Brantley A. Wilson

Brantley passed away in Port Allen at his home on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the age of 30. He was a native and resident of Port Allen and a graduate of Port Allen High School. Brantley was an equipment operator with West Baton Rouge Parish Drainage Department. Burial was in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery in Brusly. Brantley is survived by his parents, Kimi Aillet Craft and Ken A. Craft of Port Allen, siblings, Audie Burke Wilson Jr. and wife Bridget of Harahan, LA; Lance A. Craft of Baton Rouge; grandmothers, Bobbie Aillet Smith, Julie Aillet, and Arie Lou Prochaska; nephew and niece, Trae and Lillie Wilson; aunts and uncles, Alicia Aillet Maranto, Albert Kim, Chris Hebert, Dorothy Stephens and Charles Craft and numerous cousins, Breanna, Shelby, John, Zoe, Connor, Christian, Lindyn, Madison, Ryan, Nathan, Brielle, Ryan, Brandi, Amber, Chance and Jolie. Brantley was preceded in death by his grandmother, Linda Kim; grandfathers, Allen Aillet Jr. and Walter “Buddy” Craft; two uncles, Allen Aillet III and John “Jason” Aillet. Brantley was an outdoor


Preston O. Carroll

God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, so He put His arms around you and whispered, “Come to me”. With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away, and though we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, a precious soul at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. Preston a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother in law and friend; passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at the age of 70. He was a retired electrician with I.B.E.W. after 30 years; resident of Port Allen and native of Milton, FL. A US Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. Interment at Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Tonie Monson Carroll; sons, Macon and Austin Carroll; grandson, Kiptyn; sisters, Eunice Melvin, Barbara (Danny) Glass, Linda Connor, and Sharon (Frank) Cope; brothers, Grady (Kathy) Carroll, and Robert (Peggy) Carroll; brothers in law, Joe (Janel) Monson, Brian (Jan) Monson, and Sammy (Rhonda) Monson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his granddaughter, Azalee Carroll; parents, Lonnie and Carmon Carroll; and brothers, Clyde, Emanuel, Lonnie, Jr., Lloyd and Johnnie Carroll. Preston loved to gardening, fishing and antiques. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at


Patricia (Dart) Browning

Patricia Dart Browning, 85, a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and resident of Baton Rouge, unexpectedly passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, August 31, 2018. She is survived by her six children, Margaret (Peggy) McKinley and husband Billy of Port Allen, Joan Clause and husband Villery, A. Val Browning and wife Kay, both of Baton Rouge, Andy Browning of Concord, NC, Tim Browning and wife Misty of Walker and Jeniffer Swain of Greenwell Springs; 11 grandchildren, Corie, Elisabeth, Kyle, Megan, TJ, Matthew, Micheal, Brenna, Angela, Corinne, and James; and 2 great-grandchildren, Jake and Katy. Also by her sister Lois Brick and husband Ed, of Madison, WI, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was a retired Registered Nurse with over 40 years of service to the Baton Rouge General and Capital Home Health and Hospice. She was a long-time volunteer with Boy Scouts of American and Girl Scouts. She was awarded the Silver Beaver from Boy Scouts, which is the highest award given to volunteers at the Council level. She also traveled to Honduras multiple times to do missionary work in a medical clinic. The last few years, she was a volunteer at Southeast Ministries Food Bank, were she was recognized as volunteer of year. She was preceded in death by her husband Archie V. Browning Jr., and parents Garfield and Margaret Dart. A memorial service will take place on Thursday, Sept 13, 2018, at Calvary Christian Fellowship at 3535 South Sherwood Forest Blvd at 7pm, with visitation starting at 6pm. In her continual quest to help others, she donated her body to science. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you make a donation to Southeast Ministries or your favorite charity in her name.

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