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    WAYNE EVANS MACALUSA

    Wayne Evans Macalusa, 63, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at his mother’s home, surrounded by his loving family, after battling a lengthy illness. Wayne was born October 16, 1955, in Morgan City, the son of Dominick Macalusa and Doris Rhodes Macalusa. Wayne was a very faithful man; he enjoyed sharing his knowledge of the Lord with others. He was a very unselfish person, with a huge heart of gold, which always led him to help those in need. He was very well-liked and always left a lasting impression on those he met. Spending time with family was so important to him, and usually that…

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    JOHN LEE DELCO

    John Lee Delco, 54, a resident and native of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away peacefully on Monday Aug. 12, 2019, at 4:25 a.m. at the Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson. Visitation will be Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Jones Funeral Home, 715 Sixth St., Morgan City, from 12:30 p.m. until funeral time at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Morgan City Cemetery. He is survived by his siblings, Raymond (Myra) Delco Jr., of Berwick, and Michael Delco of Morgan City; five sisters, Shirley Johnson and Lenora Delco both of Morgan City, Mrs. Calvin (Barbara) Brent of Chicago, Mrs. Sammy (Elizabeth) Briggs of Beaumont, Texas, and Judy Delco of Amelia; and…

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    BRADLEY JAMES BARKER JR.

    Bradley James Barker Jr., 25, a native of Morgan City and a resident of Gray, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Houston. Visitation will be conducted from 9 a.m. until funeral time at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Eagle Wright Baptist Church, 3590 Hwy 316 in Gray. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. He is survived by his son, Da’shon Torrell Cole “Bentley” of Gray; father Bradley J. Barker Sr. of Gray and Amina Gant of Zachary; brothers Jordan Franklin, Dyllian Barker, and Shermar Molden; sisters Kayla and Brahsay Barker, Lakeshia Taplett all of Gray and Shermane Molden of Morgan City; paternal grandparents, Crawford Jr.…

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    JAHMARLA RAHKIAN GUIDRY

    Jahmarla Rahkiah Guidry, 33, a resident of Morgan City, Louisiana, and native of Fort Coffee, Oklahoma, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at 12:42 a.m. at the Teche Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be observed on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the Jones Funeral Home, 715 Sixth St., Morgan City, from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 10 a.m. She is survived by her mother, Marie Cynthia Short of Morgan City; one brother, Keajon S. Guidry of Oklahoma; two sisters, Tanika M. Short and Mrs. Earl (Jahnedrah M.) Moore Sr., both of Morgan City; one niece; four nephews; seven uncles; one aunt; and a host of cousins and friends.…

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    DONALD BENJAMIN FONTENOT, PH.D.

    October 2, 1941 – August 6, 2019 Memorial services for Donald Benjamin Fontenot will be held Saturday, August 24, 2019, during a 12 noon Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin, with Father Christopher Cambre celebrating the Mass. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Consolata Cemetery in Lake Charles. The family requests visiting hours be observed Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. Don, or Doc as he was known to some, was born on Thursday, October 2, 1941, in Opelousas and passed away at the age of 77 on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at his home…

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    MARIE PRINCE BROUSSARD

    April 5, 1936 – August 7, 2019 Funeral services for Marie Prince Broussard were held Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin. Following the service she was laid to rest with her husband in the Franklin Cemetery Mausoleum. Rev. Susan Pugh, Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Franklin, conducted the services. Visiting hours were observed from 11:30 a.m. until time of service. Marie, the third of four children born to Vital and Aline Prince, was born in Louisa on Sunday, April 5, 1936, and passed away at the age of 83 on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Iberia Medical Center in New Iberia. She…

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    LORRAINE “LO” BODIN LANCON BOUDREAUX

    February 10, 1932 – August 14, 2019 Funeral services for Lorraine “Lo” Bodin Lancon Boudreaux were held Friday, August 16, 2019, during an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Baldwin. Visitation began at 9 a.m. with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 10. Following the Mass she was laid to rest with her husband in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Father Christopher Cambre was the Celebrant for the Mass and conducted the services. Lo, as she was affectionately known, was born at Weeks Island on Wednesday, February 10, 1932 and passed away at the age of 87 in the early morning hours of…

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    JOYCE GAUDET BELLA

    Entrepreneur, devoted wife, and loving mother Joyce Gaudet Bella passed away peacefully in the afternoon of August 9, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Gaudet and Anne Simoneaux Gaudet of New Orleans, Louisiana, her brother, Leonce Gaudet of Metairie, Louisiana, and sister, Audrey Gaudet Hart of Metairie, Louisiana, along with her beloved husband, Ciro Paul Bella of Berwick, Louisiana. Joyce graduated from the Academy of the Holy Angels and Moler Beauty College in New Orleans, Louisiana. She owned Ciro’s Hairstyling Salon and the Kit-N-Kaboodle Boutique in Morgan City, Louisiana. Joyce is survived by her two children, Kevin L. Bella of Houma,…

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    JOHN L. DELCO

    John L. Delco, 54, a resident and native of Morgan City, La., passed away peacefully on Monday August 12, 2019 at 4:25 a.m. at the Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, La. Visitation will be Saturday, August 17th at Jones Funeral Home, 715 Sixth St., Morgan City, La., from 12:30 p.m. until funeral time at 2 p.m. Burial in Morgan City Cemetery. Memories of John will forever remain in the hearts of his siblings, Mrs. Raymond (Myra) Delco, Jr., of Berwick, La. and Michael Delco of Morgan City, La.; five sisters, Shirley Johnson and Lenora Delco both of Morgan City, La., Mrs. Calvin (Barbara) Brent of Chicago, IL, Mrs. Sammy (Elizabeth)…

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    JAHMARLA RAHKIAH GUIDRY

    Jahmarla Rahkiah Guidry, 33, a resident of Morgan City, La. and native of Fort Coffee, OK, passed away on Wednesday August 7, 2019 at 12:42 a.m. at the Teche Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be observed on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Jones Funeral Home, 715 Sixth Street, Morgan City, La., from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 10 a.m. Memories of Jahmarla will forever remain in the hearts of her mother, Marie Cynthia Short of Morgan City, La.; one brother, Keajon S. Guidry of Oklahoma; two sisters, Tanika M. Short and Mrs Earl (Jahnedrah M) Moore Sr., both of Morgan City, La.; one niece, four nephews, seven uncles,…

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    LINDA DIANE PATTERSON NERVE

    Linda Diane Patterson Nerve, 67, a resident of Franklin, La. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 9:15 am at Iberia Medical Center in New Iberia, La. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home, Inc. 1101 Main Street Franklin, La. at 10 a.m. Reverend Preston Watson serving as the Officiant. Burial will follow funeral services in the Franklin Cemetery – Main Street in Franklin, La. Memories of Linda will forever remain in the hearts of her husband, Harry Lee Nerve; her daughter, Deidra P. Nerve; five sisters, Evelyn Patterson Bell, Cindy Patterson Lightfoot, Barbara Patterson Jenkins, Ruth Patterson Lightfoot all of…

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    KENT W. KREIDER

    Kent W. Kreider passed away at his home in Lau-rel, Mississippi, early Wednesday morning, Au-gust 7, 2019. He was born on September 8, 1947, in Morgan City, Louisiana, to John F. Kreider Jr. and Dorothy Walther Kreider, who preceded him in death. He is also proceeded in death by his maternal grandfa-ther, William A. Walther. All were longtime resi-dents of Berwick. He is survived by his wife, Betty Kreider, of 45 years, his brother Gregory J. Kreider (wife Janet) of Houston; and his children, Kent Henderson of Gulf-port, Mississippi; and Sandy Kreider Kitchens of Laurel, Mississippi. He is also survived by six grandchil-dren; and three great grand-children, all of Mississippi.…

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    Wayne Evans Macalusa | 08/14/2019

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    ARTHUR THOMAS YONGE

    Arthur Thomas Yonge of Houston and formerly of Morgan City died Aug. 6, 2019, in Houston. A memorial service in Morgan City is planned for a later date. Obituaries View Original Notice → ARTHUR THOMAS YONGE

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    DELLA ANN MASON TOPHAM

    Della Ann Mason Topham, 75, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Louisiana Extended Care in Lafayette, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief and sudden illness. Della was born July 13, 1944, in Morgan City, the daughter of William Mason and Jane Stevens Mason. Della, lovingly known as Mimi or Nanny Pam, was a simple, down-to-earth woman; she enjoyed gardening, as she was a former member of the Bayou Vista Gardening Club, and she also was an avid seamstress. Most of all, she enjoyed raising her children and grandchildren. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 58 years,…

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    EARLINE MARIE AUCOIN

    August 18, 1947 — August 9, 2019 Earline Aucoin, a native and resident of Morgan City, was called home with the Lord on August 9, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 71. Earline loved to spend her time fishing, traveling, and being around family, especially her great nieces and nephews. As an avid Saints fan, Earline could often be found cheering them on from home during football season. She also enjoyed going to Meche’s Donut Shop to hang out with her pals. Those Earline leaves to cherish her precious memory are her daughter Kelly Jo Aucoin; two step-children, Danny Aucoin of Texas and Missy Freeman, and…

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    ‘Bikers on the Bayou’ getting ready for Aug. 24

    The St Mary Chamber of Commerce, City of Franklin and Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau will host the 2nd annual event “Bikers on the Bayou” August 24 in downtown Franklin. This event celebrates the 50th year anniversary of the filming of the iconic movie, “Easy Rider” that starred Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. The movie includes many scenes and features locations, throughout St. Mary Parish. This low budget counter culture smash hit follows the main characters on their journey from California to Louisiana for Mardi Gras. The movie was released on July 14, 1969. Many activities are planned through-out the day for visitors and riders in St.…

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    Della Mason Topham | 08/11/2019

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    ANTHONY BOUDREAUX JR.

    September 5, 1936 – August 7, 2019 Anthony Boudreaux Jr. passed away at home at the age of 82 after a long illness on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. He and his wife, Janet, were married for 60 years and have four sons and one daughter. He was a graduate of Patterson High School, LSU, and Penn State. He served in the United States Air Force for two years at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport as a Meteorologist. In 1963 he returned home to farm sugar cane. He retired after the 2006 crop, having farmed for 43 years. Anthony was very active in organizations connected with farming. He was a…

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    NORMAN “KITTY KITTY” POLIDORE

    Norman “Kitty Kitty” Polidore, 53, a resident of Centerville, La. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 1:25 p.m. at his residence. Visitation will be observed on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Mount Zion Baptist Church 307 Second Street in Franklin, La., from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. Burial will follow funeral services in the Franklin Cemetery-Main Street in Franklin, La. The Pastor Noah Smith will officiate the services. Norman is survived by his mother, Oraline K. Polidore of Centerville; three brothers, Malcolm Polidore and Roman Polidore both of Centerville and Floyd Polidore Sr. of Franklin; two sisters, Wanda Polidore and Gayle Cooks both…

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    BERNICE CASE THERIOT

    June 16, 1932 – August 7, 2019 Funeral services for Ms. Bernice Case Theriot will be held Sunday, August 11, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin. Following the service she will be laid to rest with her husband in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Centerville. Pastor Bryan Seymour of New Iberia Seventh-day Adventist Church will conduct the services. A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday at Ibert’s from 8:30 a.m. until time of service. Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Glatter, Joshua Glatter, Colby Glatter, Todd Ashley, Aiden Ashley, Brandon Braud, Peter Scully, and Jordan Landry. Bernice was born in St. Martinville on Thursday, June…

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    MARY ASSEFF MARTIEN

    Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Martin & Castille’s La Fleur de Lis Chapel in Lafayette for Mary Asseff Martien, 91. Ms. Martien died on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at her daughter’s residence in Lafayette surrounded by her family. Interment will be in Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery. The Reverend Michael J. Bordelon, Rector of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Lafayette,will conduct the funeral services. Survivors include one daughter, Helen Martien Wofford and her husband, Glen Wofford, Sr.; one son, Edgar R. Martien and his wife, Annette; one sister, Barbara Creamer and her husband, Aaron; four brothers, Sam Asseff, Robert Asseff, Dr. Walter…

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    EDWIN PIERRE GAUDET JR.

    February 2, 1932 – August 4, 2019 Edwin Pierre Gaudet, Jr., a native of Charenton and longtime resident of Bayou Vista, passed away at the age of 87 on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Edwin enjoyed being outdoors in his garden, playing his guitar, watching western movies and spending time with his family. Edwin is greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Joyce Hebert Gaudet; his daughters, Karan Gaudet Delaune and Megan Gaudet Burbante; two grandsons, Brandon Delaune and Chandler Delaune; two brothers, Milton Gaudet, Sr., and Larry Gaudet, Sr. and his wife Patsy; two sisters, Audrey Maupin and her husband Jackie and Theresa Falls; as well as numerous nieces…

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    JAHMARLA GUIDRY

    Jahmarla Guidry, 33, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at 12:42 a.m. at Teche Regional Medical Center. Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.which are incomplete. Obituaries View Original Notice → JAHMARLA GUIDRY