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Lowell Major

Apr 14, 1955 - Nov 25, 2023

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Baton Rouge, LA

Lowell Keith Major departed ths life on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Visitation Thursday, December 7, 2023, 9am until religious service at 11am. Allen A. M. E. 6175 Scenic Hwy. Baton Rouge, La. Interment Greenoaks Memorial Park 9595 Florida Blvd. Baton Rouge, La. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Lowell Keith Major, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Emma Ellison

Mar 12, 1936 - Feb 21, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

With great sadness and much love, the family of Emma Ellison announce her passing from labor to reward on Wednesday February 21,2024, at the age of 87. She leaves to cherish her memories her family and friends. Viewing Saturday March 02, 2024 9:00am until Funeral Service at 10:00am at Bible World Christian Center 1771 N Lobdell Blvd Baton Rouge 70806. Interment in Southern Memorial Garden. Professional Service entrusted to Resting Place Funeral Home.

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Dorothy Dolores Walter

Aug 23, 1932 - Feb 22, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

Dorothy Dolores Walter, a resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on February 22, 2024. The family asks that you keep them in your prayers at this time.

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Hoyt M. Garrick, Jr.

Dec 16, 1946 - Feb 10, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

"On February 10, 2024, Hoyt M. Garrick, Jr. died at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Garrick was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana to Hoyt M. Garrick and Juanita Sweeney. He attended BHS where he excelled in track and basketball. Following graduation in 1964, Hoyt attended college at LSU. He was an active member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. As a student, he expanded his interest in songwriting and musical performance. Hoyt briefly moved to Orange County, California with his young family. Following their return to Louisiana, Hoyt continued to develop his talent for songwriting. Throughout the 1970’s, he formed many long-term relationships with musicians and performers from around the world. He sustained those connections until his death. Hoyt first recorded his material at Studio in the Country, built and developed by Bill Evans. In 1978, Louisiana’s LeRoux, released a song titled “New Orleans Ladies”. The song, written about his wife, quickly advanced on the Billboard Music charts and became a regional hit. Gambit named it the best New Orleans song of the Twentieth Century. Countless artist have performed his work over the last fifty years. He particularly enjoyed working with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown. They maintained a deeply respectful personal and professional relationship until Gate’s passing. Honoring his musical achievements, Hoyt was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2018. Hoyt was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt and Juanita Garrick, and a sister, Linda G. Greene. He is survived by his son, daughter-in-law, and daughter; Russell Shay and Michelle Susan Garrick of Harrisburg, PA, and Kasey L. Garrick of Carriere, MS. Further, Hoyt is survived by his sister, Elizabeth “Becky” Garrick of Bowling Green, KY; three nephews, Shayne Greene, Cade and Tanner Perry; and grandsons, Zaiden, Zayne, and Finley."

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Robert "Scooter" Wiggins

Died : Feb 18, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

Robert “Scooter” Wiggins departed this life on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was 32, a native and resident of Napoleonville, LA. Visitation on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Woodlawn United Methodist Church from 9:00am to religious services at 11:00am. Interment in Evening Star Baptist Church Cemetery. Survived by his wife, Carolyn Nicholas Wiggins; mother, Elaine Carter (Ralph); 2 children, Ro’Marion and Tionna Wiggins; 7 brothers, Joshua Wiggins, Courtney Wiggins, Bryan Carter, Earl Morris, Jr., Kentroy Morris, Kendrick Morris, and Dontrez Wiggins; 4 sisters, Aerial Carter Williams (Ralph), Phyllis Morris, Jeanette Morris, and Paris Williams; his Godmother, Taneka Wiggins; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Earl Morris, Sr,; maternal grandmother, Mary Jane Cargo; paternal grandfather, Ernest Millien, II; 2 brothers; 1 sister; 2 uncles; 3 aunts. Arrangements by Williams & Southall Funeral Home, 5414 Hwy 1, Napoleonville, LA . To sign the guest book or offer condolences, visit our website at www.williamsandsouthallfuneralhome.com. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Barbara Walker

Died : Feb 20, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

Barbara Walker departed this life on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at The Carpenter House in Baton Rouge, LA. She was 63, a native of Napoleonville, LA and resident of Gonzales, LA. Visitation on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Williams & Southall Funeral Home, Napoleonville, LA from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Visitation on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at St. Paul Baptist Church from 8:00am to religious services at 9:00am. Interment in the church cemetery. Survived by 1 son, Antoine Little (Mikayla Tassin); 1 daughter, Amber Little; former husband, Aubrey Little; 3 brothers, James Walker, Darryl Walker, and Roland Spott (Carolyn); 2 sisters, Terry Walker, and Bettye Jean Payton; 1 granddaughter, Aubree Little; 1 Godchild, Brandy Oquinn; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Zenobia and Hosea Walker, Sr.; children, Sharria, and Cherie Little; 3 brothers, Willie Troy Walker, Christopher Walker, and Hosea Walker, Jr.; 4 sisters, Iola Torrence, Lillie Nora, Joyce Williams, and Marion Oquinn. Arrangements by Williams & Southall Funeral Home, 5414 Hwy 1, Napoleonville, LA (985) 369-7231. To sign the guest book or offer condolences, visit our website at www.williamsandsouthallfuneralhome.com. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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Rosa Mae Taylor Young

Jun 06, 1930 - Feb 20, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

Rosa “Rosie” Mae Taylor Young, 93, native of Arnaudville, LA and longtime resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Rosie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a member of St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church and loved her family unconditionally. Rosie is survived by her loving husband of 73 years, Frank Norris Young; her children, Roy Young, Karen Friedman (Rick), Judy Talley (Michael) and Brenda Cook (Mark); 7 grandchildren, April Clark (Josh), Courtney Stricklin, Taylor Braud (Conner), Morgan Talley, Logan Talley, Austin Cook, and Allie Cook; 4 great-grandchildren, Dallas and John Anthony Stricklin, and Jeremiah and Veronica Clark and one on the way; sisters, Sybil Kidder (Don) and Betty Richard; brothers, Ray and Charles Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Welzie and Anna Schexnayder Taylor; sisters, Beatrice Kidder, Lucille Knott, and Gladys Donalson; and brothers, Stephen, Ben, and George Taylor. A visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA, 70815, on Friday, February 23, 2024 from 4 pm until 7 pm. Visitation will resume on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church from 9 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. Burial will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Rick Friedman, Mark Cook, Michael Talley, Charles Taylor, Roy Young, Austin Cook, and Logan Talley. The family would like to give a heartfelt sincere thank you to Shakita Deemer for her love and care. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Please visit www.greenoaksfunerals.com to leave condolences to the family.

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Cole J. Stanford

Feb 21, 2014 - Feb 21, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 1:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point for Cole J. Stanford, 10, who passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 10:25 P.M. at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge. Fr. Brian Harrington, Pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in St. Edward Catholic Church Cemetery in Richard. The family has requested the visitation to be held on Friday, February 23, 2024 at 10:00 A.M until Saturday at 12:30 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Church Point. Perè Rozas will recite the Rosary on Friday at 6 o’clock in the evening in the Funeral Home Chapel. Survivors include his parents, Jonathon and Amy Richard Stanford of Church Point; five sisters, Blake, Blair, Lainey, Lola, and Minnie Stanford all of Church Point; three brothers, Isaac, Brock, and Jacques Stanford all of Church Point; one niece, Charlie Braman of Church Point; his paternal grandmother, Barbara Stanford of Church Point; his maternal grandparents, Lonnie and Elaine Richard of Richard. Cole was a 5th grade student at OMP and a proud altar server at the school Masses. He loved spending all of his free time in the seat of a tractor, or on a 4 wheeler. Cole was employed by his family businesses, and he was a hard worker. Cole was preceded in death by his brother, Tyler Jude Stanford; paternal grandfather, John Stanford. You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry, and express condolences online to Cole’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com or Duhon Funeral Home, LLC (337) 684-5552.

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James Leander Thibodeaux

Jul 10, 1941 - Feb 07, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

James Leander Thibodeaux passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at the age of 82, after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Lewisburg, LA. James attended Redemptorist High School and graduated in 1959, after he graduated he attended LSU. He worked for the Department of Public Safety and also owned his own bookkeeping and income tax business. He served on the LA Cap Federal Credit Union Board for 31 years and 22 years as the Board Treasurer. He loved watching the LSU tiger football team and was a season ticket holder for 50 years and enjoyed spending time with his grandkids especially at school and sporting events. James is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Betty Nettles Thibodeaux; daughters, Renee Thibodeaux Bourgeois, Kim Thibodeaux Ward (Terry Amey), Dana Thibodeaux Lee (Chris); grandchildren, Kenneth “Austin” Ward, Garrett James Ward, Ashley Renee Ward, David Alexander Ward, Annalane Louise Lee, Audrey Marie Lee, and William “Weston” Lee; sister, Glenda Thibodeaux Cheek; brothers John C. Thibodeaux (Suzy), and Ronald G. Thibodeaux (Joel); nieces, Cindy Thibodeaux, Tina Thibodeaux Mroski, Denise Thibodeaux Rodgers, Brandi Boudreaux Putnam, Lahri Nettles Gentry and Cristi Nettles Williams; and nephews, Johnny Thibodeaux, Randy Thibodeaux, Blane Boudreaux, and Blake Boudreaux. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alexander and Dorothy Vidrine Thibodeaux; son, William Alexander Thibodeaux; niece, Julie Thibodeaux; and nephew, Roddy John Boudreaux, Jr. In lieu of flowers please make donations in James name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Visitation will be held at St. Gerard Catholic Church, 5354 Plank Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70805, on Saturday February 24, 2024 at 11 AM with a Memorial Mass to follow at 12 PM. A reception will follow at Seelos Hall next to the church. The family would like to thank Clarity Hospice, Dr. Jennifer Perone, Dr. Bryan Bienvienu and the staff at Mary Bird Perkins for their care and support.

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Rosa Taylor Young

Jun 06, 1930 - Feb 20, 2024

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Baton Rouge, LA

Rosa "Rosie" Taylor Young, age 93, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

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Calvin Albert

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Baton Rouge, LA

Celebration of Life Services For Calvin Albert VisitationHall’s Celebration Center 9348 Scenic HighwayBaton Rouge, LouisianaSaturday, March 2, 202410:00 am to 11:00 am FuneralHall’s Celebration Center 9348 Scenic Highway Baton Rouge, LouisianaSaturday, March 2, 202411:00 am IntermentOak Grove CemeteryBaton Rouge, Louisiana

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