Rhodes Funeral Home - Gretna

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.
Rhodes Corporate Mission Statement

"The Rhodes family of businesses is committed to providing superior services and products which consistently exceed insdustry standards, by building upon a long tradition of trust and support of the community"


Our Obituaries

Louis Edward Brown

November 15, 2020

Louis Edward "WeeBoo" Brown, native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Terrytown, LA, departed this earthly life on Sunday, November 15, 2020, age 77. Louis was born on February 5, 1943, to the late William Brown, Sr. and Mathilda LaBranch Brown. He was educated in the New Orleans Public School System attending Booker T. Washington High School. He was a veteran serving nine years in the Army...
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Frances Sylve St. Ann

November 15, 2020

Frances Sylve St. Ann, born December 8, 1936, peacefully passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at West Jefferson Hospital at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her parents, Victoria Ancar Sylve & Eddie Sylve Sr., husband, Oscar St. Ann Sr., Children, Oscar St. Ann Jr. and Alex St. Ann Sr., siblings, Florence Sylve Thiel, Eddie Sylve Jr., Henry Sylve, Ralph Sylve, and Almena Sylve....
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Miquel Chatman

October 31, 2020

Miguel Chatman passed away on October 31, 2020. Miguel's life exemplified the simple virtues of love of family and strength in the face of incredible challenges during decades of psychiatric illness. His loss will be felt for many years ahead, but the inspiration of his strength will persist even longer. Miguel was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Rosemary Chatman, his sister Pamelyn...
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Sheryl Keeler Blackwell

October 17, 2020

Sheryl Keeler Blackwell transitioned from mortality to immortality on Saturday, October 17th, 2020. Sheryl was born in New Orleans, La where she resided until passing away. Sheryl received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Southern University of New Orleans. She instilled the love of music in many of her students, while teaching music in the New Orleans Public Schools. She also served as...
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Errol E. Rideau, Sr.

October 11, 2020

Errol E. Rideau, Sr., departed this life on Sunday, October 11, 2020. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather was born on October 9,, 1938 to Frank Bill and Mamie Rideau, one of 11 children, in the Rideau Settlement of Palmetto, Louisiana. He received his education at Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Lebeau, Louisiana. He joined the United States Army after high...
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Anthony Daranda

October 10, 2020

Anthony Daranda graduate of St. Augustine class of 74 and Southern University departed this life on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the age of 64. Devoted husband of Enola R. Daranda. Son of Oace and Marshall Daranda, Sr. Devoted father of Kellen (Jessica) Daranda and Justin (Staci-Lyn) Daranda. Brother of Jacquelyn Brown, Marshall J. Daranda, Jr., Josephine Daranda Bechet, Francis Daranda, Stephen...
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Emerson Daniel Calderon

September 28, 2020

Emerson Daniel 'MAC' Calderon went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 28, 2020. Emerson made his grand entrance into this world on June 6, 2019 (weighing a whopping 8lbs 11oz, the largest of his siblings) to his devoted parents Elvin and Elizabeth Calderon. Soon after birth, Mac was found to have some medical perplexities. He was found to have leukemia and this turned his family's world...
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Marion P. Johnson

August 30, 2020

Marion P. Johnson departed this life on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the age of 86. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Rev. Samuel L. Johnson. Loving daughter of the late Vera Cooper and Jessie Peterson. Devoted mother of Sandra Johnson- Severin, Lela Jackson and Vera Boothe. Sister of the late Clarence James Peterson, Sr., Michael Petty and Ruth Petty. Grandmother of Damian Jackson,...
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Melvin Henry Francis, Sr.

August 12, 2020

Melvin Henry Francis, Sr. affectionately known as "Moon", passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Catherine Philip Francis for 52 years and the father of Charmaine Francis Rowan, Melvin H. Francis, Jr. (Shanice) and the late Adrienne D. Francis, grandfather of Kenneth Rowan, Jr., Kendal A. Rowan, Melvin H. Francis III, Tailor Smith, Mia King, Melneshia King,...
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Linell Bridges

August 8, 2020

Linell Bridges passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 54. Linell was the daughter of Ardella Bridges and the late Jesse Bridges. She was a devoted mother of Dana M. Robinson (Lance) and Danielle D. Bridges (Justin). She was the loving grandmother to Camren A. Gaudet whom she adored. She was the loving sister of Helen D. Bridges-Sandifer ...
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Mary E. Leroy

July 30, 2020

Mary E. Leroy departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was 87 years old. She was born on May 4, 1933 to the late Della Butler and Williams Jones in Aquasco, MD. She resided in New Orleans, LA for most of her life. She is preceded in death by her husband Henry Leroy. Mary leaves to cherish her memory son Stanly Keys; sister Amanda Young; grandson Anthony Keys and Mekhi Keys; nieces...
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James Bernard Halley

July 8, 2020

James B. Halley began this world as JB Halley on August 14, 1944, born to the late Sarah Halley Raymond, in Lake Providence, La (East Carroll Parish). Due to an antiquated school requirement, his mother subsequently renamed him James Bernard Halley. "JB", as she affectionately called him, was later raised by his maternal grandparents James and Mary Phelips Jordan. He would go on to attend GW...
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Yvonne Theresa Olivier Bechet

July 5, 2020

Yvonne Theresa Olivier Bechet, a retired Lieutenant with the New Orleans Police Department, died peacefully in her sleep of natural causes on July 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was 86 years old. The daughter of Armand G. Olivier, Sr. and Eva Francis Olivier, Yvonne, born in 1934, grew up in the Lafitte housing project. She attended Joseph S. Clark High School and not long after...
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Brenda Lee Smith DeVore

July 5, 2020

Brenda Lee Smith DeVore was born into this earthly world on February 20, 1943 to the late Alvin Joseph and Dovado O'Lillian Gordon Smith. During the Heavenly Roll Call on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 5:00 a.m., God called Brenda's name, while answering; she entered into her eternal home. Her grandfather, the late Reverend Wilbert Tross Sr. baptized her at an early age, at New Hope Baptist Church. She...
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Dorothy Harris Cleggett

June 27, 2020

Dorothy Harris Cleggett, age 91, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 27, 2020 to be with her heavenly Father. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert J. Cleggett, Sr. and son, Mark A. Cleggett. She is survived by her children; June C. Hanchett, Robert J. Cleggett, Jr, Byron M. (Valerie) Cleggett, Marva C. (Mance) Tutt and Brent E. (Felicia) Cleggett. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren,...
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Pearl Ruth Gougisha Adams

June 19, 2020

Sunrise, March 18th 1942, Sunset June 19th 2020. Pearl transitioned into eternal rest at the tender age of 78. Ms. Adams passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Ochsner Westbank Hospital due to health complications. Ms. Adams, a native of New Orleans, resided in Gretna, Louisiana for most of her life. She is the daughter of the late Octave and Marguerite Gougisha....
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Loretta Young Jones

June 14, 2020

Loretta Young-Jones, 51, departed this life on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Wife of Arthur K. Jones. Daughter of Josephine S. Young and James L. Young, Sr. (Yolonda). Mother of Robert J. and Raheem D. Young and Ireauna Lloyd. Sister of Genel Young-Collins (Melvin), James L. Young, Jr. and Anthony Harris. Loretta is also survived by four grandchildren, two nieces, five nephews, and a host of aunts,...
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Shirley Wilson Haynes

May 27, 2020

Shirley Wilson Haynes entered eternal life on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was born April 17, 1933 to Richard Wilson and Ruth Smith Doyle. She was educated in the New Orleans public school system. She met and married McGuffy Haynes. To this union was born Jerome Haynes, Sr. Shirley was a dedicated housewife and mother. She loved cooking and enjoyed family gatherings. Most of all she loved being...
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Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Sr.

February 3, 2020

Nathaniel Curtis "Tanny" Jones, Sr., 72, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his wife, Linda R. Jones; son, Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Jr.; daughter, Nicole Cereise Jones and Foster daughter, KennYetta RaChel Wright; two brothers, Edward Jones, Sr. and Alfred Jones; one sister, Marilyn Jones; one Goddaughter, Deborah Nicholas-Fortner....
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Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Sr.

February 3, 2020

Nathaniel Curtis "Tanny" Jones, Sr., 72, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his wife, Linda R. Jones; son, Nathaniel Curtis Jones, Jr.; daughter, Nicole Cereise Jones and Foster daughter, KennYetta RaChel Wright; two brothers, Edward Jones, Sr. and Alfred Jones; one sister, Marilyn Jones; one Goddaughter, Deborah Nicholas-Fortner....
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Leonard Washington

January 6, 2020

Leonard (Bruser) Washington was born October 31, 1938 to the late Henderson Washington and Augustine Jones Washington. He was baptized at the St. Mark Baptist Church in Gretna by the late Eddie Cross, Jr. He entered into eternal peace on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the age of 81. Leonard attended Lincoln High School and played football. He enjoyed playing baseball and golf. He loved baseball so...
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Leonard Washington

October 31, 1938 - January 6, 2020

Leonard (Bruser) Washington was born October 31, 1938 to the late Henderson Washington and Augustine Jones Washington. He was baptized at the St. Mark Baptist Church in Gretna by the late Eddie Cross, Jr. He entered into eternal peace on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the age of 81. Leonard attended Lincoln High School and played football. He enjoyed playing baseball and golf. He loved baseball so...
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Anrease Stokes

January 4, 2020

Anrease Stokes, loving mother, daughter and sister entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at her home. She worked for the State of Louisiana for over 20 years and was last employed at the Loew's Hotel. She is survived by her mother, her two children, grandchildren, two sisters and longtime companion. Relatives and friends of the family, employees of the Loew's Hotel and...
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Anrease Stokes

January 4, 2020

Anrease Stokes, loving mother, daughter and sister entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at her home. She worked for the State of Louisiana for over 20 years and was last employed at the Loew's Hotel. She is survived by her mother, her two children, grandchildren, two sisters and longtime companion. Relatives and friends of the family, employees of the Loew's Hotel and...
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Louis Pardo, Jr.

December 26, 2019

On Wednesday, December 26, 2019 God opened heaven's door and with a rejoicing spirit Louis Joseph Pardo, Jr. began eternity. Louis J. Pardo, Jr. was born to the late Shirley M. Walker and late Louis J. Pardo, Sr. in New Orleans, LA. He was the son of the late Leo P. Leonard, grandson of the late Philip and Beatrice Peterson. His precious memories will be cherished by his beloved daughter...
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Louis Pardo, Jr.

December 26, 2019

On Wednesday, December 26, 2019 God opened heaven's door and with a rejoicing spirit Louis Joseph Pardo, Jr. began eternity. Louis J. Pardo, Jr. was born to the late Shirley M. Walker and late Louis J. Pardo, Sr. in New Orleans, LA. He was the son of the late Leo P. Leonard, grandson of the late Philip and Beatrice Peterson. His precious memories will be cherished by his beloved daughter...
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Paulette Singleton Rowan

December 11, 2019

Paulette Singleton Rowan entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the age of 65. Daughter of the Late Charles and Elnora Jason. Wife of Samuel C. Rowan. Mother of Karen Malonson, Tracy (Derrick) Mosley, Fonta (Mack) Elliot, Williams Riggins, Draper (Vonica) Riggins and Samuel L. Ellison. Sister of Shirley Smallwood, Robert (Carla) Jason, James (Marie) Jason, Michael Jason, and...
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Ina Lovings

November 24, 2019

Ina Lovings departed this life on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the age of 101. Daughter of the late Lawrence Lovings and Wilhelmina Francis. Mother of Whilimena H. Stroughter (Adrian), Almontine G. H. Smith (Bobby), the late Bernard Francis, and James S. Griffin Sr. Grandmother of James S. Griffin, Jr., Janelle Jefferson, Jonathan W. Stroughter, Andre' D. Smith, Sr., Brittany C. Stroughter,...
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Ina Lovings

November 24, 2019

Ina Lovings departed this life on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the age of 101. Daughter of the late Lawrence Lovings and Wilhelmina Francis. Mother of Whilimena H. Stroughter (Adrian), Almontine G. H. Smith (Bobby), the late Bernard Francis, and James S. Griffin Sr. Grandmother of James S. Griffin, Jr., Janelle Jefferson, Jonathan W. Stroughter, Andre' D. Smith, Sr., Brittany C. Stroughter,...
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Doretha P. Keller

November 4, 2019

Doretha P. "Maw Maw" Keller was born on November 26. 1921. Daughter of the late Stanislaus Philip and Natalie Saul of Vacherie, La. She married Edmond J. Keller of Vacherie in November 1939.In the early 1940's they moved to "the city" of New Orleans, La. Life wasn't easy along the way. The depression ended in 1939, just in time for World War II to begin. Doretha...
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Doretha P. Keller

November 4, 2019

Doretha P. "Maw Maw" Keller was born on November 26. 1921. Daughter of the late Stanislaus Philip and Natalie Saul of Vacherie, La. She married Edmond J. Keller of Vacherie in November 1939.In the early 1940's they moved to "the city" of New Orleans, La. Life wasn't easy along the way. The depression ended in 1939, just in time for World War II to begin. Doretha...
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Ida Coney

September 17, 2019

Ida Coney departed this life on Tuesday September 17, 2019 at the age of 90. She was the wife of the late Fred Coney and daughter of the late Willie Wilkerson, Sr. and Blanche Smith. Mother of Dudley Coney and Odell Coney and the late Yoyonder Augustine. Sister of the late Willie Jr., Inez, Lawrence and Leroy. Mrs. Coney is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and a host of...
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Freddie C. Celistan

September 16, 2019

Freddie C. Celistan entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the age of 54. He was born on September 23, 1964 to Leonard and Josie Celistan in New Orleans, LA. Freddie leave to cherish his memory his mother, Josie Celistan, his wife, Deon Celistan of Houston, TX; two children, Dierra Celistan and Freddie Celistan Jr. of Houston, TX.; two grandchildren, Kynda Celistan and...
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Freddie C. Celistan

September 23, 1964 - September 16, 2019

Freddie C. Celistan entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the age of 54. He was born on September 23, 1964 to Leonard and Josie Celistan in New Orleans, LA. Freddie leave to cherish his memory his mother, Josie Celistan, his wife, Deon Celistan of Houston, TX; two children, Dierra Celistan and Freddie Celistan Jr. of Houston, TX.; two grandchildren, Kynda Celistan and...
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James Veal, Jr.

September 13, 2019

James Veal, Jr. departed this life on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the age of 61. Son of James Veal, Sr. and Anna H. Veal. Father of James Smith. Brother of Ivy Veal Henderson Lee, Michael Veal, also the late Garry Veal, and Arthur Veal. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Service at D...
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James Veal, Jr.

September 13, 2019

James Veal, Jr. departed this life on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the age of 61. Son of James Veal, Sr. and Anna H. Veal. Father of James Smith. Brother of Ivy Veal Henderson Lee, Michael Veal, also the late Garry Veal, and Arthur Veal. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Service at D...
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Alma Williams Hunt

September 6, 2019

Alma Williams Hunt departed this life on Friday September 6, 2019 at the age of 94. Wife of the late Mack Hunt, Sr. Sister of the late Ethel Bell, Joseph Williams, Jr., Clasterfair Williams, S. and Ms. Willie L. Martin. Mrs. Hunt is survived by a special niece Clara Jackson and her son Mark A. Jackson, Sr. (nephew) of New Orleans, LA.; special nephews Clasterfair Williams, Jr. of New Orleans, LA....
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Alma Williams Hunt

September 6, 2019

Alma Williams Hunt departed this life on Friday September 6, 2019 at the age of 94. Wife of the late Mack Hunt, Sr. Sister of the late Ethel Bell, Joseph Williams, Jr., Clasterfair Williams, S. and Ms. Willie L. Martin. Mrs. Hunt is survived by a special niece Clara Jackson and her son Mark A. Jackson, Sr. (nephew) of New Orleans, LA.; special nephews Clasterfair Williams, Jr. of New Orleans, LA....
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Lionel Robertson, Sr.

September 4, 2019

Lionel Robertson, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Wednesday September 4, 2019. Husband of the late Annette Marie Chatman Robertson. Son of the late Helen Allen and Leonard Robertson, Sr. Father of Rene' Canty, Lionel Robertson, Jr., (Lela), Dr. Cindy Robertson Hugh (Pastor Michael Hugh), Kimberly Ann Robertson, Yolanda Denise Robertson and Krystal Mishawn Robertson. Brother of Geraldine...
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Lionel Robertson, Sr.

September 4, 2019

Lionel Robertson, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Wednesday September 4, 2019. Husband of the late Annette Marie Chatman Robertson. Son of the late Helen Allen and Leonard Robertson, Sr. Father of Rene' Canty, Lionel Robertson, Jr., (Lela), Dr. Cindy Robertson Hugh (Pastor Michael Hugh), Kimberly Ann Robertson, Yolanda Denise Robertson and Krystal Mishawn Robertson. Brother of Geraldine...
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Donna Theresa Tanner

August 31, 2019

Donna Theresa Tanner, beloved wife, mother, and a friend to many, was called to eternal bliss on Saturday, August 31, 2019 with her loving husband at her side. Donna leaves her treasured memories to her devoted husband, Joseph M. Tanner; beloved children: Rashad Tanner, Danielle Hebert Tanner, and Meagan Tanner; grandchildren: Daniel Hebert and Jeremiah Tanner; 2 sisters, 1 brother, 1 sister-in...
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Donna Theresa Tanner

August 31, 2019

Donna Theresa Tanner, beloved wife, mother, and a friend to many, was called to eternal bliss on Saturday, August 31, 2019 with her loving husband at her side. Donna leaves her treasured memories to her devoted husband, Joseph M. Tanner; beloved children: Rashad Tanner, Danielle Hebert Tanner, and Meagan Tanner; grandchildren: Daniel Hebert and Jeremiah Tanner; 2 sisters, 1 brother, 1 sister-in...
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Troy Vincent Salvant, Sr.

August 17, 2019

Brother Troy Vincent Salvant, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Husband of Ruby Custard Salvant. Son of Alfred Salvant, Sr. and Shirley Salvant. Father of Troy, Tranisha, and Tamira also reared Alfred Salvant, III. Brother of Alfred Salvant, Jr., Debra Ayo and Frankie Castle. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Troy Vincent Salvant, Sr.

August 17, 2019

Brother Troy Vincent Salvant, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Husband of Ruby Custard Salvant. Son of Alfred Salvant, Sr. and Shirley Salvant. Father of Troy, Tranisha, and Tamira also reared Alfred Salvant, III. Brother of Alfred Salvant, Jr., Debra Ayo and Frankie Castle. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and...
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Lanelle Whatley

August 10, 2019

Lanelle "Nell" Antrice Whatley was born on June 16, 1983 and entered her eternal rest on August 10, 2019 at the age of 36, surrounded by her family. She was a long time resident of Harvey (Old Harvey), Louisiana. Nell was born in Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana to James and Carolyn Whatley. She was baptized at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in 1993 by Dr. Reverend John E. Brooks. She...
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Lanelle Whatley

June 16, 1983 - August 10, 2019

Lanelle "Nell" Antrice Whatley was born on June 16, 1983 and entered her eternal rest on August 10, 2019 at the age of 36, surrounded by her family. She was a long time resident of Harvey (Old Harvey), Louisiana. Nell was born in Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana to James and Carolyn Whatley. She was baptized at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in 1993 by Dr. Reverend John E. Brooks. She...
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Bernice Branch Monette

August 8, 2019

Bernice Branch Monette, departed this life on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the blessed age of 92. Daughter of the late Agnes Peters Branch and Dennis Branch Sr., wife of the late Wilbert F. Monette Sr. Mother of Lynn (Ralph) Lewis III, Eric (Elorial) Monette, Sr., Sabrina (Alden) Jourdain Sr., and the late Wilbert F. Monette, Jr., and Ercelle Ware. Sister of Violet Crawford, Marion Lawrence and...
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Bernice Branch Monette

August 8, 2019

Bernice Branch Monette, departed this life on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the blessed age of 92. Daughter of the late Agnes Peters Branch and Dennis Branch Sr., wife of the late Wilbert F. Monette Sr. Mother of Lynn (Ralph) Lewis III, Eric (Elorial) Monette, Sr., Sabrina (Alden) Jourdain Sr., and the late Wilbert F. Monette, Jr., and Ercelle Ware. Sister of Violet Crawford, Marion Lawrence and...
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Wilson Sylve

June 15, 2019

Wilson A. Sylve, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the age of 69. Husband of Millicent P. Sylve; son of Wilson W. Sylve and Helen Sylve; father of Wilson, Jr. (Danielle), Remy, Christopher Sylve (Sheree); brother of Dennis Sylve, Kerilyn Norman, Linda Duplessis, Jennifer Conaway and Arnold Sylve. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other...
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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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Michael W. Hoffmeister

May 29, 2019

Michael "Mickey" W. Hoffmeister entered eternal rest on May 29, 2019. Son of the late Lloyd Jules Hoffmeister, Sr. and Dorothy Monies Hoffmeister. Husband of Charlene Hoffmeister. Father of Micah Hoffmeister, Jobe Hoffmeister, Tyra Tregre, Zachary Hoffmeister, Gabriel Hoffmeister, Rickie Alexander, Jr., Tiphane Alexander, and the late Jacob Hoffmeister. Brother of the late Lloyd Jules Hoffmeister...
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Dalton Boutte, Sr.

May 27, 2019

Dalton Joseph Boutte Sr., a lifelong resident of Algiers, LA entered into eternal rest on May 27, 2019, at the age of 91. Dalton was the son of the late Marie Millaud Boutte and Leonard Boutte. Loving husband of the late Lorraine Boutte. Devoted brother to the late Grace Landry, Rudolph, Marcel, and Joyce Boutte. Dalton graduated from LB Landry High School, then joined the US Army, serving in...
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Leonard Dennis

April 28, 2019

Leonard Dennis entered into eternal rest, Sunday, April 28, 2019. Leonard leaves memories to cherish with his wife, Dora Lee Calvin Dennis, children Cheryl Calvin Jones, Amanda Dennis Jones, Michelle Dennis Custard, and siblings Leona Watts, Willie Mae Marshall, Vivian Brazile, and Calvin Dennis. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends....
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Edwin Phillip Romain, Sr.

April 8, 2019

Edwin "Ro" Phillip Romain, Sr., a WWII United States Navy Veteran, peacefully departed this life on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the age of 96; beloved husband of the late Myra Millaud Romain; son of the late Richard L. Romain and Catherine Douroux Romain; stepson of the late Isabelle St. Cyr Romain; devoted father of Leslie Romain Chauvin, Richard N. Romain, Julie A. Romain, Inez Romain (Roy)...
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Claude Peter Joshua

April 4, 2019

Claude Peter Joshua passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the age of 76. Claude was born in Donaldsonville, LA (Lemannville) to Vernessa Joshua and Wilmer Jenkins on March 24, 1943. Claude was a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) operator for 35 years. Claude was preceded in death by his parents, Vernessa Joshua and Wilmer Jenkins, son, Alex Leon Joshua, sister, Gloria Dottie Jenkins...
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Samantha McDowell Synigal

April 4, 2019

Samantha McDowell Synigal entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Samantha was the beloved daughter of Martha Grinstead and the late Samuel Marshall, Jr. She was the loving mother of Shyantha and Samuel McDowell, Shyanthony and Anthony Synigal and grandmother of Shay'la Ross. She was a cherished sister to Barbara Berard, Bonnie McDowell, Carl Moten and the late Floyd Leonard....
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Chimas Joseph Sylve, Sr.

March 11, 2019

Chimas Joseph Sylve, Sr. departed this life to go home with his heavenly Father on Monday March 11, 2019 at his home with his wife by his side. Chimas was 67 years old.He leaves behind to cherish his memories his devoted wife Alice Sylve, his Children: Sherise, Crystal, Chimas (Ramona) Sylve Jr., Lizzie (Barian) Robinson, and Julie (Keith) Ingraham, Seven grandchildren, three sisters, two...
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Irene Theresa St. Ann Sylve

March 5, 2019

Irene Theresa St. Ann Sylve entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the age of 84. Wife of the late Lawrence Sylve, Sr. Daughter of the late Alexis C. St. Ann and Theresa Sylve St. Ann. Mother of Lawrence Sylve, Jr. (Gwen), Clayton Sylve, Sr., Rosezillia Alford (Andrew, Sr.), Wanda Munoz (Abelardo, Sr.), Suzette Searcy (Scott) and the late Mary Dell Dinet (Steven, Sr.). Sister of...
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Lisa Ann Maurice

February 26, 2019

Lisa Ann Maurice passed away on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at the age of 51 years old. Lisa, daughter to Lorraine P. Maurice, and the late Walter "Sonny" Myles, was born on May 04, 1967 in New Orleans, LA. As a child, Lisa attended Joseph A. Craig Elementary until her later years when she graduated from John McDonald High School. She lived a very traditional life; taking care of her...
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Lathaniel Anthony Carson

February 22, 2019

Lathaniel Carson entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 22, 2019 at age 70. Son of the late Eugene and Theresa Carson. Sister of Maxine Carson. Brother of the late Lena Mae Lavardin. He is also survived by a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family also priest and parishioners of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Port Sulphur are invited to attend a...
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Ernestine J. Davis

February 9, 2019

Ernestine J. Porter Davis passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the seasoned age of 84. She was the beloved wife of the late Rev. Jerry D. Davis, Sr.; loving mother of Rev. Jerry Davis (Deanka), Marian Davis Brown, Michael Davis, Pernell Davis and Amos Davis (Tasha). She is survived by 2 siblings, a younger brother, Willie Johnson (Claudette) and a baby sister,...
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Alton Shorty" "Smile Riley

February 2, 2019

Alton "Poonie", "Shorty", "Smile" Riley passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the age of 67. He was a resident of Avondale, LA. Alton retired from Jefferson Parish Department of Water Works in Marrero, LA. He was the loving brother of Barbara Riley, Mary Woodruff, Elizabeth Simmons, Patricia Moses, the late Earl Riley, Joseph Riley and Claude Moses; loving and devoted...
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Leroy Garrison, Sr.

January 21, 2019

Minister Leroy Garrison, Sr. transitioned peacefully from this life the early morning of January 21, 2019. Minister Leroy Garrison was born February 15, 1948 in New Orleans, LA to John Smith, Sr. and Martha Garrison of Harvey, Louisiana. He was known as a faithful minister and devoted husband and father.Minister Leroy Garrison, Sr. is survived by his wife, Beatrice Burno Garrison and two sons;...
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Lillie Trudeaux Wright

January 15, 2019

Lillie Wright went home to be with her Heavenly father on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 92. Daughter of the late Vance Trudeaux and Elvina Forges Trudeaux. Wife of the late John Wright, Jr. Mother of Arthur Simmons, Lorraine S. Harris, Gerald Wright, Marya Hebert-Green (James), Benjamin (Belinda) Wright, Vance (Jean) Wright, Glenn Wright, Vonnie Wright, Jeannie Wright, Jeffrey and a...
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Gloria Ribet

January 5, 2019

Gloria Ribet departed this life on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the age of 90. Wife of the late Stanley Ribet, Sr. Daughter of the late Adeline Caraway. Mother of Stanley Ribet and Allison Dean. Sister of the late Doretha Caraway and Johna Caraway. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers...
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Doris Victoria Simon Hunter

January 3, 2019

Doris Victoria Simon Hunter emerged into eternal life on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, she was 78. Doris known to family and close friends as "Maug" spent her early days as a resident of Harvey La. and later raised her own family in Terrytown La. Doris was a graduate of Southern University and Loyola University in New Orleans where she earned a Masters' degree in Special Education. She was an...
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Aurora A. Picone

November 24, 2018

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 at University Medical Center New Orleans our beloved Aurora Avis Picone kindly known as "Muttie" transitioned from earthly life to her heavenly home with her Lord and Savior.Aurora was born November 14, 1963 at Charity Hospital, New Orleans to Joseph Barthelemy Sr. and the late Irma DeMolle Barthelemy. She was the affectionate and devoted wife of Bernard E. Picone...
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Andria Chamberlain

November 19, 2018

Andria Chamberlain entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 19, 2018 at the age of 67. Daughter of the late Clifford and Theresa Daniels Verret. Sister of Ethel, Kathleen, Terry, Gary (Margie) Verret and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Relatives and friends of the family also priests and parishioners of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, employees of Bellsouth; AT&T;...
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Marland Wellington Adkins, Jr.

November 18, 2018

Marland Wellington Adkins, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 60. Husband of Barbara Adkins, Son of the late Marland W. Adkins and the late Verona Adkins. Father of Marland, III, Xia JaNai and Breland Adkins. Brother of Stephanie Jones, Yolanda Thomas and Carla (Kevin) Hicks. He is also survived by one grandson, August Harrison, and a host of nieces, nephews,...
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Marva Bolden Walker

November 6, 2018

Marva Bolden Walker entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the age of 75. Daughter of the late Rose Keller and Clarence E. Bolden, Sr... Mother of Ronald Dunlap, Jodi Jones and Rebecca Miller. Sister of Paula Hampton, the late Clarence E. Bolden, Jr. and Norma O'Hara. She is survived by 1 grandchild, Keith Morris, Jr., 1 sister-in-law, June Bolden and a host of nieces, nephews...
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Daniel Leo Sylve, Sr.

November 5, 2018

Daniel Leo Sylve, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 5, 2018 at the age of 73. Husband of Linda Franklin Sylve. Son of the late Morris Sylve, Sr. and Ophelia Lightell Sylve. Father of Daniel (Keisha), Jr., Reggie (Kimberly), Christina (Johnny) and Matthew Sylve also Hollie, Loretta, Shantrell and Evonia Sylve. Brother of Norris Sylve, Sr. (Dail), Darrell Sylve, the late Barbara,...
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Charles Augustine Jackson IV

October 28, 2018

Charles Augustine Jackson, IV entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the age of 39. Husband of Latanya Lewis Jackson. Son of Victoria Landix and Charles A. Jackson, III. Father of Charles A. Jackson, V; Jayce Charles Jackson; Logan Joseph Jackson; Daniel Tyler Jackson and Victoria Skylar Jackson. Brother of Jarvis Jackson, Travis Jackson and Jemall Davis. He is also survived by...
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Xavier Neal Patton

October 20, 2018

Xavier Neal Patton, born July 7, 2018 to his beloved and loving parents Maegan Rachelle Patton and Damian Lamas Williams, departed this life on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the age of 3 months and 13 days. Precious grandson of Thomas Neal, Jr., Janelle Patton, Evelina Verdon Williams and the late Rachel Denise Clark and Rouse Lamas Williams; Great grandson of Susie Clark, Connie Chapman, Thomas...
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Edna Mae Roberts Mack

October 6, 2018

Edna Roberts Mack loving wife and mother was summoned to rest October 6, 2018. Edna was born August 19, 1949 in New Orleans, LA to the (Late) Reverend Leon and Ruth (Givens) Roberts. Edna retired from the United States Postal Service with over 30 years of service. She is a member of New Home Family Church. Edna is known for her passionate prayer life, desire and willingness to help people in...
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Murphy Johnson

September 8, 2018

Murphy Johnson was born in New Orleans, LA. on December 24, 1941 to the late Agnes Morris Joseph and Harry G. Young. Murphy entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the age of 76 in JoEllen Smith Nursing Home. Murphy was a long time resident of Bridge City, LA. He was a humble and sweet person. Murphy could often be seen sitting under the carport talking with his dear friend,...
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Dorine Marie Glover Roussel

September 6, 2018

Dorine Marie Glover Roussel entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the age of 65. Daughter of the late Augustine Gray Glover and Leo Powell. Former wife of Allen Roussel. Mother of Elliene Joshua Roussel, Nathan Martin Roussel (Martine Scott) and Ivana Marie Roussel. Sister of Michael Maurice Glover. She is survived by 5 grandchildren: Kia Roussel, Elliene Roussel Jr., Kyrah...
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Melvin Hughes

September 1, 2018

Deacon Melvin Hughes transitioned from this life to life everlasting on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the age of 84. He was a native and resident of Algiers, LA. Son of the late Joseph Henry Hughes, Sr., Augustine Elnora Hughes and Ruth Anderson Hughes. He was educated at Peter S. Lawton Elementary School and a graduate of L B Landry Jr./Sr. High School Class of 1954. After his graduation,...
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Jimmy Mitchell Bartholomew, Sr.

August 26, 2018

Jimmy Mitchell Bartholomew, Sr. passed away at his home in Harvey, Louisiana on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the age of 59. Jimmy was born in Buras, Louisiana to Faitha and Wilfred Bartholomew on September 24, 1958. He was a 1978 graduate of Buras High School. He worked as an operator for Chevron for 30+ years. He was the past Grand Knight of the Buras Knights of Columbus Council 4033 and a member...
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Dianne Bercy

July 30, 2018

Dianne Bercy entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 30, 2018 at the age of 65. Daughter of the late Melvin Joseph and Gloria Davis Bercy. Mother of Arthur Lee Murph, III and Karin D. Murph. Sister of Shirley Thomas, Geraldin Pichon, Walter Bercy, Rowland Bercy, Charles Bercy, Meloni Bercy, Patricia Flint, Marlene Bercy and the late Melvin Bercy. She is also survived by one grandchild, Jordan...
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Mary Ann Walker Johnson

July 19, 2018

Mary Ann Walker Johnson, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Wife of the late Oscar Johnson and former wife of the late Hillery Lowe, Jr. Daughter of Delores Peters and the late William Walker, Sr. Mother of Brenda Coston, Gerald Lowe, Cynthia Bradstreet, Ra'Cean Chatman, Sharnell Johnson and the late Hillery Lowe, III. Sister of Coraine Parker, Harold Walker, Ronald Johnson,...
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Betty Jean Cotton

July 19, 2018

Betty Jean Cotton departed this earthly life on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the age of 78. She was the wife of the late Tommy C. Cotton; daughter of the late Hazel K. Jones and Warren Jones, Sr.; loving and devoted mother of Greer Cotton, Gaye C. Brown (Curtis) and Gina C. Couto (Lawrence); sister of Walter Wilson (Mary), April and Torrell Jones, the late Barbara Skidmore and Warren Jones, Jr.;...
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Michael J. Cousin

May 7, 2018

Michael J. Cousin, age 65, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 7, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Lourdes Cousin, and his daughter, Angela Cousin. Michael served his country in the United States Air Force. He is survived by his daughters, Letea and Angela; his sons, Christian and Corey; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; two sisters; and four brothers. He is...
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Eloise V. Irvin

April 27, 2018

Eloise V. Irvin departed this life on Friday April 27, 2018 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Eddie Irvin; Daughter of the late Haywood and Clotiel Pierre Vincent, Sr.; Loving mother of Diana (Elmer) Edwards, Roslind Hamilton, Joycelyn (Timothy Sr.) Moore, Montie Irvin, Sharon (Dallas) Merrell, Angela (Kirby) Dorsey and Stepmother of Barbara Ann Stevenson and Betty Ann (Phillip) Tross;...
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Shelton Ray Nolan

March 18, 2018

Shelton Ray Nolan entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Husband of Myrna Lewis Jackson Nolan. Son of Rosa Lee Simmons and Charles Nolan. Father of Shelton Jackson, Clifford Lewis, Tennisia Lewis and Keyana McCormick (Arthur). Brother of Dawn Robinson and Dorothy Berkley. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and...
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Doris Soupenne Ellsworth

March 6, 2018

Doris Soupenne Ellsworth entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the age of 96. Wife of the late Paul Leon Ellsworth. Daughter of the late Emile and Cecilia Nicholas Soupenne. Mother of Patricia M. Ellsworth and Paulette E. Ancar. Mother-in-law of Clarence J. Ancar, III. Grandmother of Ashley H. Ancar and Kristin P. Ancar. Great Grandmother of Aiden Joseph...
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Stephanie Louise Brown

March 3, 2018

Stephanie Louise Brown entered into eternal peace on Sunday, March 03, 2018. Loving daughter of the late Leonard Brown, Sr. and Idelma Jasmin Brown; Sister of Pastor Debra B Morton (Paul), Leonard Brown, Jr. (Alicia) and Half Sister of Darlene Swearington, Sharon Sterling, Arlene Brown, Janice Lee, Javelle Brown, Laverne Thompson, Leonard D Brown, Ranard Brown, the late Antoinette Brown and...
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Dorothy Elaine Lee-Castle

January 27, 2018

Dorothy "Dot" Elaine Lee-Castle entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of Saturday, January 27, 2018 at West Jefferson Medical Center. Daughter of the late Zader Rogers and McKinley Lee, Sr. Wife of Amos Harris by first marriage and second marriage to Rev. Harrison Castle, deceased pastor of Sunrise Baptist Church, Gretna, LA. Faithful companion of (the late) Leon "Sam" Sherrer. Sister of...
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Joyce M. Thompson-Fleming

January 20, 2018

Joyce M. Thompson-Fleming departed this life on January 20, 2018 at the age of 58. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband, Marshall Fleming; her children: Marsha, Joshua, Monique Thompson and Marchalla Fleming; her mother, Rosemary Cooks; her siblings: Sharon Brown, Marie Cooks, Ulysses Cooks, Jr. and Antoinette Jupiter; three grandchildren: Devan, Naomi and Jeremiah Thompson. Her...
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Lionel Stewart

November 5, 2017

Lionel Stewart departed this life on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the age of 52. Son of the late A.G. and Willie Mae Stewart. Brother of Maxine Stokes, Edward, James, Philip and John Neal, Patricia (Clarence) Johnson, Joyce, Betty, Helen, Andrew, Gevely, Ernestine, Raff and Kenneth Stewart, the late Tommy Lee Neal, Lonnie and Major Stewart. Devoted friend of Demond Coston and Sonia Mosby. He is...
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Alcedia Taylor

October 28, 2017

Alcedia G. Sylve Taylor was called home to glory on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the age of 58. She leaves behind to cherish her memories; her devoted husband, Welton Mark Taylor Sr.; her loving children, Claude (Louana) Phillips III, Kylie (Eric) Wallace Sr. and Welton Mark Taylor Jr.; her precious grandchildren, Corren, Eric Jr., Kylia, Cierra, Winter, Jaxon and Broxon. She is also survived by...
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Rosemary Weber

October 14, 2017

A beautiful life well lived ended peacefully on Saturday, October 14, 2017, when Rosemary Jones Weber drifted into her heavenly home. She was a beautiful free spirited and loving person. Rosemary Jones Weber was born to the union of the late Clarence Hable Jones Sr., and the late Mary Lee Arnett Jones in New Orleans, Louisiana and was raised in Natchez, Mississippi. She accepted Christ at an...
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Bernice Bernadette Barthelemy

October 8, 2017

Bernice Bernadette Barthelemy, a homemaker, departed this life on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 70. Daughter of the late Leona and Obrey Encalade. Beloved wife of the late Gary Barthelemy. Mother of Lynell, Garland and Brad Barthelemy, Oranell Tinson and Donnell Parker. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren 4 great grandchildren, 1 sister, 1 brother, and a host of other relatives and...
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Joycelyn Griffin

October 7, 2017

Joycelyn Bentley Griffin "MaMa Nu" "Chief" "Noonie", native and resident of Phoenix La. Entered eternal rest on Saturday October 7, 2017 at Canon Hospice. She was the daughter of the late Velma Turner and Joseph Bentley Sr. Wife of the late Herbert Griffin. She is survived by 2 daughters Dione Toyia Griffin-Cosse' and Danna T. Griffin. Brothers Joseph Sr., Sullivan, and Curtis Bentley, Sisters...
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Barbara Ann Harris

September 23, 2017

Barbara Ann Harris passed away peacefully at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital on September 23, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Surrounded by a host of loving family members, she received her heavenly wings from God. Barbara was born to the late Thomas and Alice K. Harris at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 5, 1954. She was the eighth of nine children. Barbara was a devoted...
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Kaiyah Imani Alexander

September 16, 2017

Kaiyah Imani Alexander entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 16, 2017. She was born on June 6, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Erika Lindsey Allen and Jordan David Alexander. Kaiyah's life is survived by great grandmothers, Sandra Jones and Irma Duhe; grandparents, Yvette Alexander James, Michelle Allen and Walter Allen; aunts and uncles, Cy'era James, Keagen James, Elissa Allen,...
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Rashad Armad Harris

August 18, 2017

Rashad " Shady" Armad Harris, departed this life on Friday August 18, 2017 at the age of 9. Loving son of Brionne Harris and Narkee Hunter and stepson of Romero Lewis; Brother of Reginald Batiste, Casimere Wiltz, Lori Lewis; Grandson of Teshesha and Patrick McBride, Monalisa Hunter (James Pierre), Markee Edwards, Brian and Joclean Harris; Great Grandson of Voncille and the late Sterling...
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Brittney Johnson

July 8, 2017

Brittney "Bei" Elaine Johnson, was born in Decatur, GA on July 27, 1997. She entered heaven gates on Saturday July 8, 2017. She was the daughter of Sherleta (Troy) Sanchez, Dyke (Pamela) Johnson and step daughter of Arnold Rogers. She is survived by her loving sisters; Arnicia Rogers, Heather, Jennifer, Lauren and Kimberly Johnson; grandfather, Dyke Johnson and grandmother, Seibra Chauvin....
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Rita Cecile Joseph Cadres

June 29, 2017

Rita Cecile Joseph Cadres, age 83, entered eternal rest on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5:22 a.m., at The Carpenter's House of St. Joseph Hospice from Alzheimer's. Daughter of the late Vernell Joseph Sr. and Clair L. Joseph. Devoted wife of the late Edward R. Cadres Sr. Loving mother of Edward R.Cadres Jr. (Ava) of Atlanta, GA, Kim, Rory (Maureen), Shawn, Juana Cadres and Trinice Cadres...
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Juawane Larry Gray

June 21, 2017

Let not your hearts be trouble. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know that way to where I am going.Juawane Larry Gray, 19 of New Orleans, LA was born...
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Bettie Jean Charles

June 18, 2017

Bettie Jean Charles departed this life on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the age of 65; Daughter of the late Phillips Jones and Annette Baptie Jones; Mother of Anthony Charles; Sister of Barbara Jean Smith; Aunt of Annette McCorkle and John Alvin Smith, Jr.; She is survived by a host of other relatives and friends; Interment: Private; Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil St., Gretna,...
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