Carmen Marie Nolen

Carmen passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, September 9, 2018 surrounded by her family at the age of 61. She was an employee of Port Allen Wal-Mart; resident of Port Allen and native of Long Beach, MS. Interment at Chenal Cemetery. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, John E. Nolen; daughters, Linda Collins and Melissa Nolen; and grandchildren, John D. Nolen, Orrin Noland, Michael Davenport and Jordan Davenport; brothers in law, Samuel Nolen, Jr. and wife Viola and James Nolen and wife Susan; and sisters in law, Olive Pavolanie and husband Danny, Mary Lancaster and husband Al, Dorothy Bowman, and Shirley Valdez and husband Richie. Preceded in death by her brother, Steve Childs; mother and father in law, Samuel Nolen Sr. and Jimmie E. Nolen; nephews, Samuel Nolen III and Shane Bowman; and brother in law, Harvey Louis Nolen. Pallbearers will be David Noland, Paul Collins, Paul Martin, Maine Nolen, C.J. Nolen and Cizar Weatherford. Honorary pallbearers will be Sammy Nolen and Jimmy Nolen. Carmen loved to fish and her animals. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at

Norma Ann Virginia (Saizan) Moses

78, born in Panama City, Florida, a long time resident of Jarreau, LA lost her battle to cancer, surrounded by her loving family and friends on 9-7-18 at 1:36 a.m. in her home. Norma was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many. Norma loved her family more than life itself, and took in so many as her own. She loved with everything she had, and she was as tough as nails! Norma was a retired nurse from Pointe Coupee Home Health and she always took such good care of everyone. She is a member of Faith Baptist Church and was an Eastern Star with the Livonia Masonic Lodge #220 in New Roads. In her spare time she loved spending time with her friends and family, going on road trips with her girls. Since 1966, Norma was involved with the World’s Our Little Miss pageant system with her 3 daughters and granddaughter and was a 1989 World Winner. Norma mostly enjoyed her time with her life long friend/sister, Peggy Jarreau. Norma is survived by her three daughters, Stephanie Emrick and husband Scott, Shelley Collins and husband Carter, Sharmon Schexnaildre and husband Jason; grandmother to, Derrick and Dalton LeBlanc, Austin Schexnaildre, Micah Dane and John Devin Sanchez, Tonya Bush, Jeremy Todd Moses, Misty Fowler, Shelbe and Sheldon Moses, Casey Ledet and numerous nieces and nephews. Norma had 18 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren; adopted daughter, Staci Nolen and husband Chris; adopted son, Chuck Waller and wife Stacey; and sisters, Jane Williams and husband Clifton, Elouise Cline and husband Benedict; one brother, Joseph Lewis (J.L.) Saizan and wife Terri. She is preceded in death by husband, Shelby Gene Moses, Sr.; son, Shelby Gene Moses, Jr.; daughter, Shannon Elizabeth Moses; both parents, Ignace Lloyd and Louise Hires Saizan; sister, Gail Moses; brother, Ignace Lloyd Saizan, Jr.; granddaughter, Tosha Moses, great nieces; Analeese Elizabeth, Aubrey Faith, Abigail Grace; and great nephew, Justin David Strong. A special thanks to those who loved and cared for our Mother as their own, thank you from the bottom of our hearts

Joyce M. Jackson

A resident of Port Allen, she died on September 7, 2018, at age 68. Visitation was on Friday, September 14th, from noon until 4 pm at Grant’s Westside Funeral Services. Visitation on Saturday from 9 am until service at 11 am at funeral home.

Dan A. Kane

Dan passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center at 10:30 p.m., at the age 87. He was a native of Fort Worth, spent his childhood in New Orleans and was a resident of Brusly. Dan was an Army Veteran who served as a Medic in the Korean War. He retired from Cargi Entombment in the church mausoleum. Dan is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty LeJeune Kane; three children, Danny B. Kane, Danette K. Willis and husband Earl “Bubba”, Vicki K. Strickland and husband Danny, all of Brusly; two sisters, AnnaBeth K. Chiek and Patricia K. Castenada both of Metairie; four grandchildren, Brittany Vincent and husband Anatole, Courtney Purpera and husband Dale Jr., Parker Addison Willis and Kinley Grace Strickland; six great grandchildren, Drake, Cooper and Alyce Vincent, Coy, Dailyn and Kace Purpera; numerous nieces and nephews. Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Royal “Roy” and Mamie Stowers Kane; brother, Billy; step siblings, Jim and Jane. Memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in his memory. Please share memories at

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Cecilia David St. Romain

a native of Erwinville and resident of Baton Rouge was peacefully called home by GOD on Saturday September 8, 2018 at the age of 86. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Everett St. Romain, daughter Janice “Jan” (James) Coussens of Baton Rouge, her sons Glen (Paula) St. Romain of Baton Rouge and David (Elba) St. Romain of Canton Georgia, four grandchildren Kimberly “Kim” (Eric) Merriam, Christopher “Chris” (Hai) St. Romain, Michael (Carolina) Mena, and Lauren (Brad) Madison, nine great-grandchildren Allison, Bridget, HaiAnh, Abbie, David, Sophia, Daniel, Connor, Ethan. She is preceded in death by her parents Doulie and Oneila David, three brothers Bertney, Afrie, and Lester David, and her sister Shirley Westbrook. Cecilia volunteered at Our Lady of the Lake’s Pink Lady Group for 28 years as well as volunteering at the Seabrook Library in Texas for 6 years. In lieu of flowers consider a donation to the Paula G. Manship YMCA for the children’s program, or a charity of choice.

Ronnie Gibson

Ronnie “coot” Gibson, 42, died Friday, Sept. 7th 2018 at his home in Baton Rouge of natural causes. Coot was born on July 3rd, 1976 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Regina and Ronnie Gibson & later relocated to Erwinville La. In 2003, he received his Barber Accreditation from Louisiana Technical College in Baton Rouge, La. In 2004 He then opened and operated a successful barber shop “Classic Cutz” located in Erwinville, La. He married Mary Stevenson on Sept. 24th, 2005. He has 4 children. Coot was loved by many and will truly be missed. He is survived by his parents Ronnie & Regina Gibson, his wife Mary Stevenson-Gibson and 4 children: Ronnie Gibson Jr. (17), Makaiya Gibson (10), Dar’rion Hall (18), and Alexus Johnson.

Marietta Guerin ‘Cookie’ Marietta passed away at her home in Grosse Tete on September 16, 2018, at 5:49 p.m. at the age of 80. She was a native and resident of Grosse Tete. Marietta was a retired bank teller from Bank of Maringouin and a homemaker. Burial in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery in Grosse Tete. Marietta is survived by her five children, Evelyn Easterly David of Grosse Tete, Maurice H. “”Bud”” Easterly III and wife Judy of Brusly, Joe Easterly and wife Eva of Prairieville, Connie Easterly of Grosse Tete, Paul Easterly and wife Chantel of Grosse Tete; 12 grandchildren, Misty Easterly, Olivia David Latiolas, Robert David Jr., Joseph Easterly Jr., Jacob David, Carolyn Easterly, Maurice Easterly IV, Clayton Easterly Jr., Alice Cochran and Ben Ramagos, Daniel Easterly, Brandy LeBlanc and Ricky Tullier Jr.; 11 great grandchildren, Ella, Ava and Nicholas Latiolas, Luke George Jr., Brantley Beard, Alex David, Kade, Hudson and Eva LeBlanc, Sophie Tullier and Kylie Aguillard; siblings, JE “”Smoke”” Guerin Jr. of Grosse Tete, JC “”Peanut”” Guerin and wife Shirley of Grosse Tete, Eve Riviere of Port Allen, James “”Bernard”” Guerin and wife Sarah of Denham Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews. Marietta was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Maurice “”Buddy”” Holmes Easterly Jr.; son-in-law, Robert David Sr., parents, Joseph “”Pomp”” and Evelyn “”Lean”” Bossier Guerin; siblings, Paul “”Ta”” Guerin and wife Charlene, Charles “”Willie”” Guerin; brother-in-law, Peter Riviere; niece, Mickey Guerin. Pallbearers will be Bud and Gordon Easterly, Robert and Jacob David, Luke George Jr, Clayton and Daniel Easterly and Ben Ramagos. Honorary pallbearers will be Brantley Beard, Joseph, Joe, Paul and Maurice Easterly, JE “”Smoke”” Guerin Jr., Nicholas Sr. and Nicholas Latiolas Jr. Please share memories at

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