Category archives for: Obituaries

Billy James Manuel

IOTA – Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in the Chapel of Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home in Iota for Billy James Manuel, 65, who died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 9:50 p.m. Pastor Gary Dardar, pastor of River of Life Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting […]

Douglas W. Johnnie

CARENCRO – Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro for Douglas “Doug” W. Johnnie, 40, who passed away Monday, April 18, 2016, in Lafayette. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Our Lady […]

Pastor Ronell Cheatham

ABBEVILLE – Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church in Abbeville. Visitation will be held from 9-11a.m. and service will start promptly at 11 a.m., with the Honorable Bishop Raymond Captville, officiating. Interment will follow in Macedonia Cemetery in Abbeville. Pastor Ronell Cheatham was […]

Melba Broussard Ardoin

WELSH – Melba Broussard Ardoin, 86, a native of Rayne and resident of Welsh, went to Heaven on Thursday, April 21, 2016. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Welsh with Father Alan Trouille as Celebrant. The […]

Elizabeth Louise Gray McGehee

WELSH – Elizabeth Louise Gray McGehee was born November 3, 1930, in Ferriday, to Lillian Eloise Marie Carroll and Sidney Russell Gray. She went to Glory on February 20, 2016, in Bradenton, Fla. In between those dates, she had a complete and magnificent life.   She attended Southeastern at Memphis and LSU, where she was […]

Albert Edward Townsend

April 5, 1928-April 7, 2016 Albert Edward Townsend, 88, passed away peacefully April 7, 2016, in Reno, Nev. He was born April 5, 1928, in Jennings, to Martin I. Townsend and Gertrude (Derouen) Townsend. After serving in the U.S. Army, Albert traveled to Illinois and studied film editing at the Art Institute of Chicago. He […]

Andrew Ray Guidry

A Mass of Christian burial for Andrew “Drew” Ray Guidry, 30, of Mermentau, was held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mermentau, today, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Charles McMillin officiating. A gathering of family and friends was held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings beginning on […]

Howard J. Fontenot

Funeral services for Mr. Howard J. Fontenot, 64, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2016, in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Blaine St. Germain officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation was held from 3:30-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, […]

Robert “Wayne” Sonnier

WELSH – Robert “Wayne” Sonnier, 72,  a resident of Morse, was entrusted to God’s loving care on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Lake Charles. A memorial service will commence at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh today, Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 11 a.m. until Christian service time at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Deacon Wayne […]

Rubie Marionneaux

LAKE ARTHUR – Former Lake Arthur resident Rubie Marionneaux, 89, entered Heaven’s glorious gates on December 13, 2015. She passed away peacefully at the Isle of Watermere in Southlake, Texas. Visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Miguez Funeral Home in Lake Arthur, with a service at 2 […]

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