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Betty Boutte Louviere

November 27, 1935 – April 19, 2018 Betty Boutte Louviere, a native of New Iberia and a longtime resident of Franklin, passed away on Thursday,…



Broderick L. Willis, Sr.

Broderick L. Willis, Sr., 41, a resident of Houston, TX and native of Franklin, LA passed away on Sunday April 15, 2018 at 12:54 AM….


Oscar Spencer Dewey

Oscar Spencer Dewey, 69, a resident of Verdunville, LA and native of Patterson, LA passed away peacefully on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 7:22 am…








R.D. Austin

R.D. Austin, 81, a resident of Patterson, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. R.D. was born on…


Dennis John Boudreaux

Dennis John Boudreaux, a native of New Orleans and a longtime resident of Franklin, passed away at the age of 67 at his home on…



Mamie Byers Griffin

Mamie Byers Griffin, 60, a native of Berwick, LA and a resident of Morgan City, LA, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 10:05…



Mary L. Broussard Richard

Mary L. Broussard Richard, 80, a native of Vermillion Parish and resident of Bayou Vista, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Teche Regional Medical…



Joshua Paul Dinger

Joshua Paul Dinger, 32, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Teche Regional Medical Center. Joshua was born on June…


Ray James Guarisco

Ray James Guarisco, 72, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at Lafayette General Medical Center. Ray was a true and…



Sterling Adam Vining Jr.

Sterling Adam Vining Jr., 83, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family….