Thomas “Tommy” Henry Scott Sr.

Feb 12, 2024

Thomas “Tommy” Henry Scott Sr., of Akers, Louisiana, passed away at his home on Owl Bayou Canal on Monday, February 12, 2024, at the age of 60. He was born on March 9, 1963, in Houma, Louisiana, the son of the late Andrew Paul Scott and Rita Mae Vidal Scott. He was a fisherman, who loved shrimping and crabbing with...

Camilla Sigrid Swenson Harris

Feb 9, 2024

Camilla Sigrid Swenson Harris passed away peacefully at home with her family on Friday, February 9, 2024, in Covington, Louisiana, at the age of 93.  She was born on Thursday, June 26, 1930 in Greensboro, North Carolina to the late Paul Marshall Swenson and the late Joyce Harper Swenson.  She was a resident of Covington, Louisiana, but lived in New...

Carlos Arturo Hidalgo

Feb 9, 2024

Carlos Arturo Hidalgo passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 76.  He was born on Sunday, November 23, 1947 in Santiago, Chile to the late Noemi Fernandez and the late Carlos Enrique Hidalgo Jurado.  He was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana.

Carlos is survived by his wife, Sandra B. Hidalgo; children, Sandra "Mimi" Davis...

Johnnie Park Snow

Feb 9, 2024

Johnnie Park Snow, 81, of Abilene, Texas, passed away in Hammond, Louisiana on February 9th.  

Johnnie attended McMurray College in Abilene, received a Master's Degree at University of Arkansas Fayetteville, and PhD at Texas A&M University, before becoming a research professor at LSU.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Farnum and Erma Snow; brother, Jerry Lee Snow; and...

Dallas Marie Kirkland

Feb 7, 2024

Dallas Marie Kirkland passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, in Covington, Louisiana, at the age of 28.  She was born on Thursday, June 29, 1995 in Concord, California to Stacy Kirkland and the late Lynda Collura.  She was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Dallas is survived by her father, Stacy Kirkland; daughters, Kinsley Kirkland and Autumn Parnell; grandmother, Dorothy Collura;...

Geraldine Marie Richard

Feb 5, 2024

Geraldine Marie Richard

Geraldine Marie Richard, age 79, peacefully gained her angel wings on Monday, February 5, 2024, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born to the late Beatrice Welch Smith and Joseph Evans Smith on December 19th 1944, in Bridge City on the Huey P. Long Bridge in the back of a taxi on the way to the hospital....

Robin Elizabeth Allen

Feb 4, 2024

Robin Elizabeth Allen was born December 5, 1955, in Belzoni, MS and passed away February 4, 2024, at her residence in Amite, LA. She was 68 years old. 

Robin identified as an “eccentric” and anyone that knew her got to know that quickly. She was creative, boisterous, opinionated, and unapologetically herself. In her early adult years, Robin thrived in the lively...

Orelia "Cookie" Fontenot Blackwell

Feb 4, 2024

Orelia “Cookie” Mary Fontenot Blackwell, of Sweetwater, Louisiana, peacefully passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the age of 85.  She was born on Saturday, January 28, 1939, in Whitehall, Louisiana, to the late Octema Fontenot and Dallas LeBourgeois Fontenot.  Orelia was better known as “Cookie” by her family and friends.  She was fiercely independent and enjoyed time to...

William "Bill" Roy Payne

Feb 4, 2024

William “Billy” Roy Payne, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away surrounded by his children on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the age of 72. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Saturday, January 26, 1952, to the late Mariou Herbert Payne and Virginia Mary Heffker Payne. 

William is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer Lynne Payne and Thaddeus Gautier, son,...

Nicky L. Balfantz

Feb 3, 2024

Nicky L. Balfantz  passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2024, in Maurepas, Louisiana, at the age of 64.  He was born on Thursday, December 10, 1959 in Maurepas, Louisiana to the late Maude and Chester Balfantz. He was a resident of Maurepas, Louisiana.

Nicky is survived by his siblings, Carl Balfantz (Pam) and Lois Anderson (Charles); niece, Jessica  Balfantz; close friends,...