Obituaries




Gordon
October 18, 2012 at 2:37 pm
Terri Wynn Gordon, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 26 in Metairie.


Dempster
October 18, 2012 at 2:37 pm
John Joseph Dempster, 69, departed this life on Monday, Aug. 27 at his home in Monticello, Miss. He was a veteran of the Army and a retiree of Occidental Chemical in Taft.


Haupt
October 18, 2012 at 2:36 pm
Vincent R. Haupt, 83, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29.


Rabalais
October 12, 2012 at 9:06 am
Todd Alan Rabalais, 48, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21.


Johnson
October 12, 2012 at 9:05 am
Robert Bruce Johnson, 54, passed away on Sept. 14 at Ochsner Foundation Hospital. Visitation was at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs on Monday, Sept. 17 and at the funeral home on Tuesday, Sept. 18 until funeral services in the funeral home chapel. Interment followed in Evergreen Memorial Park.

Falgout
October 12, 2012 at 9:05 am
Howard J. Falgout, 86, passed away on Friday, Sept. 14 at 3:10 p.m. in Destrehan.


Hicks
October 12, 2012 at 9:04 am
Betty J. Hicks, 83, passed away at 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 23 at St. Thomas Hospital in Cadiz, Ky. after a short illness.


Matherne
October 04, 2012 at 9:12 am
Philip A. Matherne, 60, passed away on Aug. 29.


Gordon
October 04, 2012 at 9:11 am
Terri Wynn Gordon passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Metairie. Beloved wife of Kirk Gordon. Mother of Stacie Belanger and husband Tim and Kyle Gordon. Grandmother of Chloe Belanger. Daughter of the late Neal and Joyce Freeze Smith. Sister of Vicki Derryberry and Jan Nichols.


Guidry
October 04, 2012 at 9:11 am
Stella Matherne Guidry, 79, a native of Bourg and a resident of Raceland, died Sunday, Sept. 9.

Spiers
September 27, 2012 at 2:41 pm
Max Lea Spiers, 77, peacefully entered into rest on Thursday, Aug. 30 at River Region Hospice. A native of McNeill, Miss., and a resident of Luling for 54 years, a veteran in the Korean Conflict with the U. S. Army and was with the Maintenance Department of Cytec/American Cyanamid for 40 years.


Worrell
September 27, 2012 at 2:40 pm
Louise Garrison Worrell died on Sept. 14, 2012 in Fayetteville, Ark. She was born on March 27, 1917 in Ryan, Okla., the only child of Samuel Young Garrison and Ruby Spain Garrison, both of whom were born in Indian Territory before Oklahoma statehood. Always proud of her Oklahoma roots, Louise was a graduate of Ryan High School. She completed secretarial training at Draughon’s Business University in Oklahoma City in 1936 and lived for a time in New Mexico before her marriage.


Martin
September 27, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Cletus Eldon Martin, 88, a native of Corbin, Ky. and resident of Luling passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Beloved husband of Minnie Pauline Martin for 66 years. Father of Jerry E. Martin and Deborah M. de Vega (Rafael). Sister of Betty Sue Jackson (Carl) of Andover. Grandfather of April Velez (Edgardo), Felipe de Vega (Jessica), Gerri Ann Miles (Donny) and Guille McCreary (Michael). Great-grandfather of Catherine Locklear; Nathan Velez; Rafael and Javier de Vega; Isabelle, Lucas and Helena Hoge; Tyler Smith; and Jillian Miles. Also survived by nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Chester B. and Emma E. Martin; and his brothers, Glenn, Ray, Edward, James, Bill and Lowell Martin.


McManus McManus
September 27, 2012 at 2:38 pm
She always exemplified style and grace.


Schexnayder
September 21, 2012 at 9:38 am
David Schexnayder, 47, passed avay on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at 12:25 p.m. in Des Allemands. Beloved companion of Kristina Virock. Son of Mary and Leroy Matheme and the late Herbert Schexnayder. Brother of Anthony Bailey, Lee Matherne, Jimmy Schexnayder, Ronnie Schexnayder, Barbara Alvardo, Myra Schexnayder, Olive Schmill, Collette Frilcux, Kelly Griffin, Rochelle Skipper, Sherre Coltora and the late Ella Miley and JoArnia Bailey. A native of Lafayette and a resident of Des Allemands.


Louviere
September 14, 2012 at 9:36 am
Carolyn Harris Louviere, 63, passed away on Wednesday, Aug.29 after a lengthy battle with cancer.


Guidry
September 14, 2012 at 9:35 am
Julian Paul Guidry, 79, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 22.


Bagby
September 07, 2012 at 9:40 am
Rosemary Bagby, 85, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Aug. 19. A native of Huntington, W.V., she has lived in Norco since 1953.


Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
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I was looking through my father’s old 35mm slides and found this rare photo taken around 1965.