Ofelia Collins

Entered into eternal rest on August 1, 2018 at the age of 73. Services entrusted to Hall Davis and Son. Visitation Friday, August 10, 2018 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Hall’s Celebration Center,

9348 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation continues Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:00 am until religious service at 10:00 am, Dominion and Power Ministries, 1525 Lapalco Blvd., Harvey, LA. Interment Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, LA.

 

Yolanda Kay “Landa” Palmer

Yolanda Kay Palmer, 55, born in New Orleans, passed away at her home on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. She was a long-time resident of Baton Rouge. Yolanda is survived by her daughter, Dawnisha Palmer; 3 sisters; 2 brothers; 3 nieces; 1 nephew; 3 great-nieces and a

host of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother,   Dasley Johnson. Services entrusted to Hall Davis and Son. Viewing will be held Friday, August 10, 2018 from 1 PM to 5 PM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Hall Davis and Son, 9348 Scenic Hwy, at 10 AM followed by interment at Winnfield Memorial Park.

 

Milton J. Dotson, III

Milton J. Dotson, III, entered into eternal rest on August 2, 2018 at the age of 65. Survived by his wife, Donna Ellis Dotson; mother, Versie Williams Summers; stepmother, Shirley M. Dotson;

daughters, Martina (Anthony Ferguson), Carta Kinchen and LaTisha (Brian) Harris; sons, Milton J. (Tia) Dotson, IV, Isaac (Shirley) Kinchen and Myron (Caprice) Dotson; sisters, JoAnn D. Oby, Verbie (Albert) Patterson and Delois (Anthony) Harris; brother, Harry J. Dotson; 16

grandchildren 12 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his father, Milton Dotson, Jr.; grandparents, John W. (Mary) Williams and Milton (Alberta) Dotson. Services entrusted to Hall Davis and Son. Visitation Friday, August 10, 2018 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm, St. Peter United Methodist Church, 77675 Pecan St., Maringouin, LA. Visitation continues Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:00 am until religious service at 11:00 am., St. Peter United Methodist Church. Interment Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Cemetery, Maringouin, LA.

 

David Hardin

Entered into eternal rest on August 3, 2018 at the age of 63. Services entrusted to Hall Davis and Son. Visitation Saturday, August 11, 2018 9:00 am until religious service at 11:00 am, Hall Davis and Son, 58790 Iron Farm Rd., Plaquemine, LA. Interment Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery, Bayou Goula, LA.

 

William A. Lowery

William passed away peacefully Saturday evening, August 11, 2018 at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice surrounded by family. He was 85. He was a resident of Port Allen and a native of Creal Springs, IL. He was a veteran of the US Navy. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at a later date. He is survived by his wife: Glenda Donahou and many loving extended family members. Internet: Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online atwww.wilbertservices.com. Funeral Home in charge of arrangements and telephone numbers: WILBERT FUNERAL HOME IN PORT ALLEN

 

William Thomas ‘Bill’ Heflin

William Thomas “Bill” Heflin, 74, succumbed to cancer on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at the Carpenter House Hospice in Baton Rouge. He was a graduate of Baton Rouge High School and Louisiana State University. A longtime resident of Port Allen, he is survived by his children from his first wife, Bonnie Walker Holliday; son, William Thomas “Tommy” Heflin of Galliano, LA; daughter, Colonel (USAF) Kristin Heflin McCoy and husband Jason McCoy of Columbus, OH; and daughter, Kendall Heflin Holderith and husband Tom Holderith of Baton Rouge; sister, Lynne Duvernay; brother, Don David; and six grandchildren, Ryan Heflin Schexnayder and Dillon Heflin, Molly and Connor McCoy, and Brennan and Beau Martin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julie Ourso Heflin; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lee Heflin and Mrs. Marilyn Shipp; and brother, George David. There was a private burial service at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery in Brusly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Joseph Hospice Foundation, 17732 Highland Road, Suite G, Box 241, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at

 

Betty Jean Doucet

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 although we loved you dearly we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us he only takes the best. Betty Jean passed away peacefully at her home on August 11, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was 83. She was a resident and native of Port Allen. Burial took place at 10:00 am at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment followed at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John B. Doucet; Daughter: Peggy Doucet Major; Son: Ronald L. Doucet & wife Rita; Daughter: Bonny J. Brown & husband Richard; & son: Johnny Doucet & wife Darnell; Sister: Rita Estess; Brother: Oscar “Slick” Lemoine, Jr.; Brother: Steve Lemoine; 10 grandchildren: Kristen, Ashley, Wesley, Stephanie, Brittany, Trenton, Sarah, Bobby, Heather & Jennifer; 5 great-grandchildren: Stokely, Adaline, Bailey, Kaleb, Hunter She is preceded in death by her parents: Oscar & Eunice Lemoine; 3 Sisters: Verna McCullough, Ruby Alford & Vera Johnson; 3 brothers: Alvin Lemoine, Sr., Roland Lemoine & Robert “Bobby” Lemoine. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online atwww.wilbertservices.com.

 

Ivory Antoine Jr.

A resident of Port Allen, he died on August 7, 2018, at age 59. Burial at Louisiana National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Maude Marie Antoine; children, Levar, Willie (Lakeisha), John (TaQuaisha) and Lorenzo (Nekiba); seven grandchildren; mother, Earlee Antoine; siblings, Marilyn (Gigi), Kenneth and Ronald; three sisters-in-law; special aunt, Arthell Brown and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Ivory Antoine, Sr.

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