Bernadine E. Chube Jenkins

Bernadine E. Chube Jenkins was born to the union of Willie H. Chube Sr. and Elizabeth Lee Chube on January 25,1932. She departed this life on Wednesday June 27, 2018. She was baptized at age 9 at the St Mary Baptist Church of Baton Rouge where she maintained an active membership until she later joined the Mt Zion First Baptist Church. She was an active member at Mt Zion for over 4 decades as a member of the Senior Choir. She later joined the Greater First Church Baptist as a Charter Member, where she was active until her death. Mrs. Jenkins attended McKinley High School. She graduated from Southern University in May 1955

(Magna Cum Laude). Upon graduation she accepted a job as the first Business Education Teacher at Central High School in Bogaiusa, La. where she taught for 4 years. She received her Master’s Degree in 1959 from Columbia University in New York. Later that year Mrs. Jenkins accepted a position as an instructor in the Business Education Department at Southern

University in 1959. Mrs. Jenkins retired from Southern University as an Assistant Professor with

over 50 years of Service in 2012. Mrs. Jenkins was an FCC licensed Radio Show host at WXOK on Sunday mornings from 1953 to 1958. She was a Golden Life Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. having been recently honored for over 50 years of Active Membership. She was an

active member of numerous organizations and associations among which are: The Southern University Alumni Association, The McKinley Alumni Association, The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association, and Phi Delta Kappa Association of Educators. Mrs. Jenkins was

preceded in death by her parents Willie H. Chube, Sr. and Elizabeth Lee Johnson. Step-Mother Viola S. Chube, Step-Father James C. Johnson, Husbands; Edward Augustus, Sr. and Nathan

Jenkins, Jr. and two Sisters Gloria C. Nixon and Betty M. Chube. Mrs. Jenkins leaves to cherish her memory two sons Edward, Jr. (Theda), Michael (Lan). Five grand children; Edward III,

Sedrick, Tedra, Christopher and Nattaya Augustus, three great grand children; Chania, Sedrick, Jr, and Akari Augustus, two Brothers; Willie H, Chube, Jr. (Alice), Donald R. Chube (Diane),

Sisters; Irene D. Milbum, Mary Leona Smart and Barbara J. Fortune and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services entrusted to Hall Davis & Son 9348 Scenic Hwy Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation on Thursday, July 5, from 9:00am to 11:00am. Funeral services at 11:00am. Internment at Southern Memorial Gardens 3210 Blount Road Baton Rouge, LA.


Renell B. Williams

Entered into eternal rest on July 1, 2018, at the age of 56. Survived by her husband, Morris J. Williams Sr.; parents, Mildred Bridgewater and Randolf Bridgewater; sons, Morris J. Williams Jr., Matthew Williams and Montel Williams; sisters, Sander Bridgewater, Lorenza Edwards, LaKisha Bridgewater; brothers, Winston Bridgewater, Gregory Bridgewater and Robert Bernard Bridgewater. Services Entrusted to Hall Davis and Son. Visitation Friday, July 6, 2018, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Hall Davis and Son of Plaquemine, 58790 Iron Farm Rd., Plaquemine, LA. Visitation

continues Saturday, July 7, 2018, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Asbury Independent Methodist Church, 31755 Laurel Ridge Rd., White Castle, LA. Reverend Andrew Richardson, officiating. Interment Asbury Independent Methodist Church Cemetery, White Castle, LA.


Noemie (Lorio) Anderson

Noemie passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 11:08 a.m. at her granddaughter’s home in Gonzales, at the age of 93. She was a native and lifelong resident of Port Allen. Noemie was a homemaker. Burial in Roselawn Memorial Park in Baton Rouge. Noemie is survived by her children, Stephen P. Anderson of Linden, TN, Shelia Anderson Rigby of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Heidi Anderson Bergeron and husband Allen of Gonzales, Sharon Rigby of Baton Rouge, Daniel Weedon of Lake Brownwood, TX; two great-grandchildren, Craig and Brady Bergeron; three great-great-grandchildren. Noemie was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, John Harold Anderson; parents, Joseph and Noemie Hotard Lorio; siblings, Leona Lorio LaBauve, Eunice Lorio Devillier, Conway, Pete, Percy, Stanley, Edwin and Louis Lorio. Noemie was active in the Port Allen community in her younger days. Memorial donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans Association. Please share memories at


Don C. “Pops” Baucum

Don passed away peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2018 after a hard fought battle of multiple illnesses at The Woodleigh at the age of 84 with family and friends encouraging him every step of the way. He was a retired Deputy Sheriff with West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office; resident and native of Port Allen, La. and a US Air ForceVeteran who started his Police career as a Military Police Officer. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, celebrated by Father Matt Lorrain. Interment followed at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery. He is survived by his son, Stormy Baucum and wife Becky; son in law, Johnny Crochet; grandchildren, Brittany Strahan and husband Tanner, Justin Baucum, Caleb Crochet and Josh Crochet; great grandchildren, Scarlett Baucum, Tristan Strahan, and Baby Strahan due in January; and honorary son, Coy Smith. Preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Anne Cancienne Baucum; daughter, Donna Crochet; parents, Harper and Lurline Baucum; and brothers, Billy and Benny Joe Baucum. Pallbearers will be Justin Baucum, Caleb and Josh Crochet, Tanner Strahan, Mark Westbrook and Greg Vice, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be all Westside Country Club members. He loved playing golf and hanging out with his golfing buddies at the club in Brusly. Don also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends; especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at


John Burton Bernard

John Burton Bernard passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the age of 80. He was a native of Baton Rouge and a resident of Dulac, LA. John was an entrepreneur and proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. John enjoyed reading, traveling and loved to fish with his children and grandchildren. He never met a stranger and loved visiting with family and friends. Relatives and friends of the family gathered to attend a celebration of life at the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Posse building in Port Allen, LA on Sunday, July 8, 2018. John is survived by his daughter, Tracy Bernard; son Mark Bernard and his wife, Monique; grandchildren, Joshua Bernard and his wife, Valerie, Ty Bernard and his wife, Bliss; great-grandchild, Brock Bernard, and brother, Paul Bernard; he is also survived by his loving canine companion, Toby. John is preceded in death by his parents Edwin and Flora Beard Bernard; John is also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made Chauvin Funeral home is honored to serve the Bernard family.


Honorable Fern (Major) David

Fern passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Cornerstone Village South in Lafayette. She was 81. Fern was a resident of Port Allen. She retired from serving 40 years as the only female Justice of the Peace in West Baton Rouge Parish, having married over 800 couples. She also retired from the WBR School Board as a computer teacher at Devall Middle School, and prior to that she was a business owner of Nolan David’s Grocery and Trailer Park for over 25 years. Visitation was on Monday, July 9, at Wilbert Funeral Home, Port Allen and again on Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lakeland until Mass of Christian Burial conducted by Rev. Father Todd Lloyd. Entombment was at Chenal Cemetery. She is survived by her children, Gwen Simon & husband Larry, Mike David & wife Tammy and Kristi Bourgeois & husband Alan; two sisters, Barbara Manchester & husband Cecil and Margaret Lemoine & husband Pat; two brothers, Roger Major & wife Glenda and John K. Major & wife Betty; six grandchildren, Michael David, Brandi David, Ryan Simon and wife Denise, Drew Simon and wife Jenny, Kaylee Lefeaux and husband Jeremie & Kasey Bourgeois; and nine great-grandchildren, Ariel David, Jean-Paul Simon, Vivienne Simon, Lucy Simon, Audrey Simon, Alayna Lefeaux, Brynlee Lefeaux & Cydnie Lefeaux & Camille Grace Simon expected in September. She is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Nolan J. David; parents, Roger Major & Mae Bueche Major Thibodeaux; and great-grandson, Louis Emile Simon. Pallbearers will be Michael David, Jr., Ryan Simon, Drew Simon, Kasey Bourgeois, Nat James & Wayne Pourciau. Special thanks to the staff on Ward A at Cornerstone Village South for all of the loving care. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online


Linda Hawkins

A native of Port Allen, LA, she passed away on July 5, 2018 at the age of 63. Arrangements are pending at Hall Davis and Son Funeral Service. 225-778-1612


Ryan E. Robicheaux

passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Legacy Nursing Home in Plaquemine at 12:20 p.m. He was 77 years old. Ryan was a native of Franklin and resident of Brusly. He was a retired District Sale Manager in the Insurance Industry. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Matthew Lorrain. Entombment in the church mausoleum. Ryan is survived by his two daughters, Gwendelyn “”Gwen”” R. Landry and husband Chris “”Ghost”” of Livionia, Jacqueline “”Jackie”” Robicheaux of Brusly; two sons, Ryan E. Robicheaux Jr., Timothy J. Robicheaux (Christina), all of Brusly; three brothers, Robert Robicheaux and wife Berinda of Franklin, Michael Robicheaux and wife Carol Jean of Lafayette, Guy Robicheaux of Houma; six grandchildren, TJ Robicheaux, Donielle Robicheaux, Kaylin Couvillon and husband Garrett, Kyle Robicheaux, Jarhett Theriot and wife Collette, and Jade Theriot; two step-grandchildren, Tracy M. Badeaux and husband Josh, and Brittany Mears; three great-grandchildren, Eli Robicheaux, Brayden Marionneaux and Cael Couvillon. Ryan was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Ruby Nell Soileau Robicheaux; parents, Percy and Iva Charpentier Robicheaux; three brothers, Riley, Marshall and Stephen Robicheaux; three sisters, Audrey Carriere, Delores Robicheaux and Loretta R. Meaux. Pallbearers will be TJ, Kyle and Robbie Robicheaux, Jarhett Theriot, Josh Badeaux and Garrett Couvillon. Ryan was on the board of the West Baton Rouge Council on Aging for many years. The family would like to thank Legacy Nursing Skilled Care and Rebabilitation, Comfort Care Hospice and the Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet Cancer Doctors and Nurses on the 6th floor. Please share memories at




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