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Our Obituaries

Larry Walker

January 15, 2020

Larry Walker, age 58, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at The Crossing @ Clarity Hospice., Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 11 am Saturday, January 25th until religious service in the chapel at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Leroy Taylor. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary at...
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Pannett Hall

January 13, 2020

Pannett Lee Hall. age 74, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Monday, January 13, 2020 at her home, Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, Jan. 18th until religious service at 11 am. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Katie Griffin

January 5, 2020

Katie Griffin, age 95, of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 at Nottingham Regional Rehabilitation Center. Visitation at Orange Grove COGIC, 1112 Petti St., Kentwood from 8:30 am Saturday, Jan. 11th until religious service at 10 am. Conducted by Elder Rodney Harrell. Interment in Hookfin Cemetery, Kentwood. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham...
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Donnell Amacker

January 1, 2020

Donnell Amacker, age 59, of Cullman, AL, departed this life, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Visitation at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Greensburg from 12 noon Saturday, Jan. 11th. until religious service at 1 pm. Interment in Rocky Hill Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Freddie Donahue

December 30, 2019

Freddie Donahue "Cha Cha", age 69, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at Capitol Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Baton Rouge. Religious service at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs at 11 am Monday, Dec. 30th. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Gordon Gross

December 25, 2019

Gordon Gross, age 64, of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at his residence. Religious service at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs at 11 am Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Cremation will follow. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs in charge of arrangements.
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Eugene Miles

December 16, 2019

Eugene Miles, age 88, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at OLOL Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 9 am Friday, Dec. 20th. until religious service in the chapel at 11 am. Conducted by Bishop Larry Rheams. Interment in Whitehall Cemetery, Whitehall. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Phillip Ellsworth

December 13, 2019

Phillip Ellsworth, Jr., age 83, of Denham Springs, departed this life Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 2 pm to 8 pm Friday, Dec. 20th. Religious service at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 50311 Hwy. 16, Denham Springs at 1 pm Saturday. Conducted by Pastor Karl M. Clark....
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Damaria Morrow

December 5, 2019

Damaria Morrow, age 35, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 in Georgia. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday, December 28th. until religious service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment in Holly Gardens Cemetery, Hammond. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Louis Robinson

December 2, 2019

Louis Robinson, age 68, of Greensburg, departed this life Monday, December 2, 2019. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg 5 pm to 9 pm Friday, Dec. 14th. Religious service at Venable Chapel AME Church, 185 Venable Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Saturday. Interment in church cemetery. Arrangement entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Joseph Self

November 28, 2019

Joseph Self, Sr., age 82, of Greensburg, departed this life, Thursday, November 28, 2019 at The Woodleigh Place of Baton Rouge. Visitation at Sweet New Hope Church, 1051 New Hope Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, Dec. 7th. until religious service at 12 noon. Conducted by Dr. Samuel Travis, Jr. Interment in Self Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Marion Galmon

November 21, 2019

Marion Galmon "Meatskin", age 81, a resident of Dennis Mills, departed this life Thursday, November 21, 2019 at her home. Visitation at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 41600 Hwy. 16, Denham Springs (Dennis Mills) from 9 am Saturday, November 30th. until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Karl Clark. Interment in Andrew Chapel Cemetery, Dennis Mills. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Willie Turner

November 15, 2019

Willie James Turner, 60 years of age, a devoted and loving husband, father, brother and friend, passed away, Friday, November 15, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Denham Springs and a native of New Orleans. Visitation at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs from 4 pm to 7 pm Thursday, November 21st. Visitation will resume at the church from 9 am...
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James Turner

November 5, 2019

James Alex Turner, age 74, a resident of Hammond, departed this life, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 t North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at St. Mark Baptist Church, 13590 Dunn Rd., Walker from 9 am Saturday, Nov. 9th. until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Elder Edgar Lee Thomas. Interment in Walker Memorial Park, Walker. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Monica Knighten

October 27, 2019

Monica Burton Knighten, age 44, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Sunday, October 27, 2019. Visitation at Hughes United Methodist Church, 802 N. 38th. St. from 9 am Saturday, November 2nd until religious service at 11 am. Interment in Roselawn Memorial Park, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Joseph Coleman

October 26, 2019

Joseph "Joe" Coleman, age 89, a US army veteran and a native of Greensburg, departed this life, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at The Carpenter House. Visitation at Pipkin Chapel AME Church, 266 Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, Oct. 26th. until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Rochelle Brumfield. Interment in Pipkin Chapel Cemetery. Survived by his daughters, Deborah Coleman,...
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Joseph Hywood

October 25, 2019

Joseph Alfred Haywood, Jr., age 53, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Sunday, October 25, 2019 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Saturday, November 2nd. Religious service at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Amite at 2 pm Sunday. Conducted by Rev. Joe Chaney. Interment in Rocky Hill Cemetery....
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Herbert Mulberry

October 24, 2019

Herbert Mulberry, Jr., age 62, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at OLOL Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 2 pm to 8 pm Friday, Nov. 8th. Religious service at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 206 Sullivan St., Denham Springs at11 am Saturday, conducted by Pastor Curtis Wilson...
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OD Smith

October 23, 2019

O.D. Smith, Jr., age 65, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 9 am Sat., November 2nd. until religious service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment in Mount Pilgrim Cemetery, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Walter Haywood

October 22, 2019

Walter Haywood, age 73, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 at his home. Visitation at Lazard Temple COGIC, 15750 Hwy. 43, Greensburg from 11 am Saturday, Nov. 2nd. until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Marvin Schaffer, Sr. Interment in Johnson Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Roy Amacker

October 17, 2019

Roy Lee Amacker, age 65, of Orange, TX, passed away Tues., Dec. 17, 2019. Visitation at New Beginning Outreach Ministries, 1521 15th. St., Orange, TX from 9 am Sat., Dec. 28th. until religious service at 12 noon. Interment in Hollywood Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Ernest Burton

October 15, 2019

Ernest Burton, age 62, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at St. Helena Parish Hospital, Greensburg. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 2 pm to 7 pm Tuesday, Oct. 22nd. Religious service in the funeral home chapel at 11 am Wednesday. Conducted by Rev. Floyd Holden, Sr. Interment in Venable Chapel Cemetery,...
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James Ramsey

October 11, 2019

James D. Ramsey, Sr., passed away on October 11, 2019 in Gary, IN at age 77. Formerly from Greensburg, LA, James graduated from St. Helena High School in 1961. He enlisted into the U. S. Army in 1964 where he served until 1971. James was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged after receiving a "Purple Heart" for his sacrifice and meritorious service to his country. In 1971, Mr....
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John Smith

October 9, 2019

John Smith, age 62, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at North Oak Rehabilitation Hospital, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Sat., October 19th until religious service in the funeral home chapel at 11 am. Interment in Turner Chapel Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Brenda Johnson

October 8, 2019

Brenda Johnson "Shugg", age 60, a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Ochsner Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Midway Baptist Church, 1004 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday, October 19th. until religious service at 2 pm. Conducted by Rev. Jesse Williams. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Melvin Watkins

September 14, 2019

Melvin Watkins, Jr., age 54, a resident of Springfield, departed this life, Saturday, September14, 2019 in Baton Rouge. Visitation at Galilee Baptist Church, 25969 Haynes Settlement Rd., Springfield, Rev. Warren Richards, pastor from 11 am Saturday, Sept. 21st until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Rev. Michael Otkins. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hammond. Arrangements entrusted...
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Dennis Self

September 14, 2019

Dennis Self, age 72, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at his home. Visitation at Apostolic Assembly of Christ Church, 48123 Hwy. 16, Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday Sept. 28th. until religious service at 11 am. Interment in Self Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Mansfield Lewis

September 11, 2019

Mansfield Lewis, Jr., age 75, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at his home. Visitation at New Rising Sun Baptist Church, 16444 Highland Rd., Baton Rouge from 5 pm Friday, September 20th. until wake service at 6 pm. Conducted by Rev. Warren Carter. Visitation will resume at the church from 10 am Saturday until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by...
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Benjamin Self

September 9, 2019

Benjamin Self, age 69, a resident of Pine Grove, departed this life Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington. Visitation at In Time Harvest Ministries, 53314 Crossover Rd., Independence at 11 am Saturday, Sept. 14th. until religious service at 1 pm. Conducted by Apostle Charles Watkins. Interment in Self Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted too MJR Friendly...
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Michelle Scott

September 6, 2019

Michelle Scott Key, age 52 a resident of Denham Springs, departed this life, Friday, September 6, 2019. She was a graduated of Denham Springs High School and Southern University, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 2 pm to 4 pm, Friday, Sept. 13th. Visitation will resume Friday at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St.,...
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Casey Williams

August 29, 2019

Casey M. Williams, age 41, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Saturday, Aug. 29, 2019 in Baton Rouge. Memorial service at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs at 5 pm Wednesday, Aug. 29th. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service F/H, Denham Spring
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Elzie McClendon

August 18, 2019

Elzie McClendon, age 81, of Baton Rouge, departed this life Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, August 23, 2019. Religious service at Venable Chapel AME Church, 185 Venable Chapel Rd., Greensburg. Interment in the church cemetery. ...
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Audrey Robinson

August 17, 2019

Audrey Robinson, age 85, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at Nottingham Nursing Home, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 10 am Saturday, August 24th until religious service at 1 pm. Interment in Turner Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Leroy Cox

August 15, 2019

Leroy Cox, age 77, of Ponchatoula, departed this life Monday, August 15, 2019 at Landmark Nursing Center of Hammond. Visitation at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 25969 Haynes Settlement Rd., Springfield from 11 am Sat. Aug. 24th until religious service at 1 pm. Rev Warren Richards, officiating. Interment in Galilee Church Cemetery, Springfield. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service...
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Kenny Wayne Self

August 15, 2019

Kenny Wayne Self, age 37, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at University Medical Center of New Orleans. Visitation at New Hope Ministries, 325 New Hope Rd., Greensburg from 9 am Sat., Aug. 31st until religious service at 11 am. Conducted by Rev. Anthony Burton. Interment in New Hope Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral...
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Lamarcue Pleasant

August 12, 2019

Lamarcus Pleasant, age 39, of Denham Springs, departed this life Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at his home. Religious service at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denahm Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Brenda Fisher

August 1, 2019

Brenda Dee Fisher, age 66, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Thursday, August 1, 2019 at er resident. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg, from 4 pm to 8 pm Tuesday Aug. 6th. Religious service at Pipken Chapel AME Church, Chipola at 11 am Wednesday. Rev. Mittie Muse, Jr., officiating. Interment in Johnson Cemetery, Chipola. Arrangements...
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Melvin Hills

July 18, 2019

Melvin "Deadbroke" Hills, 67, a veteran of the Korean War and longtime resident of New Orleans, LA, entered into eternal rest on July 18, 2019. He leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted wife Judy Roby Hills; Sons, Shane Bartholomew (Rocklon), Melvin Hills, Jr. (Catina), and Terrance Hills; daughters, Tameka Hills Roberts (Marcus), Racquel Roby Dabon (Emmett, III), and Tiffany Hills Quinn ...
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Zacchaeus Burton

July 17, 2019

Zacchaeus Burton, age 29, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in DeQuincy. Memorial service at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs at 11 am Saturday, August 10, 2019. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Velma Dunn

July 15, 2019

Velma Turner Dunn, age 76, a retired educator and a resident of Springfield, departed this life Monday, July 15, 2019 at her daughter's home in Hammond. Visitation at Galilee Baptist Church, 25969 Haynes Settlement Rd., Springfield from 1 pm Sunday, July 21st until religious service at 3 pm. Conducted by Rev. Warren Richards. Interment in Galilee Cemetery, Springfield. Survived by her husband,...
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Lillie Taylor

July 13, 2019

Lillie Taylor, age 101, a resident of New Orleans and native of Clinton, departed this life Saturday, July 13, 2019 at her home. Visitation at Days Chapel AME Church, 17717 Hwy. 10, Clinton, Rev. Roger E. Robinson, Sr., pastor from 9 am Saturday, July 20th until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Ronald Southall, officiating. Interment in Days Chapel Cemetery, Clinton. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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John McClendon

July 9, 2019

John H. McClendon, age 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, July 19th. Religious service in the chapel at 1 pm Saturday. Interment in Venable Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service...
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Charles Hayes

June 28, 2019

Charles Hayes, age 71, a resident of Baton Rouge., departed this life Friday, June 28, 2019 at his home. Religious service at St. James Baptist Church, 1105 N. 44th St. at 12 noon Saturday, July 20th. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens, Baton Rouge. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.
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Emma Watswon

June 20, 2019

Emma Lee Watson, age 91, a resident of Amite, departed this life Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Tangi Pines Nursing Home, Amite. Visitation at Gospel Temple COGIC, 82 Banks Lane, Pine Grove from 9 am Saturday, June 29th until religious service at 11 am. Elder Peter Donald, officiating. Interment in New Hope Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greenburg.
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Phillip Morris

June 19, 2019

Phillip Bertrand Morris, age 68, a US Army veteran and a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, TX. Visitation at Faith AME Zion Church, 3919 Groom Rd., Baker from 9 am Wednesday, June 26th until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Kenneth York, officiating. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Arrangements entrusted to...
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Phillip Morris

June 19, 2019

Phillip Bertrand Morris, age 68, a US Army veteran and a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, TX. Visitation at Faith AME Zion Church, 3919 Groom Rd., Baker from 9 am Wednesday, June 26th until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Kenneth York, officiating. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Arrangements entrusted to...
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Mary Jane Higginbotham

April 23, 2019

Mary Jane Higginbotham, age 88, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, April 26th. Visitation will resume at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 10 am Saturday until religious service at 12...
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Edwina Marshall

March 30, 2019

A loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother, Edwina Marshall, age 87, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at The Landmark Nursing Center in Hammond, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilford Marshall. She was a resident of Montpelier, Louisiana and a retired business owner of Marshall's Sweet Shop and Grocery. Homegoing...
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Ricky Hall

March 27, 2019

Ricky Hall, age 63, passed away on March 19,2019. Visitation on Wednesday, March 27,2019, 8 am until religious service at 10 am, MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg. MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home in charge of arrangement.
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Robert Self

March 23, 2019

Robert Earl Self, age 67, of Denham Springs and native of Greensburg, passed away Sat., March 23, 2019. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs, 2 pm to 6 pm Friday, March 29th. Religious service at New Hope Ministries, 325 New Hope Rd., Greensburg at 1 pm Saturday. Interment in Self Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service F/H,...
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John Turner

March 20, 2019

John Turner, Jr., age 53, of Greensburg, passed away, Friday, March 29, 2019. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Wed., April 3rd. until religious service in the chapel at 10:30 am. Interment in Darlington Cemetery, Darlington. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service F/H, Greensburg.
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Hazel McGary

March 18, 2019

Hazel McGary, age 49, passed away on Thursday, March 18,2019. Visitation from 11 am until religious service 1 pm, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Sweethome Baptist Church, 19380 Florida Blvd., Albany, Louisiana. Interment in Sweethome Baptist Church Cemetery, Albany. MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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Bennie Harrison

February 12, 2019

Bennie Harrison, the husband of Reola Jackson-Harrison departed this life on Tuesday, February 12,2019 at Northridge Community Care Center in Baker, LA. He was 94 years old, a World War II Veteran, a native of Covington,LA., resident of New Orleans, LA. and Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation is at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 2145 South Claiborne Ave, New Orleans,LA. from 9:00 am to 11:00 am,...
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Lena Talbert

February 4, 2019

Lena Talbert Hollins, age 85, entered into eternal rest on February 4, 2019. Viewing on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 4-7 pm. at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Visitation from 11:30 am until religious service 1 pm., Saturday, February 9, 2019, Banks Community Outreach Ministry, 2908 69th Ave., Baton Rouge. Interment in Winnfield Memorial Park. Arrangements...
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Jesse Jackson

January 27, 2019

Jesse Jackson, age 88, entered into eternal rest on January 27,2019. Visitation from 12 noon until religious service 1pm, Friday, February 1,2019 at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangement entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home
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Anthony Terrell

January 27, 2019

Anthony Terrell, age 52, passed away on January 27,2019. Visitation from 8 am until religious service 10 am, Saturday, February 2,2019 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Interment in St. Mark Cemetery, Walker. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Lillie Caled

January 26, 2019

Lillie R. Caleb, age 87,passed away on Saturday, January 19,2019. Visitation from 9 am until religious service 11 am, Saturday, January 26,2019 at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 25969 Haynes Settlement Rd., Springfield. Interment in St. James Cemetery, Springfield. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Ella Pierre

January 19, 2019

Ella J.Pierre, age 68, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 19,2019. Visitation from 12 noon until religious service 2 pm., Saturday, January 26,2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 27289 Hwy. 22, Killian. Officiating Rev. Robert E. Smith. Interment in St. James Cemetery, Springfield. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Terron Knox

January 13, 2019

Terron A. Knox, age 56, entered into eternal rest on January 13,2019. Visitation from 9 am until religious service 11 am, Saturday,January 19,2019 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Professional arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home. *RUN ON FRIDAY,JANUARY 18,2019 IN THE FREE SECTION
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Tyre Jackson

January 12, 2019

Tyre D. Jackson was born on January 30,1993 in Baton Rouge, La., to the union of Tressie Jackson and Fredrick Hayes. Tyre left us at the age of 25 on December 31,2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. He was educated in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Tyre leaves to cherish his memories: one daughter (Bailee Johnson), one sister (Fredricka Hayes), three brothers (Fredrick, Kedric, and...
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David McClendon

January 12, 2019

David McClendon,Jr., age 28, passed away on Thursday, January 3,2019 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Visitation from 9 am until religious service 1 pm on Saturday, January 12,2019 at Unity COGIC, 30291 N. Walker Rd., Walker, La., 70785. Elder Sterling Perkins, Officiating. Interment in Walker Memorial Cemetery, Walker, Louisiana. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Joyce Rheams

January 11, 2019

Joyce M. Rheams, age 76, entered into eternal rest on Friday, January,11,2019. Visitation from 9 am until religious service 11 am, Saturday, January 19,2019 at Mt. Hope Baptist Church, 206 Sullivan St., Denham Springs. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs.
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Jessie James

January 9, 2019

Jessie James, age 76, passed away on January 9,2019 in Amite. Visitation from 11 am until religious service at 1 pm, Saturday, January 19,2019, St. Helena Missionary Baptist Church, 1705 St. Helena Church Rd., Greensburg. Interment in Leonard Chapel Cemetery, Amite. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Kathy Thompson

January 9, 2019

Kathy Thompson, age 27, passed away on Wednesday, January 9,2019 in Hammond, Louisiana. Visitation from 9 am until religious service 11 am, Saturday, January 19,2019 at Rose Hill Baptist Church, 2002 W. Church St., Hammond, Louisiana. Interment in Galilee Cemetery, Hwy. 43, Springfield, Louisiana.
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Addison Hall

January 9, 2019

Addison Hall, age 5 month and 15 days, passed away on January 9,2019. Visitation on Friday, January 18,2019 from 4-8 pm at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Funeral service 2 pm, Saturday, January 19,2019, MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home. Interment in Holly Garden Cemetery, Hammond. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Melvin Bates , JR.

December 30, 2018

Melvin Bates,Jr. age 37, entered into eternal rest on December 30,2018. Visitation from 9 am until religious service 11 am, Saturday, January 12,2019 at Beech Grove #1 Baptist Church, 890 Hwy. 68 in Jackson. Interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Port Hudon. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Robert Holmes

December 15, 2018

Robert L. Holmes, Jr., age 64, passed away on December 6,2018. Visitation Saturday, December 15,2018 from 11 am until religious service 2 pm at New Zion Baptist Church, 126 East St., Denham Springs. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangement entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Linda Travis

December 8, 2018

Linda R. Travis, age 77, passed away on December 2,2018. Visitation Saturday, December 8,2018 from 8 am until religious service 11 am at House of Praise COGIC, 13900 J R Dr. in Walker. Interment in St. Mark Cemetery in Walker. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Hom
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Ruth Culbert

December 5, 2018

Evangelist Ruth A. Culbert, age 71, passed away on December 5,2018. Visitation Saturday,December 15,2018 from 9 am until religious service 11 am at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 5262 Prescott Rd., Baton Rouge. Interment in Tranquility Memorial Garden, Dennis Mill. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Melonie Johnson

December 1, 2018

Melonie Johnson, age 45, passed away on December 1,2018. Visitation Saturday, December 15,2018, 9 am -10:45 am, religious service starting at 11 am at Bethany Church North Campus, 13855 Plank Rd., Baker. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Celeste Butler

November 26, 2018

Celeste G. Butler, a resident of Baton Rouge,Louisiana passed away at her residence on Monday, November 26,2018. Survived by mother: lou Vicie George, Daughters: Gwendolyn Butler,Betty(Ritter) Butler (Gerald), Carolyn Butler Joseph(Richard), Frances Collins Butler, Edward D. Butler Sr. (Cynthia), Sister: Ruby Lewis, Sister-In-Laws: Charlene George, JoAnn George and Irene George, Brother-In-Law:...
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Johnnie Johnson

November 24, 2018

Johnnie E. Johnson, age 73, passed away on Friday, November 16,2018. Visitation from 8 am until religious service at 10 am on Saturday, November 24,2018 at Saintsville COGIC,8930 Plank Rd., baton Rouge. Interment in Black Creek Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Robert Martin

November 23, 2018

Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, and uncle peacefully entered into eternal rest on November 23,2018 at the age 90. Robert Lee Martin was born to the union of Fred and Mary J. Martin on August 5,1928. He was a Native of Greensburg, LA. and a resident of Baton Rouge,LA. He is survived by six children, Lendell L. Martin(Evelyn) of Amite,LA, Beulah M. Decuir (Gene) of Baton Rouge,LA...
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Elzenia Lomas

November 20, 2018

Elzenia Kinchen Lomas, age 89, passed away on November 20,2018. Viewing from 6-8 pm on Friday, November 30,2018 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home 7803 Florida Blvd. Denham Springs. Visitation from 9 am until religious service at 11 am on Saturday, December 1,2018 at Mt. Hope Baptist Church 206 Sullivan St.,Denham Springs. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs.
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Michael Carter

November 18, 2018

Michael W. Carter, age 48, passed away on Sunday, November 18,2018. Visitation on Saturday, December 1,2018, from 9 am until religious service 11 am at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2863 Mission Dr., Baton Rouge. Interment in Feliciana Rest Cemetery in Slaughter. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Jemaya Haynes

November 18, 2018

Jemaya C. Haynes, age 26, passed away on Sunday, November 18,2018. Visitation from 10 am until religious service at 12 noon on Saturday, November 24,2018 at Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St., Denham Springs. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Sam Lathers

November 14, 2018

Sam H. Lathers,Sr., age 78, passed away on Wednesday, November 14,2018 at his residence in Denham Springs. Viewing from 2-6 pm on Sunday,November 18,2018 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Religious service will be at 12 noon, Monday, November 19,2018 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home in Denham Springs. Rev. Elder Shannon, Officiating. Arrangements...
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Hazel Jackson

November 10, 2018

Hazel Lee Jackson, age 74, a native of Greensburg, passed away Sat., Nov. 10, 2018 at her resident in Dacula, GA. Visitation at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg from 10 am Sat., Nov. 17th. until religious service at 12 noon. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements by MJR Friendly Service F/H, Greensburg.
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Walter Coustaut

November 9, 2018

A dedicated roofer, Walter Coustaut Jr., age 85, passed away on Friday, November 9,2018 at The Guest House in Baton Rouge. Visitation from 9am until religious service at 11am Saturday, November 17,2018 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Derrick Dupard

October 29, 2018

Derrick J. Dupard, age 30, a resident of Tempe, AZ and a native of Tickfaw, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 in Tempe, AZ. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Sat., Nov 17th. until religious service in the funeral home chapel at 11 am. Interment in Gardens Rest Cemetery, Amite. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,...
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Bobby Jenkins

October 10, 2018

Bobby Joe Jenkins, 62, a self employed truck driver and a resident of Greensburg, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Fluker. Religious service at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Saturday, Oct. 20. Rev. David Jenkins, officiating. Interment in Venable Chapel Cemetery, Liverpool. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg. 225...
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James Carr

October 10, 2018

James Gregory Carr, age 57, of Amite, passed away Wed., Oct. 10, 2018. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 10 am Sat., Oct. 20 until service in the chapel at 12 noon. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service F/H, Greensburg.
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Willie Griffin

October 8, 2018

Willie Mae Griffin, age 94, a resident of Denham Springs, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at her home. Survived by her children; a son, Lional Bowers of Port Allen; 4 daughters, Ruthie Ceasar (Joseph) and Margie Soileau (Timmy) all of Denham Springs; Virginia Johnson (Barbarosa) of Lancaster, CA and Mona Eaglin (Herman) of Opelousas; a sister in law, Ida Griffin of Denham Springs; grandchildren,...
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Babara Hall

October 7, 2018

Barbara R. Hall, age 67, a retired LPN and native of Mobile, Alabama, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at her home in Baton Rouge. Survived by her children, Carlos Hall (Kimberly) and Kellitta "Kelli" Hall; grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters, brothers and other relatives and friends. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 9 am Saturday,...
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Joseph McKinely

October 2, 2018

Joseph McKinley Guntz, Sr., a retired US Air Force veteran and retired Denham Springs Housing Authority employee and a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at his home at the age of 82. Survived by his wife, Mildred Guntz of Baton Rouge; his children, Adrienne Guntz-Phipps of Fort Worth, TX; Joseph M. Guntz, Jr. and wife Wanda of San Antonio, TX and Michael W. Guntz and wife...
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Mae Earls

September 21, 2018

Mae Ella Earls, age 83, passed away on Friday, September 21,2018 at OLOL Baton Rouge. Visitation from 10 am. on Saturday, October 6,2018 until religious service 12 noon at Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St., Baton Rouge,LA., 70811. Officiating, Rev. Keno Spurlock. Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs,Louisiana. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service...
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Stanley Hughes

September 16, 2018

Stanley Hughes, age 43, a resident of Independence, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service F/H, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greenburg from 9 am Sat., Sept. 29 until religious service in the chapel at 1 pm. Interment in Elzie Dickerson Cemetery, Kentwood. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Patterson

September 7, 2018

Virginia A. Patterson, age 68, a resident of Baton Rouge,La. passed away on Friday, September 7,2018 at OLOL Regional Medical Center. Visitation Saturday, September 15,2018 from 9 am. until religious service at 11 am. at House of Praise COGIC, 13900 Jr. Dr., Walker, Louisiana. Rev. Richard Harbor,Officiating. Interment in St. Mark Cemetery, Walker, Louisiana. Arrangements entrusted to MJR...
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Robert Stewart

September 5, 2018

Robertha Stewart, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, September 5,2018. Visitation from 12 noon until religious service at 2 pm. on Saturday, September 8,2018 at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Ln., Greensburg, La., 70441. Officiating, Rev. Dr. Olton A. Lane of St. Peter Baptist Church, St. Francisville,Louisiana. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home.
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Richard Knox

September 2, 2018

Richard H. Knox, age 77, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, La. passed away on Sunday, September 2,2018 at Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet. Visitation from 9 am. until religious service at 11 am., Saturday, September 8,2018 at Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St., Baton Rouge,La 70802. Pastor Tommy Gibson, Officiating. Interment in Roselawn Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to...
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Jerry Spain

September 1, 2018

Jerry Spain "Spud", 28, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Sat., September 1, 2018 in Baton Rouge. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 7803 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs from 10 am Sat., September 15 until religious service in the chapel at 11 am. Conducted by Interment in Plainview Cemetery, Denham Springs. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home,
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Claudia Amacker

August 20, 2018

Claudia Amacker, 82, a retired educator and a resident of New Orleans, departed this life Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at Woldenberg Village, New Orleans. Visitation at First Grace United Methodist Church, 3401 Canal St., New Orleans, Rev. Shawn Anglim, pastor from 9 am Saturday, Sept. 1 until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Ronald J. Southhall, officiating. Interment in Providence Memorial Park,...
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Brenda Chandler

August 8, 2018

Brenda Herbert Chandler, 70, a resident of Westwego & Kentwood, LA. She departed this life Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg, from 5 pm to 8 pm Friday, Aug. 24. Visitation will resume at Sweet Home Christian Center Church, 434 Jackson St., Kenner from 9 am Saturday until religious...
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John K Holiday

July 11, 2018

Rev. John K. Holiday, Sr., 80, a retired Presiding Elder of the Eighth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and a resident of Greensburg, LA, departed this life Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at OLOL Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. Visitation at Black Creek AME Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane, Greesburg, Rev. Ranches Hall, pastor from 3 pm to 9 pm Friday, July 13....
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Alice Myles

June 28, 2018

Alice Myles Wilson "Peaches", 56, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Thursday, June 28, 2018 at her home. Religious service at Lazard Temple COGIC, 15750 Hwy. 43, Greensburg at 11 am Sat., July 7. Rev Milton Bryant, officiating. Interment in Nettles Cemetery, Greensburg. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Charles Brooks

June 23, 2018

Charles Edward Brooks, 64, of Killian, departed this life Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home. Visitation at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 27279 LA 22, Killian from 9:30 am Saturday, June 30 until religious service at 11 am. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements by MJR Friendly Service F/H, Denham Springs.
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Mary Edwards

June 20, 2018

Mary Lee Edwards, a resident of Hammond, departed this life Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at North Oak Medical Center, Hammond. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane Greeensburg from 9 am Friday, June 29 until service in the chapel at 11 am. Interment in Ricks Chapel Cemetery, Hillsdale. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Alma Johnson

June 20, 2018

Alma E. Johnson, 89, a resident of Baton Rouge, departed this life Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at her home. Visitation at Shiloh Baptist Church, 950 7th. St., Port Allen from 9 am Saturday, June 23 until religious service at 11 am. Rev. Raymond Allen, officiating. Interment in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Port Allen. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs. 225...
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Bobbie McFadden

June 17, 2018

Bobbie Jean McFadden, 72, a resident of Amite, departed this life Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her home. Religious service at Rocky Hill AME Church, 151 Rocky Hill Rd., Amite at 1 pm Saturday, June 23. Rev. Joe Chaney, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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Rebecca Shephard

June 15, 2018

Rebecca Edwards Shephard, 77, a resident of Greensburg, departed this life Friday, June 15, 2018 at her home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 9 am Saturday, June 23 until religious service at 11 am. Interment in Mount Zion Freewill Cemetery, Montpelier. Arrangements by MJR Friendly Service F/H.
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