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ANDREPONT, ALBERTA PICOU
A homemaker and resident of Basile, she died at 1:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, in Donaldsonville. She was 86 and a native of Houma. Survived by three daughters, Jeanne Essmeier, St. Martinville, Kathryn Hebert, Donaldsonville, and Yvonne Claire Andrepont, Gonzales; a son, Albert Andrepont, Gadsden, Ala.; a brother, Eugene Donald Picou, Eunice; five grandchildren, Betsy, Jude, D'Ette, Amy and Michael; and four great-grandchildren, Chase, Bryce, Ethan and Ian. Preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Felix Andrepont; parents, Albert R. Sr. and Willie Mae Ramsey Picou; a sister, Elaine LeFleur; and a brother, Albert R. Picou Jr. Memorial donations may be made to the Ascension Catholic Interparochial School Development Fund or the St. Augustine Catholic Church Building Fund.

BABIN, HELEN OURSO
A homemaker and resident of Donaldsonville, she died at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, in Donaldsonville. She was 91 and a native of Brusly McCall. Survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and JoAnne W. Babin, Spartanburg, S.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Annabel O. and Nelson Landry Sr., Brusly McCall; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Meredith Ourso Sr. and Floyd and Laura Ann Ourso, all of Brusly McCall. Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Babin; parents, Meliza "Bill" and Carmelite Gonzales Ourso; five brothers, Tony, Claude, Lynn, Gordon and Edmond Ourso; and five sisters-in-law. She was a member of St. Francis Ladies Altar Society. Ourso Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, in charge of arrangements.

BABIN, SIMON A resident of Gonzales, he died at 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at his home. He was 88 and a native of Duplessis. Survived by his wife of 68 years, Alice Bourque Babin; a son and daughter-in-law, James "B.B." Babin and Colleen Babin; a sister, Angele Babin; a brother, Andrew Babin; a sister-in-law, Ola Humphreys; seven grandchildren, Terri Stafford and husband Mike, Tim Babin Sr. and wife Charmaine, Troy Babin and wife Leslie, Toni Babin, Lanessa Parker and husband Jimmy, Tiffany Savoy and husband Ricky and Baylie Babin; 12 great-grandchildren, Jacˇ Templet, Michael Stafford, Timothy, Tabitha and Tara Babin, Matthew and Mallory Babin, Jon-Paul and Jacob Davies, Lance and Ross Parker, and Ava Savoy; and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Blake and Emily Savoy. Preceded in death by his parents, Belonie and Elizabeth Babin; four brothers, Lucien Babin, Mannie Babin, Amadee "Jeff" Babin and Alcide "Chap" Babin; and two sisters, Irene LeBlanc and Eula Gouge.

BARNES, GERALD H.
A mortgage banker with Ginger Mae Financial Services, he died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, in Baton Rouge. He was 42, a resident of Baton Rouge and native of Prairieville. Interment in Mount Gillion Baptist Church Cemetery, Prairieville. Survived by a daughter, Kelsea M. Barnes; a son, Collin Brister; a sister, Doris A. Barnes; a brother, the Rev. Laurence Roy Barnes and wife Chere M. Barnes; an aunt, Sophie Tillotson; godmother, Jackie Washington; a surrogate aunt, Roxie Carolina; mother-in-law, Johnnie D. Brister; a brother and sister-in-law in his heart, Alexander and Rose Twine; six sisters-in-law and six brothers-in-law. Preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Isaiah and Hermenese Barnes.

BROWN, MARY "MAE"
A resident of Gonzales and a native of White Castle, she died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at 6:40 a.m. at Ascension Hospital, Gonzales. She was 98. Survived by a daughter, Helen Bringier, Gonzales; a grandson, Byron Bringier Sr.; two great-grandchildren, Charlene Bell and Byron Bringier Jr.; two adopted daughters, Mary Hambrick and Elizabeth Hamilton; two brothers, Leroy Blue Jr. and wife Rose, Kenner, and Johnny Lomas, Jackson; two goddaughters, Johnnie Mae Parker and Deanna Lewis; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents and five sisters. She was a member of New St. John Fellowship, where she served as an usher.

DENN, CAROL EVE WRIGHT
A legal secretary with Taylor, Porter, Brooks and Phillips and a resident of Head of Island-Maurepas, she died at 7:58 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at her home. She was 58 and a native of Indianapolis. Arrangements pending with Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales.

GUEDRY, VIRGINIA LEBEAU
Died at noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at her residence in Gonzales. She was a native of St. Amant. Survived by her husband, Joseph Clarence Guedry; two daughters, Colinda LeGrand and Lisa Garza, both of Gonzales; three sons, Steve and wife Kathy of Florida, Mike and wife Jenny of Prairieville, and Craig of St. Amant; four granddaughters, Melissa, Aubrey, Sara and Rhienna; two grandsons, Christopher and Colton; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Joyce and Vernon Duplessis and Eloise Himel; a sister-in-law, Helen LeBeau; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her mother and father, Leontine and David LeBeau; a son-in-law, Ron LeGrand; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Elva and Joseph Templet, Ruby Duhe and Howard Himel; and two brothers, Eddie "Pip" LeBeau and Carl LeBeau. She was a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church, Gonzales, and the Ladies Altar Society. Memorial donations may be made to the family for funeral expenses.

HUNT MARY LOU FRANCES SCHILL
A homemaker and former resident of St. Amant, she died at 8:24 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, in Beaumont, Texas. She was 62 and a native of Walkerton, Ontario, Canada. Survived by her husband, Charles Arthur Hunt of Beaumont; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joanne and Jay Upton of St. Leonard, Md., and Gayle and Jimmy Jones of St. Amant; a son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Enrika Hunt of Carson, Va.; a sister and brother-in-law, Audrey and Douglas Lobsinger of London, Ontario; two brothers and a son-in-law, Clarence and Blanche Schill of St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, and Larry Schill and his friend, Marion Mackin of Quispamsis, New Brunswick, Canada; and seven grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Clara Heisz Schill.

JOHNSON, KATHLEEN
DELAUNE "KATHY" A resident of Tickfaw, she died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. She was a native of Prairieville. Survived by her husband, Dickie Johnson, Tickfaw; a son, Brad Johnson, Cherry Point, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, Britt and Georgie Williams Johnson, Tickfaw; and mother, Opal Broussard Delaune, Prairieville. Preceded in death by her father, Nelson Delaune. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice.

JOHNSON, MARIE W.
"Open wide the Gates did she, The portals of immortality. As I entered so, she smiled, welcomed me to Eternity. And lo! Passing posed no sad refrain; a transition to a Higher Plane. For all of those who wonder, wait and fear the passage through the Gate Rejoice! Fear not. Address the storm as oil upon the waters calm. As all the cares cease to be emerges Love Peace Tranquility." -- John Joseph. Born June 7, 1934, in Doyle and a resident of Baton Rouge for 48 years, she peacefully passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at the age of 68, in the comfort of her home. She was a retired employee of Raymond & Broussard, CPA, with 45 years of service. She is survived by her twin daughters and their families, Michelle K. and Harold W. "Shorty" Buchanan Jr. and their children, Brandt Anthony and Blake Michael Buchanan of Prairieville, and Louise Johnson and Gary Nugent and her children, Ryan James and Ashley Marie Hunter of St. Amant. She is also survived by a brother, W.T. "Bill" Wise, Greenwell Springs; a brother-in-law, George "Bay" Johnson, Galvez; and two sisters-in-law, Sybil Ashford, Greenwell Springs, and Mary Johnson, Natchitoches. She was preceded in her passing by her husband of 39 years, Harold R. Johnson; mother, Edith Simpson Ashford; father, William Pete Wise; two brothers, Jimmy Wise and Harold Ashford; and two sisters, Bernelle Shaffett and Maxine Slaven. The family would like to thank her sitters, Gayle Landry and Gloria Prejean. These wonderful women showed extreme love and care for their mother and the entire family. And most of all, the family would like to extend their love and gratitude to the friends and family who gave their time, support, love and prayers in their time of need.

LAICHE, JOHN BURRIS "J.B."
A cabinet maker with Babin's Cabinet Works and a native and resident of St. Amant, he died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at his home. He was 55. Survived by his wife, Beverly Boudreaux Laiche; a son, Jared John Laiche and fiancee Kacie E. Laiche; six sisters and four brothers-in-law, Gloria and Floyd Stelly, Lorraine Saltzman, Evelyn and Cliff White, Glendora and Sonny White, Shirley Gautreau and Peggy and John Britton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Stanley Sr. and Charlene Laiche, and Terry Sr. and Lois Laiche; 17 nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Burris John Laiche; mother, Stelma Schexnayder Laiche; and a nephew, Chase Laiche. He was an avid fisherman, a dedicated St. Amant High School Gator fan and a member of the Booster Club. He was very active in cooking for charity benefits. Special thanks to Dr. Jay Brooks, Dr. Maurice King and Dr. Brent Butcher.

MENDOZA, JOHN THOMAS "TOMMY"
A pipe fitter with Turner International in maintenance at BASF and a member of Plumbers & Steamfitters Union Local 198, he died at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, in an automobile accident at La. 429 and Savoy Road. He was 30, a resident of French Settlement and a native of Baton Rouge. Entombment in Hope Haven Mausoleum, Gonzales. Survived by his wife, Tonya Cavalier Mendoza, French Settlement; a daughter, Kaitlyn Elaine Mendoza, French Settlement; parents, Frankie John Mendoza and Grace Elaine Toney Mendoza, French Settlement; a sister, Lori Coggins, Dubach; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Jason Troy and Kelly P. Mendoza and Timothy Wayne and Jodie Mendoza, all of Livingston, and Jeremy Mendoza, Arab, Ala.; a sister-in-law, Shelley Cavalier; four nephews, Logan Mendoza, Tyler Cavalier, Taylor Cavalier and Avery Coggins; and paternal grandparents, Ralph and Agnes Mendoza, St. Amant. Preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Ruby and J.S. Toney. He was a 1991 graduate of St. Amant High School.

THERIOT, THOMAS ANTHONY
A painter and resident of Sorrento, he died at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003. He was 42 and a native of Union. Survived by his wife, Mechelle O'Brien Theriot; mother, Eula Mae Theriot; two daughters, Patrina A. Theriot and Colby L. Theriot; three sisters, Dianne and husband Sal Villneurve, St. Amant, Dorine and husband Dale Louque, Sorrento, and Arlene and husband Chet Melancon, St. Amant; and two grandchildren. Preceded in death by his father, Thomas R. Theriot; and a son, Joseph E. Theriot. His hobbies were cooking and gardening.

WESTLEY JR., JOSEPH
A retired electrician, he died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at River West Medical Center, Plaquemine. He was 71 and a resident and native of Donaldsonville. Survived by two sisters, Aline Banks of San Francisco and Doris Werner of Donaldsonville; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by two brothers, Leo Johnson and John Westley; and a sister, Gloria W. Landry.

BRAUD, GEORGE EDGAR
A beloved father, grandfather and husband of 62 years, he died at 4:40 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2003, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. He was 84, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Prairieville. He was a retired driver with the Baton Rouge Bus Co. with 40 years of service and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Interment in Prairieville Cemetery. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Aunnie Lee Johnson Braud; two daughters and a son-in-law, Deedre and Jimmy Crawford, and Saundra Bender; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Pam Braud; two sisters, Agatha Benhain and Ruth Duvall; grandchildren, Shari Acosta, Denise Silzley, Erin Baker, Brad Crawford and Boyd Crawford; and great-grandchildren, Brennen and Alesha Baker, Morgan and Trent Silzley, Bryce Crawford, Cody Reine, Ryan Maranto and Mandi Bennett. Preceded in death by his parents, H. Burris and Elphine Bonicard Braud; sisters, Inez Melancon, Gracie Braud and Estelle Braud; and brothers, Donod, Clarence, Hobson and Elmo Braud. Pallbearers were grandsons and a nephew. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-9966.

BROU, SISTER MARGARET
Died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She was 83 years old, born Dec. 31, 1919, as Marjorie Rita in Burnside. Sister Margaret began her vocation with the Daughters of Charity in St. Louis on Sept. 4, 1936, and professsed her vows on Sept. 8, 1941. She taught at numerous schools throughout the United States before coming to Carville on May 29, 1989. Interment in Ascension Cemetery, Donaldsonville. Preceded in death by her father, Clemil Brou; mother, Palmire Robert Brou; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Joseph and Eleanor E. Brou, and Warren Brou; and brothers-in-law, Stanford Waguespack and Sam Agosta. Survived by siblings and their spouses, Harold and Jane Brou of Brusly, Dale and Phyllis Brou of Luling, Lynn and Michelle Brou of Metairie, Kenneth and Marcy Brou of Baton Rouge, Marie and Alton Richard of White Castle, Grace Waguespack of Brittany, Joan Agosta of White Castle, and Margaret and Vince Pizzolato of Baton Rouge; a sister-in-law, Jean B. Brou of Slidell; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

DENHAM SR., ROBERT BUREN
A farmer and construction worker, he died at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Gonzales, of natural causes. He was 98 and a lifelong resident of Galvez. Survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, R.J. and Carolyn Denham and Larry and Kaye Denham, all of Galvez; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Sidonia Marchand Denham; parents, Linden Lee and Odelia Gayle Denham; two daughters, Shirley Denham and JoAnn Denham Hodges; and five sisters and two brothers. The family would like to thank the staff of Integrated Health Services Nursing Home and St. Elizabeth Hospital for their kind services.

GUEDRY, MICHAEL JOSEPH
A loving father, husband, son and brother, he died at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at his residence in Prairieville. He was 48 and a native of Gonzales. He was a civil inspector and worked at Pro-Inspect. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales. Survived by his wife of 27 years, Jennifer Longa Guedry; a daughter, Aubrey Michelle Guedry; and a son, Colton Michael Guedry, all of Prairieville; father, Joseph Clarence Guedry of Gonzales; two sisters, Colinda LeGrand and Lisa Garza, both of Gonzales; two brothers, Craig Guedry of St. Amant, and Steve and wife Kathy of Florida; and numerous cousins. Preceded in death by his mother, Virginia LeBeau Guedry; a brother-in-law, Ron LeGrand; and mother-in-law, Sadie LeBlanc Longa.

LOUVIERE, SR. ROY JOSEPH
A retired superintendent for Ormet Corp. and a resident of Gonzales, he died at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2003, in Gonzales. He was 71 and a native of St. James Parish. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict, having served from 1950 to 1952. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales. Survived by his wife, Artina Beatrice Marchifavia Louviere, Gonzales; a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Gary Richardson, Prairieville; a son and daughter-in-law, Roy Jr. and Marion Louviere, Prairieville; a brother, Tony Louviere, Norco; five grandchildren, Sam and spouse Willie Louviere, Shelton Ray Louviere, Aaron M. Stevens, Chris Chandler and Amelia Richardson; and two great-grandchildren, Christian Stevens and Samuel Logan Louviere. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert A. Sr. and Amelia Bourgeois Louviere; three sisters, Mammie L. Mayhall, Loretta L. Poche and Margaret L. Zeringue; three brothers, R.A., Clifford and Elemo Louviere. Pallbearers were Gary Richardson, Shelton Louviere, Aaron Stevens, Chris Chandler, Darrell Broussard and Chad Prejean. The family would like to thank three very special people who helped take care of Mr. Roy while he was ill, June Lewis, Dianna Garig and Rita McCauley.

Martin, Gena (Gennie) C.
Gena (Gennie) C. Martin, age 90 of Camden, Ark. died Monday, March 17, 2003. She was born to the late Ed and Willie Duncan on Oct. 27, 1912. She was married to Leroy Taylor Martin for 47 years. She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, James Taylor Martin and George Allen Martin; one daughter, Annie Ruth Martin and eight siblings. Survivors include one brother, Earl Duncan of Ward, Ark; two sons, Roy Duane Martin of Glendale, Ark. and John Edward Martin of Prairieville; one daughter, Brenda Gail Hendricks of Camden; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several step great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at the Dunn Cemetery near Hampton, Ark.

MCCONNELL, CONNIE FAYE DIXON
A housewife and a resident of Prairieville, she died Monday, March 10 in Baton Rouge. She was 78 and a native of Galvez. Interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Galvez. Survived by her husband, Clarence W. McConnell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra McConnell and Christopher Joubert and Julia Darlene McConnell and Kenneth Sartin; a son and daughter-in-law, Terry Lane McConnell and Debbie Morris; four sisters, Shirley Dixon Braud, Dot Dixon Braud, Janice Dixon David and Bobbie Dixon Woods; a brother, M.H. Dixon; five grandchildren, Clarence Joubert, April Pittman, Heather Brunet, Janice Neff and Terry McConnell Jr; and four great-grandchildren, Brooke Joubert, Brittney Pittman, Emile Brunet and Julius Sartin. Preceded in death by her parents, Moody U. and Julia Courtney Dixon; two brothers and three sisters.

MEDINE, OLINDA RITA RICHARD "LIN" Office manager for Action Oilfield Services Inc. and a resident of Brusly McCall, she died at 8:43 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2003, in Baton Rouge. She was 71 and a native of Labadieville. Interment in St. Francis Cemetery, Brusly McCall. Survived by her husband, Bunnell Medine Sr.; mother, Henrietta Martinez Richard, Labadieville; a daughter and son-in-law, Cherie and Lynn Bessonet, Kenner; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Michael J. Medine Sr. and Randy J. and Deborah Medine, all of Brusly McCall, Glenn J. and Jennifer Medine, Napoleonville, and Bunnell J. Jr. and Karla D. Medine, Donaldsonville; seven sisters, Rena Boudreaux, Winnie Boudreaux, Kitty Simoneaux and Martha Landry, all of Labadieville, Nora Latiolais, Kenner, Geraldine "Jean" Chauvin, Chacahoula, and Brenda Landry, Baton Rouge; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, Hanley Richard. Pallbearers were her six grandsons. She was a member of St. Francis Ladies Altar Society.

MILLER JR., WILLIAM M. "BILL"
A loving husband, father, brother and grandfather, he went home to be with the Lord at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Gonzales. He was 71, a native of Alexandria and a resident of Dutchtown for 29 years. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, having served from 1951 to 1955, and was present at an atomic bomb testing in Nevada in 1953. After graduating from the University of Houston, he returned home and worked as a pharmacist and owned Brumfield Drug Store in Baton Rouge and later Dutchtown Pharmacy. Survived by a loving wife, Evelyn Gail Bordelon Miller; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Lynette and David Bell, Michelle and Bill Freeman, and Madeline Miller; a son and daughter-in-law, William M. Miller III and Brenda B. Miller; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Mike Smith and Robin and Chris Buskieweicz; three brothers and a sister-in-law, C. Robert and Joan Miller, James L. Miller and John A. Miller; two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Delaine and Russell Gautreaux and Nell Stuart; eight grandchildren, Gregory, Heather, Ryan and Sean Freeman, Matthew and Jamie Miller and Jessica and Davy Bell; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father and mother, William M. Miller Sr. and Madeline Ludeau Miller. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

NELSON, BEN
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7. Ben Nelson was called home to rest on Wednedsay morning at 9:45 a.m. at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Gonzales. A native of Geismar and a resident of St. Gabriel, he was a retired boiler plant operator at Gillis W. Long Hansen Disease Center. Survived by his loving and devoted wife, Albertha Ausbon Nelson; three sons, Larry Nelson and Chief Patrick Nelson Sr., both of St. Gabriel, and Leonard Nelson of Baton Rouge; a daughter, Renette N. Stewart of St. Gabriel; four sisters, Leona Baker, Ruby Jackson and Olivia Boudreaux, all of Geismar, and Beulah Jones of Prairieville; two brothers, Cleveland Nelson of St. Gabriel, and Robert Nelson of Seattle; two daughters-in-law, Betty G. Nelson and Wanda J. Nelson; a son-in-law, Frederick Stewart; nine grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Emma Nelson; and a brother, Joe Nelson. Funeral service at at Mount Bethel Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2003, with the Rev. Dr. Alfred Thomas officiating. Interment in Mount Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

OLANO, LELA CHAPMAN "MISS LIL"
A loving wife, homemaker and mother, she died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at 6:20 a.m. at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. She was a resident of Plaquemine. Interment in Grace Memorial Park. Survived by five children, two boys, Michael C. "Mike" Olano, wife Nancy and their children, Erin and Kevin Olano, all of Baton Rouge; Donald T. "Donnie" Olano, wife Vivian and their children, Heather Olano and Joshua and Amy Carline, all of Plaquemine; three daughters, Ann E. McKenzie, husband Jim, and Ann's son, Marshall W. Menou, all of Prairieville; Mary Kaye "Kitty" D'Albor, husband John, and their children, Katharine D. and Andrew M. D'Albor, all of Plaquemine, Peggy Susan "Susie" MacKenzie and Scott and their children, Ian S. and Molly K. MacKenzie, all of Mandeville; a sister Peggy C. Cazes, Baton Rouge, a brother, Tracey A. Chapman and wife Gayle, Lacombe; three nieces, Jill, Jayne and Janie; three nephews, John, Dale and Tracey III; and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. She was an active member of St. Clement of Rome and St. John the Evangelist choirs, St. Clement of Rome Altar Society and the Plaquemine Garden Club. Preceded in death by her husband, Julius C. "J.C." Olano; and parents, Tracey and Sophie Hebert Chapman. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or St. John the Evangelist Monsignor L. Robin Fund.

PATTERSON, PEARL ANN
A resident of Prairieville, she died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She was 53 and a native of Convent. Interment in St. Michael Cemetery, Convent. Survived by her mother and father, Odeal and Alfred Patterson Sr., Prairieville; two sisters, Catherine and husband Robert Jackson, and Linda Stephens, all of Prairieville; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Alfred Jr. and Doris Patterson, and Charles Patterson, all of Prairieville, and Lynn Patterson, Memphis, Tenn.; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her grandparents, two brothers, a niece, a nephew and a brother-in-law. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

SIMPSON, WAYNE BRADLEY
A retired service engineer with Borden Dairy and a resident of Walker, he died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2003, at Harvest Manor Nursing Home in Denham Springs. He was 78 and a native of Fonde, Ky. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Burial in Evergreen Memorial Park, Denham Springs. Survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael W. and Kathy Simpson, Baton Rouge, and Gary Simpson, Gonzales; a brother, Hal Simpson, Greensboro, N.C.; three grandchildren, Andria Tyler, Kelly Simpson and Katie Simpson; a great-granddaughter, Victoria Tyler; and a special friend, Barbara Brown Simpson. Preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Barbara Rose Wilson Simpson; and parents, Sam and Nancy Hamilton Simpson. He was a member of Judson Baptist Church, Walker. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4919 Jamestown Ave., Suite 104, Baton Rouge LA 70808 or to the National Kidney Foundation, 1-800-462-3694.

SMITH, EUGENIA KYZAR "JEANNIE"
A loving mother, sister and grandmother, she died at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She was a 68-year-old resident of Gonzales and a native of Jackson, Miss. Interment in New Prospect Baptist Church cemetery, Brookhaven, Miss. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Ginger and Al McCluer, Madison, Miss., and Melba and Brent Braud, Gonzales; a sister and brother-in-law, Gladys and Cletus Scroggs, Brookhaven; five grandchildren, Amber Braud, John Givens, Matthew and Conner McCluer and Lauren Marie Braud; an aunt, Bernice Porter; nieces and nephews, Claude Ray and Debbie Smith, Janice and Ray Allen, Jerry Glenn and Sandy Smith; and numerous cousins. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Gene Smith; and parents, Clarence Albert and Evie Herring Kyzar.

SONNIER, DANNY RAY
A process operator at Lafarge Corp. and a resident of Gonzales, he died Sunday, March 16, 2003, in Gonzales. He was 44 and a native of Port Sulphur. Survived by his wife, Tiwanna Guedry Sonnier, Gonzales; father and stepmother, Leroy and Jane Sonnier, Gonzales; a daughter, Denette Sonnier; a stepdaughter, Megan Guedry; a son, Keith Sonnier; a stepson, Dwight Guedry; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and Lawrence "Tick" Deroche and Debra and Earl "Butch" Zeringue; a brother, Kenny Sonnier; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Gabe and Nora Guedry; and two grandchildren, Astin and Blake Martin. Preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lee Doucet Sonnier. His wish was to be cremated with no public viewing. He was an avid fisherman.

THOMASSIE, DOROTHY LILLY NICKENS (BUNCH)
A homemaker and a resident of Gonzales, she died Saturday, March 22, 2003, in Gonzales. She was 74 and a native of Galvez. Interment in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Galvez. Survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Josie Nicole and William Brian, Gonzales; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles Joseph Sr. and Margaret Thibeau Thomassie, Gonzales; two stepdaughters, Nell Bercegeay and Jane Rouyea, both of Gonzales; a stepson, Perry Thomassie, Gonzales; a sister, Maybelle Sharp, Ethel; three grandchildren, Brandy Billiot Wilkinson, Washington state, Jerrilynn Brian Bochner and C.J. Thomassie Jr., both of Gonzales; and a great-grandchild, Mason Berlin Wilkinson, Washington state. Preceded in death by her husband, Percy Joseph Thomassie; parents, Sidney and Ida Roddy Nickens; three brothers, Earlvage, Richard Lee and Sidney Vinton Nickens; a half-sister, Adele Persick Simpson; and two half-brothers, John Millard and Henry Melvin Persick. Pallbearers were David Sharp, Marshall Sharp, C.J. Thomassie, Corey Richard, Beau LeBlanc and Jerrilynn Brian Bochner. Honorary pallbearers were Cliff Nickens, Freddie Rouyea and Pope Sharp.

AYDELL, JR. MAURICE "PADNOR"
A retired pipe fitter and a member of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 198, he died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2003, in French Settlement. He was 76 and a native and resident of French Settlement. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Interment in French Settlement Community Cemetery. Survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Pat and Dale Olano, Baton Rouge, and Gail Aydell, French Settlement; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald Sr. and Patricia Wolfe, French Settlement; two sisters, Noon Aydell, Baton Rouge, and Mabel Lobell, French Settlement; five stepsisters, Mary Lynn Gautreau, Gonzales, June Babin, Baton Rouge, Barbara Recile, New Orleans, Marie Crotwell, Walker, and Betty Ann Rebaldo, Baton Rouge; a stepbrother, Jimmy Courtney, Gonzales; seven grandchildren, Kim Bankson, Gerald Wolfe Jr., Jeremy Wolfe, Elisha Wolfe White, Chivas Aydell, Laney Olano and Layton Olano; and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Kate Schaubhut Aydell; parents, Maurice Sr. and Mary Cambre Aydell; three sisters, Pearl Strother, Katherine Fontenot and Elsie Lobell; a brother, Glenn Aydell; and stepmother, Theo Aydell. He was a member of the American Legion post in French Settlement and the Camp Henry Club.

BONADONA, ZAYNE ANTHONY
Died at 6:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2003, in Baton Rouge. Survived by his parents, Corey and Kerry Lynn Vaughn Bonadona, Belle Rose; a sister, Madison Nicole Bonadona; maternal grandparents, Gloria and Alfred Grob Jr., St. Amant; and paternal grandparents, Anthony and Michel Bonadona, Donaldsonville, and Kathleen Bonadona, Belle Rose.

BROWN, BESSIE "TEASIE"
A homemaker and a resident and native of St. Francisville, she died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at West Feliciana Parish Hospital. She was 70. Survived by her husband, James R. Brown Jr.; a daughter, Lillie Mae Drake and husband Charles of Baton Rouge; two sons, Ledell Brown Sr. and wife Phyllis of New Orleans, and Edward Brown and wife Yvette of Prairieville; three sisters, Lillie Mae Cummings of New Orleans, Mary L. Doherty of St. Francisville, and Mable Allen of Zachary; two brothers, William Farris Jr. and Chris Doherty Jr., both of New Orleans; and 10 grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, William Farris Sr.; mother, Georgia E. Doherty; stepfather, Chris Doherty Sr.; two brothers, David Hillard Sr. and John Hillard Sr.; and a sister, Courtney Farris.

CONNER, DELIA KING
"MO-MO" Retired from Cintas with 38 years of service and a resident of Baton Rouge, she departed this life Thursday, June 12, 2003, at her residence. She was 76 and a native of Denham Springs. Interment in Gilbert Memorial Park. Survived by her two daughters, Gladys C. Frank, Augusta, Maine, and Nora C. Bovia and husband Charles, Prairieville; three sons, William Conner Jr. and wife Terri, Hattiesburg, Miss., Michael Conner and wife Maxine, Angleton, Texas, and Kenneth W. Conner and wife Daisy, Baton Rouge; a sister, Ella D. Fisher, Denham Springs; four sisters-in-law, Roberta Griffin and Martha Glasco, both of Vicksburg, Miss., and Deloris King and Cleo King, both of Denham Springs; 23 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Henry Sr. and Nora King; husband, William Conner Sr.; a daughter, Pearl C. Henderson; a sister, Viola K. Cook; and five brothers, Joseph, Henry, Murray, Willie and Issac King.

DARLINGTON, BRIDGET ANNE LEGENDRE
After a courageous, determined and well-fought battle with cancer, Bridget Darlington, 30, a native of Vacherie and resident of Baton Rouge, went home to be with her heavenly Father on Monday, June 9, 2003. She is survived by her loving husband, Andrew Carey Darlington; parents, Percy J. Legendre Jr. and Elaine Waguespack Legendre of Vacherie; brothers and sisters-in-law, Percy Legendre III and Lynn Hoffman Legendre, Tampa, Fla., and Reginald Legendre and Nancy Marshall Legendre, DeRidder; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynette L. and Mark Eliser of St. Amant, Angela L. and William "Colt" James Jr. of Alexandria, Natalie L. and Tony Harper of Baton Rouge, Elaine L. and John Curley of Alexandria, Lenore L. and Gregory Charlton of Bluffton, S.C., and Helen L. and Edward Bohan, Bedford, N.H.; 16 nieces and nephews; her paternal grandmother, Vernice Peltier Legendre of Westwego; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Marie Galloway of Baton Rouge; a sister-in-law, Shannon Galloway of Dallas; and father-in-law, William Darlington of Marina Del Rey, Calif. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Francis and Cecile Schexnayder Waguespack Sr. of Vacherie; and paternal grandfather, Percy J. Legendre Sr. of Westwego. A native of Vacherie, Bridget and her husband, Andrew, lived in Albuquerque, N.M., Tampa, Fla., Dublin, Ohio, and Bedford, N.H. She graduated from E.D. White Catholic School in Thibodaux and LSU with a bachelor of science degree in quantitative business analysis. She was most recently the research director for Grubb & Ellis/Coldstream Real Estate Advisors Inc. in Bedford. She was formerly a research analyst for the Louisiana Legislative Fiscal Office in Baton Rouge. Entombment in St. Philip Mausoleum, Vacherie.

DIXON, UNA BRIGNAC
A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she died at 11:15 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2003, at St. Elizbeth Hospital, Gonzales. She was 94, a native of Lake and a resident of Prairieville. Interment in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Albert and Delories O. Dixon; five grandchildren, Randy, Dale, Ken and Susan Dixon and Ellis White; five great-grandchildren, Sheri, Danielle and Joshua Dixon and Chase and Katie Jo White. Preceded in death by her husband, Lester Lee Dixon; parents, Sylvan and Eugenia Tureau Brignac; three sisters, Loene Richardson, Deana Carpenter and Ina Singletary; three brothers, Hector, Marion and Pershing Brignac; and a daughter-in-law, Nina Broussard Dixon. Pallbearers were Randy, Dale and Ken Dixon, Ellis White and Lynn and Lionell Dixon. She was a longtime member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.

DUHON, ALICE ROBERTS
A homemaker and resident of Gramercy, she died at 12:17 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2003, in LaPlace. She was 81 and a native of Gonzales. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Paulina. Survived by her husband, James "Jimmy" Duhon Sr., Gramercy; five daughters, Viola Segari, Delphine Gremillion, Paula Cassagne, Louise Baird and Theresa Jacob; four sons, James Duhon Jr., Ronald Duhon, Leonard Duhon and Melvin Duhon; two sisters, Evelyn Fruchtnicht and Theda Coburn; 25 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Delphine Gautreaux Roberts.

GAUBERT, NELLIE CHADWICK HULL
A homemaker and a resident of Prairieville, she died at 10 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2003, in Prairieville. She was 86 and a native of Melville. Interment in Bayou Jack Cemetery. Survived by her husband, Howard Joseph Gaubert, Baton Rouge; a son, Robert Hull Sr., Prairieville; a stepdaughter, Geraldine Firmin, Brusly; two stepsons, Michael Gaubet, Baton Rouge, and James Gaubert, Gonzales; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and stepgrandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, James Austin and Isabelle Meadows Chadwick; first husband, Essie Hull; a daughter, Joy Worthy; two sons, L.D. and Charlie Hull Sr.; two brothers, Myles and William Chadwick; and two sisters, Ina Mae Osborne and Helen Durbin. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, Gonzales.

JONES, ROGER MARVIN
A resident of Gonzales, he died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at his home. His mother, Sherlene Eliser Jones, died the same day. He was a native of Baton Rouge. Interment in Midway Cemetery, Meadville. Survived by his sister, Donna Jean Jones, St. Amant; and two aunts, Mary Bossier and Anisette Eliser, both of Gonzales. Preceded in death by his father, Lawrence E. "Pete" Jones; grandparents, Barnett and Rena Mae Jones; and grandfather, James Eliser.

JONES, SHERLENE ELISER
Fleet manager with 19 years of service with American Commercial Barge Lines, Harahan, and a resident of Gonzales, she died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at her home. Her son, Roger Jones, died the same day. She was 63 and a native of Gonzales. Interment in Midway Cemetery, Meadville. Survived by a daughter, Donna Jean Jones, St. Amant; two sisters, Mary Bossier and Anisette Eliser, both of Gonzales; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence E. "Pete" Jones; parents, James Eliser and Lillie Eliser; and a brother, Johnel Eliser.

JOSEPH, JR. WARREN ULYSSES
Self-employed in lawn care and maintenance and a lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, he died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at his home. He was 45. Interment in Mount Triumph Baptist Church Cemetery. He is survived by a son, Warren U. Joseph III; four sisters, five brothers and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Warren Sr. and Dorothy Joseph; and a brother, Reginald Joseph.

KEITH, CARROL CLIFTON
Born Jan. 29, 1938, in Mize, Miss., and raised in the Myrick community just east of Laurel, Miss., he lost his battle with cancer on Monday, June 9, 2003, at 11:30 a.m. at his home. He had been a dialysis patient for four years before his diagnosis of cancer 15 months ago. He was disabled from his proud profession as a master carpenter. While in the U.S. Navy, he served aboard the USS Lexington. Survivors include his wife, Carol Weems Keith, Baton Rouge; a son, Glenn C. Keith, Laurel; a daughter, Denise McInnis and husband Bruce, Ovette, Miss.; former wife, Syble Cohen, Laurel; brothers, Kennis Keith and wife Eva Dee of Laurel, and Weldon E. Keith and wife Dianne of Waynesboro, Miss.; and brother-in-law, Willie West of Waynesboro. He is also survived by five stepchildren, Dr. N.C. "Buddy" Ritchie Jr. and wife Cathy, and Cary L. Ritchie and wife Kristian, Prairieville, Rene/ Pastor and husband Bob, New Orleans, Laura R. Weaver and husband Alan, Lafayette, and Damon S. Ritchie and wife Tammi, Wilmer, Ala.; five grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren, aunts, uncles, friends and his beloved Yorkie, Heidi. He will be missed by all of the neighborhood children and their parents, where he was affectionately known as "Pop." Preceded in death by his father and mother, W.W. Keith and Earline Keith; and a sister, Dorothy West. Burial in Boyles Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Alan Hicks, Delton Keith, Gary Walters, Raymond Whittington, Cary Ritchie and Willie West. Honorary pallbearers were Kevin Williams, Mike Talley, Bennie Dake and Jack Brown. The family would like to thank the many doctors, dialysis patients and personnel, family members and friends for their support during the duration of his illnesses.

LAICHE, MAE MILDRED GUITREAU
"All is well. I have at last entered into everlasting peace." Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister entered into eternal glory Friday, May 30, 2003 at age 94. Survived by three sons, Gerald, Richard and Gordon Laiche, all of St. Amant; one daughter, Mary Ann Neilson, Franch Settlement; and a step-son, Robert A. Mire, Gonzales; grandchildren and their spouses, Pam and Geron Crotwell, Liz and Travis Deweese, Vanessa and Lee Schultz, Scott Nielson and fiancee Renee Shane Laiche and Rickey and Joy Garon; Robert's seven children and spouses; seven great-grandchildren; a beloved sister, Hilda Zeller; three sisters-in-law, Hilda Martinm Net Laiche and Emily. Preceded in death by her husband, Leonce J. Laiche; parents Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Guitreau; and brothers Percy and J. Guitreau.

LEBLANC, SR. HARRY A.
A resident of Baton Rouge, he died at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Heritage House Nursing Home. He was 88 and a native of Ascension Parish. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sandra and Leon Graffeo, Rhonda and John Desselle and Veronica Jan LeBlanc; a son-in-law, Johnnie Polito; three sons and daughters-in-law, Harry Jay and JoAnn LeBlanc, Michael and Lola LeBlanc and Gregory and Teresa LeBlanc; three sisters, Ophelia Boudreaux, Marjorie Hennessey and Betty Bourgeois; three brothers, Leslie LeBlanc, Andrew LeBlanc and Leonard LeBlanc; 13 grandchildren, Jeffrey, Michael, Brett and Audette LeBlanc, Stephen and John Michael Polito, Jason, Craig, Tony and Donavon Graffeo, and Danielle, Matthew and Tyler Desselle; and five great-grandchildren, Jory and Dylan LeBlanc, Logan and Ashlyn Polito and Jacob Graffeo. Preceded in death by his wife, Sadie Irene LeBlanc; parents, Andre and Laura Carbo LeBlanc; a daughter, Beverly LeBlanc Polito; two granddaughters, Connie Lynn and Angelle LeBlanc; four sisters, Laura Bergeron, Adele Zeringue, Mabel LeBlanc and Jeann/ Zeringue; and a brother, Ray LeBlanc.

LINTON, JR. ROBERT
A resident and native of St. James, he died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Napoleonville. He was 67. Visiting at Demby & Son Funeral Home, Donaldsonville, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Interment in Buena Vista Baptist Church Cemetery. He is survived by five sisters, Vivian Rosemond and Edna Bell, both of Donaldsonville, and Shirley Coleman, Ann Carter and Maude Joshua, all of Lemannville; two sisters-in-law, Janice Linton and Maxine Linton; a brother, Lloyd Linton, Lemannville; two brothers-in-law, James Coleman and Curtis Carter, both of Lemannville; and an aunt, Eva Watson. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert Linton Sr. and Otanice Linton; a brother, Lawrence Linton; and a sister, Otanice Williby.

MARTINEZ, SR. JOSEPH EDDIE
Mr. Martinez was a tank car repairman for Union Tank Car Co. for 40 years. He was 75, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Donaldsonville. He died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He loved woodworking and welding. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge. He is survived by his companion, Marianne Wingfield; former wife, Emma Dean Martinez; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Charles Rush; two sons and daughters-in-law, Henry J. and Lydia Martinez and Joseph E. Jr. and Rosy Martinez; a sister, Marie Stephens; a brother and sister-in-law, Henry H. and Lucille Martinez; nine grandchildren, Jacqueline Jones, Wendy Amedee, Jason Martinez, Tina Henderson, Chad Klein, Christopher Schiro, Nicholas Schiro, Joel Martinez and Crystal Martinez; and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his father, Eddie G. Martinez; mother, Louise Rodrigue Martinez; sisters, Ann Lestelle and Rita Hudson; and a daughter, Margaret M. Lombardo. Pallbearers were Chris and Nicholas Schiro, Joel and David Martinez, John Lestelle and Randal Amedee. Honorary pallbearers were Jason Martinez and Chad Klein.

MILITELLO, ETHEL AGNES
Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: "Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all." Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. Proverbs 31:28-31. A loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, she went home to be with her Lord at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Denham Springs. She was 90, a native and longtime resident of Gonzales. Interment in St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church Cemetery. Survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Jack Edwards; two sisters, Myrtle Paxton and Bertha Laiche; three grandchildren, Blain Gregoire and wife Shannon, Dana Gregoire and James Edwards; and six great-grandchildren, Jeneese Harper, Madison and Clare Gregoire and Houston, Jacob and Christin Edwards. Preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Militello; a daughter, Mary Beth Militello; an infant daughter; a sister, Hazel James Vicknair; and three brothers, Robert, Emery and Emmett James. She was a member of St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church. The family would like to extend a very special thanks to the staff of Golden Age Nursing Home and Trinity Hospice.

POCHE, TREVOR JAMES
A beloved son, grandson, nephew and cousin, he went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 13, 2003, at his residence in St. Amant. He was 4 years old and a lifelong resident of St. Amant. Entombment in Holy Rosary Catholic Church Mausoleum. Survived by father and mother, Russell "Russ" Jr. and Stacey Braud Poch/; a sister, Miranda Poch/; maternal grandmother, Hermine Himel and husband Craig; paternal grandmother, Vonnie Poch/; maternal great-grandmother, Youla James; maternal stepgrandparents, Ron and Ethel Matherne; and uncles and aunts, Jeffery Braud, Ricky and Vicki Poch/, Chris and Monica Poch/, Tammy and Larry Addison, Pam and Roy Evans and Cliff Himel. Preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Ralph Braud; paternal grandfather, Russell Poch/ Sr.; maternal great-grandparents, Isaac and Estelle Braud; maternal great-grandfather, Hyrom James; paternal great-grandparents, Chris and Altha Keller, and Leonard "T-Jack" and Helen Poch/. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. The Poch/ family would like to thank Jill Hodges and the staff of Woman's Home Health Care for the loving care Trevor received.

SCIONEAUX, JR. JOSEPH "JOE"
A retired employee of Avondale Shipyards and a resident of St. James, he died 1 a.m. Sunday, June 8, 2003, at his home. He was 72 and a native of St. James Parish. Interment in Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, St. James. He is survived by four daughters and a son-in-law, Joanne Jasmin of Carson, Calif., and Mavis Prestley, Debbie and Tyrone Steib and Susan Scioneaux, all of St. James; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Calvin Scioneaux, Donald and Karen Scioneaux and Kenneth Scioneaux, all of St. James; six sisters, Ethel Winchester of Donaldsonville, Gladys Joseph of Marrero, Josephine Scioneaux-Lewis of Los Angeles, Dorothy Joshua and Helen Chatman, both of St. James, and Sedonia Joshua of Lemannville; two brothers, the Rev. Louis Scioneaux of Lemannville, and Larry Scioneaux of Marrero; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Felonise Mayho Scioneaux; his parents and three brothers.

SINGLETARY, DARREL PATRICK "D"
Owner of Aunt Sue's Catering and Specialty Co., he died at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2003, in Watonga, Okla. He was 50 and a native of Baton Rouge. Interment in Cornerview Cemetery, Gonzales. Survived by his wife, Wanda Gregoire Singletary, Gonzales; parents, Landis and Giovanni Diez Singletary, Gonzales; two daughters, Bre/ Elizabeth Singletary, Gonzales, and Brandi Lee Singletary, Baton Rouge; a sister and brother-in-law, Darla and David Stanger, Prairieville; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Duane Singletary, and Don and Stacie Singletary, all of Gonzales; a sister-in-law, Sue Singletary, Prairieville; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Reno Gregoire Sr. and Irene Lee Gregoire, St. Amant; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Redrick and Josephine Singletary and Ulysses and Mary Diez. Pallbearers were Don and Duane Singletary, David Stanger, Reno Gregoire Jr., Durel Braud, Reid Gregoire, Rick Michel, Joshua Johnson, David Picou and Matthew Binning. He was a 1999 and 2001 World Champion gumbo cook and founder of Aunt Sue's Famous Peanut Butter Fudge.

WILLIAMS, DELORIS QUINN
A cafeteria manager and a resident of Kenner, she died Friday, June 6, 2003, at East Jefferson Hospital. She was 69 and a native of Donaldsonville. Interment in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Donaldsonville. Survived by three daughters, Glenda W. Teague, Romona O. Williams and Kathleen W. Smothers; two sons, Alton Dolan Williams Sr. and Reginald E. Williams Sr.; a sister, Cassandra D. Smith; two brothers, Claude V. Smith Sr. and Lauthaught A. Delaney Sr.; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


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