Our Obituaries

Jerry V. Dickson

February 14, 1931 - January 24, 2018

Jerry V. Dickson, 86, passed away on January 24, 2018 at a local Hospital in Sulphur, LA. He was born to Barnette and Shirley Dickson, on February 14, 1931. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1948 and served his country until his Honorable discharge in 1952. Four days after his discharge he married the love of his life Doris Stiles. Jerry was employed with United Gas Pipeline where he...
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Marilyn R. Johnson

January 25, 1927 - January 20, 2018

Marilyn Ripley Johnson,90, of Westlake, passed away on January 20, 2018, at her daughter's home in Brookwood, Alabama. Marilyn loved the Lord, loved her family and her church family. She loved to invest her time reaching out to and ministering to family and friends in their time of need. For a number of years, she led the prayer chain at Bellview Baptist Church and previously at Westwood Baptist...
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Brent Lionel Hetzler

October 28, 1976 - January 1, 2018

Brent "Heff" Lionel Hetzler, 41, passed away on January 1, 2018 in Westlake, LA. He was born to parents Jerry and Glenda Hetzler on October 28, 1976. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved the outdoors. He loved the New Orleans Saints and LSU. He is survived by his parents, Jerry and Glenda Hetzler; one son, Logan Hetzler; two step sons, Austin and Justin Bessinger; one brother, Royce Hetzler and...
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Walter Devoy Johnson

February 18, 1921 - January 1, 2018

Walter Devoy Johnson, 96 passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on Monday, January 1, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on February 18, 1921 to Joseph and Bonnie Johnson of Leesville, LA.He served in the United States Navy, during World War ll. Upon his honorable discharge, he began his career with Citcon/Citgo, retiring as an instrument Tech supervisor after 31 years of...
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Patrick Dwayne Guthrie

August 9, 1960 - December 27, 2017

Patrick "Pat" D. Guthrie, 57, died Wednesday Dec. 27, 2017, in Westlake, La. Pat was born in Lake Charles, La. He grew up, being raised in the Catholic Church and graduated from Westlake High School in 1979, but has lived in Baytown, TX. for the past 35 years, where he worked for Filters Unlimited until he recently moved back to Westlake. He was an avid hunter and fisherman with his loyal...
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Dorothy Ann Hargrave

July 6, 1940 - December 25, 2017

Dorothy Ann Richard Southern Hargrave, 77, passed away on this Holy Day of December 25, 2017. Our beautiful and beloved mother took up her wings and peacefully went to be with Jesus. She was a lifelong resident of Cameron Parish and lived the later part of her life in Westlake with her family. She was a passionate woman of God and lived a life of faith. She spent most of her life working as a...
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Edward Donald Wilder

December 1, 1942 - December 14, 2017

Edward Donald "Don" Wilder, age 75, of Ragley passed away peacefully on December 14, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.Born to Delta and Jack Wilder in DeQueen, Arkansas on December 1, 1942. Don was a resident of Westlake for over 45 years, and worked as an AC/Refrigeration Repair man. He loved fishing, hunting, playing dominos, poker, and Bouray. Don was a family man, and was known to be an...
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Claud Hubert Aaron

August 23, 1946 - December 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Una Theresa Broussard

April 10, 1933 - November 6, 2017

Una Theresa Broussard, 84, of Westlake, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at a local hospital. She was born in Rayne, LA on April 10, 1933 to her late parents, Dulva and Elina Lavergne. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing cards, booray, bingo, and loved going to the casino. She is survived by her loving husband of 66...
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Martha Jeanette Van Norman

April 21, 1938 - November 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Annie Marguerite Oliver

November 13, 1915 - October 28, 2017

A.Marguerite Oliver "Purple Lady", 101, of Westlake passed away Saturday October 28, 2017.Known as the "Purple Lady", Rite worked for over 50 years in Westlake at all the pharmacies. She would often go pick out a get well card for someone who was ill. She loved to travel and had visited all fifty states with her husband, David and in later years, day trips with senior groups. She was a gentle...
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Arvis Dwain Foshee

October 20, 1940 - October 24, 2017

Arvis Foshee, 77, was called home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 24, 2017.He was born October 20, 1940 to Clarence and Leona Foshee in Rosepine, LA. He graduated from Rosepine High School in the Class of 1958. He married Darlene Doty on June 01, 1963. He went on to proudly serve our country for 21 years in the U.S. Navy. He retired from the U.S. Navy on June 30, 1980. During his...
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Pearl M. Leubner

January 19, 1926 - October 23, 2017

Pearl M. Leubner passed away on October 23, 2017 at a local nursing home. Pearl enjoyed making hot tamales for the church bazaars, fishing, crabbing, and gardening.Pearl is preceded in death by her husband, Bernard E. Leubner; daughter, Frankie Gwartney; brothers, Tommy, Paul, Bill, and George; sisters, Florence, Annie, Marie, and Hazel..Pearl is survived by her three sons, Robert and his wife...
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Wilson James Thistrup

March 16, 1937 - October 15, 2017

Wilson James Thistrup, born on March 16, 1937 to Daniel and Mary Thistrup passed fromthis life on Sunday, October 15 at 1:15 pm with his loving wife of 35 years and family members by his side. A retired contractor, he enjoyed his morning sessions with his buddies at McDonalds and taking cat naps with his beloved Sophie.Wilson is survived by his wife Katherine (KathyDaigle), daughters Danielle...
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Margaret A. Goss

January 25, 1956 - October 5, 2017

Margaret Ann Goss age 61, passed away on October 5, 2017 at her local residence. Margaret loved her children and grandchildren dearly. Her hobbies where collecting coins for her grandchildren and shopping. She enjoyed talking often to her friends by phone. Margaret was a graduate of Westlake High School. During 1990, she attended Delta Business College. She had employment with Isle Capri, CARC,...
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Kyle Provost

September 25, 1943 - October 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Finers B. Cryer

October 16, 1940 - September 17, 2017

Rev Finers B Cryer 76, passed away on September 17, 2017 at a local hospital. Finers was born in Deridder, LA and lived most of his life in Westlake, LA. Finers served as a Minister of music at the 1st Baptist church of Westlake till his retirement he also served as a Minister of music at the Parkview Baptist Church of Sulphur, LA. In his youth he traveled the United States playing music. He also...
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Rachel Renee Ellzey

December 20, 1956 - September 12, 2017

Rachel "Renee" Ellzey of Westlake, LA passed away Tuesday September 12, 2017 at the age of 60, in the comfort of her home, now at complete peace with her Heavenly Father and loving husband. Rachel was a loving and caring Christian who enjoyed spending time with her dogs and loved ones. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend, who will be greatly missed.Those left...
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Elenora Marie Fruh

September 29, 1930 - August 25, 2017

Elenora "Nora" Fruh, 86, of Westlake passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at a local hospital. She was born on September 29, 1930 in Lake Charles, LA to parents Captain Daniel Goss Jessen and Beulah LeLeux Jessen. She was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church. Mrs. Fruh graduated from St. Charles Academy and worked 20 years at Calcasieu Parish Food Stamp Office. She was married to Charles...
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George Doucet

June 27, 1932 - August 24, 2017

George Doucet, 85, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on June 27, 1932 in Churchpoint, LA. to his late parents Paulus and Mamie Doucet. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War for four years. Upon his return to civilian life, he went to work for BellSouth Telephone Company, he belonged to CWA local 3407 Union as a past...
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Patricia Aline Henry

February 8, 1946 - August 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Anthony Talmadge Fuselier

November 19, 1989 - August 12, 2017

Anthony Talmadge Fuselier, 27, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017.He was a lifelong resident of Westlake and a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church. He loved to fishing, hunting and especially loved spending time with his son. Anthony was quick witted and had a tremendous sense of humor. He enjoyed his work with Brock Services and all the guys he worked with.Loved ones left to cherish ...
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Stuart M. Pearson

May 13, 1924 - August 12, 2017

Stuart Middleton Pearson, 93, passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family August 12, 2017 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He was born May 13, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York to William Thomas Pearson and Elizabeth Potter-Pearson. Stuart was a graduate of Kings Point Academy. After graduating, he went on to proudly serve our country as a Merchant Marine. He was a past member of the VFW Lodge...
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Eldon Dwellon Benson

April 22, 1923 - August 2, 2017

Eldon "Bud" Benson, 94, passed away on August 2, 2017 in a local nursing home. Bud was a lifelong resident of Westlake, LA. He was retired from Cities Service. He was a member of Belleview Baptist church, Habibi Temple Shriners and the Masonic lodge. Eldon enjoyed camping and travelling with his friends.He is preceded in death by his parents, Issac Lee and Gladys Marjorie Benson and sister, Doris...
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Charles Daniel Bowers

January 27, 1940 - July 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Jacob Ryan Naegele

March 13, 1979 - July 18, 2017

Jacob Ryan Naegele 38, passed away July 18, 2017Jacob was born in Lake Charles and lived all his life in Westlake. He was a long-time employee of Truck & Trailer Equipment Co. Jacob enjoyed saltwater fishing, camping and spending time with his family. Jacob was survived by his father, Greg Elliott, grandfather, Fred Naegele, brother/cousin, Jeremiah Naegele, cousin, Amie Naegele Freeland,...
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Irene Meche

August 1, 1921 - July 16, 2017

Irene Francois Meche"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints" Psalm 116: 15Irene Francois Meche, 95, of Westlake died at 8:20 AM Sunday, July 16, 2017 in her home surrounded by loved ones. Mrs. Meche, mother of 12 children, was born in Church Point, LA to parents Eldeen and Arthur "Chick" Francois. She married Gilbert "Tatoo" Meche and moved to Pine Island where they owned...
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Josie Robinson

June 21, 1964 - July 10, 2017

Josie Marlene Robinson, age 53, passed away July 10, 2017, at a local hospital. Josie was born in Lake Charles, LA and lived most of her life in Westlake, LA. She loved drinking Coca-Cola, going to Popeye's and Piccadilly's. Josie also had a love for Country Western music and the "Brady Bunch" television series. Josie is survived by one sister, Rebecca Annette Robinson of Sulphur, LA and numerous...
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Patricia R. Richard

December 22, 1927 - July 8, 2017

Patricia Ruth Richard, 89, of Westlake passed away peacefully on July 8, 2017. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Westlake since 1955 and lived her life as a loving mother, grandmother, and friend to many.She is preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Richard, one son, Rusty Richard, one daughter, Paulann Alleman, and granddaughter, Holli Richard. Those left to cherish her memory...
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Nancy Lou King

January 1, 1954 - July 6, 2017

Nancy Lou King, lifetime resident of Westlake, passed away on July 6, 2017. She is survived by a beautiful family, including her loving husband of 42 years, Barry King; daughters, Raegan Culpepper and husband Doug and Dan'elle Clark and husband Jack; sons, Madison King and wife Jennifer and Weston King and wife Brittany. Seven wonderful grandchildren McKenna, Sydney, Sadie, Andrew, Phoenix,...
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Sara J. White

July 21, 1944 - June 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Peggy Babineaux King

December 19, 1932 - June 21, 2017

Peggy Babineaux King was born December 19, 1932, and was called to be with her Lord on June 21, 2017. Peggy was a kind-hearted, loving woman who never met a stranger and loved everyone she met. She especially loved spending time with her family. She had a love of acrylic painting and reading. Family was extremely important to her. She leaves behind her three loving children, Allan King and...
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Bradley Maurice Williams

January 1, 1930 - June 13, 2017

Bradley Maurice Williams, 88, passed away on June 13, 2017 in a local nursing home. He was a Westlake resident for over 56 years. He loved fishing and hunting, building crafts and was artistic. He attended and was a member of Bellview Baptist church in Westlake. Bradley is survived by his daughter, Patricia Ann English and family; son, Joseph Paul Williams and family; brother, Paul Williams and...
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Kenneth Richard Eastman

August 18, 1944 - June 12, 2017

If GOD made a son from the likes of MacGyver, James Bond, and Einstein, his name would have been Kenneth "DOC" Eastman, 72, who was called back to Heaven on June 12 for his final campout after a long, fierce battle with cancer. He will be missed by his loving family; most beautiful wife, Lorraine "Pollock" Lyczak Eastman, chatterbox daughter, Christine Eastman, prodigal son,...
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Westley Roy Widcamp

May 3, 1946 - June 9, 2017

Westley "Roy" Widcamp, 71, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at a local care center. He was born in 1946 to Westley and Una Widcamp. Roy was a resident of Westlake and was married to Gayle Widcamp for 45 years. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy.Survivors include his son, Durwin Widcamp and wife, Staci; daughter, Rana Pearson and husband, Jonathan; and granddaughter, Addison Widcamp...
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Edward Perry Roberts

February 10, 1954 - May 30, 2017

Edward (Eddie) Perry Roberts, 63, of West Lake, entered the Gates of Heaven to eternal peace on May 30, 2017. He was born February 10, 1954 in Plant City, Florida to Jessie Perry Roberts and Dorothy Mae Keel-Roberts. He was an avid hunter and fisher and loved being outdoors; whether it be farming or gardening. Eddie is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Dorothy Roberts; brother,...
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Prentice Eugene McFatter

February 4, 1934 - May 21, 2017

Prentice "Pat" Eugene McFatter, 83, passed away on May 21, 2017 at a local hospital in Lake Charles. Prentice was born in Dequincy and lived most of his life in Westlake he retired in maintenance at Moss Regional Hospital also worked as a barber in Vinton he was a member of the Westlake Masonic Lodge He was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend.He is survived by his wife Patsy...
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Howard C. Robertson, Jr.

March 12, 1926 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Howard C. Robertson, Jr, 91, of Westlake Passed away May 16, 2017 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He was born March 12, 1926 in DeQuincy, Louisiana to Howard C. Robertson and Susie Perkins-Robertson. Howard was a life-time resident of Westlake, where he attended St. John Bosco and served as an usher. He worked for 37 years at PCI after serving in...
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Clarence Elbert Prosser

February 9, 1934 - May 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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Cynthia Maree Adams

April 16, 1957 - March 23, 2017

Cynthia "Cindy" Maree Crosby-Adams, 59, of Westlake passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 23, 2017. She was born April 16, 1957 in Sulphur, LA to Frank and Betty Crosby. Cindy was a devoted member of The Sanctuary Church of Moss Bluff and a very loving full-time wife, mother, sister and friend. Cindy loved travelling and camping, visiting mountains and flea markets,...
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Barbara Ann Doucet

June 3, 1939 - March 18, 2017

Barbara Ann Doucet, 77, passed away peacefully at a local hospital on March 18, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.Born in Mamou, LA to Clarence and Brigitte Vezinat, she married George Doucet in 1956 and lived 60 happy years together.Preceded in death by her son Michael Doucet, she leaves behind the following family members to cherish her memory; sons, Ricki Doucet of Moss Bluff, Pat Doucet of Singer...
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Earl Joseph Balser

November 22, 1923 - March 15, 2017

Earl Joseph Balser, 93, passed away at 5:05a.m. on Wednesday, March 15,2017 in Sulphur, Louisiana.He was the child of the late Edward Balser and Louise Y. Balser; and had 8 siblings. He joined the military on Feb. 11, 1943 and served in the Air Force for 20 years. During WWII while stationed in Scotland he met and married his wife, Mary Lynch on Oct. 1, 1945 and came to New Orleans, LA. Later, he...
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Kayla Louise Fitzgerald

September 14, 1982 - March 11, 2017

Kayla Louise Fitzgerald, 34, passed away on March 11, 2017. Kayla graduated from Westlake High School as well as graduating from Stage One hair school. She co-owned Studio 5 Salon. Kayla enjoyed being outdoors riding ATV's, sewing and crafting. She lived life to the fullest and encouraged others to do the same. Kayla had a vibrant outgoing personality with a contagious smile. She enjoyed her last...
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Agnes Mae Darbonne

November 9, 1925 - March 11, 2017

Agnes Mae Darbonne, 91, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017.Funeral Services will be Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00am at Hixson Funeral Home of Westlake. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00pm until 8:00pm and resume Tuesday at 9:00am until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery in Eunice at 2:00pm.
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Raymond Murl Hollingsworth

February 3, 1930 - February 20, 2017

Raymond Murl Hollingsworth, 87, died Monday, February 20, 2017, in the local hospital. He was born in Broken Bow, Oklahoma to the parents of Willis and Ollie Hollingsworth and resided in Westlake and Sulphur until his passing. He was a veteran of the United States Naval Reserve. He retired from Conoco after 28 years. He was owner of Westlake Farm and Garden. He was also the owner of R & R...
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Velma Marie Ellis

January 31, 1935 - February 3, 2017

Velma Marie Ellis, 82, of Westlake, LA passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at her home.She was born on January 31, 1935 in Crowley, LA to Odey and Euphelie Monceaux Abshire.She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Hilda O'Rourke.Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Floyd Ellis of Westlake; three sons, Michael Richard, Daryl Richard, Jonathon Richard; brother, Robert (Bobby)...
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William J. Picard

July 11, 1922 - February 3, 2017

William "Bill" J. Picard completed his earthly journey on February 3, 2017, in the comfort of his home in Westlake, LA.Bill was born in Sulphur, LA on July 11, 1922, and was the son of Colliste and Allard Picard. He lived in Westlake most of his life. Bill's father was, at one point, the sheriff of Westlake. He served in the US Army as a rifleman. Being very active in the Westlake Nazarene Church...
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Phillip Duane Camel

September 18, 1975 - January 29, 2017

Phillip Duane Camel, 41, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017.He was a native and lifelong resident of Westlake LA. Phillip was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church. He dearly loved his family, children and nieces and nephews. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and scary movies. He loved making people laugh and was always the life of the party. Phillip was famous for his caramel pie.Survivors...
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Matilda Louise Johnson

December 2, 1926 - January 20, 2017

Matilda "Tillie" Louise Johnson, 90, of Westlake, LA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family.She was a lifelong resident of Westlake, born to the late Victor and Thelma Horn. She shared her life as a homemaker with her loving husband of nearly 74 years Walter "Pat" Johnson. She was a charter member of First Baptist Church of Westlake and enjoyed dancing and listening to...
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Billy Joe Crumpler

November 9, 1933 - January 10, 2017

Billy Joe Crumpler, 83, passed away in the arms of his Savior, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Quitman, LA. on November 9, 1933. He loved woodworking in his shop, fishing, feeding his local birds and strays, and loved his morning stops at McDonald's. He was known as a talker and loved to tell stories. Most of all, he loved his family and grandchildren very much. He is...
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Joseph Norris Corbello

July 8, 1943 - January 7, 2017

Joseph Norris Corbello, Jr., 73, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family.He was a lifetime resident of Westlake. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was also a member of the Westlake American Legion, loved watching horse racing and liked to attend his military reunions.He is survived by his sons, Glenn...
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Iva Marie Arnett

February 20, 1921 - January 6, 2017

With gentle grace, timeless beauty and unwavering faith that could move mountains, Iva Marie Pumpelly Arnett, 95, of Westlake left this world, Friday, January 6, 2017 holding her daughters hand and was welcomed into the arms of Christ.She lived in Westlake many years and was an active member of the Church of God in Westlake and Gateway Church of God in Moss Bluff.She is survived by her daughter,...
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Delores Jean Fontenot

May 29, 1937 - December 27, 2016

Delores Jean Fontenot, 79, of Westlake passed away December 27, 2016 at Christus St. Patrick's Hospital.Born to Walter J. and Alta Mae Karr in Perkins, OK, she later resided in Westlake with her husband Simpson "Sam" Fontenot and attended the First Pentecostal Church of Westlake.She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother; Rodney Karr, sister; Carol Fox, step brother; Fred Karr and...
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Betty Jean Crosby

December 17, 1933 - December 25, 2016

Betty Jean Crosby, 83, of Lake Charles passed away peacefully December 25, 2016.Betty worked at Muller's Department store until she married and owned a home daycare for several years. She loved her church and her beloved pug Lucy.She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Frank Crosby and many other loved onesSurvivors include daughters; Judy Wix and husband Kevin of Moss Bluff and Cindy...
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John Calvin Dyson

August 4, 1953 - December 19, 2016

John Calvin Dyson Sr., 63, of Ragley, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 at Christus St., Patrick Hospital in Lake Charles.He was born August 4, 1953 in Creole to Herman and Margie Boudreaux Dyson. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Herman DysonSurviving to cherish his memory are his two children, John C. Dyson Jr and his wife Risa of Ragley and Tammy Dyson of Moss Bluff,...
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Clifford Kenneth Welch

December 19, 1938 - December 17, 2016

Clifford Kenneth Welch Sr., 77, of Westlake was called home by Jesus peacefully Saturday, December 17, 2016 in the comfort of his home. Clifford was born in the small community of Calcasieu, LA on December 19, 1938, to Carl and Lela (Morris) Welch. He lived most of his life in Westlake, graduating in 1956. He then served in the Air Force from 56-59 followed by McNeese until 61. He retired from...
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Ollie Victoria McGuire

August 14, 1917 - December 11, 2016

Ollie Victoria McGuire, 99, of Westlake, LA passed away peacefully on December 11, 2016. She was born in 1917 in Westlake, LA to the late Augustus and Odeal (Granger) Koonce. In 1935 Ollie married the love of her life, Vernon McGuire Sr., and together they had 42 years of love and laughter. Ollie loved to quilt by hand and everyone in her family was gifted with a handmade quilt and pillow that...
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Johnnie S. Bruno

April 16, 1920 - December 7, 2016

Johnnie S. Bruno, 96, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her residence.She was born in Lunita, LA and live in Westlake most of her life. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and going to garage sales.She is survived by her son, Anthony P. (Skipper) Bruno, Jr. of Westlake: grandson, Anthony P. (Tony) Bruno, lll of Westlake; granddaughter, Jessica Henson of Westlake; great...
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Steven Ray Miller

July 4, 1947 - November 29, 2016

Steven Ray Miller, 69, of Westlake passed away November 29, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lake Charles, LA in 1947 to the late Clayton (T.C.) and Hazel (Willard) Miller. After graduating from Westlake High School, Steve joined the United States Air Force and proudly served his country. He married the love of his life, Lynda Davis in 1967 and shared 50 years of love...
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Rodney Joseph Molbert

July 23, 1946 - November 19, 2016

Rodney "Chuck" Joseph Molbert, 70, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at his residence in Many, LA. He grew up in Rayne, LA. where he was very active in sports; boxing, basketball, and many others. He was proud of his military service in the Marine Corps, having served two tours with the Recon Division in Vietnam. Chuck worked for Reynolds Metals Company in Lake Charles and Reynolds...
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Joseph Hebert

November 23, 1939 - November 6, 2016

Joe went to meet his maker on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 4:25pm. He was a man of few words - so when he talked all listened. Born on November 23, 1939 to Joe and Ernestine Hebert in Church Point, LA with siblings Garland Hebert, Ella Mae Bertrand, Iris Richard and Larry Hebert. He was employed for 35 years at Sears as a mechanic and retired as Assistant Manager. He then worked at Dimmick's Auto...
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Rick Irvin

July 6, 1966 - November 5, 2016

Rick Irvin, 50, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Rick grew up in Bagdad, AZ. He joined the US Navy and served his country honorably. He was appointed to the Presidential Ceremonial Honor Guard serving Presidents; Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.Rick was a loving husband, father and friend. He loved...
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Helen Rita Foster

October 9, 1930 - November 4, 2016

Helen Rita Foster passed away on November 4, 2016. Mrs. Foster was born on October 9, 1930 in Roanoke, Louisiana to Charles Wilford Kibodeaux and Zula 'Fanny' Beard Kibodeaux. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Charles Wilford Jr and Wilton Ray Kibodeaux and is survived by her sister Shirley Roy.Helen grew up enjoying dancing to Cajun music and bowling. Over the years...
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Amos Joseph Dugas

December 29, 1925 - November 2, 2016

Amos Joseph Dugas, 90 passed away in his residence on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. When he was able he enjoyed fishing, shrimping and volunteering for various charities. He was a member of American Legion, Sulphur and VFW, Westlake. He was also a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Westlake, Louisiana. He worked for 37 plus years for South Central Bell Telephone Company, until he retired....
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Ironie Marie Dautriel

October 1, 1917 - October 21, 2016

Ironie Marie Dautriel, 99, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016 at her residence. She loved art and loved painting. Also, she enjoyed working with flowers and received Yard of the Year on many different occasions. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, card games with the family, bingo, and we can't forget about her wonderful cooking. Ironie also had an infectious smile for everyone. She was one of...
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Darlene Doty Foshee

January 8, 1945 - October 15, 2016

Darlene Doty Foshee born January 8, 1945 went home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday October 15, 2016 at 4:10 p.m. She was the youngest of 4 siblings born to James V. Doty and Mattie King Doty.She was a faithful servant of Westlake Assembly of God Church from 1981 until her death. She served as the nursery minister of the church for over 20 years, after that she served in many...
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Donna Lynn Robertson

August 8, 1956 - October 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.
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John Castille

August 7, 1959 - September 30, 2016

John Castille Jr., 57, of Westlake, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 in Lake Charles. He was born on August 7, 1959 in Eagle Pass, TX to John and Elizabeth Castille. He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother Bill Castille. Surviving to cherish his memory is his Father John Castille Sr., his fiancée, Nadine Galloway of Westlake, four children, Katy Boggan, Robyn Fruge and...
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Houston Joseph Doucet

January 7, 1928 - September 28, 2016

Houston Joseph Doucet "Pop-A-Don," was born January 7, 1928 to Paulus and Mamie Babineaux Doucet in Church Point, LA. He entered the gates of heaven September 28, 2016, surrounded by friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife of 60 years, Ann Foy Doucet, two daughters, Beverly Breaux and Debbie Doucet, and one sister, Vercie Wilkins.Houston served his country during World...
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George Milton Rose

January 5, 1941 - September 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hixson Westlake, Westlake, LA.George Milton "Pete" Rose, 75, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.He was a native of Ellisville, MS, formerly of Oak Grove, LA and a lifelong resident of Westlake, LA. He was a graduate of Forest High School Class of 1959, a member of NRA and The Contraband Antique Club. He...
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Dalton Joseph Henry

July 27, 1925 - September 9, 2016

Dalton Henry, Sr. 91, passed away on Friday, September 09, 2016. He retired from Olin Mathieson as a welder after 25 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved hunting, fishing, and playing cards with his many friends. He loved his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren very much. Dalton would help anyone in need and give the shirt off his back.He is survived by his loving wife, Bernadette...
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Almeda Jean Frederick

November 14, 1933 - August 23, 2016

Westlake- Almeda Jean "AJ" Frederick, 82, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016, in her residence. She was a native of Morse and had been a resident of Lake Charles-Westlake area since 1953. AJ loved working with Hixson Funeral Homes as a Family Service Specialist for fourteen years before her retirement in 2004. She had held the record for top salesperson until her retirement. She and her...
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Juanita Prosser

November 28, 1937 - August 22, 2016

Juanita Prosser, 78, passed away Monday, August 22, 2016.She was born in Lake Charles to the late Cornelius and Eva LeBlanc Steen. Juanita was a member of First Baptist Church of Gillis. She was a member of the Quilting Angels at Westside Baptist Church. She and her husband opened their home and fostered children from Boys Village. Juanita enjoyed sewing and cooking, she made awesome Lasagna....
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Janice Marie Doran

December 23, 1945 - August 21, 2016

Our Precious Angel Janice Marie Doran, 70, has left us way too soon. She thoroughly enjoyed serving and participating in the American Legion Post # 407 as well as going to the VA Hospital and nursing homes to visit the elderly for holidays and Christmas while dressed as Mrs. Claus. Her hobbies were crafting, flowers, boating and spending time with her family and friends. She was known as ...
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Helen Owen

March 19, 1934 - August 18, 2016

Helen Gary Owen, 82, of Westlake, passed away August 18, 2016 with her daughter by her side.Helen retired from Southern Bell as a switch board operator after 31 years. She and her husband loved to travel. She loved spending time with her family.Those left to cherish her memory are, her daughter, Bridget Pelto and husband Tim of Pineville; three grandsons, Ben, Simon, and Joe Pelto; her brothers...
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James Paul Champagne

October 26, 1923 - August 12, 2016

James P. Champagne, 92, of Westlake passed away August 12, 2016 peacefully at his home. He was born in Breaux Bridge, LA in 1923 to the late Paul and Agnes (nee. Fabacher) Champagne. He graduated high school in 1941 and went on to proudly serve in the United States Army in the 1549th Army Corps of Engineers in the Pacific Theatre. Upon returning to the United States he met the love of his life...
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Alice Marie Dawson Ashworth

December 23, 1939 - August 12, 2016

Alice Marie Dawson Ashworth(1939-2016)Alice Dawson Ashworth, 76, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016. She is the mother of Kimerly Kaye, Jeffery Clay, Dorie Gaye, Joel Ray, Mona Faye, and Jimmy Jay. She loved watching her daughters and granddaughters dance and enjoyed watching her sons and grandsons play various sports. She enjoyed planning themed parties for the grandkids. She is survived by...
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Olen Ray McCurley

July 21, 1929 - August 1, 2016

Olen Ray McCurley, 87, was called home to our Lord and Savior on August 1, 2016. Mr. McCurley was born Beauregard Parish July 21, 1929. He served his country during the Korean Conflict and moved to the Westlake area after being discharged from the Army. He was employed by Sears for 36 yrs.He was preceded in death by his wife Arlene Bell Mitchell McCurley, and step daughter, Jimmie Katherine...
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David Randolph Duhon

September 5, 1949 - July 28, 2016

David R. "Randy" Duhon, 66, of Moss Bluff passed away on July 28, 2016. He was a member of the Westlake United Methodist Church, the Westlake Masonic Lodge #443, the Habibi Shrine, the Westlake Eastern Star #228 and a retired member of IBEW Local #861.Randy is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janet Firestone Duhon, his two daughters Mindy Duhon Meyer and husband Allen of Welsh, and Michelle...
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Earleen Marie Menard

July 21, 1933 - July 27, 2016

Earleen Menard, 83 passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at her residence. She enjoyed crafting and loved working in her yard, and was a loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother with a heart of Gold.She leaves behind her sons Luther Wood, Jr., Randy Wood, daughter Patricia Barnhill, longtime friend and companion Arthur Davis, son in law Doug Trotti, daughter in laws Crissy Wood...
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Marie Edna Haddock

July 3, 1936 - July 15, 2016

Marie Edna Haddock, 80, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at her home in Westlake, LA. She was born July 3, 1936 to Frederick and Viola Seal in Orange, TX. Marie is survived by daughter, Sandra Singer and husband Gary; son, Michael Herbster and wife Brandi; grandchildren, Jason and Kimberly Singer and Hannah and Rachel Herbster; and sister, Birdie Underwood and her sons, Jack and Tyler....
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Eva LaVergne Guillory

July 25, 1936 - July 1, 2016

Eva L. Fontenot Guillory, born July 25th, 1936 passed away July 1st, 2016. A loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a nurse at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for 20 years. She then took care of people in their homes. She loved caring for people. She is preceded in death by her parents and four siblings as well as two husbands Harry Guillory and Qulice Fontenot and daughter...
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Donald Eugene Guthrie

January 23, 1942 - June 24, 2016

Donald Guthrie, 74, was called home on Friday, June 24, 2016 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Canby, Minnesota. He has been a resident of Westlake for 58 years. He served in the United States Air Force from 1960 to 1963 where he was stationed in England at Brize Norton Air Force base. He was a Charter Member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5755 in Westlake. He...
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Lela Van

March 22, 1924 - June 24, 2016

Lela Bushnell Gilbert Van, 92, of Westlake, LA. passed away June 24, 2016 peacefully at home surrounded by family. Lela was born in Kings Farm on March 22, 1924. She enjoyed family and gospel music. Her life was Church and serving others. She is survived by sons, Bill Bushnell (Peggy), Larry Bushnell (Ruth Ann), Wesley Bushnell (Peggy), daughters, Glenda Schultz (Durl), Wanda Anderson (Johnny),...
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Rickey Eugene Robertson

October 12, 1953 - June 20, 2016

Westlake - Rickey Eugene Robertson, 62, was called home on Monday, June 20, 2106 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Hixson Funeral Home of Westlake.
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Wilmer Landry Buller

August 25, 1934 - June 13, 2016

Wilmer Landry "Buddy" Buller of Westlake, LA passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016. He was 81 years old.He is survived by his wife of over 29 years, Roxann M. Buller; his 7 children and their spouses, Mike and Sadone Buller, Paula and Robert Terry, and Keith and Rachel Buller, all of Iowa, Gwen and Nik Rakoff of Madison, Alabama, Cheryl and Wayne Havard of Westlake, Randy and Deidre Buller of Iowa...
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Roy Newton Oldham

June 12, 1938 - June 1, 2016

Roy Newton Oldham, 77, of Westlake, LA., passed away June 1, 2016 with his loving family at his side. Roy was born June 12, 1938 to the late Cleo and Joseph Oldham in Westlake, LA. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany. Roy was a retired Pipe Fitter with Conoco\Vista. He met the love of his life, Jeannette Dellwo, and together they raised 8 children...
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Mildred Irene Duncan

March 25, 1940 - May 30, 2016

Mildred Duncan, 76, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at her residence in Altoona, IA where she had been living in recent years.She loved to sew and be a devoted housewife. When she was living in the Westlake area, she was a member of the Church of the Nazarene along with attending Westlake United Methodist Church. She had helped with the church bulletin board and Sunday school attendance and...
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Charlie Edward Onxley

October 26, 1936 - May 21, 2016

Charlie Edward Onxley, 79, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at his residence.You may have known him as Mr. Charlie or Daddy O, but the name he most liked to hear was Pop or Paw, which his kids and grandkids called him. With a super-sized work ethic, he became a local supermarket icon. But he was humble and generous as the day is long. Both Randy and Kerry inherited that strong work ethic. He...
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James Paul Smith

January 10, 1956 - May 18, 2016

.James P. Smith, 60, of Westlake, LA., passed away Wednesday May, 18, 2016. He born in Columbus Ohio in 1956, and was the youngest child Opal and Hobart Smith. He is predeceased by his father; Hobart Smith and grandson; Derrick. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years; Connie Smith, sons; Erik and Jerry, daughter; Alyssa, grandchildren; Kayla, Erik, Eva, Joshua, Isiah, mother; Opal Smith,...
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Leonce Albert Daigle

September 11, 1925 - May 18, 2016

Leonce A. Daigle, 90, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in a local hospice. He was a native of Welsh and had been a resident of Sulphur over 60 years. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Leonce was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing with his brothers Joe and Louis. His most precious time spent was with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Verdie Daigle; his children, Larry...
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Reba Anita Mayo

November 27, 1958 - May 17, 2016

Reba Anita (Buller) Mayo passed away from this life on May 17, 2016 after a valiant battle to ovarian cancer at the age of 57 years young. She was born in Lake Charles, La. on November 27, 1958 and lived most of her life as a resident of Westlake, La. Throughout her life she accomplished many goals she set out to achieve. She received a medical secretary degree from Clark College and was...
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Julian Lee Royer

July 28, 1934 - May 6, 2016

Julian Lee Royer, 81, of Westlake LA., passed away May 6th, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Esterwood in 1934 to Lifford and Lillian Royer. Raised alongside of his brother in Westlake LA, he grew up playing basketball and loved playing for Westlake High. Following graduation he met the love of his life, Loretta Bruce of Vinton. Together they had 2 sons and one daughter...
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Margaret Marita Durapeaux

September 27, 1944 - April 5, 2016

Margaret Marita Durapeaux(1944-2016)Margaret Durapeaux, 71, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. She was a homemaker and enjoyed being with her grandchildren and family. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Durapeaux of Sulphur, and a son, Kenneth Durapeaux, Jr., four grandchildren, Mark Allen, Matthew Wamberg, Cole and Levi Domingue, and one great grandchild, Heath Allen.Margaret is...
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Jimmy Leon Edwards

February 9, 1943 - April 3, 2016

The going home celebration for Jimmy, will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Westlake Hixson's Funeral Home, under the direction of Rev. Kelly Vigo. Visitation will begin at 3:00 until time of service. Jimmy received his reward of eternal life Sunday while in Houston, TX at St Luke's Hospital. He was born in Longville, La, to John B. Edwards and Azalie Cooley Edwards, who...
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Royce Ray Gray

December 26, 1929 - March 10, 2016

Royce Ray Gray, 86, a resident of Westlake was entrusted to God's loving care on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Harbor Hospice.He served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Conoco Refinery.Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 66 years, Bobbie Riley Gray; three daughters, Roycelyn Harrison and husband Ralph of Dubach; Barbara...
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Dalton Welch McMillin

October 26, 1922 - February 28, 2016

Dalton Welch McMillin, 93, of Westlake, Louisiana passed away February 28, 2016 in a local care facility.Dalton was born in Oakdale, La., and has lived in Westlake since 1956. She was a graduate of Block High School in Jonesville, Louisiana. She graduated from the American School of Real Estate in 1981. In 1963 she started working at Calcasieu Marine National Bank as a teller. In 1964 she began...
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Charlie Buller

December 22, 1929 - February 25, 2016

Charlie Buller Jr., 86, of Westlake passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at home with his loving family by his side. He was a native of Buller Settlement and attended Fenton High School. He joined the Navy shortly after graduation and proudly served on the U.S.S New Jersey. He went on to work for Conde Vista as a shift supervisor at the VCM Plant for decades before retiring to the golf...
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Coreen Peoples Young

February 25, 1935 - February 13, 2016

Coreen Peoples Young, 80, passed from this life into the arms of her Savior on Saturday February 13, 2016. Born in Winsboro, Louisiana to Leona Green- Jones and Elsie Jones, she was a long-time resident of Lake Charles before retiring in West Lake. She was devoted to her dog and had a wonderful singing voice. Coreen enjoyed flowers, fishing and playing bingo with friends. Coreen is preceded...
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Wayne Bihm

July 2, 1947 - January 27, 2016

Wayne "Butch" Bihm, 68 of Westlake, LA passed away, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Wayne was born July 2nd, 1947 in Opelousas, La. He married the love of his life (Della "Dee" Bihm) June 21, 1969. They began their life together in Port Barre, LA. He was transferred for work to the Lake Charles/Moss Bluff area in...
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