age 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Sarah Lucille Lewis for 50 years. Father of Connie L. Cancienne, Larry Sweeny, Randy Lewis, Ronnie Lewis, and the late Bobby Glen Sweeney. Brother of Bettie L. Early. Step-brother of David Dickson. Also 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Sid and Mamie Robinson Lewis. A sister, Nadine Starr. A brother, Haskel G. Lewis. He entered the Conversation Corps before WWII and then enlisted in the U.S. Army serving as a mechanical instructor. He volunteered for Airborne Infantry duty with the 511th Airborne Infantry, commonly known as the 11th Airborne. Member of VFW, First Baptist Church, he was a deacon, member of Gideons, retired supervisor of Monsanto Chemicals. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at West St. Charles Baptist Church in Boutte. Interment in St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, La. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

May 31, 2006 at 1:04 pm
Ulysse “Junior” Guillot Jr., died Monday, May 22, 2006 at 10 a.m. in Norco, La. Age 93 years. Husband of the late Cecile Cambre Guillot. Son of the late Ylysee Guillot Sr., and Laura Smith Guillot, father of Carroll Guillot, Gary Guillot, Lois Guillot Ponville, Marie Ann Guillot Ruberstel, Yulone Guillot Hebert, Jeanne Guillot Thibodeax Bates, and Emille Guillot Yokum and the late Bryan Guillot. Brother of Sidney Guillot, Lloyd Guillot, and Grace Cacienne. Preceded in death by 8 brothers and 2 sisters. He worked for Shell for 33 years. Also survived by 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A native of Labadieville, La., and a resident of Norco, La. Interment in St. Charles Catholic Church Cemetery in Destrehan, La. Visitation was at Alexander Funeral Home in Norco, La. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.

May 17, 2006 at 11:14 am
Melvin A. DeJean entered peacefully into eternal rest at River Regions Hospice House on Tuesday, May 9, 2006 after a lengthy battle with cancer for the past 10 years. He was 92 years old. He was a native of Lutcher and a former resident of Norco, La. for 63 years. He was the husband of the late Inez Simon DeJean by first marriage and the late Grace DeJean by second marriage. Father and father-in-law of Patricia DeJean Costa, Mel and Carolyn W. DeJea and Dennis and Martin DeJean. Brother of Ethel DeJean Hayes and the late George, Percy, Dudley, Elwood, Roy and Harry DeJean and Gloria DeJean Brignac and Shirley DeJean Knott. He was the son of the late George and Virginia Duhe DeJean. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 30 great great grandchildren. Melvin was a retiree of Shell Oil Company in Norco. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on May 13, 2006 at 11 a.m. Entombment at St. Peter Catholic Church Cemetery, Reserve, La., along side his beloved wife Inez. H.C. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.

May 10, 2006 at 12:24 pm
Lucie LeBlanc Vegas, age 92, a native of Lockport and a resident of Matthews and Luling La., died Monday, May 1, 2006. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Lucie Vegas, one sister, Mrs. Earlis (Winnie) Adams, and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Sterling (Aline) Adams. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Vegas, her parents, Salvadore and Mary Boudreaux Leblanc, her brothers, Phillip LeBlanc, George LeBlanc, Luke LeBlanc, Paul LeBlanc, and Charlie LeBlanc, her sisters, Valerie Allemand, Laura Chauvin, Rita LeBlanc, Alice Walker, Adele Uzee, and Elvire LeBlanc. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary post 3665 in Raceland. A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Hilary Catholic Church, Matthews, La., on Friday, May 5, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Savior Cemetery, Lockport, La. Memorial gifts may be made to the Annie Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund-c/o Yvonne Vernon-1007 W. Thomas St., Hammond, La, 70401. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

May 03, 2006 at 11:00 am
Dale H. Oglesby, age 61, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2006. Beloved father of Deron, Jennifer, Ashley, and Jared Oglesby. Proud grandfather of Caleb Karling and Collin Oglesby. Brother of Darrell Oglesby. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman S. and Marie Barron Oglesby. A native of Verda, LA and a resident of Luling for many years. Mr. Oglesby was a retired Computer Process Engineer for Dow Chemical Company. Religious services were held at Verda Baptist Church with Rev. Roland Hebert and Rev. Douglas James officiating. Interment at Verda Cemetery, Verda, La.

April 26, 2006 at 11:19 am
Freeman Patterson, Sr., on Saturday, April 15, 2006 at his residence in New Sarpy, La. Son of the late Arthur and Ophelia p. Patterson. Devoted father of Freeman, Jr., Rickey and Jeff Patterson. Brother of Walter Patterson. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchilden and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Age 70 years. A native and resident of New Sarpy, La. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at Beechgrove Baptist Church in Reserve, La. on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 11 a.m. Rev. Wesley Anderson, Sr., Pastor, officiating. Interment Providence Cemetery, LaPlace, La. Serviced by Robottom.

April 19, 2006 at 12:35 pm
Billy Rogers White, Sr., age 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at Terrebonne General Medical Center. Beloved father of Billy Rogers White, Jr., Glenda Jones, Jo Ellen Maurin, Darryl White and Denise Matherne. Proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. Brother of Cecil White and Annie Pruitt. He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters. A native of Tylertown, Ms., and a resident of Houma, La. He served in the US Marine Corps and retired form the international Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 406. Visiting was held at Alexander Funeral Home, Norco. Religious services were at Alexander Funeral Home of Norco. Rev. W.D. Cottingham officiated. Interment at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, St. Rose, La. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.

April 12, 2006 at 10:52 am
Ione M. Falgout, 52, died on Tuesday, March 28, 2006. She is survived by children; David Falgout, Jr., Anna M. Alfred Piner. Sister of Alvin Barham, and sister of Mary Redford and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services were be at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 3, 2006 at H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Visitation was from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment Jefferson Memorial. H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

April 05, 2006 at 1:29 pm
Annie D. Dufrene, on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at 5:45 a.m. in Luling, LA. Beloved wife of Raymond J. Dufrene for 68 years. Mother Leslie Dufrene and his Evelyn, Dale Dufrene and his wife Mary, Flora Arceneaux and her husband Wally. Daughter of the late Pierre and Lucia Authement Dufrene. Sister of Josh Dufrene, Walterine Comardelle, Winnie McCully, Dessie Burson, Vonnie McBlair and the late Walter Dufrene and Eula Dufrene. Also survived by 8 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. A native of Bourg, La and resident of Des Allemands, La. Age 88 years. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend funeral services at First Assembly of God Church, Des Allemands, La. Interment was at Matherne Cemetery, Bayou Blue, La. Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.

March 29, 2006 at 12:01 pm
Shirley Ann Negrotto Haydel, a native of New Orleans, LA, and a resident of Destrehan, LA, on Monday, March 20, 2006 in the afternoon in the presence of her family. She was 78 years old. Preceded in death by her devoted husband, Lester Joseph Haydel, Sr.; their daughter, Sandra Haydel Segrave-Tefarikis; her parents, Anna Shirley Passanante and Drebing A. Negrotto, Jr. and William J. Negrotto. Survived by her children: Leslie Haydel, wife of Francis J. Braud; son-in-law, Peter J. Tefarikis; Valerie Haydel, wife of Carlos J. Halder; Lester J. Haydel, Jr. and his wife, Paula Prudhomme; Dawn Haydel, wife of Christopher E. Higdon; Richard J. Haydel and his wife, Melanie Rodrigue, Anne Haydel, wife of David J. Landeche; Stacey Haydel, wife of Russ S. Keller; Michael C. Haydel and his wife Mary Schlorff; and her siblings: Eulalie Negrotto Montalto and John A. Negrotto. Also survived by 24 loving grandchilden and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation was at St. Charles Borromeo Church, Destrehan, LA. Entombment in St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum. HC Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.

Luling toddler thrives year after heart transplant
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