Dr. Jeffrey Glenn Phillips,

affectionately known as “Pastor P” and “Dr. Phil” a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA transitioned to Heaven on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Dr. Phil was Pastor of World Shakers Church International of Baton Rouge, LA and was a Master Cement Finisher. He was the epitome of LOYALTY, and it permeated every area of his life, in everything he did. He had a servant’s heart, a genuine passion for people, and he always led by example. He leaves to carry on his legacy, First Lady Wilma Daggs Phillips, his wife of nearly 40 years; children, Telisha (Darnell) Phillips- Jones, ZeKeidra (Sedrick) Phillips-Knight and Min. Jeremiah Phillips, all of Baton Rouge, LA; grandchildren, DeMarius Phillips, Katriel Phillips, Tajah Phillips, Keilon Kirklin, Cade Kirklin and Zwele Knight, all of Baton Rouge, LA; siblings, Clara Phillips- Pursley, Eddie (Eunice) Phillips, Leon (Mae) Phillips, James (Velma) Phillips, Corliss

(Melvin) Mitchell, and John Henry Phillips, all of Baton Rouge, LA; Abraham (Mable) Phillips, Jr. of Hampton, VA; Cinderella (Joseph) Green and Catherine Williams of Oakland, CA; Shirley (Lionel) Scott of Huntsville, AL; Joseph (Helene) Jackson of Dowagiac, MI; covenant brother, Dr. W. Ron Walker of Gretna, LA. Dr. Phillips was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham Phillips, Sr. and Amy Williams Phillips;

sister, Ruby Howard. Professional Services Entrusted to Hall Davis and Son Funeral Service. A celebration of life is scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11:00 am at Word of Life Christian Center, 40066 La Hwy. 22, Darrow, LA 70725, Apostle Leroy Thompson, Sr. officiating.

 

Carolyn Richardson Smith

Carolyn entered into eternal rest on July 11, 2018 at the age of 49. Services Entrusted to Hall Davis and Son. Visitation Saturday, July 21, 2018 12:00 pm until religious service at 1:00 pm, Greater Saint Paul Baptist Church, 1724 Rev. Manuel St., Port Allen, LA. Evangelist Mary Snearl officiating. Interment Lady of Knight Cemetery, Port Allen, LA.

Eric Joseph

Entered into eternal rest on July 8, 2018 at the age of 29. Services Entrusted to Hal Davis and Son. Visitation Saturday, July 21, 2018 8:00 am until religious service at 10:00 am, Hall’s Celebration Center, 9348 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge, LA. Interment Lady of Knight Cemetery, Port Allen, LA.

 

Rose Marie Olano Babin

Rose Marie Olano Babin was born in White Castle, Louisiana on October 25, 1929 to Charles David Olano and Lessie Marie Stevens Olano. The oldest of 4 children; she is survived by Charles Joseph “Joe” Olano of Santa Rosa Beach in Florida. Her sister, Florabel Rita Olano Skerrett, and her brother, Ashton Ray Olano, are both deceased. With her husband Herbert L. Babin, Jr. of 64 years, she had 6 children and spouses: Nancy McLemore of Vidalia; Dr. Charles Babin and his wife Beth of Asheville; Lydia Catherine Babin of Vidalia; Mary Susan Clayton and husband Marc of Arden; John Herbert “Jack” Babin and wife Kathleen of New York City; and, William Babin and his wife Nui of Denver. Rose has 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren: Jack McLemore, III and his wife Paige and their child, Jack IV of Baton Rouge; and Scott McLemore and his wife Laura and their children, Molly and Natalie of Vidalia; Charles Babin, Jr. and Catherine Babin Manly and her husband James all of Atlanta; Joseph Pall and his son Trenton of Denver; Nicholas Pall of Jacksonville; Matheson Babin and Hugo Babin of New York City; and Naleen Babin of Denver. Rose Marie led a fulfilling and beautiful life. She and Herb met in 5th grade when a mutual friend was sent by “Sparky” to ask if she liked him. Alice, Herb’s sister, became her best friend so she (“Bonesy”) was a fixture in the Babin household her whole life. Rose’s family nickname was “Tooky”. She graduated from White Castle High School and then went on to Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to major in Home Economics. When the money ran out, she was forced to leave school, but she vowed to finish her degree one day. She worked for Dalton’s Department Store in Baton Rouge and Dr. Tomeny in White Castle. Rose Marie began a life of travel after her marriage to Herb on December 27, 1951. They lived in Memphis for a short time and then enjoyed life in Jacksonville with their first child. After being discharged from the Navy, they returned to White Castle then took off for California with two children for sixteen years. Rose Marie gave birth to the younger four children on the West Coast. As all of the children grew up, she was very active at their schools; she volunteered in the school library, chaperoned dances and attended all of their sports and academic events. As many know, Rose Marie’s favorite topic was her children. In California, Rose Marie became politically active; her first campaign was working for Ronald Reagan’s gubernatorial run. In 1971, she moved her family to Alabama and then 3 years later to Maryland. Next, New Jersey then back to Maryland in Columbia. All of these moves were accomplished single-handedly as Herb usually went ahead to start his new position; Rose bought and sold many houses. While in Maryland, she volunteered and worked for the election of several politicians including a state senator and made many like-minded friends. Rose Marie enjoyed all her volunteer work especially in the White House. She was even a delegate to the Republican Convention one year. Rose Marie and Herb returned to Louisiana with retirement in 1995, shedding their nicknames along the way, and moving to Brusly! By this time, she had spread her children all over the USA. After Herb died in 2016, Rose Marie decided it was time to downsize and moved to a lovely retirement community in Asheville, NC. She spent her last year of her life enjoying family and new found friends. Rose Marie touched so many lives during her long life of 88 years. We will always remember her at her granddaughter Cate’s wedding in April 2018 cutting a rug on the dance floor enjoying life with her family. Rose Marie will be dearly missed. Rose Marie has requested donations to the Wounded Warrior Project in lieu of flowers. Rose Marie will be placed with Herb at the Port Hudson National Cemetery on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

 

 

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