A lifelong resident of Maringouin, he died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at 12:10 p.m. at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home.
He was 76. Visiting at A. Wesley Funeral Home, Maringouin, on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Religious service were at One Accord Ministry of Unification on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. conducted by Rev. Donald R. Patterson. Interment in Ventress West Oak Cemetery. Survivors include one son, Jessie Lockett of Port Allen; three sisters, Annie Mae Charles and Leona Carroll of Maringouin, and Louise Holloway of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Gustave Verrett of Washington Terrace, Utah; one sister-in-law, Mary K. Verrett; seven grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Arrangements with A. Wesley Funeral Home, Maringouin, 225-625-2383.